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This is how to increase your attention span: 5 secrets from neuroscience

The human brain is the most amazing thing in the universe. It got us to the moon, built the pyramids, cured smallpox … <i>And it also can’t seem to go 6</i> …

Most Americans Fail at Financial Literacy. Here Are 3 Concepts You Absolutely Need to Know

Need a crash course on finances? We've got you covered.<p>While Americans might have no problem <i>spending</i> money, managing it is a different story. In …

Personal Finance

I spent 5 years studying millionaires — these are the 4 steps to achieving financial success

In my Rich Habits Study, I interviewed 233 millionaires, with at least $160,000 in annual gross income and $3.2 million in net assets.<p>One of the many revelations of the study was that the life you have is a reflection of the foundation you've built during your adult years.<p>If you work hard and …

Retirement

Fall Asleep Fast — In 2 Minutes or Less | Art of Manliness

Have you ever unexpectedly found yourself with a snatch of time in which to steal a nap? You tried to settle into the chair or nook in which you …

Yoga

Any patient investor can turn $5,000 a year into nearly $1 million, says billionaire investor Ron Baron

It's wrong for people to think that they have to be wealthy to get rich investing in the stock market, famed buy-and-hold investor Ron Baron told …

Investing

I took a neuroscientist's advice for saving money, and it's transformed my finances

After years of feeling as though my finances controlled me and not the other way around, I'm happy to report I have found the solution in the wisdom of a neuroscientist.<p>Perhaps the insight can help you, too.<p>Budgeting is about making fewer choices to maximize happiness<p>I first met Moran Cerf, a …

5 ways you could be sabotaging your chances of getting rich

Getting rich has more to do with mindset than you may realize. "The biggest thing holding back most people from striking it big are their thoughts, …

Self-improvement

Your 'money personality' is first step to financial health

Do you worry about money even though you have a steady income and a healthy retirement fund? You may be a "security seeker."<p>Do you live in the moment without thinking about saving for the future? You could be an "avoider."<p>Some financial planners, credit counselors and psychologists say recognizing …

Personal Finance

In 5 years of studying rich people, I found self-made millionaires have 7 habits that help them build wealth

In my five-year Rich Habits study, I found that self-made millionaires fall into two categories: Risk-Takers and Savers.<p>Self-made millionaire Risk Takers are individuals who take some risk in the pursuit of wealth. They are typically business owners, entrepreneurs, aggressive investors in stocks or …

Personal Finance

9 Ways to Stay Optimistic When All You Want to Do Is Quit

Any battle-hardened individual will talk about the darkness before the dawn—those make-or-break moments when they could have quit but held on with …

7 ways to live within your means now so you can enjoy retirement later

Living within your means can be difficult. It requires planning, discipline and awareness of what your personal financial limits are.<p>Load …

What Is Coaching: 3 Qualities A Good Coach Should Have

What is coaching? It’s not easy to be a great coach, but here are some tips and tricks how to do it effectively.

The 5 basic money skills everyone should master by age 35

People doling out money advice tend to overcomplicate things. Forget about those myths that actually make it harder to save money and get richer: …

How to make money while you sleep

<b>Whether you’re trying to pay off debt, top off your emergency fund or invest more, a little extra monthly income can get you there faster.</b><p>But there …

Personal Finance

11 things to give up if you want to be a millionaire

According to self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, almost anyone has what it takes to become a millionaire.<p>"Like most things in life, becoming good at …

Self-improvement

8 Surprising Money Habits of Wealthy People

There’s nothing quite like tax season to remind you of the importance of getting your finances in order. Whether you’re still negotiating your salary for your dream job or are well on your way to successfully saving for retirement, adopting habits from successful #girlbosses can help you reach your …

Lottery Winnings: Take the Lump Sum or Annuity? | Investopedia

Winning the lottery is an amazing thing. Congratulations, if you have won. And as you’ve probably realized, nothing could have prepared you for the …

Retirement

How to Calculate Your Net Worth

When you see Beyonce’s net worth of $450 million or President Donald Trump’s net worth of $3.7 billion, you’re probably wondering, “What is my net …

A success coach explains how to reprogram the mental patterns keeping you from building wealth

Have you ever told yourself, "Money doesn't grow on trees?"<p>Stop.<p>Jen Sincero, success coach and author of the book "You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth," these kinds of unhelpful thought patterns, many of them common beliefs that we "unconsciously accept as truth," can …

Happiness

11 Secrets You Need to Tell Your Financial Adviser

So you've made an appointment to sit down with a financial adviser and formulate a plan for your future. Are you prepared to talk about your full …

Personal Finance

8 Money Mistakes You Want To Avoid In Your 30s

I’m looking forward to turning 30 this year. I’m older, wiser, and eager to leave the money issues of my 20s behind (bye, student loans!).<p>I also know, based on what I’ve observed from my friends and family, that the way I think about money will begin to shift. With so many major milestones that …

Personal Finance

The Case for Saving Less for Retirement

In 2016, I finally paid off my student debt. Practically every other cent left over after rent and other living expenses went into my retirement …

How To Retire With 'Buckets' Of Money

One of the age old retirement questions is, how much money do I need to have saved for a successful retirement? Is it $1 million? $2 million? Or even more? However, there is no magic retirement savings number. While it is important to accumulate assets and wealth over your working years, it is not …

Retirement

7 things Tony Robbins says you should do with your money

In fact, many people are still reeling from the 2008 financial crisis. Meanwhile, the U.S. is experiencing historically low interest rates, and some countries even have negative interest rates.<p>That's enough to make anyone feel uncertain. But Tony Robbins is convinced that you can be unshakeable …

3 strategies to save money each month without sacrificing

There are hundreds of ways to save money each month. You could walk to work. You could cancel your monthly streaming subscription. You could pack your lunch.<p>While each of these can be effective, they’re not mandatory. Here are three simple ways to save money each month without eliminating all the …

Personal Finance

Tighten Your Core and Tone Your Back With Arm Circle Planks

Take your core-strengthening planks to the next level while toning your arms and back — you're going to feel the burn with this move!<p>Meet the arm circle plank. Barry's Bootcamp trainer Tommy Stracke loves incorporating this plank variation into his workouts and his clients' workouts because it …

Getting Ripped vs. Getting Strong | The Art of Manliness

When most dudes have the come-to-Jesus moment that they need to start exercising and eating right, their primary motivation is usually to look good, …

How to Create Long-Term Wealth in 5 Easy Steps

5 Things You Need to Do If You Want to Get Rich<p>It Isn't Hard to Build Wealth<p>Updated August 29, 2017<p>The single most life-changing lesson I ever …

Investing

Basic Math to Get Rich By Investing in Stocks

Investing

Here's how much money you should have saved at every age

If you make a hundred bucks, the saying goes, you'll probably need to spend at least $50 of it on survival — rent, groceries, heating your house. …