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32 Books That Will Make You a More Well-rounded Person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Books

Your Next Getaway: Spain's Secret Oasis That Even Locals Don't Know About

The barren, rocky highway twists and turns like a cobra that’s downed a fifth of tequila. This is Nowheresville, Spain, a desert land of sand and …

Koh-i-Noor: The History of the World’s Most Infamous Diamond – review

William Dalrymple and Anita Anand recount the story of treachery and bloodshed that surrounds the famous stone<p>Size, as we know, is not everything. You might only be the 90th largest, but you can still emerge with a sizable reputation. This is one of several lessons to be learned from the story of …

Here's Why Your Innovation Strategy Will Fail

Different types of problems need different types of solutions<p>,A decade ago, Apple looked unbeatable. It's launch of the iPhone completely revolutionized mobile phones and made good on Steve Jobs' vision of creating a hub of devices that connected people to technology. What's more, he did it with …

Let's Answer This Question Once and For All: Is It Cheaper to Rent or Buy a Home?

There's always been a lot of controversy about this question. Find the right answer for you.<p>Whether it's cheaper to buy or rent a home is one of the …

How artificial intelligence is revolutionizing healthcare

There’s currently a shortage of over seven million physicians, nurses and other health workers worldwide, and the gap is widening. Doctors are stretched thin — especially in underserved areas — to respond to the growing needs of the population.<p>Meanwhile, training physicians and health workers is …

How Lego clicked: the brand that reinvented itself | Johnny Davis

The revival of Lego has been hailed as the greatest turnaround in corporate history, ousting Ferrari as the world’s most powerful brand. Johnny Davis reports<p>From its founding in 1932 until 1998, Lego had never posted a loss. By 2003 it was in big trouble. Sales were down 30% year-on-year and it was …

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How To Think About Investing In Housing

Is housing a bad investment like some economists allege? Everyone’s circumstances differ, so obviously I can’t offer a broad endorsement. For a variety of people, and for a variety of reasons, buying a house can be a bad investment decision. That said, I am probably more pro housing as an …

HEDGE FUND READING LIST: Hundreds of investors say these 10 finance books are must-reads

GuilhermeMesquita/Shutterstock SumZero, a social network for buyside investors, asked its members to share their favorite investment books in their user profiles.<p>The list is based on 1,120 responses, and ranked from least to most recommended. You can consider it a hedge fund reading list.<p>The books …

Basic Math: Get Rich With Simple Stock Investments

One of the interesting things about investing is the oft-repeated truism: It only takes one great investment, held for a very long time, to change …

How to Become a Millionaire - It's Not out of Reach for Many Americans

If the headline of this article "How To Become a Millionaire" sounds like an infomercial, don't be deceived. It's not. The advice on how to become a …

How to Take Control of Your Money in 2018: A Month-by-Month Guide

The most ambitious, life-changing goals all have two things in common: They make you feel instantly weak at the knees, and at first glance, they …

When Does It Make Sense to Contribute to a Roth 401(k)?

Saving for retirement is an important step to take on the path to true financial independence. With rising concerns about the future of Social …

Retirement

The 79 books Barack Obama recommended during his Presidency

Throughout his time in the White Office, President Barack Obama has recommended hundreds of books.<p>For the last two years, for instance, Obama has …

10 Ways to Make Money in the Market in 2017

The year 2016 has been, for lack of better description, a strange one. It started with one of the worst Januarys in history and an oil price bust … …

10 Books billionaire Warren Buffett wants every entrepreneur to read

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share92<p>+12<p>Shares 130<p>Warren Buffett is a voracious reader, and the legendary investor isn’t shy about sharing his book recommendations. …

Stocks as a Gift for Your Kids Could Pay Dividends

Are you searching for a gift for a young person in your life that will last a lot longer than the paper it’s wrapped in? Here’s a possible solution: …

The non-western books that every student should read

Leading authors pick international classics that should be on student’s bookshelves, but are often neglected by universities<p>I teach it to my first years and return to the book through their degree. It is the perfect introduction to complex ideas: oppressive socio-economic political structures, …

This Kylie Jenner Makeup Tutorial Will Completely Transform You

Can your lips keep up?<p>If you're one of the 31 million people who follows Kylie Jenner on Instagram, you know the girl has her hair and beauty game on lock. Her face is always contoured within an inch of her life and she never has a strand of hair out of place. If this soon-to-be 18-year-old can do …

Revamp Your Approach to Your Finances with a Hunter Mentality

There’s a reason the Lannisters chose the lion as their sigil, and it’s not because they share the same hair color. Having a hunter mentality towards …

The five best board games

Children are still keen on board games in this computer-dominated world. Here's our pick of the five best games, including chess and Scrabble<p><b>In a survey of a thousand children (aged 7 to 14) in June 2015, 82 per cent said they regularly played computer games. Encouragingly, though, 67 per cent of</b> …

Investing Money for Beginners - 101 - Financial Best Life

39 Shares<p>I know, I know. No one really wants to talk about investing. It's confusing. And confusing isn't sexy, especially when it comes to investing …

4 Apps That Can Save You Serious Money (By Treating You Like a 10-Year-Old)

Sure, you probably don't use a piggy bank any more. But these four "robo-bankers" want to do effectively the same thing.<p>As most business owners know, saving up dollars and cents is much easier said than done. This is especially true for millennials, who save at the paltry rate of -1.9 percent on …

What Is a Good Credit Score Range?

Ever wonder what is a good credit score, and why this little three-digit number is so crucial to your financial well-being? Can it really affect your …

The True Wealth Experiment: What Happened When We Gave 24 People $100 Each to Create Wealth

Three weeks ago, we gave away $2400 in $100 increments to people who showed up on a conference call about the meaning of "true wealth." And so began a week-long experiment in creating wealth in the world. The goal was to use the $100 to build the non-financial capital (like cultural, social, …

8 Time-Tested Task Management Methods

Always on the search for a more efficient way to work, I have a penchant for exploring and writing about productivity methods. But it's sort of a …