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A Peek at the New Google Classroom

Google Classroom Will Be Different For the Fall As always G Suite is adding features and updating interfaces. Some pretty big changes are coming to …

Education Technology

21 Books Highly Recommended by Successful Executives

Looking for a good title to pick up? Here's where to start.<p>Whether you like to listen to audiobooks during your commute or spend your free time gaining new perspectives within the pages of hard copy, voracious readers are always looking for something good to consume. Here are nearly two dozen ideas …

Startups

Help Pay for College by Buying a Rental Property in a College Town

The cost of a college degree continues to outpace inflation and shows little sign of slowing. When it comes for paying for college, parents and …

Real Estate

3 books that will change your mindset about money

There are a lot of great personal finance books out there to choose from but only some that can change the way you think.<p>Below, CNBC Make It rounded …

Personal Finance

These Are 5 the Best American Whiskeys, According to More Than 50 Experts

Only five American whiskeys were won golds at this year’s International Spirit Challenge, most of which are surprisingly available. The 23rd year of …

Kentucky

The brain may clean out Alzheimer’s plaques during sleep

Sleep deprivation may speed up development of Alzheimer’s disease.

Dementia

Congress may put American retirement vehicle in play

Legislation that could affect how millions of Americans save for retirement and how they cash out those nest eggs in their golden years has attracted interest in both the House and the Senate.<p>The proposed legislation, known as the Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act, could add millions of people …

Retirement

The #1 Account All Wealthy People Have (That You Probably Don't)

Can you imagine your little old traditional or Roth IRA is worth millions of dollars?<p>It happens for some people.<p>According to the US Government Accountability Office (GAO), 791 individuals have IRA balances between $10 million and $25 million, while 314 are worth over $25 million.<p>That was in 2011. …

Retirement

Trouble Ahead For The Housing Market

<i>We're starting to see rising supply & flat/declining prices.</i><p>Our good friend John Rubino over at DollarCollapse.com just released an analysis titled …

Real Estate

Top 24 Recipes to Cook in a Dutch Oven

The dutch oven<p>Make sure to check out the how-to on cooking in a dutch oven at camp.<p>At home and in camp, this heavy pot with a tight-fitting lid is …

Cooking

Goodbye Photoshop! This Is the Easy Way to Cut out a Subject

Since the beginning of my adventure into photography, Photoshop has been the go-to tool for cutting out a subject and creating complex masks. With …

Tutorials

These Hawaiian Bacon Chicken Kebabs Are Dreamy

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i> <i>column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

Four Inquiry Qualities At The Heart of Student-Centered Teaching

<b>By Trevor MacKenzie</b>Whether it be project-based learning, design thinking or genius hour, it’s easy to get confused by the many education buzzwords …

Pedagogy

Ask The Taxgirl: Can You Save Taxes By Treating Your Home As A Rental?

<i>Taxpayer asks:</i><p>Dear Taxgirl,<p>My husband was told that if he reclassified our home to a rental property and rents it to me then we could avoid the $10K tax cap as the real estate taxes, mortgage interest, and other related expenses would fall under Schedule E. We would then be able to take the …

Real Estate

5 SEO Mistakes that People are Still Doing in 2018

Search Engine optimisation increase the traffic on your website and we are going to explain how<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>With the advent of online marketing took a …

SEO

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

Wall Street

5 Daily Habits That Can Make the Most Positive Impact on Your Life

I would start by avoiding gossip.<p>The happiness and positivity movement is in full gear. I mean, who doesn't want to live and work with optimism, focus, and balance and steer clear of fear, stress, and worry?<p>If you're like me, you're always looking for that positive edge to cope with a packed …

Happiness

Applying for a Car Loan? Here's How to Lower Your Auto Costs

Americans love their automobiles and are willing to use financing in record amounts to acquire them. Roughly 85% of Americans who purchased a new car …

Personal Finance

Tesla Solar Roof: Elon Musk Shares Incredible Stats From California

Amanda Tobler has seen strong usage from her roof.<p>The sun is shining in California, and Tesla’s initial batch of solar roof installations are soaking …

Tesla

The "Big Bang" of Alzheimer’s: Breakthrough study uncovers genesis of the disease

Impressive new research led by scientists at UT Southwestern, has discovered the earliest point in a neurodegenerative process that is thought to …

Dementia

The Tax-Smart Way to Leave Money to Your Heirs and to Charity

From 401(k)s and IRAs to stocks and bonds, your retirement savings accounts are taxed in different ways. So to make the most of your money, it makes …

Retirement

This Chicken Piccata Will Be a Family Favorite — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

c:recipes

What Is a Trust? A Guide to the Types of Trusts and Their Uses

The Business Dictionary defines a trust as a "legal entity created by a party (the trustor) through which a second party (the trustee) holds the …

Retirement

Why Search Engine Optimization Is the Key to Making Money Online

You can't make money online without an audience, and search engine optimization can bring millions of people to your website.<p>18 min read<p>There are all sorts of ways to make money from a blog or website. You could sell ads, write sponsored content or work with content partners. You could create an …

Social Media

Here's How Much Money You Save By Cooking At Home

Intuitively, we all know there are benefits to cooking at home. You can use healthier ingredients, set portions to a reasonable size, avoid food allergies, and of course you can save money compared to ordering restaurant delivery or using a meal kit service.<p>But just how much money do you save by …

Cooking

This 10-minute routine will increase your memory and creativity

Memory and imagination are inextricably connected. In fact, your memory is imagined. It’s not concrete nor objective fact. But rather, your memory is …

Creativity

10 Proven Ways to Boost Your Retirement Income

Don't assume that your retirement income is fixed. You can increase it -- and live off of more money in the future.<p>If you think of the term "fixed …

Retirement

Five Fixable Things That Can Lead to Dementia If Left Untreated

Experts say that dementia, the general term for a severe decline in mental ability, affects 47.5 million people worldwide and the numbers are …

Dementia

How to Talk About Bourbon Without Embarrassing Yourself

Stop saying "smooth," to start.<p>I keep an empty mini bottle of vintage I.W. Harper on my bar—not because it's worth $9.99 according to eBay, but because once in a while I like to unscrew the top and take a whiff of old leatherbound book wrapped in butterscotch. It's one of those bourbons that …

Time I

How to engage with influencers on Twitter for your brand

I’m sure you’re no stranger to the growing popularity of influencer marketing among brands and marketers today. The significant growth in the number of people showing interest in “influencer marketing” during recent years is proof enough.<p>However, have you ever wondered why? Because people trust the …

Public Relations