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No matter what A-levels you get, your parents' wealth will still determine your future

Private school pupils earn more than their peers even when they get the same grades. If we really care about social mobility, education alone is not enough<p>Across the country on Thursday, anxious students and their parents will get their A-level results.<p>For most families the stakes are high. A good …

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

4 Cybersecurity Software Stocks to Buy That Are Crushing Earnings

In what may have been one of the easiest technology trades this year, the cybersecurity stocks that have taken a beating this summer have been …

Cybersecurity

'Twilight' Was Right: Vampire Trading Can Make You Rich

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- If the daily grind of Wall Street is getting you down, maybe it's time to trade like a vampire.<p>How so? As any …

These are the best Global 500 stocks to buy

When you invest globally, the world’s headaches become yours—but so do the world’s opportunities.<p>Both sides of that rhetorical equation have been on …

ConocoPhillips Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying and 5.48% Yield (COP)

In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel <i>”DividendRank”</i> report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months. The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique insider’s view of the business, and …

Investing

A brazen bank robbery and Russian money laundering have plunged Moldova into one of the most bizarre financial crises on earth

The bank theft was so outsized and bold that citizens of the Republic of Moldova came out in the streets this past May by the thousands to protest: “We want our billion back!”<p>They used the number — US$ 1 billion – that news accounts reported had gone missing from three Moldovan banks in November of …

Your New Ride To Space

You don’t need a rocket to leave Earth. There’s a slower, gentler trip in the works—and it comes with a cocktail.<p>When Alan Eustace lifted off into space from the New Mexico desert this past October, it was with a quiet whoosh, and a slight jostle of his harness. The 57-year-old computer scientist …

Space Travel

This Is What $1,500 A Month In Rent Would Get You In Cities All Around The World

Let's all move to Nepal, guys.<p><i>Please note that currency conversion rates and housing markets are always changing. All figures were correct at the time of publication.</i>

Swimming Pools

How one man is preparing to retire in his 40s

Just ask Harry Sit of The Finance Buff, who is poised for retirement in his 40s.<p>"One piece of conventional wisdom I steer clear of is that nickeling and diming on small expenses as the key to save money and build wealth," he says.<p>Instead, Harry does the opposite by spending a little extra on small …

My Love for Dividend Paying Stocks Made Me Create My Own ETF

When I was a young boy my mother would always tell me "never spend the principal only the dividends." I had no idea what she was talking about. She had a habit of taking a portion of her weekly paycheck and investing it in large cap dividend paying stocks. During her whole life she kept the account …

17 things keeping you from getting rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

In addition to boiling down the "secret" to building wealth in 13 principles, he revealed 30 "major causes of failure" that hold many of us back from getting rich.<p>Here are 17 that are still relevant today.

Used cars: What you need to know

Give your prospective purchase a thorough once over to spot obvious problems<p><b>Buying a used car can be a daunting experience, but bear our essential</b> …

Used Cars

Let these videos teach you about smallblock valvetrains

Make proper GM valvetrain set up less mysterious.<p>Like it or not, all modification roads eventually lead to the General Motors LS engine family. Compact, light-weight, and power-dense, the engines offer big power gains for the lowest dollar per pony of almost any other solution out there. COMP Cams …

Cars And Trucks With The Highest Resale Values

We’ve long preached the gospel of maximizing the value of one’s automotive investment by choosing a vehicle that inherently delivers the lowest long-term ownership costs, including fuel economy, insurance premiums, maintenance and repair costs and depreciation. The latter is an often overlooked, …

The first 9-second 2015 Mustang is a bottle-fed beast

No forced induction needed for this 9.91 second quarter-mile blast<p>The 2015 Ford Mustang GT has barely hit the streets, but the folks at Bama Performance have already started building a dragstrip dominator out of one. What did they wring out of the new S550 Mustang? Oh, just a 9.91-second quarter at …

