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A 36-year-old who learned to invest like Warren Buffett explains Buffett's No. 1 rule

When Danielle Town found herself burnt out and even starting to get sick from her work as a corporate attorney, she knew she didn't want to keep …

Investing

Home Depot is having an amazing sale on products we love

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>There are a handful of …

Home Depot

8 Bottles of Affordable Whiskey You Should Always Have on Your Cart

Whether you’re finally setting up that bar cart for the first time in a new place, or you’re just trying to explore the world of whiskey, it’s about …

Liquor

An 87-year-old millionaire buried treasure in the Rockies—and he’s offered one main clue

Somewhere in the Rockies, in the roughly 1,000 miles between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Canadian border, may be a treasure chest worth millions. …

Archaeology

25 skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

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MOOCs

The One Router Setting Everyone Should Change (But No One Does)

The vast majority of home Wi-Fi users don't know the first thing about keeping their routers secure, a new survey finds.<p>Eighty-two percent of 2,205 …

Wi-Fi

11 Telltale Signs Your Accounts And Devices Have Been Hacked

Image: typographyimages<p>No one likes getting hacked, and it's generally true that the quicker you can spot something has gone awry, the better your …

Malware

What Is a Roth IRA? Everything You Need to Know

The Roth IRA is the golden child of the retirement planning world. Investors, financial advisors and online brokers have been singing the praises of …

Retirement

How Chromebooks became the go-to laptops for security experts

Chrome OS has provided one of the most robust cases of “usable security” available. Here’s the design philosophy from Google that led to that.<p>When the team behind Google's Chrome OS software and Chromebooks set out to reinvent the laptop, it quickly zeroed in on security as an area where it could …

Consumer Tech

The Best Airbnbs in the Caribbean

1 of 20<p>Colonial Style Home by the Sea – Havana, Cuba<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 20<p>Gorgeous Villa on the Ocean – Las Terranas, Dominican Republic<p>3 of 20<p>Modern …

Caribbean

You can soon see (and delete) everything Apple knows about you

Apple will soon let you download all the information it has stored about you, modify it, or even delete it. The privacy change is required by a new European law, but is also in-line with Apple’s policy to not spy on its customers. This sets it apart from rivals like Google and Facebook.<p>Apple …

Privacy

7 Habits of Highly Ineffective People

5. They want change without having to change.<p>Source: Stefano Tinti/Shutterstock<p>Stephen Covey taught us the habits of highly effective people. We …

Self-improvement

Top 101 Motivational Quotes

Timeless inspirational quotes to supercharge enthusiasm and motivation.<p>Here are 101 quotes to help motivate you to take on new challenges, overcome roadblocks, and live the life you want to live:<p>"Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, …

Motivation

The 25 Most Important American Craft Beers Ever Brewed

With more than 5,000 breweries, some of which produce dozens of different beers every year, America is home to the largest and most diverse beer …

Beer

We Tested 13 Grocery Store Coffees and Here’s the Best One

In the kitchen of my studio apartment I have a Mr. Coffee automatic drip coffee machine, two French presses, a combination travel mug–French press, a …

Coffee

You Don’t Need a Financial Planner … Unless …

There are plenty of times when people can handle their investments, taxes and retirement planning themselves. Here's who can go it alone, and who …

Retirement

7 books every job hunter should read before sending out résumés

It doesn't matter whether you're a college student or a mid-level professional — making a career change can be intimidating.<p>Sure, sending out cover letters and going on job interviews is panic-inducing. But perhaps the scarier part is figuring out what you <i>really</i> want to do and how you can best …

Employment

Warren Buffett Just Came Out With 4 Great Pieces of Investment Advice (and a Rudyard Kipling Quote)

His annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders (but read by everyone) published on Saturday.<p>At the beginning of every year, the legendary Warren Buffett publishes his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders. By now, it's become more of an annual letter to the world, and in it, …

Investing

Live’s not dead: 21 great live albums from the 21st century

In May 1968, Johnny Cash released <i>Live At Folsom Prison</i>, a recording of a raucous, emotionally charged performance before a group of grateful inmates …

Here Are The 5 BBQ Sauces Every Southerner Should Know

If any region can claim to be masters of BBQ, it’s surely the South! The flavorful cuisine often makes an appearance at pool parties, weddings, …

BBQ

Why your home is a worse investment than you think

<i>Corrections & Clarifications: An earlier version of this column about homes as investments left out data and used the wrong time frame in the example given. Because of those errors, the annual return on that home investment appeared smaller than it would have been</i>.<p>Are you as foolishly lavish as me? …

Real Estate

26 "As Seen On TV" Products That Actually Work

I need all of these.

15 Foods With Almost No Calories and a Ton of Nutrients

Do you want to be healthy and fit? Do you want to have a snack or a full meal without regret that it is full of calories and that it will affect your …

5 Quotes From Greek Philosophers for When You Need a Productivity Pick-Me-Up

These ancient words of wisdom can apply to your business.<p>Everyone loves a good inspirational quote to get us into the frame of my mind that we want to be in throughout the day. You see them everywhere on social media, I post many of my favorites here throughout the week.<p>I pick the ones for me based …

Motivation

It Sounds Impossible, but Here’s How to Make Bacon Even Better

Bacon used to have a slow season. Sales of the ubiquitous burger topping—and its parent product, pork belly—were known to heat up in the prime-time …

Cooking

9 High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy on the Dip

The market has experienced a meaningful rotation in recent months thanks to a combination of accelerating economic growth, corporate tax cuts and …

Equifax free credit-protection offer ends Jan. 31

Time is running out for consumers to take advantage of several credit-protection measures at Equifax.<p>Until Jan. 31, all U.S. consumers can freeze their credit report at Equifax for free and sign up for one year of free credit monitoring. The offers came last fall after the credit-reporting company …

Identity Theft

Watch "Sweet Child O' Mine" With the Bass and Guitar Parts Switched

If you've ever focused on McKagan's bass in the song, you would have noticed how melodic it is. Turns out it holds up incredible well as the guitar …

Guitar

If You're in Your 40s, Consider Buying These 3 Stocks

A.O. Smith, Apple, and Visa have traits that investors entering the second half of their careers should be seeking.<p>Investors in their 40s are likely …

The 10 towns where it's cheapest to buy a beach house in the US

As winter drags on you may catch yourself wondering if summer is ever coming back. But it doesn't have to be that way. There are plenty of towns across America where it's possible to spend a few weeks or, if you're retired, a few months soaking in some warm weather. But, as that year-round warm …

Real Estate