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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Mutual Funds

How to master Android Voice Commands, beyond Google Now

When Apple first introduced Siri with the iPhone 4S, it was not the first time the world had seen voice control, but it did mark the first time a major company was releasing it to the world simultaneously on millions of mobile devices as their most prominent feature.<p>Despite its innumerable flaws …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

5 Mistakes We Made With Our Wedding Invitations

Traditional wedding etiquette books will tell you that you should send your wedding invitations six to eight weeks before your wedding. Like most …

As If Paris Couldn't Get Any Chicer, They Go And Reopen Piscine Molitor

So Paris went and got all chicer without us even knowing it could:<p>Welcome to La Piscine Molitor, which is famous not only for being a totally beautiful pool in the middle of a world capital, but because it's where the bikini debuted (see below) and where, reportedly, topless sunbathing came to be …

Sleep Number's smart bed series now has a $1,000 entry-level mattress

Even if you're resting, your Sleep Number mattress probably won't be. We heard about the company's smart beds back in CES 2014 (if you can remember that far back), but now the tech inside the firm's premium model is being shared among the entire bed series.. The SleepIQ software inside apparently …

L'Oréal's New Makeup App Will Change Your Life

Photo: Courtesy of L'Oreal<p>Forget smudging a lipstick tester on the back of your hand or waiting to get home to test drive a new shadow or entire new beauty look. L'Oréal Paris is debuting a new virtual app, Makeup Genius, that works in real time and uses a super-advanced facial mapping algorithm …

Makeup

HowAboutWe’s new messaging app for couples takes off

HowAboutWe‘s budding messaging app for lovers, You&Me, could eclipse the competition.<p>Best known for its dating subscription services, HowAboutWe originally launched with a focus on singles. You&Me is the relationship-centric startup’s newest product. For pitching purposes, the app rounds out …

Gadgets - DGiT

Google Home vs Amazon Echo – What’s the difference?<p>A.J. Hartless4 days ago<p>If you've decided to bring a smart speaker into your home, the two …

iPad App of the Week: Sports Jeopardy

Great and unique apps are a big part of what has made the iPad such an amazing device, With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of one outstanding iPad app a week here each week.<p>Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all our picks via the …

iPad Apps

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Gadget trade-in sites offer cash bonuses this holiday season

Consumers strapped for cash or those expecting a shiny new tech gadget in their stocking this year may want to consider some of the deals trade-in sites like NextWorth and Gazelle will be offering pre- and postholiday this year.<p>Many of these sites are offering cash bonuses to people looking to sell …

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The Esquire FAQ: The Dow's Record-Setting 16,000

A guide to understanding some of these words on CNBC<p><i>The Dow Jones industrial average topped 16,000 today. Great! But what the hell does that mean? Here's an explainer.</i><p><b>The Dow has hit 16,000! Is there a new dawn in America?</b><p>Likely not. The Dow is a nice proxy for the market but it mostly tells us …

Dow Jones

Flipboard For Corporate Teams

Inside Flipboard / October 1, 2013<p>In this week’s Flipboard for You series, we explore how corporate teams can use Flipboard to keep up with company …

BB King, Jerry Lee Lewis & Chuck Berry For Saint Laurent

In a shift from the usual Hedi Slimane protagonist, the Saint Laurent designer shoots three musical legends for his latest campaign. For those …