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Around the world in 30-days on a 30k a year salary

It’s hard to really live the American dream, especially if that American dream isn’t really what you are looking to get out of life. Nowadays, people are striving for the less is more outlook on life and downsizing instead of purchasing. We are trading in our five-bedroom dream homes for a 55-foot RV with a view. Careers are shifting from ... Read More »

Bill Gates added $9 billion to his fortune this past year, tops Forbes list of 400 richest Americans

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is once again the richest person in America. Gates sits atop Forbes’ list of the 400 wealthiest Americans with a total net worth of $81.2 billion – roughly $13.4 billion more than the next richest American on the list, Warren Buffett. The fact that Gates has retained such wealth is telling when you consider he’s donated ... Read More »

Microsoft to open flagship retail store on glitzy Fifth Ave. next year

Apple’s Fifth Avenue flagship store in the heart of New York City will soon have some competition. Microsoft has confirmed plans to open a flagship retail store of its own on Fifth Avenue, roughly five blocks away from Apple’s iconic glass cube. The new store is the result of five years of planning on Microsoft’s part. It’ll be located at ... Read More »