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How To Become A 401(k) Millionaire In Four Easy Steps

If it weren’t for the tripwires of human behavior, becoming a millionaire would be a pretty easy path to follow.<p>It’s mostly math and good habits.<p>So when I came across this piece on nowitcounts.com, a website for investors over 50, I saw a clear message: If you save consistently, the miracle of …

Retirement

Officer charged with murder in teen's death; video released

CHICAGO (AP) — A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times last year was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, hours before the city released a video of the killing that many people fear could spark unrest.<p>City officials and community leaders have been bracing for the …

Justice

Looking For Oysters? There's An App For That

Meet 27-year-old Sam Asher. He’s so crazy about oysters, he invented an app called Pearl to help people like him find out which restaurants are serving up their favorites — in real time.<p>“I was sitting at an oyster bar with my friend and the idea just popped into my head,” says Asher, who was …

San Francisco

Why Wall Street talent is moving to Silicon Valley

Less than a decade ago, top talent was flocking to Wall Street — not just for the high salaries and lucrative bonuses, but also for the opportunity to work in a dynamic and fast-growing environment.<p>But now the tech industry, with its double digit growth, is setting a new standard on what the …

Molenbeek mayor received terror suspects list including on-the-run Salah Abdeslam one month before Paris attacks

EC chief says Schengen is 'comatose' and warned euro may collapse without it, as Brussels emerges from four days of lockdown

Terrorism

50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

From ice palaces in Canada to underwater rooms in Africa, we've come up with 50 of the world's most incredible hotels that will take any vacation to the next level.<p>Here's our ultimate bucket list of 50 hotels everyone should stay in at least once in their lives.<p><i>Did we miss your dream hotel? Let us</i> …

Southern Ocean

10 Hotels With Unbelievable Views

<i>By Ayesha Khan for Architectural Digest.</i><p><i>(Photo: Jade Mountain)</i><p><b>Jade Mountain, St. Lucia</b><p>Architect and hotelier Nick Troubetzkoy eliminated the fourth wall from every room at this Caribbean paradise so guests can enjoy the picture-perfect views of the Petit and Gros Piton mountains, which are …

National Parks

Limfjorden oysters: A knee-deep feast in Danish waters | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Wearing army green waders and carrying an underwater viewer that looks like an orange traffic cone, we are 3 feet deep in the cold waters of Limfjorden, hunting for oyster gold.<p>The transparent bottom of the viewer reveals a seabed generously scattered with the fabled European flat oysters, …

Oysters

Volvo's new driverless concept car has modes for 'drive,' 'create,' and 'relax'

Self-driving cars will change how we travel in a lot of ways, but one of the biggest shifts will likely be how much more free time we will have while getting from point A to point B.<p>Volvo knows this and wants to give its customers an enhanced experience while being chauffeured around in their …

Autonomous Cars

Aubrey Huff to attempt comeback after battling depression

Aubrey Huff isn't happy with how his time in baseball ended - with him slinking out of an otherwise joyous clubhouse at Comerica Park - so the …

Tampa Bay

100 women did yoga on that vertigo-inducing glass bridge in China

A group of 100 fearless women got together for a photoshoot on a glass bridge in China, which spans 900 feet and hangs a vertical 600 feet over the …

Wall Street's party may be over

Banks are having trouble placing billions of dollars' worth of loans to support big deals, and they are marking debt down to the investors they are shopping it to, The Wall Street Journal's Matt Wirz and Liz Hoffman reported on Monday.<p>These loans often fuel the huge buyout deals that help generate …

Wall Street

GOLDMAN: Here are 15 great stocks with fat dividends and huge buyback plans

According to David Kostin at Goldman Sachs, S&P 500 companies will spend $2.2 trillion in excess cash in 2016, and 46% of that will be returned to shareholders in the form of dividends ($432 billion) or buybacks ($608 billion).<p>Additionally, the stocks of companies returning large amounts of cash to …

Investing

Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

Global economy will be transformed over next 20 years at risk of growing inequality, say analysts<p>A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for …

Artificial Intelligence

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

European Travel

$50 TRILLION IN DEBT: This is what the '3rd wave' of the 2008 financial crisis looks like

It became a bit of a symbol of the economic and financial turmoil in China and much of the rest of the developing world: Growth has slowed, but debt is sloshing around like never before.<p>Goldman Sachs recently published a piece of research that boldly described events in the world's emerging …

Economics

FBI Data Reveals 'Most Dangerous Cities in America'

It's that time of year when the FBI releases crime statistics for cities across the United States. The people at Law Street (via <i>Esquire</i>) took that …

United States

17 Celebrities Who Are Aging Terribly

Oct 6, 2016 AT 07:20 AM | BY PopnBuzz<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>1. Donatella Versace<p>“There’s time to slow down, after you’re dead.” These are famous words once …

NFL Nation reporters offer up what went right, wrong for Matt Cassel

IRVING, Texas -- Three times before in his career Matt Cassel has had teams look to him to win games.<p>First it was the New England Patriots in 2008 …

NFL

Jennifer Lawrence hit on a disturbing workplace trend in her recent open letter

If Martin Luther King, Jr. were a "woman in a meeting," jokes the Washington Post's Alexandra Petri, she'd hedge her "I have a dream" speech with rhetoric like, "I'm sorry, I just had this idea — it's probably crazy, but — look, just as long as we're throwing things out here — I had sort of an idea …

Feminism

Hastert agrees to plead guilty in hush money case

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert plans to plead guilty on charges of lying to federal investigators, according to the U.S. Attorney's office in Chicago.<p>Hastert's attorneys told U.S. District Judge Thomas Durkin on Thursday that they have reached a plea agreement on the charges …

Crime

Ben Carson: 'As a God-fearing Christian', hold-up story really happened

Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson is as cool as a cucumber, so it naturally follows that he's a bit hazy about that time he found …

Ben Carson

NBA Players Nick Young & Metta World Peace Speak Out Regarding Lamar Odom's Condition

<b>Lamar Odom</b> will always be known as an amazing basketball player.<p>While the former reality TV star is currently fighting for his life in a Las Vegas …

Metta World Peace

Putin is already looking for an exit strategy in Syria

Now the Russian president could already be on the lookout for an exit strategy to prevent his gains from turning into a liability.<p>Putin certainly realizes that some 30 Russian combat jets won't be able to change the course of the war, and allow Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces to win. His …

Middle East

From Boom to Gloom? Doom Looms Soon

In 2008, the global economy collapsed. But ever since bottoming out in 2009, we’ve been on a gangbusters recovery. Is it all going to come to an end …

Stock Markets

UK to set out EU reform demands in November letter to EU president

At a meeting of EU leaders in Brussels, Prime Minister David Cameron has said he will set out a list of EU reforms his government wants to see. A …

Europe

Bruce Springsteen Details Massive 'The River' Box Set

Four-CD/three-DVD 'The Ties That Bind: The River Collection' set will feature unheard outtakes, new documentary, book and 1980 concert film selections<p>…