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Social Security Basics: 9 Essentials That Everyone Should Know
by Devin Carroll

Language

English

Pages

110

Publication Date

April 15, 2018

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<p><strong>“The rules relating to social security are long, complex, and dry. This book distills the most relevant parts into a guide that is easy to follow.”</strong></p><p><strong>Brandon Renfro, Ph.D.</strong></p><p>Devin Carroll brings you a condensed, straightforward guide that covers the nine essentials that everyone should know to navigate the maze of Social Security with confidence (without getting lost in the tangled web of Social Security rules). If you want to make sure you don't leave your Social Security benefits to chance, reading this book is a great first step in achieving that goal.</p><h2><strong>The Cure for Complexity</strong></h2><p>When Carroll first started studying Social Security, the massive website and rule book left him feeling like he was trying to drink from a fire hose. It was just too much information to make sense of all at once, and left him feeling overwhelmed.</p><p>Sound familiar? Carroll's later experiences with clients who were distressed, confused, and burned by the Social Security system convinced him that something must be done to help people take the overly complex, verbose, and altogether unruly Social Security rules and distill them down into something simple, actionable, and understandable. After spending the last several years studying, speaking, and writing on Social Security, Carroll discovered that most questions on the topic could be answered through a solid understanding of the basics.</p><p>That's what Carroll promises to teach you in this book: the essential knowledge you need to navigate Social Security benefits. In each chapter, Carroll details the specifics behind the rules, calculations, exceptions, and necessary information so you can correctly identify your own benefit, understand when you're entitled to more, make the best decision on when to file, and more.</p><h2><strong>What others are saying...</strong></h2><p><em>“Devin Carroll is the perfect person to untangle Social Security's mumbo-jumbo. He makes the rules simple to understand, taking concepts most people mess up and laying them out in an easy to understand format. Bravo!”</em><br />-Joe Saul-Sehy, Stacking Benjamins Podcast Creator and Host</p><p><em>“Devin’s book, Social Security Basics, is an indispensable resource in helping you make smart, informed decisions about your Social Security benefits so you’ll have a more confident and comfortable retirement ahead of you.”</em><br />-Russ Thornton, WealthcareForWomen.com</p><p><em>"Making decisions about Social Security benefits can be intimidating but it doesn’t have to be. This is a fantastic book to explain what you really need to know.”</em><br />David Waldrop, CFP - The Astute Advisor Blog and Bridgeview Capital Advisors</p><h2>NOTES FROM THE AUTHOR</h2><p>There are plenty of books that offer a comprehensive examination of Social Security benefits. That’s not what this book is about.  </p><p>In all the years I’ve spent in writing and speaking on the topic, I’ve found that most of the questions I receive can be answered with a good knowledge of just 9 of the Social Security basics.</p><p>You don’t need to do lots of painful studying or complex number-crunching to grasp the necessary concepts. Once you learn these basics, the rest of the Social Security system starts to make more sense.<br /></p><p>This book could have been much larger and filled with extremely detailed, nuanced tidbits of information that may or may not apply to you. That’s not the book I set out to author. Entire chapters ended up on the proverbial cutting room floor because they weren’t critical pieces of knowledge you absolutely needed to understand Social Security.</p><p>What’s left are the basics you need to know to help you make a smart filing decision. I wanted to offer you a book of essentials, and even more importantly, a book you could actually use. With that being said, I hope you find this book fulfills that promise for you.</p><p>Warmly,</p><p>Devin Carroll</p>
The Case against Education: Why the Education System Is a Waste o...
by Bryan Caplan

Language

English

Pages

399

Publication Date

January 16, 2018

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<p><b>Why we need to stop wasting public funds on education</b></p><p>Despite being immensely popular--and immensely lucrative—education is grossly overrated. In this explosive book, Bryan Caplan argues that the primary function of education is not to enhance students' skill but to certify their intelligence, work ethic, and conformity—in other words, to signal the qualities of a good employee. Learn why students hunt for easy As and casually forget most of what they learn after the final exam, why decades of growing access to education have not resulted in better jobs for the average worker but instead in runaway credential inflation, how employers reward workers for costly schooling they rarely if ever use, and why cutting education spending is the best remedy.</p><p>Caplan draws on the latest social science to show how the labor market values grades over knowledge, and why the more education your rivals have, the more you need to impress employers. He explains why graduation is our society's top conformity signal, and why even the most useless degrees can certify employability. He advocates two major policy responses. The first is educational austerity. Government needs to sharply cut education funding to curb this wasteful rat race. The second is more vocational education, because practical skills are more socially valuable than teaching students how to outshine their peers.</p><p>Romantic notions about education being "good for the soul" must yield to careful research and common sense—<i>The Case against Education</i> points the way.</p>
How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck (2nd Edition): A proven p...
by Avery Breyer

