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17 Financial New Year's Resolutions for 2017

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Happy New Year everyone! For those of you who stuck to your long-term game plan in 2016, you were handsomely rewarded. All three major U.S. stock indexes pushed to new all-time highs during the course of 2016, and the unemployment rate hit a more than nine-year low.<p>But …

Retirement

Make 2017 the year you become an elite coder with this top-down training

It’s one of those perennial New Year’s resolutions for the tech-inclined: learning to code. If you’re in the dark about where to start, look no further than this Learn to Code 2017 course collection. You can now get this 10-pack of coding tutorials from TNW Deals… for any price you want to pay.<p>To …

The Ultimate Work From Home Checklist

Of the 543,000 new small businesses started each month, approximately 52 percent of them are home-based.It’s no surprise really when you consider the …

Small Business

10 Olympic athletes' daily habits you should steal (that don't involve the gym)

As morning people who appreciate routine even while we try to embrace some spontaneity, we’re admittedly fascinated by the drive, dedication, and self-discipline embodied by Olympic athletes. Following a rigid diet that involves counting protein grams and being mindful of carbohydrates isn’t at the …

Rio De Janeiro

Post-Processing Timelapse Shows the Power of Simple Lightroom Edits

Lightroom is a very powerful tool, and this quick timelapse by filmmaker and photographer Bart Oerbekke demonstrates how a series of simple edits …

12 habits of genuine people

There's an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58 percent of success in all types of jobs.<p>People with high EQs make $29,000 more …

This Is How You Wear a Linen Suit

Let Chris Pine show you the way<p>Linen suits in earthy, pale colors are a great idea for summer weddings and other dressed-up, outdoor affairs. They’re cool, comfortable, and gentlemanly. You just need to be careful of one thing: looking like a literal sack of potatoes. Linen is a fabric that will …

5 Important Things You Must-Have Before Starting A Photography Business

You may be at a crossroads. Perhaps you’ve watched Photography 101 and Lighting 101 and 201 and have spent countless hours photographing your …

The 8 Technical Skills Modern Entrepreneurs Should Pick Up

Today’s entrepreneurship environment is…complicated. Never before have you had such an extensive array of methods, techniques, tactics, strategies, and ideas for growing your business.<p>The landscape is bewildering in its variety and astonishing in its complexity. And in this brave new world of …

Marketing

9 Ways Money Does Buy Happiness

"A person's ability to savor experiences predicts their degree of happiness."<p>Whenever someone tells me that money can’t buy happiness, I am often …

Here Are the Best and Worst U.S. Cities to Live In if You're LGBTQ

And, really, for everyone.<p>The Human Rights Campaign has released its annual ranking of cities based on how inclusive they are to the LGBTQ people who live and work there.<p>They rated 408 cities on the Municipal Equality Index (MEI), which looks at the city's non-discrimination laws, employment …

9 powerful habits to develop in 2016

Success is also subjective; if one chooses to live within one's means and owes no debts, he or she may consider him- or herself successful, whereas another may see success in the numbers in their bank account.<p>Regardless of the definition, when we think of successful people, what attributes …

The most indispensible gadget of the year

<i>The staff of Fortune recently assembled the best business moments of 2015. Here’s one of our picks.</i><p>Amazon (AMZN) reported $500 million more in …

Photoshop is a great skill to have on your resume, and now you can learn to master it for cheap

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Microsoft It is more important than ever to make your website stand out. Anyone can log on to Wordpress and create a site dedicated to …

I'm working on a 'buy list' for 2016 - one investment already stands out

The Opportunist: This country has wonderful prospects - and it may soon be the right time to buy into its stock market<p>I have already the rough workings of a plan for scooping up bargain investments in 2016. Yes, I know, it’s a bit early for annual predictions, but the opportunist radar is already …

4 Weird Treatments for Cellulite That Actually Work

<b>Cucumbers</b><br>Reasons to love cucumbers: They're hydrating and rich in vitamins. Applying slices directly to the skin allows phytochemicals in cucumbers to tighten collagen for a firm complexion. This can result in an almost-instant reduction of cellulite appearance.<p><b>Coffee Scrub</b><br>Caffeine dilates blood …

The Online College That Credits Life Experience

Competency-based learning measures knowledge, not time.<p>Like many adults, Wendi Thomas wanted to re­turn to school to con­tin­ue her educa­tion, but she simply couldn’t find the time.<p>As the 47-year-old mar­ried moth­er of two teen­agers, ages 16 and 19, she shuttled back and forth between home and …

Jupyter Notebook Viewer

Introduction to Data Analysis with Python<p>Dr. Thomas Wiecki<p>Lead Data Scientist<p>Introduction to Data Analysis with Python<p>The Path of the PyData Ninja<p>Dr. …

Hedge Funds

Life With Apple Watch Two Weeks Later

Apple’s first smartwatch has been available for a little over two weeks. While some have managed to get their hands on with the Apple Watch in the …

What's Stopping Us From Changing Faster?

When you are an established player in your industry and a new competitor emerges, the first natural reaction is to ignore them, but at the same time, keep a close watch from the corner of your eye to see what they’re up to. But what if that competitor accumulates 700,000 new customers within their …

Management

Why You Should Use Only Prime Lenses

Nikon G series primes.<p>Your kit lens really isn’t that bad, but photographers who pick up a DSLR or mirrorless interchangeable lens camera and who …

8 Most Commonly Forgotten Steps In Your Photography Workflow

In the era of ADHD and burdensome multitasking, making mistakes and forgetting certain aspects of the creative workflow is common. But it's not …

Banks and Congress blast Obama plan to tax Wall St and wealthy

The banking industry and Republicans have criticised a White House proposal to increase taxes on Wall Street and the wealthy as President Barack …

What The Rich Are Doing With Their Money In 2015 -- And You Should, Too

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>It’s hard to believe that the rich don’t have some secret knowledge about money that the rest of us “regular” people don’t have.<p>After all, the more zeros you have at the end of your paycheck, the smarter you must be about managing your finances, …

Retirement

Eight easy cash flow tips for your business

<b>Cash flow woes are common at the start of a new year, with SMEs often struggling to make ends meet in January. But there is a range of ways to</b> …

Small Business

What 7 Concert Photographers Wish They Knew When Starting Out

Photo by Todd Owyoung<p><i>All images in this story were used with permission from their respective owners</i><p>Music photography is the passion of so many–and …

Digital Cameras

5 things about Obama's Robin Hood tax plan

The proposal faces long odds in the GOP-controlled Congress.<p>President Barack Obama would take from the rich and give to everyone else as part of a sweeping tax plan he intends to push Tuesday in his State of the Union address.<p>The Robin Hood-style proposal would raise taxes on capital gains and …

Income Inequality

Obama Will Focus on Wealth Inequality—Not Just Income

The president's plan to raise capital gains taxes brings a long-standing economic issue back to the limelight.<p>When President Obama addresses the nation in the State of the Union address on Tuesday, he is likely to boast about the health of the economy, which last year created jobs at its fastest …

What You Need to Know About SEO Going Into 2015

<i>Sujan Patel is the VP of Marketing at thisCLICKS, the makers of</i> <i>When I Work –</i> <i>an employee scheduling software solution for small businesses.</i><p>Any good marketer or business owner trying to leverage the Web to connect with more prospective customers knows that SEO is always changing. As the new year …

SEO