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14 City Squares You Totally Have To Visit

Out of all the nice places of a touristic city, the main squares are probably the most visited ones. Lovely, medieval, mesmerizing and crowded most …

European Travel

11 of the best books you can read in a week

If you want to emulate some of the most successful people in the world, you can start by reading books — lots of them.<p>From Elon Musk to Mark Cuban to Oprah Winfrey, the most powerful innovators in the world all read several hours a day.<p>But starting a new book can be a daunting task if you don't …

Books

Why your home is a lousy investment when you think it's great

Are you as foolishly lavish as me? And self-deceptively naïve? I own my home, and a vacation place, too. What an idiot! A really rational investor would never do that because houses are almost always lousy investments. I’ll show you exactly why sinking money into them is stinkin’ thinkin’.<p>On Jan. …

San Mateo County

These 6 Companies Have Some of the Best Possible Employee Benefits (Yes, They're That Good)

Unlimited vacation, remote working environment, and dog-friendly offices -- need I say more?<p>Many people overlook the importance of a company's benefits when searching for a new job. It's easy to focus on the salary and title, but job seekers should remember that benefits make up about 30% of …

The Workplace

A big tax break could be yours, just by renting out a room

If you've been following tax news at all, you've probably heard about the new 20 percent break for "pass-through" businesses.<p>Perhaps you've wondered: How can I get in?<p>Starting a business, however — yes, even if it's just a "side hustle" — can seem like a time-consuming and complicated endeavor.<p>But …

Personal Finance

Thailand’s Maya Bay, location for The Beach, to close to tourists

The bucket-list beach on the island of Koh Phi Phi Leh became famous when it featured in the Leonardo DiCaprio movie, but environmental concerns mean it will close to tourists from June<p>It is one of the world’s most famous beaches, thanks to its starring role in Danny Boyle’s film of Alex Garland’s …

Muay Thai

Warren Buffett Says Integrity Is the Most Important Trait to Hire For. Ask These 12 Questions to Find It

It's what holds all three together or everything crumbles.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, has lived by a set of awe-inspiring values and principles that has led to unbelievable success.<p>So whenever he imparts his wisdom, you want to tune in. As it relates to …

Leadership

The Ultimate Packing List for Thailand

A trip to Thailand is practically a rite of passage for any seasoned traveler. Its enormous popularity is well-earned: postcard-perfect slices of …

Thailand

The 'starve and stack' method could help you save $50,000 in 2 years — here's how to implement it in your own life

If you want to change the trajectory of your financial future for the better, 'starve and stack' may be right for you.<p>I've written about what 'starve and stack' is, but in this article I will show you how to execute it.<p>What is 'starve and stack?'<p>'Starve and stack' is centered around the power of …

Retirement

I drank lemon water every morning for a week — and I saw results

Winter can be a difficult time to stay healthy when it seems like everyone around you is infected with the flu. Although there are many natural remedies and precautions you can take to try and fight these nasty viruses, sometimes, their attack is just too strong. So this winter, I decided to try …

Alternative Medicine

What You Should Do if Border Patrol Asks for Your Papers

An expert explains the laws behind those viral videos of agents stopping buses and trains to look for undocumented immigrants.<p>On February 1, a video shared widely on Twitter showed Border Patrol agents asking people on an Amtrak train if they were American citizens. The 27-year-old who took the …

Border Patrol

How To Make Veggie Cream Cheese

In my opinion, the best store-bought veggie cream cheese comes from the deli (not the dairy case), where the veggies are freshly added and the bright …

Recipes

Why Your Credit Score May Not Be As Good As You Think It Is

If you’re in the market for a car or home loan, chances are you ran a free credit report to see how good (or bad) your score is. Maybe you’re feeling …

Personal Finance

The non-awkward ways to meet people when you travel solo

Traveling solo is a great opportunity to learn to love your own company.<p>However, the global travel community is overwhelmingly a friendly one — don’t …

Travel

Alan Greenspan: 'We have a stock market bubble'

Alan Greenspan is sounding the alarm about the booming stock market.<p>"There are two bubbles: We have a stock market bubble, and we have a bond market bubble," the former Federal Reserve chairman told Bloomberg TV on Wednesday.<p>The trouble in the bond market "will eventually be the critical issue," …

