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Want to become a multi-millionaire? Do these 15 things immediately

“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a …

Self-improvement

Warren Buffett: How To Turn $10,000 Into $51 Million And Other Wisdom From The Berkshire Meeting

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger kicked off Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholder meeting on Saturday with two episodes. First, there was a video of Munger furiously struggling to open a box of See’s Candies peanut brittle. When the video ended and both took the stage to a capacity crowd nearing …

Investing

This is why successful people are unhappy in middle age — and what to do about it

Writing a book about age and happiness brought many surprises, but none surpasses this: High-achieving professionals seem especially vulnerable to …

Happiness

How to Pay Zero Taxes Legally in Retirement

And when you pay zero taxes, you shouldn't be doing it the way most people do it -- which is by being broke.<p>5 min read<p>Are you gambling your retirement savings on the idea that your taxes will be lower when you retire? If so, I’ve got some bad news. If you have your retirement savings in a …

Retirement

How Ordinary People Become Extraordinary

Everyone has the potential, but the habits necessary are adopted only by the few. Will you be one of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Elon Musk has been quoted as saying, “I think it’s possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.” Now, whether you …

Declutter Your Kids Brain By Doing These 6 Things

When it comes to options, sometimes less is more.<p>Today's children have playrooms stacked to the ceiling with plastic, battery-operated toys of every size, shape, and color. These same kids can watch up to eight hours of TV per day, a number that would have shocked the parents of yesteryear.<p>Growing …

Teaching Kids to Love Reading: 3 Strategies That Work

If you’re an elementary teacher, you know that the most daunting and wonderful part of the job is opening the world of books and reading to students. …

This Simple Practice Will Help You Be More Happy and Productive | Inc.com

Has this ever happened to you? You sit down to work on an important project with a looming deadline and suddenly, without warning, your mind slinks off to some other place as if slipping out the back door of a bad meeting. Before you know it, an hour has passed and you can't remember how, or where, …

Mindfulness

Just Listen: The IRS Is Telling You How to Have a Tax-Free Retirement

Careful planning and investing are key.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Americans had $5 trillion in assets in 401(k) plans in March, and recently Congress has been looking at taxing deposits into these plans up front.<p>The idea of requiring Americans to pay taxes in …

Tim Ferriss's Approach to Accomplishing Your Most Important Priority Is Brilliant (and It Takes Only 1 Hour a Day) | Inc.com

Tim Ferriss has made a career of distilling snackable bits of advice from his own personal productivity experiments. He's also become expert at observing these same hacks from any number of ü​ber-successful people in his expanding inner circle.<p>He has just released what inevitably will be his next …

Time Management

Science Says Kids Who Become Great Leaders Have Parents Who Teach Them 8 Things | Inc.com

All the extremely successful people I know -- and all the great leaders I know -- are exceptionally good at persuading other people to follow them.<p>But being persuasive doesn't mean you have to manipulate or pressure other people. At its best, persuasion is the ability to effectively describe the …

Self-improvement

How to make your iPhone and Android pictures look better

Whether you have an iPhone 7 Plus, a Galaxy S8 or a Google Pixel, here are 3 tips to make your photos look better.<p>No matter if you have the high-end Samsung Galaxy S8, the budget Alcatel Idol 5S or even an old iPhone 6, chances are you take photos with your phone. And whether your phone has the …

Mobile Photography

A 16-Minute Yoga Practice That'll Help You Master a Handstand

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Yoga

Drip Irrigation: Emergency Repair Kit Essentials

If you’re reading this post you likely have a drip irrigation system, which means I am grateful that you’ve chosen to install a very smart and …

Why kids should stash summer job cash in a Roth IRA

A summer job is the perfect opportunity for parents to introduce kids to some smart money habits, such as saving. And there's a good case to be made for putting at least a portion of each paycheck in a Roth individual retirement account.<p>But how do you push something with the word "retirement" in …

