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This Moist, Cakey Banana Bread Will Win You Friends

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Coat 2 (9x5-inch) loaf pans with cooking spray or butter; set aside.<p>Place the flour, …

Science Says When You Don't Focus on Negative Things at Work, Expect This to Happen

Need to vent to your colleagues about a wrongdoing at work? No harm done, right? No so fast.<p>You know that old saying that you should not harbor ill feelings? And that it's unhealthy to keep things inside, so you should vent to help you feel better?<p>Maybe you just need to air things out about a …

Scientists Are Developing a Contact Lens That Tells You When You're Sick

Imagine a biosensing contact lens that can tell when your blood sugar is getting too low, or if there’s something wrong with one of your organs. By …

The one ingredient your guac is missing

If you’re an avocado enthusiast, guac is the entry-level recipe (mastered before you move on to smoothies or, for those highly skilled individuals, …

These Six Slow Cooker Dinners Are Perfect When You Have A Busy Day

Just throw it in the slow cooker, go about your day, and come home to dinner!

Caramelized onion flat bread

Flatbread topped with cheese and sweet onions makes a delicious meal if served with a salad, or as an appetizer on its own.<p>March 16, 2017 —Many moons …

Meatloaf

For the meatloaf: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.<p>Pour the milk over the bread and allow it to soak in for several minutes. Place the ground beef, …

Scientists Have Created an Artificial Retina Implant That Could Restore Vision to Millions

Clinical trials set to begin this year.<p>Scientists have developed a retinal implant that can restore lost vision in rats, and are planning to trial …

This Simple Trick Makes Box Cake Mix 1,000 Times Better

It's life-changing.<p>I consider myself a baker—which to me means, I bake at least once a week, if not more. And more often than not, I'd rather go the extra mile and make things from scratch than use a mix, a refrigerated dough, or a pre-made batter. I just feel like mixing a few ingredients makes a …

To Rapidly Enhance Your Business, Stop Selling and Start Teaching

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I sit down at my desk to write every day, I am simultaneously energized and discouraged.<p>On the bright side, it is amazing that we live in a time when (and place where) everybody is free to express their thoughts immediately, in a …

Customers

The main thing couples argue over when redecorating may surprise you

Know the contentious issues and nip them in the bud<p>Doing up your home can prove quite stressful, with 27% of couples arguing at least once over their …

Where you live affects your personality, study says

When people move across state lines, they usually think about what their new place will be like, their new neighbors, their new town -- in short, all the other changes that come with a change of address. But what most people don't consider is the way that the move will change them, too.<p>Studies show …

5 Small Financial Mistakes that Can Lead to a Major Cash Crisis

Save yourself thousands of dollars and thousands of hours by avoiding the money mistakes I made.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Making a few mini money mistakes here and there isn’t uncommon for budding entrepreneurs. I made a habit of this during my first few years of …

Personal Finance

Can I Pay Off Student Loans with My 529 Plan? | Investopedia

A new bill that proposes allowing people to pay off student loans with their 529 plans is currently working its way through Congress. That’s good, …

The Best Etsy Shops for Buying Modern Lighting

It may not be the first place you think of when you're shopping for lighting, but don't neglect handmade marketplace Etsy. Here, you'll find plenty …

You Suck at Money, So Never Mingle Business and Personal Expenses

If you don't keep personal and business book accounts separate, neither will your creditors or the IRS if things go badly.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let’s keep this short and sweet. There are two reasons why you need to keep your business and personal expenses …

Small Business

SolPad Releases Pricing & Pre-Order Info For Mobile Solar + Storage Product

<b>Published on</b> January 16th, 2017 | <i>by Derek Markham</i><p>0<p>January 16th, 2017 by <b>Derek Markham</b><p>The Silicon Valley startup SolPad has just announced the specs, …

Solar Power

Find out How Earning $30,000 a Year Can Turn You Into a Millionaire

It may sound crazy, but even if you only earn $30,000 per year, if you invest (and save) wisely and prudently you can you become a millionaire. …

FinTech Companies Are Changing Financial Behavior | Alex Kong -TNG Wallet

When financial technologies are introduced in any financial system where a majority of the population doesn’t have access to formal banking …

How to improve your spouse's chances of a well-funded retirement

Three key decisions about retirement benefits can help couples make their money last — or dramatically increase the chances that the survivor will end up old and broke.<p>Widowed women are twice as likely as their male counterparts to live in poverty during retirement, according to a March study by …

Retirement

10 FINANCIAL HABITS YOU NEED TO START TODAY

You so need to be totally honest with your partner or spouse and entire family about the family finances and what you are trying to accomplish. You …

Retirement

14 apps to help you shop, cook, and eat better

So you’ve made the decision to reboot your diet: Eat healthier, cook more, and — once you download all the necessary apps — live your best food life. …

3 Common Saving Mistakes You Can Fix Right Now

There’s a little-known fact about investing: You don’t have to be good at it. You just have to do it.<p>And by do it, I mean put money into a diversified portfolio on a regular basis. Consistency, rather than skill, matters most here.<p>But that’s part of the issue: It’s a struggle to find that money, …

Personal Finance

From Broke To A Billionaire Overnight - Here‘s How You Do It

I have covered the subject of fundraising extensively in this blog and also in my book <i>The Art of Startup Fundraising,</i> since fundraising is one of the …

Entrepreneurship

How to Start Getting Debt-Free, in Pictures Your Kid Could Draw

Your share of the nearly $1 trillion consumers now owe in credit card debt is no game. But this personal finance play on the popular game Pictionary is. See if you can identify the five get-out-debt tips in the whiteboard drawings before we tell you.<p>To get the debt-tackling scoop, we talked with a …

What’s the secret to happiness? Scientists may have found the answer

The pursuit of happiness can be a lifelong search for some - but researchers believe they may have found a key factor in feeling a greater overall sense of wellbeing.<p>Individuals who feel a strong sense of belonging to social groups are much happier people, according to new research by psychologists.<p>…

Mini Cheesecake Recipe - Chowhound

Ingredients (11)<p>For the filling:<p>4 8-ounce packages cream cheese (32 ounces total)<br>• 5 Eggland’s Best eggs<br>• 1 cup of sugar<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla<br>• 16 …

7 Best Cocktails to Drink While Cooking Weeknight Dinners

You can do better than cracking open a beer.<p>There’s something wonderfully therapeutic about cooking dinner after a long day. There’s something even …