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14 Things the Market Does Not Care About

I wrote a piece for Bloomberg earlier this week about preparing in advance for the end of the bull market. I received an email from a reader who took …

Scientists discovered an absurdly easy way to seem convincing

Over the holidays it's best to avoid any arguments, whenever possible. But if you can't, you may want to bring some scientific ammunition for your side of the discussion.<p>It turns out that if you want to convince someone that your explanation for something is the best way to explain it, you might …

Psychology

Make the Rob Roy your go-to holiday cocktail

• <b>This classic cocktail is a good combination of smoky and sweet.</b>• <b><br>It's best with good blended scotch, not a costly single malt.</b>• <b><br>Don't cheap out on the vermouth, either.</b><p>The holidays are a time for friends, family, getting together, and of course of bit of imbibing.<p>But what drink to mix? There's such a …

Scotch Whisky

How to Prepare Your Car for a Road Trip in One Day

Last-minute road trips require a vehicle that is up to the task. Follow these tips before hitting the road.<p>You're a conscientious car owner. You get the oil changed when you're supposed to and you take the vehicle in for its occasional required maintenance. But maybe you've been wondering what …

I built a spreadsheet to calculate what it would take to retire early, and it was a shock

(And by retire early, I really mean "be financially independent" - ie not <i>needing</i> money anymore to survive whether you still want to work or not. In a way I feel like I'm already retired since I'd be blogging as I am now when officially free, only I very much need the money to live off right now, …

Retirement

How to Make a Custom Leather Tool Pouch

Keep the tools you reach for the most right on your hip with this handy DIY leather tool pouch.<p>Leathermaking is a traditional craft that anyone can learn, and making a custom leather pouch is a great first project, as it combines a few basic skills and the end result is a practical everyday …

Here’s How To Make Google Forget All Those Embarrassing Things You’ve Done Online

Remember that night you stayed up late watching every Crazy Town video you could find? Or when you scoured the internet for effective eye stye …

Make a simple wood clamping board // How To

15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

If you find yourself with some extra time on your hands but don't feel great about spending it binging the latest TV drama, we've got you covered.<p>Over on Netflix, there's a veritable treasure trove of business-related documentaries that are both educational and entertaining. You can learn about …

Documentaries

Build This Stylish Tripod Camping Stool That Looks Great Anywhere

From the campsite to the park, this tripod stool slings over your shoulder and is at the ready for your next break.<p>Folding tripod stools are a dime a dozen, but these mass-produced pieces of metal tubing with a plastic canvas seat are throwaway products with no soul. You can build your own stools …

Double the Lifespan of Your Water Heater For Less Than $50

Stop rust before it happens.<p>Rust happens. Especially to steel-tank water heaters. Manufacturers take precautions to protect the water heater, but the best they can do is delay its inevitable demise. However, if you learn a little about how your water heater is built, and you take care of this one …

35 things to do for your career by 35

We're also big fans of not putting a timeline on things. We've even said that there are plenty of things you don't have to have by 30 (or 40, or 50, or ever...).<p>But when it comes to your career, there are some things that we do recommend getting started on sooner rather than later.<p>Not because some …

15 Free Online Resources That Will Make You Smarter

Learning the new skills necessary to start a new business can be expensive, but fortunately the initiative for free, high-quality, educational resources online has only continued to grow in the past few years.<p>Below are some of the resources available to learn more about marketing, entrepreneurship, …

Optimizing Your Local SEO Using These 4 Basic Guidelines

Optimizing your site for local SEO to improve search rank can be challenging. There have been several changes over the past few years regarding the ethics of SEO. Plus, it always seems like Google is updating their search engine, which drives digital marketers insane.<p>However, if you get the basics …

How to Restore and Revitalize Old Power Tools

Apply a little DIY skill and you can refurbish your hard-working power tools to their former glory.<p>There's no better feeling than using the same power tool your parents or grandparents used. But there's a good chance those decades-old drills and saws are in disrepair, are no longer safe to use, or …

