Christopher Andrade

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Why More People Should Probably Use Pre-Tax Retirement Accounts Instead of Roths

It's not about your income, it's about your tax rate.<p>Anyone saving for retirement has probably had to decide between saving in a Roth account versus …

Retirement

5 Things Successful People Do Every Sunday

Don't wake up Monday without doing these five things.<p>Successful people know that the week starts the moment their alarm sounds on Monday - and they're ready to get after it. It's not hard to realize that elite performers, and the people who live full lives, maximize all the different moments that …

reallife

38 lessons that will help you write a good business email

I had to write emails every day for 4 years in a high-pressured sales environment. During that time I screwed up a lot. I let my emotions show in …

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Some food for thought.<p><b>We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community for their go-to snacks to help them power through a study session. Here are some of their picks, along with several of our favorites! 🍫</b><p>1. Taco Popcorn<p>All you need to make good old popcorn much less boring is taco seasoning.<p>Get the …

Exposure Compensation Demystified

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Exposure compensation is a valuable …

One-Skillet Creamy Chicken Tortellini Is Here to Save Dinner

Stuck in a cooking rut? Forgot to meal plan? Thinking of ordering takeout? Not so fast — this one-skillet chicken with tortellini is here to save …

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read

Even if your intentions are professional and sincere.<p>Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,<p>I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I …

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Linguine Carbonara With Cauliflower

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cook the pasta according to the package directions, reserving ½ cup of the cooking water; drain the pasta and return it to the …

Recipes

Spiced Beef Kabobs with Herbed Cucumber and Tomato Salad Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Soak skewers in water 30 minutes. Meanwhile, place bread and water to cover in a small bowl; let stand 10 minutes. Using hands, …

15 Delicious and Filling Recipes That Are Under 400 Calories

It’s no secret that cooking at home is an easy way to eat healthier. If you’re convinced that low-cal means carrot sticks and salad, look to PureWow …

Healthy Eating

Mediterranean Chicken and Bulgur Skillet

Preheat oven to 400°F.<p>Sprinkle chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a 10-inch cast-iron or other …

Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation)

If you want to land an interview, create resumes and cover letters that are light on self-promotion and heavy on ingratiation.<p>While your résumé won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next …

Employment

Texas Brisket

Special equipment: 6 cups hickory wood chips, soaked in water for 30 minutes<p>Rinse brisket thoroughly under cold water and pat dry with paper towels. …

Old-Fashioned Slow Cooker Meatball Stew

A comforting, old-fashioned meatballs stew is a fabulous way to warm up on a cold winter evening. Imagine coming home to this meal after a day of …

Cooking

Next Week's Meal Plan: 5 No-Cook Dinners for the Week Ahead

Y'all, July is heating up to a swelter in Georgia right now following a rain-filled June. After a weekend of cooking in the heat, I'm saying no more …

Richard Blais Made The Yummiest Spaghetti And Meatballs Ever

Home cookin' at it's finest.<p>1 yellow onion, diced (about 1 cup)<p>4 cloves garlic, minced<p>1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>2 tablespoons tomato paste<p>1 (28 ounce) can whole tomatoes and their juices<p>¼ cup red wine<p>1 cup whole milk ricotta cheese<p>8 ounces ground pork<p>8 ounces ground beef<p>3 tablespoons …

The 4-Minute Abs Workout You’ll Love to Hate

There are so many ways to work your abs, but sometimes, you just don't have time for a long, complicated routine. The good news? You can get in a …

These Buffalo Chicken Totchos Will Probably Change Your Life

Swap tortilla chips for tater tots and FEEL THINGS!<p>2 pounds frozen tater tots<p>Buffalo Chicken:<p>2½ cups rotisserie chicken, shredded (bones and skin discarded)<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p>¾ cup buffalo sauce<p>2 green onions, thinly sliced<p>Cheese Sauce:<p>1½ cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese<p>1 tablespoon …

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Never Do Any of These 9 Things

Happiness isn't always about what you do. Happiness is often about what you don't do -- especially if it involves these nine things.<p>If you're less than happy with your life -- either personally or professionally -- the problem isn't education, upbringing , a lack of opportunities, being held back …

Self-improvement

The Most Effective, Least Boring Dumbbell Workout We’ve Tried

We have great news: You can get a brutal workout with minimal equipment and little time. The method is called an EMOM, or Every Minute on the Minute, …

Muscle

6 New Ways to Turn On Muscle Growth

Effective Lifting Methods You've Never Tried<p>Exercises vs. Methods<p>Newbies only think about exercises. Advanced lifters think more about methods, …

Muscle

Tip: 2 Reps Slow, 2 Reps Fast

With the tempo-contrast method, different types of contractions recruit more muscle fibers. Do 2 reps slow (5 seconds up, 5 seconds down) then 2 fast …

Recruitment

Make These 11 Changes at Breakfast to Save Calories and Lose Weight

There's no debate over whether you should choose a smoothie or a doughnut for breakfast, but when it comes to choosing between healthy foods, you'll want to make these easy swaps to save you hundreds of calories throughout the week.<p><b>Instead of this:</b><p><b>Eat this:</b><p><b>Calories Saved</b><p>2 tablespoons peanut butter: …

These superfoods from all over the world need to make it to your diet

From spirulina to matcha and chia seeds, these are the most nutrient-rich, detoxifying and energizing ingredients to add to your diet. Emma Sawko – …

Tip: Occlusion Training for Big Calves

No, you haven't tried everything to get your calves to grow. Take a look at this extreme method.<p>Getting calves to grow requires two things:<p>Obtaining …

Hypertrophy