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4 Basic Calculations Reveal the State of Your Finances

A few simple math problems to measure your financial health.<p>An older survey revealed that almost 40% of Americans described math as their least …

Personal Finance

The 10 Happiest Cities in the U.S., According to New Research

Is yours on the list?<p>Joy is hard to measure.<p>It involves factors as diverse as your personal philosophy; how much money you make; and the quality of your relationships. But there's something else rarely discussed in the happiness conversation that has a profound impact on your level of contentment: …

Long-distance Flights Could Get Super Cheap in 2018 — Here’s Why

For the majority of passengers traveling for leisure, price is the most important factor when deciding which flight to book.<p>As airlines continue to …

I asked 8 brilliant people for their best advice — here's what they told me

2017 was an interesting year for me. I turned 40, lost several close friends of mine, and came to some sobering realizations that often strike people who are in the middle of their lives.<p>I didn't have a midlife crisis per se, more of a midlife reassessment. So over the past year, I've been reaching …

Middle Age

This Ketone Elixir Mimics the Effects of a 7-Day Fast—And Possibly Makes You a God

Fasting is a raging health trend. One company thinks it's found a way to give you the benefit without skipping meals.<p>Intermittent fasting, in which a human person drastically decreases their calorie intake semi-frequently, is a wellness trend that’s sweeping very specific pockets of the nation. …

How to Remotely Delete Data for iPhone and Android Devices

As mobile phones carry a significant amount of private data including message history and details, photos, and other confidential information, losing …

Infographic: 7 Techniques to Help Improve Your Memory

7 Techniques to Help Improve Your Memory<p>on December 8, 2017 at 3:32 pm<p>Shares 903<p>Smartphones and the internet have changed just about everything, …

Here's Exactly What This Ripped Vegan Bodybuilder Eats In a Day

Jon Venus proves that finding a diet that works for you is the key to reaching your goals<p>If you've been thinking about going vegan, you may worry that it will hamper your gym game. But the animal-free way of eating—meaning no meat, fish, eggs, or dairy—doesn’t have to get in the way of your fitness …

JFK's father used a simple trick to spot market bubbles — and you can too

I'm not sounding the alarm on the entire market, but I think it is past the point where buying certain very popular technology companies is a good idea.<p>In fact, I'd go as far as to say that you do not want to own this group of companies today.<p>More on that in a moment. First, let's look back at some …

Stock Markets

How to Store Your Ever Increasing Photo Collection

While we often spend significant sums of money on our camera equipment, one area we tend to neglect is the computer side of this hobby of ours. In …

Even teachers now say that academics are not the key to kids’ success

To many, increasing automation and the unprecedented pace of technological changes mean kids need more than just academic skills to succeed. They need confidence and motivation to tackle problems, interpersonal skills to work with others and the resilience to stay on task when things fall apart.<p>New …

I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

The bad thing is that one time a stack of said books collapsed on my desk neighbor.<p>Without a doubt, the books that moved me most this year focused on psychology and behavioral science — and as 2016 draws to a close, I'm reflecting on everything I learned.<p>Below, I've rounded up the most meaningful …

Self-improvement

Cancun is Officially Home to the World's Best All-Inclusive Resort

Between watered-down drinks and cold, mushy food, we're well aware that some all-inclusive resorts cut corners to make the most of our money. One …

The 50/15/5 Guide: A simple approach to budgeting

Not sure where to start with budgeting? Take a look at how the 50/15/5 principle could work for you.<p>THE BACKGROUND:<p>A few months ago, I came home from …

How a 29-year-old created her monthly budget

Read this article to learn how a 29-year-old used a monthly budget to pay over $100,000 in debt.<p>Since graduating from college in 2009, Jessica …

Personal Finance

How we put 3 kids through college in 8 years on a middle-class income

It's an emotional and very stressful time, as any parent will tell you. For many, there is great sadness when their children leave the roost. But for those parents who have very little set aside in college savings, the financial stress is far worse than the emotional stress.<p>Some colleges do make it …

College & University

A Bodybuilder's Diet - Weight Loss and Fat Loss are Very Different Things

The discipline of bodybuilding can benefit anybody, even those who are not hoping to compete in bodybuilding competitions one day. But that discipline is about a lot more than just lifting weights and pumping up. The diet of a bodybuilder is crucial to his or her success in sculpting that perfect …

Weight Loss

You're Ignoring An Essential Muscle That Protects Your Joints—Here Are 3 Exercises To Strengthen It

We hate to break it to you, but your workouts are probably neglecting one essential muscle. It's not a stereotypically "sexy muscle," but you most definitely want to strengthen it in order to prevent joint injuries from the hips down.<p>This elusive little bugger is the gluteus medius—a thick, …

The Best Research on Body Fat, Losing Fat, and Eating Fat

<b>If I see an article on the Internet or in paper publication worth reading, I take notes of the gist of the article and secure its reference.</b> If it …

How to Start a Tech Company When You Have No Tech Experience

It’s the norm for aspiring entrepreneurs these days to want to build a tech-based business, be it a mobile app, a cloud-based service or a social …

Listen Up! These 6 Podcasts Will Make You Smarter About Money, Business, Politics, and Tech

Turn endless commutes and long waits in line into some of your most productive--and enjoyable--time by listening to these finely tuned podcasts on six need-to-know subjects.<p>Credit the mass proliferation of smartphones, the breakaway success of shows like Serial and NPR's Fresh Air, or the retro …

10 REAL Promises Every Guy Should Make To His Future Spouse

<i>Sadly, marriage has lost much of its meaning in today’s society.</i><p>Sadly, marriage has lost much of its meaning in today’s society. Growing up in a …

Grandparents

12 Spanish Phrases Every Twenty-Something Traveler Should Know

If you want to blend in with the locals then you should obvs ditch the map and restrain from photographing everything, but you should also try to …

The 22 best political movies ever, ranked

One of the best political movies ever made, "All the President's Men," just celebrated its 40th anniversary. In honor of the occasion, and with the backdrop of the election, we thought it was a good time to rank the greatest the genre has produced.<p>Here are the top 22.

Universal Pictures

14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

Personal Finance

68% of people in their twenties will make this grave financial error

According to a survey by Credit Karma, 68% of Americans will make a major credit mistake before the age of 30. These mistakes include, but are not limited to:<p><b>Overspending on credit cards.</b> This can happen at any age, but it's most common for first-timers. The Credit CARD Act has stopped credit card …

Personal Finance

10 apps to download if you want to get rich

"These habits are like snowflakes — they build up, and then you have an avalanche of success," says Thomas C. Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals."<p>We can't guarantee using these habit-building apps will help you get rich, but they can get you off to a …

Apps

9 Realistic Ways To Stop Procrastinating And Stress Less

People procrastinate for different reasons, but the result is the same: stress. Here’s how to tackle all of the reasons you put things off.<p>Those expense reports you’ve been putting off for months? That power yoga class you never seem to make? Chances are, there are at least one or two projects on …

Here's how one photographer makes his iPhone photos so beautiful on Instagram

Unlike some pro photographers, Barbin doesn't overload his Instagram with slick, out-of-place-looking DSLR images. He also isn't devoting hours to teasing perfect shots out of limited equipment.<p>Barbin's Instagram is a stream of consciousness — a collage of beautiful things he sees and happy moments …

The 14 Fittest Men on Instagram Will Make You Break a Sweat

These ripped fitstagrammers will give you more than body envy—they have you racing to the gym.