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Meet The Baby Boomer Who Moved All Of Her Investments To A Robo-Advisor

The Philadelphian has been investing for over 25 years. She has worked with traditional financial advisors, directly with brokerages, and now, with online investing platform Betterment.<p>At age 67, Shaffer is distinctly outside of the usual robo-advice market, which generally seeks and attracts …

Retirement

Russia closes McDonald's restaurants for 'sanitary violations'

Russia has shut down four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow for alleged sanitary violations in a move critics said was the latest blow in its tit-for-tat sanctions tussle with the west.<p>The federal monitoring service for consumer rights and wellbeing announced on Wednesday that the offending outlets …

Starbucks Is Bringing Coffee Trucks To College Campuses

The Starbucks mobile trucks will be opening at Arizona State University, James Madison University, and Coastal Carolina University, the company said in a news release.<p>The mobile truck will move to various busy locations throughout the day.<p>"Presumably that means parking outside dorms in the morning …

College & University

Road Rage: Uber and Lyft Scramble for Lead in Cutthroat Hired-Car Market

There's a war on the streets — but you might not have noticed. Uber and Lyft, the smartphone-era car-share services whose rivalry has escalated steadily over the last year, have continually raised the stakes and matched each other move for move, some questionable tactics included — though Uber's …

Why Apple broke $100

Don’t you hate these “why Apple shares did such and such” headlines?<p>I know I do. They’re too often a journalistic ploy designed to make reporters …

Why Harvard Business School's Application Is Much More Informal This Year

Be candid. HBS wants to get to know you.<p>This year's application is a bit different from last year's, and quite different from what it was several years ago.<p>First of all, there's only one essay. Not only does it lack a word limit, but it's also optional.<p>The school began this practice last year, the …

College & University

Entrepreneurship News | The Next Web

All stories in Entrepreneur<p>Data shows people want serious long-form content — and brands need to take note<p>You probably noticed the recent video that asked people whether they heard “Yanny” or “Laurel.” It would have been hard not to. That tiny piece of audio drove more than 10 million views, …

Pure Storage, A Startup Worth $3 Billion, Snagged A 10-Year Google Veteran To Be Its New CFO

Riitters is a 10-year Google veteran who was mainly responsible for the company's overall financial and budgeting plans. He also headed Google's European financial operations and was CFO of its European Payments Business in the past.<p>"Riitters brings a wealth of experience to Pure Storage that will …

Twinkie bakery to close, putting 400 out of work

Just 13 months after Twinkies made their celebrated comeback to store shelves, one of the four bakeries that make the cream-filled treats is closing.<p>Hostess said Wednesday that it will close the Schiller Park bakery, located outside Chicago, as the company streamlines its manufacturing.<p>Hostess shut …

Unión Europea plantea condiciones a Turquía para su ingreso

<b>Altos funcionarios de la Unión Europea le dijeron al primer ministro de Turquía, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, que el respeto a la ley y la independencia judicial son condiciones esenciales para ser miembro del grupo de países.</b><p>Erdogan, quien se encuentra en Bruselas para sostener conversaciones sobre la …

Will This Vending Machine For Burritos Change The Business Of Fast Food?

If Chipotle is Blockbuster, could Burritobox be Redbox?<p>Piping hot tortillas filled with free-range chicken, grass-fed beef, uncured bacon, and cage-free eggs. Cold guacamole and sour cream. Hot sauce. No hormones. No antibiotics. That may sound a lot like Chipotle. In reality, it’s a burrito cooked …

Esta diadema para jugadores controla tu furia subiendo el nivel de dificultad

Hay días en los que nada te haría más feliz que lanzar tu gamepad o ratón a través de la pantalla y dejar un agujero donde antes estaba el tablón con las clasificaciones de <i>Counter-Strike</i>. Compartimos tu angustia. Salir del juego mientras lanzas un desgarrador alarido de frustración capaz de poner a …

12 fotos muy populares en redes sociales pero completamente falsas

Cada día, miles de nuevas fotografías circulan por Internet. Un porcentaje de ellas, sin embargo, son montajes completamente falsos, o están …

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Mandela: The Miracle Maker

The extraordinary life of the man who liberated South Africa—and then kept the country from falling apart.<p>Nelson Mandela, who died December 5, …