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  • newFour Holiday Lists To Avoid
    December is a busy month for so many reasons, not the least of which are the holidays. With a lot of fun to be had and so much that must…
    - 23 hours ago 5 Dec 16, 6:54pm -
  • newReplacement And Disclosure Of Plumbing Fixtures Required
    If they haven't done so already, California owners of single-family residences have slightly less than thirty days to replace any noncompliant plumbing fixtures on their property with water-conserving ones. This…
    - 23 hours ago 5 Dec 16, 6:53pm -
  • 6 Great Holiday Decor Ideas To Amp Up Your Curb Appeal
    Stumped about how to make your home stand out at the holidays for all the right reasons? You don't have to clean out Home Depot's inflatable character aisle to make…
    - 2 days ago 4 Dec 16, 2:59pm -
  • Seven 2017 Home Trends You're Going To Want Now
    We know what you're thinking: New year, new style. But if you're getting ready to make some updates to your home or incorporate some stylish new pieces, how do you…
    - 2 days ago 4 Dec 16, 2:57pm -
  • A Quick Downsizing Quiz For The Undecided
    On the fence about downsizing? We help you decide whether that fencing should encircle a mansion or a mini trailer. We all consider downsizing for different reasons. Maybe we’re sick…
    - 6 days ago 30 Nov 16, 9:19pm -
  • The End Of The Line For The Hot Real Estate Market?
    Rising rates, looming Ben Carson HUD appointment create murky reality Is real estate's nice little ride over? The combination of rising rates and fear around new housing leadership has some…
    - 6 days ago 30 Nov 16, 9:18pm -
  • Lease-Option Agreement Should Be Carefully Drawn
    Question. Eighteen months ago, when we were having great difficulty selling our house, we entered into a lease option. Our prospective purchaser agreed to move in, pay rent for 18…
    - 7 days ago 29 Nov 16, 9:01pm -

