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This Handy Chart Will Tell You If You’re Spending Too Much Money on Groceries

Most families can relate to the stress of shelling out for groceries when you’re stretched thin for cash, especially if you’re buying food to feed a …

Personal Finance

13 things parents who raise mentally strong kids refuse to do

In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks and it gives them the strength to keep going, even when they're plagued with self-doubt. A strong mental muscle is the key to helping kids reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But raising a mentally …

Self-help

I sold my house to live in a van — 9 years later I'm facing an uncomfortable truth

I didn't reach some kind of breaking point or encounter any life-changing event that I wasn't fully in control of.<p>It just kind of happened.<p>As crazy as it sounds, I just felt like living in a van.<p>Since there's not a ton of room in a van and storage units aren't cheap, it made sense to get rid of …

Minimalism

7 phases I went through to get from waiting tables to owning a 6-figure business

I wanted everything at once. I wanted to build my dream business overnight and have an enormous community of fans and friends and make millions of dollars creating products I loved.<p>Having zero experience and a small network, those ambitions soon sputtered out. I adopted a new mindset: I figured out …

Entrepreneurship

John Cena’s Workout Routine Is INSANE!

We all know John Cena for his reign as the world’s most famous professional wrestler and for his leading roles in various movies. But did you know …

16 Apps You Need to Download Before Your Next Flight

Ask a traveler what they think about flying, and you’ll get wildly different opinions, from the geekily excited to the desperately terrified.Now, ask …

Apps

7 Mantras that Will Stop You from Taking Things Personally

People are toxic to be around when they believe that everything happening around them is a direct assault on them or is in some way all about …

Narcissism

9 signs you're successful — even if it doesn't feel like it

We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most people won't admit it — other than the guy with the 'He who dies with the most toys wins' bumper sticker — in the back of our minds, we equate material possessions with success.<p>It's a shame we fall prey to materialistic thinking because …

Self-improvement

7 YouTube Workouts You Can Do Without Leaving Your Bed

Some mornings you just can’t drag yourself out of bed when that 7am workout alarm goes off. Maybe you were out later than planned on a fun first date, lost track of time following bloggers on Snapchat or spent the night researching how to land your dream job. Whatever the reason for feeling like a …

Exercise

4 Stocks That Could Make You Rich

Image source: Getty Images<p>The vast majority of investors who become rich don't get there quickly -- rather, they consistently build wealth over long periods of time. Real estate investment trusts, or REITs, are one excellent way to do that, and healthcare real estate is a particularly strong …

After studying rich people for 5 years, I realized there are 10 critical habits the wealthy learn from their parents

How do I know? I spent five years interviewing 177 self-made millionaires and 128 poor people and documented what I learned in something I call my Rich Habits Study.<p>What I learned from my five-year study was that habits are contagious. Almost all of these self-made millionaires picked up specific …

Self-improvement

6 Things Happy People Never Forget

Does it ever seem like other people are happier than you?<p>You scroll on Facebook and see people having fun on their vacations, spending time with one another, or celebrating their achievements. You, on the other hand, are struggling along, just trying to make it through the day and coming home …

Happiness

10 legit ways to make your wife happy every day

You've probably heard that a happy wife equals a happy life. So what can you do each day to make sure your wife — and your life — is happy? Here are …

12 everyday stretches to stay flexible and fit at any age

To boil it down, we turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York University and the author of "Age Defying Fitness." She took us through the best basic stretches that work for practically everyone.<p>Use these illustrations as your guide and try some of the stretches that'll …

Pain

How to start a side business without quitting your current job

Not all entrepreneurs started out their businesses fresh from college – or quit halfway through.<p>Most entrepreneurs already had careers before they decided to go it alone. But making the jump can be terrifying, especially if you have overheads to pay. That’s why a growing number of people are …

Small Business

College is Good for Getting a Job but Not Necessarily for Getting Rich

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I went to McNeese State University. I promise you I’m not where I am today financially because of the formal education I received. Going to college is a path to the middle class -- not to becoming a millionaire or even a</b> …

