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How To Brew Iced Coffee

Learn how to make this refreshing drink using a coffee press<p>While iced coffee is delicious all year round, as temperatures rise, its popularity …

3 Solid Ways To Clean Up Your 401(k)

It’s springtime and a great time to clean up your 401(k). Oh, you thought that your retirement fund was nice and tidy? Think again. It could be littered with dirty investments.<p>What do I mean by “dirty?” Well, there are mutual funds within your 401(k) that may be gathering dust because you haven’t …

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Most friendships develop so naturally that you don't even realize how or when they started.<p>Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend …

One Simple Phrase That Can Bring You Joy, Peace and Happiness

<i>This article originally appeared on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>I feel fortunate to be able to say that most of the time I feel happy and calm, and that is for many reasons. However, this was not always the case and there is one short little phrase which played a major role in transforming my life.<p><b>This</b> …

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3 Attractive Income Stocks Whose Dividends Could Double

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Dividend stocks can be the foundation of a great retirement portfolio. Not only do the payments put money in your pocket, which can help hedge against any dips in the stock market, but they're usually a sign of a financially sound company. Dividends also give investors a …

Korean Braised Short Ribs Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Associate editor Christina Chaey finally learns the secret to the braised short ribs her grandma only makes her once a year.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

42 Motivational Quotes About Happiness That Will Change Your Perspective About Life

<b>1. “Happiness is where we find it, but very rarely where we seek it.”</b><p><b>– J. Petit Senn</b><p><b>2. “The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do,</b> …

6 Brand-Name Stocks That Could Deliver a Cumulative $300 Billion in Dividend Income By 2020

Image source: Pictures of Money via Flickr.<p>Dividend stocks are often the foundation upon which great retirement portfolios are built.<p>For investors, dividends serve multiple purposes. First, they act as a beacon for income-seekers, allowing them to spot financially sound businesses. Think about it …

The one thing you should always bring to the job interview

But career expert Amanda Augustine says if there's one physical thing you should <i>always</i> bring with you, it's <b>extra copies of your résumé.</b><p>"Yes, we'd like to think that every hiring manager or interviewer would walk into the interview room with your résumé in hand, but there are no guarantees," …

Employment

27 smart questions to ask employees at the company you want to work for

That's why it's <i>so</i> important to talk to other employees, too.<p>If and when you're afforded the chance to speak with your prospective coworkers — which hiring managers should encourage in the spirit of being transparent and helping to provide insight additional perspectives — there are a few specific …

How To Answer 15 Common Job Interview Questions

Got a job interview coming up? Here are sample answers to 15 common job interview questions, to inspire you! You can use these answers as templates and customize them with the specific details that suit your situation. The job-seeker in our example is interviewing for a Call Center Supervisor …

17 shopping secrets to save time and money at Trader Joe's

The cheap prices at Trader Joe's make it a popular place to shop for groceries.<p>But its popularity can also make Trader Joe's an extremely stressful place to shop.<p>Anyone who frequents the grocery chain knows that lines to checkout can often snake around half the store.<p>Trader Joe's keeps its prices …

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How to buy a home without a 20% down payment

Don't have tens of thousands of dollars in savings? That doesn't mean there's no hope of becoming a homeowner.<p>Home prices are on the rise, making it harder for buyers to cobble together a 20% down payment.<p>With the national average listing price for a four-bedroom, two-bathroom home at $302,632, …

Inspirational Quotes About Happiness From Dalai Lama

The current Dalai Lama is the principal monk of Tibetan Buddhism. He became the political leader of Tibet at the age of fifteen. The fourteenth Lama, …

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4 Things Your Bank Won't Tell You When You Get a Mortgage

2. Time is not your friend.<p>As the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau strives to create more transparency within the mortgage industry, there are …

Using Social Media Without Jeopardizing Your Career

Effective business communicators know that a brisk, bulleted memo is often more effective than a multi-page document, that an executive summary is at least as important as a full report, and that a PowerPoint deck driven by a few key images and bullets works a lot better than a deck that contains a …

12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Self-help

7 Ways to Capture Someone’s Attention

Your long-term success depends on winning the attention of others. If your boss doesn’t notice your work, how will you get a promotion? If your team doesn’t listen to you, how can you lead effectively? And if you can’t capture the attention of clients, how does your business or career …

People Before Strategy: A New Role for the CHRO

CEOs know that they depend on their company’s human resources to achieve success. Businesses don’t create value; people do. But if you peel back the layers at the vast majority of companies, you find CEOs who are distanced from and often dissatisfied with their chief human resources officers …

Ace the Assessment

Ryan Chapman<p>If you thought your test-taking days ended when you left school, think again. Recent research shows that about 76% of organizations with more than 100 employees rely on assessment tools such as aptitude and personality tests for external hiring. That figure is expected to climb to 88% …

Why We Love to Hate HR…and What HR Can Do About It

Recent complaints about the HR function have touched a nerve in a large, sympathetic audience, particularly in the United States. The most vocal critics say that HR managers focus too much on “administrivia” and lack vision and strategic insight.<p>These feelings aren’t new. They’ve erupted now and in …

Twitter Is The Best Job Search Tool You're Not Using -- Here's How You Can

Sarah Alvarez got her first job after tweeting about Nutella.<p>She was studying abroad in France in 2012 when she saw that Shout PR, a retail and lifestyle marketing firm, had blogged and tweeted about a healthier alternative to the beloved hazelnut spread. Alvarez tweeted about the article and …

​3 Job ​Interview Tips From InStyle Editor Ariel Foxman

When you're going into an interview, do your research… beyond a shallow, two-second Google search. Really <i>know</i> the company you want to work for and have an opinion about its product. What do you like about it? Where is there room for improvement? How have you seen the company progress over time? …

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8 Money Moves CPAs Say You Must Make

Everybody and their brother can talk to you about your finances until they're blue in the face, but that doesn't mean their counsel is sound. …

Here Are 3 Awesome Secrets to Happier Memories, Backed By Research

You can’t trust your memory.<p>Memory is fluid. Every time you recall something you’re essentially rewriting it in your head.<p>Yet you’re prone to …

Happiness Hack: 10 Ways To Be Happier, Backed By Science

Teddy Lim<p>Read full profile<p>Happiness is an elusive goal; everyone seems to want it, but if it were easy to attain, the whole world would be happy and …

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