Momentum stocks will underperform the market

First of all, forget this whole FANG thing. I don't know who made that up or why people like to limit it to just 4 stocks. I think it's stupid. They have nothing to do with one another and there should be others included in the list. In fact, in November I wrote a piece about how FANG stocks are …

Average almost never happens in the markets

It's something you'll hear in your entry-level courses in finance or investing: Stocks on average return about 10% a year, and bonds return about 5%.<p>Unfortunately, in any given year, average almost never happens. Just get it out of your head.<p>Those averages belie the incredible amount of volatility …

Stock Markets

How to Wear it: The $1500 Wardrobe

<i>We’ve just dropped a hypothetical $1500 on a suit & sportcoat, a good lineup of shoes, shirts, sweaters, a few pairs of pants, and some finishing</i> …

Start Here

“Where do I even start?” It’s a question that’s often asked by guys who have decided to put a little more effort (or any effort) into their …

The Healthy Recipes You Need To Get Back On Track

It's time to take a break from all the sweets.<p>The holidays are a great time to reunite with family and friends, but unfortunately they’re also overrun with sugary, rich foods. If you participate in the festivities like most of us do, chances are you’re not feeling your best right now. (And, your …

A former Marine Infantryman explains how to make a fire in the wild

Chances are, if you have to start a fire in a survival situation, the conditions won't be ideal thanks to Murphy's law. It will likely be cold, wet, snowy, or windy, which is why you need sure-fire items in your kit.<p>Being able to get a fire going is beneficial for several reasons (in order of …

The Strange, Scientifically Backed Method for Drinking All Night Without Getting Drunk

Jim Koch of Sam Adams knows beer. He also knows a weird secret trick that will let you drink beer after beer without getting sloppy.<p><b>"That guy from the TV commercials!"</b> That's what they call him, either because they don't know his name, or are by now too drunk to remember it. As the co-founder and …

Here's what doctors can teach you about giving financial advice

Here's the truth: It doesn't exist. To see why, consider how the relationship between doctors and patients changed in the last 30 years.<p>For decades, the relationship between doctor and patient was strict: Doctors made decisions, patients did what they were told. There wasn't a lot of negotiation …

12 Days of DIY: Skills Everyone Can Learn

Use your time off during the holidays to pickup some new do-it-yourself skills.<p>Before you get that shiny new tool for Christmas or commit to building your new puppy an insulated dog house, go through our list of 12 DIY skills that you'll surely put to use in the new year and beyond.

The 10 Best Buys in Motorcycles for 2018

The most two-wheeled fun you can get for your money.<p>In many parts of the county, a chill in the air might mean it's time to hang up the riding gear for the season. But we say it's also a great time to shop for the latest bikes. The industry is cranking out plenty of smaller, less expensive bikes …

A trader started a GoFundMe page to pay back $100,000 to E-Trade after a disastrous short

Joe Campbell, a 32-year-old small-business owner from Gilbert, Arizona, created the page after a huge loss on KaloBios Pharmaceuticals.<p>Campbell says he sold about 8,400 shares short at an average price of a little under $2 on Wednesday.<p>He told Business Insider that he estimated the stock was worth …

Here are the high-tech ways you should be hunting for your dream job

Job hunting is one of life's most stressful activities — and simply sending out your resume to employers can feel like you are throwing paper into a black hole.<p>But luckily there are now more ways than ever to snag a job in non-traditional ways. There are apps and online services that will help you …

Building A Shop Air Cleaner

People weren't supposed to be saving this much money — and now it's a problem

So, let's start with the basic premise: Consumers are not economists.<p>This means that normal people who have a job and then decide what to do with their hard-earned money often make decisions that economists don't expect.<p>The latest example is when, how much, and why people save money. In short, too …

9 Great DIY YouTube Channels