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Money, Happiness, and Socioeconomic Status

Several studies over the past decade have looked at the influence of purchases on people’s happiness. The general conclusion from this work is that …

5 steps to take before shopping for your first home

Are you shopping for a new home? This article outlines 5 steps to take before you start shopping for a new home to help you throughout the home …

Personal Finance

This Couple Went From Having $150,000 in Debt to $1.5 Million in Savings. Here's How

16 years ago, they had $150,000 in debt. Now, they have $1.5 million in savings.<p>When Al and Lesia Riddick got married 16 years ago, they had about …

Should You Pay Off Debt, or Should You Save and Invest?

The answer depends what kind of debt you have and what your savings and investing goals are.<p>America is a nation of borrowers, with around eight in 10 …

Automatically Remove People From Your Images in Photoshop

It is nearly impossible to take a photo in some locations without people or cars disrupting the image. Of course you can edit out these objects, but …

8 Financial Rules All Happily Married Couples Follow

#8 You Don’t Have to Share Everything (But Don’t Keep Secrets)<p>Would you rather admit to an affair or tell your spouse that you had a bank account …

Personal Finance

The Paradoxical Secret to Finding Meaning in Life

In 1942, the great psychiatrist Viktor Frankl, his wife, and parents were deported to the Nazi Theresienstadt Ghetto. His father died of pneumonia …

6 signs you are addicted to being busy and the reasons why

A psychologist reveals all…<p>Being too busy can often be overwhelming and stress-inducing. You have a gigantic to-do list and so little time to achieve …

Here Are 29 Brilliant Books & Tools on Amazon That’ll Help You Grow Personally & Spiritually

For the most part, I'm not really big on buying unnecessary stuff — it may sound obvious, but happiness should mostly come from within. Still, …

This Divorced Man Wrote Some Beautiful Marriage Advice Every Man Should Read

A newly-divorced man revealed on Facebook the advice he wished he’d known before tying the knot. Gerald Rogers, who works as a motivational speaker …

A Former Facebook VP Says Social Media Is Destroying Society

He says he has "tremendous guilt".<p>Speaking at a recent event at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Chamath Palihapitiya – a former vice …

A moment that changed me: when overwhelming sadness drove me to seek counselling | Sachin Nakrani

I still don’t know whether I had – or have – depression. But it was only by coming to terms with my feelings that I avoided sliding into an even darker place<p>I’d never said goodbye to a man before. Not a man like David, anyway. A man I had been so close to, a man with whom I had shared so much of …

This Ancient Wisdom Reveals 6 Rituals to Become Happier

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

Happiness

10 ways ridiculously successful people think differently

Successful people come from all walks of life, yet they all have one thing in common: where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to …

I polled 1,500 people about their best relationship advice -- and everyone said the same thing

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of …

Relationships

Billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones pays Tony Robbins over $1 million a year and emails him every day — here's what they talk about

For billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones, Tony Robbins is a unique combination of therapist, trainer, and adviser.<p>Robbins is best known for selling millions of his books and audio tapes and packing stadiums for seminars over more than 30 years, but also maintains a small batch of personal clients— …

Tony Robbins

What Science Says About Identifying High-Potential Employees

How inclusive or exclusive should organizations be when developing their employees’ talents? In a world of unlimited resources, organizations would surely invest in everyone. After all, as Henry Ford is credited as saying, “the only thing worse than training your employees and having them leave is …

Human Resources

10 Telltale Signs A Marriage Won’t Last, According To Wedding Planners

Marriage isn’t for everyone.<p>PETER DAZELEY VIA GETTY IMAGES<p>Wedding planners aren’t just experts at wrangling vendors and securing the perfect venue. …

The 4 rituals that will make you an expert at anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

10 beliefs that are holding you back from success

But are they holding you back from success? Chances are, the answer to that question is a resounding yes.<p>But what beliefs are holding you back and how does the world actually work?<p>I've been fortunate enough to speak to some professionals who have made significant progress in their careers. They …

Career Development

36 Dump-And-Cook Crockpot Recipes You Need To Try

Make chicken tetrazzini the easy way with this breezy recipe. The only thing you have to do when you get home at the end of the day is add cream …

The 15 Best Bathroom Colors According to Interior Designers

With names like "Tranquility" and "Borrowed Light," these paint shades are bound to give your bathroom a serene vibe.<p>Whether you embrace the spa-like oasis vibe or opt for dramatic design, bathrooms are so full of decorating potential. Whatever your taste, experts say choosing the right shade of …

These 5 Financial Apps Will Help You Save Thousands Of Dollars Every Year

Being from the 21st century and a part of the millennial era, virtually everything is going mobile. Whether it’s getting a lift on the countless ride sharing apps like Uber, making a late night dinner reservation or ordering lunch to be delivered straight to your door, and even booking a last …

Apps

The Counterintuitive Reason You Shouldn’t Say ‘Sorry’

It’s not having its intended effect.<p>Recent research suggests when it comes to letting someone down easy, you should probably keep your apology to …

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. …

Retirement

I ditched my financial advisor for an app, and saving money has never been easier

At the risk of sounding cliché, I'm a millennial with almost no investing experience. I have a 401(k) retirement account, but all my non-retirement savings has been stashed in a standard savings account from Bank of America.<p>With interest rates low and my savings not doing much, I decided it was …

Apps

9 Ways Your HR Department Can Help in Improving Employee Productivity

This column is authored by Kalpana Arya, Content Expert withThe post 9 Ways Your HR Department Can Help in Improving Employee Productivity appeared …

Employee Engagement

Why loneliness is more dangerous than obesity

One is the loneliest number and, sometimes, it could even be the most dangerous.<p>Loneliness is just as much of a public health hazard as obesity, if …

Loneliness

Genius Storage Solutions to Make Your Bedroom Feel Larger — All Under $68

We don't all have the luxury of having a large bedroom that can accommodate our reading-nook dreams and walk-in closet fantasies. Bedrooms can be small and boxish, making it not only hard to turn them into an Instagrammable oasis, but to find place to put things. So whether you're looking to …