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  • newInvitation Homes, Blackstone’s single-family rental unit, is going public
    After purchasing tens of thousands of homes at post-recession prices, Blackstone Group LP -- the biggest U.S. single-family home landlord -- is taking Invitation Homes, its single-family rental unit, public ...
    - 1 hour ago 6 Dec 16, 4:27pm -
  • newShort-term rentals don’t have big impact on rents, experts say
    What happens to rents if short-term rentals take a bite out of long-term inventory? The answer might very largely by city, but short-term rentals don't have a substantial impact on housing affordability, according experts surveyed by Zillow ...
    - 2 hours ago 6 Dec 16, 3:24pm -
  • new8 experts predict what the 2017 housing market has in store
    It’s been one unprecedented 2016, between the Brexit vote, the continued persistence of low mortgage interest rates and an election that seemed to temporarily throw markets for a loop. What will the 12 months encompassing 2017 hold in store for hou…
    - 3 hours ago 6 Dec 16, 2:48pm -
  • newPodcast: 12 killer qualities of a true entrepreneur (part 2)
    Most real estate agents are taught all the ins and outs of the business -- but not how to build a business. If you want to be in it for the long haul, you have to think like an entrepreneur, not an independent contractor. ...
    - 7 hours ago 6 Dec 16, 11:00am -
  • newHow one video-centric agent is captivating luxury and first-time buyers
    When Los Angeles agent Ivan Estrada goes to listing appointments, people often greet him at the door with the words, "I feel like I know you already from your videos." ...
    - 7 hours ago 6 Dec 16, 11:00am -
  • newHow to tap into sports stars and celebrity real estate clients
    Nelson Gonzalez, Kofi Nartey, Jenny Lenz and Sue Firestone discussed the intricacies of managing clients who also happen to be sports stars and celebrities at Luxury Connect ...
    - 7 hours ago 6 Dec 16, 10:45am -
  • new4 opportunities to showcase exceptional customer service
    How many times a week do you ask this question to your clients: Would you recommend us to your co-workers, family or friends? You will know the answer by how good you have done to create world-class experience for you customer ...
    - 7 hours ago 6 Dec 16, 10:30am -
  • newWhat China’s ‘strict’ overseas investment controls mean for real estate
    Chinese investors, both individuals and institutions, have been investing in the U.S. real estate market for years. New policies might make it more difficult for Chinese companies to do large overseas merger-and-acquisition deals and invest in the ov…
    - 8 hours ago 6 Dec 16, 10:00am -
  • newWhat’s different about the Inman Connect experience
    Agents in the Seattle area often ask me why I include two annual trips to Inman conferences in San Francisco and New York, when I have no official responsibility or specific business outcome that I’m hoping to achieve each time I attend. Here's why…
    - 8 hours ago 6 Dec 16, 9:30am -
  • new15 winning strategies for the new real estate agent playbook
    “If you were to create a 90-day 'road map' for brand new agents, what would you make sure to include?” Kristen Long, Realtor with Re/Max Realty Associates Chicago recently posed this question in Lab Coat Agents. ...
    - 9 hours ago 6 Dec 16, 9:00am -
  • newDaily market update: December 6, 2016
    Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ...
    - 10 hours ago 6 Dec 16, 8:00am -
  • newInman announces the first 14 sponsors for ICNY17
    Emeryville, Calif. (Dec. 5, 2016) – Inman® announced the first round of companies that will be sponsoring Inman Connect New York, Jan. 16-20, 2017. Inman Connect is the place to be to learn about new ideas, industry innovation and technology. ...
    - 20 hours ago 5 Dec 16, 10:00pm -
  • newWhy Re/Max shelled out $100M for regional franchise rights this year
    Dave Liniger founded real estate franchisor Re/Max in January 1973 when there were no cell phones, fax machines were rare and the Internet had yet to be invented. Liniger grew his company by selling master franchises across the country, giving indepe…
    - 24 hours ago 5 Dec 16, 5:51pm -
  • The brightest minds in tech are headed to New York
    On January 16, 2017, Inman will host its first ever Hacker Connect in New York City ...
    - 1 day ago 5 Dec 16, 5:41pm -
  • Trump nominates Ben Carson for HUD secretary
    It's official: retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson will serve as President-elect Donald Trump's secretary for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, so long as Congress confirms him ...
    - 1 day ago 5 Dec 16, 3:59pm -
  • Not so fast: 2 groups tell court that CFPB’s Cordray should stay
    After the controversial decision that declared the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) single-director structure “unconstitutional,” the authors of the legislation that created the bureau and a group of consumer rights advocates have…
    - 1 day ago 5 Dec 16, 3:45pm -
  • Amid gentrification, a ‘new’ Washington, D.C. emerges
    Today, Washington, D.C., ranks among the nation’s most thriving and vibrant cities. While the rest of the country got hammered by the Great Recession of 2008 and struggled to recover eight years later, a remarkable inversion occurred in Washington,…
    - 1 day ago 5 Dec 16, 11:00am -
  • Blue state buyers swing to red state rentals
    Third generation real estate developer Adam Whitmire realizes this is not his father’s housing market. “Because of the financing -- because of the availability of technology and the information, it allows us to connect to local boots on the groun…
    - 1 day ago 5 Dec 16, 10:30am -

