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The funny things happening on the way to singularity

John Hauer Contributor<p>John Hauer is the CEO of Get3DSmart.com<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The diagnosis and the cure of automation<br>• Inventors, Entrepreneurs And The Space In Between<p>People often ask me about the impact of 3D printing on jobs. Will the technology be a job creator or destroyer? The …

Planning to use your business to support your retirement? Read this

Counting on a business to fund your retirement goals without creating a researched and comprehensive strategy is risky, often times resulting in an unfavorable payout. The reality is that if a business owner wants to exit with the most money in his or her pocket, it takes about five years to …

Small Business

15 must-read books by tech CEOs that will give you a peek inside their brilliant minds

And a lot of them want to share their ideas with anybody who will listen.<p>We've put together 15 of the best books written by current and former tech CEOs that will give you a peek inside their fabulous minds.

Cold calls and spam emails top list of 'bugbears of modern life'

Pushy sales people, spam emails and foreign call centres have topped a poll of the biggest 'bugbears' of modern life.<p>Other irritants include having to stand on the train when you've paid for a ticket, deliveries getting lost in the post and PPI calls and texts.<p>Common household frustrations include …

Remote Controls

Bloomberg en Twitter: "BREAKING: Apple raises $17 billion in largest corporate bond sale ever: source"

Añade este Tweet a tu sitio web copiando el siguiente código. Más información<p>Añade este video a tu sitio web copiando el siguiente código. Más …

IPP: What Is An Individual Pension Plan?

An Individual Pension Plan is a type of defined benefit pension plan that many successful entrepreneurs may want to consider for their retirement as …

Retirement

Always have a target - Canadian Personal Finance Blog

One of the important parts of Financial Planning is to have credible and attainable goals and a financial target for your plan. If you don’t have a …

3 Ways to Get Financially Motivated

Saving money isn’t always easy, and it can be difficult to keep yourself on track. Especially in the world of the internet, where you are seeing …

Personal Finance

Should You Enjoy Retirement in a Different City?

I am currently on holiday enjoying our house swap on the east coast of Canada. The setting is breath-taking: a house on the water and minutes away …

Real Estate

Big VC Says Bitcoin Is 'Gold 2.0. It's a Huge, Huge, Huge Deal'

Think the recent collapse in Bitcoin’s value was the end of the experimental currency’s, um, currency? Not even close, says Chamath Palihapitiya, the longtime Facebook executive who now runs The Social + Capital Partnership.<p>Likening Bitcoin to the “red pill” from the movie “The Matrix,” which …

Yep, US home prices have bottomed, and it’s a game changer

Société Générale analysts are mincing no words: The US housing market has bounced off its bottom. And that’s something that will affect everyone from well-heeled private equity investors to working schmoes who can swing a hammer. They write:<p>Rising home prices imply that the deflationary dynamic …

House Prices

Choose Your Own Adventure: More Proof That Everyone Is Right!

More on cherry-picking.<p>Last week, I wrote about how equally smart people can cherry-pick their own data and metrics to prove whatever point they want …

10 Flabbergasting Costs of America's Obesity Epidemic

How much is America's obesity epidemic costing? 10 off-the-scales numbers tell the scary story.<p>Obesity is costing us big time. Three times more …

25 Important Things to Remember As an Investor

Short bits to remember.<p>1. The intrinsic value of the stock market as a whole increases by about 1% every six weeks. That's what you'll get over the …

The Slow Death of Credit Cards

Good riddance.<p>Great news: Americans are giving up on one of the most ruthless destroyers of wealth the numerically challenged have ever known: Credit …