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Anne R. Allen's Blog: 8 Bogus "Rules" New Writers Tell Each Other

People who speak English as a first language (and are not robots or space aliens) use contractions. If your characters don't use them, your novel or …

39 Last Words On Using Swear Words in Your Writing

I distinctly remember being threatened with a bar of soap as a kid, and locking myself in the bathroom to avoid said penalty. What word had embossed my forehead and dirtied my tongue with "bad girl" status? I can't remember. Honestly. The topic of using swear words is controversial, and do I think …

Creative Writing
Economics

Here’s where the wealthy get their investment ‘edge’

Most high-net-worth (HNW) individuals haven't built their wealth through the stock market. In fact, the vast majority (more than 80 per cent, in my experience) are current or former business owners. After a liquidity event like a business sale, a lot of times they become "reluctant" public market …

Investing

The Desire For Wealth is Really About the Desire to be Free

In my five-year study on the rich and poor, I took a lot of notes on the 356 people I interviewed. I asked both groups 144 questions. One of those …

Could Time be a Man's Most Valuable Resource?

• shares<p><i>When it comes to money and ROI, what are you doing with the time given to you?</i><p>—<p>We forget things. Sometimes we don’t actually forget, we just …

Seattle

Why any 'magic number' you hear for retirement is all wrong

Now how many times have you then thought about punching yourself in the face because trying to save $X Million is harder than having a civil presidential debate?<p>(Totally random, but did you know that Marco Rubio's net worth is only $100,000? A chunk of you reading this right now has more than …

Retirement

The Number of Ultra-Rich People in the World Has Gotten Smaller

The number of individuals with at least $30 million in net assets has seen its biggest decline since the financial crisis.<p>By the end of 2015, there …

Stock Markets

10 Biggest Diet Mistakes

Starting a Diet for the Wrong Reason<p>A major cause of failure is dieting to please someone else. Relationships often go through times of emotional …

Bodyweight Exercises to Help Gain Extraordinary Strength

January is fast approaching and with that will come the onslaught the latest fitness DVDs and weight loss/strength equipment gimmicks. Did you know …

5 Nuggets of Wisdom That Guarantee Success in Life and Work

Success is often defined by power, prestige and profit. Yet many who achieve these status symbols eventually ask: "Is this all there is?" How disappointing it must be to invest so much time and energy in achieving challenging results only to realize your ladder of success has been leaning up …

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Real Estate

Why The Dollar Is Rising As The Global Monetary Bubble Craters

Contra Corner is not about investment advice, but its unstinting critique of the current malignant monetary regime does not merely imply that the …

Janet Yellen

UK directors of Chinese company: we have no idea what's going on

China-based founders of Naibu have not returned calls from British board members<p>The UK-based directors of a Chinese sportswear manufacturer have told investors they have been “unable to obtain any information" on the company's trading operations.<p>The bizarre twist of events follows the suspension of …

Investing

10 Things You Should Give Up To Boost Happiness

Happiness is not a goal, but a state of being. People forget that though its true that you feel happiness when you reach your goals, DAILY happiness …

Make Money Writing Articles: 37 Blogs That Pay Up To $300 For Your Guest Posts

<i>First Published: June 25, 2012; Last Updated: Sunday, April 12, 2015</i><p>Freelance blogging is a great way to make money writing online because there is …

Writing

Why you're not seeing fitness results this year

Many gym goers emphasize cardio, but forget the importance of strength training.<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Many fitness resolutions broken by late January, often because people don't see results<br>• People focus too much on cardio and neglect strength training<br>• Some just exercise but don't change their diet<p><b>RELATED</b> …

Featured Movie News | Featured Bollywood News

Bollywood Hungama News Network<p>Filmmaker Abhishek Chaubey's film Son Chiriya starring actors Sushant…<p>Bollywood Hungama News Network<p>Anushka Sharma and …

Bollywood