Language

English

Pages

122

Publication Date

October 06, 2016

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<h2>In this timeless bestseller, you'll get the motivation and know-how for building up a big stash of emergency cash, getting out of debt, making sure you never run out of money, and avoiding the 11 worst budget traps (that'll ruin your financial plans if you let them!)</h2><br /><br />Find out the most important things that you can do to take control of your money and <b>pay off debt</b>. Get the budget how-to, tools, and knowledge you need to finally get ahead. <b>You'll learn a complete budget system that works for beginners and takes only 15 minutes per week to maintain.</b><br /><br />This is a straightforward budget planning method that <b>will completely transform your finances, and eliminate your money worries once and for all.</b><br /><br />You will also be given <b>free lifetime access to The Money Tracker,</b> a simple tool that makes budget planning quick and easy.<br /><br /><h2>What's new in the second edition:</h2><br /><br />A brand new chapter has been added on the topic of money and happiness which is key to getting past money blocks that could be contributing to your paycheck-to-paycheck cycle, plus a few minor adjustments were made to the original manuscript.<b>This is one of the budgeting books you NEED in your library. Buy NOW, learn how to make a budget that actually works, and transform your financial life forever!</b>
Robot-Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligen...
by Joseph E. Aoun

Language

English

Pages

216

Publication Date

August 18, 2017

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<P><B>How to educate the next generation of college students to invent, to create, and to discover—filling needs that even the most sophisticated robot cannot.</B></P><P>Driverless cars are hitting the road, powered by artificial intelligence. Robots can climb stairs, open doors, win <I>Jeopardy</I>, analyze stocks, work in factories, find parking spaces, advise oncologists. In the past, automation was considered a threat to low-skilled labor. Now, many high-skilled functions, including interpreting medical images, doing legal research, and analyzing data, are within the skill sets of machines. How can higher education prepare students for their professional lives when professions themselves are disappearing? In <I>Robot-Proof,</I> Northeastern University president Joseph Aoun proposes a way to educate the next generation of college students to invent, to create, and to discover—to fill needs in society that even the most sophisticated artificial intelligence agent cannot.</P><P>A “robot-proof” education, Aoun argues, is not concerned solely with topping up students' minds with high-octane facts. Rather, it calibrates them with a creative mindset and the mental elasticity to invent, discover, or create something valuable to society—a scientific proof, a hip-hop recording, a web comic, a cure for cancer. Aoun lays out the framework for a new discipline, humanics, which builds on our innate strengths and prepares students to compete in a labor market in which smart machines work alongside human professionals. The new literacies of Aoun's humanics are <I>data literacy</I>, <I>technological literacy,</I> and <I>human literacy</I>. Students will need data literacy to manage the flow of big data, and technological literacy to know how their machines work, but human literacy—the humanities, communication, and design—to function as a human being. Life-long learning opportunities will support their ability to adapt to change.</P><P>The only certainty about the future is change. Higher education based on the new literacies of humanics can equip students for living and working through change.</P>
Anmache & Flirt Führer (German Edition)
by Markus Iten

Language

German

Pages

45

Publication Date

April 21, 2018

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"Anmache & Flirt Führer“ Du möchtest mehr über Anmache & Flirt erfahren? Wie flirtet man richtig mit Frauen, um sie ins Bett zu kriegen? Welches sind die bewährtesten Anmachsprüche? Du möchtest die 99 besten Anmachsprüche kennen lernen? In diesem Ratgeber "Anmache & Flirt Führer“ wirst du erfahren, wie du mit Frauen richtig flirtest, um sie ins Bett zu kriegen, warum Flirttipps für Männer NICHT funktionieren!<br /><br />"Anmache & Flirt Führer“ erfahre jetzt auf was es ankommt. 0815 Anmache & Flirts waren gestern, der "Anmache & Flirt Führer“ zeigt dir im Einsteigerkurs Schritt für Schritt wie es geht. Viele Beispiele werden beschrieben wie es genau funkrioniert. Du wirst Sehen, mit dem Einsteigerkurs vom "Anmache & Flirt Führer“ macht es richtig Spass. <br /><br />Dieser Ratgeber "Anmache & Flirt Führer“ mit Einsteigerkurs wird dein Leben verändern.<br />Jetzt die Schritte in dieser Anleitung befolgen und du wirst noch viel mehr erfahren auf was es genau ankommt Versprochen.<br /><br />Du bringst die Arbeit und ich bringe das Spezialwissen!<br /><br />Hole Dir dieses eBook setze JETZT das Wissen um: JETZT! Handle JETZT! Wenn Du nichts dagegen unternimmst, wird sich auch nichts ändern - Du weisst es und Du möchtest ja etwas verändern, <br />MACHE ES JETZT!<br />
Outline Your Novel: The How To Guide for Structuring and Outlinin...
by Scott King

