Among the countless stereotypes about young people is the belief that they manage money poorly. Indeed, studies find that most twentysomethings fail at answering basic questions about stocks, mutual funds,
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They have identified that the strategy of investing in so-called high-quality stocks has returned 5% to 7% a year on average since 1995. All you have to do is pick out big, boring stocks with decent profit
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co. is cutting prices for a group of its credit card customers and getting Visa Inc to shoulder at least some of the burden of the lost revenue, underscoring how largest
Back to school? Don't settle for subpar cafeteria food. Here's how to be a master dorm chef, at least when you actually have kitchen access. Oh wait, that's not your set-up? Then check out our guides how
"Was the Civil War fought over slavery?": Here's the video to show idiots who think the answer is "No"
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“We carried out a year's worth of experiments in a matter of hours.” Today marked the unveiling of a reprogrammable optical chip that is capable of processing photons in an infinite variety of ways. This
Armed groups help fund operations by smuggling elephant ivory. Can fake tusks with hidden GPS trackers thwart them? By Bryan Christy Photographs by Brent Stirton Published August 12, 2015 When the American
Cambridge University has built evolution by natural selection into a robot for the first time A ‘mother’ robot which can build its own ‘children’, test which ones do best, then modify their design, has
The United States has the most heavily armed civilian population in the First World; our homes contain enough firearms for every man, woman and child. Why do so many Americans own guns? The main reason,
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(Billboard) — It was an eventful night for rap on Thursday. Right when it seemed like Hot 97's Funkmaster Flex (again) didn't have Meek Mill's diss song aimed at Drake in his possession, he unleashes Know."
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