Blake Jeffries

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Don’t buy legal documents online without reading this story

The online legal document business is booming as consumers have figured out that they can get everything from a will to a lease to a divorce for a …

Small Business

California police pull over self-driving Google car for going too slowly

A police officer pulled over a car in California recently with the intention of giving the driver a ticket, but there was one problem: there was no …

Roads

My brother is pressuring our mother to sign over her house

<b>Dear Moneyologist,</b><p>Several years ago, my father developed dementia. My parents’ real estate deed of trust was written in my mother, father, uncle and …

Siblings

My father died and my sister emptied the $100,000 in his bank account

<b>Dear Moneyologist,</b><p>During Christmas 2012, my father told my sister and me that he had made my sister a signatory on his bank account so she could pay …

Personal Finance

Four traditional habits every small business should break

Have you ever wondered about handshakes: Respected business owners stand with their backs straight, looking each other in the eye while they compete to crush each other's fingers?<p>The handshake may be a time-honored tradition that's here to stay. But, contrary to many business beliefs, not all …

8 Cheaper Alternatives to Popular European Destinations

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/alcuin lai</i><p>Rome, Munich, the French Riviera -- all European bucket list spots renowned for their history, their culture, and their affinity for chain smoking and tiny cars. But you know else they're known for? Overpriced everything. And hoards of visitors …

Twenty-one ways to achieve wealth and success

In his book, <i>Rich Habits – The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don't stop to monitor their everyday patterns? Below I've summarized 19 of his …

Five presentation lessons from Apple’s new rising star

Since I wrote a book titled <i>The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs</i>, I've been searching for a presenter – at Apple or any other company – who comes close to sharing Jobs' presence on stage. It hasn't been easy. Jobs was charismatic, inspiring, humorous, dramatic, engaging and polished, and his …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity