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A 36-year-old who learned to invest like Warren Buffett explains how saving can actually cost you money

If you're just saving and not investing, you're setting yourself up to lose money in the long run. That's a lesson Danielle Town, author of …

Personal Finance

59 Brilliant Romantic Comedies That Are Seriously Underrated

Save this list for a rainy day.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

21 Totally Genius Makeup Tips For Moms By Moms

Glam tips for the exhausted and busy.<p><i>Some responses were edited for length and clarity.</i>

Where fat goes when you lose weight

The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales.<p>Even the 150 doctors, dietitians and personal trainers we surveyed shared this surprising gap in their health literacy. The most common misconception by far, was that fat …

Nutrition

Why the Obamas' newly unveiled official portraits matter

Deana Haggag is the president and CEO of United States Artists, a national arts funding organization based in Chicago. Opinions in this piece belong …

2 Absolute Truths You Need To Understand About Relationships

Single. Taken. It’s complicated. Which label do you fit under? And do you know why you’re there? Being in two serious relationships over the course …

Your Answer to This Question Will Determine Your Success in Life | Inc.com

Your time on this beautiful planet is brief.<p>The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is.<p>You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you want to go.<p>If there is any form of internal conflict at all in the decisions you are making, you …

Motivation

High-Fiber Snacks

Most sweet snacks contain too much fat and sugar. Our tip: popcorn is a healthy alternative.<p>It's comfortable to curl up in the evening with a sweet …

What a nutritionist eats when she starts feeling sick

You’re at the office, hard at work, when your cubicle-mate shows up with a fist full of tissues and a nagging cough. Cue: panic. What can you do to …

12 Things to Stop Doing Right Now if You Want to Be Successful in 2017

Consider these changes to set you on the winning path in the new year.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A new calendar year always offers an opportunity for a fresh start and provides an additional pinch of motivation to banish some habits that have stopped serving you …

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, According to a Green Beret

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

Why Dick Page Doesn't Believe in Beauty Rules

Dick Page doesn’t believe in words like “age-appropriate,” “trendy,” or “seasonal.” In fact, the British-born makeup artist doesn’t believe in beauty rules period. “Makeup should be fun, not a chore,” he says. That devil-may-care approach—plus a sharp eye for color and detail—has led to a nearly …

8 Lessons Our Editor Learned from the Decluttering Bible

I’d heard about Marie Kondo, a Japanese organizing consultant, from friends who spoke evangelically about her methods and how they’d transformed …

Minimalism

The One Ingredient In Shampoo That's Ruining Your Hair

The no-poo movement didn’t come out of nowhere. After discovering a number of toxic ingredients found in many shampoos, health-concerned beauty …

4 Reasons Wildly Successful People Fail at School

Because you are on this website I’ll assume that at some point you’ve read inspiring stories of some of the world’s most successful people. In some …

8 Biggest Time Wasters That Kill Your Productivity

The average person spends 118 minutes per day on social media. Is it worth it?<p>We all wish that we could be more productive. But, how is that possible when assignments keep piling up, the latest season of <i>Orange is the New Black</i> just appeared on Netflix, and you have a flurry of emails, texts, and …

8 Hard Truths About Happiness No One Wants to Admit

Some people appear to be happy-go-lucky on the outside, but they struggle desperately behind closed doors and never give the matter much thought as …

Quadriplegic Makeup Artist Kaitlyn Dobrow Is a True Inspiration

If you've ever spent a free hour or two skimming through random YouTube tutorials or the "explore" option on your Insta app (who <i>doesn't</i> get sucked into a k-hole of contour videos now and again?), it's very possible that you've come across a post by someone named Kaitlyn Dobrow. In the ever-growing …

5 Foods That Protect Your Heart

Eat these to lower your blood pressure, reduce your cholesterol, and prevent a heart attack<p>Heart disease kills more than 325,000 men a year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In fact, more men die from heart disease alone than all cancers combined, making it the #1 Killer …

Nutrition

Here's How to Snag a Brand-New, FREE MAC Cosmetics Lipstick Without Spending Any Cash

It's been said that yelling "FREE!" is more likely to grab strangers' attention than "FIRE!" (Sad, but true.) For that reason, there's no doubt in our minds that the mere implication of complimentary cosmetics is likely to cause a stampede. And we can only imagine the kind of frenzy that free MAC …

Makeup

Meditation the new tool to reach peak performance

It’s relatively easy to spot the physical differences between, say, an Olympic rower and a couch potato. But it’s the mind as much as the muscles that make a champion – so is it possible to pick an “elite brain” out of a crowd of ordinary grey matter?<p>That’s the challenge that a team of …

I tried personalized shampoo made specifically for my hair, and now I'm obsessed

My hair has been through a lot in the last ten years. We’re talking bleach, dyes, heat damage, more bleach — I’m basically a poster child for a Hair …

How I Left A 12-Year Career In Silicon Valley To Work On A Beach In Belize

Three months ago, Jeanna Barrett traded a beige office in San Francisco for a palapa on the Caribbean. This is how she pulled it off.<p>Three months ago, I worked in San Francisco as a marketing leader for a unicorn startup. I earned a salary that let me do, eat, and buy whatever I wanted. Now, I live …

5 Daily Habits That Will Help You Free Up Time for Your Side Hustle

How you can work on your new idea even with a full-time job.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>"I'd love, to but I don't have time!"<p>This is the biggest excuse I hear when it comes to people explaining to me why they …

15 Ways to Cut Hundreds Of (Empty) Calories a Day

Because when you’re trying to get lean, every calorie counts<p>Five hundred calories from Little Debbie Swiss Rolls affect your body much differently than the same number in the form of roasted chicken with a side of kale.<p>In fact, when people added 500 calories of peanuts a day to their diet for 8 …

Nutrition

17 Travel Skills Every Twentysomething Should Know

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Science Says 92 Percent of People Don't Achieve Their Goals. Here's How the Other 8 Percent Do

If you're serious about goal-setting, here's what the high-achievers know that you may not.<p>Did you know that a staggering 92 percent of people that set New Year's goals never actually achieve them? That's according to research by the University of Scranton.<p>I've done it many times, and if you're …

The Drugstore Products Real Celeb Makeup Artists Use on Their Clients

Peering inside a makeup artist's kit is like catching a glimpse of a superior universe. Their massive bags are chock-full of not just any old …