With the retaking of Mosul in northern Iraq, the Islamic State (ISIS) could soon be a thing of the past. But the defeat of ISIS and the demise of its self-proclaimed Iraqi-Syrian caliphate won’t bring peace to the Middle East, or even an end to the Syrian tragedy. Rather, it is likely to open a new chapter in the region’s bloody and chaotic history – one no less dangerous than the previous chapters since the fall of the Ottoman Empire at the end of World War I
If you've turned to Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter or YouTube for fitness and wellness inspiration, it's very likely that you've been introduced to Tone It Up. In 2009, after meeting at a Manhattan Beach gym, Katrina Scott and Karena Dawn invested $3,000 of their own money and founded Tone It Up, a fitness lifestyle brand that has turned into a multi-million dollar business that inspires millions of women a year
One of the issues I’ve always had with budgeting is that most budget reviews happen in hindsight after it’s too late to do anything about it. The challenge is finding a way to measure how you’re tracking against your budget without making it your new hobby. Here are six ways that I know of. (Hopefully, there’s at least one that you haven’t thought of before.)
Whenever I give a presentation to the general public, there's one type of question I always get. Why should we spend money on this stuff? What good does it do? What about people who are starving in this country? What's in it for me?
La La Land - the city and its celluloid namesake - has been very kind to Emma Stone. At just 28 years old, the Hollywood star is this year's highest-paid actress, banking $26 million pretax in our 12 month scoring period
Serena Williams has dominated her sport for 15 years, in a way that few other athletes have. She was the top-ranked player in the world in 2002 at age 20 and as recently as May at 35 (the oldest ever to hold the No. 1 spot). She’s won 86% of her matches, with an Open era-record 23 Grand Slam singles titles. Her career prize money of $84 million is more than twice as much as any other female athlete's