Business

6 Steps to Turn Your Side Hustle Into a Small Business

The dream of being your own boss is a driving factor for many when it comes to striking out on their own, but the idea of starting a business from scratch without a safety net (financial or skill-wise) can prove overwhelming. The gig economy, which encompasses more than one-third of U.S. workers according to a Gallup report, has, […]

Business

Should you take a personal loan for your business?

Loans can be of different types, but the primary ones we would tackle through this article are around business and personalloans. The two loans are different and meant for different purposes, but in many cases personal loans tend to be used for business. For that reason, it is important to understand if one should do this and if […]

Travel

Google Travel adds flight price notifications and a limited-time flight price guarantee

Google is building out its travel product with more features to convince you to use it to book flights and plan trips directly, instead of having to go anywhere else. The company is adding more sophisticated pricing features, including historical price comparison for specific itineraries — and notifications about when a price is likely to […]

Android

Surprise: The first device to get Huawei’s Android alternative isn’t a phone

Ahead of releasing its operating results next week covering the first half of the year, Huawei has finally revealed the first device that will be based on its proprietary operating system that once seemed destined as the company’s Plan B for losing Android access as a result of the US ban. However, the first device […]

Health

Is ‘Medicare for All’ a health hazard for stocks in your 401(k)?

Health care was a hot topic at June’s Democratic debates. Several candidates jawboned about “Medicare for All” – government-funded coverage eliminating private insurance. Many investors are nervous, fearing fallout for health care stocks. But it’s too early to fear (or cheer) this – or any policy proposals that flash-forward this year. Slow down. Setting aside […]

Travel

I was a travel consultant for 5 years – here are the 9 best ways I saved money on travel

Most people would like to travel more than they do, but because of the costs, decide to stay closer to home. But traveling doesn’t have to be expensive. As a travel consultant for five years, I helped clients find the best traveling options based on their schedules, budgets, and other needs. Along the way, I […]

Travel

The best travel tech for a stress-free holiday

Packing everything you need for your travels is hard enough without all the cables, plugs and power adapters. Photograph: Jaromir Chalabala/Alamy It’s July, the sun’s out and the summer break is almost upon us, which can mean only one thing: it’s holiday time. But holidays no longer mean leaving all your worldly possessions behind. Your […]

Travel

Want to Be a Pro-Level Travel Hacker? Here’s How to Start

I’ve always wanted to travel — but never wanted to burn through my savings. Seeing the world seemed out of reach for several years. Then I learned about travel hacking and how savvy consumers were practically traveling for free. I began using the same strategies, and last year I took two international trips for under […]

Travel

How This Girlboss Swapped A Corporate Career For World Travel

Pictured in Bali: Stephanie Conway, who left her marketing career to become a digital nomad. PHOTO COURTESY OF STEPHANIE CONWAY, For years, Stephanie Conway worked in marketing for agencies representing brands like Samsung, Audi and T-Mobile. On the surface, this #girlboss had it all: financial stability, an enviable Instagram feed, glamorous party invites. But eventually, the sleepless nights […]

Health

For Health Benefits, Spend At Least A Couple Of Hours Per Week In Nature

The concept of forest bathing, or shinrin yoku, has gotten a lot of attention in the last few years, as research has suggested that it really does seem to confer health benefits, both mental and physical. A new study in from the University of Exeter tries to home in on how much nature we ought to take in, […]