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A Growing Cult of Millennials Is Obsessed With Early Retirement. This 72-Year-Old Is Their Unlikely Inspiration

Vicki Robin literally wrote the book on retiring happy.<p>Vicki Robin had no idea she’d become a millennial icon.<p>The 72-year-old coauthor of the 1992 …

Retirement

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

29 Simple Ways You Can Prevent Cancer

Photo: Shutterstock<p>Cut out sugary drinks<p>Not only do <b>sugary drinks</b> contribute to obesity and diabetes, they may also increase your risk of endometrial …

Nutrition

RANKED: The 17 best dystopian movies of all time

Denis Villeneuve's new addition to Ridley Scott's "Blade Runner" is already being hailed as a visually captivating sci-fi masterpiece by critics.<p>As the "Blade Runner 2049" hype intensifies, you might want to check out some other films with heavy dystopian themes. So we made a list of the best</b> …

Capitalism in America has been on a suicide mission for 40 years

On August 2, 2017, the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record-breaking 22,000—its fourth 1,000-point advance in less than a year. That same day, I read the first sentence in Peter Georgescu’s new book, <i>Capitalists Arise! End Economic Inequality, Grow the Middle Class, Heal the Nation</i>: “For the …

5 moves to get the abdominal V-shape you’ve always wanted

Six-packs? So 2016. Biceps? Give us a break. This year, people are drooling over a muscle you might not have known existed.<p>The transversus abdominis …

I spent years discovering the simple tactics gurus like Oprah, Einstein, and Buffett used to become successful—here they are

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: what causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers, and change-makers, while most others plateau?<p>I’ve explored the answer to this question by reading thousands of biographies, academic studies, and books across dozens of …

Creativity

11 Exercises That Will Help You Eliminate Low Back Pain for Good

Going through daily life with back pain is a serious downer. When a heavy squat snatch triggered something in my lower back during the CrossFit Open …

Want to Invest in the $6 Billion Marijuana Industry? Here Are 3 Stocks You Can Buy | Inc.com

bvThere's no question, legal marijuana is a growth industry, in every sense of the word. Legal cannabis sales reached $6.7 billion in 2016, and experts predict that number may triple now that California has voted to legalize recreational use. Bloomberg forecasts that the industry may reach $50 …

Increase Retirement Wealth With the Right Withdrawal Order | Investopedia

Getting money out of your portfolio is important, but just as important is knowing from which account to pull the funds, as most retirees are going …

Practical Ways to Live Off Your Investments Each Month

Strategies for Creating Monthly Income<p>Practical ways to live off your investments each month<p>Updated March 08, 2018<p>Years ago, people would work for a …

Opinion: How to invest in the Trump era: Buy shares of private companies

An idea for investors: The next four years seem likely to favor Main Street over Wall Street.<p>Even as President Donald Trump’s economic policies are …

How to bring the excitement back into a long-term relationship

To the casual observer, it looks like wellness star Sophie Jaffe and her husband, Adi, have the kind of love that perfume ads are made of. And, well, …

Magical Blender Muffins

A blender, a pan, and a plan, and you’ve got pillowy muffins ready to be devoured in a 15-minute snap. We’ve been seeing different types of blender …

65 Free Web Resources for Starting Your Own Business | Inc.com

Where starting a business is concerned, there never seem to be sufficient resources available, and that includes one of the most precious resources of all: information.<p>Here's a handy guide that was originally created by Ubuntu Company Services, a South African company registration and compliance …

Want to earn more money? This data says don’t quit your job yet

For today’s workforce, the temptation to jump quickly from one role to the next has significant appeal, whether it’s the instant gratification of a signing bonus, a title change, or a longer-term salary bump. However, candidates that frequently job hop are becoming less appealing to …

Do You Even Know How Bonds Work? Now’s the Time to Brush Up

Test your knowledge with our quiz.<p>Bonds have been in the news a lot lately: Yields on 10-year Treasury bonds have risen amid concerns that tax cuts …

A Cheat Sheet on the Deglobalization of the Financial World

Homeward bound?<p>From Brexit and rising polarization in Europe to the protectionist rhetoric of President-elect Donald Trump, this year's played host …

Ten Job-Search Habits To Break

Dear Liz,<p>I am a follower of your Pain Letter approach and I love it! Here’s what I have found. Only about one in four of the hiring managers I write to ever respond. The others just ignore my letter if they see it at all.<p>I have followed up on a couple of my Pain Letters. One manager I followed up …

Employment

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Some people do really insane things during a job search. You can waste a lot of time getting noticed. But someone who got through a programming bootcamp -- a course that purports to make you a programmer in a few months -- learned to avoid those career mistakes and succeed at getting a six-figure …

You can now delete (almost) all trace of yourself from the web at the click of a button

The internet never forgets. What may have been an embarrassing Facebook photo eight years ago could be dredged up to affect future job prospects, or …

Clean Power Is Too Hot for Even Trump to Cool

On Nov. 4, Walmart announced an aggressive plan to increase its investments in renewable energy, pledging to power half its operations from wind, …

Renewable Energy

Top Investment Advisors: Where to invest $10,000 in 2017

Where to Invest $10,000 Right Now<p>Five experts reveal the opportunities they see around the world.<p>By Suzanne WoolleySuzanne Woolley<p>Investors had a …

Smart year-end tax planning moves

With the end of the year approaching, it’s time for strategic moves to lower your 2015 tax bill. This is the second installment of our two-part …

How to invest like ... JD Rockefeller, the richest man who ever lived

How would you like to invest like the richest man who ever lived?<p>John D Rockefeller Snr had modest origins but, as the driving force behind the spectacular growth of the Standard Oil company, became the world’s first billionaire and by the time of his death in 1937 his assets worth about 1.5pc of …

Investing

How Much Does It Cost to Make a Custom Website?

In some ways, creating a website is a lot like building a house. There are endless options depending on what you need and want. Each and every website design project, like every house, is always different.<p>After 15 years in the website design and digital marketing industry, the question I most …

How Investors Should Plan for Higher Interest Rates

On Wednesday, Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen told the House Financial Services Committee that if the U.S. economy continues performing well, raising …

9 essential responsive web design tools

My name is Ben Callahan, and I'm a tools junkie. If I'm not careful, I'll spend more time playing about with the hottest new tools than doing the …

This is how a central bank could kill off cash and bring in negative interest rates on your savings

Ideas that would have been considered crazy just a decade ago are now seen as much more likely.<p>One of those ideas is that central banks could bring in negative interest rates.<p>Growth is pretty tepid around the world, and in many advanced economies, inflation is nowhere to be seen. Cutting interest …

13 steps anyone can take to get rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

Prompted by legendary businessman Andrew Carnegie, who turned a few nickels and dimes into a fortune, journalist Napoleon Hill researched more than 500 self-made millionaires over 20 years before releasing his 1937 best-seller "Think and Grow Rich."<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that the magic …