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7 signs you can't afford to buy a home

If any of these signs strike a chord with you, you may want to delay taking on a mortgage in the near future.<p>Making the leap from renting to buying …

How to Take an Ivy League Class for Free Online

Be an Ivy Leaguer without ever setting foot on campus.<p>Ivy League schools like Harvard and Yale come with a lot of prestige, some are even the setting …

Online Education

Every Female Entrepreneur Should Read These 9 Inspiring Books

These inspiring and insights-packed books are written for women and by women<p>Entrepreneurship comes with many challenges and just as many opportunities to learn from those who came before you. There are now countless books, podcasts and online courses and challenges to push you outside your comfort …

womenleadership

7 unexpected lessons I learned when I quit my job to pursue my dream

<i>Following your passion, no matter where it takes you, sounds blissful—and terrifying. After all, rent still needs to get paid. Seven years ago,</i> …

Here's how to answer 5 job interview questions that are designed to trick you

Are you confident in all your job interview answers? Challenge yourself to see if you nail these 5 questions intentionally designed to trick</i> …

Employment

Michelle Obama's TMI: She Likes to Watch Her 'Swagalicious' Husband Cross the White House Lawn

She’s picking up what he’s putting down.<p>Michelle Obama got a little candid about her relationship with husband, President Barack Obama during her …

'If diversity means giving white men more work writing about black women, we've failed'

Black women need to be in control of their own stories says screenwriter Misan Sagay – and that means hiring more black talent across all aspects of film and tv<p>Screenwriter Misan Sagay doesn’t identify with the “sassy black women” portrayed in films and on television.<p>“I have never met a black woman …

Women of Color

Here's how to answer 5 job interview questions that are designed to trick you

Are you confident in all your job interview answers? Challenge yourself to see if you nail these 5 questions intentionally designed to trick you.<p><i>Produced by Lamar Salter. Original reporting by Jacquelyn Smith.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b> On Twitter

Why the Black Travel movement has taken off

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tastemakers Africa, Nomadness Travel Tribe and Travel Noire have one unique thing in common.<p>They are all part of the "Black Travel" movement -- a growing band of travel agents and social networks that celebrate and promote travel by people of color.<p>"There has always been a stereotype that …

10 Historically Black Beaches to Visit This Summer

In 2016, we take going to the beach and hanging out with friends and family for granted – we don’t have to worry about which beach we’re allowed to …

Black women become most educated group in US

Black women are now the most educated group in US, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.<p>Between 2009 and 2010, black women …

The best time of day to do everything, from exercising to interviewing for a job

What happened?<p>Maybe it's not a question of <i>what</i> you did, but of <i>when</i> you did it.<p>As in, you drank coffee before you needed it and ended up crashing later, or you spent the whole morning answering emails so you had no energy left to work on the really important stuff in the afternoon.<p>To help make sure …

These are the worst mistakes we have seen young people make in job interviews

We are usually impressed with the calibre of candidates. Most people we meet seem smart and accomplished, and applicants "get" our all-digital, fast-paced, antiboring way of handling business news.<p>But ... young people are human, too. They make mistakes. And the following mistakes have cost them the …

8 Ways Successful People Beat Procrastination

Everyone procrastinates. Even the most successful people struggle with it every day. But successful people do something that most of us don’t —they …

Procrastination

Getting Your Career Back on Track After a Catastrophic Error

Everyone makes mistakes at work. But some people’s errors in judgment have huge implications, resulting in public firings or forced resignations. Even people who make serious mistakes have to earn a living. How do you recover professionally from a terrible error in judgment?<p>First of all, recognize …

Employment

Why Gardening Is Good for Your Health

Did you know that soil is an antidepressant?<p>It's time to whip out your gardening gloves because not only are digging and weeding great exercise, a good stint of gardening boosts mental health too.<p>Last month, we found out that people living in an area rich in vegetation have improved physical and …

Goldman Sachs' HR chief says this is the key to writing a winning cover letter

"We read them because at times they will contain information that actually gives us insight into the person," Edith Cooper, executive vice president and global head of Human Capital Management at Goldman Sachs, tells Business Insider.<p>The key to a good cover letter, she says, is to <b>keep it new and</b> …

This Researcher Says Diabetes Is Not Always Chronic. Here’s How to Cure It

Nearly half of the people in a new clinical trial reversed the condition with this method<p>If you Google type 2 diabetes, reliable sources—like the National Institutes of Health website—will tell you that it’s a chronic condition.<p>But Newcastle University researcher Roy Taylor, M.D., begs to …

How to Pick the Right Shade of Concealer - Quiet Corner

There’s nothing like concealer to dramatically transform your skin tone. It can cover up under-eye circles and those annoying blue veins that pop up …

Impress your new employer by solving problems they didn’t know they had

When job-hunters head into interviews, it’s only natural that they would want to put their best foot forward. What they may fail to realize is that prospective employers are hiding weaknesses of their own.<p>For workers who want to make a big impression at their new jobs, however, this can actually be …

Employment

The real reasons you procrastinate — and how to stop

Have you ever sat down to complete an important task — and then suddenly discovered you were up loading the dishwasher or engrossed in the Wikipedia entry about Chernobyl? Or perhaps you suddenly realize that the dog needs to be fed, emails need to be answered, your ceiling fan needs dusting — or …

4 types of time-wasting personalities, and how to get over them

It turns out that certain types of people are actually prone to ineffective time management.<p>Being the productivity nut that I am, I naturally probed a bit deeper on this one and asked Brownlee to describe her four personality types, and how to stop struggling if you have one of them.

Why Loving Yourself Is The First Step To Fulfilling Relationships (And How To Do It)

How often do you look to others to validate you—to make you feel that you are important, valuable and worthy? How do you feel when you don't receive …

The Definitive Guide For Making The Right Career Move

Thinking of changing careers? You’re not alone.<p>More now than ever, people aren’t just changing jobs, they’re changing careers. Thinking of leaving your job to start your own business? You too, are in good company. The rate of MBA grads showing a preference for going into a startup is higher than …

Entrepreneurship

11 Interview Questions That Identify "A-Players"

If you're in the fortunate position of having many qualified applicants, ask some of these out-of-the-box questions. The best candidates tend to give you the most thoughtful and refreshingly creative responses.<p>A. What's the Last Thing You Taught Yourself How to Do?<p>A-players are curious by nature …

The 14 Best (Clean) Do-It-All Beauty Balms

If ever there were an ultimate slow-beauty product, the balm would have to be it. Balms—healing, hydrating, luxuriously thick with oils—are the true …

Skin Care

Eat to beat stress: The foods that can help anxiety

What to eat when you feel stressed...<p>Here’s some good news to keep in mind the next time you’re stressed out: eating may be a great trick for staying …