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Sallie Krawcheck shares the worst money advice she's heard recently

There is a lot of money advice out there, and it feels like there's even more of it targeted to women these days. That is a great, great thing ... usually. Some of it can be well-meaning, but sadly misguided.<p>Here's what's itching at me:

Personal Finance

The Best Movies on Netflix Right Now

What did we do before <b>Netflix</b>? Go out and rent videos from Blockbuster or Hollywood Video (RIP)? You actually had to leave the house to go find good …

Netflix

The New Way To Focus At Work (And At Home)

The authors of <i>Getting to It!</i> show us how to eliminate distractions and concentrate on the projects that make us more successful -- and happy.<p>Because of our work in the training field, we encounter many people who are overburdened at work. They tell us about their current workload, and then mention …

Read This Google Email About Time Management Strategy

A Google employee teaches his colleagues how to block out interruptions and set aside “make time.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response …

How To Scientifically Tell When Someone Is Lying

Frequently in conversation, people will joke with sarcasm and tell small “white” lies with one another. Normally, most people will find it easy to …

Psychology

Here's More Evidence Women and Minorities Aren't Represented in Hollywood

Hollywood has a diversity problem in the directors chair, according to a study released Wednesday.<p>Women made up only 6.4% of the 376 directors of …

Supreme Court Revisits Case That Could Cripple Affirmative Action

The Supreme Court revisited today <i>Fisher v. University of Texas</i>, an affirmative action case that was first considered by the court in 2013. SCOTUS …

Surprise! Scientists discover that sperm cells can slither

Scientists have discovered that sperm have a previously unrecognized skill – they can swim in a "slither" mode when they are close to the wall of their environment.<p>The motion of a slithering sperm cell resembles that of a snake wriggling across the desert floor – the head of the sperm points in one …

Biology

Scientific Study: Victoria's Secret Perfume Is Actually Mosquito Repellent

A group of scientists wanted to find the most effective mosquito repellents. So they tested 10 different substances, including campout standbys like …

How Millennials and Boomers Are Killing Gen X's Retirement Savings

Generation X can't catch a break.<p>It’s hard to plan for your financial future when you’re busy paying the day-to-day expenses for everyone in your …

12 investing books to read if you want to get rich

"On average, millionaires invest 20% of their household income each year. Their wealth isn't measured by the amount they make each year, but by how they've saved and invested over time," writes Ramit Sethi in his New York Times bestseller, "I Will Teach You To Be Rich."<p>To help you get started, we …

Investing

The 9 worst money mistakes to make in your 20s

"Every person, and especially every entrepreneur, should embrace failure with open arms," writes Richard Branson. "It is only through failure that we learn."<p>Of course, there are caveats to such broad advice — especially when it comes to money.<p>Here are nine money-management mistakes you might make …

Personal Finance

Religion doesn't make kids more generous or altruistic, study finds

Here's a discovery that could make secular parents say hallelujah: Children who grow up in nonreligious homes are <i>more</i> generous and altruistic than children from observant families.<p>A series of experiments involving 1,170 kids from a variety of religious backgrounds found that the non-believers were …

Religion

A Guy's Guide To Building Great Glutes

"Guys train legs; they don't focus on glutes," my editor told me, as he once more shot down my idea for a "Men's Guide to Glutes" training …

Bodybuilding

#MassyMethodMondays: Find Out What It Really Means To "Get Toned"

What does it <i>actually</i> mean to "tone up"? Simply put, <b>toning</b> represents an increase in muscle tissue and decrease in body fat to the point that you can clearly see the definition of the muscle. Basically, the idea of "firming up" your muscles is a myth. Fat doesn’t turn to muscle, and muscle doesn’t …