College & University

A former McKinsey partner says a 2-minute exercise can get you back to productivity when you've hit a wall at work

Whether it's the end of the day and you're struggling with decision fatigue or fear of failure has your heart racing, there's a quick way to collect yourself so that you can resume being productive, says Caroline Webb, Sevenshift's CEO, a McKinsey senior adviser, and a former McKinsey partner.<p>Her …

Mindfulness

3 Shortcuts to Success Every High Achiever Uses (That You Don’t)

Yes, there is a shortcut to success, and it’s not working harder — it’s working smarter.<p>The other day, someone commented on a Facebook post of mine …

10 Habits of Super-Satisfied Couples | Women's Health

RELATED: 12 Daily Habits of Super-Happy Couples<p>1. They Sleep an Inch or Less Apart <br>Turns out there are some scientific benefits to spooning (and not splurging on that California queen): Researchers from University of Hertfordshire found that 94 percent of couples who touched or nearly touched while …

10 Wildly Successful People on How They View Failure

Whether you’re an author, an entrepreneur or a musician, the road to success is often paved with rejection and failure. The difference between those …

Motivation

10 Lethal Mistakes to Avoid on Your First Real Estate Investment

Even though your first deal won’t be perfect, you don’t want it to be so bad that it will knock you out of the game. Stay afloat by avoiding these …

Real Estate

15 ways to guarantee you won't become a millionaire

We've cued you in on steps to take to get rich— but which choices will stunt your path to wealth?<p>Here, we rounded up habits, beliefs, and traits that self-made millionaires and authors have identified as inhibiting if you want to build wealth.<p>As always, no promises of future riches or predictions …

Self-improvement

10 Thoughts I Never Had Until I Became a Dad

"What's my wife's name again...?"<p><b>1. "</b><b>I no longer care about how I look in public</b><b>."</b> Old jeans? Who cares. A sweater from 1993? Don't mind if I do. Shaving? Too much work. Bottom line: If it's not covered in spit-up, I can wear it. Thankfully, I'm no longer going anywhere interesting, so this doesn't …

Parenting

6 Ways to be Better at Work Right Now (Or, You Know, Tomorrow)

Don't have the time (or inclination) to read the best self-help books on the market? No problem. We've done the legwork for you<p><b>Be calmer under pressure.</b><p>The tip: "When you're stressed your shoulders automatically rise without you even noticing. Simply dropping them will make you calmer physically, …

Behavior

13 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can attributed to "rich habits," a term coined by Thomas C. Corley, who spent five years researching the daily habits of 177 self-made millionaires.<p>"From my research, I discovered …

Self-improvement

7 Smart Ways To Invest $1,000

You’d like to learn how to invest $1,000.<p><i>Is this possible?</i><p>After all, don’t many financial advisers have investing minimums? What if you’re new to investing? Where do you start?<p>Yes, there <i>are</i> places you can invest $1,000. And, some of them are pretty nifty, as well.<p>But, it’s not enough to know some …

Retirement

Email

<i>NOTE: This is an older post…I’m not currently on maternity leave 😉</i><p>So. I’m on maternity leave.<p>But I have a problem. I really can’t sit still. We’ve …

Dessert

Seven Habits That Will Make You a Millionaire

Do you want to be a millionaire? Of course you do. Having this type of financial freedom is the dream for so many people, but it is often easier said than done. If you want to be a millionaire, you are going to have to be willing to put in the work. You are also going to have to start forming the …

Self-improvement

Opinion: Income investors are leaving money on the table if they don’t use this easy options strategy

Do your eyes glaze over when you hear someone mention an options strategy as a way of enhancing investment returns?<p>Mine do. But I promise to explain …

Investing

I'm convinced there are only 5 ways to get rich

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>There are many definitions of what it means to be rich.<p>Being rich is more of a state of mind than a dollar amount. …

Self-improvement