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RANKED: The 19 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe

Eastern Europe offers some of the cheapest holiday destinations on the continent, according to the 10th annual City Costs Barometer from Post Office Travel Money— and they're also pretty stunning.<p>Using price estimates from National and Regional Tourist Offices and average accommodation costs from …

Striking maps reveal the huge wealth gap between American cities and the rest of the country

In the United States, your location is tied to how much money you can earn. Wealth is increasingly concentrating in urban centers like San Francisco, Washington, DC, and New York.<p>A new interactive map— which plots average incomes in counties across the US — highlights this modern reality.<p>Developed …

7 iPhone X power user tricks you need to know

The iPhone X is Apple's first full-screen iPhone. It's also the first iPhone to completely eliminate the Home button, resulting in some all-new gestures and features. Here are some of the ones that aren't that well known. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>iPhone X tricks only power users …

9 cool AR apps you should download to try out iOS 11’s ARKit

Since it was first announced at WWDC, Apple’s ARKit has been open to developers to get a feel for the new platform. Now that iOS 11 is finally here, ARKit is available for anyone with an iPhone 6S or later, the iPad Pro, and the latest 9.7-inch iPad. In the time between the announcement and its …

85 Percent of Job Applicants Lie on Resumes. Here's How to Spot a Dishonest Candidate | Inc.com

According to HireRight's 2017 employment screening benchmark report, 85 percent of employers caught applicants fibbing on their résumés or applications, up from just 66 percent five years ago.<p>Given we have the lowest unemployment rate in a decade, you have to wonder why people would feel the need …

Employment

19 Secrets Your Millionaire Neighbor Won't Tell You

The secret to financial freedom.<p><i>From time to time we bring you posts from our partners that may not be new but contain advice that bears repeating.</i> …

Elon Musk reportedly gave his assistant a 2-week test when she asked for a big raise — what happened to her is an important career lesson

According to Vance, the assistant, Mary Beth Brown, asked Musk for a significant raise after she'd been working with him for 12 years. In response, Musk told Brown to take two weeks off, during which <i>he</i> would assume her responsibilities and see whether she was critical to his success.<p>When Brown …

Before You Buy That Stock, Make Sure It Passes These Simple Tests

Updated July 28, 2017<p>When you’re buying individual stocks instead of investing in mutual funds or ETFs, you’re going up against some stiff …

Investing

Your Résumé is Probably Embarrassing You. Here's What to Fix Right Now. | Inc.com

Over the course of my 30+ years in entrepreneurship I've looked at a lot of résumés. And though the trends for layout, buzzwords, and length have changed, one thing has stayed the same: most of them are a chore to read.<p>I can't tell you how many times I've received a "resume.doc" file from someone …

Employment

3 Ways to Ace Your Job Interview By Showing Your Good and Bad Sides | Inc.com

"Just be yourself." How many times have you heard that phrase uttered before a job interview, media appearance, or even a blind date? As it turns out this is not just a friendly platitude, designed to make us feel better--but a scientific certainty.<p>According to a new study recently published in the …

Employment

7 Things Flight Attendants Notice About You When You Board A Plane

Safety is always their biggest concern.<p>Flight attendants may seem chipper and carefree, but don’t be fooled: While pouring bubbly and chatting with travelers, these trained first responders are also keeping a close watch <b></b>over the plane <b></b>for threats, starting the very moment you board.<p>“Passengers think …

Flying

What it's like to use the original iPhone in 2017

I can still remember in vivid detail the very first time I saw the original iPhone in the flesh.<p>My 16-hour direct flight from Hong Kong had just …

9 Stocks That Made Warren Buffett Billions Over the Past Year

Here are the stocks that have generated the most profit for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway.<p>Warren Buffett is known as one of the best stock …

Apple’s needleless blood sugar tracker has an uphill battle in front of it

‘Everybody thinks they have a way to do it, and everybody, so far, has failed’<p>Rumors are flying that Apple is developing some kind of wearable that would continuously track the user’s blood sugar <i>without</i> breaking their skin. For people with diabetes, this would be a huge improvement over the …

Apple just gave away all the iPhone camera’s secrets

Just because you know how to press your iPhone's camera shutter and record button and snap the perf selfie doesn't mean you're getting the most out …

Your financial fate is sealed by the time you turn 25

There are two downbeat facts about the US economy which you hear often lately: incomes are stagnant and inequality is rising. More specifically, the average American man hasn’t gotten a raise since the 1970s (adjusted for inflation) and the gap between high and low earners has been growing wider …

Income Inequality

Ringling Bros. will broadcast its final circus on Facebook Live

Last. Show. Ever.<p>After retiring its elephants from its touring show, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced in January that it would be shutting down in May. The circus’s final show will take place later this month in Uniondale, New York, but the company has announced that it will …

5 signs you're in a toxic job without even realizing it

<i>Spoiler alert: This article alludes to a few plot points from The Circle, so if you want to remain 110% spoiler-free, best to click out now.</i><p>By now, you've probably seen the trailer for the movie, "The Circle," the new thriller based on Dave Eggers' book of the same name. For reference, it's about …

How to Jump Ahead of Other Job Applicants | Inc.com

Whether you're just out of college or searching for your dream job, finding employment is something most of us dread. With good reason: the standard job search takes hours of combing through job boards and endlessly tweaking cover letters and resumes before you hit the "submit" button.<p>And then …

Employment

The 1 Book Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Should Read to Succeed | Inc.com

Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that <i>Business Adventures</i> by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them enlightenment in business.<p>Why this book in particular? Well, the nonfiction publication--released almost half a …

Bill Gates

How to detect a virus on your iPhone or iPad

Psst! Need the Android version of this tip? Click here to find out how to detect Android viruses.<p>Apple gadgets are known for having great security. …

Apps

5 words you should never use in a job interview

Receiving an invitation to a job interview is both exciting and nerve-racking. It can also be highly competitive depending on the industry and …

John Oliver compares the Republican healthcare plan to 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5'

The American Health Care Act, otherwise known as the plan Republicans have released to replace Obamacare, otherwise known as Trumpcare, is not good …

The Average iPhone User in the U.S. Spent $40 on Apps in 2016

iPhone owners in the United States spent an average of $40 on premium apps and in-app purchases on each of their devices in 2016, according to new data shared by analytics company Sensor Tower. That's up from an average of $35 in 2015.<p>Unsurprisingly, most iPhone users are spending their money on …

Apps

10 Things Smart People Won't Say

There are some things you simply never want to say at work.<p>There are some things you simply never want to say at work.<p>These phrases carry special power: they have an uncanny ability to make you look bad even when the words are true.<p>Worst of all, there’s no taking them back once they slip out.<p>I’m …

Some owners of the matte black iPhone 7 complain about chipped paint

When Apple launched the iPhone 7, the glossy, Jet Black variant appeared to be potentially troublesome, as the company itself warned it could scratch …

How to Make Your iPhone's Fingerprint Scanner More Reliable

Using the fingerprint scanner on your iPhone can make doing certain things much faster, such as unlocking your phone, buying apps from the App Store, …

An iPhone 4 Survived a Year at the Bottom of a Lake

If you’ve ever submerged your phone in liquid, you know the utter devastation that follows immediately afterward, during which you alternately shake …

Why Are American Cities So Much Different Than European Cities?

European cities like Paris are much, much older than American cities like New York, and that age difference has led to many interesting differences …