Emma Garrett

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Financial planner: I spend more time talking young people out of buying houses than anything else

Among them: Don't buy a home.<p>"I spend more time talking young people out of buying houses than pretty much anything else with clients," the cofounder of XY Planning Network wrote. "Now, I know it's the American Dream and I know that we've been told that buying a home is cheaper in the long run than …

Personal Finance

Retailers are trapped in a vicious cycle with clutter — and it's contributing to the industry's 'dirty open secret'

One major problem is that shoppers do not want to come into stores. After all, they have the ease of online shopping.<p>This is not a secret.<p>In fact, Forbes' Barbara Thau called the decline in foot traffic a "dirty open secret" in the industry.<p>In other words: Everybody knows about it.<p>It shouldn't come …

New York City

The millionaire founder of Nasty Gal says a mantra her dad taught her as a fourth-grader made all the difference with her money

"I vividly remember going with my mom and dad to the credit counselor's office and watching them slice their credit cards into a jar filled to the brim with the shards of other people's bad financial decisions," she writes in her book, "#GIRLBOSS."<p>"From that point on, my dad preached a mantra of</b> …

Credit Cards

11 Things Happy Couples Never Do

Or not often, at least.<p><i>This article was written by Rabbi Shlomo Slatkin and repurposed with permission from YourTango.</i><p>Happiness in a relationship takes much more than luck. It takes a conscious daily effort to put healthy relationship habits into practice. Sounds simple, but that alone is very …

Balayage is Instagram’s Favorite Fall Hair Color Trend

Fall is typically a time when drastic beauty moves are made. That peachy-nude lip now gets slathered in deep reds. Your nails go from neon pops of color to shimmering gem tones and silvers. And hair color gets darker, like from blonde to <i>bronde</i> or from rose gold to a deep auburn. But according to …

Hairstyling

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ISPs

104-Year-Old 'Yarn Bomber' Spreads Her 'Graffiti' All Over Town

When you think of grandmas knitting -- you might think of them making sweaters for their little grandchildren or blankets to put in cribs. But this 104-year-old great-grandma is part of a group using their knitting and crocheting talents to brighten up an entire community.<p>Grace Brett is part of a …

Yarn

#ShoutYourAbortion: women fight stigma surrounding abortions

Women are sharing their stories of abortion on social media after conservative hardliners threaten to defund women’s health service in the US<p>Women are sharing their experiences of abortion on social media using #ShoutYourAbortion to speak out against the stigma and misinformation that still …

Feminism

The Truth About Your Uncertain Life Path & Purpose

If you’re in your 20s or even 30s, you might feel a lot of uncertainty all the time — you aren’t sure what your life purpose is, or your uncertain …

Former Google employee who is now CEO of her own startup shares 4 tips for landing a job right after college

Liz Wessel, CEO and cofounder of WayUp, a site used by 200,000 college students to find jobs at places like Microsoft, Uber, The New York Times, Disney, and Google — where Wessel previously worked — says there <i>are</i> things you can do to up your chances.<p>She shared her four top tips for landing a job …

Employment

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do anything, do this first …

Entrepreneurship

Banksy: ‘I think a museum is a bad place to look at art’

In an exclusive, rare interview the notorious artist tells us about his new theme park project, Dismaland, and shares his thoughts on the contemporary art world<p>Banksy’s Dismaland: ‘amusements and anarchism’ in artist’s biggest project yet Banksy’s Dismaland: ‘a theme park unsuitable for children’ – …

Streetwear

Measuring The Real Impact Of Your Content Marketing

Forbes ~ Webfia ~ LinkedIn<p>Digital marketing is powerful for getting instant feedback on marketing activities and content marketing creates long-term value for us marketers. But are we measuring the full success of our content marketing? Or are we narrowly focusing on the obvious metrics?<p><b>Did our</b> …

Marketing

25 Dazzling Gem and Geode Decor DIYs

We love the collected, eclectic look that comes with adding natural elements like crystals and geodes into your home. And while you can’t go wrong with plants and flowers, gems and minerals add a certain positive vibe with shimmering textures, geometric shapes and cool colors. Believe it or not, …

Jewelry

28 Underrated Musical Artists You Should Be Listening To Right Now

Add these talented guys and gals to your playlists ASAP.

The Stories We Tell

I've had a camera around my neck for as long as I can remember. I've lived behind my lens in everything – documenting both the everyday and life's …