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The Five ETFs You Definitely Want In Your IRA

<b>Synopsis</b><p>If you’re saving for retirement, you for sure will want to consider making an investment in ETF’s. While mutual funds have long been the …

Investing

23 Motivational Quotes to Help You Overcome Anxiety

A lack of emotional self-management has serious health ramifications -- and can jeopardize your career.<p>Stress. We all experience it -- some more intensely than others. Without a doubt, stress and anxiety in the workplace is becoming rampant as numerous studies show that job stress continues to rise …

Motivation

Top 101 Motivational Quotes

Timeless inspirational quotes to supercharge enthusiasm and motivation.<p>Here are 101 quotes to help motivate you to take on new challenges, overcome roadblocks, and live the life you want to live:<p>"Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, …

Motivation

Taxpayers get good news from IRS on home equity lines of credit

It’s official: Despite widespread fears to the contrary, the IRS has clarified that last year’s big tax overhaul did not kill all interest deductions on home equity lines of credit, or HELOCs, and equity loans.<p>In a policy statement, the IRS said that it has received “many questions ... from …

17 Inspirational Quotes from Oscar-Winning Movies

To get excited for the Academy Awards this weekend, here are some of the best quotes from Hollywood's top films.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Oscars are just around the corner and that means on Sunday March 4, the famous awards show will reveal the top films of …

Motivation

Beware, the IRS is looking for these red flags this tax season

Filing taxes can be complicated, but a simple mistake or a slight exaggeration could warrant an audit from the Internal Revenue Service.<p>Here’s how …

Retirement

Roasted Zucchini and Mushroom Pilaf Bowl

Ingredients<p><i>Roast</i><p>2 tablespoons olive oil<br>• ½ teaspoon sea salt<br>• 4 garlic cloves, minced<br>• 8 ounces cremini or button mushrooms, wiped clean and quartered<br>• 2 …

7 surprising books that will make your life better

I read a lot of books. I reference at least one book a week in these blog posts but I have to read a lot more than that — usually 4 to 5 times as …

50 Remarkably Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life | Inc.com

Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better person. Each experience--good and bad--makes you grow. Get along with life and surely, things …

Motivation

51 Motivational and Inspirational Quotes About Photography and Success

Becoming a great photographer requires a lot of skill and talent, but you also need inspiration that motivates you to pursue your craft.Whether that …

Motivation

10 Questions to Ask Yourself if You Want to Have an Amazing Year | Inc.com

According to science, if you want to actually keep your New Year's resolution, it's better to start it February first. Why? Because the hubbub of celebrations and back-to-work chaos in January often gets in the way of thoughtful commitment to our goals.<p>Whether you take that advice or not, it points …

Self-improvement

Your Complete Guide to the 2018 Tax Changes

Here's how the U.S. tax system is changing for 2018 and beyond.<p>President Trump recently signed the tax reform bill into law, and it makes major …

Retirement

Here Are the Best Inspirational Quotes for 2018 | Inc.com

Want inspirational quotes? Each year for the past several years, I've gathered the best inspiring quotes, one for each of the coming 365 days. Here's our latest installment: the top inspirational quotes for 2018.<p>Monday January 1, 2018<p>"There's a tremendous bias against taking risks. Everyone is …

Motivation

101 Inspirational Quotes to Inspire You in 2018 | Inc.com

I don't know about you, but I'm ready for 2018. With a new year, we are presented with an opportunity to make a success plan which will help us achieve the goals we have set for ourselves. A new year gives us a chance to renew our commitment to our business and to working hard at being our best …

Motivation

33 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't) | Inc.com

Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things they're doing every day which help them succeed, and typically they credit …

Success

Our Most Popular Fast and Fancy Recipes of 2017

Dinner is so often broken down into quick weeknight affairs or slow, relaxed weekend productions. Rarely do those genres cross paths, but our slew of …

Cooking

This Fall-Off-the-Bone Chicken Recipe Is Better Than Any Rotisserie Bird

By Adam Rapoport<p>Bonus: You can run errands while it cooks.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the slow roasted chicken recipe that editor in chief Adam Rapoport just couldn't live without.</i><p>A simple roast chicken …

Cooking

7 Books That Will Make You Smarter In a Single Plane Ride

Spend your plane ride getting smarter.<p>Flying offers the opportunity to disconnect from the internet — unless you pay for it — and turn your mind off …

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Fortune's Favorite Business Books of the Year

We polled <i>Fortune</i>’s readers, surveyed the staff, and—above all—read a lot of new titles to bring you this year’s list of our favorite books of 2017. …

Self-improvement

No pain, all gain

There will be a growing shortage of specialists giving anesthesia due to the aging of populations, says leading University of Iowa obstetric …

10 books '4-Hour Work Week' author Tim Ferriss thinks everyone should read

Tim Ferriss, the productivity expert, author and inspirational speaker, is an avid reader, and has highlighted many books on his show and through his blog, seeking to share some of the same wisdom that inspires him.<p>From self-help to science fiction, there is something for everyone, and these 10 …

Self-improvement

Want to learn how to get what you want? Read one man’s letter to SNL

It is often hard to get what you want in life. The world is full of people who will tell you no. But with the power of persuasive writing on your side, it’s sometimes possible to get a joyful “yes.”<p>Consider my friend Jeremy, who decided this summer to enter the ticket lottery for <i>Saturday Night …

Skillet Lemon Chicken With Mushrooms

This skillet lemon chicken is a snap to fix and cook, and tastes great with hot buttered noodles or rice. Feel free to use a dry white wine to …

Cooking

20 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Your Next Business Idea

There are many voices out there. All you need to do is listen.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, manager or leader, the thoughts you have each day matter. Thinking is where the process of launching your next busiess begins and your mind is where work …

Motivation

13 Powerful Quotes About Inner Strength

As hard as some days are, it’s the difficult ones that can really bring tremendous growth in your life. When it feels like you are about to lose it …

22 Bad Habits to Give Up If You Want to Be Successful

What does it truly take to be successful?<p>People love to depict success as a single colossal goal; a mountain they have to surmount. But the truth is, that mountaintop doesn’t even exist if you can’t succeed at the small tasks that are right in front of you. Success isn’t the result of one home run. …

Self-help