Chris Allen

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Why Social Media Is Beneficial For Small Business Owners: 5 Sites And The Best Ways To Use Them

Keeping up with the growing number of social media sites and trying to put your small businesses mark on the map can seem overwhelming. <i>What platform</i> …

17 Profound Quotes From an Ancient Zen Master That Will Make You Think Deeply About Life

Among the most important texts of Zen literature, the Lin-Chi lu details the insights and exploits of the great ninth century Chinese Zen master …

Is President Trump’s executive order constitutional?

<i>David B. Rivkin Jr. practices appellate and constitutional law in the District and served in the Justice Department under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. Karen Tumlin is legal director for the National Immigration Law Center and the NILC Immigrant Justice Fund.</i><p><i>Editor’s note: On</i> …

The wave of Wall Street deregulation is upon us

With the stroke of a pen, President Donald Trump potentially started the unwinding of many of the hallmark financial regulations of the Obama administration.<p>On Friday, the president ordered a review of Dodd-Frank, the 2010 financial regulatory law, and directed the secretary of labor to review the …

3 Stocks That Could Make You Rich

How can you get rich? There are plenty of paths to wealth.<p>You could win the lottery. A long-lost uncle could pass away and leave you his stash of bitcoins. Of course, there are plenty of other methods to getting rich as well. One way to seriously consider is to buy stocks that are poised to benefit …

Crafting a Solid Content Marketing Plan

Updated November 20, 2016<p>Advertising was a simpler thing before the advent of the Internet. Now, your messages compete with millions of social media …

President Trump looms large over stocks despite deluge of earnings

It may be peak earnings season but the stock market’s main obsession seems to be President Donald Trump. And as investors continue to second guess …

Stock Markets

My first trip to Kyoto is finally here!

Out of all the trips I have planned for 2017, there is one I most look forward to – my first trip to Kyoto! After waiting for the past 10 months, the …

3 Healthy, Easy, Homemade Soup Recipes

To steal a line from Campbell’s, soup <i>is</i> good food—but homemade soup is the best. In honor of National Homemade Soup Day, Consumer Reports’ test …

Food

Hiking Through Tragedy

How the Pacific Crest Trail helped one grieving thru-hiker heal<p>Kira Sandiford hiked the Pacific Crest Trail’s entire 2,600 miles last year, but long …

16 Essentials for Surviving Abroad

If you’ve spent any significant time overseas, you know that it’s not just getting lost in the backcountry that you have to worry about. Often the smaller, less extreme problems present the biggest challenges. Take it from someone who learned the hard way. I used to think emergency travel kits were …

Four reasons why the cost of your investments are falling

The cost of investing has fallen dramatically over the past decade as technology, a push for transparency and the rise of cheap tracker funds combine to push down fees.<p>It’s now possible to buy a global share portfolio, including the investment platform’s fee, for less than 0.5pc annually.<p>Here are …

25 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money in 2017

Expert travelers like flight attendants and frequent fliers know that foreign transaction fees, the dreaded middle seat, and flight delays can put a …

7 Ways to Be Better at Life

I've learned how to be better at life by witnessing my family's reaction to my father's death.<p>Two years ago today my Father died from ALS. I was in the room when he took his last labored breath. In fact, my head was resting on his chest when it happened. An overwhelming and profound moment I'll …

Mentoring

Salmon, Greek yogurt, more: 5 foods to blast dangerous belly fat

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 3:32<p>February 3rd, 2017<p>Belly fat can lead to heart disease, but TODAY nutritionist Joy Bauer reveals ways to blast it back as she continues her “Healthy Heart” series. She says salmon is loaded with vitamin D, which is involved with …

How to Keep Your Gut Healthy While Traveling

Don't forget to hydrate.<p>When you're rushing through airport security, eating plastic-wrapped airplane meals, and grabbing fast food on layovers, it’s …

Seven incredible adventures you can have in a weekend

Have your weekends been a little lacklustre of late? You don't need to use up all your annual leave to have a real adventure – you'd be surprised how much you can squeeze into a couple of days.<p>From bear watching to bobsledding, these trips will do the trick. They start on a Thursday or Friday and …

Hike Through 7 European Countries on this Epic Trail

The Via Dinarica is poised to become one of the world’s top trekking destinations.<p>Twenty years ago, the Balkans seemed an unlikely spot to go trekking. Torn apart by bitter conflict, Yugoslavia painfully splintered, and borders between the new republics were better known for acrimonious rifts than …

Does foam rolling really work? Here's what the research says

After spending decades on the fitness fringes, foam rolling has arrived at center stage. Whole classes are now devoted to the practice of slowly …

17 of the World's Most Romantic Destinations

Feel the love in these classic and far-flung places from National Geographic's book, The World's Most Romantic Destinations.

A Dip Recipe for Wild Smoked Salmon Spread

There is something about the taste of wild salmon having been air dried by soft, salty ocean breezes and tanned by northern hemisphere sunshine. With …

Scaramucci's White House future is again unclear

Financier Anthony Scaramucci’s chances of ultimately landing a West Wing job are once again in doubt, with conflicting stories emerging about why his seemingly once secure position is in peril.<p>White House officials said Wednesday that Scaramucci’s appointment was being held up under legal review …

5 Things Marketers Should Note From Facebook’s Fourth-Quarter Earnings

Marketers can expect more video ad opportunities<p>By<p>Jack Marshall<p>Jack Marshall<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@JackMarshall<p>Google+<p>jack.marshall@wsj.com<p>Facebook FB 0.89% posted yet another quarter of massive advertising revenue growth on Wednesday, as its mobile ad business continued to fire on all …

Wall Street

Facebook’s business is proving remarkably impervious to Facebook’s controversies

From the numbers Facebook reported today, you’d think its fourth quarter of 2016 was business-as-usual.<p>Revenue hit $8.81 billion, exceeding analysts’ targets. Monthly active users climbed to 1.86 billion—the big 2 billion is in sight!—and mobile daily active users continued their ascent. In every …

Social Media

The 5-day garage gym workout program

<b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 4–7<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>For most of us, just <i>cleaning</i> out the garage would be a great workout. Between pulling everything down from …

Donald Trump 'taking steps to abolish Environmental Protection Agency'

Myron Ebell, a key presidential aide, said climate education material could be ‘withdrawn’ and review of car fuel efficiency standards could be reopened<p>Donald Trump will work towards the abolition of the Environmental Protection Agency – and any employees cleaving to the Obama era should be “very …

EPA

10 easy slow cooker recipes for March basketball

Why Facebook keeps pushing you to go 'live' with video

NEW YORK (AP) — From billboards to TV ads to endless notifications, Facebook is furiously promoting its live video feature as it tries to get more …