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15 of the Best and Most Unusual Online Courses for Entrepreneurs

Improve your outlook, boost your marketability and get a leg up on trends with these digital lesson sessions.<p>14 min read<p>Real-world experience is the world’s best teacher, but there’s a wealth of knowledge online to help teach ourselves what we don’t have the opportunity to learn from a mentor or …

12 high-paying side jobs you can do in your free time

If you’re looking to earn some extra money, gain experience in a new field or industry, fill some free time, or find a summer gig, side jobs can fill …

Employment

People Who Say These 5 Words Have Very Low Emotional Intelligence

They mean the exact opposite of what you think. But only emotionally intelligent people understand why.<p>The words hit me like a hurricane: "I know how you feel."<p>They're right there on pages 80 and 81 of my colleague Justin Bariso's new book about emotional intelligence. They're simple words, and …

Emotional Intelligence

This is the free online course Bill Gates thinks everyone should take

We know Bill Gates has a stellar list of books for you to read but he is not done making recommendations. In a recent post on his blog he praised …

Bill Gates

In ‘Camino Island,’ John Grisham Takes a Vacation From Writing John Grisham Novels

<b>CAMINO ISLAND</b><br>By John Grisham<br>290 pp. Doubleday. $28.95.<p>Mercer Mann, a young novelist struggling to come up with an idea for her next book, is recruited by a shadowy company to locate five priceless F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscripts that have been stolen from the Firestone Library at Princeton. In John …

This Calculator Will Tell You Whether to Pay Down Debt or Save for Retirement

It’s a frequently asked personal finance question: should I pay off my student loans or save for retirement? It’s possible to do both, but this …

Crowdfunding Real Estate

18 Bernard Street, Great Neck, New York<p><b>Residential - Refinance and Rehab</b><br>• Underlying loan secured by first position lien on title and personal guaranty …

One active investor’s recipe for beating the market

<b>Jason Del Vicario</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Portfolio manager<p><b>The portfolio</b><p>Five stocks only: Constellation Software Inc., Ceapro Inc., BioSyent Inc., Data Communications Management Corp. and Lingo Media Corp.<p><b>The investor</b><p>Jason Del Vicario began investing at the age of 15 after his uncle gave him the book <i>The Wealthy</i> …

Donald Trump's Ghostwriter Tells All

“The Art of the Deal” made America see Trump as a charmer with an unfailing knack for business. Tony Schwartz helped create that myth—and regrets it.<p>Last June, as dusk fell outside Tony Schwartz’s sprawling house, on a leafy back road in Riverdale, New York, he pulled out his laptop and caught up …

MIT's Riffle is an anonymous network more secure than Tor

Tor is one of the world's most used anonymity networks, and offers a safe haven for internet users in oppressive regimes as well as criminals …

Assessing the Sins of Volkswagen, Toyota, and General Motors

Something seems to have gone seriously awry in the global auto industry. First, highly revered Toyota was accused of selling cars with unintended acceleration problems that the company failed to take seriously for over one year. Then General Motors had a faulty ignition switch that led to hundreds …

General Motors

This is the chart that has Robert Shiller seriously worried about the stock market

Robert Shiller is worried about the stock market.<p>And the Nobel laureate's concern can be summed up in this chart, which shows a steady decline in the valuation of the stock market from both institutional and individual buyers.<p>This chart shows Shiller's stock market confidence index, which he …

Here is Marc Andreessen's 'grand unifying theory' for what's going on in markets right now

Public companies are being forced to take an extremely short-term view of investing while private companies are being given more time than ever to make investments in their business.<p>"The irony is that it's the same investors driving that," Andreessen said in an interview with Fortune reporter Dan …

Venture Capital

The Best Laptops You Can Buy

Maybe it's a bit more clunky than you thought when you carry it in your bag during a commute. Perhaps the screen is too reflective for your liking when you're watching Netflix. And worst of all, what if the battery life is much shorter than you expected?<p>We've researched some of the best laptops on …

Top 10 Essential iPhone 6 Apps

<b>For an updated list, check out the video above.</b><p>Attempting to get to grips with the sheer volume of apps on Apple's iOS App store can be bewildering at best. Fortunately I’ve been putting together guides that break down the essential and latest apps available on both iOS and Android. You can read my …

Apps

Presenting the Best of CES 2015 winners!

One week in Vegas, several halls filled with tech, but only one official Best of CES Awards. After a few tortuous nights of shouting at each other, debating the merits of each of our finalists, we eventually decided on our winners. Congratulations to all our finalists and winners, and to anyone …

The Million-Dollar Income Stream

<i>Four recipes for getting $40,000 a year for 25 years</i><p>What’s the cheapest way to have $1 million coming in for your retirement spending—say, $40,000 a year for a quarter of a century? I looked at four schemes, with price tags ranging from $546,000 to $742,000. I have one favorite. You might, …

A Former CIA Agent Explains How To Advance Your Career Like A Spy

They have to gain their opponent's trust and respond to a crisis quickly.<p>In the book "Work Like a Spy: Business Tips from a Former CIA Officer," J.C. Carleson writes about her experience as an undercover agent for the Central Intelligence Agency and the business and career tips she gained during …

The Stock Market Bull Who Got 2014 Right Just Published This Fantastic Presentation

For 2015, strategists are expecting stocks to move even higher, and again, no one is more bullish than Stoltzfus.<p>"We have initiated a target for the S&P 500 at the end of 2015 at 2,311," he wrote.<p>Courtesy of Oppenheimer, we've included the key slides from Stoltzfus' brand-new monthly presentation. …

Markets

How to Make Olive Oil Granola, Step by Step

<i>This article is brought to you by our friends at Electrolux as part of an ongoing series focusing on seasonal ingredients.</i> <i>This month we're talking cranberries.</i><p><i>Today: We're walking you through how to make perfect granola at home -- as clumpy or as uniform as you like it.</i><p>There's something about the …

30 Ways to Waste Your Money

Almost all of us have holes in our budgets. And as with other kinds of leaks, you may have hardly noticed some of them. But those small drips can …

Opinion: With bond boom ending, switch into these alternatives

It’s been a pretty good year for bond investors, considering. Sure, yields are in the cellar, but thanks to a dip in interest rates since January, …

Investing

How to Sell Your Car Yourself – Tips to Get the Most Value

When you buy a new car, do you trade your old car into the dealer – or do you try to sell it yourself? If you trade it to the dealer, you may be …

From Mythology to Masculinity: How the Hero’s Journey Can Help You Become a Better Man | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from John Romaniello.</i><p>I want to tell you about a book that will change your life. The book isn’t new. In fact, it …

AT&T Considers Selling Your Browsing History, Location, And More To Advertisers. Here’s How To Opt Out

Good news, everyone! Wait, no. Not that one. The other one.<p>Bad news, everyone!<p>AT&T is considering selling your usage data (location, web browsing history, etc.) to advertisers, having seemingly decided that it’s been too long since everyone was mad at them.<p>They noted the plan in a preview of an …