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How to save money on college: 3 clever ways Gen Z is managing high tuition and other costs

Headlines about crushing student loan debt seem to have made a pretty strong impression on college-bound students in Generation Z, defined as a …

College & University

Here’s How Much Money You Lose By Not Investing

Here’s How Much Money You Lose By Not Investing<p>Updated March 23, 2018<p>Investing is an essential part of any financial plan. Unfortunately, many people …

Retirement

Top resume templates: These 3 beautiful resumes will give you the best shot at getting a job in 2017

Perhaps you know what mistakes not to make on a resume, but what <i>should</i> you do to make your experience stand out from the rest? Are there key features …

Employment

12 job interview tricks you can't afford to ignore

Some people are naturals at selling themselves during job interviews.<p>Others aren't.<p>Either way, there are certain tips and tricks that can instantly boost your performance during a job interview.<p>Here are 12 tricks that might be hard to master, but will take your interviewing experience to the next …

Employment

To help kids with their weaknesses, make sure to love them for their strengths

If you were asked what could be improved in your children, I doubt you'd jump straight to their strengths. No, like the rest of us, you'd automatically think of their faults – their impatience, their whining, their hitting their sister with the toy bat again, whatever the perceived flaw might be. …

Parenting

Understanding these three principles will help you develop true intrinsic motivation

What motivates us? Fear and punishment? Or money, fame, and power?<p>One train of thought, called self-determination theory, starts from the idea that all humans have the natural—or intrinsic—tendency to behave in effective and healthful ways.<p>Central to self-determination theory, or SDT, is the …

Psychology

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Val Emmich: The Book I Can't Live Without

Novelist Val Emmich says Steve Toltz’s debut novel taught him just how much damn fun reading fiction could be. It was also, he says, a helluva good …

Books

Louise Erdrich and Emma Straub share summer reads you won’t want to put down

<b>WILLIAM BRANGHAM:</b><p>Memorial Day, of course, is the traditional kickoff to summer. And for many of us, that means time to catch up on our …

Books

Why kids benefit from a summer to-do list

Checklists about daily chores and activities can cut down on boredom and still leave room for plenty of fun.<p>If you have school-aged kids on summer …

Kids

Paul Theroux Picks ‘The Structures of Everyday Life’ as a Book He Can’t Live Without

The noted fiction and nonfiction author celebrates Fernand Braudel’s illuminating history of quotidian objects and practices, from coffee drinking to …

This computer language is teaching kids to code

When Zuckerberg entered the room, many of the young students had a hard time pulling themselves away from their projects, even to gawk at one of the world's richest men. Facebook's founder instead came to them.<p>"What are you making?" he'd ask. And they would proudly say, "A game!" or whatever it …

Computer Science

Why You Really Need to Stop Using Public Wi-Fi

In today’s busy world, convenience seems to outweigh consequence, especially with how people use their mobile devices. Using free public Wi-Fi networks, for example, comes with any number of serious security risks, yet surveys show that the overwhelming majority of Americans do it anyway. In a …

Information Systems

31 annoying words and phrases on your résumé that make hiring managers cringe

"Nearly everyone is guilty of using buzzwords from time to time, but professionals are evaluated increasingly on their ability to communicate," says Paul McDonald, senior executive director for professional-placement firm Robert Half.<p>Some of the major problems with using buzzwords, according to …

Employment

Science Says This Is What Happens When You Overthink Things | Inc.com

Whether you beat yourself up for a mistake you made last week, or you fret about how you're going to succeed tomorrow, overthinking everything can be debilitating. Your inability to get out of your head will leave you in a constant state of anguish.<p>Of course, everyone overthinks a situation …

Mental Health

Your Resume Is a Waste of Time: 8 Better Ways to Get Hired for the Job You Want | Inc.com

A friend of mine can't find a job. "I've worked hard on my resume," he says. "I've written a killer cover letter. I've applied for dozens of jobs and I haven't even gotten an interview, so clearly no one must be hiring."<p>Maybe you've done the same. Maybe you've submitted plenty of resumes. Maybe …

Employment

What's so 'good' about Good Friday?

On a dark Friday two thousand years ago, Jesus of Nazareth was crucified. Powerful members of the religious, political, and military communities colluded to strip him naked, mock him publicly, and crucify him. Yet two millennia later, Christians—who believe that Jesus is the Son of God—celebrate …

Theology

9 Entertaining Books That Will Make You LOL

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p><b>Startup</b> by Doree Shafrir<p>“To call it expertly observed is an understatement.” Veteran journalist Shafrir, currently of BuzzFeed News, sharply skewers tech culture in a feminist satire that’s as addictive as it is biting. Read full book …

Books

6 Parental Lessons That Helped Bill Gates Become a Billionaire | Inc.com

One of my 13-year-old son's idols is Bill Gates. The fact that he is the richest man on Earth plays a part in that, but my son deeply respects how Gates uses his business savviness to address major world problems through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.<p>As a father, it is my job to try and …

Rule #3: Think Holy Thoughts (8 Rules for Growing in Godliness)

The Christian life is one of continually growing in obedience to God, of diligently working out the salvation Christ accomplished on our behalf. This …

Evangelical Christianity

User Stories Best and Worst Practices

For Training, Coaching, and Consulting engagements, please contact me for details on how I can help your organization.<p>Summary<p>This presentation got …

User Stories

40 New Netflix Shows And Movies We Can’t Wait To See

Ranked<p>When Netflix premiered <i>House of Cards</i> back in 2013, the idea that the streaming service—which until then wooed subscribers with other people’s content—could become a major player in original, prestige programming seemed quaint. But in just three years, Netflix has become a content industrial …

Entertainment

Stop Being Polite. Tackle Problems With Honesty | Inc.com

We recently had Kim Scott, a management and leadership expert hired by some of Silicon Valley's biggest tech firms, join us for Radiate. Her new book, <i>Radical Candor</i>, focuses on her distinct style of leadership coaching: advising managers and bosses to be open, honest, and direct in their feedback. …

CEOs

31 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Spring

It's a whole new season of fresh reads!

Books

12 Podcasts That Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Podcasts continue to grow in popularity as a convenient way to stay on top of all kinds of topics. As a result, the field is becoming steadily more crowded--a recent check of iTunes showed more than 100 podcasts with the word <i>leadership</i> in their title. Some are focused on special interests like …

Leadership

Beyond Lyme: New Tick-Borne Diseases On The Rise In U.S.

It all started in the shower. Tucker Lane looked down, and there they were.<p>"Two ticks, on my right hip, directly next to each other," he says.<p>At the time, Lane didn't think much about it. He grew up on Cape Cod. Ticks are everywhere there in the summer. "Just another tick bite. Not a big deal," he …

Disease

100 Parenting Memes That Will Keep You Laughing For Hours

ME: "Here's 100 memes!" YOU: *White guy blinking meme*

Another way to measure retirement readiness: Your 'Power Percentage'

If I were to approach you on the street and ask you how your financial life was going, on what basis would you answer the randomly invasive question?<p>You can spin your wheels for years and then eventually wander around aimlessly, if you use the wrong metric to evaluate your financial standing. It’s …

Personal Finance

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

Exercise

50 Jobs, Gigs and Side Hustles You Can Do From Home

If your dream is to work from home, and you don't know where to start, this list has something for you. Guaranteed.<p>Founder and CEO, AudienceBloom<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ah, working from home. If you're sick of long commutes to a boring office, where you're stuck …

Small Business