Matthew Alapi

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Kitchen Stories is possibly the world’s most entertaining cookbook app [App of the Week]

Kitchen Stories launched in 2014 and it’s been one of the coolest cooking apps on the market ever since.The app has a really simple interface that’s …

Apps

Snowbirds be warned: Spending too much time in the U.S. can trigger double tax

We all know that if you spend too much time in the sun, you can get burned. Snowbirds spending time in the U.S. Sunbelt face an additional threat that no amount of sunscreen can protect them from – the IRS.<p>That’s because Canadian snowbirds who spend winters in the United States may find that they …

Retirement

How to stop procrastinating and get things done in 2 minutes or less

A couple of years ago, I wrote down a goal to write and publish a book to help students build their self-confidence, stop procrastinating and …

Procrastination

8 phrases a great boss will constantly tell their employees

The characteristics that make a good boss differ greatly from those that make an average or subpar one. And communication can play a large role in …

Employment

I Tried Jeff Bezos's PowerPoint Replacement at My Company--and It Actually Worked

Getting your team literally on the same page increases meeting productivity, keeps everyone engaged and allows for meaningful dialogue.<p>A few months back, a friend whose new boss used to work for Jeff Bezos at Amazon told me that the company actually banned PowerPoint presentations in favor of memos.<p>…

Jeff Bezos

5 Money-Saving Tips That Improved Our Finances—and Our Marriage

Nearly all marriages come with financial challenges. Big or small, money issues are going to come up and it can be stressful. Whenever we are feeling …

Personal Finance

4 harsh truths that will make you a better person

Why is it that whenever someone says, “face the facts” you know you’re about to hear something you don’t want to hear? Probably because of a second …

Happiness

The 10 Foods You Should Buy to Build Your Keto Pantry

Keto is far more than bacon and cheese. If you’re committed to the diet, you need to stock up on these keto pantry essentials.<p>The ketogenic (keto) …

Nutrition

Billionaire Ray Dalio says these 3 books have 'had the biggest impact' on his life

Billionaire hedge fund magnate Ray Dalio has been fascinated with finance since he was 12, when he bought his first stock.<p>He graduated from Harvard …

Hedge Funds

New Research Reveals What People Regret Most of All: 5 Ways to Make Sure You Never Do

We all have regrets. But one type of regret discourages people the most and lasts the longest. Here's how to make sure that doesn't happen to you.<p>Look forward and the path seems uncertain, the future impossible to predict. Look back, though, and all your dots seem to connect...except, of course, …

Motivation

Buying Property in Portugal as a Non-Resident

From taxes to average prices and down payments., here’s what you need to know<p>By Ariel Ramchandani<p>Recently, the sun has been shining brightly on …

Real Estate

Here Are the Benefits of Multiple LLCs or Corporations for Your Businesses

Entrepreneurs running several companies under one LLC may benefit from creating multiple corporations.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What kinds of traits do entrepreneurs share? They're driven to succeed. They're not afraid to try, experiment and fail. They …

Small Business

Reserve with Google tool helping customers book appointments

Alphabet Inc’s Google is drawing thousands of new customers to gyms and salons each month through an appointment-booking tool released last year, Reuters has learned, a quiet step in the company’s transition to the next generation of search.<p>The service, known as Reserve with Google, spares users …

Google Assistant

Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven’t even looked for your privacy settings. And that’s exactly what Facebook, Google and other tech giants are counting on.<p>They tout we’re “in control” of our …

Apps

SocialChorus raises $12.5M for its internal communications platform

While organisations dedicate large budgets into marketing their services to the outside world, there’s also been a rising demand among companies to communicate their purposes to a more immediate audience: themselves. SocialChorus, a startup that has built a platform to help organizations coordinate …

Employee Engagement

6 signs you won't be a millionaire

We already let you in on signs you're on track to becoming a millionaire. Are you on your way to striking it rich? Or does your behavior shoot up red …

Self-improvement

Do You Have Any of These 10 Traits of Self-Made Millionaires?

Anyone has what it takes to achieve this status.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are the first words that come to mind when you think of a self-made millionaire? Lavish? Materialistic? Arrogant? You may be pleasantly surprised how different the reality is …

Self-improvement

How to earn $100k in your sleep

What if you could start your life again, knowing what you now know?<p>What would you do the same? What would you do differently?<p>Also read: The cities …

Personal Finance

4 Hours Listening to Tony Robbins Will Teach You More About Business Than 4 Years in College

If you're looking to learn about growing a company, why not learn from someone who has built 30 of them?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people roll their eyes at the very mention of Tony Robbins, but I recently attended one of his events, and while I can …

Self-improvement

5 Golden Rules for Raising Mentally Strong Kids

Give your kids the skills they'll need to tackle life's toughest challenges head-on.<p>When my first book, <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>, hit the shelves, readers kept asking me the same question over and over again; "How do I teach my kids how to be mentally strong?"<p>I was thrilled to learn …

Self-help

Are You Emotionally Agile? Find Out Now [Infographic]

Have you noticed that life is moving at light speed and it’s only getting faster? Have you also noticed that people are more stressed out than ever?<p>That’s why emotional agility is essential. You need it to navigate turbulent times, you need it to keep your sense of humor, you need it to deal with …

Emotional Intelligence

12 things you should be doing with Command Hooks

Sewing

15 Things You Need to Know Before Starting the Keto Diet

Eating keto style is about more than just gorging on bacon and butter. Here are expert answers to your most pressing keto diet questions.<p>To put it …

Nutrition

This 1 Buried iPhone Feature Can Instantly Boost Your Daily Productivity

Find this iPhone feature, use it, and watch your productivity increase.<p>As entrepreneurs, the name of the game is finding ways to maximize your time, discovering shortcuts or hacks that can find more efficient ways of doing things, so you can focus your resources on the important things that need …

How to Invest $1,000 a Month

Here's your step-by-step guide to building lasting wealth.<p>If you invested $1,000 per month and earned the historic market return, how much money …

Investing

My six pack Dadbod challenge: how I got a washboard stomach in 12 weeks

Until recently, the idea of having a six pack was simply pie in the sky. Not only had I never been in possession of such a thing, I was also 36 years old with two kids and a busy job. Hopes of making my stomach resemble a washboard had long since passed. Easier (and a lot more fun) to sit back and …

Fitness

How Amazon and Entrepreneurs Can Pay Zero Federal Income Tax, and Do So Legally

To learn how they, too, can pay no taxes, entrepreneurs should closely review all the things the government wants them to do.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the recent news that Amazon paid zero federal taxes for 2017, every entrepreneur should be asking, …

I grew my net worth by over $100,000 in 2 years. Here are 4 steps you can take today to do the same.

Two years ago, almost to the day, I started my blog with a daring goal.<p>Not only was I going to talk about money, a subject that most surveys indicate is more taboo than sex, but in true obsessed-money-blogger fashion, I was going to publish my net worth every single month. Down to the cent. For the …

Personal Finance

Buy one rental property a year to help build your wealth

To make a rental property purchase successful, owners must find a bargain — paying no more than 80 percent of the home’s value when factoring in purchase price, closing costs and renovations. But what happens when an owner wants to own multiple rental properties? How does someone go about acquiring …

Real Estate

Why I'm not rushing to pay off my $100,000 mortgage

At 26 I bought a little condo. I was going to live there for five years — or something like that.<p>That's what most people do. They buy a "starter home" before upgrading to vaulted ceilings, walk-in closets, and double vanities. Why clean one sink when you can clean two?<p>At some point I decided more …