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Trek-in prefab cabin offers luxury sustainable lodgings for campers

1/15<p>Trek In Hikers Cabin-Moodworks Architecture<p>Trek-In is a prefab cabin designed for campers and those seeking solitude in beautiful natural …

6 Ways to Become a Millionaire

<b>Don't Ever Borrow From Your 401(k)</b><br>Dipping early into your 401(k) is a terrible idea for two reasons, says J.J. Burns, a certified financial planner in Melville, New York. First, the money you borrow will no longer be compounding with interest. If this sounds like no biggie, consider: Borrowing …

5 Signs You Should See a Doctor for Depression

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Silicon Valley

The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I've learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

Language

The 12 best Android apps of 2014

Between the release of Android Lollipop, a slew of new cutting-edge handsets, and a brand new platform for smartwatches and wearables, 2014 was an …

5 Bright Ideas That'll Make You a Better Investor

From lower-cost financial advice to a fresh way to find a bargain stock, the best new investing breakthroughs of the year.<p>Every year, there are …

Investing

6 Ways To Save Tons of Money Shopping on Amazon This Holiday Season

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Shopping

How You Can Learn the #1 Persuasion Technique of FBI Hostage Negotiators

FBI Hostage negotiators know how to listen and this is the secret to connecting with people.<p>We’ve all been told we could be better listeners and that …

Emotional Intelligence

The 30 Best Movies of 2014 (So Far)

With Oscar season just around the corner (literally -- we can see it peeking out, all gilded and glittery and begging for attention), we thought we'd run down 10 more of the best movies of 2014. (For those of you playing along at home, this is our third such rundown in three such quarters.)<p>This is …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

Learning

Best and Worst Terms for Your Résumé

In a recent CareerBuilders survey, over 2,200 hiring managers were asked to rank the terms they typically see in resumes as good or bad terms to use. The results are worth noting if you are currently submitting résumés for job opportunities.<p><b>The 15 Best Résumé Terms</b><p>These are the 15 terms those …

Employment

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing