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10 Housing REITs to Buy for the “Rise of the Renters”

The number of Americans who prefer renting to home ownership is rapidly rising. According to analysis by Pew Research Center, renter households …

The average investor is making a classic mistake as the Dow marches to 30,000

Mom and pop are making a classic mistake in investing at this time. The purpose of this article is to show the average investor that there is a better way.<p>The mistake is being made as Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.05% marches to 30,000 and bitcoin BTCUSD, -21.11% falls to $10,000 and …

Made In The USA: 4 Dividends Up To 10%

The Fourth of July is right around the bend, which means it’s time for financial pundits to flood readers with their favorite all-American stocks. But as I’ll illustrate in a moment via four all-American high-yield dividend stocks, there’s plenty more incentive to “buy American” than just a date on …

Investing

The President’s Secret Air Force

Air Force One is just the public face of a fleet that keeps the president safe and secure.<p><i>The following is expanded and adapted from</i> Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government’s Secret Plan to Save Itself—While the Rest of Us Die <i>(Simon & Schuster, 2017).</i><p>The photo this winter of a smiling …

Military

10 Dividend Stocks That Will Deliver Double-Digit Returns Every Year

Today we’re going to take a look at 10 dividend stocks that look like solid bets to generate double-digit total returns every year, or at least every …

Could the Human Race Fit in a Single City?

How about a single building?<p>The human urge to own land sometimes borders on the absurd. Earlier this week, Richard Florida and I took a look at the question of whether the size of American cities was economically optimized: Do we have too many cities with too few people in them? (Answer: Yes!) But …

7 ETFs for Your 401(k) | Investopedia

Many 401(k) retirement accounts are loaded down with mutual funds, but there are better options. Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have a more transparent …

Top 10 Raspberry Pi Projects for Beginners

Maybe you picked up a Raspberry Pi for the holidays, or you’ve been sitting on one of the super versatile, palm-sized computers for a while now. If …

Raspberry Pi

The East India Company: How a trading corporation became an imperial ruler

Featured in BBC One’s period drama <i>Taboo</i> as a company with huge influence and power – and one which is unafraid to further its interests by nefarious …

Make Your Kid an Investing Genius

Because who else is going to support you?<p>A woman once told me she had come up with a great idea to educate her 14-year-old son about investing: She …

Investing

Top 5 No-Load Mutual Fund Companies for DIY Investors

They have a broad selection of index funds and ETFs that compete with Vanguard's and they have a large selection of actively-managed funds that …

14 Free Business Tools to Make Your Startup more Successful in 2017

Being an entrepreneur, it is imperative that you must be equipped with an in-depth knowledge of the major variables, in the both internal and external environments, that will help you enhance your business's growth. In order to drive revenue and gain competitive edge over your rivals, you need to …

Small Business

How to Start Investing With Just a Little Bit of Savings | Investopedia

How does a person start investing? Most people invest by using mutual funds. A mutual fund is a portfolio (or collection) of stocks, bonds, real …

Stop unwanted calls and texts from hitting your cellphone

You may find this surprising. Many of us remember when people’s names, addresses and phone numbers were listed in the telephone book and distributed for free. All we ever worried about were junk mail, telemarketers and the occasional prank call.<p>Times have changed. Phone books are history, and your …

Identity Theft

Top Investment Advisors: Where to invest $10,000 in 2017

Where to Invest $10,000 Right Now<p>Five experts reveal the opportunities they see around the world.<p>By Suzanne WoolleySuzanne Woolley<p>A few months ago, …

Investing

12 amazing kitchen gadgets under $65 that will transform your breakfast

You don't need to go to a five-star restaurant to enjoy a quality brunch. With the right tools, you can make stellar morning meals in your own kitchen.<p>Sure, standard frying pans are fine for preparing basic eggs and bacon. But there are loads of awesome gadgets that can take your breakfast to the …

Breakfast

The remarkable story of the Google engineer who died on Everest in pursuit of the Silicon Valley ideal

Black Rock City, Nevada<p>Just before dawn on Sept. 3, 2015, about 100 people gathered in the middle of the Nevada desert for a send-off party. It was a black-tie occasion, Burning-Man style: extravagant feather headdresses, black fishnet tights, white fur coats. They were there to bid a final …

Mountaineering

A fragrance startup wants to make sure you never have to face a department store perfume counter again

The department store, and cosmetics retailers such as Sephora, are where most Americans do their fragrance shopping. It’s an experience weighted with nostalgia, but it’s not always a particularly pleasant one. You dodge sample sprayers, and sniff a nose-bewildering array of scents on those little …

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …

Entrepreneurship

America's Quiet Crackdown On Indian Immigrants

The U.S. government has moved quietly and aggressively to prevent undocumented Indians from entering the United States, many of whom are Sikhs fleeing political repression or economic collapse at home.<p><b>Buta Singh hadn’t</b> eaten in days, and his body felt like it was vibrating with hunger as he sat up …

India

Want Your Startup to Grow? Hire a Generalist | Inc.com

Arguably the most important decision founders ever make is: who is the first person I should bring into the company? The right answer to that question is very different today than just a few years ago.<p>Traditionally, founders either hired an engineer to accelerate product development (Microsoft, …

Startups

5 Mistakes SaaS Startups Often Make with Pricing

The purpose of a price is to tax usage of a product. That’s how companies generate revenue. Discovering how to tax a product properly is a perpetual …

Product Management

These 16 life hacks will change the way you use Gmail

But that doesn't mean it can't be better.<p>A bunch of apps and plug-ins floating around the internet can make your experience using Gmail so much more enjoyable. With these amazing add-ons, you can see when people are tracking your emails, automatically know everything about people who email you, and …

Apps

Hadoop:- A soft Introduction

<b>What is Hadoop:</b> <br>Hadoop is a framework written in Java for running applications on large clusters of commodity hardware and incorporates features …

Databases

White people were America’s real “anchor babies”: A history lesson for the Republican Party

Republicans have latched onto a noxious far-right meme about undocumented immigration. But here’s the truth.<p>In recent days, Donald Trump and other Republican presidential candidates have begun using an ugly racial slur to describe the children of Hispanic and Latino origin who are born in the …

Political Science

Here's the disturbing psychology of how doctors get through their day

Attending Surgeon: "Intern, what's the story on this patient?"<p>Resident Intern (replies sheepishly): "This patient is a 51-year-old with a left breast lump, and 17 out of 20 lymph nodes positive for cancer, returning to the operating room."<p>Attending Surgeon (in a very matter-of-fact tone): "Oh, …

Medicine

12 Netflix Titles For You To Stream, If You Don't Know What To Watch

Netflix has such an abundance of titles, it can often be overwhelming. What should you spend your precious evenings watching? Which movies and series are worth your time? Back in February, we surfaced 13 hidden gems on the streaming service to make your decision easier. Due to popular demand, here …

Entertainment

8 Luxury Camping Trips That Are Worth It

Camping is great...except for the bug bites, sleeping on the ground and the constant fear of wild animals. The alternative? Glamping. These luxurious vacations allow you to experience nature and gorgeous scenery but without the tent-pitching and fire building. Here, eight amazing glamping trips …

Game of Thrones

Make Insider Trading Legal To Stop Hurting Ordinary Investors

Insider trading is widely considered a serious crime, worthy of severe treatment by the SEC and government prosecutors. With many people still mad at Wall Street over the 2008 financial crisis and the tax loopholes enjoyed by hedge fund titans, few people want to see laws changed to help Wall …

Stock Markets

The collapse of Big Oil: How the industry priced itself into oblivion

Multinationals have long depended on an endless demand for their product. Now they’re scrambling for a new model<p>Many reasons have been provided for the dramatic plunge in the price of oil to about $60 per barrel (nearly half of what it was a year ago): slowing demand due to global economic …

Oil