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CNBC Real Estate

Today's Home Owner

  • newRedGard Uncoupling Mat Membrane - Today's Homeowner
    RedGard uncoupling mat membrane is ideal for installing ceramic or stone tile over challenging substrates. It provides a waterproof and vapor-proof barrier and helps prevent cracks in tile and grout by absorbing the stress. It is available at The Hom…
    - 19 hours ago 5 Dec 16, 10:54pm -
  • newHow to Prevent Vise Jaws from Damaging Wood - Today's Homeowner
    Vises with sharp metal jaws can damage wood. Here's how to make wood saddles to slip over the throat of the device to keep it from damaging the workpiece.
    - 19 hours ago 5 Dec 16, 10:31pm -
  • newClearing the Air - Today's Homeowner
    The Today's Homeowner crew worked with the Garrett family to solve their indoor air quality issues and create a healthier environment in their home.
    - 20 hours ago 5 Dec 16, 10:06pm -
  • newGift Ideas for First-Time Homeowners - Today's Homeowner
    If you're looking for gift ideas for a new homeowner - whether for a housewarming party, birthday or holiday gift - the possibilities are plenty. Buy one big-ticket item; or group small, related items into a themed DIY basket. Here are some ideas.…
    - 21 hours ago 5 Dec 16, 9:09pm -
  • Winter Survival Kit for Your Vehicle - Today's Homeowner
    As part of severe weather preparedness, people usually stock their first aid kits and gather supplies in case of emergency. But, one situation that's often overlooked is driving in extreme weather. Here's what you need.
    - 1 day ago 5 Dec 16, 3:14pm -
  • December Lawn & Garden To-Do List - Today's Homeowner
    Gardeners begin to find some rest in December, and if you're like me, the fireplace beckons more loudly than the yard. Nonetheless, on those sunny days it's good to get outdoors and to take care of a few gardening chores. Read on to find out more.…
    - 3 days ago 3 Dec 16, 2:00pm -
  • December Home Maintenance To-Do List - Today's Homeowner
    Read our December home maintenance to-do list for tips on how to maintain your home, including buttoning up your house for winter and getting ready for the holidays.
    - 5 days ago 1 Dec 16, 2:00pm -
  • Smart Home Technology at Your Fingertips - Today's Homeowner
    Home automation solutions are designed to make your home safer, more comfortable and more efficient – no matter where you are. Here's a look at Carrier's Côr home automation system and Generac standby generators equipped with MobileLink technology…
    - 7 days ago 29 Nov 16, 9:35pm -
  • Smart Home Automation in the Palm of Your Hand - Today's Homeowner
    Home automation solutions are designed to make your home safer, more comfortable and more efficient - no matter where you are. Here's a rundown of some of our favorite stand-alone automated devices and whole-house automation systems.
    - 8 days ago 29 Nov 16, 12:00am -
  • Easy and Inexpensive Energy-Efficient Upgrades - Today's Homeowner
    We help homeowners Andy and Judy Falls make some easy - and inexpensive - energy efficiency improvements to their 1960s home.
    - 8 days ago 28 Nov 16, 6:20pm -

Architectural Digest

    Southern Living

    • newGet in the Holiday Spirit With a Visit to South Carolina's Governor's Mansion
      South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is upholding a beloved state tradition this holiday season.
      - 23 hours ago 5 Dec 16, 7:11pm -
    • How To Grow a Fiddleleaf Fig
      Where To Begin
      - 33 days ago 3 Nov 16, 5:40pm -
    • The Perfect Plants for Beginner Gardeners
      We get it: You want to start gardening, but you aren’t sure where to start. It can be bewildering and there’s so much information out there—we’ve been publishing garden articles for the past fifty years!
      - 57 days ago 10 Oct 16, 7:24pm -
    • How To Care For Succulents

      - 22 Jul 16, 5:58pm -
    • Tulips for the Picking
      Row after row of red, yellow, pink, and white tulips stretch before you to the horizon. For most Southerners, a sight like this requires a transatlantic flight to the Netherlands.
      - 22 Mar 16, 4:23pm -
    • Questions to the Grumpy Gardener
      Questions to the Grumpy Gardener You asked a half-century of questions. Guess what? What bugged readers then still bugs them now Display Content on These Section-Fronts The Grumpy Gardener
      - 23 Feb 16, 4:58pm -
    • Colorful Flowering Vines
      Colorful Flowering Vines Whether you need them for color or form, flowering vines are flexible. Spring Display Content on These Section-Fronts Gardening Flowers Planting Vines
      - 19 Feb 16, 9:33pm -
    • Spring Perennials
      Spring Perennials Here's a sampling of annuals and perennials that will fill your garden beds with blooms in spring. Spring Display Content on These Section-Fronts Annual Plants Perennial Plants
      - 19 Feb 16, 6:47pm -
    • Twig Christmas Tree
      Twig Christmas Tree Gather supplies from around the house to make this seasonal decoration, perfect to hang on a door or wall. Display Content on These Section-Fronts Growing Trees
      - 18 Nov 15, 7:50pm -
    • Thankful Tree
      Thankful Tree Invite friends and family to share what they are thankful for during the holiday season. Display Content on These Section-Fronts Growing Trees
      - 13 Oct 15, 4:44pm -
    • Easter Candy Tree
      Easter Candy Tree Display Easter sweets and treats with this nature-inspired candy tree. A terra-cotta pot, some florist foam, and scrapbook materials will have little ones thinking candy does grow on trees. Display Content o…
      - 12 Mar 15, 5:28pm -
    • Spring Tulip Guide
      Spring Tulip Guide These popular bulbs offer a wide array of colors, shapes, and sizes. Display Content on These Section-Fronts Bulbs
      - 23 Feb 15, 8:37pm -
    • Grow a Lemon Tree
      You will be tempted by more than just the fruit of this citrus tree; the scent of its prolific flowers is amazing!
      - 9 Oct 14, 2:53pm -
    • The Golden Trees of Fall
      One of the Oldest tree species on the planet is the ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba). Also called maidenhair tree, this deciduous conifer is a living fossil.
      - 29 Sep 14, 7:29pm -
    • Sweet Succulent Wreath
      Display it as a centerpiece, tie it to the back of a chair, or hang it on an interior wall. With regular watering and bright light, it can live for years.
      - 5 Dec 13, 8:16pm -

