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20 Reasons Why We'll Never Tire of Salmon

If you want to dip your toe into the waters of cooking fish at home, but have been wary of doing so thus far, consider salmon to be your gateway …

Seafood

Silicon Valley is obsessed with these ultra-comfy, machine-washable shoes that cost $95 — here's why

Tech workers in Silicon Valley are singing the praises of Allbirds, a startup in San Francisco that makes the "world's most comfortable shoes," according to investors, founders, and the company itself.<p>Founded in 2014, Allbirds makes super-soft sneakers constructed from a proprietary Merino wool …

Silicon Valley

3 smart investments you can make with just $500

You don't need thousands of dollars to get started investing.<p>If you want to get started investing but don't have a ton of money to invest, don't let that fact discourage you. While it's true that you need at least a few thousand dollars to create a properly diversified portfolio of individual …

Investing

6 Places to Add Shelving (& Up Storage) in a Small Bathroom

Of all the problem spots in a small apartment, a small bathroom is one of the toughest, because there are so many things you need to fit into so …

Storage Ideas

How to Make Pancakes From Scratch

Oh boy, do I make a lot of pancakes. This recipe, which makes enough pancakes to feed four people, is one that I've honed over the years to where I …

Breakfast

How much money you need to save each day to become a millionaire by age 65

If you want to get rich, start investing — and start as early as you possibly can.<p>"Becoming rich is nothing more than a matter of committing and …

Retirement

6 simple steps to figure out how much house you can afford

Here's how to set a realistic homebuying budget before you start shopping.<p>It's important to know how much home you can afford before you start the house-hunting and mortgage approval processes. Doing so can help limit your search to realistic options, and help you avoid disappointment when you find …

Personal Finance

5 mindless and easy ways to save money — without even trying

Do you ever find yourself feeling like there is too much month left without enough money to pay for expenses until your next paycheck comes?<p>Maybe you …

Personal Finance

7 Bathroom Updates That Increased the Value of My Home

After buying our condo three years ago, my husband and I knew we'd eventually have to redo the guest bathroom in our hallway. It had a wobbly shower insert, dated finishes, and an impractical vanity without much storage. I hated going in there. So after a couple years of saving — and avoiding the …

Home Improvement

4 Steps People Who Weren't Born Rich Can Take to Get Rich

Building wealth is a matter of working consistently and managing what money you do have well. A little luck is a big help.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>President-elect Donald Trump was born into wealth. His first job was literally handed to him in the form of a lofty …

Personal Finance

How Can I Invest with Less Than $100?

Even though $100 might not sound like a lot, the power of compounding can be incredible. It has been said, "Do not despise the day of small …

10 Ways to Display Artwork Without Framing

(Image credit: Deko)<p>I adore custom framing but it can be quite expensive, which got me thinking about some alternatives. After all, necessity is the …

Framing

33 Minimalist Home Products That'll Soothe Your Soul

Less is better.

How to Retire with Over $4,426,000 By Saving Only $111 Dollars per Paycheck

Retirement

Beef Wellington For Two

For a fancy date night dinner!

Mushrooms

How Much Money Do You Need to Save Each Day to Become a Millionaire?

Whether you’re just getting started in your career or have been slogging away at the same desk for a few decades, you’ve probably already imagined …

9 lifestyle changes to make if you want to earn more money in 2017

"Success is a learnable skill," writes T. Harv Eker in his book "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." "If you want to be a great golfer, you can learn how to do it. If you want to be a great piano player, you can learn how to do it ... If you want to be rich, you can learn how to do it."<p>If you want to …

Self-improvement

10 Best Breakfast Recipes in 2016 (According to Pinterest)

We take breakfast pretty seriously. Runny eggs; spicy sausage; warm, cinnamon-y oatmeal... with so many delicious options, there's no reason not to …

Breakfast

25 Stress-Free Christmas Dinner Recipes

A stress-free Christmas dinner? Easy peasy. From roast beef tenderloin with red wine sauce to rum cake, these tested and perfected recipes won't let you down -- and many of them can be made ahead of time so you can relax on the big day. Merry Christmas!<p><b>1. Roast Beef Tenderloin with Red Wine …

Cooking

William Faulkner's Hot Toddy Recipe Is the Secret to Surviving Winter

A cocktail lesson from the boozy Southern writer.<p>William Faulkner's affinity for alcohol was no closely guarded family secret. Should you find yourself at Faulkner's grave in Oxford, Mississippi, the only appropriate way to pay homage to the great Southern wordsmith is to take a swig of bourbon, …

Literature

7-Day High-Fiber Meal Plan: 1,200 Calories

Fiber is a nutrition rock star with some pretty amazing health benefits. Research credits eating more fiber with weight loss, healthier gut bacteria, …

Keep it simple with this 3-ingredient spaghetti recipe

Why clutter pasta with sauces and too many add-ins? Sometimes you just want to keep it simple. A little fresh cracked pepper and grated cheese is all it takes to turn basic noodles into a tempting dish. Dinner is ready in minutes.<p><b>SPAGHETTI WITH CRUSHED BLACK PEPPER AND PECORINO</b><p>Total time: About 25 …

These are the top financial services providers and fintech startups

After reaching $19 billion in total in 2015, global fintech funding had already hit $15 billion by mid-August 2016. Several innovative financial services and fintech companies are driving that growth by attracting investors who are offering new financial products and services.<p>But as more and more …

Employment

The 20 Best Gifts You Can Buy For The Grill Master

Bourbon Barrel Grill Wood<p>Add some smoky bourbon flavor to the mix. Each batch of Bourbon Grill Wood comes straight from aged Kentucky bourbon barrels …

Wrap Presents in a Flash Using This Japanese Department Store Technique

After hunting down the right holiday gifts for everyone (hopefully by using our helpful guides), it's time to lock yourself in a room and start …

Nigel Slater’s beef brisket recipes

You’ll need a spoon. The broth surrounding the beef has been in the oven for four hours, along with a handful of caramelised shallots, black peppercorns, thyme sprigs and bay leaves. I could have used traditional stock, but preferred to make one out of dried mushrooms: a dark coloured, bosky liquor …

Brisket

13 foolproof things to bring to Thanksgiving when you have no clue what everyone is bringing

Even if you’re not hosting Thanksgiving dinner, simply attending the holiday gathering comes with its own stresses. You worry about whether your …

No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie Is Perfect For Anyone Who Thinks They Can't Make Pie

It's like training wheels for making pie.<p>If you think you can't make pie, I'm about to prove you wrong. No-bake peanut butter pie is perfect for when you <i>need</i> to make dessert but feel like your baking skills aren't up to par. This is quick, easy, and so good you'll impress yourself when you're done. …

50 Healthy Dessert Recipes Under 250 Calories

When it comes to post-dinner sweets, homemade healthy desserts are where it's at. They're the perfect way to wrap up an evening and satisfy your …

Dessert