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5 Brain Hacks to Train Your Brain to Be More Grateful

Developing a gratitude mindset requires more than attitude. Here are 5 ways to make it a reflex.<p>As I wrote my book, "Top of Mind," I spent time studying how brains learn new habits. Specifically, I wanted to explore the science behind training your brain to practice new habits naturally and …

Sand Sculptures of Mythology and the 7 Wonders in Pictures

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2014 BMW 3-Series<p>Rankings & Awards<p>The 2014 BMW 3-Series ranking is based on its score within the 2014 Luxury Small Cars category. Currently the BMW …

Riding to The Peninsula Hong Kong in a ROLLS ROYCE | Andy's Travel Blog

In this crazy world of<p>But some things you have to pay for. This is one of those things.<p>The Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong is one of the world’s …

Repositioning Your Portfolio in Seven Steps

With periods of greater volatility and lower growth expected, here’s what to consider when managing your portfolio.<p>We believe the United States economy is in the mid-cycle phase of a long economic expansion. Alongside this expansion, equity markets have rallied and, after a long period of being …

Full text: Trump's address to Congress

<i>President Donald Trump's address to Congress Tuesday as delivered.</i><p>Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and Citizens of America:<p>Tonight, as we mark the conclusion of our celebration of Black History Month, we are reminded of our Nation's path …

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A Guide To Disruptive Technology

Innovations that transform how we live can also boost the economy and present investment opportunities.<p>The history of humanity is, in a way, the history of innovation — or, more accurately, disruptive innovation. Those are the kinds of advances that nudge aside existing technologies and transform …

Millennials and Inheritance

A two-part primer for parents and their children.<p>PART TWO: MILLENNIALS<p>Like it or not, “We’re all shaped by the economic, social and political climate we’re raised in, so we inevitably share some traits or views with others in our generation,” says Paul D. Stavig, a wealth strategies advisor at U.S. …

Three ways to see the Great Wall of China, two much greater than the other

My first trip to China 15 years ago came at a pivotal moment.<p>The country had just been admitted to the<p>World Trade Organization. The largest construction project in the world — the Three Gorges Dam — was nearing completion.<p>A few months before my visit, Beijing had been chosen as the host city for …

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7 Simple, Free Moves Guaranteed to Make You Richer

Some of us think wealth is unattainable. Hard work is expected, but building a fortune isn’t on our radar of possibilities.<p>We believe the rich will …

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U.S. TRUST INSIGHTS ON WEALTH AND WORTH®

The 2016 <i>U.S. Trust Insights on Wealth and Worth®</i> survey explores who the wealthy are, where they came from, how they built and are sustaining their wealth and what they want to do with it. The survey revealed common success traits that create a picture of modern day wealth in America. While the …

Wakayama, Japan: See fire festival and 10 other things | CNN Travel

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10 Reasons Why You're Going to Love Tokyo

At once surprisingly familiar and unbelievably exotic, Japan is, quite simply, one of the best places you will ever travel. It all starts with Tokyo, a city that's equal parts perplexing and alluring, a place built to thrill even the most jaded traveler. If you've never been, you're missing out and …

National Rail Pass - JTB Australia

Order your pass online by credit card and receive an order summary upon completion. *If you are departing Australia within 7 days, please call us …

Japan: 13 Things You Need to Know Before You Go

The land of the rising sun has seen a dramatic increase in tourism over the past year with Americans flocking to its islands in record numbers. While Europe, the Middle East and South America have seen tourism plummet due to safety and Zika fears, in February, March and April alone, almost 200,000 …

From steam to Shinkansen: The massive machines of the Kyoto Railway Museum

The new Kyoto Railway Museum showcases nearly 150 years of train travel in Japan, from early steam locomotives to the ultramodern Shinkansen bullet trains. Here's a full tour.<p>Kyoto is best known for its myriad temples and shrines, and its gorgeous Gion district. But for fans of mighty machines, the …

How to Visit Japan on a Budget

While Japan is a dream destination for many, its notoriously expensive prices keep plenty of budget travelers from even considering a trip. But like …

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The Top Hotels in Tokyo

Well-known luxury hotel brands took home top honors in Japan’s vibrant capital.<p>Tokyo is a dynamic city, a place where centuries-old tradition …