    Today's Homeowner

    • newRedGard Uncoupling Mat Membrane - Today's Homeowner
      RedGard uncoupling mat membrane is ideal for installing ceramic or stone tile over challenging substrates. It provides a waterproof and vapor-proof barrier and helps prevent cracks in tile and grout by absorbing the stress. It is available at The Hom…
      - 19 hours ago 5 Dec 16, 10:54pm -
    • newHow to Prevent Vise Jaws from Damaging Wood - Today's Homeowner
      Vises with sharp metal jaws can damage wood. Here's how to make wood saddles to slip over the throat of the device to keep it from damaging the workpiece.
      - 19 hours ago 5 Dec 16, 10:31pm -
    • newClearing the Air - Today's Homeowner
      The Today's Homeowner crew worked with the Garrett family to solve their indoor air quality issues and create a healthier environment in their home.
      - 20 hours ago 5 Dec 16, 10:06pm -
    • newGift Ideas for First-Time Homeowners - Today's Homeowner
      If you're looking for gift ideas for a new homeowner - whether for a housewarming party, birthday or holiday gift - the possibilities are plenty. Buy one big-ticket item; or group small, related items into a themed DIY basket. Here are some ideas.…
      - 21 hours ago 5 Dec 16, 9:09pm -
    • Winter Survival Kit for Your Vehicle - Today's Homeowner
      As part of severe weather preparedness, people usually stock their first aid kits and gather supplies in case of emergency. But, one situation that's often overlooked is driving in extreme weather. Here's what you need.
      - 1 day ago 5 Dec 16, 3:14pm -
    • December Lawn & Garden To-Do List - Today's Homeowner
      Gardeners begin to find some rest in December, and if you're like me, the fireplace beckons more loudly than the yard. Nonetheless, on those sunny days it's good to get outdoors and to take care of a few gardening chores. Read on to find out more.…
      - 3 days ago 3 Dec 16, 2:00pm -
    • December Home Maintenance To-Do List - Today's Homeowner
      Read our December home maintenance to-do list for tips on how to maintain your home, including buttoning up your house for winter and getting ready for the holidays.
      - 5 days ago 1 Dec 16, 2:00pm -
    • Smart Home Technology at Your Fingertips - Today's Homeowner
      Home automation solutions are designed to make your home safer, more comfortable and more efficient – no matter where you are. Here's a look at Carrier's Côr home automation system and Generac standby generators equipped with MobileLink technology…
      - 7 days ago 29 Nov 16, 9:35pm -
    • Smart Home Automation in the Palm of Your Hand - Today's Homeowner
      Home automation solutions are designed to make your home safer, more comfortable and more efficient - no matter where you are. Here's a rundown of some of our favorite stand-alone automated devices and whole-house automation systems.
      - 8 days ago 29 Nov 16, 12:00am -
    • Easy and Inexpensive Energy-Efficient Upgrades - Today's Homeowner
      We help homeowners Andy and Judy Falls make some easy - and inexpensive - energy efficiency improvements to their 1960s home.
      - 8 days ago 28 Nov 16, 6:20pm -

