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We may have underestimated the super-high salaries of Silicon Valley interns (in 1 graph)

Thanks to some generous perks, top paid tech interns make a lot more money than most of the country.

17 iPhone-Only Apps That Will Make Your Android Friends Jealous

One of the best things about owning an iPhone is that you get a lot of the newest apps first before they arrive on Android. It may not be fair, but it's a great perk for iPhone users. That means there's always something new to try. You...Show More Summary

The newest benefits perk: Cheap solar power for your home

Corporate giants like 3M, Cisco, and Kimberley-Clark are removing barriers to solar power by offering it as an employee benefit.

Lorde Gushes Over Gal Pal Taylor Swift on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

She’s one of Taylor Swift's besties these days and Lorde has enjoyed all the perks that come with having Swifty on speed dial. During her interview on “The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon,” the “Royals” songstress explained how she became friends with the “Out of the Woods” hitmaker. Lorde began, "She sent me some flowers, which was so nice. Show More Summary

Other Perks That Come Next for MLB Stars After Signing Big-Money Contracts

Some people wonder what perks come with signing a BIG big league contract. I mean, one of the huge contracts. A funny-money contract that gets compared to the gross national product of nations and makes for selfies with bar receiptsShow More Summary

7 Ways Your Credit Card Benefits Will Save You Money

In the words of Anna from Frozen, "Wait! What?" Credit cards can actually save you money? Yes, they can if you know how to use them correctly. (See also: 13 Awesome Credit Card Perks You Didn't Know About) Here are seven ways your credit card can save you money. 1. Travel Benefits You...

Adios Dubai. On to Thailand with @UAEtravel @Emirates airline....

Adios Dubai. On to Thailand with @UAEtravel @Emirates airline. It’s all about the destination, not the journey, but I sure do enjoy the perks of the bed of a seat, the drinks they serve in real glass glasses, the hot towels and the sleep pack. Show More Summary

Perfect Pitch winners prove staying power

A little more than a year ago, the founders of Perk.la tested the spiel for their student—discount site at the Crain's Perfect Pitch competition—and wowed the judges. Winning first... To view the full story, click the title link.

The Dichotomy of Silicon Valley

Two news items over the last day caught my attention. The startups in Silicon Valley, flush with VC funding and scrambling for talent are creating a new role, a person specially to look after "employee perks"! And I don't think it's an HR role. Show More Summary

ASD Market Week Introduces New Show Branding and Perks

Want to make the most of your time and your money? ASD Market Week – your Affordable Shopping Destination – allows you to do just that. Held in Las Vegas twice a year, ASD Market Week – previously known as ASD Las Vegas – delivers nine shows in one location. With the widest variety of [...]

This 80s yearbook photo of Paul Rudd rocks pretty hard.

yesterdayOdd : Happy Place

Apologies to Karl Myers. (via) No doubt being famous has its perks, but it must be a pain in the ass sometimes. Like when celebrity websites and gossip columns claim to have an embarrassing photo of you, which they tease just a portion of to go along with a snarky headline knowing it will get people to click on the article. Show More Summary

These Mesmerizing Time-Lapse Maps Show How Startups Are Transforming Major Cities

San Francisco is being flooded with startup funding. Rents are sky high, newly-formed companies are offering lavish perks, and storefronts across the city are transforming. Zillabyte software engineer Nikhil Karnik decided to analyze...Show More Summary

The Tax Benefits of College 529 Savings Plans, Compared by State

Saving for college in a 529 plan offers state tax benefits and other perks—but they vary widely by state. When deciding on a 529 plan, you should consider the potential tax benefits as well as the investment options and fees for any giving plan. Read more...

Who Pays for Employee Perks at High-Tech Companies?

CBS Moneywatch, Who Pays for Employee Perks at High-Tech Companies?: Beginning in the 1990s, the high-tech industry has gained a reputation for offering employees not only generous pay, but also lavish, and even outlandish, perks. Massages, free food and even napping pods were but a few of the benefits companies...

Evolve: Refueling Tower Map Reveal - IGN First

The obliterated ruin has a helpful river, abandoned homes, and a new enemy creature with a handy perk.

Startups Offer So Many Extravagant Perks, They Have Begun Hiring People Just To Manage It All

Free snacks, yoga class, bottomless drinks, and a back massage may sound like a night at an all-inclusive luxury resort, but for employees at Pinterest it’s just another day at the office. Tech companies desperate for talent are engaged...Show More Summary

Iker Casillas has a terrible year, is shortlisted for FIFA World XI anyway

Being Iker Casillas has its perks. Iker Casillas' year was tumultuous, at best. He wasn't Real Madrid's starting goalkeeper in the league during the spring and in the fall, his play has some calling for him to lose the job again. Oh,...Show More Summary

You Can Freeze Your Eggs. You Can’t Freeze Time.

Apple and Facebook have started a useful conversation with the novel perk of enabling employees to freeze their eggs. But I have a message for women considering this option: it may not work.

Who pays for perks at high-tech companies?

In the end, low-wage workers, investors and consumers are the ones who keep the coconut water flowing

The Perks of the Job Entrepreneurs Love the Most

A new survey from GoDaddy finds that more than 80 percent of entrepreneurs are happier than they were at their previous position.

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