Angel Shannon

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I spent 5 years studying rich people. Here are the best pieces of advice I can give you about money

What secrets about managing money do the rich know that the average person doesn’t?<p>I spent five years trying to answer that question. I asked 233 …

Personal Finance

Maternal mortality rates rise as hospital safety measures go unused

Every year, thousands of women suffer life-altering injuries or die during childbirth because hospitals and medical workers skip safety practices known to head off disaster, a USA TODAY investigation has found.<p>Doctors and nurses should be weighing bloody pads to track blood loss so they recognize …

Pregnancy

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

5 Ways to Personalize Your Wedding For Your Guests

From escort cards to cocktails, here are little ways to make your wedding guests feel special.

Weddings

Easy Ways to Teach Kids About Emotions in Daily Life

Anthropologists say that Inuits, whose world is full of snow, have at least 50 words for variations of snow. Inuit children learn those words and …

Anger Management

Why Some People Can't Find Anyone to Marry

I was talking some time ago with a young, but not very young, friend of the family about why she had not married.<p>“There’s nobody around here that is …

Relationships

14 Photos That Prove Moms Beat The System Every Damn Time

When moms win, we win good.

How New York’s wealthy parents try to raise ‘unentitled’ kids

Wealthy parents seem to have it made when it comes to raising their children. They can offer their kids the healthiest foods, the most attentive caregivers, the best teachers and the most enriching experiences, from international vacations to unpaid internships in competitive fields.<p>Yet these …

Income Inequality

19 Baby Names That Might Raise Eyebrows In Other Languages

Just something to think about.<p>There are many factors to consider when choosing a name for a baby. One that might not come readily to mind is the global aspect.<p>Sometimes, for instance, a name that sounds lovely to a U.S. speaker might mean something inappropriate, silly, or simply unexpected when …

Lefties, you should feel very special

Only 1 in 10 humans are left handed. So why does it happen at all?<p>In graduate school, I earned beer money by modeling for life drawing classes in various art departments. (Don’t judge, grad school doesn’t pay well and beer isn’t free.) In the long hours standing around, I would survey the room and …

Biology

The big surprise I found in my marriage -- after nine years

I had been sitting on the edge of my bed for about 20 minutes when my wife, Raquel, walked in. I didn’t even look up.<p>“I can’t do this,” I said. “I can’t do it, I can’t do it, I can’t do it.”<p>Raquel walked over and sat next to me.<p>“I’m sorry,” she said, putting her hand on my back. “I hate to see you …

Alzheimer's Disease

I stopped forcing my kids to say thank you, and they learned true gratitude

By Larissa Kosmos<p>Imagine that you and I are chatting in the foyer of your home with our kids nearby, continuing to goof off together at the conclusion of this playdate. Our conversation dwindles to a natural end, and it’s time for my child and me to leave. I thank you for hosting; you reply with …

Don’t Settle For Someone Who Already Left You Once Before

You deserve someone who would never want to tear your heart apart.<p><i>This story was brought to you by</i> Thought Catalog <i>and</i> Quote Catalog.<p><i>By</i> Lauren Jarvis-Gibson<p>Please, please have some self respect. Do not go back to the person who ran from your beautiful love. Do not go back to the person who left your …

Relationships

Dad shares the hilarious conversations he has with his four young daughters

They're all under the age of six...<p>Anyone who has spent time around little kids knows that some of the things that come out of their mouths are …

Life looks good on the surface - so why are we all so lonely?

‘But you can’t be lonely,’ a friend tells me crossly. ‘You’re out every night.’ The backhanded compliment makes me laugh. But it also makes me sad.<p>On paper my life sounds glamorous. My Facebook and Twitter updates show evenings spent at film premieres and West End first nights. Last weekend I was …

Your child is not your confidant

By Cindy Lamothe<p>Many well-meaning parents tend to overshare what’s going on in their personal lives with their kids — whether it’s by telling them about their most recent conflict at work or complaining about issues at home with their partner.<p>But according to psychologists, continuously confiding …

Parenting

3 Stocks That Are Up 20% in January

The S&P 500 has risen less than 1% since the beginning of the year, but plenty of stocks posted double-digit gains during that time. Let's take a closer look at three stocks that have rallied about 20% in January -- <b>Shopify</b> (NYSE: SHOP), <b>Box</b> (NYSE: BOX), and <b>Workday</b> (NYSE: WDAY) -- and see if they can …

The Role of Color in Branding (Infographic)

The color of your logo will determine how it is perceived.<p>The power of color is often underestimated by consumers. But marketers spend a lot of time thinking about this important element.<p>In fact, color is one of the biggest factors that marketers and designers take into account when creating a …

Marketing

8 Weekly Habits of Remarkably Happy People

Its habitual and instinctive, that's why they're successful. Here's what they do different.<p>Ever wonder why some people appear happy all the time? It's like the happy switch has been permanently flipped to "on." Yes, you could say I'm a bit jealous, so I did a little digging around looking for …

INFOGRAPHIC: NASA's top houseplants for improving your wellbeing and removing air pollution

Next time you’re cruising Amazon for an air purifier, consider heading to your local nursery instead. Thirty years ago, NASA studied houseplants as a …

Self-improvement

What it's like to have kids in Sweden — the country with the best parental leave policies in the world

Susanna Le Forestier, a 41-year-old mother of two, didn't needed a study to tell her that.<p>"It's wonderful," the Stockholm native tells Business Insider.<p>Le Forestier is the head of the Events Unit at the Swedish Institute, a government agency that promotes all the great things Sweden is doing around …

Go with the gut – at uBiome Inc., science meets business opportunity

In Jessica Richman's vision of the future, meals will be designed according to each individual's mix of gut bacteria, and consumers will choose their facial creams based on an analysis of the micro-organisms in their skin.<p>That future is just around the corner, thanks in large part to innovations at …

Anne Hathaway just talked about fitting back into her pre-pregnancy clothes in the most relatable way

Anne Hathaway has always been one of the most relatable stars. Her big break, playing princess Mia Thermopolis in <i>The Princess Diaries</i>, introduced her …

6 Practices To Attract Love Into Your Life

So many people today are aching for love.<p>Almost every conversation I have about dreams, goals, failure, and success threads back to the essential need for people to feel and experience love. I'm sure I'm preaching to the choir here, yet there is one factor that is often overlooked--or purposefully …

Relationships

8 Things I Learned While Pretending to Be a Model at NYFW

I showed up backstage before the Tory Burch show at 7:35 a.m. exhausted from a week spent running around during the day and sipping martinis with the …

50 questions to ask your spouse on date night that can strengthen your marriage

You have caught the man of your dreams and love every second you spend together. That's great! Everyone wishes they could say the same thing. Even if …

Love Stories

6 things an Indian home should have

India is a country with a diverse mix of religions, cultures and traditions. However, one common thread that runs through the lives of most Indians …

This is the latest you should eat at night if you want to sleep well and not gain weight

Now you know you're not supposed to eat that late, because you've heard it's bad for you, but how late is too late?<p>Besides snacking, how late can dinner be?<p>Just like the circadian rhythm that controls our sleep, scientists think our bodies have a circadian clock for eating, too. And messing with …

Nutrition

Here's A Chart That Tells You When You Can Leave Your Kids Home Alone

Handy chart lets you know when your kids can finally fend for themselves<p>In case you’ve been wondering – and if you have young kids, you’ve <i>definitely</i> …

Parenting