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The Hustle 2018 Gift Guide
This Holiday Season, our team of product testers partnered with monday.com to make your gift giving as painless as possible. 27 of this season’s hottest gifts, hand-picked based on two characteristics: Price and Practicality.
• November 19, 2018
The man who won the lottery 14 times
How a rogue Romanian economist legally gamed the lottery and won millions of dollars around the world.
• August 25, 2018
How the Million Dollar Homepage kid became the $250m app man
Alex Tew struck gold at the age of 21, on his first try. Now, he's done it again — but not before learning some hard lessons along the way.
• May 12, 2018
The 30-year-old retirees
A growing number of young tech workers are expediting the path to financial independence by living frugally and following the "4% rule."
• May 5, 2018
The botched Coca-Cola heist of 2006
Twelve years ago, a disgruntled Coca-Cola employee tried to sell top-secret Coke documents to Pepsi. The rest reads like something out of a bad spy novel.
• April 28, 2018
Sears screwed over a small-time wrench inventor — but he fought back
Dan Brown invented an award-winning tool that sold millions of units. Then he got in bed with the wrong hardware store.
• April 21, 2018
How the sharing economy makes us trust complete strangers
The sharing economy relies on the moral righteousness of strangers. And we deeply trust it — even when everything goes to hell.
• April 14, 2018
The rise and demise of the AAirpass, American Airlines’ $250k lifetime ticket
In the 1980s, American Airlines sold an unlimited, first-class ticket for life. But they didn't account for super-travelers like Jacques Vroom and Steve Rothstein.
• April 7, 2018
How a janitor at Frito-Lay invented Flamin' Hot Cheetos
Richard Montañez went from cleaning toilets to being one of the most respected execs in the food industry.
• November 29, 2017
The man who sold shares of himself
Ten years ago, Mike Merrill was at a career crossroads. So, the 30-year-old did what any other aspiring entrepreneur would do: He divided himself...
• November 21, 2017
How the "King of Fake News" built his empire
Jestin Coler ran a fake news network that misled millions of Americans and netted him hundreds of thousands of dollars. And in his own words, “it wasn’t hard to do.”
• November 7, 2017
Everyone is baking — and entrepreneurs are rising up to meet the demand
The restaurant owner who asked for 1-star Yelp reviews
The worst sales promotion in history
Why nobody ever wins the car at the mall
How small business owners survived the Great Recession
New business ideas and the best way to capitalize.
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