Jess Cura

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A Financial Planner's Investment Advice for His Son — and Everyone Else

Father's Day has a financial adviser thinking about important lessons to be passing along.<p>A friend recently asked me to recommend a book for his son …

Six ways Google is changing travel for the better - and the worse

Remember when people went on holiday with a suitcase, travel documents folder, guidebook, maps, brochures and camera?<p>Then Google came along.<p>It claims that its latest apps function as a personal “butler”, ridding travellers of the need to carry around heavy cameras, maps, guide books and the things …

How Hope Can Improve Your Life, Backed By Research

There’s a scientific reason to have hope<p>Everyone says “have hope.” Is that just silly pollyanna optimism?<p>No. Actually there’s a science to hope.<p>Via …

The most expensive home for sale in every state

Every wonder what luxury real estate listings look like across all 50 states?<p>Based off data from Zillow and MSN, Jody Sieradzki created this infographic that maps out the most expensive home for sale in every state across America.<p>The most expensive home for sale in the US is in California. The $195 …

Real Estate

Food Safety Tips to Reduce Food Poisoning or Foodborne Illness

The 9 Foods Most Likely to Make You Sick<p>Follow these kitchen tips to beat off nasty bacteria and keep making the meals you love<p>No one wants to toss a salad with E. coli or serve chicken with a side of salmonella. But every year, about 9 million Americans fall sick from these and other sources of …

How to Achieve Balance and Productivity as you Work From Home | Inc.com

Working from your home can be a big blessing. Whether you have a home-based business or an employer who permits you this flexibility, there isn't any doubt that this kind of work arrangement has massive benefits. But it will come with a few challenges, namely, discovering a comfortable balance …

Time Management

12 Habits of Highly Motivated Runners

Everyday tips for a fitter, healthier, and happier year<p>Thinkstock<p>Runners dream big. Tackling a new distance, posting a personal best, losing 20 pounds—we embrace grand challenges. But what happens after you accomplish your goal, or if your resolve weakens before you succeed? You risk …

Is It A Rut, Burnout, Or Worse? Decoding Work Stress

No one loves their job all the time, but how do you know if your stress is normal workday blahs or something more serious?<p>Everyone with a job feels some stress at some time. But are your frustrating moments something you should worry about?<p>A recent study by the Harvard Business School and the …

Top 10 U.S. National Park Landmarks

National Parks

FHA launches historic homebuyer 'care package' for 2015

After several years of lackluster participation in the housing market, first-time homebuyers are getting a boost from the Federal Housing …

Nature and sex redefined – we have never been binary

A recent article in <i>Nature</i> claims that biologists ‘now think’ that sex is not a binary feature for human beings – rather than being simply male or female, there are various kinds of sex, such as chromosomal sex or hormonal sex, and all of us exist across several spectrums of sexual identity.<p>Two sex; …

International Olympic Committee

How Successful People Handle Toxic People & 12 other articles you missed last week | Inc.com

Toxic people in business and life can be very dangerous. Last week, Travis Bradberry made some interesting points on how to deal with them. Here's Travis Bradberry's article and 12 other awesome articles you missed last week.<p><i>Learn how to click with people instantly. It is the secret to better</i> …

Self-improvement

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The Best Scotch to Buy on a Budget

I've always felt intimidated by Scotch. Unlike some other spirits, it has an air of prestige, like you can't belong to the club of <i>true connoisseurs</i> unless you have oodles of cash to dole out on rare bottlings and have a smoking jacket or two hanging in your closet.<p>Luckily, as a member of the …

Twitter Fabric Aims to Help Developers Build Better, More Lucrative Apps

Twitter has unveiled a new platform, called Fabric, to allow developers to build better apps.<p>The announcement shows the company's greater push to …