Greg Hokanson

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The Official Trailer For Netflix’s $156 Million Series ‘The Crown’ Looks Like It’s Worth Every Penny

When we heard that <i>Game of Thrones</i> was spending $10 million an episode, we thought that seemed a little excessive. Then we saw “The Battle of the Bastards” and it made a lot of sense, because if you’re going to send Jon Snow riding into battle one-on-thousands, well, you’ve got to spend money to …

How to make a to-do list that actually helps you get everything done

A lot of people start their workday by making a to-do list. Depending on how realistic you are, there are probably anywhere from three to 15 items on your list. If it’s three, you probably end your workday feeling accomplished and energized. If you try to complete 15, you probably wrap up your day …

Time Management

Safari too Slow on iOS 10: Here's the Fix

The newest version of Apple’s operating system, the iOS 10, is packed with awesome features. Some of these features are doodled messages, …

13 Things You Can Do with MacOS Sierra You Couldn't Before

MacOS Sierra is here and available for everyone —well, at least anyone who owns a Mac made in the last six years. If you’re wondering what’s new in …

The secret to wealth I learned from a Nobel Prize Winner

A simple equation can be the key to wealth. Source: Flickr/Marco<p>We thought we were hot stuff…<p>In 1985, Goldman Sachs plucked me from Northwestern …

Warren Buffett & Bill Gates Discuss Success, Mistakes and Work/Life

In this discussion, students from the University of Nebraska got to ask Bill Gates and Warren Buffett questions of their choosing. The questions vary …

9 Reasons Dividend Stocks Are Smart Investments

It’s hard to beat solid dividend stocks if you're looking for smart investments. They have the power to boost your wealth considerably over time.<p>When …

Investing

23 Insanely Clever Ways to Beat Clutter

Are you sick of your littered living room, overcrowded cabinet, or too-cramped-for-comfort closet? Cure clutter around the home with one of these 23 …

4 Stock Retirement Portfolio With 6.0% Yields And 100% Upside

All weekend long I’ve heard from investors terrified of Brexit’s impact on their nest eggs. For the most part, they are in or near retirement—and now more than ever they are looking to shift more of their portfolio into fixed-income securities.<p>The problem? These are grim times for fixed-income …

Apple makes Siri smarter, rolls out software improvements

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is working to make its iPhone and other gadgets smarter, responding to competitors' recent moves by building more …

Apps

2 Drug Stocks To Buy For Safe Dividends And 20% Gains

With all the bloviating on the campaign trail about reeling in drug costs these days, it’s safe to say the pharmaceutical industry is under siege.<p>But it’s not all the politicians’ fault; many of the sector’s injuries are self-inflicted. Case in point: <b>Valeant Pharmaceuticals’ (VRX)</b>, whose stock has …

15 Steve Jobs quotes that will leave you feeling inspired

He's remembered for his obsessive commitment to quality (sometimes to the point of ruthlessness), incredible success, and vision.<p>If you're looking for some inspiration, here are some of his most thought-provoking or motivational words.

Motivation

Market correction suggests Facebook may be the next Apple

Market downturns are always good to spot the next leaders. The market downturn of 2016 is no different. Now there are additional data points showing …

Stock Markets

How much time should kids spend with screens? New advice for a digital age

The American Academy of Pediatrics is catching up with the times.<p>Back in 2011, it issued a policy called "Media Use By Children Younger Than 2 Years," which recommended no more than two hours of screen time a day for kids older than 2, and discouraged any time at all in front of a screen for …

Digital Age

How-To: Safely shrink your Mac’s giant photo library, deleting duplicate images to save space

I’ve focused a lot over the last few months on helping readers to speed up and optimize Apple’s Macs — everything from adding RAM to recovering hard drive space and upgrading old hard drives to faster SSDs. Today’s How-To is focused on something very specific but with a lot of optimization …

Tutorials

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These 13 daily habits will seriously improve your life — and they each only take 5 minutes

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person. The best part is, each one only takes about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our …

Mental Disorders

How To Become A Millionaire In The Next 5 Years

Want to become a millionaire? Making it happen in the next five years doesn't have to be a fantasy. That's the view of Steve Siebold, 50, author of <i>How Rich People Think</i>. Siebold, a self-made millionaire who consults for corporate sales teams and gives speeches across the country, says that in fact, …

Anthony Bourdain’s 10 Rules for Grilling Meat

Are you ready for your Labor Day barbecue? After reading this, you will be<p>A hockey puck on a burger bun. That’s the only way I can describe the Crime Against Food I was presented in the guise of a meal at a cookout a few summers back. When the host-chef turned back toward his inferno, I pitched the …

9 Features to Help You Master Photos in iOS 8

Camera Roll is so iOS 7.<p>In the new iOS 8 upgrade, Camera Roll and Photo Stream have been replaced by a new native app that values folders. There's …

8 Tips for an Awesome Powerpoint Presentation

This presentation gives you eight simple tips on how to make your PowerPoint presentation slides more visually engaging, creative and fun. Try out these advice and you will make your best PowerPoint presentation ever.<p>This presentation was created by my powerpoint design agency Slides. We are based …

Public Speaking

29 Design Resources That Work Miracles

Design is everything with content. When you're pushing out an aggressive marketing campaign it usually will involve a great amount of content. Our designer Kaylee White decided she wanted to share with you the best resources for designing new content. Let us know your thoughts by tweeting #SEOdesign

Copywriting Tips for the Three Most Important Pages on Your Website

Your home page, landing page, and about page are crucial to your online marketing success. I've crammed 20 years of website copywriting experience into this concise, action-oriented tutorial.

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