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Why You Should Never Eat Food on Planes, and Other Jet-Set Tips

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

How to Get a Loan to Flip a House | Investopedia

House flipping is at its highest level since 2007, thanks to rising home prices and the increased availability of financing. What’s more, a limited …

How to Defrost Your Car Windshield in Less Than a Minute

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure.</i><p>If you live in a place where it snows for three or more months out of the year, you know that …

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The vast majority of my money comes from passive income, and I think it's an invaluable tool for anyone

I kept my expenses low, my savings were high as a relative percentage of my income, and I was avoiding self-inflicted financial wounds like loading up on a lot of fixed expenses (cars, rent, etc).<p>I still had an abundance of time, since my girlfriend was still in college, and so I started a blog. …

How Google Is Making Android Auto Available To Everyone

Google’s in-car software platform Android Auto, which brings the functionality and feel of a smartphone to the vehicle’s central screen, is now in …

I'm a personal finance expert — here's the letter I wrote my wife on how to spend my life-insurance money

You know what's kinda-sorta-but-not-really ALSO awesome? Dreaming up all the things your <i>family</i> can do when you die and leave them all that life insurance money.<p>Because if there's anything worse than dying itself, it's dying and then having to deal with a bunch of financial problems while they …

FARE WAR: United/Air Canada Drops Prices to Europe Out of Several US Cities from $312 Roundtrip

United and its Star Alliance partners like Air Canada have declared a fare war on Delta, offering flights to Europe out of Delta hubs for as little …

No, Tuesday Afternoon Isn't the Secret Time to Buy Cheap Airfares. Why Do You Ask?

I can’t believe the myth about buying the cheapest tickets Tuesday afternoons persists. (HT: <b>Alan H.</b>)<p>Airline officials come to work on Monday and …

The Best Way To Save For Your Golden Years Isn't Even A Retirement Account

There are plenty of alternative uses for everyday items around your home.<p>Baby wipes make great cell phone screen cleaners. Coffee filters can be used as a protective layer between your dinner plates. Pull out your tube of toothpaste to clean chrome.<p>Investors can take a page from these …

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Wi-Fi passwords from airports around the world in one brilliant map

Killing time before your flight can be a serious drag, but traveling just got a lot less painful thanks to this airport Wi-Fi map.<p>Travel blogger and …

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AIRS

Like many business leaders, Donovan Neale-May routinely seeks out information on business innovation and management trends. He reads reports from …

3 Top Dividend Stocks Selling for a Discount This Fall

Time and again, it's dividend stocks that form the foundation of the top retirement portfolios. That's because dividend stocks bring three key advantages to the table for long-term investors.<p>To start with, dividends are often the sign of a profitable company. In other words, a company and its …

The 12 best adults only all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean and Mexico

One way to ensure a stress-free vacation is to head to an all-inclusive resort where you don't have to reach for your credit card every time you want a cocktail or burger with fries.<p>And if you really want to up the relaxing vibe of a vacation, limit the possibility of kids running around the …

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

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19 retirement mistakes you're probably making — aside from not saving enough

It's conventional wisdom by now that Americans aren't saving enough for retirement. Recent studies have shown that many Baby Boomers might have to live on a mere $7,000 to $9,000 a year during their golden years, based on their current savings (not including Social Security).<p>If that's not …

Do the math: You may be closer to being able to retire than you think

If you have only 10 years left before you retire, and you only have half of what you need, don’t worry, you still may be OK.<p>I met a 55-year-old couple the other day who wanted to retire at age 65. Let’s call them Stan and Tasha. In order to generate the income they desired at retirement, they'd …

What It's Like Spending Retirement as “Senior Gypsies”

This retired couple sold their California home and have been traveling the world ever since.<p>Some people thought Tim and Lynne Martin were crazy when …

Finding Cheap Flights 101

I've been traveling pretty intensely for many years. When I had a full time entertainment job with minimal pay, I took at least twice monthly weekend trips and bi-annual overseas trips. When I had a more remote job, I roamed for long periods of time. As a result, when I catch up with friends who …

Vital Apps and Sites That Will Make You a Better Spontaneous Traveler

Procrastinators, rejoice: a new crop of digital tools can help you book an entire trip in a matter of minutes, even mere hours before takeoff. So get …

8 specialty websites that let you book a luxury hotel room for cheap

Insiders know where to book a luxe hotel on the cheap. Of course there are the major online travel agencies like Priceline, Orbitz, and Hotels.com, but those are just a starting point for in-the-know travelers.<p>Here are eight websites that let you book luxury hotels for less.

Drone Photography 101

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Top 10 Booze-Infused Getaways

Vacations are all about letting loose, so it's no surprise that more and more travelers are opting for locations known for their libations. Whether you're a former keg stand champion with an affinity for beer, prefer to sip wine while soaking up culture or only like liquor when it's used for an …

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

The Truth About 'The Most Interesting Man In The World'

For over 40 years, Jonathan Goldsmith worked as a journeyman actor with hundreds of IMDB credits to his name.<p>In 2006, he booked the role of a lifetime: the spokesperson for a Dos Equis beer campaign that soon made him known to millions as "The Most Interesting Man In The World."<p>Goldsmith lived and …