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Budgeting Doesn’t Work, So Try This Instead

An expert guide on how not to overspend this summer.<p>Congratulations! If you’re reading this article it means you’re (very likely) a real life adult …

Personal Finance

The Complete 35-Step Guide For Entrepreneurs Starting A Business

Starting a business entails understanding and dealing with many issues—legal, financing, sales and marketing, intellectual property protection, liability protection, human resources, and more. But interest in entrepreneurship is at an all-time high. And there have been spectacular success stories …

Small Business

Go forward in what God is leading you to do in life

In the early 1900s, 16-year-old William Whiting Borden graduated from The Hill School in Pottstown, Pennsylvania – a prestigious boarding school known for sending its alumni to Princeton University. He was an heir to the Borden family mining fortune, and had a clear path to wealth and success set …

Princeton University

World’s Finest Chocolate Cake Recipe

This chocolate cake is so rich, creamy, and very chocolatey! The perfect combination of ingredients makes this dessert as one of the finest chocolate …

Dessert

Chocolate Desserts

From fudgy chocolate brownies to rich chocolate layer cake, here are fabulous chocolate desserts.

Dessert

This hydration schedule will help you sleep like a baby, experts say

Do you frequently feel sluggish and irritated for no good reason when you wake up in the morning, instead of feeling rested and refreshed?<p>You might …

Wellness

The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …

"Weird Al" Yankovic - Word Crimes

Confounded by Co-ax?

In today’s information age, a massive amount of information is being pushed through our coaxial cables, way more than ever before. That higher volume …

Controlled Chaos: Patricia Urquiola Is Caught Between Craft And Industry In Philadelphia

From missteps, to mishaps to inevitable self-doubt, the creative process isn’t for the faint of heart. But instead of succumbing to the pressure, …

4 Times This Tiny Studio Kitchen Blew Our Minds

There’s some serious space-saving magic going on here<p>Tiny apartments need big imaginations, something New York City interior designer Drew McGukin knows first hand. "As a designer who lives and works in the same space—and in Manhattan where square footage is at a premium—my everyday life is a …

7 Kitchen Storage Ideas to Steal from Real-Life Tiny Houses

(Image credit: Dwell)<p>While most of us probably couldn't stand the idea of living in a tiny house, we can all stand to take some ideas from these …

The Secret to Successful Investing Is Trusting the Process

To a great degree, the biggest threat to your success as an investor is <i>you</i>. Making investment decisions based on fear, greed, a hot tip from your …

Four DIY Updates to Make Your Home Fabulous

<i>The best part about owning your own home is that it isn’t just a house you live in, it’s a lifelong project. Not only will you share the best and,</i> …

This Material is the Undisputed King of Beauty on a Budget

One of the most important decisions you'll make when remodeling your kitchen is what material to choose for the countertops. This is a choice that …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

Gold Uplegs' 3 Stages

Gold bull markets offer outstanding opportunities for traders to grow their wealth. These bulls consist of series of alternating uplegs and …

Repair costs wear him down: 'I am tired of being a home owner'

A home owner vents here about all the repair and maintenance costs he's paying. "Owning, managing and taking care of a home are just too much for me," he writes. "There are a lot of repairs and maintenance that are required, more than I initially expected. And I'm tired of it!"<p>Amen, brother. The …

The Ultimate Working From Home Guide | Investopedia

<b>Amazon.com Inc.</b><p>Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) employs more than 500,000 workers around the world, many of them reporting to work from their home offices. …

1 Trick Homeowners Can Use to Save $31,155 on Their Monthly Mortgage Payments

If you're carrying a big mortgage, you might be able to save $100,000 or more! You'll just need a little discipline and patience.<p><i>While I encourage</i> …

12 60-second weight-loss tips

<b>1. Ditch high fructose corn syrup</b> <i><br>Once you eliminate this natural sweetener from your diet, expect to see rapid weight loss.</i><p>Corn syrup is the sugar extracted from corn. It is not and never has been healthy, but as corn is now almost entirely genetically modified, it is even worse for us. The …

Master genes trigger cascade of damage to other genes after brain trauma

It wasn't that long ago that sportspeople were expected to simply shake off blows to the head and keep on playing, but evidence continues to mount …

The Best Books On Investing

A great way of improving your investment skills is to read the thoughts of others. The investment scene is littered with books that outline the stock …

Investing

7 signs you're wealthier than you think

"When most think of wealth, they think about money," said Tom Corley, author of "Rich Habits" and "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life."<p>"The thinking goes, the more money you have, the wealthier you are. But wealth is about much more than money."<p>While you might want to become the next Warren …

How Good Gut Bacteria Could Transform Your Health

Scientist Jeff Leach is studying gut microbes that have the potential to improve our weight, mood, allergies, heart and more.<p>Scientist Jeff Leach is …

Microbiology

What Is the Gold-to-Silver Ratio, and Does It Matter?

For investors, there are no shortage of investment opportunities to choose from. There are thousands of different stocks, countless mutual funds, and a seemingly endless number of corporate and government bonds to consider investing in. However, one of the more popular investment opportunities …

Drone Racing League lands a title sponsor for the 2017 season

It doesn't quite have the cachet of something like the Winston Cup (yet), but the Drone Racing League says its 2017 campaign will be called the Allianz World Championship Series. In another move cribbed from traditional motorsports, the drone pilots will have sponsors too. This season is airing on …

Barron’s Ranks How Fund Companies Stack Up

By<p>Feb. 11, 2017 2:44 a.m. ET<p>One big investing debate is being played out in this year’s Barron’s/Lipper rankings of the best fund families: active …

Foreign governments are dumping Treasurys like never before

Some, like China and Saudi Arabia, are unloading their foreign exchange reserves to counteract capital flight, prop up their own currencies, or defend a currency peg.<p>Others might sell US Treasuries because QE is over and yields are rising as the Fed has embarked on ending its eight years of …