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Trying to live longer just might be killing us

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Barbara Ehrenreich has written or co-authored 20 books — and that was after earning her …

Health Care

Why 'Do What You Love' Is Actually Terrible Career Advice

Pick a career. Pick a passion. Let them be separate if need be.<p><i>What's the worst career advice you've ever received? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Sean Kernan on Quora:</b><p>They told …

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15 Quotes on Success From America's Top CEOs

Take advantage of these inspirational words from Warren Buffett, Larry Page, Indra Nooyi, Jeff Bezos and more.<p>5 min read<p>What’s the recipe for success? Start with energy, initiative and intelligence, then add a dash of integrity, a pinch of honesty, two shakes of generosity and a heavy pour of the …

5 Job Interview Questions That Reveal What a Candidate Has Really Accomplished

Want to ask job interview questions that let you find out what a job candidate has really accomplished? Here are some great questions, along with some of the best answers.<p>Some job interviewers (including CEOs) take a fairly unusual approach to interview questions, and most job interviews involve …

careermanagement

Fasting For Just 24 Hours Boosts The Regeneration of Stem Cells, Study Finds

This study could even lead to 'fasting' in a pill.<p>For decades, numerous studies have shown that strict, low-calorie-intake diets could be the key to …

5 Good Reasons to Work Until You're 70

Personally, I find the fifth the most convincing.<p>A full 63% of Americans fear running out of money in retirement more than they do death. That's in …

If you're putting money in a 401(k) and an IRA at the same time, be ready for the taxes

<b>Dear Liz:</b> I recently returned to a regular 9-to-5 job after freelancing for several years. I contributed the maximum amount to an IRA while self-employed and continued to do so after starting my new job. I was surprised to learn when doing my taxes this year that I could not deduct my IRA …

The Super Affordable Moisturizer Celebrities Swear By For Younger-Looking Skin

Celebrities have access to the best skincare products available, which explains why their skin is always so flawless and radiant. But when it comes …

Worried about the next bear market? Real estate may be your best investment. Really.

Real estate may be one of your best investments during the next bear market for stocks.<p>And by real estate, I mean your home or other residential properties.<p>That’s important to remember, not just because we often overlook our house when focusing on our holdings, but also because the recent …

Real Estate

10 Powerful Habits That Will Help You Become the Best Version of Yourself

Get the toxicity out of your life.<p><i>What are some habits that are good to get into? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of www.CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>These are my …

Self-improvement

Yale's Most Popular Course in History Teaches You to Be Happy—and It's Available Online

"Psychology and the Good Life" attracted nearly one out of four Yale undergraduates. Now you can enroll.<p>When Yale psychology professor Laurie Santos launched "Psychology and the Good Life" on the New Haven campus earlier this year, 1,200 students—about one-fourth university's undergraduate …

Forget That Product You're Working On. What's Really Going to Sell in the Future Is ... Services.

"Do-it-for-me" is the next evolution of the on-demand economy.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today’s consumers value their time more than ever. With the proliferation of on-demand apps, there is virtually no need to wait in lines or even to leave your house …

Entrepreneurship

Your DNA determines whether you're an introvert or an extrovert — here's how to tell which one you are

At some point in your life, you've probably been described as an extrovert or an introvert. It's true that many of us place ourselves in one of those two categories — or somewhere in the middle if you're an ambivert.<p>These labels were coined in the 1920s by the psychologist Carl Jung. He said the …

In Just 2 Words, Jeff Bezos Sums Up What Separates Winners From Dreamers

There may be no single formula for success, but Jeff Bezos's annual letter to stockholders comes darn close.<p>Few figures have captured our attention the way Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has. In just under 23 years, Amazon's revenue has soared from $500,000 to $178,000,000,000, from nine …

Jeff Bezos

Amazon Spent Years Learning What It Takes to Do Great Work. These 4 Steps Contributed Most to Its Success

"Skill is overrated," says Jeff Bezos. These four things are not.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published his annual letter to shareholders, and it's got some great advice for anyone who is striving to do great work.<p>After commending Amazon employees for their commitment to excellence, and …

