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Lessons learned from our highest read Cash Confessionals in 2017

<b>Industry:</b> Banking & Finance <b><br>Position:</b> Senior Financial Analyst <b><br>Yearly salary:</b> $100,000 <b><br>Extra income:</b> $68,000, which stems from my four properties that I …

The Fertility Diet That Changed My Life

If you are dealing with infertility or having a hard time TTC, you probably feel that you have tried every single thing possible.<p>When we were TTC, I …

Pregnancy

A couple that banked $50,000 last year shares their No. 1 money-saving tip

Financial blogger Matt and his fiancee managed to save more than $50,000 in 2016.<p>But the Chicago-based couple hasn't always been money savvy. Up …

6 smart ways to save your money, according to people who’ve socked away thousands

Here at CNBC Make It, we tell a lot of stories about people who've overhauled their finances for the better.<p>Some of these people are millionaire …

Here's a budget breakdown of a couple that makes $500,000 a year and still feels average

Americans are falling short when it comes to saving. Even some families earning six-figures have little to no savings.<p>As the example of one New York …

Personal Finance

20 Important Things You Need to Know To Lose Body Fat

Who doesn’t want to lose a few pounds of body fat? Whether you’re looking to look better in a swimsuit or have general health and fitness goals, …

Fitness

A Trainer Says This Is How Long You Need to Lift Weights to See "Noticeable Results"

Trainers

This 35-Year-Old Mother Is Saving $85,000 a Year in New York City and Plans to Retire in 5 Years. Here’s How

And a third child is on the way.<p>Jamila Souffrant has learned to embrace the journey, whether that’s her 90-minute, one-way commute from Brooklyn to …

A Story of a Fuck Off Fund

You’re telling your own story: You graduated college and you’re a grown-ass woman now. Tina Fey is your hero; Beyoncé, your preacher.<p>You know how to …

Mayan Abdominal Massage for TTC- Easy Self Fertility Massage that helped me get Pregnant!

It was my first fertility acupuncturist who taught me how to do a very simple daily self-fertility massage while trying to conceive based on Mayan …

Pregnancy

Halle Berry Swears By The Keto Diet—Here's Exactly What She Eats

She says it helps manage her type 2 diabetes—and look damn good too.<p>Guys, Halle Berry. At 51, she's still got me saying <i>damn, girl</i>.<p>While, yes, those looks are definitely genetics, the actress also swears by the ketogenic diet—for weight management <i>and</i> to help manage her type 2 diabetes, which she was …

Diabetes

Why It’s Okay To Cut Toxic Family Members Out of Your Life

We get it, your connection with your family is supposed to be this mythical bond that nobody and nothing can break—however, sometimes it’s okay to …

Mental Health

The Real Meaning of the Term "Help Meet"

One of the most frequently misunderstood terms in the bible is the term "help meet" in the book of Genesis. In Genesis 2:18 it says, "And the Lord …

How to assert yourself when you’re dismissed

Have you ever sat in a meeting and felt ignored or utterly unimportant? Perhaps you offered up an idea that someone else seized upon. Maybe you …

New York City

Maternity mojo: Boosting your career during maternity leave

When the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to her first baby, Prince George, she returned to her royal duties when he was just 1 month old. However, …

9 words and phrases that make any professional look weak

<i>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?</i><p>…said the weakest communicator …

Employment

These are the 20 best trips to take if you have work burnout

Burnout is a real problem for American workers. One of the solutions to help relieve some of your stress would be to take a vacation and yet people …

5-Day Debt Reduction Plan: Pay It Off

This post contains references to products from our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. The content is …

10 reasons why doctors spend too much money

Once every couple of years I have medical students from the local medical school over for dinner. At some point, the conversation usually turns to …

Why Recruiters HATE the Functional Resume Format

<b>“Recruiters hate the functional resume,”</b> a veteran recruiter in the healthcare industry told Jobscan. “It’s a waste of time.”<p>Most resumes utilize the …

Micosoft FTE Max level Money Extraction

I joke that we are paid in Gold bars at Microsoft because it feels like so much money. On top of the standard issued gold bars Microsoft offers a …

52 Easy Summer Seafood Recipes You Can Whip Up in 20 Minutes

It happens every year: The weather gets warmer, we pull our summer dresses out of storage and, like clockwork, we’re craving lobster rolls. And …

The Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet is based on the traditional foods eaten by people living in the Mediterranean region, especially Greece. It's loaded with …

Nutrition

22 Secrets Your Real Estate Agent Isn’t Telling You

Get some insight on selling a house from people who do it all the time<p>The majority of visitors aren’t buyers—they’re nosy neighbors—and that gives me …

Real Estate

10 Things Wealthy People Do Every Day

View Gallery<p>10 photos<p>Petar Chernaev / iStock.com<p>Money can’t buy everything, but some things can buy money — which the rich know all too well. In …

Ready to Try the Keto Diet? Here's a 7-Day Meal Plan to Get You Going

They always say starting your diet is the hardest part. I agree that it is difficult to stop your old habits and transition into new ones, but I think there's something even harder. That's sticking to your new diet. You may be loving the diet, but sometimes it can get boring eating the same things …

Healthy Eating

This Dietitian Shows The 6 Meals She Eats in a Day to Stay Fit

When it comes to eating healthy, there's no one-size-fits-all approach. Some people prefer to eat three square meals a day while others eat five or six smaller meals throughout the day. For dietitian Leanne Ward (@the_fitness_dietitian on Instagram), she prefers to eat three moderate meals and two …

100 Healthy Recipes to Keep Dinner Exciting When You're on a Diet

The most difficult part about deciding to take on a new diet is coming up with unique and versatile meal options that won't make you want to cheat. Grocery shopping for and cooking dinner suddenly becomes a task you want to avoid at all cost, but with some planning, dinner doesn't have to be …

Cooking

How to Get Ripped in 90 Days

Getting ripped takes hard work and dedication, a carefully planned diet and many hours in the gym. At times, it takes an iron will — when you want to …

Nutrition

Everything You Can and Can’t Eat on a Keto Diet