Steve O'Connor

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A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

<b>Après moi, le déluge</b><p>~ King Louis XV of France<p><b>A hard rain's a-gonna fall</b><p>~ Bob Dylan (the first)<p>As the Federal Reserve kicked off its second round of …

Interest Rates

25 must-see under-the-radar summer movies

25 must-see under-the-radar summer movies

Paul Rudd

5 tactics to avoid haggling with car dealers

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>A short stint as a car salesman taught me that dealers are pros who negotiate all day for a …

32 Of The Absolute Best Products On Amazon — Because 5,000+ Reviewers Can't Be Wrong

For better or for worse, Amazon has some of the most brutally honest reviewers on the internet. If there's something to be said about an item, …

Dividend Sensei's Portfolio Update 19: How To Stack The Deck, Beat The Market, And Get Rich Over Time

Source: brainyquote.com<p>First, let me be very clear that this is my personal portfolio tailored to my specific financial situation, risk profile, time …

Investing

Empire Issue Preview: Black Panther, 2018 Preview, Meryl Streep And Tom Hanks, Guillermo Del Toro

This month <i>Empire</i> Magazine travels to Wakanda for a date with <i>Black Panther</i>, and into the future for a look at everything we're excited about for the …

Opioid abuse in the U.S. is so bad it’s lowering life expectancy. Why hasn’t the epidemic hit other countries?

For the second year in a row, life expectancy in the United States has dropped.<p>It is not hard to understand why: In 2016, there was a 21 percent rise in the number of deaths caused by drug overdoses, with opioids causing two-thirds of them. Last year, the opioid epidemic killed 42,000 people, more …

Medicine

16 Small Habits That Could Seriously Improve Your Life Within A Year

H/T Reddit<p>"If you read for 30 minutes every day, that's 3.5 hours a week, which is enough to finish a book every two to four weeks. Depending on what you choose to read, that's 12 to 24 books completed in a year!" —a_tame_zergling<p>"I used to (and still do) have a problem with over-apologizing in …

14 Amazon Shopping Tricks Everyone Should Know

1. You Can Trade In Unwanted Items for Cash.<p>Amazon accepts a long list of electronics (tablets, phones, cameras, video games, and more), as well …