Robert Chorazy

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These 10%+ Dividends Are Set To Soar

Remember seven months ago, when investors were freaking out over North Korea and a future trade war?<p>They were also wringing their hands over popular volatility funds like the <b>VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX</b>, which blew up in February and destroyed <i>millions</i> of dollars of invested cash.<p>All of these …

Real Estate

9 ways to polish your LinkedIn profile

LinkedIn has profoundly changed the way we network, explore business opportunities and present our credentials to the world.<p>It’s a crucial platform …

Infographics

How to Escape the Trap of the Career Dead End -- Without Going Back to School

Not sure what to do next in your career? Read this first.<p>This story originally appeared on Skillcrush<p>Face it: there’s almost nothing worse than the looming feeling of a career dead-end. Every fiber of your being is telling you there’s no future in your current situation, but with a full calendar, …

Employment

Entrepreneur

He 3-D Printed His Way To A Million-Dollar, One-Man Business

Many people think of 3-D printing as a gee-whiz technology used mainly for things like making fighter jet parts and artificial limbs.<p>But plenty of everyday products, from mobile-phone cases to table-top board games, can be 3-D printed. And by tapping into the market for them, Jason Vander Griendt, …

Prototyping

How to do the reverse cowgirl sex position really, really well

♫ All you want to do is ride around Sally. Ride, Sally, ride ♫<p><b>Reverse cowgirl is a classic sex position, but that doesn't mean attempting it isn't scary as hell.</b> Do you like, get on top and <i>then</i> twist yourself around? Or is it easier to get on while you're ass-to-face? What if, like me, you have the …

The Art of Giving Good Oral – A Sex Expert Tells Us How

This is a Guest Post from BARE Sexology Whether you’re diving under the sheets and between her legs on a cold winter’s night, or hungrily spreading …

Lips

My six pack Dadbod challenge: how I got a washboard stomach in 12 weeks

Until recently, the idea of having a six pack was simply pie in the sky. Not only had I never been in possession of such a thing, I was also 36 years old with two kids and a busy job. Hopes of making my stomach resemble a washboard had long since passed. Easier (and a lot more fun) to sit back and …

4 soft skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Navigating the job search as a candidate can feel pretty opaque. From your perspective, it's difficult to identify which skills you should …

Employment

3 Stocks I'll Buy in a Stock Market Crash

Volatility has returned to the markets. Here's my shopping list in case the carnage continues.<p>It's been a rough month or two for investors. As of …

The 32 best things we ever bought on Amazon for under $25

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>Amazon, land of 1 million things you need and 5 million options for each of them, has quickly become the one-stop shop for an insane …

Why Your LinkedIn Profile Could Be Killing Your Professional Chances of Success

You may have set your LinkedIn profile up years ago and then promptly forgotten about it.<p>If so, you're putting your personal brand at potential risk, given how high up your LinkedIn profile typically ranks on Google searches and other online queries.<p>(Just for fun, Google your own name right now and …

Employment

15 Short Haircuts That Will Never Go Out of Style

As seen on Jake Gyllenhaal, David Beckham, Pharrell Williams, and more.<p>The transition to spring is almost here, which means you're soon to be thinking about trimming that mane of winter hair. After all, it's not like you're going to want any extra insulation. But depending on your hair type, some …

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It all starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who …

Post-work: the radical idea of a world without jobs

Work has ruled our lives for centuries, and it does so today more than ever. But a new generation of thinkers insists there is an alternative. By Andy Beckett<p>Work is the master of the modern world. For most people, it is impossible to imagine society without it. It dominates and pervades everyday …

After a surprise loss, Oak Park home flipper nearly flopped. Here's what she learned the hard way.

This is the alternate ending.<p>Over the last year and a half, I wrote a column for the Tribune recounting my experience living the dream — an untutored layperson flipping a house for the first time. Each month I wrote about port-a-potties and plumbing fixtures, countertops and coach houses. My final …

The relationship between design deliverables and presentation skills

In 13 years working in UX, I have joined a considerable number of meetings where UX Designers present their work to the rest of the team. More than I …

UX Design

This is the scariest job interview question — and how to answer it

There’s nothing quite like the spine-tingling jolt of getting called in for a job interview after weeks of sending out your resume, crossing your …

Many unaware of Roth 401(k) benefits

If you’re lucky enough to have a Roth 401(k) at work, there’s a good chance that you don’t really understand the features and benefits of that workplace retirement savings account.<p>Consider: just one-third of some 1,000 Roth 401(k) plan participants surveyed by Cerulli Associates could accurately …

Roth IRA

Buying stuff at Walmart and selling it on Amazon nets this guy millions of dollars

There may be untapped millions to be made in the clearance racks of your local Walmart.<p>That’s according to a 28-year-old former accountant who told …

Here's what Trump's new tax plan means if you're making $75,000 a year

• <b>Republicans finally unveiled their plan to overhaul the tax code.</b>• <b><br>Tax rates for the average single young professional may not change much.</b>• <b><br>A single taxpayer who makes $75,000 before taxes and does not itemize deductions could save about $2,000 a year.</b><p>Tax reform is moving forward.<p>Republicans unveiled …

Housing Market

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

Modern-Industrial Home Becomes One With The Desert Landscape

For the architects at Olson Kundig, buildings represent bridges between nature and people and their culture. A lot of their projects are focused on …

Perils of the Icarus Trade as the world runs short of dollars

Bank of America calls it the Icarus Trade. Global stock markets will surge by another 10pc in a parabolic 'melt-up' this quarter, akin to the final stage of the dotcom boom.<p>This will be followed by a mirror 'melt-down' later in 2017 as the US Federal Reserves squeezes global liquidity, and rising …

Cash-back services: Do they really work?

As the Cheapskate, I'm frequently asked to share my favorite money-saving tip. When I do, it's frequently met with skepticism:<p>"That sounds too good to be true."<p>"There's no such thing as a free lunch."<p>"You can't get something for nothing."<p>Yeah, I get it. It does sound too good to be true. But what's …

12 Top Apps for Architects on the Construction Site

We have previously published the best apps for architects, many of which try to boost creativity and productivity for project design. Now, we’ve put …

After writing about money for half a decade, here's the spreadsheet I built to keep track of my spending

<i>A lot</i>.<p>I don't pretend to be a financial expert or hold any kind of certification, but between writing, editing, and reading hundreds (thousands?) of stories about money, I've picked a few things up.<p>Chief among them is that the best, most critical first step you can take to improve your finances is …

Personal Finance

This company will help with a down payment, but it wants a stake in your new home

When Ricardo and Catherine Soto were looking to buy a home in Chula Vista, they knew that even after selling their old house in El Cajon they would be able to afford a down payment of only about 10%.<p>But when buying a home, 20% is the magic number. It means not only borrowing less but also avoiding …

Self-help books and erotic fiction are equally efficient in treating low sexual desire in women, study finds

For women experiencing low sexual desire, either self-help or erotic books could be a viable form of therapy, researchers claim in a study published …