Uriel Barragan

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I help multimillionaires manage their money, and here are the 10 best pieces of financial advice I can give you

I have spent the last 16 years advising some of the most amazing, successful, and yes, wealthy families in the US.<p>These enterprising families have worked most of their lives to be the best at what they do and bring the same talent to managing their wealth. Wealth does not build itself, but it can …

Self-improvement

11 Slow Cooker Recipes That Will Save You Money In The New Year

The New Year is an ideal time to reset your budget and get creative with ways to save money. By utilizing your trusty slow cooker, you'll get more bang for your buck, ultimately saving time and money in the short-and long-term. Not to mention, the delicious possibilities to experiment with from …

Cooking

25 Healthy (Easy!) Slow Cooker Recipes to Help You Stay on Track in 2016

Preparing meals just for yourself can seem like a ton of work, but there’s always one kitchen gadget you can lean on when you want your meal to be as easy as ordering takeout or hitting up the nearest drive-thru, but <i>way</i> healthier: the slow cooker. When you’re looking for a fuss-free way to stick to …

Cooking

Who are the 1%? The answer might surprise you

It’s official: half of the world’s wealth is now owned by the top 1%. Escalating levels of global inequality over recent years have led to the top …

5 Common Mistakes That Increase the Cost of College

The cost of college is not declining. This is well-known. And with the constant reminder that student loan debt is getting out of hand, parents and students are trying to find ways to make higher education more affordable. Even so, some families may not even realize that they are voluntarily …

College & University

5 hurdles holding you back from retiring a millionaire

That's what financial adviser William Bernstein writes in his book, "If You Can: How Millennials Can Get Rich Slowly."<p>The formula may sound simple, but the execution is easier said than done.<p>"Bad things almost inevitably happen to people who try to save and invest for retirement on their own, and …

Investing

Top 10 Soccer Players in the World: Start of the 2015-16 Season Edition

Everyone loves a good, arbitrary, non-binding, Internet sports list, right? Let’s take another crack at the fabled Top 10 soccer players in the world …

Personal Finance

13 Stocks Set for Huge Revenue Growth Even When Interest Rates Rise

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stocks that consistently produce strong revenue growth will outperform as interest rates rise, according to a new report by …

Investing

Intricately Folded Pages Transform Hardcover Books into Standing Sculptures

Japanese artist Yuto Yamaguchi transforms hardcover books into sculptures by simply folding their pages. Without using scissors, he crafts the bold designs by intricately creasing each page so that together, they appear as one cohesive form. Yamaguchi's excellent craftsmanship produces smooth …

Sculpture

The best computer-science and engineering schools on the west coast

In a recent survey we conducted for our ranking of the best computer science and engineering schools, over 400 Business Insider readers rated dozens of computer science and engineering programs around the country. Even more, the No. 2 and No. 3 spots are both held by schools in California.<p>We …

College & University

15 books to read in your 20s if you want to get rich

However, it can be difficult to know where or how to start, especially if your parents didn't teach you much about money or if you've never taken a personal finance class.<p>The good news is that there are a bunch of resources out there designed to jump start you on a path to financial success, and …

Personal Finance

Why You Should Invest at Least $5,000 Before 2016

<i>By Ashley Redmond, Contributor</i><p>The U.S. stock market is having a solid year. It is a far cry from 2013, when the Standard & Poor's 500 index surged more than 30 percent, but it is up 12 percent year to date.<p>Most experts agree that the rest of 2015 won't break any new records, but it will continue to …

Investing

Attitudes Toward Racism And Inequality Are Shifting

After nine black Americans were killed in a historic black church Wednesday in Charleston, South Carolina, the Post and Courier ran an article …

South Carolina

18 Picnic-Perfect Sandwich Recipes

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>Now that summer has finally arrived, it's time to step outside and enjoy the warm weather. And few foods are more picnic-friendly than sandwiches—portable, easy to share, easy to eat, and totally customizable. From lobster rolls …

Cooking

As Violence Spikes in Some Cities, Is 'Ferguson Effect' to Blame?

Last month, authorities in Dallas noticed an uptick in violence that threatened to spoil the city's decade-long drop in crime.<p>Police Chief David Brown, an architect of the historic decline, responded by redeploying more officers into high-crime areas, noting that there was still plenty of time to …

Law Enforcement

25 Numbers That Show Police Killings Are A Bigger Problem Than We Ever Knew

Two comprehensive reports published since Saturday provide new information about police killings in the United States, filling a void left by the lack of a national standard for reporting the use of deadly force.<p>The Washington Post on Saturday published an analysis of 2015 fatal police shootings …

Law Enforcement

Fatal police shootings in 2015 approaching 400 nationwide

In an alley in Denver, police gunned down a 17-year-old girl joyriding in a stolen car. In the backwoods of North Carolina, police opened fire on a gun-wielding moonshiner. And in a high-rise apartment in Birmingham, Ala., police shot an elderly man after his son asked them to make sure he was …

Law Enforcement