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How To Boost Your Wi-Fi With a Range Extender

I love the Wi-Fi service available in my home. I have my laptop, my smartphone and my tablet hooked up to it so I can surf the web from anywhere in …

One Of These 21 Movies Will Probably Win Best Picture At The 2015 Oscars

<i>Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 22, 2015, entertainment managing editor Christopher Rosen and entertainment editor Matthew Jacobs will pore over awards season and discuss which films will make the most noise at the 87th</i> …

10 hottest housing markets for 2015

Even though the housing market has been steadily recovering for a few years now, one thing has been keeping it from making a real comeback: first-time homebuyers.<p>But that will soon change, according to Realtor.com.<p>As the jobs picture improves, Millennials are going to be returning to the housing …

Chinese Investors Snap Up Property in Bankrupt Detroit

China<p>BEIJING — Bankrupt Detroit’s thousands of empty buildings are being flogged at rock-bottom prices — and Chinese investors are answering the siren call of unbeatable deals.<p>With family homes regularly selling for around $10,000, the beleaguered Motor City is now the number-four destination for …

Inside Tinder's Hookup Factory

Entering Tinder’s modest office building in Los Angeles, where signs on the first floor point to a Castaways Casting Office, it’s not clear you’re …

Real estate investor diversifies with dividend stocks

<b>Owen Bigland, 48</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Realtor<p><b>The portfolio</b><p>Rental properties and shares in companies such as Johnson & Johnson, McDonald's, TD Bank, RBC, Altria Group, Wal-Mart Stores, PepsiCo, Chevron and Nestlé; also owns exchange-traded funds.<p><b>The investor</b><p>More than 20 years ago, Owen Bigland purchased his …

Real Estate Investors: Do These 5 Things Now… Or Regret It 10 Years From Now

As people who use real estate investing to pursue their dreams, we often put our focus on short-term goals and results and neglect the more important …

This Is A Moment In The Housing Recovery That Everyone Has Been Waiting For

A hallmark of the Great Recession and its aftermath was the decline in U.S. household formation.<p>Since 2009, household formation was below long-run trends as job loss, lack of employment opportunities, and tough credit conditions saw young adults moving back in with their parents or just never …

Teens

The Analyst Who Nailed The Housing Crash Is Quietly Revealing The Next Big Thing

<i>While people worry about the greying of the U.S., and how we'll support so many retirees, there's another big story playing out: An increasingly young workforce is poised help the economy and the housing market in a big way</i>.<p>For years, very few people have nailed the big, economic themes like Bill …

Home Ownership

Buying rental property: Sometimes getting rich means taking it slowly

<b>This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson.</b><p>I have two second cousins who serve in the military — both brave young men I am proud to call my …

For 1 in 8 Americans, a $100K Income Is Required to Buy a Median-Priced Home

Photo (cc) by Jeffrey Beall<p>For years, I’ve been arguing that a simple, broken economics formula has put millions of middle-class Americans in a state …

6 Ways to Increase Investment Property Cash Flow

How to increase cash flow by choosing the right rental property in your market<p>While in real estate, location is the most important factor, the type …

7 Mistakes NEVER to Make When Buying Apartment Buildings

NEVER Buy Solely Based on Future Appreciation<p>The best way to lose your shirt is to buy only based on future appreciation. Unless you have a 100% …

6 ways successful real estate agents can gain knowledge

Success in real estate depends on your desire to learn how to sell homes quickly, and at top dollar. Building an arsenal of real estate information—on a local and national level—can be key to making or breaking your top-selling agent status.

First

Budget with the full year in mind.<p>Read More<p>There are ways to make it work!<p>Read More<p>Are you underestimating cost?<p>Read More<p>It’s all about the float …

First

Mix up your account types, for one.<p>Read More<p>Will buying a home truly make you happy?<p>Read More<p>All those dollar charges can really add up!<p>Read More<p>If …

Real Estate

First

You may find some surprises here.<p>Read More<p>Are you sure you want to be a landlord?<p>Read More<p>Musty smell = dead giveaway.<p>Read More<p>Mix up your account …

The Best 'Cheap Eats' In New York City

But the city has amazing food at every price point.<p>We asked the so-called "eats experts" at The Infatuation, a restaurant review site, to help us develop a list of the best "cheap eats" spots in NYC.<p>The eateries range in cuisine from Middle Eastern to classic burgers.

East Village

21 Badass Trading Desk Setups From Around The World

That's why we put out a call to our readers to send in pictures of their oh-so-important spaces, and the response was just awesome.<p>The desks came in from Croatia to Chicago, Brazil to Switzerland. You sent us everything from massive desks with a bunch of screens to killer views that likely make the …

Trading

3 Exercises You Should Do Every Day

These three moves will help you look better and feel better<p>There are some exercises that you just can’t get enough of. Three such examples: wall slides, thoracic rotations, and single-leg hip raises.<p>Unusual names, yes. But while you may not be familiar with these moves, chances are, you should be …

What it feels like to be the last generation to remember life before the internet

Technology has a lot to answer for: killing old businesses, destroying the middle class, Buzzfeed. Technology in the form of the internet is especially villainous, having been accused of everything from making us dumber (paywall) to aiding dictatorships. But Michael Harris, riffing on the …

The Do-Anywhere Zero-Excuse Bodyweight Burner

It only takes 12 minutes to complete, and it'll chisel, stretch, and challenge your muscles<p>Excuses beget more excuses—especially when it comes to skipping a sweat session.<p>It’s proven by science: Missing just one workout increases your odds of missing another (and another) by 61 percent, according …