Claire Ha

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The Beginner's Guide to Index Funds

Everything you need to know to start investing in index funds.<p>In Warren Buffett's 2016 letter to <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> shareholders he wrote, "If a …

Investing

How to Invest $1,000 a Month

Here's your step-by-step guide to building lasting wealth.<p>If you invested $1,000 per month and earned the historic market return, how much money …

Investing

What everyone gets wrong about introverts — including why they are not antisocial or lazy

• <b>Some people think introverts avoid social situations.</b>• <b><br>This isn't actually true; they just need more time to recharge after a lot of social …

Psychology

Warren Buffett Once Told a 14-Year-Old Kid the Secret to Success in 1 Simple Sentence

At a Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting over a decade ago, Warren Buffett tells a 14-year-old kid a success lesson that was meant for all of us.<p>On May 1, 2004, Berkshire Hathaway held its annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, where nearly 20,000 people attended this annual ritual.<p>As reporter Jason …

Here's How Resilient People Avoid Taking Things Personally

Next time you're feeling hurt or angry, this is what to do.<p>"It's not personal. It's just business." How many times have you heard those words when you were smarting over a job you didn't get or a pitch that got rejected, or a professional setback or slight? And how often have you found them …

7 phrases that will make you seem less confident at work

<b><br>Hey, I'm not sure if you have the time right now, but it would be great if you can read my latest column. Is that OK?</b><p>…said the weakest communicator ever.<p>Confidence is a powerful tool to gain respect and get stuff done.<p>As you compose emails/documents (and in conversation too), remove these …

This Is How Much Money You Should Have in Savings at Every Age

And the steps that will get you there.<p>Are you falling behind? Ellevest recently talked to 1,000 women about their money—and their lives. Based on the …

What You’re Worst At In Relationships, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

When it comes to relationships, no one is perfect. We all have our strengths, but we also have our weaknesses — it's just easier to ignore the …

Sample Letter of Recommendation

For an MBA Applicant<p>MBA applicants need to present at least one recommendation letter to admissions committees, though most schools ask for two or …

Mark Twain's 10 Tips for Writers

Mark Twain was a man who knew his way around the English language. We're talking about the guy responsible for such <i>bon mots</i> as "Golf is a good walk …

6 Behaviors That Push People Away From You

While the right people will always accept us for who we are, there are some behaviors we demonstrate that make it difficult for them to do so. …

22 Bad Habits to Give Up If You Want to Be Successful

What does it truly take to be successful?<p>People love to depict success as a single colossal goal; a mountain they have to surmount. But the truth is, that mountaintop doesn’t even exist if you can’t succeed at the small tasks that are right in front of you. Success isn’t the result of one home run. …

Laughter goes wild in Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

Wildlife

9 Brutal Truths About Emotional Intelligence Everyone Needs to Hear

Is E.I. all it's cracked up to be? Decide for yourself.<p>What's your emotional intelligence quotient?<p>Ever since Daniel Goleman's international best-seller <i>Emotional Intelligence</i> was released in 1995, interest in this quality has risen dramatically. Many psychologists and other experts claim that …

Why You Should Unfollow People You're Not Friends With Anymore

It's time to stop internet-stalking ex-BFFs.<p>You follow their feeds, you like their posts — but you haven't talked to them in years. Why do we haunt the people from our past?<p>Let me reassure you that I am not an internet stalker. But I will never resist the slightly shameful urge to pore over my …

From burkinis to the Koran: Why Islam isn't like other faiths

My parents, brother and I were on vacation in Florida, and we were talking about<p>Donald Trump. The idea of leaving America if a scary Republican wins has always been a joke among high-minded liberals who can just fly off and find a job in Toronto or Geneva. But for my family, the joke had taken on a …

The long, steady decline of literary reading

The percentage of American adults who read literature — any novels, short stories, poetry or plays — fell to at least a three-decade low last year, according to a new report from the National Endowment for the Arts.<p>In 2015, 43 percent of adults read at least one work of literature in the previous …

Literature

Knowing the Best Time to Buy Can Save You Big Money

Knowing the best time to buy is often tied to when retailers are making room for new product models or around seasonal shopping holidays. Shopping …

Shopping

8 Character Traits Mentally Strong People Avoid in Social Settings

Character Traits Mentally Strong People Avoid<p>We all feel mentally strong in ordinary situations and in our comfort zone. But in the adverse …

Self-help

I've become much less stressed thanks to a simple lesson from a meditation app loved by Wall Streeters and Olympic athletes

For the past eight months, I've been using the guided-meditation app Headspace every day, and it's had a noticeably positive effect on my mood.<p>I first heard about Headspace late last year on Tim Ferriss' podcast. Its proponents include Wall Streeters, Olympic athletes, and celebrity executives like …

31 Potluck Recipes That Will Blow Guests' Minds (and Only Take You 15 Minutes)

Problem: You’ve signed yourself up for a potluck get-together but your cooking expertise extends to boiling eggs and slapping together PB&Js. There's …

Healthy Eating