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5 Stock Market Masters To Follow: Compilation #3 From Thomas Bruni

Each month, we highlight some of the best people to follow for stock market insight, advice, and education. In this edition, Thomas Bruni built a …

How I Made Millions Being a Blood-Sucking Leech

I was having breakfast with one of the biggest hedge fund managers. He was telling me his latest ideas. Then he stopped chewing and said, “you know …

Activist Investor Pushes Robotics Company to Focus on Vacuum Cleaners

IRobot is best known for its Roomba line of robots that clean homes for people who don’t want to do it themselves. But the company also makes …

The 12 disruptive tech trends you need to know

People pay plenty of money for consulting giants to help them figure out which technology trends are fads and which will stick. You could go that …

6 lucrative jobs you can get with an associate degree

Although this generation of students is often taught that a four-year degree is the gold standard for career success, for many lucrative and stable jobs, the path happens to be just two years long. In other words, there are some professions — especially in the high-demand healthcare and technology …

How to give your kids money without losing half of it to taxes

If you want to leave your children a generous amount of money in your will, the federal estate tax may eat up a large chunk of their inheritance.<p>That tax only kicks in if your money and property — your "estate" — exceeds a certain amount, which the IRS adjusts each year based on inflation. For …

10 Business Books in this Entrepreneurs Survival Guide

Being an entrepreneur isn’t a career choice, it’s a calling. And this means that it’s a very personal experience. There are countless experts and …

12 great wines under $20 a bottle

They are wines that have a place in every home, though there’s no formal name for their kind: They’re sip-with-pizza-on-a-Tuesday-night quaffs, yet …

When Treating Workers Well Leads to More Innovation

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>There’s a reason companies like Google and Facebook offer their employees so many perks, according to new research: firms that treat workers better are more innovative.<p>In a recent working paper, currently under review by the Journal of Corporate Finance, researchers from Monash University …

The Workplace

The President of SRI Ventures on Bringing Siri to Life

Jeff Singer<p>In the long process of designing and perfecting a product, there’s often a single moment when a potential customer’s reaction helps overcome the doubts that surround any creative endeavor. For Siri, the virtual personal assistant that’s now an integral part of Apple’s iPhone, that moment …

Artificial Intelligence

These technologies will change the way you dine out

Hospitality is a $5 trillion industry. No surprise there: We all eat, sleep, and travel.<p>For that reason, technology companies have long coveted a …

This is how much money you can REALLY make working at a startup

Coding school One Month has a tool called JobSignal that analyzes this job market to figure out which skills pay the best.<p>Working at a startup comes with the promise of striking it rich one day from stock options. But until then, employees still need to be paid. It turns out, some of them are paid …

This recruiting site will pay you $4,500 for a referral

Back in July, an odd email turned up in Brian Brown’s inbox, saying someone had suggested him as a great candidate for a new job. “I was curious,” he …

12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …

Match Group, Owner of OkCupid and Tinder, Files for IPO

Match Group Inc., the owner of dating services Tinder, OkCupid and Match.com, filed with U.S. regulators on Friday for an initial public offering of common stock.<p>The company is owned by media mogul Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp, which said in June it would float less than 20 percent of Match …

Google Books is 'highly transformative,' appeals court confirms in fair use ruling

It’s been ten years since authors first sued Google (GOOG) over the decision to scan millions of books, but now an appeals court appears to have …

Tinkerers Turn to Home-Automation

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How to Teach Yourself SEO in 30 Days

Learn the basics of SEO in 30 days -- covering everything from on-page SEO to keyword research to measuring success.

Marketing

26 Creative Tips and Tools for Social Media Marketers

Are you a busy social media marketer?<p>Do you want better tools and tips to simplify your job?<p>Looking for ways to increase your visibility or …

Apps

How to give your heirs money today without paying a fortune in taxes

That means 99.8% of people never have to pay an estate tax, because so few people have assets that exceed $5.43 million. However, if you want to give money to your children or grandchildren while you are still alive, you have options.<p>The goods news is that the estate tax exemption is a lifetime …

The Strait Path to Real Estate Wealth | Trading Mates | Sharing Financial Freedom

• The BEST form of real estate!<br>• Don't just LEARN real estate, DO real estate!<br>• Why most investors fail<br>• Learn how to develop the Investor mindset<br>• Develop the …

10 Steps to Starting a Business While Keeping Your Full-Time Job

A practical guide to minimizing risk and maximizing success while living the entrepreneurial dream.<p>A few years ago, I published a post on starting a business while keeping your full-time job. I listed a number of reasons why this makes sense. I even included some practical steps.<p>But I didn’t go far …

Entrepreneurship

Why Fintech Is One of the Most Promising Industries of 2015

Long unsung, financial tech companies that lend, process, or even create money have flooded the Inc 500.<p><i>It's been about two decades since a financial company really changed the world. Inc. 500 entrepreneurs are leading a pack of disrupters, raised in the shadow of PayPal, who will change your</i> …

Startups

The Two Traits Google Really Looks For In Employees Are Flexibility And Hustle

Adam Berry/Getty Images This article is getting some attention, because Google's VP for people operations at Google has made public a few insights that the Google HR team has come to over the last several years. The most surprising might be:<p>The reason the article is getting so much attention is how …

Employment