How to evade a police helicopter in 19 easy steps

Mouth-breathers of the world, unite.<p>It's happened to all of us: you're riding along with a couple dozen of your buddies, minding your own business doing wheelies and rolling burnouts across multiple lanes of traffic when out of nowhere, the police come to ruin your fun.<p>Fortunately, the video below …

2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 unveiled in Los Angeles

Flat-crank V8, MagneRide confirmed!<p>It's finally here. Say hello to the all-new 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350, which picks up where the the 2013 Boss 302 left off, and positions itself to be best-ever example of the ponycar, period.<p>The outgoing Shelby GT500 was all about violent, face-flattening …

Anyone can build Ford Racing's sub-11 second King Cobra Mustang

Throw the whole Ford Racing catalog at the GT and this is what you get.<p>Ford Racing figured that if you threw pretty much everything they offered at the 2015 Ford Mustang GT, you'd have something fairly sinister. The "KingCobra," as they're calling it, is sinister indeed. And formidable. On Hoosier …

Scion Challenged Three Media Outlets to Build the Ultimate FR-S

Scion’s annual Tuner Challenge, in which three tuners are given a Scion, $15,000, and 90 days to customize the car for the SEMA show, has become something we look forward to every year. For 2014, Scion has changed things up: instead of handing the cars over to tuners, the automaker issued its …

High-speed Rail

Definitive proof that rally is the greatest form of motorsport

Remember to breathe.<p>Critics say motorsport's already dead and it's just too stupid to know it. I say those goons haven't sat down to watch a good rally stage in a hot minute. Driver Peter Taylor and navigator Andrew Roughead took on Scotland's Mull Rally a few days ago and managed to set a new …

Motorsport

How to lower the odds of getting ticketed during a traffic stop

We all get pulled over. What you do next may save you from getting a summons.<p>Ever since I was in high school, police officers of various jurisdictions have made a hobby of pulling me over. "Do you know why I pulled you over?" Of course I do. But since I became an attorney 23 years ago, I've …

Busted: Paying the price for ignoring the government shutdown

Worth every second.<p>If you find yourself standing before a federal judge, the last thing you want is to feel your attorney go stiff beside you. His Honor looked at the paperwork in front of him and paused. His eyes shot over his rimless glasses and landed first on me, then my attorney, who could not …

This Hyundai Genesis Coupe Makes 800 hp AT THE WHEELS

Hyundai infused its second-generation Genesis sedan with sophistication, but the original Genesis coupe, which remains in production, is as rambunctious as ever (for good <i>and</i> bad). And that trait has been underscored in bold by this SEMA show car created by Illinois-based tuner Blood Type …

Hyundai

The new Civic Type R is the highest-performing Honda ever

That's according to Honda, and yes, that includes the NSX-R.<p>"Tragedy and triumph" is how I'd characterize the upcoming Honda Civic Type R. By tragedy, I mean that this Euro-only Civic has a snowball's chance in Hell of coming Stateside. In terms of triumph, look to Honda's begrudging, …

I took on the fastest man on the Dragon with a 458 Speciale

Fast guys on one of our deadliest roads.<p><i>The unmistakable pops and raps of a Mazda rotary interrupt the whip-poor-will's haunting call. It's past dusk on a sticky June day, and across the valley, the fleeting light outlines the mountain. The road over there is a half-mile away, cut into the</i> …

Chasing vMax with speed-freak tuners at Nardo

The tawdry and dangerous world of a top-speed shootout.<p>Drop cap initial letter<b>E</b>ver since Carl Benz strapped a three-quarter-horsepower four-stroke to his Big Wheel, man has been fascinated by the top speed of an automobile: How fast does it go? And more important, can I make it go faster?<p><i>NARDÒ ></i> …

Why 'Buyer Beware' Is A Terrible Excuse For Bad Video Games

<i>The Escapist’s</i> Jim Sterling posted an excellent video recently on the concept of “caveat emptor”—or “buyer beware”—in the video game industry.<p>Essentially, Jim argues that not all customers can be aware of every issue with a game, that the majority of video game consumers aren’t active NeoGaf users …