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Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

Two Chord Songs That Were Big Hits

The simplest hits from the 50s, 60s, and 70s<p>Although rock grew up pretty quickly, getting more and more complicated in the process, its formative …

My Dividend Growth Portfolio - 45 Holdings, 4 Buys, 1 Sell

What's New?<p>Being an investor primarily focused on generating a growing stream of income, I don't get caught up with the day to day movements of the …

Investing

20 Weird AF Products Skyrocketing In Popularity On Amazon

Every time I shop online, I find myself checking out the Amazon products skyrocketing in popularity to see what's trending, and I'm always surprised …

I started a business with less than $600 in just two weeks and it's already profitable after week one

As a reporter at CNBC Make It who's covered some of the most incredible ways people have made money online — including a 28-year-old whose company …

Small Business

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

A Soup Diet Can Jump-Start Your Weight Loss — If You Do It Right

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps some folks lose nine pounds in a single week — and that’s not even the best part. We’ve …

Nutrition

How to Negotiate Your Next New-Car Lease Like a Pro

Car salespeople will tell you that most people who end up leasing a new vehicle don’t walk through the door thinking of themselves as lease customers. Rather, like proposals on New Year’s Eve, leasing often just kind of happens, and the person has to live with the consequences of a spontaneous …

27 underrated US destinations everyone should visit in their lifetime

If you're traveling in the US, cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago are probably on the top of your list of places to see. Outside of big cities, however, there are also tons of smaller, underrated destinations that are totally worth a trip.<p>We asked our colleagues for their favorite, …

4 No-Fee DRIP Investments For 2018

We all love discounts, I'm no exception. And while you won't find me waiting in line overnight for the new iphone or muscling through crowds on Black …

Yes, I'm a Guy Who Now Pays $30 for a T-Shirt. Here's Why

They're worth every penny.<p>This summer I became a guy I never thought I’d become. A guy who willingly spends $30 for a single T-shirt.<p>At the time I …

Clothing

The Remarkable True Story of a “Dividend Millionaire”

Lessons from Hayford Peirce’s 30-year portfolio plan.<p>IN 1995, Hayford Peirce, a science-fiction and mystery writer by avocation, sat down in a …

Tip: Make Your Own Elvish Protein Bars

The world's easiest and most nutritious protein bar recipe.<p>The primary purpose of most protein bars on the market is to give you an emergency bolus …

20 Quotes on Coping With Change From Successful Entrepreneurs and Leaders

Change is up to you.<p>Change is a hard concept to grasp -- and can be even harder to cope with it. Whether you’re switching careers, leaving a company or ending a relationship, change comes in all sizes -- big and small. And while some change can be exciting, other times it can be difficult.<p>Having …

Entrepreneurship

This Superfood Cheatsheet is Your Guide to Health

This Superfood Glossary is the Ultimate Cheatsheet to Health<p>Save this link on your phone and you'll never be confused at a juice bar again.<p>October …

The Most Affordable Healthy Foods For Runners

Contrary to popular belief, eating healthy doesn’t have to break the bank.Sure, eating sushi grade tuna or buying organic<b> protein powder</b> will put a …

7 Cheap Dividend Stocks to Buy for $20 or Less

I have a well-deserved reputation as a cheapskate. I brown bag my lunches most days, keep my thermostat at 79 degrees, and— if my wife doesn’t …

Investing

7 Easy High-Protein, Low-Carb Dinners

There are endless ways to get crafty with low-carb dinners—veggie-crust pizzas, riced cauliflower, zucchini noodles, you name it. But while these …

Healthy Eating

5 Questions to Ask Your Students To Start the School Year

Schools are about more than learning; they are about experience(s). They help shape us in our present and future and those experiences stick with us …

Pedagogy

Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten-Free Quinoa Salad

This quinoa salad made with cucumber, bell peppers, broccoli, and tomatoes gets a hint of brightness from a lemon-garlic vinaigrette. The rest of the …

Healthy Eating

Introduction to Python, Data Science & Computational Thinking: Free Online Courses from MIT

FYI: MIT has posted online the video lectures for an essential series of courses. In the playlist of 38 lectures above, you can get an <i>Introduction to</i> …

Data Science

Need Some Summer Reading? These Are the 15 Best-Selling Business Books Right Now

These are the books you're likely to spot everyone reading this summer, according to Amazon.<p>The lazy days of summer are here. That means you need some books to fill them with.<p>There are tons of recommendations out there from business icons, other entrepreneurs, and thought leaders, but if you really …

Self-improvement

Why Am I Always Tired? 4 Natural Fixes That Are Better Than Coffee

Many of us find ourselves asking the dreaded question: Why am I always so tired? Constant exhaustion takes a toll on our bodies and our mood, and it …

The Greatest Albums You’ve Never Heard

There are <b>cult heroes</b>, and there are <b>one-hit wonders</b>. And then there are bona fide megastars who, despite enjoying worldwide acclaim, still release …

Universal Music

Keep Students Accountable With Weekly Class Logs

In a perfect world, even in a classroom of 34 students, every student would get what he or she needs which can include a level of differentiation …

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett And Oprah All Use The 5-Hour Rule

<b>Top business leaders often spend five hours per week doing deliberate learning.</b><p>In the article “Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong”, the researchers behind …

Self-improvement

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

Camping

The Keto Casserole Recipes You've Been Looking For

These might be low carb, but they're fully delicious.<p>One of the easiest ways to eat low-carb while filling up on the fats you want is with casseroles. If you’re following the keto diet (short for ketogenic), which cuts back big-time on carbohydrates, casseroles are going to be your best friend. Not …

Make Money Flipping Thrift Store Items

Shares 10K<p>Thrift Store Flipping as a Side Hustle<p>What exactly is thrift store flipping?<p>Have you heard of those people who are reselling items on Ebay …