Disasters can happen at any moment, and when they do, it's often hard to find the right information to help you get to safety as quickly as possible.
For the past couple of years, random internet dwellers have embarked on an ambitious quest to see just how useless a box can be in hopes of earning sweet, sweet internet points. Welcome to the world of useless machines.
Let's face it, girls: Sometimes we're stuck five minutes before we have to head out for a party and we have the most inopportune beauty disaster. Whether it's our self tanner streaking and making us look more Snooki than sexy, or you accidentally got ink stains on your hands, there's often little time to take care of the problem.
We all know how volatile the stock market is, especially during times of crisis. That does not mean that the market is impossible to gauge, however. Day traders are trained to read charts in order to recognize market trends and price patterns, giving them the insight they need to make their trades as profitable as possible.
Electrical sockets are often taken for granted. It's not until one of them breaks or stops working and our laptops won't turn on that we truly have a crisis (mostly over lost internet time).
The tragedy of a falling elevator is not unheard of. This could happen to you at any time, and you will most likely not be expecting it. Who would step into an elevator if they had an idea it might plummet to the ground? The best thing you can do is be prepared. First you want to stay calm. Next you want to lie, belly down, on the elevator floor with your hands behind your head. Make sure you do not panic. This is crucial in times of crisis. When all is over, you'll notice that you're still a...
Do you own a small business, but find yourself unable to understand the intricacies of your financial statements? You are not alone. This video features a small business coach explaining some of the intricacies of financial statements. The tips provided here should help you better understand your financial statements and use the information gleaned therein to improve the profitability of your business.
In case of a natural disaster, computer networks are often disabled, rendering the record keeping at most institutions useless. It's important that you make a financial first aid kit to ensure that you are able to get by and keep track of your personal information after a hurricane or fire. This video will show you what you should put in your financial first aid kit, which you should go make right now.
Most of the time when a partner is quick to yell at you or wants to control you, it is because that person is upset with themselves. It also seems that maybe the partner is overly stressed due to new situations. Tell your partner how you feel. You need to find out what is bothering him/her or else the relationship might be over. When you express how you feel, talk about your feelings, it helps the relationship. It is not helpful if you accuse your partner. Accusations are only going to create...
Money skills are critical for any adult, which means the best time to teach someone financial responsibility is during the teenage years. These parenting tips are meant to teach your child about income and costs. Use allowance as a tool to show your teenager how to manage their own money.
As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is finance math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 15th installment in his "Excel Finance Class" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to generate a common-sized financial statement within Microsoft Excel.
As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is finance math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 17th installment in his "Excel Finance Class" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to perform simple financial ratio analysis.
EDGAR is a massive database of financial documents and filings maintained by the SEC. If you want to use EDGAR to research financial institutions, it's pretty easy to do with an FTP client. Watch this video to learn how you can download and use FTP software to access EDGAR.
As Hurricane Sandy barrels towards the East Coast, 50 million people are expected to be affected in the nation's most populated corridor. The behemoth super storm is a cause for concern, evident by the massive evacuations. The picture above is an eerie snap of the mostly crowded Times Square subway station in New York. Government officials have warned over half a million people to evacuate their homes and head to higher grounds. To help prepare for this storm, the internet has provided severa...
In the business world, it's sometimes said that "where there's smoke, there's fire." At Snapchat parent company Snap, Inc., it appears the equivalent of smoke is executive turnover.
This is a video walkthrough of the "Prologue: Financial District" level in Mirror's Edge for the Xbox 360.
Unclaimed money, or money that has gotten lost in the financial system but is owed to you, is all over America. If you think there might be money that belongs to you in the state of New York, check out this video made by State Comptroller Mike DiNapoli outlining how to check whether you are owed unclaimed money and how to claim it.
The internet has been a massive financial windfall for millions of people around the world, and it can be for you as well! There are a lot of ways to make money on your couch by using the internet, and this video will show you five great ways to do it! These include making websites and forums, advertising, and gambling. If you're hard up for cash, give it a whirl!
Draw your favorite anime characters! This how-to video shows the steps of rendering a sketch of Sailor Moon. There are no audio instructions, but the process is detailed very closely in a visual guide. Watch this video drawing tutorial and learn how to make a manga anime Sailor Moon in a crisis uniform character.
In this tutorial, we learn how to know what standard deviation is in your portfolio. Standard deviation is the amount of risk you have inside your portfolio, this will show you how much fluctuation you have in your portfolio. Depending on the expected return of your portfolio over an amount of time, you could have a different range of standard deviation. Knowing what your standard deviation can help you do the math to see what your chances of a return or loss will be for certain. This will he...