Language

English

Pages

210

Publication Date

February 20, 2018

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<b>Unlock the secret power of outlining!</b><br /><br />Outline Your Novel can help any writer take their story from concept to a finished draft!<br /><br />Instead of getting lost in the middle or never finishing, let Outline Your Novel show you how structure works and how to use that structure to make and follow an outline.<br /><br />In this book, you’ll learn: <br />•Character Arcs <br />•Three Act Structure <br />•Novel Story Beats <br />•Sequence Outlines <br />•Scene Outlines <br />•Adapting Outlines <br />•World Building <br />•Incorporating Themes <br />•Weaving Subplots<br /> <br />Outline Your Novel offers a guided approach to outlining and as always, author Scott King, plays along, making sure to do the assignments in the book so you can learn from his successes and mistakes.<br /><br />Stop letting your novel kick your butt and beat it with the help of Outline Your Novel!
Effortless Learning: Learn The Secrets That Teachers Never Told Y...
by Tony Roe

Language

English

Pages

120

Publication Date

December 17, 2017

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<h2>You're about to discover The Revolutionary 7-Steps <u>Accelerated Learning System</u> what might be the fastest and easiest learning system <b>ever developed:</b></h2><br />My name is Tony Roe and over the past 11 years, I have created <b>a sure-fire, effective learning system that can help anyone to become more intelligent, smarter, and remember anything effortlessly.</b><br /><br /><h2>What Makes This Revolutionary System So Powerful Is That It Helps You To... </h2><br /><b>Understand difficult concepts, theories and subjects easily.</b><br /><br />Ask yourself this question:<br /><br />Do you understand the difficult concepts well? Or are you confused and overwhelmed by the topics and subjects? If so, you can now discover how to understand difficult concepts quickly and easily...<br /><br /><b>Memorize tons of definitions, formulae, theories, facts, and information at the back of your mind.<br /><br /></b>Most people find that it's impossible to memorize so much information within a short period of time. Our system will show you how to memorize every single piece of information you learn in school easily - even in the reverse order!<br /><br /><b>If you're a student then you will know exactly how to answer all the exam questions correctly.</b><br /><br />The ability to answer all kinds of questions correctly is the key to getting good grades. Even if you understand the concepts or theories correctly, but if you can't apply the theories or concepts to the questions, you will not be able to score well in your exams.<br /><br />You will discover how you can prepare yourself for all sorts of questions that will appear in the exams and how you can answer them correctly.<br /><br /><b>“Effortless Learning”</b> is jam-packed cover to cover with all my effective learning techniques and strategies. It is a whole brain system that I've discovered over my education journey. This program contains all the information you'll ever need to succeed by learning how to learn like a genius.<br /><br /><h2>Here's a Small Sample of What You'll Learn:<br /></h2><br /><li><b>The 2 core groups of strategies that will empower you to excel in your learning <br /></b></li><br /><li>An effective system to set powerful life goals that will ignite you with enthusiasm to score A+<br /></li><br /><li><b>How to read faster and comprehend better with power reading strategies<br /></b></li><br /><li>Discover the difference in the mindsets and strategies of an average student and a top student<br /></li><br /><li><b>The brain revision method that taps on both sides of your brain and increases your brain’s thinking power!<br /></b><br /></li><li>Quickly read, comprehend, and remember complex course materials and studies<br /></li><br /><li><b>How to develop a photographic memory to memorize facts and figures (You can even remember the exact page)<br /></b></li><br /><li>Skyrocket your productivity <br /></li><br /><li><b>Master difficult tasks and break the procrastination habit<br /></b></li><br /><li>Time management skills for revision<br /><br /></li><li><b>You need to study for an exam, improve your grades, or do better in school<br /></b></li><br /><li>Simple routines to keep your mind awake and focused.<br /><br /><b>And so much more</b><br /><br /><h2>To Sum It All Up:</h2><br />You'll know exactly what actions to take to get you to your goals. Moreover, once you developed these skills, they are life skills which not only will help you in your learning but also your work and every area of your life.<br /><br />You have my <b>personal guarantee</b> that you'll start seeing a difference or I will happily refund your money.<br /><br /><h2><u>Click <b>Buy Now</b> to lock your discounted price for a limited time only</u></h2></li>
APA: The Easy Way! (Updated for APA 6th edition)
by , Michele M. Pratt