Stock Markets

6 Practices That Will Increase Your Happiness Factor

Happiness has always been, and will always be, an inside job.<p>"Seeking happiness outside ourselves is like waiting for sunshine in a cave facing north." This Tibetan saying is wisdom of the ages, essentially affirming that true happiness must come from within. And in order to find that sense of …

Mindfulness

We've interviewed nearly 50 millionaires about how they invest their money — here are 5 strategies anyone can implement

<i>Each week on a podcast called "Millionaires Unveiled," Clark Sheffield and Jace Mattinson, both certified public accountants, interview a millionaire — someone with a current net worth of over $1 million. They ask them to share their story, investment strategies, and current portfolio …

Retirement

Your 401(k) Probably Isn't As Big As You Think It Is

Here's why your 401(k) could leave you with less income than you expect.<p>When you're nearing retirement and taking a look at your 401(k) balance, …

Retirement

20 Healthiest Foods on Earth

Some foods pack more nutritional punch than others, and these 20 offer the most health benefits pound for pound of all food on the planet. They not …

Starbucks Chairman Says Cryptocurrency Will Be Big — Just Not Bitcoin

Schultz said that Starbucks is positioned to take advantage of cryptocurrency<p>Starbucks Corp. Chairman Howard Schultz said he believes digital …

Cryptocurrency

9 habits of unsuccessful people

<b>• Nobody's perfect — most of us have picked up a bad habit or two at some point.</b><p><b>• Most of the time, a bad habit won't wreck your whole life.</b><p><b>• Still, it's probably best to avoid these success-sabotaging tendencies.</b><p>Bad habits may not seem like a big deal on their own, but sometimes they can seriously …

Self-help

3 Surprising Supplements That Might Actually Boost Your Sex Life

Skip the shady stuff and consider these instead<p>The breadth of available boner-boosting supplements is formidable—you can even go to a gas station and pick up something that promises to help your erection rise to the occasion.<p>But there are major dangers when it comes to “herbal Viagra,” the term …

Wellness

What to Consider Before Quitting Your Job to Start a Business

Don't quit your day job to become an entrepreneur before reading this.<p>Are you an entrepreneur at heart that's stuck in the 9-to-5 rat race? If so, you're not alone. According to a study, almost half of Americans want to become their own boss.<p>As a business owner myself, I always offer words of …

Entrepreneurship

‘Vikings’ Season 5: According To History, Here’s What Really Happened To King Aethelwulf

Episode 9 of <i>Vikings</i> Season 5 saw a shocking fate befall King Aethelwulf. However, is this the way it really happened in the history books?<p><b>SPOILER</b> …

Travel Writers Tell Us Where You Should Visit In 2018

Everybody wants to be a travel writer. The chance to dispatch stories from foreign lands is a deeply alluring prospect. So is the potential for free travel. But to be a travel writer means to make the physical world come alive with words. It’s about choosing vital details and peppering each …

Travel

5 Things to Know When Replacing a Dishwasher

When your dishwasher dies, you may quickly come to miss this time-saving appliance. Loading a dishwasher and pressing start can save you about 230 …

What Your LinkedIn Profile Should Look Like in 2018

Stop treating it as a Rolodex.<p>Hate to break it to you, but if you’re treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned Rolodex, you’re doing it wrong.<p>Nearly …

Employment

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But …

Harvard Medical School

Want to Work From Home? 11 Current Job Opportunities, From Amazon to Xerox (Ranked In Order of Estimated Annual Pay)

Working from home can be great. But first, maybe you need a job that actually pays real money.<p>A Stanford University economics professor reports that people who work from home are happier and more successful than their colleagues who work in an office.<p>It makes sense, but it means you either need to …

The average investor is making a classic mistake as the Dow marches to 30,000

Mom and pop are making a classic mistake in investing at this time. The purpose of this article is to show the average investor that there is a better way.<p>The mistake is being made as Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.05% marches to 30,000 and bitcoin BTCUSD, -21.11% falls to $10,000 and …

Stock Markets