Author: Paul Easter

The Indian markets ended Thursday’s session on a positive note, which was in-line with global peers. Sensex surged over 500 points at the close and Nifty50 settled above 17650-level, supported by IT, Banking, and Financial Services stocks. At the market close on Thursday, the BSE Sensex was up 515.31 points or 0.81 per cent to 59,332.6 and Nifty50 was up 124.25 points or 0.71 per cent to 17,659. The early trends of SGX Nifty suggest that Nifty50 is likely to open flat with a positive bias. The global markets, especially the US, closed mixed on Thursday, similarly, Asian indices are…

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In high school, my best friend and I looked through a giant book of jobs and their salaries. We wanted to know which jobs or careers make a lot of money. We immediately flipped to the end to find out. Turns out, there’s a lot of jobs that pay a lot of money. Whether you’re still in high school or making a career change, you have a lot of options. For years, I’ve studied how people find and land their Dream Job. And I’ve developed a proven system to find & land a job you love. Click here to learn…

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It is no secret that we like simulating circuits before we build something and there are plenty of great tools for that. But what about those of us who work on cars? Well, you might try engine-sim which is a real-time internal combustion engine simulation. Honestly, the program freely admits that it isn’t accurate enough to do engineering or engine tuning. But on the plus side, it has audio output and is at least good as an educational tool to show an engine running and how different parameters might affect it. You can see a video of the tool below.…

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[Michael Lynch] recently replaced his Synology NAS with a self-built solution built on ZFS, a filesystem with a neat feature: the ability to back up encrypted data without having to decrypt it first. The only glitch is that [Michael] is using TrueNAS, and TrueNAS only wants to back up unencrypted ZFS data to another TrueNAS system. Fortunately, there’s a way around this that isn’t particularly complicated, but definitely requires leveraging the right tools. It also provides an educational walkthrough for how ZFS handles these things. The solution is a small handful of shell scripts to manage full and incremental backups…

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“Should I buy a new car?” If you asked almost every personal finance pundit that question, they’ll give you a bunch of reasons why you should buy used instead. Our founder, personal finance expert Ramit Sethi, disagrees. Used cars can be a good way to go. But to apply a broad rule that “used is the best” is short-sighted. In fact, Ramit thinks there are many more reasons why people should buy a new car than used. Should I buy a new car or used car in the long run?  It will depend on the type of car you buy,…

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I’m going to show you exactly how to negotiate your rent so you can put a couple thousand dollars — or more — in your pocket this year. Most people don’t think negotiating their rent can save them much money — or that it’s even possible! But look at the results for two of my students: “When I went to ask for a rent reduction, the office kept on insisting that I was already paying ‘market rate.’  I let them know that I was serious on leaving if they didn’t give me a lower rate … They agreed to give me…

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Planning a vacation doesn’t have to be a pain. That’s why I want to show you a great system you can use to plan the perfect trip. As a personal finance expert, I keep a budget in my mind when planning my trip too. How to plan a vacation trip (and not hate yourself) Want to learn how to plan a vacation? I’ll tell you, but first: Do you know what one of my favorite parts of vacations is? No, it’s not going to awesome places. The backyard pool of my hotel room in Thailand. Or eating delicious food. Follow…

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By James Broughton, August 11, 2022 The great escape artist or the great escape? Pierre Gasly is metaphorically imprisoned to the Red Bull F1 driver dungeon, where most F1 aspirations go to die. Gasly has long harbored a return to the Red Bull F1 A squad, when he did get a chance the pressure got to him and he was sent packing to the Red Bull gulag, otherwise known as Alpha Tauri. There he exists in a state of denial for he has identified with his Red Bull F1 captors, Gasly is suffering from Stockholm Syndrome. Gasly’s hopes for freedom…

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Learning how to write great copy can be an excellent career move. You can make a good amount of money while flexing your creative muscles and working in a flexible setting. The best part: You also don’t need any formal education. In fact, some of the most sought after and highest-paid copywriters in the world never took a writing class in their life and clear six figures a year. In this post, we’ll show you how to get started as a copywriter — even if you don’t have any experience. From there, we’ll share our founder Ramit Sethi’s best tips…

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They say that sitting is the new smoking. They’re wrong — smoking is much, much worse, for you than sitting, and smoking only while standing or while jogging around the block in no way to justify the habit. But they’re also not wrong that humans weren’t made for extended periods parked on their posteriors, but we do it anyway, to the detriment of our heart health, posture, and general well-being. So something like this butt-detecting stand-up reminder could make a big difference to your health. While like many of us, [Dave Bennett] has a wearable that prompts him to get…

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