Raymond Estrella

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I'm 27 and I've saved $200,000 — here are the 7 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

When I was 16 years old, I hung up my hard hat after another brutal day digging ditches under the Texas sun. That day was special, because it was payday, and I'd finally have enough money to pass $500 in my bank account.<p>By the time I was 18, that $500 had grown enough to start investing in the …

How to Train Employees so They Can Leave but Treat Them so Well They Never Want to | Inc.com

Last year, I said goodbye to a team member who I'd worked pretty closely with for nearly two years. She was moving across the country and starting a new chapter in her life, and as much as I'd have loved for her to stay working for us, that obviously just wasn't realistic. Not long after her move, …

Employee Engagement

Fired Blazers TV panelist claims the team interfered in his termination

Did the team overstep its bounds? The station denies the Blazers had any involvement<p>So in Portland there's this show on CSN after Blazers games …

Sports Media

Meet Yogi Ferrell, who signed a 10-day contract with the Mavericks and outplayed Damian Lillard

YOGI IS THE TRUTH. And now, the Mavericks are making sure he stays with them past this year.<p>Meet Yogi Ferrell. He’s on a 10-day contract with the Dallas Mavericks and he outplayed Damian Lillard on Friday.<p>That’s right. Ferrell dropped a game-high 32 points on 11-of-17 shooting with nine threes. <i>Nine</i> …

NBA

It Took Gregg Popovich Only 2 Minutes to Reveal What Most Get Wrong About Business (and Life) | Inc.com

Gregg Popovich is one of the most successful coaches in professional sports. He commands respect from even the most competitive opposing players, as can be seen in LeBron James's recent claim that Popovich is "the greatest coach of all time."<p>In a recent interview, Popovich (or Coach Pop, as he's …

Basketball

The Biggest Complaints About 401(k)s

Saving for retirement is a lot like going to the dentist. We all know we should do it, but it’s easy to procrastinate because it’s painful and …

Bigger Than Hip-Hop: The Best Non Hip Hop Albums Of 2016

What’s going on world! With 2017 just started, I would be remiss if I didn’t make a list of some great 2016 projects that weren’t Hip Hop or rap. …

Let’s Enjoy This Wonderful French Toast | by Channing Frye

Every time I step on the court now, I’m appreciative. It wasn’t always this way.<p>Before every game, I have this 30-second routine where I’ll pretend …

This is why Apple killed the SD card slot on the new MacBook Pro

Apple is well-known for its penchant for pushing innovation without any compromise, but the tech giant has been facing a lot of heat for its decision to drop most standard ports on its latest MacBook Pro laptop – especially when it comes to the missing SD card slot.<p>In an interview with the …

MacBook Pro

Mark Wahlberg Calls for Priestly Vocations, Says Catholic Faith's "My Anchor"

“I want my children and future generations to have good priests in their lives,” actor Mark Wahlberg says in a new video, “just like I had.”<p>The video …

Faith

I saved 50% of my income for a month — here's my best tip for saving money

After accounting for rent, utilities, and all my other fixed costs for the month, I was left with roughly $140 per week to spend on food and entertainment. While that's certainly more than enough money to live comfortably on, I had an out of town trip planned for the end of the month and didn't …

Fantasy Basketball 2016: Latest Rankings for Top NBA Players and Sleepers

Link to Media<p>It's now officially time for the NBA regular season. The preseason is over, and teams are working hard to decide who their final cuts will be before 5 p.m. ET next Monday.<p>If you haven't had your fantasy draft yet, it's also time for you to make final preparations. So let's firm up a …

Basketball

5 Intriguing NBA Season Storylines That Don't Involve Golden State, Cleveland

It's hard to remember an NBA season that felt as much like a fait accompli as the one we're about to embark upon. Last year the Cleveland Cavaliers …

