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The #1 Account All Wealthy People Have (That You Probably Don't)

Can you imagine your little old traditional or Roth IRA is worth millions of dollars?<p>It happens for some people.<p>According to the US Government Accountability Office (GAO), 791 individuals have IRA balances between $10 million and $25 million, while 314 are worth over $25 million.<p>That was in 2011. …

Retirement

3 Ways to Benefit from a Roth IRA Under New Tax Law, Including a ‘Mega Backdoor Roth’

The tax benefits to Roth IRAs have always been enticing, but now they're even more attractive. Even if you think you make too much to take advantage, …

7 Reasons To Start A YouTube Channel Now (And First Steps To Take)

Have you considered starting a YouTube channel? YouTube stars are influencing generation Z’s buying habits and career ambitions on an astounding level, millennials check YouTube at least once a day on average, and even gen Xers and baby boomers are in on the action, watching videos at least …

Marketing

Midlife savings crisis: Ways to rebuild your retirement plan later in life

If a look at the balance in your 401(k) sparks a midlife savings crisis, take heart: Later is a better time than never to get serious about retirement.<p>One of the top culprits for underwhelming savings later in life is early withdrawals from individual retirement accounts and employer-sponsored …

Retirement

Prevention Diet: Foods for an Enlarged Prostate

Roughly 50 percent of men over the age of 50 have an enlarged prostate or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), according to the National Institute of …

Healthy Gorilla Poop Study Raises Stink About Unhealthy Human Bowels

Our ape relatives have us beat in fiber.<p>Trillions of symbiotic microbial cells are harbored within human beings, a collection that’s known as the …

10 Muscle-building Foods Every Man Should Have in His Pantry

We get it: You’re busy, and you don’t have a lot of time to make whole meals from scratch. Between family, work, and finding time to hit the gym …

Lebron James’ Ketogenic Diet Could Be Your Ticket To Becoming A Shredded Beast… But At What Cost?

"I'm not a celiac but..." Some call the Keto diet a celebrity-fad palatable only to cross-fit warriors and Bondi hipsters. Others reckon it's an …

Anti-inflammatory diet may guard against cancer

<i>Leslie Beck, a Toronto-based private practice dietitian, is Director of Food and Nutrition at Medcan.</i><p>It’s increasingly recognized that chronic inflammation is a major contributor to illnesses including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, certain cancers, asthma, arthritis, depression and Alzheimer’s …

Reasons Americans don't save for retirement and why they don't hold water

What excuses will we think of next?<p>Most of us work hard for four decades or more in the hopes of being able to retire comfortably down the line. But while today's workers would probably <i>like</i> to retire with a decent lifestyle, their chances of doing so are looking pretty bleak. That's because 42% of …

5 Ways to Boost Your Energy

Energy is essential in this sleep-deprived, overstretched, high-speed world. How do we recharge our batteries when there is a constant drain on our …

Is an Anti-Inflammatory Diet the Best for You?

<i>This content originally appeared on Health.</i><p>Similar to the Mediterranean diet and the DASH diet, an anti-inflammatory diet focuses on more plants, …

Nutrition

The one move J.Lo’s trainer has her do to tone *everything* from the waist up

Ever wonder how celebs like J.Lo, Kate Upton, and Heidi Klum stay so fit and toned? Well, it helps that they tend to enlist fitness and nutrition …

Workouts

How to Live Within Your Means Without Feeling Cheap

Just because you get a raise, it doesn't mean you should raise your spending.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If living within your means isn't part of your investment strategy, then you're doing something wrong! If you've increased your income and paid off …

Roth IRA

This Is the Most Popular Cauliflower Recipe on Pinterest

I can't get enough of cauliflower. I love roasting it and adding it to fresh salads, turning it into velvety soups, and transforming it into "rice" …

Lose 10 Pounds in a Week by Turning Your Metabolism Into a Fat-Burning Machine

For women who’ve tried Atkins, or any of the low-carb diets that are so popular right now, this story probably sounds familiar: “You see someone …

A Soup Diet Can Jump-Start Your Weight Loss — If You Do It Right

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps some folks lose nine pounds in a single week — and that’s not even the best part. We’ve …

Nutrition

Food & Wine List for a Mediterranean Diet

<i>by Lau Hanly</i><p>The Mediterranean diet, based on the traditional eating patterns of people living near the Mediterranean Sea, features plenty of fresh …

Nutrition

Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …

Self-improvement

5 Ways To Boost Your Digestive Health With Food

Most Canadians are only getting half of the fibre they need in a day.<p>Ask Canadians to rate their overall health and they tend to have a pretty good …

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The Best Workouts for Losing Weight

<i>What’s the safest, most effective way to lose weight while working out?</i><p>Workouts with short rest periods, higher intensities, and ones that use …

The Number-One Reason Your Shoulders Are Always Killing You

Read this if you're constantly begging for a massage<p>The scene: You go to grab your microwave popcorn stash from the top shelf of your pantry, and you wince. And then, when you try to uncork a bottle of wine, and you struggle. You’re sore, and it’s not because you’ve done any shoulder-specific …

How to Make $2 Million With Just a Laptop and Phone

Josh Harris uses a proven system to take complete novices from zero to six figures a year.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Plenty of gurus promise proven systems for raking in cash. The problem is that most gurus don’t actually produce real results.<p>In 2014, The …

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An Entrepreneur Shares 20 Tips For Traveling For Free (Or Next To Nothing)

Elona Karafin is a 24-year-old cancer survivor who is not letting anything hold her back. This business analyst in a large New York City firm spends her free time helping underprivileged kids with cancer through a charity that she founded, is starting a new project where she take survivors on …

The Complete, 12-Step Guide to Starting a Business

Everything you need to know about how to start a business.<p>There are no limits on who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, a bunch of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, what you …

How to Build an Emergency Fund | Investopedia

To quote the American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, "Into each life some rain must fall/Some days must be dark and dreary." To deal with those …

Personal Finance

How to break carb cravings, once and for all

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're like many people I know, the thought of giving up pasta and bread in an effort to shed a few pounds (or more) might seem like an unfair punishment -- perhaps even a tease, especially when those foods seem to be on everyone else's plates.<p>The truth is, despite the popularity of …

Nutrition

These 4 Choices Can Mess Up Your Financial Future

Confessions from a former financial caseworker.<p>Why are some people always strapped for cash while others have money in the bank and are maxing out …