Jerry Bhullar

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The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, "Read 500 pages like this every day. That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

5 Surprising Habits of the Most Likable People

Want to be that person who makes and keeps friends easily? Then make a habit of being really likable.<p>Ever wonder what makes some people much more liked than others in social settings? Or why there are certain people who can win over multiple friends without so much as a second thought?<p>Turns out, …

Self-improvement

Chinese investment in Canadian real estate set to increase in 2016

Chinese investors are getting hungrier for real estate in Canada, where foreign demand has fuelled record price gains and made million-dollar homes the norm in cities such as Vancouver.<p>Inquiries for Canadian homes on Juwai.com, a property search engine that lists real estate around the world for …

8 Nonnegotiable Habits Of Successful People

Marie Forleo once asked, “How would you behave if you were the best in the world at what you do?”<p>After I heard it, the first thing I did was take my …

The Myth of the Historical Buddha

Without the “historical” Buddha, Buddhism wouldn’t exist. This may seem like stating the obvious, but is it really? If the Buddha hadn’t existed, …

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Good morning. There's good news from China, for a change!<p>Global stock markets are looking upbeat.<p>Here are the four key things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:<p><b>1. International markets overview:</b> U.S. stock futures are pushing up and many European markets are rising by more …

Canadian dollar shoots to highest this year, but Bank of Canada could clip its wings today

TORONTO — The Canadian dollar strengthened to an almost six-month high against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday as higher oil prices improved Canada’s …

Business (Canada)

6 Ways to Eat Two Breakfasts Without Gaining Weight

Because sometimes it's impossible to make it until noon without a backup.<p>If you want to benefit from breakfast but can't stomach food first thing in the morning, or wake up criminally early and want to keep your energy levels up until a reasonable lunch hour, it could be better to split breakfast …

5 Ways to Increase Your Social Intelligence

How smart are you?<p>We usually answer this question by referring to IQ, test scores and our grades in school.<p>True intelligence is about both book smarts and street smarts.<p><b>Social Intelligence</b><p>For our Science of People book club I chose the book Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human …

Everything I Wish I Knew Before Buying a House

From qualifying for a mortgage to closing on my new home.<p>Owning a home is supposed to be part of the American Dream, but the buying process can seem …

Real Estate

Revealed: The simple ‘40-second’ secret to boost your memory

If your memory constantly lets you down, here’s a simple technique that may just be the answer to your problems (if you don’t forget it).<p>It’s known as the drawing effect and will help you remember and recall information more easily in less than 40 seconds, according to a new study.<p>While Sherlock …

Turkey launches probe after hackers leak civilian data and taunt president

Turkey on Wednesday launched an investigation after a hacker or hackers posted a database online containing the personal information of nearly 50 …

The Panama Papers Expose Shady Deals Behind The Luxury Housing Boom

A surprising revelation from the historic leak? How Miami’s high-end condo boom was fueled by the “shadow economy.”<p>This week, a gargantuan leak of 11.5 million records detailing the offshore tax havens and myriad forms of corruption perpetuated by the world’s most powerful people hit the web.<p>Known …

Make 4 changes to your morning routine for a more productive day

You reach for your Instagram, scroll through your inbox, and as soon as your feet hit the floor, you're already in battle mode for the busy day ahead.<p>Sound familiar?<p>We've all been there, but if you have a tendency to hit the ground running in the morning, it might be time to slow things down.<p>Taking …

What Procrastination Does To Your Happiness?

In September 2014, two British professors wanted to find out what happens when students do not hand over their assignments on time. Their study threw …

6 Easy-to-Acquire Habits That Will Help You Build Wealth

<i>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit,”</i>Aristotle said. And that’s good advice. Yet some habits are hard to …

Real Estate

36 ways to change your life for the better

Most of the time you don't end up keeping them, and then you just feel worse because you committed to something and didn't follow through with it.<p>Resolutions shouldn't necessarily be things to stop doing or to get rid of, but instead they should be about embracing a different mindset.<p>If part of …

4 Words That Can Instantly Improve Your Relationship

Turns out, a bouquet of flowers or even a weekend getaway can't touch your partner's heart as much as a few simple words. That's because, our experts say, words have the ability to communicate what a gift simply can't. And because of that, whipping out a few carefully chosen words has the power to …

Relationships

10 Signs You're Experiencing More Than Just Stress

Here's how to tell if your issues are deeper than everyday angst.<p>Nobody's perfect. And the stressors we all face on a regular basis can bring out the worst in pretty much everyone. But some people's emotional turmoil runs a bit deeper than your average, everyday angst.<p>The National Alliance on …

9 Love Behaviors Of Couples That Have Mastered This Marriage Thing

Men and women think, act and communicate differently, which often leaves both sexes wondering what the other is really thinking and feeling.<p>I …

Relationships

The 5 Big Reasons Why Couples Divorce After Decades Of Marriage

Here's what to do before it's too late.<p><i>SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue</i><p>By Linda Melone<p>If you or someone you know recently divorced after 20 or more years together, you’re not alone. Splitting up later in life, sometimes called “gray divorce,” is on the upswing. In 2010, one in four divorces occurred among …

Famifi

Marriage, Family and Income Inequality

Donate Subscribe<p>Share Tweet Print Email<p>In the current edition of the <i>Washington Monthly</i>, Anne Kim notes something you have probably heard about before.<p>…

How Hatred -- Yes, Hatred -- Can Save Your Marriage

Research tell us that a strong marriage hinges on the characteristics of the couple. Spouses who trust and respect each other, communicate well, and are sexually compatible have the best chances of success. If feelings and actions between two people in a partnership are good, then the relationship …

Canada's oil producers sitting on piles of cash, despite cutbacks

Canada’s biggest oil producers are sitting on a near-record pile of cash, giving them the resources to keep investing and manage debt while …

Vancouver housing market ‘vulnerable’ to money laundering

Dozens of Vancouver-area real estate firms are failing to comply with federal anti-money-laundering laws that require them to identify who their clients are and where their money comes from, The Globe and Mail has learned.<p>The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre (FinTRAC), which …

Attention, parents: You could be in for a tax hit when filing this year

<b>By Rob Carrick</b><p>There's a federal budget coming Tuesday and it will be watched closely to see how the Liberals deliver on their election promises. On Thursday, they pledged to restore Old Age Security eligibility back to 65. For young families, there's the Canada Child Tax Benefit, which was a key …

Canadian dollar, oil remain near highs for the year

The Canadian dollar and oil prices slipped in trading Friday, but remained near a three-month high.<p>The loonie, which rose above 77 cents Thursday, …

Province Increasing Minimum Wage on October 1

Ontario will raise the general minimum wage from $11.25 to $11.40 on October 1, 2016 - keeping Ontario's wage the highest of any province in Canada.

USD/CAD - Canadian Dollar Steady, Markets Eye Annual Budget

USD/CAD is off to a quiet start this week, as the pair trades at 1.3020 in the European session. On the release front, the sole US event is Existing …