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This Navy SEAL Says Your Lack of Motivation Does Not Matter (but This 1 Thing Does Big Time)

There is something much bigger at play when it comes to your success than merely being motivated.<p>Maybe you haven't heard of Jocko Willink, but there is a good chance you wouldn't want to make enemies with him.<p>Having spent 20 years in the U.S. Navy--with time spent commanding Task Unit Bruiser at …

7 Things I Never Do When Cooking in the Slow Cooker

Use any cooking method long enough and you're certain to develop some useful habits. Such is the case with pulling out my slow cooker on a very …

I Started Saying 'No' to These 6 Things. My Life and My Business Got a Lot Better.

The most difficult obstacles to get past are the ones we place in front of ourselves.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a people pleaser. It’s hard for me to say "no" to people who ask for something -- despite a reluctance inside of me. This has gotten me into trouble …

5 things you must understand about money as a grown-ass adult

You're a grownup. You know you should be worried about the economy right now. You know you need to pay your rent, student loan repayments and credit …

Personal Finance

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29 movies you have to see this holiday season

We have hit the prestige movie season. While some get excited about the summer and its big blockbusters, 2016 didn't have the most exciting summer at the cineplex. Others (like me) love when the holidays are upon us because that's when the Oscar-worthy movies come out on a weekly basis.<p>Yes, there …

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Three Fiercely Dangerous Mass Surveillance Scandals that Vindicate Edward Snowden

In December 2015, Julian Assange made the disheartening statement that “mass surveillance is here to stay.” The Wikileaks founder said it’s already …

Why Would You Trust Politicians With Your Gun Rights?

There’s a reason people say, “If you want something done right, better do it yourself.”<p>Our gun rights are certainly no exception.<p>Author's Bio: Jenn …

The Mistakes You Must Avoid If You Want To Grow Your Wealth | Founder's Guide

We all want to grow our wealth. We want to be in a better position in a few years from now than at present. Yet a lot of us have trouble really …

LORD TURNER: 'We may be at a turning point in the nature of capitalism'

In an interview with Business Insider, Lord Turner said: "We have an economic malaise where the capitalism system is not delivering as well or to enough people to maintain its legitimacy.<p>"There's a certain sort of equality of citizenship that requires that everybody does OK. I think that may …

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6 Scientific Theories That Reveal Humanity's Narcissism

As a child, you may have laughed at people of previous centuries who believed the Sun revolved around the Earth. The egocentrism that put us at the …

India’s rich prefer to invest in real estate and gold over stocks and bonds

Ultra high net-worth people typically have a significant percentage of their wealth invested in non-financial assets. First-generation entrepreneurs …

3 Smart Mortgage Moves

The average interest rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage recentlyhit 3.47%, very close to the 3.31% all-time low of November, 2012. Clearly, it's a great time to be borrowing money in order to invest in a home, as loans have rarely been this inexpensive. If you're not savvy, though, you can …

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7 Reasons Why You Are Drowning in Debt

Being 100% free of all your debt is a dream more than 30% of Americans people struggle with. Imagine being able to sleep a full night's sleep, with every single worry swiped from your mind.<p>Getting overwhelmed with debt have many repercussions. Aside from the emotional toll, debt could have a …

Best wrinkle creams for men – Top rated anti-aging products at Amazon

A short guide for men who want to preserve the youthfulness of their skin by choosing an effective wrinkle cream. Read our best wrinkle creams for …

Should you ditch your big bank for a credit union?

Credit unions offer the same products and services as banks, but they’re not-for-profit organizations.<p>What do bread and credit unions have in common? …

2016 Gift Guide: Hunting & Outdoor Gear - Tools

<b>Here are some ideas to ponder for anyone who enjoys hunting, camping, hiking, and just spending time in the great outdoors.</b><p>By GRIT Editors<p>Cooler<p>The …

Are You - Should You Be - A Wealth Builder?

<b>Review every investment's progress and prospects frequently</b><p>But don't do them all at the same time. Do each one individually as their circumstances …

A New One-Stop Shop for Finding Cheap Flights

If you love the thrill of booking a great flight deal, you likely also know the frustration of having to sort through dozens (or even hundreds) of …

Flying

At least 53 arrested as thousands take to the streets for Million Mask March in London

Police and protesters appeared to be anticipating clashes before the march began.<p>At least 53 people have been arrested at the Million Mask March in …

Keeping your money too close to home could cost you

If you’re an investor, the ideal opportunity would be one that promised you great return for little risk. But, in reality, hitting that one perfect bet is tough, if not impossible: a company’s revenues can shift, its industry may fall out of favor, or economic news may suddenly paint a different …