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Is Cheating a Part of Banking Culture?

Some people perceive workers in the finance industry to be less trustworthy than prison inmates. A new study tests that suspicion.<p>In college, I heard the words investment banking as early as my first year. It was 2004, I remember recruiters in nice suits arriving on campus to court the brightest …

The Steve Jobs guide to manipulating people & getting what you want

Steve Jobs didn’t launch two of the most valuable companies in modern times by following the rules all the time.<p>Jobs faced many obstacles to get Apple, and later Pixar, off the ground. But Jobs had a unique way of crafting his own reality, a “distortion field” that could persuade people that his …

TradeHero Teaches How to Buy Low, Sell High & How to Trade in the Stock Market | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

TradeHero is the number one voted finance app that's both wholly authentic and simplistically intuitive. TradeHero is a mobile stock market simulator …

Busting the Top 10 Money Saving Myths

Money may be a taboo subject for some, especially when it comes to how you personally handle it. But because of the lack of information about proper …

The Pros And Cons Of Saving For Your Children's College

The typical advice for parents today is that you should save for your children’s college in a 529 savings plan. This may make sense for a lot of families, but is it always the best option?<p>The biggest alternative to saving in a 529 plan is to have parents simply save for themselves, and then pay out …

Are You Worried About Retirement?

According to a recent <i>LA Times</i> article titled “The hard truth about Americans’ retirement options,“ maybe you should be. The article opens with this quote from Boston College’s Center for Retirement Research director Alicia Munnell about what to do if you’re not on track for retirement: “There are …

The smart way to double your nest egg in 10 years

<i>My wife and I are in our 50's and contribute 12% of our salary each year to our retirement accounts that we invest in a mix of 90% stocks and 10% bonds. We would like to double the size of our nest egg by the time we retire at 65. Are we being too aggressive? -- Gary W., Pittsburgh, Pa.</i><p>If by "too …

12 More Mind-Blowing Documentaries You Can Stream On Netflix

In light of World Television Day and the upcoming holiday weekend, it seemed like a good time to review another set of Netflix documentaries. If you've already powered through the first three collections, here are 12 more:<p><b>"How to Survive a Plague"</b><p>"How to Survive a Plague" captures the turmoil …

11 Habits of Debt-Free Happy People

Having good financial habits can keep you debt-free and happy.<p>How do I know this? Because I've been immersed in the health and wellness and personal development world for a few years and learned that good habits formed early in life can serve you now and in the future.<p>For example, if your parents …

An Equation for Happiness?

It’s no secret that the level of personal happiness isn’t directly linked to the material things in life. This is well illustrated by the fact that …

Fitness Friday: How to avoid knee injuries

Many well-intentioned people enter the gym each day with the goal of increasing overall strength and muscle function in order to protect their joints. The knees are typically at the top of the list—especially for golfers because of the stress placed on them over decades of absorbing punishment from …

The Secret to Super-Tight Abs

Why doing crunches and planks isn't always enough<p>You've been working your core since high school and still can’t see your abs. It's a common complaint: The elusive six-pack is one of women's most frustrating fitness conundrums. But—get this—the solution isn't planking for hours on end. It's burning …

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Your Ultimate Night-Before-the-Wedding Skincare Routine

You've been scrubbing and slathering for weeks, but the products you apply right before your wedding can make all of the difference. Here, your must-try night-before routine from top dermatologist Ellen Marmur.<p><b>Step One: Cleanse</b><p>You know how important it is to wash your face every night, but it's …

7 Ways to Make Your Pores Look Smaller

A.K.A., the answer to your skin-care prayers<p>Women would do just about anything to reduce the appearance of their pores. In fact, in a recent Harris Poll sponsored by L’Oreal, 23 percent of women said they would give up their favorite cocktails for a whole year just to have smaller pores. …

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Do you know how many toxic chemicals are in your shampoo, your lipstick, your toothpaste?

We've been using cosmetics and personal-care products for thousands of years, from body paint to eye makeup, in nearly every single culture in the world. Egyptians first started using scented oils and ointments to clean and soften skin. They were also the first to use toxic chemicals in their …

The Common Traits Of The Most Successful People

Do you have a routine for focus and a feeling of connectedness in your work? These great innovators had these traits in common.<p>What makes someone ordinary become extraordinary? Is it their intellect or good luck? Is it their charisma and leadership qualities? There’s no definite formula, but …

The Weird Science of First Impressions

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the past five years of working as a journalist it’s that success can come down to the two seconds after you first meet someone.<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference …

Why happiness is healthy

<b>(CNN) —</b> Happiness -- you know it when you see it, but it's hard to define.<p>You might call it a sense of well-being, of optimism or of meaningfulness in life, although those could also be treated as separate entities. But whatever happiness is, we know that we want it, and that is just somehow <i>good</i>.<p>We …

Does "Positive Thinking" Really Make Our Lives Better?

You've heard the self-help gurus who say positive thoughts can bring us happiness, wealth, and success. But there's another side to the story. Here's …

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How To Think Like Apple About The Customer Service Experience

Steve Jobs would say, over and over and over, words to this effect:<p><i>You‘ve got to start with the customer experience and work back toward the technology – not the other way around.</i><p>This means that the technology sold by Apple, or used by Apple in support of the customer experience, doesn’t have to be …