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'Those 80s diet fads destroyed my bones' says Green Goddess Diana Moran

'Those 80s diet fads destroyed my bones,' says Green Goddess Diana Moran who has thinning disease caused by the low-fat craze<p><b>TV fitness guru Diana</b> …

Retirement Calculator | CNNMoney

The results offer a general idea of how much you'll need and are not intended to be investment advice. The results are presented in both future dollars (at retirement) and today's dollars, which is calculated using an inflation rate of 2.3%.<p>How we calculate your savings goal<p>First, we determine what …

The most effective way to pay off debt depends on your personality — here are 3 methods to consider

According to Beverly Harzog, author of "The Debt Escape Plan: How to Free Yourself From Credit Card Balances, Boost Your Credit Score, and Live Debt-Free," there is no one right method to paying off debt.<p>"The objective here is to put yourself in the best position possible for success," Harzog …

30 Under 30 Europe Finance 2016: The Best Investors, Traders And Innovators

<b>Reported by Leonard Schoenberger</b><p>Top traders, adventurous venture capitalists and iconoclastic fintech entrepreneurs lead the first-ever FORBES 30 Under 30 Europe finance list. Spanning the continent, these investors and inventors are fueling game-changing companies and shaping how we pay and get …

30 Under 30 Europe Manufacturing & Industry 2016: Building The Future With Robots And Green Tech

<b>Reported by Andres Cala</b><p>From solar-power bricks to molten salt nuclear reactors to robots that can do, well, almost anything, this group of Europe’s young inventors, engineers and mad scientists will power the world economy for the next fifty years and beyond. Introducing the ground-breaking members …

Engineering

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It’s not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop …

Self-improvement

Isis and the war for oil

It has always been hard to accept the argument that the series of wars in the Middle East since 2001 have been about oil. Afghanistan is not an oil …

Middle East

Alpine ski resorts: Europe's 10 most beautiful | CNN Travel

Best new ways to save money

From an app that pumps up your card rewards to tools for finding the great college your family can afford, here's how you can …

This Country Has A Style That's All Its Own

After five months of travel, we finally got to see some familiar faces again. Our dear friends from home had planned to take a vacation in December …

Japan

10 Things You Absolutely Need To Know About Your Credit

After graduating from school, your credit score is probably the only grade you’re given that you care about deeply. Except this time it’s for your financial life. The three digit number is telling of how well (or how poorly) you’ve done with credit. Like academic grades, it’s also a big deal for …

A habit that takes less than 5 minutes a day has made all the difference with my money

It can take a while to form new ones: 66 days on average, up to 254. The good news is that some of the most valuable habits are also the simplest ones.<p>Consider my go-to money habit, for example: <b>I take five minutes at the end of each day to record everything I bought.</b><p>I simply open my Excel …

Selling Your Losing Stocks and Admitting You Were Wrong Could Net a Gain

Editors' Pick: Originally published Dec. 31. that have lost an insurmountable value appears like a practical financial decision to make since there …

Top 10 tax resolutions to help you make the most of your money in 2016

As we begin a new year, here are my top 10 tax resolutions for minimizing your tax burden and maximizing your financial position in 2016.<p>[np_storybar …

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35 Ways You Can Spend to Save in 2016

Being a savvy shopper makes you a smart saver.<p>According to a recent survey by Fidelity, year after year Americans’ top financial resolutions are to …

5 Powerful Financial Habits To Form In 2016

Often when people set New Year’s resolutions, they’re ambitious but vague. For instance, a Fidelity survey found that the most common financial resolution Americans have this year is to save more, followed by the desire to spend less and pay off debt.<p>Clearly, these are great goals. However, if …

7 Tips To Think Differently About Your Money And Become An Everyday Financial Superstar

One of my favorite types of articles to write is what I call “the financial feat story.”<p>As collected in the new Forbes e-book, “Money Hacks: Forbes Stories Of Superstar Savers,” which I cowrote with reporter Lauren Gensler, these are tales of people who took on and accomplished impressive, if not …

Personal Finance

Duct Tape Marketing Revised and Updated

• <b>Author:</b> John Jantsch<p><b>Is Your Marketing as Simple, Effective, and Affordable as Duct Tape?</b><p>Let's face it, as a small business owner, you are really in the business of marketing. The problem for most small business owners is that they suffer from "marketing idea of the week" syndrome instead of …

The Fine Art of Small Talk

• <b>Author:</b> Debra Fine<p>Nationally recognized communication expert Debra Fine reveals the techniques and strategies anyone can use to make small talk--in any situation. Do you spend an abnormal amount of time hiding out in the bathroom or hanging out at the buffet table at social gatherings? Does the …

Money Rules

• <b>Author:</b> Gail Vaz-Oxlade<p>The national bestseller that helps you turn common sense into money in the bank—now updated with 10 new rules to live by<p>Gail Vaz-Oxlade likes to say that managing money isn’t rocket science, it’s discipline. But even she acknowledges that there are tricks to her trade and …

Easy Money

• <b>Author:</b> Gail Vaz-Oxlade<p>Wish you could find a money book that doesn’t make your eyes glaze over? Easy Money is for you. Gail knows you work hard for your money, so in her usual honest and practical style she will show you how to make your money work for you. Budgeting, saving, and getting your debt …

Blue Ocean Strategy, Expanded Edition

• <b>Author:</b> W. Chan Kim & Renée A. Mauborgne<p><b>The global phenomenon that has sold 3.6 million copies, is published in a record-breaking 44 languages and is a bestseller across five continents—now updated and expanded with new content</b><p>In this perennial bestseller, embraced by organizations and industries …

Antifragile

• <b>Author:</b> Nassim Nicholas Taleb<p><b>Antifragile is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by</b> …

Salt Sugar Fat

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Moss<p>From a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter at <i>The New York Times</i> comes the troubling story of the rise of the processed food industry -- and how it used salt, sugar, and fat to addict us. <i><br>Salt</i> <i>Sugar Fat</i> is a journey into the highly secretive world of the processed food …

Rainmaking Made Simple: What Every Professional Must Know

• <b>Author:</b> Mark M. Maraia<p>Rainmaking Made Simple: What Every Professional Must Know is the definitive how-to guide for professionals on growing their business. It demystifies the process of building client relationships, making it simple to grasp, retain and put into practice.

Switzerland to vote on banning banks from creating money

Referendum on radical proposal to give central banks sole money creation power will be held after petition gains 110,000 signatures<p>Switzerland will hold a referendum to decide whether to ban commercial banks from creating money.<p>The Swiss federal government confirmed on Thursday that it would hold …

Ignore Those 2016 Forecasts and Make These Smart Investing Moves Instead

Investing pundits are usually wrong, but these strategies can keep your portfolio on track.<p>Over the past few weeks investors have been inundated by a …