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Are We There Yet?

Hitting the road for a family vacation? If you want to spare your family the hassle of sibling fights, travel tantrums and several rounds of “Are we there yet?” then you need plenty of boredom busters — beyond the usual movies and music — before you head out the door.

12 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

The online movie and TV service has a vast cache of business and tech documentaries that anyone with a subscription can watch instantly. The topics range from profiles of great tech innovators like Steve Jobs to deep dives into industrial design.<p>Each of these 12 documentaries offers an entertaining …

Bill Gates

Fortune.com

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Mohu Channels Review

If you’ve never heard of Mohu before, then you aren’t cord cutting right. To cordcutters, Mohu is basically a godsend, as its products allow users to …

How Americans are missing out on homebuying help

If coming up with the cash for a down payment on a house seems daunting, there is help, but not nearly enough potential buyers appear to be taking …

Opinion: 5 tech stocks you can use to hack the cybersecurity boom

Another day, another massive data breach that compromises customer privacy and costs companies millions of dollars.<p>The most recent attack, reported …

Investing

10 Things To Do When You Win The Lottery

<i>Editor’s note:</i> <i>This post was updated on January 12th, 2016, to reflect the current $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot and the 2016 lifetime exemption from estate and gift taxes.</i><p>The jackpot for tomorrow’s Powerball drawing has hit $1.5 billion. If you win it, you won’t ever have to worry about money …

7 Robo Advisors That Make Investing Effortless

Automated investment services promise to make investing easy, inexpensive, and even fun. Sometimes called robo advisors, these companies can take the pain and uncertainty out of investing by constructing a portfolio, investing in ETFs, rebalancing, reinvesting dividends, and even harvesting tax …

Court Orders iPhone Keyboard Case Maker ‘Typo’ to Pay $860K to BlackBerry

According to a new report from Recode, iPhone keyboard case maker Typo has been ordered to pay BlackBerry $860,000 because they continued to sell …

Is it time to invest in a dashcam?

When Samantha Dunne’s car was hit at a roundabout, she struggled to prove she was not at fault. As a result, she ended up “thousands of pounds out of pocket” while the claim was being settled.<p>“I had to pay the excess on the policy, buy a new car as my own was written off in the accident and I lost …

Yahoo founder Jerry Yang helped this startup come from nowhere to take on Cisco and VMware

Last week Pluribus raised a hefty $50 million in investment, which brings its total funding to date to $95 million. That makes it one of the best funded SDN startups ever.<p>SDN is a new way to build corporate networks. It shifts all the fancy features that controls a network into software. You still …

Startups

How To Use A 'Fake' Credit Card To Protect Yourself From Hackers

Dozens of retailers including Target, Neiman Marcus, and Home Depot have reported data breaches in the last year.<p>People who are feeling uneasy about using their credit cards following the attacks might find solace in a security system that uses randomly generated credit card numbers to fend off …

Identity Theft

The 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read, or Read Again, in 2015

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is perhaps the rarest and most coveted asset an entrepreneur has in their life. The time to read is a crucial but often challenging feat to tackle on every entrepreneur’s to-do list. So when you take the time out of your hectic day …

Self-improvement

5 Motivating Money Books To Add To Your 2015 Reading List

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Happy resolution season!<p>If your goals for 2015 involve establishing an emergency fund, paying down your credit card debt, growing your business, or striking a better work-life balance, there’s no reason to go it alone.<p>A slew of money-savvy pros have put …

Understanding Cash Flow Is Critical

The real poverty of typical families is found neither in their low income nor in costly essential expenses but rather in not understanding their own cash flow.<p>Regardless of income level, overspending causes poverty. Saving and budgeting produces wealth.<p>A person may be making millions and live on a …

Can You Find the Hidden Images in These 40 Brand Logos? (Infographic)

If you see strange things in logos, your eyes don’t deceive you. Companies play tricks on us all the time. Can you point out FedEx’s award-hogging hidden arrow? How about Hershey’s sweet sideways “kiss”? Ever notice Gillette’s razor-sharp covert blade?<p>The use of subliminal imagery is old hat for …

Graphic Design

Here's How Zen Meditation Changed Steve Jobs' Life And Sparked A Design Revolution

Jobs, a Reed College dropout, had just spent a few months in India.<p>He had gone to meet the region's contemplative traditions — Hinduism, Buddhism — and the Indian sun had darkened his skin a few shades.<p>The trip changed him in less obvious ways, too.<p>Although you couldn't predict it then, his travels …

Meditation

Three Ways I Made $3,200 in Less Than 10 Minutes. You Can Too.

I write about debt issues all the time. I've done it for decades. Truly the best way to deal with digging yourself out of a financial hole is to adjust the balance of your money coming in and your dollars going out. It is a fact of life that every dollar saved in expenses is a dollar you don't have …

30 Under 30: The Young Tech Stars Turning Your Iphone Into Your Life's Remote Control

The 2015 Forbes 30 Under 30 Tech founders are on the move.<p>This year the most promising young entrepreneurs in consumer technology are out to mobilize your life—and make themselves millions in the process. Two-thirds of this year’s Under 30 class are building companies focused on helping you manage …

Gold is glittering once again

Gold bugs rejoice! For now, at least.<p>With stocks, oil and the euro all plunging since the year began, the yellow metal is off to a hot start in the first few days of 2015.<p>Although gold pulled back a bit Wednesday as the broader market rallied, prices are still up about 2.5% so far. Ditto for the …

15 Great Stocks For 2015

Trying to outguess the market can make a fool of anyone. Instead of trying to move in and out of the market, a better strategy is to buy quality stocks that you can ideally hold for the longer term. With that in mind, we asked some of our favorite investment advisors for their best ideas for 2015.

9 Books Billionaire Warren Buffett Thinks Everyone Should Read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he says. "We want to …

Self-improvement

A Guide To How Men's Clothes Should Fit

If you're like most men, you've probably been wearing clothes your entire life that are too large for you.<p>"Most guys are used to wearing baggy clothes," says Veeral Rathod, CEO of the men's clothing e-retailer J. Hilburn. "They want to dress properly and they want to present themselves well, but …

Clothing

Where Big Data Jobs Will Be In 2015

Demand for Computer Systems Analysts with big data expertise increased 89.9% in the last twelve months , and 85.40% for Computer and Information Research Scientists.<p>Demand for Python programming expertise increased 96.9% in big-data related positions in the last twelve months.<p>These and other key …

Top 10 Gold Stocks For 2015, Part II

<i>(This is part II of my top 10 gold stocks for 2015. Click</i> <i>here</i> <i>for my #10 to #6 picks).</i><p><b>5. Dynacor Gold (OTC:DNGDF)</b><p>Dynacor has got to be the most …

IDC: Top 10 Technology Predictions For 2015

IDC issued today its top 10 predictions for 2015. In a webcast (and accompanying report), IDC’s Frank Gens advised companies in <i>all</i> industries to “Amazon” themselves, but also predicted that the best job of “Amazoning” will be done by Amazon itself.<p>All innovation today is Amazon-style innovation: at …

Your biggest online security mistakes (and how to avoid them)

“A strong password is one that contains enough separate information to confuse a hacker and any software he might be using to spoof your information.”<br>–Adam Levin