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The best way to boost your state pension: should you top it up, or defer it?

From next month you can buy extra state pension. But there might be a smarter way to boost payouts<p>In a few weeks’ time the Government’s unique state pension “top-up” goes on sale. It will offer men and women of a qualifying age the chance, for a limited time, to swap lump sum savings for an …

'I own 75 buy-to-let properties but I haven't deprived other buyers'

As investors digest George Osborne’s surprise new tax on buy-to-let, questions emerge about the wider impact on housing and rents<p>The Government is coming under increasing pressure to reverse draconian new taxes applying to buy-to-let investors, announced in the July 8 Summer Budget.<p>Landlords argue …

Housing

The Secret Of Happiness: Don't Wait, Just Take The Chance

Lately, I’ve been hearing a new spin on the old saying, “Good things come to those who wait.” The new sentiment is that good things (like happiness) …

10 Ways To De-Clutter, Simplify, and Streamline Your Life

So you know you need to get organized, but don’t know where to start. You may lose things, purchase a new thing, and find that thing (you thought) …

15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness | Inc.com

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move …

Emotional Intelligence

Who needs a gym when you can work out at home for free with YouTube trainers?

There are a thousand reasons not to go to the gym. Most of them, like lack of time or fear of being seen in spandex, are unfortunate. Here's one for the plus side: YouTube has hundreds of fitness channels to get you in shape at home. And some are pretty good.<p>Many channels retain their grass roots, …

Fitness

Why You Shouldn't Compromise In Your Marriage -- And What to Do Instead

<i>Alison A. Armstrong, author of The Queen's Code, has helped millions of women and men learn to communicate better. For her latest installment of her Marriage Bootcamp series, Armstrong explains why the biggest piece of marriage advice you're getting is completely wrong.</i><p>Most of us grew up hearing …

New York City

Why the Worst Thing You Can Do Is Let a Guy Hold You Back From Your Future

<i>Originally published on Unwritten by Alexandra Sakellariou.</i><p><i>"Oh honey, I'm sorry, but (s)he's holding you back."</i> You wouldn't believe how many times I've said this line -- whether to other people or personally to myself. There comes a point when <b>you need to accept that you and someone close to you</b> …

There's another Chinese market growing explosively — and Beijing wants to take control before it 'blows up'

Peer-to-peer (P2P) — where ordinary consumers cut out banks and lend directly to each other over online platforms — has exploded in popularity over the last few years in China, with an estimated 2,000 P2P platforms across the country.<p>But the growth has been largely unchecked and shady practices and …

Stock Markets

Somebody in China Has Set Up a Fake Goldman Sachs and Is Doing Business

China has been known for ripping off designer goods, iPhones and even public sculpture. Now, financial companies can start worrying about having a …

The Best Breakfast for You

Breakfast munchers eat 12 percent healthier throughout the day, according to data from the app Eatery (by Massive Health), which tracks users’ daily …

Nutrition

How To Make Your Video Go Viral (The Scientific Way)

The problem with most case studies into how social videos become a viral success is that they only look at what's worked; failing to explore what …

Marketing

Why We Can No Longer Rely Only On Schools And Companies For Professional And Personal Development

There once was a time where everything you needed to know for your career was taught to you by the educational institution you attended and the company you worked for. You would go get your four year bachelor’s degree in whatever topic and that information would stay with you for a little while, …

Learning

NOW is the time to buy! Hargreaves Lansdown boss tells investors

Ian Gorham does not fit the stereotype of a slick, immaculately coiffured FTSE 100 boss.<p>But the disarmingly down to earth 43-year old – who admits he …