Self-improvement

9 Life-Changing Habits That Can Lead to Success

Be honest with yourself while remaining focused on your goals.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Achieving success often does not mean an easy path. The steps necessary along the way are the product of your desire to achieve along with other aspects of a solid plan and …

I Was Living In Poverty When One Small Decision Started Making Me $5,000 a Week

With business slowing to a crawl and his rent due, this entrepreneur found prosperity by leaning into his fear.<p>6 min read<p>Last year, I was in a dilemma. I’d found success as a writer and as a coach, but my business had slowed to a torpor. I didn’t know how I was going to pay the rent, let alone eat. …

Here's Why Future Retirees Will Be More Financially Fragile Than Today's Seniors -- and What You Can Do About It

The future looks somewhat bleak for today's workers, many of whom aren't saving. The good news? We all have the power to change our fate.<p>Retirees are …

101 simple ways to spend less and save more

<b>No matter what you’re saving money for—whether it’s to build up an emergency fund, pay off debt faster or plan ahead for a big vacation or first</b> …

Personal Finance

Forgotton Anne brings its Ghibli- and Labyrinth-inspired adventure to life on May 15

Forgotton Anne is a stunning 2D adventure game that evokes nostalgic old-school anime films and dark fairy tales. Indie developer ThroughLine Games partnered with Square Enix Collective to publish its debut effort, and it will be out on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 on May 15.<p>The immediate …

The world's biggest cruise line uses this psychological trick to make you spend more money

How much should a TV cost?<p>It seems like a simple question, but it can be difficult to answer. Of course, it depends on factors like size and quality — but once you've determined those, it's still hard to figure out what the price should be without referring to other TVs you seen, owned, or read …

Ready to Achieve Your Dreams? It Comes Down to Making 1 Simple Change

Too many people think dreaming big is the way to success. It's not, unless you have a process to back it up.<p>At some point in your life, you've probably heard the following advice:<p>When it comes to setting goals, dream big and shoot for the stars--because, you know, why not? I mean, if others can do …

Motivation

5 TED Talks That Are an Instant Dose of Optimism

Life got you down lately? These talks are just what you need to feel more optimistic.<p>Optimism can be hard to maintain these days. The polar ice caps are melting, world leaders are taunting each other like schoolyard bullies, and billion dollar companies are revealing themselves to be clueless about …

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How to give your finances a spring clean to save money

<b>Spring is a time of new life, longer days, and - for those who really know how to celebrate the end of a long winter - a moment to review your investment portfolio.</b><p>Better known as a season to spring clean around the house, this time of year is also offers an opportunity to dust off the paperwork …

16 Top Quotes to Inspire a Rare and Remarkable Type of Leadership

Be inspired by Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, Sheryl Sandberg, Simon Sinek and others.<p>In an era where high-profile, sexual harassment allegations continue to roll in, and Facebook's data-privacy scandal grows steadily worse, it's evident this country is faced with a crisis -- the absence of true …

Leadership

22 Ways to Get Your Career On the Right Track

Source: Getty Images<p>1 of 23<p>It can be fixed<p>You may wake up one day and realize that your career has not gone the way you hoped it would. Maybe it …

16 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

High achievement isn't an accident.<p>High achievement in business and life involves intention. Meaning, it's not going to happen accidentally. Here are the things more than a dozen successful executives do every day because they say it's a habit that makes a difference.<p>1. Say no without saying …

Financial Services

Most People Learn This Important Life Lesson the Hard Way

It pays to be prepared.<p><i>What life lesson did you learn the hard way? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni, CEO of Morphic Therapeutic Inc., on Quora:</b><p>There I was, …

Charisma

50 Years of Stock Market Corrections, and the 1 Figure That Stands Out

Corrections are usually over very quickly, and they're traditionally painless to long-term investors.<p>For the first time in two years, worry has …

1 Nighttime Habit That Will Immediately Improve Your Sleep and Productivity

Not properly addressing this one key area is causing you sleepless nights and decreasing your performance.<p>As soon as it's time to go to sleep, your mind starts racing with an endless stream of thoughts. You're thinking about growing your business, leading your team, presenting next week, creating …

Yoga