Basketball

Supercut Of Tom Cruise Running In His Movies Will Leave You Breathless

"Not speed walking. Not jogging. RUNNING."<p>Tom Cruise goes all Forrest Gump in this energetic video montage.<p>The Hollywood star just keeps on running in YouTube channel Burger Fiction’s supercut of every time he’s picked up his pace in a movie.<p>“Not speed walking. Not jogging. RUNNING,” the channel …

Tom Cruise

5 Storylines to Watch at Tonight's Presidential Debate

The second presidential debate caps off a news-filled week on the campaign trail and expectations are high that tonight will be quite a …

Trump issues defiant apology for lewd remarks -- then goes on the attack

<i>WARNING: This story contains graphic language.</i><p>Donald Trump apologized early Saturday for lewd and sexually aggressive remarks he made a decade ago -- and then made it clear he is girding himself for a nasty political battle.<p>The GOP presidential nominee posted a defiant 90-second video just after …

Donald Trump

Cool2BCatholic

Francis tells US Catholics to vote their conscience in November election

Joshua J. McElwee Francis in Georgia and Azerbaijan ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE FROM AZERBAIJAN Flying back to Rome after a visiting Georgia and …

Christianity

The best 10 iPhone widgets for iOS 10

Several apps and Apple's own software allows you to send emails, check photos, and other common tasks without ever unlocking your phone.<p>In fact, Apple has placed even more emphasis on lock-screen widgets in iOS 10, the latest software version for iPhones and iPads.<p>If you swipe right on the lock …

Apps

How to Retire at 40

Three early retirees tell their story of living on 4 percent or less.<p>By Ben Steverman | September 29, 2016<p>From<p>The “4 percent rule” is a bedrock of …

35 Movies You Will Be Talking About This Awards Season

Here are the most anticipated movies of the fall, and the most likely contenders for awards in 2016.<p>We have finally stumbled out of the desert that was this summer's movie season — a wasteland of ill-conceived sequels — and emerged into an oasis of thoughtful, moving, challenging, joyous, original …

Ben Affleck

21 Movies That Scored 100% on Rotten Tomatoes

Getting 100% on the Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer means a lot to people. It's a very coveted rating for any movie to get, and very few have been …

Rotten Tomatoes

The Right Way to Turn Your 401(k) Savings Into Retirement Income

Only a third of plans help you do that, the GAO found.<p>If you’re counting on your 401(k) plan to help you convert the money you’ve accumulated during …

Ten Money Saving Tips you can start doing today

Here are ten money-saving tips you can do today to build your emergency savings, take that dream vacation you have been dying to go on or to start …

Personal Finance

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WATCH: Yao Ming delivers characteristically charming (and funny) Basketball Hall of Fame speech

"When I heard that I was speaking first tonight, I thought that someone made a mistake. The first speaker should be the great Allen Iverson. I need …

Basketball Hall of Fame

Cavs Assistant Coaches Are Reportedly Upset They Haven’t Gotten Signed For Next Season Yet

The Cleveland Cavaliers have reached a curious impasse with their coaching staff this offseason. After doing the unthinkable and overcoming a seemingly insurmountable 3-1 deficit to win the NBA Finals in June, most of their assistants still have not signed extensions on their contracts, despite …

Retirement planning: Why to do an IRA rollover when you switch jobs

For many people, rolling a 401(k) into an IRA can be a smart move for two primary reasons: better investment options and lower fees.<p>When you leave a …

Michael Jordan Sent Boxes of Gear To Autistic Fan Who Wore Full MJ Uniform at Pickup Game

Jeffrey Harrison, aka CDA MJ, is quite possibly Michael Jordan’s biggest fan.<p>When someone recorded the 33-year-old Harrison wearing a full MJ uniform …

Kim Kardashian Exposes Taylor Swift on Snapchat, Swift Calls It ‘Character Assassination’

Oops.<p>Taylor Swift, overcome with emotion, glided up the Staples Center steps to accept her Grammy Award for Album of the Year. It would be her second …

Albums