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Why Smart People Take Social Security at 62 (Even When They Shouldn't)

Is it really a mistake to claim benefits early?<p>Figuring out when to take Social Security is a tough decision. You can generally claim retirement …

Retirement

Email No Longer a Secure Method of Communication After Critical Flaw Discovered in PGP

If you use PGP or S/MIME for email encryption you should immediately disable it in your email client. Researchers have discovered a critical …

Information Security

Baking soda might stave off inflammation caused by autoimmune diseases, research finds

Though baking soda is often solely thought of as an important ingredient for making the perfect banana loaf, it has recently become a buzzy wellness …

Wellness

The Best Antivirus Is Not Traditional Antivirus

We set out to do a standard Wirecutter guide to the best antivirus app, so we spent months researching products, reading reports from independent …

Malware

This New Gmail Update is Insane (Most People Don't Realize It's Just a Click Away)

You can load the brand new version of Gmail, which Google updated last in 2011, by clicking in settings and enabling the update. Here's what makes it so special (and a little frustrating).<p>A fresh coat of paint? Hardly.<p>The new Gmail is a clean, tidy, trim, and powerful new version--the biggest …

Apps

Trillions Upon Trillions of Viruses Fall From the Sky Each Day

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains of Spain, an international team of researchers set out four buckets to gather a shower of viruses falling from the sky.<p>Scientists have surmised there is a stream of viruses circling the planet, above the planet’s weather systems but below the level of airline …

Biology

5 Surprisingly Great Freebies You Can Get With Your Library Card

Who knew you could use your card for more than just books?<p>Access to Mango, a program to learn a new language<p>Most people would love to learn a new …

28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …

Job Interviews

19 Interview Questions That Cut Through the BS to Reveal a Great Hire

Employee turnover is downright costly. A great way to avoid it is to ask the right questions in the interview process.<p>I hate to start on a grim note, but it's necessary. Bringing in a few bad apples because of a lack of due diligence in the hiring process can be very costly (and inexcusable). Check …

10 Brutal Lessons You Need to Learn Before Getting Rich

You'll never have enough billions to buy a new personality, so start improving the one you got for free.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a common perception that upon obtaining wealth, the positive and negative qualities in people become more pronounced. …

5 Inspiring Books That Are Transforming My Life and Business

The news was horrifying.<p>There had been a mass shooting.<p>Then another story broke.<p>Some madman with his fingers on a big red button with megalomania …

Marketing

The 12 key principles of financial success in today's world

Whenever a person makes a thoughtful decision, it's usually based heavily on a set of internal principles, whether that person can spell out those principles or not.<p>Principles are simply sets of internal rules that you live by. They're usually just a reflection of the things that you value, …

So You're Smart, But You're Not Rich? This Eye-Opening New Scientific Study Tells You Why

Could there be a reason? Yes, it seems there could.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Don't you look at rich people and find too many of them, well, dull?<p>Don't you listen to rich people and think: "What have they got that I …

10 habits that will dramatically improve your life

In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable <i>The Red Shoes,</i> a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares …

Self Control

What The Screen Time Experts Do With Their Own Kids

Parents today struggle to set screen time guidelines.<p>One big reason is a lack of role models. Grandma doesn't have any tried-and-true sayings about iPad time. This stuff is just too new.<p>But many experts on kids and media are also parents themselves. So when I was interviewing dozens of them for my …

Parenting

How To: See the Actual Signal Strength on Your iPhone in iOS 11

The signal bars in your iPhone's status bar is a great visual indicator for knowing how good your cellular reception is, but they're not very …

11 Ways to Stay Motivated, According to Highly Successful Business People

Self-discipline is a prerequisite for success. Conquer it once and for all.<p>Building a successful business and a life you love takes enormous …

11 Smart Personal Finance Blogs You Should Read This Year | Inc.com

Even though I'm a financial planner, I still pay close attention to the financial advice and opinions of the smartest money experts all over the web. Why? Because no matter how money-savvy you are, there's always something more you can learn.<p>If you're looking for a way to become financially …

Personal Finance

This is the least educated state in America, study finds

Mississippi has been ranked the least educated state in the U.S., according to a national study released Tuesday.<p>Personal finance website WalletHub released its annual list of the most and least educated states in America list after analyzing key factors in all 50 states, including educational …

Demographics

How to Take Great Photos With Apple's iPhone X

You can snap a variety of cool pictures with the latest iPhone. Here’s how.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Mobile Photography

A French startup proves that selling USB sticks is one way to make big money on bitcoin

Bitcoin is soaring, but how do you keep those digital coins safe? Reuters estimates that more than 980,000 bitcoins, worth more than $10 billion at current prices, have already been stolen from exchanges. You could stash your secret codes in a Swiss mountain vault. Or more likely—put them on a USB …

Cryptocurrency

1099 Rules That Can Make or Break You This Year

It's that time of the year, and it could cost you big time if you make a mistake.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the past few years there have been a number of changes and updates regarding the reporting rules for the mysterious <b>1099-Misc Forms</b>. I say "mysterious" …

Why Intelligence Has Nothing to Do With Your Business Success | Inc.com

I have seen it a million times. A new client looking to set up a business will come into my office and ask all the typical questions like:<p>Should I be an LLC or a corporation? What state do I incorporate in?<br>• How am I going to be taxed? What about sales tax?<br>• Do I need a business plan? Who helps me with …

Small Business

9 Things to Do When You Can’t Sleep Because Your Mind Is Racing

Why can’t I shut my brain off at night?<p>We’ve all had nights when we lie awake in bed, unable to quiet our racing thoughts. There are plenty of …

My 'sugar daddy' pays me $12,000 a month, and marriage is on the table

In our first interview with a sugar baby, 32-year-old *Crystal Milan discussed what it was like to treat being a sugar baby like a job. But obviously, some people do choose the romance side of sugar dating — like Milan's friend, Gail, who introduced her to the scene.<p>Here, we chat with the …

1 Simple Way To Get Found More Easily on LinkedIn | Inc.com

If you want to get any meaningful value or traction from LinkedIn, it's critical you start with a profile that's already optimized.<p>(In fact, I have an entire copy-and-paste LinkedIn profile template you can download right now to build out your page properly.)<p>As you polish up your profile on …

Employment

How to Become an 'Automatic Millionaire'

Jeff Rose sits down with best-selling author David Bach.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose interviews David Bach, author of <i>The Automatic Millionaire: A Powerful One-Step Plan to Live and Finish Rich</i><i>.</i> Bach's father was …

These 11 Books Are More Than 50 Years Old, But Will Breathe New Life Into Your Business | Inc.com

Nearly every business book list I came across in 2017 had Tim Ferriss' <i>Tribe of Mentors</i> and Tony Robbins' <i>Unshakeable</i>. Later this month, Gary Vee's new book, Crushing It, is sure to make most business book lists this year. Every entrepreneur I know will be picking it up and (hopefully) implementing …

Motivation

3 Ways to Improve Your Decision Making

To make a good decision, you need to have a sense of two things: how different choices change the likelihood of different outcomes and how desirable each of those outcomes is. In other words, as Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans, and Avi Goldfarb have written, decision making requires both prediction and …