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5 Easy Recipes That Helped This Woman Drop 60 Pounds

Natalie Jill transformed her body with simple dishes that use fresh, seasonal ingredients.<p>When Natalie Jill began mapping her weight loss journey, she refused to count calories or live on boring diet foods. Despite that, she dropped 60 pounds and she looks amazing. Now, this 46-year-old mom and …

Food

This Will Send REITs Soaring By 2019 (3 To Buy Now)

Once again, almost everyone has gotten sucked in by a tired investor slogan that’s dead wrong—and it’s costing them big gains (and income).<p>But that’s <i>good</i> news for contrarians like us, because we can bank some easy profits thanks to this all-too-predictable reflex.<p>That’s especially true now that the …

Investing

The 6 Best REIT Funds to Buy

Rising interest rates and the decline of shopping malls have weighed on real estate investment trusts (REITs) over the past few years. The good news …

Investing

3 Great Ideas for Retirement Income

Some retirement ideas to get you thinking.<p>Those looking for "reasonable" current income might consider several types of assets, according to Regi …

Investing

9 phrases Montessori teachers use to build resilient kids

While we can't possibly protect our children from all of the hardships and challenges life brings, we <i>can</i> help them cope with these difficulties. We …

Parenting

7 self-made millionaires and the books that changed their finances

Millionaires come from all walks of life, but research shows they share some key habits that helped them climb (and stay) at the top of their …

Personal Finance

To Raise Exceptional Children, Teach Them These 7 Values

Any fact or bit of knowledge we teach a child might be obsolete when they are adults, but values endure through all changes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To parent our children to be exceptional, we must allow our children to experience "optimal levels of …

Parenting

This Trick Stopped My Kids’ Dinner Complaints

This trick only takes a few minutes, and you can try it tonight on your own picky eaters.<p>Let’s be honest: feeding kids is hard for all parents—even …

Parenting

3 Stocks I'm Never Selling

Amazon, Tencent, and Square are my three favorite “forever” holdings.<p>Warren Buffett once said that when its comes to stocks, his "favorite holding …

If You Want a Bigger, Rounder, Firmer Butt, Here Are 50 Exercises to Get You There

If booty gains is your goal, and you want to grow a larger, plump, and perkier butt, you've got to do exercises that target your glutes. Here are over 50 to choose from, so you and your butt will grow together and never get bored.<p>Stand with your legs just slightly wider than hip-distance apart, …

15 Booty-Enhancing Exercises You Can Do Right at Home (No Equipment Required!)

Your living room or bedroom can sometimes be the best gym. Although weights are key to booty gains, you can still tone your butt without using any equipment in between gym sessions. Whether you're short on time, dumbbells, or even a membership, we've got you covered with the best at-home exercises …

This Trainer's 1-Kettlebell Workout Is Guaranteed to Firm Up Your Butt

Don't be shy. You want a bigger, firmer butt — and that's OK. If you're a beginner and you don't know where to start, Venus Lau, certified trainer and fitness model, has just the workout for you.<p>All you'll need is one kettlebell for this workout, and you can do it anywhere because it doesn't …

52 Amazon Products With The Highest Ratings That You Never Knew Existed

Amazon is like a never-ending infinity pool of surprising and unexpected products. Wade through its waters long enough and you’ll find a whole new …

Skin Care

Ranking the Top 5 Dividend Stocks for Young Investors

Young investors are often encouraged to embrace more risk in their investment strategies considering the long window for capital growth afforded to …

26 Vegan Classics You Should Learn How To Cook

Yes, these are vegan.

6 Vital CrossFit Dumbbell Exercises You Need to Master

CrossFit dumbbell exercises are important for all athletes.<p>CrossFit Dumbbell Exercises<p>The 2017 CrossFit Open saw the return of dumbbells and …

10 life-saving first aid hacks everyone should know

Would you be able to keep a cool head if you or someone you know needed first aid? It can be difficult to be prepared for every sort of emergency situation, but having some basic knowledge is always helpful.<p>Learn these quick tips to help save a life or to help keep you and your loved ones more …

These 22 sketches make complicated financial concepts simple enough to fit on a napkin

Tina Hay doesn't think in numbers.<p>In 2002, enrolled in a finance class while pursuing her MBA from Harvard Business School, she realized that her classmates who came from the world of banking and consulting were acing the coursework without a problem, while she struggled to master the concepts …

Harvard Business School

12 Self-Care Bowls to Try for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

We get it. You’re busy, and you barely have time to scarf down a $12 sandwich (OK, $12 burger), let alone make a meal that nourishes your <i>soul</i> or …

This Trainer's Dumbbell Workout Will Give You Strong, Sexy Shoulders, and Toned Legs

You don't need to spend hours and hours in the gym to see lean muscle gain, shed fat, and get strong. Ridge Davis, a personal trainer in West Hollywood, CA, shared an effective strength-training workout that will help you shape up your shoulders and arms, strengthen your legs, and tone your core. …

How this woman transformed her butt without doing a single squat

There were other moves that worked so much better for her.<p>Destiny Stephens, 21, wasn't born with a butt that makes you wonder whether gravity is real. She didn't even set out to sculpt her backside when she began working out a little more than five years ago.<p>Rather, the Ontario-based teen hit the …

10 books you should read if you want to retire rich, according to financial advisers

Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there's no shortage of books that say they'll show you how to handle it. According to Amazon, there are nearly 5,700 on the subject.<p>Sussing out which of those books are going to really help you with retirement planning might sound like a task better …

Retirement

9 Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy for “Timely” Retirement Yield

Two common goals in retirement are to generate safe investment income and preserve capital over the long-term. Certain high-dividend stocks can help …

What are ETFs? A beginner’s guide to exchange-traded funds

<b>Pop the champagne! Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, recently celebrated a milestone birthday: January marked 25 years since the world’s largest ETF</b> …

Investing

5 Dirt-Cheap Index Funds That Invest in Dividend Stocks

Dividend investors typically rely on their regular income payments to either pay the bills or grow their nest eggs via reinvestment. Either way, it’s …

Where should you put your money if you think the market will crash?

<i>Where should I put my money now if I believe the stock market is going to crash?—Jerry, Virginia</i><p>If you really believe the market is headed for an imminent crash, there are all sorts of places you could invest your money. You could move it all into cash, you could buy gold or real estate or for that …

Stock Markets

21 Squat Variations So You Never Get Bored

[caption id="attachment_65468" align="alignnone" width="620"] Photos: Daily Burn[/caption]You can tell a lot about someone from how they perform a …

Workouts

5 Books to Read Now if You Want to Retire Rich

The best retirement planning books, according to experts.<p>You might be able to start collecting Social Security at 62, but personal finance expert …

11 Smart Personal Finance Blogs You Should Read This Year

Blogs your checking account will approve of.<p>Even though I'm a financial planner, I still pay close attention to the financial advice and opinions of the smartest money experts all over the web. Why? Because no matter how money-savvy you are, there's always something more you can learn.<p>If you're …

The cheap tracker funds that aim to mimic Warren Buffett (or other investing strategies)

How would you like to invest in a fund that takes a Warren Buffett-like approach to picking companies but will cost you only 0.3pc a year?<p>"Exchange-traded funds" (ETFs), once seen as a cheap way to track an index such as the FTSE 100, can now be used for more specific purposes such as mimicking an …