Catherine Casquero

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6 things that can cost you if you do them yourself

Slide 1 of 8<p>In theory, DIY-ing everything — from oil changes to laundry to taxes — sounds like a smart way to save money. But when you sit down and …

Home Improvement

100 Tips to Be Your Best Self in 2016!

<i>This post originally appeared on mydailyvibe.com</i><p>A brand new year is always exciting! We are filled with anticipation, we resolve to achieve our goals and make our dreams come true. Given that this is a fantastic time to reflect, visualize and plan, here are 100 tips to be the best possible version …

The Power of Compassion: A Holiday Gift

There was nothing soft about my father. He was old-school strict and often brutally harsh. Seeking comfort from him was like trying to buy milk at a hardware store. To his credit, he was an excellent provider. But a lousy Dad.<p>The truth is I didn't know my father. No one did.<p>He was an enigmatic man …

Entrepreneurial Startup Advice You MUST Remember

Launching a startup is a unique experience for everyone. There’s no one right way to do it. But there are some tips and common mistakes that can give …

Entrepreneurship

The 20 Most Beautiful Places in Italy

Few parts of the world can claim so rich a store of art, architecture, music, and food—or so intense a range of natural beauty, from craggy mountains to verdant hills to coasts of shattering beauty. No list of "bests" or "tops" from among the thousands of possibilities could be definitive. So …

How can I boost the nutrition of my meals without using supplements?

<b>The Question</b><p>How can I increase the nutritional value of my regular meals? I prefer not to take supplements. What are some healthy ingredients I can easily add to meals and snacks, and what do they offer?<p><b>The Answer</b><p>There are plenty of ways to infuse more fibre, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and …

Are You Too Proud To Be Rich? When Uber Drivers Make More Than Most Uber Employees

Recently, I, along with several other drivers met with<b></b> <b>Uber’s</b> marketing and operations team in their offices for being the Bay Area’s top referrers. …

Seven penalty-free ways to withdraw money from retirement accounts

Most financial planners and analysts recommend against withdrawing money from retirement accounts for anything except retirement. However, there are …

What’s the best way to remove pesticides from fruits and vegetables?

<b>The Question</b><p>Is rinsing fruit and vegetables under water effective at removing pesticides? Should I use a store-bought produce wash instead? Are there some fruits and vegetables that, no matter how I clean them, I should buy organically grown?<p><b>The Answer</b><p>There is a growing concern among Canadians …

4 strategies for remembering everything you learn

• Knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• Knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kind of skips one of them, which is problematic, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

How to Shave Years Off a 30-Year Mortgage

Most strategies to pay off your mortgage faster involve making radical principal prepayments or moving to a shorter-term debt structure. But here's a way to pay your loan off faster by refinancing your home using your lender's money.<p>Here's a quick finance lesson: Lenders generate more revenue on …

3 Investing Lessons You Won't Learn in Business School

Learn these essential real-world truths.<p>A business school degree may get you a job on Wall Street, but it won’t do much in terms of making you a …

Investing

Quick, Easy DIY Shelves That'll Solve Your Storage Woes

<i>By: Alex Robinson</i><p><i>Credit: IStock/Ojo_Images</i><p>Shelves do more than solve your storage problems; they give you a chance to show off the copy of Infinite Jest you'll start any day now and make a room feel organized, clean, and sparkly. If you've been putting off installing some because you think you …

9 Things Professional Organizers Do Every Day

There's a reason they never lose their keys.<p>We're not sure if organizing pros are born or made, but good news: Tova Weinstock (aka "Tidy Tova") bets on the latter. The professional organizer says that anyone can make a few tiny changes to their everyday routine to get (and keep) their house in …

H&M; Home's Head Of Design Proves Why You Should Only Live With Things You Love

Evelina Kravaev Söderberg makes a home in Stockholm that's brimming with Swedish charm.<p>You know when you've found "the one" — that perfectly laid out, naturally lit, minimal-work-required gem of a home. Evelina Kravaev Söderberg knew the moment she walked into her Stockholm, Sweden apartment, and …

12 Important Differences Between Employees and Entrepreneurs

Are you able to sacrifice your time and money for building your dream empire?<p>Or<p>Are you worried about your monthly paycheck only?<p>Are you working for a company with an intention of starting something on your own?<p>Or<p>Are you working for a company with an intention of acquiring a permanent position?<p>Do …

Before & After: A $1,500 Kitchen Makeover

(Image credit: Frou Frugal | Hometalk)<p>While this "before" kitchen we came across on Hometalk definitely has a few things going for it — ample counter …

10 Steps to a Happier Life, Backed By Research

I went through a number of great books on happiness and pulled together ten research-based tips that can help build a happier life:<p>1) Cut the small …

Thinking Skills Of Successful People

8 vegetables it’s better to eat raw

<b>(AP)</b><p>You’ll get the most out of these cancer-fighting cruciferous veggies if you don’t cook them<p>Reynard Loki<p>July 21, 2015 9:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Cooking vegetables is usually a good idea: Heat breaks down cell walls, releasing antioxidants. But heating cruciferous …

Nutrition

The 20 Best Foods to Eat for Breakfast

These staples and mix-ins will give you all the energy and nutrients you need in the morning.

Breakfast