Language

English

Pages

60

Publication Date

September 28, 2009

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This book simplifies the mechanics of conveying ideas in a<br />scholarly fashion.<br /><br />The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition) provides a writing style that is used by<br />many academic and nonacademic institutions and publications.<br />However, this highly regarded manual is not specifically geared<br />toward scholarly academic writing...especially college term<br />papers. The authors of this book draw information from the<br />manual that is specific to academic writing and expand upon<br />it using set-up instructions and a sample paper. The end result<br />of this transformational process yields a useful guide that can<br />be used along with the actual manual for successful academic<br />writing.<br /><br />The handbook covers many detailed specifications of the APA<br />style...including in-text citations, source citations, and a sample<br />paper. It also sheds new light on the manual using step-by-step<br />processes and exemplification that enable readers to fulfill APA<br />rules and regulations while focusing on content, rather than the<br />format, of their academic research.
Data Structure & Algorithm
by Ajit Singh

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English

Pages

Publication Date

April 22, 2018

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This text is a basic introduction to the complex world of the Data Structure & Algorithm. A key factor of this book and its associated implementations is that all algorithms (unless otherwise stated) were designed by me, using the theory of the algorithm in question as a guideline (for which I am eternally grateful to their original creators).
Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town
by Jon Krakauer

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English

Pages

418

Publication Date

April 21, 2015

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<p><b>From bestselling author Jon Krakauer, a stark, powerful, meticulously reported narrative about a series of sexual assaults at the University of Montana ­— stories that illuminate the human drama behind the national plague of campus rape</b><br /> <br />Missoula, Montana, is a typical college town, with a highly regarded state university, bucolic surroundings, a lively social scene, and an excellent football team <b>—</b> the Grizzlies <b>—</b> with a rabid fan base. <br /> <br />The Department of Justice investigated 350 sexual assaults reported to the Missoula police between January 2008 and May 2012. Few of these assaults were properly handled by either the university or local authorities. In this, Missoula is also typical. <br /> <br />A DOJ report released in December of 2014 estimates 110,000 women between the ages of eighteen and twenty-four are raped each year. Krakauer’s devastating narrative of what happened in Missoula makes clear why rape is so prevalent on American campuses, and why rape victims are so reluctant to report assault. <br /> <br />Acquaintance rape is a crime like no other. Unlike burglary or embezzlement or any other felony, the victim often comes under more suspicion than the alleged perpetrator. This is especially true if the victim is sexually active; if she had been drinking prior to the assault — and if the man she accuses plays on a popular sports team. The vanishingly small but highly publicized incidents of false accusations are often used to dismiss her claims in the press. If the case goes to trial, the woman’s entire personal life becomes fair game for defense attorneys. <br /> <br />This brutal reality goes a long way towards explaining why acquaintance rape is the most underreported crime in America. In addition to physical trauma, its victims often suffer devastating psychological damage that leads to feelings of shame, emotional paralysis and stigmatization. PTSD rates for rape victims are estimated to be 50%, higher than soldiers returning from war.<br /> <br />In <i>Missoula</i>, Krakauer chronicles the searing experiences of several women in Missoula — the nights when they were raped; their fear and self-doubt in the aftermath; the way they were treated by the police, prosecutors, defense attorneys; the public vilification and private anguish; their bravery in pushing forward and what it cost them.<br /> <br />Some of them went to the police. Some declined to go to the police, or to press charges, but sought redress from the university, which has its own, non-criminal judicial process when a student is accused of rape. In two cases the police agreed to press charges and the district attorney agreed to prosecute. One case led to a conviction; one to an acquittal. Those women courageous enough to press charges or to speak publicly about their experiences were attacked in the media, on Grizzly football fan sites, and/or to their faces. The university expelled three of the accused rapists, but one was reinstated by state officials in a secret proceeding. One district attorney testified for an alleged rapist at his university hearing. She later left the prosecutor’s office and successfully defended the Grizzlies’ star quarterback in his rape trial. The horror of being raped, in each woman’s case, was magnified by the mechanics of the justice system and the reaction of the community.<br /> <br />Krakauer’s dispassionate, carefully documented account of what these women endured cuts through the abstract ideological debate about campus rape. College-age women are not raped because they are promiscuous, or drunk, or send mixed signals, or feel guilty about casual sex, or seek attention. They are the victims of a terrible crime and deserving of compassion from society and fairness from a justice system that is clearly broken. </p>

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