Dustin Smith

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“Teaching Isn’t Really a Profession”

As an educator for the past four decades there is very little in the way of conversation that I haven’t discussed about what it is to be a teacher. …

What Is a Credit Union—and How Is it Different From a Bank?

Between the 2008 financial crisis and the recent Wells Fargo fiasco, consumers have grown distrustful of banks and are considering credit unions as …

Why Become a Teacher?

Rookie and would-be teachers explain what made them choose a profession known for low pay and high stress.<p>Teaching used to be known as the noblest profession. Today, not so much. It’s often depicted in terms of overwork, low pay, and overall disrespect. Small wonder, then, that young people are …

A VC Explains Why It Takes So Long for Startups to Raise Money

<i>This article is part of Tools of the Trade, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

The Best Free Online Courses to Help With Your Finances

You don’t have to learn everything about money at once, but a course can teach you a lot of useful information at a reasonable pace. Especially if …

Personal Finance

27 Ingenious Ways To Eat Healthy On A Budget

Make your body and your bank account happy.<p>Submissions have been lightly edited and condensed.

How to cancel your Apple Music subscription before your free trial is up

The new Apple Music streaming service comes with a three-month free trial as a way to entice users. Get them hooked early on and they'll be more …

Apple Music

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Steve Jobs: 5 (More) Motivational Business Tips

When I wrote <b>Steve Jobs: 6 Tried-And-True Business Tips</b><b>,</b> it was difficult to select from the hundreds of motivational comments Mr. Jobs shared with the media during his memorable career. As such, this article augments the original list with five additional insightful missives.<p>For tips 1 through 6, …

Stop bitching about Millennials

Everyone is allowed to have pet peeves, and here is one of mine: When people talk about generations.<p>There is nothing more annoying and dilettantish …

Can These iPad Apps Teach Your Kid to Code?

The pillars of elementary education in the U.S. — reading, writing, math — have remained the same for a long time. Now another skill set is …