Miranda Xiaomin Li

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Fidelity offers new zero-cost mutual funds – should you switch?

In the investing world, there's no such thing as a free lunch. But that all changed last week, when Fidelity Investments, the mutual fund and …

Investing

10 Traits of a Great Manager, According to Google's Internal Research

20 years ago, you probably would’ve laughed if someone said your life would one day be irrevocably changed by a company called Google. What’s a …

Five FREE UI Kits for Adobe XD Created by Top UX Designers | Adobe Blog

A great user interface is a key component to creating positive user experiences, and no UX designer should underestimate the power of well thought …

AWS INNOVATE

Migration and Workloads<p>The cloud is now the new normal, and there has never been a better time to build on AWS. Whether it is an external facing …

Cloud Computing

Google Spent a Decade Researching What Makes a Great Boss. They Came Up With These 10 Things

Google's spent the last 10 years studying the habits of effective managers. You can learn a lot from their conclusions.<p><i>"People leave managers, not companies."</i><p>We've all heard it. Many of us have experienced it. But what makes people want to leave a manager in the first place? And if you happen to …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Beat Mid-Career Malaise

We all have times when we wonder, “Am I at the right company? Am I in the right job? And is this all there is?” These questions are especially agonizing for mid-career professionals who may be searching for fulfillment while juggling demands at home and intense financial pressures to earn. How …

Ann Arbor

My Goodbye Letter to Idea Couture’s Employees

Founding a company is one thing, growing it is another… and then leaving it is a totally different thing. There comes a time when founders of a …

Employment

Why You Need to Invest in Funds Before Stocks

When you're just starting out with investing, you first need to build a diversified core before betting on individual stocks.<p>I’ve recommended many …

Investing

Fidelity to launch no-fee index funds

Fidelity, one of the largest index mutual fund providers, announced on Wednesday that it will introduce two no-fee funds, giving more investors access to both domestic and global markets.<p>The funds are called the Fidelity Zero Total Market Index Fund (FZROX) and the Fidelity Zero International Index …

Investing

Here's how much money you could be losing by avoiding the stock market

Having too much money in the bank is a problem that millions of Americans would love to have. But those fortunate enough to be in that position may be making a big financial mistake with their cash.<p>A new survey from Nerdwallet shows that while many Americans have little to no savings, the average …

Stock Markets

Here's Your Second Chance To Get In On The Market Rally

Remember the panic selling in February? It all seems silly now—the economy is surging, companies are beating high earnings expectations and American consumers are more confident than ever.<p>And the stock market is finally catching on—the S&P 500 is up a solid 5.9% in 2018, and the momentum for stocks …

Investing

Choose These Mutual Funds If They Are Available In Your 401(k) Plan

One of the most important financial decisions you are ever going to make is how to invest your 401(k). However, the information you are provided to make this decision is written more to meet regulatory requirements than anything else. Here is how can you find the best mutual funds from your plan’s …

Investing

5-Hour Rule: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

<b>“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none. Zero.”</b> <i>— Charlie Munger,</i> …

Self-improvement

Create & share designs, prototypes for free

Adobe XD reimagines how UX/UI designers create user experiences, so you can take your ideas from artboard to wireframe to interactive prototype in …

Prototypes

Want To Become A Multi-Millionaire? Do These 14 Things Immediately.

<i>“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a</i> …

Self-improvement

29 successful Australian CEOs share their advice for university graduates entering the workforce

Landing you first job is a daunting yet exciting moment.<p>With a number of new skills to learn on the job along with workplace etiquette and the names …

Employment

Google's Design Guru: 'People Think Fashion Is Frivolous. It's Not.'

Ivy Ross does more than just make tech pretty.<p>Google’s design guru—technically, vice president of hardware design—would argue that she imbues the …

Google Glass

Amy Hood won back Wall Street and helped reboot Microsoft

Clad in jeans and a gray sweatshirt, Amy Hood stands before a room of 140 Microsoft recruits. The feeling in the air is a bit like the first day of …

Wall Street

How Satya Nadella and Microsoft won back Wall Street

In 2012, Microsoft looked like it could crumble.<p>It posted its first quarterly loss in the company’s history, set against the background of a failing smartphone strategy and the rise of Apple’s iPhone and iPad line. The company’s $6.3 billion all-cash acquisition of advertising company aQuantive in …

Satya Nadella

Become a Data Visionary: Unleash your Data's Full Potential

Greylock Promotes Sarah Guo To Be The Top VC Firm's Youngest (And Only Female) General Partner

Greylock is the newest prominent venture capital firm to add a female general partner to its investing ranks.<p>The Silicon Valley VC firm announced on Tuesday that it has promoted Sarah Guo to general partner, focusing on enterprise software, security and healthcare investments.<p>Guo joined Greylock in …

Why Are Young Billionaires So Boring?

Early in Warren Buffett’s life, his father failed to get hired at the family grocery store during the Great Depression. Without a job, and without …

Income Inequality

When do you really need antibiotics for that sinus infection?

It was February, and clinic was teeming with respiratory infections of all kinds: mostly the common cold, but also bronchitis, pneumonia, and sinus …

4 ways the Tableau Community visualizes World Cup data

The history<p>It all started in 1930 in Uruguay where only 13 nations participated. In 1998, FIFA expanded to a 32-team tournament, with more than 200 …

Data Visualization

Business dashboard template: SAP SD

Providea workbookcontaining at least14 attributes<p>Geta ready-to-use,best-in-marketSAP SD dashboard<p>Sales - Home<p>Sales - Home<p>Get a Home Page for your …

4 Mind Hacks to Spark Your Best Ideas. They Worked for Steve Jobs

New Studies in neuroscience explain why these mind tricks work.<p>In today's knowledge economy, you are only as valuable as your ideas.<p>My job is to teach leaders how to communicate their ideas persuasively. But I can't help unless they <i>have</i> an original idea. Fortunately, there are some simple tips that …

Make Sea Island Resort's Amazing Bacon-Cheddar Corn Muffins at Home

Guests who head to Sea Island, a privately owned island and luxury resort on Georgia's Southeastern coast, are in for a treat. On any given day, …

Best Ways to Exchange Money While Traveling

With airfares still low and the U.S. dollar strong, many Americans are traveling abroad. But once they get there, they need to be wary of exchanging …