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A few weeks ago, daredevil Nik Wallenda walked untethered atop Orlando's 400-foot-high Ferris wheel – as it was spinning. This is the same guy who traversed a tightrope stretched across the Grand Canyon, Niagara Falls and between two Chicago … more
If you’re thinking about taking out a new home-equity line, you’re hardly alone. Credit lines tied to home equity – popularly known as HELOCs – are one of the fastest-growing segments in the mortgage market. Volume during the first half of 2014 is up by an extraordinary 21 percent compared with the same period last year, according to data collected by credit bureau Equifax. more
TWO FRIENDS WERE WALKING down a busy street one evening when one paused and said, "Listen to those crickets chirping.""What crickets?" said the other person. "I don't hear any crickets. Hey, you!" He … more
As a history major, I am intrigued by the origins of our great country. George Washington is a logical place to start. Last week, we celebrated his and Abraham Lincoln's birthday on … more
How's it going? I mean this year so far? Accomplishing what you thought you would? On the path of amazing achievement? Or are you stuck in neutral, or worse, reverse? I am AGAINST "having … more
I NEVER LIKED FACEBOOK. I never cared what someone was having for lunch, who they were dating, where they just had their nails done or how cute they think their kid looks in a bunny suit. People tell … more
Increasing numbers of small businesses are not offering employer-provided health insurance due to the high costs. At the same time, Obamacare (the Affordable Care Act) has made it easier and cheaper for most individuals to buy their own insurance via the new health care exchanges. more
The world is out to get active money managers. As Bloomberg's Charles Stein reports, they've been having a tough economic recovery, with only 21 percent of stock-picking mutual funds beating their … more
We’ve all been in situations where we struggle with helping someone understand something. Usually we take a breath and utter (either aloud or to ourselves) “let me see how I can explain this.” This situation is an example of the curse of knowledge. more
Similar to paid media, outbound marketing is broken. Today's consumers know their rights, and they don't like to be assaulted by outbound "push" marketing. Consider the following: n A whopping 94 percent of the links clicked on by search … more
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