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10 books you should read if you want to retire rich, according to financial advisers

Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there's no shortage of books that say they'll show you how to handle it. According to Amazon, there are nearly 5,700 on the subject.<p>Sussing out which of those books are going to really help you with retirement planning might sound like a task better …

Retirement

Natural Products Expo West Full Of Great Ideas, But Some Lack The No. 1 Thing They Need to Succeed

“Top Marks In Taste,” the pita chip company Stacy’s proclaimed about a new product line launched at the Natural Products Expo West show this year in Anaheim, March 7-11. Proudly displayed in the company’s trade show booth, the poster boasted how well its new crackers had scored with consumers.<p>Why …

Nutrition

Data shouldn't drive all of your decisions

When was the last time you heard the story of a great innovation begin with, “I built a killer spreadsheet”?<p>More often you’ll hear stories like the one behind Airbnb’s early growth strategy. Founders Joe Gebbia and Brian Chesky’s had in their early days been advised by Y-Combinator’s Paul Graham to …

Accounting

The best investing books: 3 you may have heard of and 3 you probably haven’t

In a Wall Street world where quants rule, “black swans” lurk and everybody and their mother-in-law have the easy, low-cost freedom to whittle their …

Investing

The Problem With Facts

1.Just before Christmas 1953, the bosses of America’s leading tobacco companies met John Hill, the founder and chief executive of one of America’s …

Critical Thinking

150+ Educational Websites For Lifelong Learners

This list keeps being updated with more online educational resources:<p>Take a look at EVERLEARNERS.COM<p>If you are anything like me, you have discovered …

Learning

A financial planner says most people don't need to pay someone to manage their investments

As we were sitting together late night at the blackjack table, happily giving our money away to the dealer, the subject of making responsible financial decisions came up and he mentioned that he has a guy who manages his investments for him.<p>Now, I usually try not to be a know-it-all when this stuff …

Retirement

A Guide to Cinque Terre, Italy

<b>Check out this stunning guide to Cinque Terre complete with mouth watering restaurant recommendations.</b><p>Before leaving for Italy, I’d done tons of …

How to Make a 6-Pack of Homemade Fermented Drinks

<i>Today: Don't be scared of the SCOBY—embrace it.</i><p>Many folks have jumped on the kombucha bandwagon, and it's clear why—that vinegary, effervescent kick (with a bonus of probiotics) is a welcome thrill in the world of "before 5 o’clock" drinks. And the best part is that kombucha is just the beginning: …

The Food Lab: How to Roast Fall and Winter Vegetables

I associate different appliances with different times of the year. The vacuum cleaner comes out in the summer as the dogs start to shed their fall coats. (Ironically, the vacuum cleaner <i>also</i> comes out around November when my building decides to kick in its …

Undervalued Stocks | How to Find Them and Turn a Profit

<b>Low price/earnings ratio.</b><br>No discussion of stock prices would be complete without referencing one of the most common, but not always the best, …

Lending Club Loan Selection Criteria

As you know, I’ve been focusing on Lending Club a lot recently, mostly because I recently moved to California and am now eligible to start …