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20 Surefire Ways to Slam the Brakes on Impulse Buys

Walking into a store is a dangerous place. We understand. You go in telling yourself you don't need anything, but sure enough you leave with a shopping bag... or two. Thankfully, Money Talks News has 20 solutions to put an end to your compulsive shopping days. Compulsive shopping is an oddly human habit. Show More Summary

Here’s What Millennial Savers Still Haven’t Figured Out

Gen Y is taking saving seriously, a new survey shows. But they still don't know who to trust for financial advice.

Peter Thiel and Reid Hoffman Discuss PayPal and Startup Success – YouTube

Cool to see Peter Thiel and Reid Hoffman candidly talk about hiring fast learners over seasoned professionals, doing new things, and that most of your good ideas for your business will completely change soon. Peter Thiel and Reid Hoffman...Show More Summary

Hobbies on the Path to Financial Independence

Let me start off by describing several hobbies I’ve enjoyed over the years. It’s not a secret that I’m an avid reader. Once upon a time, I had a large collection of books that I’d purchased in various places. Some of them were cheapShow More Summary

The Founders of WhatsApp Prove Perseverance Wins

Source: Getty / Stan Honda WhatsApp is officially part of the Facebook family, now that the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and the European Union have given the go ahead for the merger to happen. After Facebook's $16...Show More Summary

Try, Try Again: The Incredible Story of WhatsApp's Tenacious Founders

Source: Getty / Stan Honda WhatsApp is officially one step closer to being part of the Facebook family, as the European Union has given the go ahead for the merger to happen. After Facebook's $16 billion acquisition of the mobile messaging...Show More Summary

Dull Derek Jeter’s New Site Could Actually Be Cool

That didn't take long. Three days into retirement, the Yankee great launches a media business. Here's hoping it's more interesting than he's been.

Would You Have Done It?

Happy Friday, y’all! You ready to make that cash today? You still rockin’ The Craigslist Rule with me? I’m excited to say I’ve sold my very first item from our house this week (I went w/ the backpack) and now the proud owner of a whopping $12 bucks! Haha… Watch out everybody, I’m stealing all your monies! As sexy as all that may sound, however, the […]

Marketing Jeter’s Farewell Season, by the Numbers

Derek Jeter, by far the most respected and marketable baseball star in the modern era, is retiring this season. To commemorate the end of the Captain's historic career, fans have been asked to open their wallets early and often.

How to Be Invincible

[Yours truly is still hungover gathering his marbles from this weekend's financial nerdfest, so please enjoy a great article today by my blogging friend Matt Becker of Mom and Dad Money. And by "killer," I mean the opposite of that since, ahem, this post is all about being invincible. Show More Summary

A Real-Life Lesson on the Importance of Recognizing Hidden Value

Sometimes, certain extraordinary events occur that seem to defy any attempt at a logical explanation, only to be later revealed upon closer inspection for what they really are. For instance, ghosts? They’re usually explained by light reflections, coupled with a highly overactive imagination. Bigfoot? That’s some guy in a cheesy gorilla suit. UFOs? Probably just […]

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