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Gloria Steinem: Gamergate is making the web 'especially hostile and dangerous'

Author and activist Gloria Steinem believes the Gamergate online movement is "very dangerous," and turning the internet into a more vicious place. During an interview at the University of Redlands in Southern California, Steinem shared...Show More Summary

25 Hotel Hacks From Professional Travelers

There's nobody better than a professional traveler to know how to get great hotel rates, free upgrades, and tweak their rooms to make their stay as comfortable as possible. In this article, a panel of professional travelers share their 25 best hotel hacks. (See also: 15 Airport Hacks From...

Expected 10-Year Returns Of Major World Markets

Research Affiliates, the research firm led by “smart beta” pioneer Rob Arnott, recently created a great research tool that enables you to choose any eight world and compare their valuations.  Research Affiliates then takes it a step further by forecasting the expected return over the next 10 years based on those valuations.  For those who like [...]

Volatility Unlikely to Alter Fed’s Policy Course

The Federal Reserve still plans to wrap up its bond-buying campaign at the end of October and remains likely to raise interest rates in mid-2015, although it now seems less likely to act sooner, analysts say.

Best Money Tips: How to Save Money and Be Green

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some terrific articles on easy ways to save money and be green, breakfast ideas for every kind of morning, and Costco shopping secrets. Top 5 Articles 8 Easy Ways To Save Money & Be Green — Move your fridge away from the...

Your 401k: How to Manage It, How to Roll it Over, How to Make the Most of It

The 401k — everyone has heard of it, and most of us have one, but do you realize how important your 401k actually is? When the government first introduced this pre-tax investment plan, it was merely meant to be an extra way to subsidize your income in retirement. There used to be a time when […]

Report: Doctor is first diagnosed Ebola case in New York City

A doctor in New York City has become the first person in the city to test positive for the Ebola virus, The New York Times reports: The doctor, Craig Spencer, was rushed to Bellevue Hospital on Thursday and placed in isolation while health care workers spread out across the city to trace anyone he might have come into contact with in recent days. Show More Summary

59 Halloween Costumes Inspired by Your Favorite Things

Do you shamelessly eat Nutella by the spoonful and pour copious amounts of Sriracha on anything and everything? This year, show some love for your favorite brands and company mascots by repping them on Halloween. We've rounded up some of the best branded costumes - from Monopoly and Candy Land characters to social media symbols and Starbucks sippers. Show More Summary

American Family Budget: One Year Later

My husband keeps a pile of wadded-up 20-dollar bills in a drawer in our bedroom. He says he’s saving up for our son’s Christmas gift – a LEGO set with a price tag so high that I am ashamed to share it here. It’s nice that he is doing that, I told him. And in [...]

This Week In Credit Card News: Data Breach Hits Kmart, Will Apple Pay Kill Credit Cards?

Kmart Says its Store Registers Were Hacked, Exposing Credit Cards Kmart says its stores’ checkout registers were “compromised” for about a month but no personal data or PIN numbers were lost. While some important customer information seems to have been protected, the breach could still allow criminals to make counterfeit versions of any credit cards [...]

Best Deals for Tuesday 10/21

Link for teaser title: Target Clearance: Up to 60% off, Best Buy 1-Day Sale, $100 Toys "R" Us Gift Card for $85, and more!

This week I learned the surprisingly dark origins of the Nobel Prize, and more

Read more about the facts mentioned: How the Nobel Prize was born: A surprising story of bad journalism, existential guilt, and dynamite (Brain Pickings) 1 in 3 Americans are on file in the FBI's criminal database (Factually) The FBI investigated the song 'Louie Louie' for two years ( A U.S. Show More Summary

Wedding Gifts: What’s Proper and What’s Not?

If it’s been awhile since you’ve attended a wedding, or if you’re a young adult whose friends are just starting to tie the knot, you may feel clueless about buying wedding gifts. You’re not alone: giving gifts for big life occasions can be tricky for anyone. The traditional guideline for wedding gifts is that if [...]

Black Coffee: Is The Fed’s Magic Act Wearing Thin?

It’s time to sit back, relax and enjoy a little joe … Welcome to another rousing edition of Black Coffee, your off-beat weekly round-up of what’s been going on in the world of money and personal finance. And away we go … Contest Time Hey! I’m having another silver bullion giveaway! Yep. So if you’re […]

Scared After The MLP Selloff? The Insiders Aren’t.

It’s been a bare-knuckle beating in the MLP space.  The JPMorgan Alerian MLP ETN (AMJ), a popular proxy for the sector, is down about 15% in less than a month.  And that is after bouncing off of its deep intraday lows.  AMJ is now in negative territory for the year before taking distributions into account.  Many individual MLPs are [...]

How To Overcome Money Guilt

My parents came to visit me for only three short days recently and I miss them already. One of the reasons why I wanted to leave my stressful job in finance was to spend more time with them. I flew back to Hawaii four times in 2012 and three times in 2013 to visit for Read More...

Behind Private Equity’s Curtain

Public pensions have invested billions of dollars in buyout funds, but the terms — including some startling fees — are big secrets.

The Cheapest International City In The World: San Francisco

I have been everywhere, and it is clear to me that San Francisco is one of the cheapest cities in the world based on its wealth creating potential. So many of my friends who live in New York City or around the country like to say that the median rent and home price in San Read More...

Credit Card Upgrades Are Ordered to Protect People’s Data

President Obama ordered the move as part of a push to protect Americans from identity theft and fraud after several large-scale data security breaches this year.

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