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66% Of Working Millennials Have Nothing Saved For Retirement

According to a new research report from the National Institute on Retirement Security, two-thirds of working Millennials have nothing saved for retirement.<p>These are some of the surprising, new statistics about Millennials and their retirement.<p>Here’s what you need to know.<p><b>Key Statistics</b><p>Among the …

Retirement

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

Intelligence Isn't Something You're Born With. It's Acquired When You Learn How To Do These 5 Things | Inc.com

Outliers have a tendency to give the masses the wrong ideas.<p>When we hear stories about a seven year old who can speak 14 different languages, or see a video of someone with a photographic memory repeating back every single person's name in a fifty person auditorium, we sit back in awe.<p>"How can they …

Self-improvement

Why You Need to Stop Eating Egg Whites

Scan the “healthy” section of a brunch menu and there you’ll find it: the world’s saddest order, the egg white omelet. This time will be different, …

See Up To 30 Beautiful US Destinations By Train For $97

The US is home to so many wild and wonderful cities that it can be difficult to settle on just one destination. For those that want a little taste of …

How to Build Muscle Mass on a Plant-Based Diet

With celebrities like NFL running back Adrian Foster and former President Bill Clinton embracing a vegan lifestyle, more and more health-conscious …

You Need to Do These 2 Hard Things to Be Happy

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.Deep down you know this is true.You have to do hard things to be happy in life. The things most …

Walking

Three of the world’s most powerful billionaires agree—there’s one trait you need to succeed

Not a lot of people know about Ray Dalio, and he prefers it that way.<p>Considered one of the “100 most influential people in the world” by <i>Time</i> magazine, Dalio is the founder of <i>Bridgewater Associates,</i> the largest hedge fund in the world, with $122 billion under management.<p>So he’s kind of a big …

Self-improvement

10 Insanely Inspiring Quotes From People Who Are Living Their Dream Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you struggling to find more purpose and clarity in your life? Do you want to feel more passion but don’t know where to start. I felt that way too, several years ago I was suffering from depression and in a corporate job that was …

10 Fitness Experts on What They *Really* Eat Pre- and Post-Workout

(It's not protein powder straight from the tub.)<p>Feeding yourself before exercising is an act of titration. Too soon after eating, and you throw up (or least feel like it). Too long, and you get dizzy. Then you keel over, your final resting place a mat slick with somebody else's sweat. But over …

Nutrition

10 Dumb Money Mistakes People Make in Their 30s

Don't use your credit card to buy a designer baby stroller.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like many 30-year-old Americans, you probably spent your 20s finishing up college, finding your first real job, taking some risks, making connections and hopefully …

6 Steps to Get Anything You Want (Even If You Don't Know How) | Inc.com

Sitting on the couch waiting for a million dollars to fall in your lap? That probably won't work. Want to make your dream a reality? Yes, absolutely. But, how -- that's the question.<p>You aren't born with all the answers to achieving what you want in life. Most people don't even know what they want. …

Success

Ditch straws and iced water at meal-times to lose weight, says Oxford prof

Eating healthily could be as simple as ditching straws and iced water, or changing the colour of your crockery, according to a psychologist at Oxford University.<p>Professor Charles Spence believes it is possible to feel satisfied while consuming fewer calories with a few brain hacks which trick the …

CBO report: 24 million fewer insured by 2026 under GOP health care bill

<b>(CNN) —</b> Twenty-four million more Americans would be uninsured by 2026 under the House Republican health care bill than under Obamacare, including 14 million by next year, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office said Monday.<p>The long-anticipated score immediately puts the writers and supporters …

Health Care

The Essential Character Traits of People Who Achieve Ambitious Creative Goals

One of the things I frequently get asked is what all the people that I’ve interviewed have in common. It’s inevitable that you notice patterns when …

The Secret to Becoming Known: Best-Selling Author Mark Schaefer on Marketing Smarts [Podcast]

There's no shortage of advice on how to succeed in business (and in life): "put yourself out there," people will say. "Promote yourself." But how</i> …

15 Ways to Drown Out the Destructive Voices in Your Head

Here are strategies to silence your overly critical internal monologue and help you reach your goals.<p>To reach your goals, you have to take risks, develop constructive routines and make time to listen, learn and reflect. The prospect of making any of the above adjustments to your life is empowering …

10 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently

True confidence -- as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities -- has a look all its own. One thing is certain: truly confident people always have the upper hand over the doubtful and the skittish because they inspire others and they make things happen.<p><i>"Whether you</i> …

7 Strategies That Will Help You Eliminate Procrastination

There is a high chance that you might be procrastinating on something important while reading this article, (which is a bit paradoxical, but bear …

Six Harmful Thinking Habits And How To Free Yourself From Them

We all have problems. However, many of those problems are actually caused by our own mind instead of what's going on in reality. It lies in the habit …

FINANCE PROFESSOR: Trump's 'failed trade economics' could push the US back into recession by 2018

In Don Quixote fashion, President Trump is attempting to battle global windmills that he has little control over.<p>Jobs have been lost and American factories closed not because of bad trade policy but because of natural global market forces.<p>His Twitter threats and strongman tactics might encourage …

Don’t set goals for yourself—instead, create systems that make it easy for you to succeed

A lot of my friends are spending the month of January “going dry” or giving up sugar or training for marathons. I can relate. As a Type-A, goal-oriented masochist, I tend to make deeply ambitious New Year’s resolutions each year. Witness Exhibit A: My resolutions from 2016. I’m embarrassed to say …

New York City

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Apps

15 Insane Foreign Sci-Fi/Fantasy Movies You've Never Heard Of

Hollywood may be the first place people think of when they think of big screen productions, but while it’s considered the focal center of the film …

18 Ways to Make Your Body Speak the Language of Success | Inc.com

Research shows that 60 to 90 percent of our communication with others is nonverbal, which means the body language we use is extremely important.<p>In addition, it's especially important to make a good first impression. Why? Because within the first few minutes of meeting someone, we are already making …

Public Speaking

Your salary shouldn’t be your only source of income

Millions of words are written everyday about personal finance. Most of these are sensible, but lack the psychological and behavioral aspects that help people break bad financial habits. In the meantime, the advertising world bombards you with great ways to separate you from your money, by blurring …

Retirement

What if you could spend the summer on one of the most beautiful islands in the world?

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p>From the Maldives to Capri and Santorini, take a look at these idyllic islands around the globe for an unforgettable vacation.

9 Ways To Make Your Home Look Expensive

New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without draining your wal<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, …