Retirement

9 Unusual Exercises That Will Boost Your Strength

<b>Let’s face it. Strength training is a monotonous activity most of the time. Sometimes you get tired of the exercises you’ve been doing.</b> Your body …

On Résumés, an Upper-Class Background Benefits Men but Not Women

11 Things the Health Care Sector Must Do to Improve Cybersecurity

No industry or sector is immune to hacking. That reality was made painfully clear in mid-May, when a cyberattacker using WannaCry ransomware crippled health care institutions and many other kinds of organizations around the world. In 2015 over 113 million Americans health records were exposed, and …

The Right Way to Start a Meeting

We all know there’s a price to pay for a making bad first impression: A limp handshake conveys low confidence; a wrinkled suit makes you seem lazy; oversharing comes across as emotional instability. But do you ever think about the first impression your meetings make? Frequently restarting meetings …

Stop telling your child they're 'amazing'. Instead, say this.

Is praise always good?<p>A new study presented at the British Psychological Society's Annual Conference showed regular parental praise, specifically five times a day, improves a child's well being. The study, based on England’s De Montfort University’s Five Praises campaign, surveyed 38 parents of 2- …

Research

How to make your kid good at anything, according to a world expert on peak performance

K. Anders Ericsson has spent 30 years studying people who are exceptional at what they do, and trying to figure out how they got to be so good. His conclusion: in most cases, talent doesn’t matter—practice does.<p>The practice he advocates is not hitting 100,000 golf balls or spending 10,000 hours …

University of Pennsylvania

Science Says Parents of the Most Successful Kids Do These 10 Things | Inc.com

We all want to lead happy, successful lives. But for parents, there's a time when your priorities shift a bit, and your most important goals start to involve setting your kids up for success and happiness in their own lives.<p>Parental priorities aren't the only factor, of course. There are plenty of …

Self-improvement

Want to Be an Exceptional Leader? Science Says Think This Way (Because Most Bosses Don't)

To develop high performers, praising effort achieves way more than praising results.<p>Praise can be incredibly motivating. Praise can be extremely encouraging. Praise can be hugely inspiring.<p>If you do it the right way. Take the wrong approach, and praising an employee can actually have the opposite …

Self-improvement

What Is a Water Hammer? The Annoying House Sound You Can Eliminate

When something goes bump in the night, it could be water moving through your pipes. But when you hear a loud bang coming from your plumbing, it's a …

Coast To Coast, These Counties Are Best Bets For Real Estate Investment In 2017

<b>The best spots for real estate investment in EVERY state – coast to coast</b><p>It’s tough enough to invest in rental property in your own back yard, much less halfway across the country. At Local Market Monitor, we identify markets throughout the country where the climate is favorable for investors – but …

Real Estate

The 20-Minute Killer Pilates Sequence for a Crazy-Strong Core

Pilates is known for building a crazy-strong core, and since a strong core is the foundation for almost every bodyweight and strength exercise out …

Workouts

The 10-Minute Workout You Should Do Before Breakfast

A morning workout can be an energizing start to a busy day, but sometimes, it's just so damn hard to wake up in time to get to the gym, grind it out,</i> …

Want to Raise Successful Boys? Science Says Do This (but Their Schools Probably Won't) | Inc.com

This is a story about successful kids (especially boys), common sense, and research.<p>Most of us spend hours each day sitting at work. Science says it's killing us, and we have developed all kinds of fads to combat it--from standing desks to smartphone alerts to get us up and moving.<p>Armed with that …

Parenting

Students' catchy long division song will be stuck in your head all day

"Divide, multiple and subtract. Bring it on down and bring it on back!"<p>Those are the words to a foot-tapping song 4th grade students made up to guide …

Steal This Look: His and Hers, Mid-Century Inspired Kids’ Bedrooms

Recently spotted and admired in Gray Magazine: playful yet modern kids’ bedrooms designed to grow with the child.<p>When Brandon Ebel, president of …