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Hack Your Finances in One Day: A Beginner’s Guide to Money Management

You know it’s important to get your money under control if you ever want to get out of debt, go on awesome vacations, or retire someday. The problem …

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KEURIG® K-CUP® BREWING SYSTEM<p>You can now brew your favourite single-serve beverage right from your GE Café or GE Profile refrigerator water …

11 daily habits keeping you from getting rich, according to a man who spent 5 years studying millionaires

Author Thomas C. Corley spent five years studying the lives of both rich people (defined as having an annual income of $160,000 or more and a liquid net worth of $3.2 million or more) and poor people (defined as having an annual income of $35,000 or less and a liquid net worth of $5,000 or less).<p>He …

Canada can be part of the solution to Asia’s looming water crisis

<i>Dr. Eva Busza is vice-president of research and programs at the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, and former director of policy and strategic planning for United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.</i><p>Last summer, as drought spread across Western Canada, water was the conversation of the day. …

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Cities created conditions that made Uber inevitable

Having dug themselves into a deep hole on taxi regulation, Canadian cities are now scrambling to get out.<p>The catalyst, of course, is Uber, the renegade California-based car-for-hire service that has barged into the market, upending the industry.<p>This month, Toronto and Ottawa unveiled similar …

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New app lets moviegoers skip the line for popcorn

There are two aggravating things about movie theatre popcorn: how much it costs, and having to wait in long lineups for it.<p>Popcorn prices aren't necessarily going down anytime soon, but Landmark Cinemas is looking to alleviate the second issue with an Uber-like mobile app that lets moviegoers order …

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Canada’s sudden economic vigour may be short-lived

Canada’s economy is suddenly looking brighter on several fronts, but analysts aren’t optimistic that it’s going to last.<p>Economists are marking up their forecasts for economic growth, and they expect the Bank of Canada to do the same when it releases its monetary policy report this week.<p>Bank of …

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Privacy watchdog to study impact of personal Internet devices

Connected devices that can track our behaviour and surroundings – often collectively referred to as "The Internet of Things" – have the potential to make our lives more convenient and efficient, and even improve our health. But when those things are tracking us, they are also collecting a great …

I'm convinced there are only 5 ways to get rich

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>There are many definitions of what it means to be rich.<p>Being rich is more of a state of mind than a dollar amount. …

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How credit card companies make money

As a longtime credit card user (paying with — and paying <i>off</i>— cards since age 18), I've never really identified with the "credit cards are evil" mantra that seems to plague public opinion.<p>I've cashed in points for airfare so my wife could get away for the weekend, and redeemed points for gift cards …

Opinion: This little-known credit card stock is the holiday’s best bargain

As you get ready for holiday shopping, you may be looking forward to the nice discounts and cash-back plans retailers like Amazon.com and TJX offer …

ALDI, Fareway, and the Value of Discount Grocery Stores

Recently, I came across a great article about ALDI in Forbes Magazine. For those unfamiliar, ALDI is a discount retailer in the eastern half of the …

TSCC Update

The Technology Solutions Company liquidation arbitrage has been remarkably successful. On May 1st the Company made its initial liquidating …

America’s Most Desirable Brands in 2013 | Brandingmag

Brand desires could easily be thought of as the most researched area of Marketing in this century. In order to understand brand desires, companies …

2018 Fastest-Growing Franchises Ranking

How to Invest in the World's Most Precious Commodity

Joel Greenblatt Special Situation Investing Notes Part 1

One of the blogs I read often (CSInvesting.org) recently did a blog post that contained links to some of his notes from a value investing class …

Walter Schloss 1973 Forbes Article & How To Outperform the Market

I just read an old Forbes piece on Walter Schloss: <i>Making money out of junk</i>. As many regular readers know, Schloss is one of my all time favorite …

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014

<i>Last year was one for stock market record books as index fund buyers added 30% to their nest eggs while many hedge fund managers under performed. Oddly, some of the smartest investment advisors believe that despite the run up, selected equities still look attractive.</i><p><i>T. Rowe Price’s Head of U.S.</i> …

According To Many Famous Investors, U.S. Stocks Are In A Bubble

If you ask Warren Buffett, Marc Faber, Bob Doll, Carl Icahn, and a host of others if the U.S. stock market is in a bubble, you’re likely to get answers that lean toward, “Yes.” Most of us have heard of financial bubbles. However, have you noticed they have been occurring with greater frequency? …

The 22 Most Important Finance Books Ever Written

In case you missed them, we've compiled a list of 22 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>These are the books that show up time and again in lists of books recommended by the pros themselves.<p>Topics covered include everything from the fundamentals of investing to the stories behind …

This Exploding Australian Fitness Brand Could Overtake Lululemon

Lorna Jane is planning to nearly double its U.S. stores within the next six months, bringing the total number to 50, while expanding to at least a half dozen new countries including the U.K., France, Sweden and the United Arab Emirates, co-founder Lorna Jane Clarkson told Business Insider in an …

People Hate Olive Garden's New Logo

The struggling Italian chain has been trying to revive declining sales by lowering prices and expanding its menu.<p>Despite its efforts, customer traffic plunged 13% in December and sales dropped 5.4% at restaurants open at least a year in the most recent quarter, according to preliminary estimates …

Here's Why Whole Foods Lets Employees Look Up Each Other's Salaries

Leaders of the supermarket chain believe in keeping employees as informed as possible, even when it comes to pay. Under the company's open policy, staff can easily look up anyone's salary or bonus from the previous year — all the way up to the CEO level.<p>The unusual Whole Foods policy is designed to …

7 Stocks the Bull Market Left Behind

These are frustrating times for bargain-hunting investors, especially those seeking deals in U.S. stocks. Not much is cheap by traditional value …