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How to Boost Math Skills in the Early Grades

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How to make a successful career change after 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>If you want to change careers in your 50s or 60s, it’ll be useful to know what Dawn …

Employment

10 Types of Push Up to Build Muscle and Improve Performance

The simple push up is a tough exercise. While people at gyms spend lots of time on benches and other fancy equipment, push-ups may be an even more …

US stocks hold on to an early rally; Oil prices fall

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday as investors braced for the implementation of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports at midnight Washington time, and likely similar measures by Beijing on U.S. exports.<p>Upbeat economic data and overnight gains on U.S. stock markets helped …

Passport-free travel? New technology changing the airport experience

Passengers may soon have a more hands-free and hassle-free airport experience thanks to advances in biometric technology.<p>Sydney Airport in Australia has begun the initial phase of testing facial recognition technology on select international flights for Qantas, the country’s flag carrier. When …

How your age affects your appetite

We all need food every day, but our changing relationship with it through the years can have a big impact on our health.<p>Do you eat to live or live to eat? We have a complicated relationship with food, influenced by cost, availability and even peer pressure. But something we all share is appetite – …

Nutrition

This One Sentence Will Help You Get The Job

The interview process—like a lot of things in life—can become unnecessarily over-complicated. Sometimes there are very easy solutions to a challenging situation, which are often overlooked due to its simplistic nature. I’d like to offer you an example of an easy-to-do hack to get the job offer you …

Career Development

Want to Retire Abroad? These Are the Friendliest Countries for Expats

Thinking of working or retiring abroad? Some countries look upon foreign residents with suspicion or unease. Wherever you go, you'll probably want to …

11 Supplements To Help You Live Longer

1 of 7<p>pat hastings/getty images<p>Stay stronger, longer<p>The recipe for awesome aging? Healthy whole foods and enough exercise (like adding these 10-minute routines for a stronger, leaner body from <i>Prevention's</i> super-popular Fit in 10 workouts!), of course, but a few strategically selected supplements …

No, Really: This Is the Secret to Age-Proofing Your Brain

When you think about age-proofing your brain, what's the first thing that springs to mind? Eating healthier food, exercising more, and quitting bad …

You Should Plan On Switching Jobs Every Three Years For The Rest Of Your Life

The stigma of being a flaky job-hopper is quickly becoming a thing of the past, and that’s a good thing.<p>Changing jobs every couple of years used to look bad on a resume. It told recruiters you can’t hold down a job, can’t get along with colleagues, or that you’re simply disloyal and can’t …

Millennials on track to have worse health problems than their parents by middle age, new study finds

Millennials are to become the first generation to have worse health problems than their parents when they reach middle age, according to a new study.<p>The impact of employment, relationships and housing on people currently in their 20s and 30s will lead to a higher risk of "lifestyle" diseases such …

Research

Back pain: how to live with one of the world’s biggest health problems

The most common cause of disability is a condition as old as time itself. But is the industry that has built up around scans, injections and opioids a waste of time?<p>My alarm went off one morning about 18 months ago and I woke up to realise I was in agony. It was my back. I tried moving, I tried …

The five “Parts Unknown” episodes you have to watch

Netflix announced today that although <i>Parts Unknown</i>, Anthony Bourdain’s travel show on CNN had been scheduled to leave the streaming service on June 16, in the wake of his death last week, they would keep the episodes indefinitely.<p>Currently there are eight seasons, each with eight one-hour episodes …

South Korea

SciencOnly 8 Percent of People Actually Achieve Their Goals. Here Are 7 Things They Do Differently

Most of the time, it comes down to simple habits to keep us accountable.<p>According to the University of Scranton, a whopping 92 percent of people who set New Year's goals never actually achieve them. You can count me in that group. Failing to meet goals is pretty frustrating and can set you …

4 Times It Pays to Accept a Lower Salary

In the course of your career, you're apt to land in situations where you're choosing between two jobs, and two distinct salaries. Most people will …

Japan’s recovery is the greatest economic success story never told

The world needs a new poster child for failure.<p>For a long time, you see, that was supposed to be Japan. The conventional wisdom was that its timid response to its own great crash turned what should have been a few bad years into a lost decade — a period from which it never fully recovered. But …

Economics

The Energizing 4-Step Morning Routine You Can Adopt Tomorrow (No Painful Wake-Up Times Required)

How to fueling the body and the mind for a non-stop day.<p>Finding the optimal morning routine has been the subject of many productivity articles of late. Some say you have to wake up at 5 a.m. (or earlier!) to really get things done. Others suggest taking your time in the morning so as to fully let …

This savings-account hack will give you almost 20 times what you’re earning now

The world is awash with cash, but you don’t seem to be getting any of it from your bank account.<p>Banks pay almost nothing for deposits these days — …

Personal Finance

This Couple Created A Multilevel Curriculum To Teach All Ages Financial Literacy

Financial literary is an essential topic not often taught to individuals at an early age. More notably, the financial trials that plague misinformed kids eventually grow to haunt adults in a similar way.<p>For a majority of kids growing up without a safety net or parents who’ve achieved true financial …

Personal Finance

How To Stand Out As A Small Consultancy And Crush Goliaths

I run into a lot of high-level consultants who have had the guts to leave their stodgy large corporations to start their own shops. They usually do so because they are fed up with the old fashioned processes and bureaucracy and believe they can do it better while experiencing more freedom and …

High Level

How to be happy in today’s crazy world: 3 secrets from research

Sometimes it feels like the world is actively conspiring against your happiness. Now before you start folding your tin foil hat, let me say that you …

Happiness

How to save another $550 a month

<b>Who couldn’t use an extra $550 each month? Good news: Making these small (and pretty painless) adjustments to your spending habits can help you get</b> …

Personal Finance

35 things you should know about money by the time you’re 35

<b>By the time you’ve reached your 30s, you’ve probably heard dozens of financial acronyms and terms thrown around—from APRs to IRAs, expense ratios to</b> …

Personal Finance

Online-only savings accounts are banking's best-kept secret

Interest rates have been low for so long that there are entire generations that do not remember anything else. For savings accounts, this has meant …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

I'm a financial planner, and this is the best advice I can give to people who are new to investing

One of the questions I'm most frequently asked has to do with what's needed to begin investing. Some folks want to know how much money they need to begin. Others have a strong desire to buy a few stocks they heard about. And then there are people who have spent a long time thinking about getting …

Investing

8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

Time Management

31 Inconvenient Career Truths

We career counselors and coaches are too often guilty of puffing our clients. We feel it’s wiser, or at least more comfortable, to err on the side of …