    Money

      Wall Street Journal

      • Japan's 'Haunted' Houses Mapped
        Wherever houses are haunted by misfortune, Teru Oshima wants to hear about it. He built one of Japan’s most popular real-estate websites by mapping properties with histories of ghastly events.
        - 28 Nov 14, 7:35am -
      • Simon, With Klépierre Deal, Expands Reach in Europe
        David Simon's plan to build a retail real-estate empire in Europe similar to the one his family built in the U.S. took a big step with the planned merger between France's Klépierre and Dutch rival Corio.
        - 27 Aug 14, 6:32am -
      • Bedrooms Are Replacing Cubicles
        Rents for residential units are rising amid sluggish demand for office space, flipping the traditional economic relationship between residential and commercial real estate.
        - 16 May 14, 9:12pm -
      • China Central Bank to Step Up Monitoring of Loan Default Risks
        China's central bank said it would strengthen its monitoring of default risk from loans to the property sector, local government financing companies and industries struggling with overcapacity.
        - 7 May 14, 4:12am -
      • Blackstone Seeks to Sell La Quinta
        Blackstone Group is preparing to sell its La Quinta hotel chain, valuing the limited-service hotel operator at about $4.5 billion, including debt.
        - 21 Sep 13, 2:59pm -
      • Park Slope Mansion: Never a House Divided
        A Montessori school that made its home in a 50-foot-wide stone palace since 1970 has closed, making way for what could be the most expensive private mansion ever sold, not only in Park Slope but in all of Brooklyn.
        - 14 Nov 12, 2:43am -
      • In Marine Park, Lending a Hand Is Routine
        Marine Park, a solidly middle-class enclave of attached and detached single-family homes, is the kind of place where neighbors check in on neighbors, some of whom have known each other's families for generations.
        - 3 Nov 12, 4:14am -
      • Remsen Street Townhouse Uses New Stoop to Conquer
        For homeowners Stephen Olsen and Cristina Delgado, the history of 42 Remsen St. in Brooklyn Heights has been like a picture puzzle that they have tried to piece together over time.
        - 18 Oct 12, 5:52pm -
      • Cape Cod Estate of Former Toy Executive Hits the Auction Block
        A Cape Cod estate previously listed for $12.5 million hits the auction block; in Dallas, a Mount Vernon replica formerly owned by oil tycoon H.L. Hunt lists for $24.9 million; a large Texas ranch formerly asking $44 million goes up for auction.
        - 15 Oct 12, 3:47pm -
      • Silicon Valley Versailles
        This French-château-style house, with a marble entrance, two greenhouses and a gold-leaf ceiling in the ballroom, sits in California's high-tech capital.
        - 28 Sep 12, 4:26am -
      • Italian Villa-Style Home in Los Angeles Lists For $30 Million
        An Italian villa-style home in Los Angeles lists for $30 million; a Nevada ranch goes on the market for $29.6 million; a Sydney waterfront estate asks $57.4 million.
        - 28 Sep 12, 3:30am -
      • Sticking Out in St. Croix
        This V-shaped, roughly 6,500-square-foot home in the U.S. Virgin Islands is just a stone's throw from the beach.
        - 25 Sep 12, 2:45am -
      • Chelsea Townhouse
        This four-bedroom, six-story house with elevator is one of three newly-built family-sized townhouses on a quiet residential street in London's Chelsea neighborhood.
        - 24 Sep 12, 2:24pm -
      • A Mansion Revived in Westchester
        Built in the early 1900s, this 21,000-square-foot estate in Westchester County was painstakingly renovated to both restore and revive the original spirit of the home.
        - 24 Sep 12, 1:45pm -
      • Beachfront in China's Hawaii
        This contemporary home with views of the South China Sea is located on Hainan Island, which local residents call China's Hawaii.
        - 24 Sep 12, 4:16am -
      • 'Real Housewives' Cast Members List Home for $26 Million
        "Real Housewives" cast members list their Beverly Hills home for $26 million; an East Hampton home goes on the market for $25 million; late philanthropists' home in San Francisco goes into contract.
        - 21 Sep 12, 6:16pm -
      • A Private Sydney Harbor
        This property is owned by one of Australia's leading philanthropists. It includes a boat pen for a 100-foot-long vessel, three slipways and a fully equipped workshop with 1,055-gallon diesel and gas tanks for refueling boats.
        - 21 Sep 12, 4:40am -
      • Pulling Out All the Stops in Washington
        A 17,000-square-foot home on the Puget Sound was custom built to house a 1920s-era theater organ with more than 3,000 pipes.
        - 21 Sep 12, 1:51am -
      • Miami Home Raises Its Asking Price
        A Miami home raises its asking price by 28% to $40 million; a Montana ranch owned by Brock Candy heir asks $9.5 million; actress Marsha Mason asks more for a New Mexico farm.
        - 20 Sep 12, 6:43pm -
      • Stockholm Living History
        Located in Old Town, this 1,260-square-foot apartment is in a 17th-century house with medieval foundations.
        - 20 Sep 12, 6:43pm -

      Dave Ramsey

      • Investment Calculator
        Find out when you'll become a millionaire! See how much your investment will be worth in the coming years. Use Dave's Investment Calculator!
        - 4 Apr 16, 6:04am -
      • Grow A Generation That Gives
        We know it's key for couples to talk about—and agree on—money. But what about the kids? Read More.
        - 21 Oct 14, 6:10am -
      • 4 Tips for Getting Out of Debt
        Nothing that's worthwhile is easy. That's why getting out of debt will take a lot of time and effort. But guess what? It's completely worth it.
        - 15 May 14, 6:05am -
      • Term Life Insurance Calculator

        - 17 Mar 14, 6:03am -
      • The Importance of Declaring Taxes
        In the United States, every April 15 serves as the deadline for filing last year's income. In other words, you're saying to the government, "I earned this much last year."
        - 7 Mar 14, 6:03am -
      • Reclaim the Meaning of Stewardship
        When most people hear the word "stewardship," they grab a wallet or purse, either to open it or to get a firmer grip. How do we begin to reclaim a word that's so widely misunderstood? Read More.
        - 27 Nov 13, 6:11am -
      • 5 Steps to a Successful Stewardship Ministry
        What does it take to develop and maintain a successful stewardship ministry? Read More.
        - 26 Nov 13, 6:11am -
      • A Call to Stewardship
        The solution is to teach true, biblical stewardship—to change not just people's behavior but also their hearts through the power of Scripture. Read More.
        - 25 Nov 13, 6:11am -
      • Never Losing Focus
        When EntreLeaders Erik Regan and Bill Kenney decided to open Focus Lab in Savannah, Georgia, they made a vow their company would never be ordinary. Today, just three years later, the pair can say business at their web development, branding and design…
        - 5 Sep 13, 6:09am -
      • Coach's Corner
        There is something compelling about John Felkins, our Director of EntreLeadership Coaching and Community. He truly loves helping small business owners and leaders succeed. And he works with many of them every day, both in person and online.
        - 19 Aug 13, 6:08am -
      • If I Had Known Then...
        We recently asked EntreLeadership Master Series alumni this question: If you had to do it all over again, what would you change? Here's their advice to you.
        - 26 Jul 13, 6:07am -
      • 15 Leadership Lessons From Nelson Mandela
        Last week, former South African president and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Nelson Mandela celebrated his 95th birthday. To celebrate his legacy to the world, we're listing some of our favorite Mandela quotes on leadership and courage.
        - 23 Jul 13, 6:07am -
      • Meet the EntreLeadership Podcast's New Host
        Last month, Dave introduced our EntreLeadership Podcast listeners to the show's new host, Chris Hogan. We would like to do the same for our newsletter readers by sharing a bit more information about one of our favorite team members.
        - 10 Jul 13, 6:07am -
      • How to Become a Legend
        This patriot was much more than the guy who warned everyone the British were coming. Revere was a crazy good business man. In fact, one of his companies—Revere Copper Products—still exists today. So how was he able to succeed against all odds?
        - 2 Jul 13, 6:07am -
      • The Balancing Act
        As a small business owner, is your company your biggest passion, making it really tempting to work nearly around the clock and let everything else in your life slide? If you answered yes, you're not alone. Trying to maintain a work-life balance can b…
        - 24 Jun 13, 6:06am -
      • EntreLeader Spotlight: Josie Lightfoot
        Josie Lightfoot is the founder and CEO of New Dimensions Home Healthcare Plus in Texas. Find out how this dynamic EntreLeader fights tough times, keeps her competitive edge and inspires others.
        - 6 Jun 13, 6:06am -
      • Tax Tip: Social Security and the Option to Opt Out
        Fortunately, as a pastor, you are in a unique situation to avoid the pitfall known as Social Security altogether if you have a conscientious objection to participating in this government benefits plan. This is where things get a little tricky. Read b…
        - 5 Jun 13, 6:06am -
      • The Cream of the Crop
        It's no secret that independent drug stores across the country are closing every day. But in Beaver Dam, Kentucky, Rice's Pharmacy is not just prospering—it's attracting team members from thousands of miles away to this small town of just 3,000. So…
        - 30 May 13, 6:05am -
      • 6 Ways to Build a Company That Cares
        How do you create this kind of culture, especially if you've already been in business for a number of years and have gone down the traditional business-as-usual route? Here are some ideas.
        - 2 Apr 13, 6:04am -
      • EntreLeader Spotlight: Joel Denny
        "Persistence pays off. Sometimes we have to make ourselves do things we're not comfortable doing to overcome an obstacle," said EntreLeader Joel Denny. He shares more of his leadership advice from the trenches.
        - 29 Mar 13, 6:03am -

