Jill Howard

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6 Best Road Trips

See granite domes, desert landscapes and rare wildlife on this 1,564-mile adventure. On the way stop at two museums, a really clean one and an artsy …

Here are the best places to travel in 2018 according to Lonely Planet

There’s only a couple of months left in 2017, which means you’re probably starting to think about the year ahead. What will you change? What will you do? Most importantly, where will you go?<p>Well, the team at travel guide publisher Lonely Planet is here to help with their just-released annual report …

The 10 Best Weeknight Dinners for Your Dutch Oven

A Dutch oven is a real workhorse in the kitchen — it can boil water for pasta, slow-cook a pot roast, and do just about anything in between. That's …

Cooking

Education Isn't the Key to a Good Income

A growing body of research debunks the idea that school quality is the main determinant of economic mobility.<p>One of the most commonly taught stories American schoolchildren learn is that of Ragged Dick, Horatio Alger’s 19th-century tale of a poor, ambitious teenaged boy in New York City who works …

Income Inequality

Mark Cuban and Warren Buffett agree on the No. 1 way to guarantee you'll never get rich

Entrepreneur Mark Cuban started with just a few $20 bills in his pocket.<p>At age 23, he graduated from Indiana University and set off for Texas "with …

31 delicious one-pot recipes

My brother-in-law and I are the same kind of cooks — it's been described that we will grab every clean mixing bowl or pot in a kitchen and dirty it …

Want to get rich? 5 foolproof ways to build wealth

Here’s a question with an easy answer: Want to get rich?<p>Even if you’re not the type to chase wealth, you’d probably say yes to financial comfort. That feeling of not having to think about money — or the more typical reality, stress over it — is what we’re all really after.<p>Whether you ever get to …

Retirement

The Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe Is Dairy-Free

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>By now we hope every home cook knows the pure dinnertime pleasure that is chicken in milk. The original dish, credited …

Cooking

Red wine: the unexpected health benefits

Another day, another story about red wine being good for you. Today's happy news comes from scientific researchers at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, who have found that drinking at least one glass of red wine a week boosts fertility in women.<p>The research investigated how alcohol …

Replacing My Paycheck With Dividends

I am beginning a personal stock portfolio based on my research into dividend growth investing. My goal for investing in stocks is simple: to generate …

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

Crispy on the outside, soft and gooey in the middle--the way a good chocolate chip cookie should be.<p>Makes about 12<p>Prep: 10 minutes<p>Total: 1 hour 30 minutes<p>Ingredients<p>4 1/4 cups|685 grams all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking soda<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 1/2 cups|340 grams unsalted butter, softened, …

The Simple 9-Step Plan to Financial Freedom

Who said personal finance needs to be complicated?<p>One thing I regret about college is that there was no class on personal finance. (Or if there was, I didn't know about it.) Sure, I wrote papers on the philosophies of Nietzsche, Arendt, and Kirkegaard, but no one ever made me take a quiz about …

Most People Blow 70% of Their Money on 3 Things — and Cutting Back Could Be the Key to Retiring Much Earlier

Rule #1: Live below your means.<p>Retirement might seem light-years away, but if you get to your golden years with insufficient funds, it’s guaranteed …

20 Productivity Apps You Didn't Know You Needed

From note-taking to goal setting, check out these helpful tools.<p>Whether you’re taking notes, following up on emails or prepping for a meeting, with technology these simple tasks shouldn’t bite into too much of your time. Luckily, there’s pretty much an app for everything.<p>From note-taking to …

Apps

8 Websites That Will Help You Learn Coding Basics for Free

So you want to start creating websites of your own? Or maybe you just want to get better at editing your own WordPress theme. Is it possible that you …

The 10 countries you should visit first to be a true traveller

Everyone has bucket lists of exotic and unlikely destinations and experiences that they would one day like to tick off, there are also certain …

Cooking for Two: 33 Healthyish Meals for You and Your Boo

Cooking for two can be a tricky skill to master. While leftovers are practical, eating Crock-Pot chili five nights in a row can get pretty old, and …

Healthy Eating

Dealing with acne? Add these 6 foods to your diet

Fighting pounds is one thing, but fighting acne can be a whole other battle. But this is a war a healthy diet can help with. So skip the sugary treats and trans fat snacks as your first defense, then load up on these acne-fighting foods.<p>1. Brazil nuts<p>This acne-fighting food is loaded with selenium …

Nutrition

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

At these parks, you'll get scenery and experiences you won't find anywhere else.<p>Last year, former National Geographic travel photographer, Jonathan …

Salmon, Greek yogurt, more: 5 foods to blast dangerous belly fat

6 Expert-Approved Ways To Lose Fat Fast

#3 should be easy.<p>When it comes to reaching our weight-loss goals, we've got about as much patience as we do sitting in traffic when we're already late for work<i>.</i><p>But in order to get to your goal as quickly as possible, you've got to forget about crash dieting. That's because making strategic tweaks …

20 Gmail Hacks Only Savvy Users Know

These tricks and tips will make you a Gmail power user.<p>There’s an endless amount of tricks, tips and extensions that can boost your Gmail game. From undoing a sent email to pre-writing messages to sending money -- Gmail has taken email to the next level.<p>To keep up with all of these tips and tools …

Google

In the time you spend on social media each year, you could read 200 books

Somebody once asked Warren Buffett about his secret to success. Buffett pointed to a stack of books and said,<p>Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. All of you can do it, but I guarantee not many of you will…<p>When I first found this quote …

Self-improvement

Are You Making the Most of Your Health Savings Account?

There will no doubt be changes in the healthcare landscape in the coming months and years. But experts are in agreement about this: Health Savings …

Retirement

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

7 Ways to Use Your Slow Cooker to Make More Wholesome Meals

If one of your goals for the new year is to focus on eating a more wholesome diet, the slow cooker is one of the most helpful tools in the kitchen to …

Cooking

I'm going to the Women's March on Washington, and here are 5 reasons #WhyIMarch

Next Friday, I’ll be packing up my car with picket signs and heading south to D.C. where nearly 200,000 women and other human rights activists will …

Build This Flowchart to Overcome Procrastination

Psychologist Dr. Patrick Keelan has a series of questions to ask yourself when you feel stuck with your work. These four questions can act as a …

Procrastination

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result of deep-seated habits etched into our minds through years and years of repitious …

Motivation

The 10 Must-Have Success Habits

<i>I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom. — George S. Patton</i><p>Developing Successful Habits<p>At …