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All the books Bill Gates has recommended over the last eight years

Bill Gates has become a powerful influence on publishing. An endorsement from the philanthropist and Microsoft cofounder can cause tangible sales spikes, reminiscent of the golden ticket that once came with being picked for Oprah’s book club.<p>So just what does Gates read? Quartz manually compiled …

Books

Beautiful Maps Of Great American Road Trips To Get Your Motor Running

Ah, the road trip – a classic rite of passage. No matter if it’s a haphazard first adventure with college buddies or a post-retirement planned escape onto the open road, there are few better and more liberating sensations than pointing your hood towards the horizon, putting your foot down and …

Hiking

SQL Injection 101: How to Avoid Detection & Bypass Defenses

It is often said that the best hackers remain unknown, and the greatest attacks are left undiscovered, but it's hard for an up-and-coming penetration …

Cybersecurity

Everything You Need to Know About ETFs

ETFs are increasingly popular, and can play a key role in any investment strategy.<p>Investors have poured more than $5 trillion into ETFs, with the …

Investing

Kids and Tech: Why It’s OK to Stop Worrying About Your Children’s Screentime

My 10-year-old asked for an iPhone for his 11th birthday. Many of his friends have them. He will be starting middle school in the fall and will no …

Parenting

9 Best Investment Books for Beginners

Investing can't be taught in a day. But with the right teachings, developing an introductory understanding to the do's and don'ts of investing may be …

Investing

An Amusing ‘Planet Earth’ Parody on the Mating Rituals of Humans in Their Natural Club Habitat

Viva Dirt League, a gaming comedy troupe in Aukland, New Zealand created a rather amusing parody of the distinctive <i>Planet Earth</i> documentary style. …

Comedy

The Lil Tay Saga Reaches Its Logical Conclusion

The 9-year-old has built a huge following with profane Instagram posts, but the bravado of “the youngest flexer of the century” masks a sadder tale about fame and exploitation.<p>In mid-February, a mysterious 9-year-old by the name of Lil Tay began blowing up on Instagram.<p>“This is a message to all …

Social Media

Pay Your Mortgage Early or Invest?

Paying your mortgage early has big opportunity costs, and your net worth could be higher if you invest instead.<p>If you own a home, chances are good …

Personal Finance

Want to Get Rich? Ten 1-Sentence Personal Finance Rules Anyone Can Follow to Become a Self-Made Millionaire

Sometimes the best advice on personal finance comes in 1-sentence bites.<p>Every month I get a number of advance copies of personal finance books.<p>Each includes tens of thousands of words that promise and occasionally deliver something new, even though wealth building, like losing weight, can be summed …

Personal Finance

The Best Action Movies of 2018 (So Far)

Despite the range of fiery, computer-generated explosions on display at your local multiplex, this is a peculiar historical moment for the action …

Comic Books

These are the books Bill Gates says to read this summer

His annual beach reading list includes a biography of da Vinci, award-winning fiction, and new ways of thinking about global progress.<p>Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates may spend heavily on vaccines and aid programs, but he seems to recognize that the one of the things that money can’t buy is …

Books

How To Grow Truffles In Your Own Back Garden

Extravagant, rare and revered by food lovers around the world, truffles are a pungent fungus that grows at the roots of beech, hazel, and other …

Gardening

The Beginner's Guide to Index Funds

Everything you need to know to start investing in index funds.<p>In Warren Buffett's 2016 letter to <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> shareholders he wrote, "If a …

Investing

9 Nonfiction Audiobooks To Listen To While You Work Out, If You're Feeling Incredibly Ambitious

Everyone knows you're supposed to exercise for your physical improvement, but what about your intellectual gains? If you want to get pumped in body …

Books

The most underrated tourist stops in every state

Straying off the beaten path provides a unique travel experience you can’t get by following an itinerary. Whether your favorite travel destinations consist of a beach, the mountains or the most beautiful city in the world, looking beyond the obvious tourist attractions gets you up close and …

Travel

Black Founder Launches Platform That Helps You Easily Invest in Stocks, ETFs, and Options

Jellifin is a commission-free options trading platform that recently went to market and is already gaining traction. The company believes that …

Investing

17 Refreshing Books to Read This Summer

Here come the page-turners of summer 2018. They’re about ... maritime disaster? America’s opioid crisis? Toxic social media? The legacy of the Confederacy? How about a man who falls in love with a bear and is completely serious about it? No one said this was going to be pretty, but there are some …

Books

3 LinkedIn Strategies Currently Making Job Search More Effective

These LinkedIn tips will help you connect faster with your ideal employer.<p>If you are looking for a job today, there's a good chance you've been told to update your LinkedIn profile. Here's why that's a smart idea...<p>Most recruiters looking for white collar workers use the platform to identify …

Employment

How High Earners Can Contribute to a Roth IRA | Investopedia

A Roth IRA is a powerful way to compound money without having to pay any taxes in the future. Most people think that a Roth IRA is not accessible at …

Retirement

7 Business Books that Will Change Your Life

What is a life-changing book? Is it a book that makes you quit your secure job and start your own company or just a book that helps you become a …

Self-improvement

How to Lose Your Belly By Summer, According to Dietitians

The first day of summer is just weeks away. So if you’re looking to tone your tummy to feel confident in your swimsuit, it sounds like you’re looking …

Nutrition

You Can Open Your Own Chick-fil-A With Very Little Money Upfront. Here's How

Chick-fil-A gets more than 20,000 inquiries from franchisee candidates every year.<p>Chick-fil-A is among the most successful fast-food chains in the …

Chick-fil-A

13 Foods You Should Never Eat If You Don’t Want Cancer

Your diet affects more than just your waistline. Consuming one or more of these foods regularly may increase your risk of cancer.<p>We've long known …

Cancer

Why You're Losing Weight but Not Belly Fat — and What to Do About It

You've gotten into the stride of a healthy nutrition and workout regimen, and you're seeing the results on the scale. But many women reach their target weight only to be disappointed that they've lost little to no belly fat. Although it seems logical that our belly fat will shrink as we lose …

Fitness

Cool Ways To Turn The Windowsill Into An Awesome Feature For Your Home

Wondering what else you could do to make your home more beautiful and welcoming? There’s one particular little space that often gets overlooked when …

Interior Design

11 NYC Hidden Gems Most New Yorkers Don’t Know About

From (reputedly) haunted former hospitals to glorious green spaces, these are the best-kept secrets in the Big Apple.<p>Forget pricey plane tickets; all …

New York City

How to invest for income: Don't just pay attention to payouts, it's the total return that matters

In this series we are looking at the issues surrounding investing for income and how it can be used to increase the money you have to spend or grow …

Retirement

I grew my net worth by over $100,000 in 2 years. Here are 4 steps you can take today to do the same.

Two years ago, almost to the day, I started my blog with a daring goal.<p>Not only was I going to talk about money, a subject that most surveys indicate is more taboo than sex, but in true obsessed-money-blogger fashion, I was going to publish my net worth every single month. Down to the cent. For the …

Personal Finance

27 STYLISH WAYS TO DECORATE YOUR CHILDREN’S BEDROOM

It is no surprise that children spend a lot of time in their bedroom. Used for sleeping, playing and working, it follows that their space should be a …

Home Decorating