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21 Easy, Healthy Cooking Tips For Lazy People

Lazy chefs, rejoice.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Healthy Eating

7 apps that could help you save more money in 2017

New year, new you, right?<p>Fixing your terrible financial habits — by stashing away money for retirement, lowering your tax bill, you know the drill — …

Here are the books 8 of America's most prestigious private schools have students read over the summer

It's a time to indulge in the texts that are most appealing, without scrutiny: an easy beach read, a guilty pleasure, or that book you've always meant to start.<p>But students at America's most prestigious private schools must still endure the rigors of homework during their summer vacations with a …

You Only Need 3 Months To Become A Brand New You (With This Self-Improvement Approach)

You’re sitting in your living room watching a new Tony Robbins motivational documentary about changing yourself. By the end, you’re so excited about …

13 Top Authors on the Best Books of 2016

Susan Cain, Adam Grant, and more on their favorite reads of the year.<p>2016 has certainly seen its share of ups and downs. From the stress of the …

Books

5 Money Challenges to Try in 2017

If you want to get your finances in shape in 2017, a money challenge is a good place to start. Not only can tackling one serve the practical purpose …

How I paid off more than $70,000 in student loans in 9 months

I’ve been putting off this post for a while now because the lifestyle I created for myself to pay off my student loans has taken hold. Now that the …

7 TED Talks on Happiness That Will Make You Smile From Ear to Ear

Fact: Bad days happen to good people. Even when you give up those old habits to be happier, switch up your morning routine, and do that one thing all …

5 Books That Will Make You Happier, According to Bibliotherapists

A book a day keeps the doctor away?<p>We're all familiar with the way a book can help us temporarily escape from reality (that's why we love summer reading so much, after all), but did you know that reading books can literally act as therapy?<p>That's right: Reading therapy, a.k.a. bibliotherapy, is the …

Six Tips to Make Your Budget Foolproof

Shares 410<p>While most people are well aware they should exercise more, few take the steps to get started. Depressed about their bodies, they continue …

Opinion: How to buy low and sell really high in the stock market

Investors tend to chase performance, flocking to stocks that have posted the best recent performance. But that strategy can easily backfire.<p>Hot …

Does It Matter If I Don't Pay My Card Balance In Full?

It’s no surprise that travel rewards credit cards are a common topic of conversation here at TPG. Taking advantage of top sign-up bonuses and …

Personal Finance

ASK A FINANCIAL PLANNER: 'How much money should I keep in my bank accounts?'

<i>How much should I keep in my checking and savings accounts? And where should I keep my emergency fund?</i><p>It's important to have cash available for both regular and unexpected expenses.<p>For obvious reasons, your checking and savings accounts should have enough money in them to cover these costs — but …

9 Ways to Tell If a Stock is Worth Buying

One of the most effective ways a person can build wealth over the long term is by investing in stocks.When you own a share of stock, you own a …

Investing

Top 10 books writers should read

Writing a novel from scratch, which is to say without training, was such an unexpected odyssey that I was prompted to recall the discoveries in my new book, Release the Bats – as much to remind myself where the power lay as to pass the keys on to others trying their luck. I didn’t read a lot before …

Books

41 Books to Motivate You to Become Your Best Self

Live Your Startup Dream Without Leaving Your Day Job<p><i>By Patrick J. McGinnis<br>April; Portfolio; $28</i><p>Everyone knows that building a startup means hard work …

Sigmund Freud

Top 10 Nutrition And Workout Tips For Women Who Want To Lose 50 Pounds In 4 Months

Although the statistics claim that men and women suffer weight issues alike, the women folk will agree it's a tougher battle for them. Men have it …

10 Motivational TED Talks to Watch With Breakfast | Inc.com

One of my favorite innovations in recent years is the idea of TED Talks. Whether you attend a session in person or watch online, you can learn and gain inspiration and see and hear people tell their stories and share their expertise firsthand. It's accessible, substantive information on virtually …

Goal Setting

9 Steps to Saving a $10,000 Emergency Fund

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Building up your savings isn't easy. After all, a whopping 62% of Americans have under $1,000 in savings, found a GOBankingRates survey. And only 14% have $10,000 or more.<p>But having a significant amount of money saved is extremely important, especially if an emergency …

Personal Finance

Say Cheese! How to take better pictures with your phone

Sorry mom, but you don’t take very good pictures with your phone. You don’t have to be an expert, in fact, I think I still have a lot to learn when …

Must read: top 10 Android stories

This week we compared the Nexus 6P and the HTC 10, the LG G5 with the LG G4, talked about Apple’s high iPhone prices and explained what you need to know about high-capacity microSD cards on Android. Here’s the news of the week!<p>Who wants to win a Galaxy S7 Edge, HTC 10 or LG G5?<p>Want to win a Samsung …

Mobile Technology

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

5 Lifetime Habits of the World's Wealthiest People | Inc.com

Why do certain people become extraordinarily wealthy while others do not?<p>Great wealth, of the non-inherited kind, is not an accident. The extraordinarily successful people who make it have habits that set them apart from everyone else.<p>These habits can be incorporated into your daily life and if …

Self-improvement

How to Take Professional Looking Photos: Mobile Phone Versus DSLR

Hint: sometimes it is the camera…<p>Last Sunday morning, my son Isaac was sitting at our dining room table eating breakfast with a typical …

Photography

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life | Inc.com

There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We find their messages so compelling, we know we can turn to them whenever we feel dragged down and …

Motivation

How to take better pictures with your Android phone

In today’s smartphone-centric world, everybody and their mom (quite literally) has a camera in their pockets at all times, and the end result is millions of pics splashed all over the web. Of course, anyone can snap a photo and share it with the world, but taking a <i>good</i> pic is another story.<p>We all …

Mobile Photography