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Never Complain; Never Explain | The Art of Manliness

<i>Never complain; never explain.</i><p>This pithy little maxim was first coined by the British politician and prime minister Benjamin Disraeli, and adopted as …

How to Overcome Morning Peevishness: Advice from an Antarctic Explorer | The Art of Manliness

There are many lessons to be learned from the divergent ways Roald Amundsen and Robert Falcon Scott led their teams in the race to be the first to …

4 Simple Things to Do When You’re Stuck In a Creative Rut

Find instant inspiration with these smart strategies<p>You might not be a painter staring at a blank canvas. But if you’ve ever despaired late into the night, struggling to pull together a presentation about improving your company’s quarterly numbers, then you know how hard it can be to think …

Creativity

What To Learn From Eli Manning's Leadership Eyes

The Denver Broncos and their quarterback Peyton Manning had just scored the clinching touchdown in the Super Bowl. The camera turned from the field to the Manning family, where Peyton’s brother had a look of consternation instead of celebration. The internet lit up with people scolding him for not …

NFL

How to Build Your Net Worth | The Art of Manliness

Do you feel like you’re not getting ahead with your finances? That no matter how hard you work or how much extra money you earn, you’re still in the …

Personal Finance

Podcast: Systemize Your Work & Life for Success | The Art of Manliness

Are you an entrepreneur or a manager, and feel like every day at work you’re just putting out fires? Or in your personal life, do you go home and …

Self-improvement

4 Income Tax Mistakes to Avoid

Tax mistakes can mean much more than just a computation error. The tax code is long and complex, so it's not surprising that wrong assumptions about …

How to Read a Book a Week

It was the late 1980s and I was sitting in a university lecture hall listening to Abbie Hoffman, an author and an activist, ranting about my generation’s indifference. Next to me was Gloria Emerson, a brilliant and eccentric journalist and author. We were discussing Hoffman’s talk when I told her …

Writing

How to Create a Life Plan in 5 Easy Steps | The Art of Manliness

The craftsman is an archetype of manliness that has been with us for millennia. We admire his ethos — his independence, his work ethic, and his …

9 Employee Engagement Archetypes

Employment

Ultimately Glossary of Strength Training Terms | The Art of Manliness

Like any domain, strength training has its own jargon and “secret language” that participants use. For the novice who’s just beginning his journey …

Biomechanics

"Strategy That Works" How Winning Companies Close the Strategy-to-Execution Gap

Before a Meeting, Tell Your Team That Silence Denotes Agreement

HBR STAFF<p>The meeting seemed to go smoothly. Bill, the executive vice president of sales at a global company, had gathered his extended leadership team — a group of more than 20 people — and outlined his latest plan to reconfigure the sales organization. When he asked if anyone had concerns, there …

Management

Influence, Persuasion, & Personal Presentation: Why to Look Your Best | The Art of Manliness

Are you intentionally making mistakes at work to make yourself look incompetent?<p>Are you purposely sabotaging your presentations?<p>Are you setting …

How to Develop Situational Awareness | The Art of Manliness

There’s a scene at the beginning of <i>The Bourne Identity</i> where the film’s protagonist is sitting in a diner, trying to figure out who he is and why he …

Your 2015 IRA Contribution Will Hurt Your Kid's College Aid In 2016-2017

That IRA contribution you are about to make may lower your tax bill for 2015, but it won’t help your child’s college aid eligibility in 2016-2017. IRA contributions get “added back” to your adjusted gross income in the financial aid formulas used to determine a student’s need-based aid eligibility. …

The 2 Big Misconceptions About Long-Term Care

<i>(Editor’s Note: This article is part of Next Avenue’s 2015 Influencers in Aging</i> <i>project honoring 50 people changing how we age and think about aging.)</i><p>There are many uncertainties in retirement. For example, we don’t know how long we are going to live, what the interest rates will be or how the stock …

Your February Financial To-Do List

It's nearly Valentine's Day, and I'm not opposed to spending a little money to give bon bons, bouquets, and bling to your loved one. But this month …

Personal Finance

4 Reasons Expat Retirees Are Happier Than You

Which will make you happier: retiring in the United States or retiring abroad?<p>Only you can determine the answer for yourself. But here’s what my site, Best Places in the World to Retire, found when it surveyed 389 expats (living mostly in Panama, Nicaragua and Belize) and asked them: <i>What is your</i> …

2016 Guide To College Financial Aid, The FAFSA And CSS Profile

<b>Please view the updated 2017 version of this guide for important updates and changes.</b><p>Unfortunately, almost everything you’ve read about college financial aid is probably wrong. New rules affecting when and how students apply for financial aid will impact families and colleges over the next few …

The Importance Of Interest Rates To Investors, Retirees, And The Economy

Interest rates are one of the most important aspects of the American economic system. They influence the cost of borrowing, the return on savings, and are an important component of the total return of many investments. Moreover, certain interest rates provide insight into future economic and …

How to Fund a Down Payment

More than one-third of respondents in Consumer Reports’ national homeownership survey of more than 1,500 millennials said they didn’t own a home …

Personal Finance

10 Tips for Home Buying and Selling

Buying or selling a home for the first time is like learning to play chess. There are terms to master, skills to learn, strategies to grasp, …

Real Estate

Is Time Dilation Real?

Is time dilation real? Such as when something speeds up or when nearing a black hole, like in <i>Interstellar</i>?<p>Time dilation is real! And anyone who uses a GPS, or the “My Location” option on Google Maps, is making direct use of the fact that time dilation is real.<p>The idea behind time dilation is just …

Things to Keep in the Car | The Art of Manliness

When I was growing up, I noticed that my dad kept his car well-stocked with supplies. A lot of the equipment was for his job busting poachers as a …

Statesman Defined: The 4 Qualities of a True Statesman | The Art of Manliness

Here in the United States, the inauguration of our next president is a year away, and the primary season is in full swing. Journalists and pundits …

How to Protect Yourself From Phishing

Last fall, Facebook users began receiving an alarming email warning. "For security reasons, your account will be disabled permanently," said the …

Identity Theft

FAFSA Mistakes to Avoid

If you’re headed to college this fall, one of the most important tests you’ll take happens before you even set foot on campus. It involves answering …

College & University

Why Most Professionals Will Never Become Millionaires

A lot of factors go into becoming a self-made millionaire. For example, hard work and a lot of it are regularly essential. Hard work is critical to becoming a wealthy celebrity or a successful business owner or a profitable investment advisor. Another factor is that self-made millionaires know what …

10 Upgrades Under $1,000 That Increase Home Values

A clean, well-maintained home in tiptop condition will yield maximum profit when it comes time to sell. However, you don’t have to shell out the big bucks to make sure your house is in mint condition. There are a number of upgrades you can do for under $1,000 that will impress buyers and prompt …

Home Improvement