New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 623rd installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to see the pain that pay day loans inflict on people using Excel. Learn how to calculate APR (Annual Percentage Rate), EAR (Effective Annual Rate), an Amortization Table and the EAR for a loan that takes a fee out up front. Learn ...
In this economy any job is better than none at all, right? Of course, but if you know you are worth more than you're making, follow this tutorial for tips on how to ask your boss for a raise. You'll never know if you don't ask! Good luck!
Ivy League schools are a students wet dream, but not everyone can get into them. Even fewer get scholarships for them. But in recent years, Ivy League universities have raised the number of scholarships they award to students. More students are seeking awards, making the application process for these scholarships very competitive.
Compulsive gambling is a recognized addiction, just like alcoholism or chemical dependency. Follow these steps to see if you might fit the profile. Recognize the signs of compulsive gambling with this guide from Howcast.
News: The Mechanics of Panic — Why You Shouldn't Look to Elon Musk & Social Media Experts for Coronavirus Pandemic Advice
MIT artificial intelligence researcher Lex Fridman recently asked SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk possibly the best question he's ever been asked: What would he ask a hypothetical AGI system (an AI system with human-level intelligence and understanding) if he only had one question?
Market Reality: Facebook Cancels F8, Magic Leap Invites Developers to Headquarters, & Snapchat Promotes New UK Currency
Amid the coronavirus chaos, two companies at the forefront of augmented reality technology took starkly different approaches to their upcoming developers conferences, as Facebook has canceled its annual F8 conference and Magic Leap plans to invite a limited number of attendees to its Florida headquarters for LEAP Developer Days.
Welcome back, my novice hackers! You have probably heard of the Panama Papers hack by now. This was a hack of the servers at Mossack Fonseca, a major law firm in Panama. This law firm specializes in assisting the rich and powerful to hide their wealth from taxes and scrutiny by creating tax havens overseas.
High finance and statistical analysis are too complex for most people once they forget what they learned in high school. If you are an investor or small business owner, you can't afford to forget this stuff. This video will teach you how to value an interest rate swap, good info for financial professionals and students.
Learn how to prevent fallying prey to cmmon careless errors when doing fiscal analysis in MS Excel. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular digital spreadsheet application or a seasoned business professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the Excel 2010 workflow, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, take a look.
So you want to start your own website / blog / forum / web empire. Good, at least you aren't getting into financial services! This video will show you how to install three important programs that will help you get started: XAMPP, Wordpress, and MyBB. These programs will help you set up your web server, blog, and forum respectively, three important tool that you will need to use effectively to become a force on the web.
These days it seems like budgets are on everybody's minds. Big or small, financial planning is an essential part of daily life following the latest recession. In this tutorial you will learn how to create budget resources, using MS Project 2007, that you can assign to your project to compare you actual hours and costs against your budget.
Raise your credit score in five simple steps? Sounds too good to be true, doesn't it? Well, financial expert Linda Ferrari is here to to explain to you how this is possible. In these rough economic times, everyone could use a little boost, so why not take some of Linda's advice and give your score some help?
Data thieves don't have to be programming wizards to get their hands on your personal information. They often find hard drives that contain financial and other sensitive data at flea markets, charity shops, the city dump—even on eBay. In this video tutorial, PC World explains how to completely erase sensitive data from old drives before recycling or discarding them. Wipe your old hard drives with this how-to.
Saving money is the name of the game during any rough financial period. There are many ways to do so, but one of the most obvious ways is by doing it in your home. Being energy efficient is a great way to not only save some green, but be green as well. So in this tutorial, you'll learn a few tips on how to make your home more energy efficient. Enjoy!
As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is finance math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 18.5th installment in his "Excel Finance Class" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to calculate common financial ratios.
As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is finance math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 11th installment in his "Excel Finance Class" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to calculate cash flow from assets, cash flow to creditors and cash flow to shareholders using accounting financial statements.
This video home and garden tutorial explores the financial advantages of making your home energy efficient. Learn how to make an eco-friendly home that will help save money and the environment.
Are you young, educated and broke? In this video tutorial, Better TV gives financial tips on how to survive a tight time after graduation.
Today's word is "entrepreneur". This is a noun which means someone who owns and manages a business, taking on financial risks to do so.
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit everyone hard. With over 36 million American workers filing unemployment claims, finances are at the front of everyone's mind. Understanding your accounts has never been as important.