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I'm a financial planner — here's why I won't buy a home

Some people seem surprised when I tell them I rent by choice.<p>I'm a business owner and financial planner, I'm married, and by all counts I'm well established in my life. I should own a house, right?<p>But that's where a lot of people get into trouble: They feel like they "should" do one thing or …

Personal Finance

6 Secrets to a Happier Life

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME's special edition,</i> The Science of Happiness<i>, which is available at Amazon.</i><p>Whether you’re a web designer, …

The Best Way to Grow Weed, According to Home Growers

There’s more than one way to (legally) start a grow-op in your apartment. Just be honest with your roommates.<p>It’s been a long time coming but cannabis legalization is officially rolling out across Canada in October. You may not 100 percent know what that means, and honestly I think most of us are …

An artist painted a self-portrait of himself on a different drug every day — and he ended up with brain damage

Bryan Lewis Saunders<p>In March 1995, artist Bryan Lewis Saunders began creating at least one self-portrait of himself every day.<p>Born in Washington D.C. …

Art

We analysed who the better big-game player is, Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi — and the stats show the winner is clear

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are in a constant battle to be the best soccer player on the planet.<p>Both players are unrelenting goal machines who show no mercy when they come face-to-face with opposing defenders and goalkeepers, yet Real Madrid striker Ronaldo and FC Barcelona forward Messi …

Soccer

Ronaldo & Messi: Football's very own Terminator & Neo

Cristiano Ronaldo's is a career defined by firsts. He has continually done things that nobody has ever done before.<p>Tuesday night was different, …

If I Could Buy Only 1 Marijuana Stock, This Would Be It

Marijuana stocks are hot. And this one could generate heat for a long time to come.<p>According to the Chinese, 2018 will be the year of the dog. When …

Russian submarines are prowling around vital undersea cables. It’s making NATO nervous.

By Michael Birnbaum<p>, Bureau chief<p>BRUSSELS — Russian submarines have dramatically stepped up ­activity around undersea data ­cables in the North Atlantic, part of a more aggressive naval posture that has driven NATO to revive a Cold War-era command, according to senior military officials.<p>The …

Military

3 Facts About IRAs Every Retiree Should Know

Don't let your retirement account give you a nasty surprise.<p>IRAs have helped millions of Americans set manage trillions of dollars in retirement …

Retirement

‘US will lose next war’ military assessment warns

So is the world’s self-proclaimed ‘policeman’, the United States, up to the challenge?<p>A new in-depth report from strategic think-tank RAND …

Bodycam video released after jury acquits ex-cop of murder

<b>(CNN) —</b> New body camera footage captures the tense moments before an Arizona police officer shot an unarmed man dead last year, as the man begged officers not to fire.<p>Police in Mesa, Arizona released the footage last week, after a jury acquitted former Mesa officer Philip "Mitch" Brailsford of …

Justice

Trading Stocks on Facebook Messenger Is Becoming a Big Thing

Investors now have more options for how they trade stocks: Facebook (FB) messenger.<p>TD Ameritrade launched a bot in October allowing its investors to …

Trading

Cheeseburger Casserole

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium, stirring occasionally, until browned and crisp. Transfer to a plate; set …

How to Book 'Secret' Flights with Your Chase Ultimate Rewards Points

Many people like the Chase Sapphire Preferred and Chase Sapphire Reserve credit cards for earning travel rewards, myself included. You can use the …

This site lets you take Harvard’s most popular computer science class and more courses from top universities for free

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Online learning has made education more accessible than ever, but few platforms make getting a quality education easier or more affordable …

College & University

Honduras waits for election results amid accusations of fraud

Rival claims of victory in the Central American state's presidential elections are being joined with allegations of fraud. The slow count has been …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Brilliantly Trolls Flat-Earthers With 1 Hilarious Image

Here's a view of the moon you'll never see.<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson has something he’d like the flat-Earthers to see.<p>Or rather, it’s something they’ll never see... and neither will anyone else, at least not in the real world.<p>The astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American …

Flat Earth Society

Donald Trump u-turns on Russia meddling: "I believe our intelligence agencies" after Vladimir Putin comments

US President Donald Trump has been forced to clarify that he supports the conclusions of intelligence agencies in the country that there was meddling …

Donald Trump

Recipe: Easy homemade shepherd's pie

Scottish chef Jak O’Donnell shares her recipe for this classic dish – topped with fluffy potatoes, there's nothing better on a cold winter's …

5 tricks to get paid money for selling your data — since it’s getting sold anyway

Maybe you have heard? Your personal data is being shared — constantly — with retailers and service providers that want to profit from your spending. …

IRS' Rules for Depositing More Than $10,000 Cash in a Bank Account

For some fortuitous reason, you’ve got $10,000 just sitting there, burning a hole in your pocket. Do you spend it, or save it?<p>You decide to take the …

Snow and fog on way as severe weather warning issued just in time for Bonfire Night

Winter is starting to fell much closer with a severe weather warning for fog in the south and snow predicted in the north of Britain - just in time …

A massive hole just opened up in Antarctica’s ice and scientists can’t explain it

Thanks to its usefulness as an indicator of how badly humans are messing up the Earth with global warming, scientists like to keep a pretty close eye …

12 Food Hacks We Know Actually Work Because We Tried Them

Here's what's actually worth your time.

Here's the Horrifying Thing That Happens When You Pour Molten Copper on a Big Mac

Most people don’t go out to eat with the intention of conducting a science experiment on their order, but Tito4re is not most people. In his latest …

This Chalk Artist Transforms Concrete Into A Whimsical Fantasy World

“I have usually, at all times, one piece of chalk in my pocket, and one piece of charcoal behind my ear,” David Zinn says. “And that’s all that I need to make a piece of art.”<p>The Michigan-based street artist spends the summer months crouching over pieces of sidewalk creating elaborate chalk …

What No One Tells You About Traveling to Cuba

As the plane lifted off the runway in New York and began the three-hour journey to Havana, Cuba, the excitement among travelers was palpable. The …

I Never Pay Full Price for Flights—This Is Where I Book

The first time I ventured overseas I was 18 and worked two jobs to buy a return ticket to Phuket, Thailand. Determined to pay my own way, I spent …

Wall Street vets left 6-figure jobs to launch an app that makes investing easy

In February 2015, Brandon Krieg and Ed Robinson walked away from their six-figure jobs to launch Stash, an app that aims to make investing simple and …