      The Economist

      • newThe justices tackle racial gerrymandering
        THE Supreme Court has never taken a stand against gerrymandering, the game in which legislators choose their voters, rather than the other way around. But when states draw electoral district lines using racial considerations, the justices have admoni…
        - 2 hours ago 6 Dec 16, 4:02pm -
      • How to read Donald Trump’s call with Taiwan’s president
        THERE are lots of excellent reasons why America should deepen its relations with Taiwan, the raucous, friendly and dynamic island of 25m people that shows that democracy and Chinese culture can co-exist, despite what apologists for one-party rule lik…
        - 2 days ago 4 Dec 16, 8:47am -
      • Donald Trump kicks off his victory tour in the Midwest
        MIDWESTERN voters decided the election for Donald Trump. So it is hardly surprising that the president-elect would start his thank you tour in two Midwestern states. In the early afternoon of December 1st he visited Indianapolis, Indiana’s capital,…
        - 4 days ago 2 Dec 16, 7:30pm -
      • Disruptive innovation
        It’s a bargainMOST of the employees at the Centre for Out-of-Court Divorce in Denver are trained in mediation or social work, but they also pay close attention to interior design. The centre, on the ground floor of a nondescript office block, is de…
        - 5 days ago 1 Dec 16, 3:42pm -
      • Alamo on the bayou
        John Kennedy, in pursuit of votersFOSTER CAMPBELL, the Democratic candidate in Louisiana’s unfinished Senate race, is thrilled by the influx of support from beyond the state. “Send it on!”, he says of the donations from Hollywood stars and othe…
        - 5 days ago 1 Dec 16, 3:42pm -
      • Long-haul charters
        IN 1983 the Reagan administration published “A Nation At Risk”, an apocalyptic report into the state of American schools. It ushered in 33 years of uneven yet enduring bipartisan support for presidents’ efforts to raise school standards. George…
        - 5 days ago 1 Dec 16, 3:42pm -
      • Could a recount overturn the election result?
        MOST voters yearn for closure after an unusually bitter election campaign, but three of the four candidates for the presidency now claim that the election may not have been free and fair. The loudest is Donald Trump. The president-elect frequently al…
        - 5 days ago 1 Dec 16, 3:42pm -
      • The impresario-elect
        THE elites of Washington are starting to feel better about Donald Trump. A sense of relief is creeping over them after the president-elect ditched several impossible campaign promises and named conventional conservatives, including a former Goldman S…
        - 5 days ago 1 Dec 16, 3:42pm -
      • You’re hired
        Steve Mnuchin: gold-man hiredIN SOME respects, Steve Mnuchin is a typical nominee for the post of treasury secretary. Like two of his last seven predecessors—and his father and brother—he climbed the ranks at Goldman Sachs, a bank. In the 2000s h…
        - 5 days ago 1 Dec 16, 3:42pm -
      • Novel justice
        Smart enough to execute?FANS of “Of Mice and Men”, the 1937 novella by John Steinbeck, will recall the character of Lennie Small, an oafish, dim-witted man whose physical strength is ill-matched to his love of rabbits. On November 29th, in a rema…
        - 5 days ago 1 Dec 16, 3:42pm -
      • Why an electoral college rebellion would be a bad idea
        MOTIVATED reasoning—ignoring inconvenient truths on a cognitive path toward conclusions that match our pre-existing beliefs or commitments—afflicts all of us from time to time. The phenomenon has been demonstrated in abundance in the wake of the…
        - 6 days ago 30 Nov 16, 8:41pm -
      • John Kennedy leads in Louisiana’s Senate race
        SINCE the morning of November 9th, Americans have known who would occupy 99 of the 100 seats in the Senate when the 115th Congress is seated in January. The only wild card left is in Louisiana. The state’s unusual system features a “jungle primar…
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