Lisa McElwain

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25 Easy Sunday Dinner Ideas Using Chicken That'll Kickstart Your Week

Cure your Sunday blues, in one fowl swoop.<p>Nothing keeps the Sunday scaries away like digging into a comforting home-cooked meal with your family. …

Cooking

5 Tactics Essential to Building a 6-Figure Online Business

Yes, there are billions of potential customers, but getting the attention of even a few requires a strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2015, customers spent $107 billion on online courses, according to Global Industry Analysts. The number of internet users …

Marketing

I Went From $4k to $8k Per Month in Writing Income with These Essential Skills

When I decided I wanted to become a full-time freelance writer, I was honest with myself about which industries and skills would earn me decent money.<p>…

9 Breakfasts to Make When You're Cutting Back On Sugar (So Probably Right Now)

OK, fam, we're doing this. If your plan is to cut down on sugar this year (or month... baby steps), we’re right there with you. And while it’s …

Breakfast

The best way to answer 'Why are you leaving your job?' without making your interviewer worry

There are many reasons why you might have left your last job, and not all of them are rosy. Perhaps you worked for a toxic boss, or you met obstacles on your way up the ladder. Or, maybe you were just plain bored with your work.<p>When an interviewer asks why you want to leave your current job, he or …

Consciousness

Bitcoin millionaire: Don't invest in bitcoin

I first invested $5,000 in bitcoin back in 2013 at $72 per coin and now own approximately 69.2 bitcoins.<p>While I had first heard about bitcoin in …

Cryptocurrency

Fudge Pie Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375°. Microwave the first 3 ingredients in a large microwave-safe bowl at HIGH 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until melted …

Dessert

Why This Second Grade Handout Should Be Your New Creative Manifesto

Last week, I attended curriculum night at my daughter’s school. In discussing the things the kids will be learning this year, the teachers handed us …

Advertising Industry

40 Hard Things You Need to Hear

I’m sitting here on the tenth anniversary of a dear friend’s passing, thinking about the last conversation I had with her. With a soft, weak voice …

Sitting
mashed potatoes

Slow Cooker Mediterranean Stew Recipe

"A nice hearty stew that is wicked easy."<p>Ingredients<p>1 butternut squash - peeled, seeded, and cubed<p>2 cups cubed eggplant, with peel<p>2 cups cubed …

Slow Cookers

3 Stocks to Help You Build Retirement Wealth

If you're looking to kick back and build wealth from stock gains and income payments, then consider International Paper, Kinder Morgan, and A.O. …

Retirement Strategy: Will Your Nest Egg Last A Lifetime?

My most recent article had wonderful comments that hopefully helped many regular folks.<p>Annuities are always a hot topic for retirees, but are they …

4 Recipes for Making Your Takeout Favorites at Home

Making restaurant- or takeout-inspired meals at home usually starts with a craving for a certain flavor — maybe the sticky, sweet heat of General …

Cooking

The Ultimate Meat Lasagna Recipe

I know everyone thinks theirs is the ultimate lasagna recipe, but with twice the meat and cheese filling as most recipes, this lasagna really is the …

Food

3 Warren Buffett Stocks for Retirees

Who knows more about investing for retirement than the Oracle of Omaha himself? Warren Buffett made 95% of his wealth after turning 60, after all. …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

This Brothy, Silky Chicken Breast Recipe Is the Ultimate Recovery Food

Chef Seamus Mullen on one of his favorite post-workout meals<p>I exercise quite a bit. I mean, I really like being active, riding my bike, hiking, getting outside, doing yoga...it’s like playing for me. And I think playing is important. It makes us smile and keeps us from getting old and cranky. But …

Cooking

7 Aloe Vera Juice Benefits: From Clearing Skin to Cleansing the Liver

We typically turn to aloe vera either for its aesthetic qualities or to soothe our skin woes after spending too much time in the sun. But just as the …

Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake

You won't be able to eat just one.<p><b>Crust</b><p>20 chocolate sandwich cookies<p>¼ cup brown sugar<p>7 tablespoons butter, melted<p><b>Cheesecake</b><p>32 ounces cream cheese, softened<p>4 ounces melted semisweet chocolate<p>1 tablespoon cocoa powder<p>1½ cups sugar<p>2 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>4 eggs<p>1 ½ cup heavy cream<p>¼ cup powdered</b> …

The 10 Proven Secrets of the Truly Wealthy | Inc.com

Many people dream of being very wealthy, fantasizing about the comfort and freedom lots of money can bring. Often, those fantasies involve the demise of a rich uncle or the discovery that they were switched at birth. If you were lucky enough to be born into the Buffet, Gates, Trump or Walton …

Self-improvement

Rich Asian Millennials Pool Family Fortunes to Build Venture Fund

One of Rachel Lau’s strongest childhood memories is the smell of newspaper. Her father, driving her to school each day in Kuala Lumpur, would make …

Venture Capital

Fool.com: Your Order

People here at Fool Headquarters are buzzing with excitement.<p>You see, Tom and David published a list like this 7 years ago (February 19, 2010 to be …

Investing

Billionaires Love These 3 Healthcare Stocks

Billionaire investors are pouring more money into healthcare stocks -- especially Allergan, Johnson & Johnson, and Cardinal Health.<p>Follow the money. …

Investing

6 Drugstore Skincare Products to Rival French Beauty Buys

Call it the Goop effect or just our love for all things French, but we can’t help that we lose our minds over even the most basic French beauty buys. Bioderma, Nuxe, Avibon — you name it; we’re searching for ways to get our hands on these simple, but luxurious staples short of buying a plane …

Skin Care

Cold-Brew Coffee Concentrate

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

3 Stocks to Buy As Obamacare Collapses

Why HealthEquity, UnitedHealth Group, and (surprisingly) Molina Healthcare could thrive in a post-Obamacare world.<p>"Obamacare is collapsing."<p>Those …

Health Care

The Best Freaking Grilled Chicken You'll Ever Taste

Grilled chicken: it's healthy but can also be uberboring. But not when you make it like Marcela Valladolid from the Food Network show <b>The Kitchen</b>. The Mexican-American chef adds just a few herbs like cilantro, parsley, and rosemary to lemon juice and olive oil to make the dish juicy and …

How These U.S. High School Students Hit the Big Time

<b>Teens awarded more than $1 million for scientific innovations at the 2016 Intel Science Talent Search, and for the first time in the event’s 75-year</b> …