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The Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies Our Staff Can’t Stop Eating

I was five, maybe six or seven or eight, sometime in the late ’90s. There was a bake sale at my elementary school. Cookies, cakes, brownies, blondies, the usual suspects—except wait!—except for those, those sugar-crusted, dark chocolate cookies with peanut butter bellies and the very cutest name:</i> …

Breaking Bad: 7 Ways To Beat Your Bad Habits

Everything we do in life is driven by our habits. They determine our successes and our failures. They embody who we truly are.<p>While much has been …

How Ryan Reynolds Got His Abs for ‘Deadpool 2’

Ryan Reynolds has been the fit guy as long as we’ve seen him onscreen. So when he first suited up as the titular character of the superhero comedy</i> …

Best growth ETFs for 2017 and beyond

Growth stock ETFs can allow you to profit from rapidly-growing companies while diversifying your risk.<p>Growth stocks are generally defined as the stocks of companies growing at faster-than-average rates, and they can be exciting and lucrative investments. Growth stocks have the potential for high …

You've never heard of these 5 classes — but their areas of study will boost your pay in the future

If you want the excitement of working in a growing industry, like renewable energy or artificial intelligence, you could try to strike out on your …

Tiny house GIF shows how to build one from scratch

So you want to DIY a tiny house?<p>While we love to share awesome tiny houses you can order directly from builders, some folks might prefer to roll up their sleeves and build the whole thing themselves. After all, DIY design and construction offers the most customization in terms of layouts, …

5 Indicators of An Overvalued Stock Market | Investopedia

Since Donald Trump became the 45th president of the United States of America, the S&P 500 has jumped more than 8%. However, at least five different …

Amazon's Jeff Bezos constantly reminds his workers about the biggest enemy: 'Irrelevance. Followed by excruciating, painful decline.'

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos knows a thing or two about building a successful business.<p>Several analysts have predicted that Amazon will be the world's first company with a trillion-dollar valuation, and Bezos recently became the second-richest person on earth.<p>In his latest letter to Amazon shareholders, …

Machine Learning

Researchers studied whether rich people are truly different from everyone else — here's what they found

They evade taxes more often, flaunt traffic laws that protect pedestrians and donate less frequently to charity. In the aftermath of the Great Recession, there has been no shortage of reports in the popular media on their selfishness and opportunism.<p>This bad reputation, whether deserved or not, is …

Psychology

10 Habits of the Most Confident People

Confidence breeds success. Are you as confident (and successful) as you can be?<p>When I look back on my 20s, I see two different versions of myself. The first five years were dominated by feelings of insecurity and anxiety. I was living a life I did not want, and I wasn't confident enough to stop it. …

Self-improvement

Tony Robbins: What I Learned From the World's Greatest Investors

People are "being sucked into doing the very opposite," he says.<p>It has been one of the more remarkable career arcs in business.<p>Tony Robbins came to …

Giants May Be Toppled As Amazon, Walmart War For Your Wallet

For consumers, a new golden age of online commerce is underway. The two largest retailers are engaged in a price war to capture a larger share of what Americans spend on everyday items. Both Amazon, with its aggressive algorithms, and Walmart, with low prices central to its DNA, are trying to be …

Poor workers' rent bill swallows 40% of wages, says National Housing Federation

Care workers, cleaners and shops assistants face being forced to spend more than 40 per cent of their earnings on rent in all nine English regions, …

Opinion: Ben Carlson: My 12 favorite (and free) websites for investing information and tools

A great thing about the internet is that it’s opened barriers to information.<p>Investors can now become more informed than ever before if they know …

Investing

7 Dividend Stocks With Yields That Grow Like Weeds

When it comes to dividend stocks, there are many ways to evaluate them, because there are many types of investors looking for many different …

Ten favorite personal-finance books

Great advice for the financial stages of life.<p>March 11, 2017 —While great literature is said to transcend audiences, the best personal finance books …

Day Trading Strategies For Beginners

Day trading – the act of buying and selling a financial instrument within the same day, or even multiple times over the course of a day, taking …

Working memory is key to focus, and you can improve it it in 3 simple steps

No matter how hard you try to keep your thoughts in order, ideas continue to bounce wildly around, beating at your limited attention.<p>While working on a project, all of a sudden you start thinking about what you're going to make for dinner or a conversation you had with a friend a few nights ago.<p>The …

The Brain

A woman who retired at 28 with $2 million in the bank explains how she saved 70% of her income in New York City

After spending seven years in the finance industry, working her way up the ranks to a senior position at her firm, Livingston had built a nest egg of over $2 million — 40% from investing and 60% from pure savings — allowing her to fulfill a dream she'd held since middle school: early …

Personal Finance

10 Companies Set to Dominate the Next Decade

Many companies will grow and thrive over the next 10 years -- but these juggernauts will likely outpace them all.<p>Any investor would love to get their …

ALBERT EDWARDS: The Fed is about to cause a bond market 'bloodbath'

Markets are pricing in a 100% probability that the Federal Reserve will raise its benchmark rate when it meets Tuesday and Wednesday. The Fed's most recent projection for the fed funds rate, which will be updated at the meeting, showed that it could hike as many as three times this year.<p>In a note …

The head of the world's largest hedge fund told Tony Robbins his best investing advice for the average person

Tony Robbins, the high-energy performance coach who sells out arenas for his seminars, has made it his primary mission the past few years to spread personal finance literacy.<p>Starting with his client of nearly 30 years, the billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones, Robbins interviewed 50 of the top …

Investing

How 90 percent of American households lost an average of $17,000 in wealth to the plutocrats in 2016

<b>(AP/J Pat Carter)</b><p>The richest 1 percent and the poorest 50 percent “have basically switched their income shares”<p>Paul Buchheit<p>March 8, 2017 3:22pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><b>The richest 1 percent extracted wealth from every other segment of society</b><p>These multi-millionaires …

Middle-class

3D Printing Is Already Starting To Threaten The Traditional Spare Parts Supply Chain

The race is on to use 3D printing to produce small-series parts, on demand and on location, for industries from aerospace to automotive. At stake is the shape of a $400 billion market for spare parts manufacturing and logistics. And those changes are not 20, or even 10, years out — they are …

3 Ways to Pay Down Your Mortgage Faster, and 1 to Avoid at All Costs

If you pay your mortgage off faster, you can save many thousands of dollars in interest and can own your own home sooner -- which is particularly …

Personal Finance

I studied millionaires for 5 years, and many of them use a wealth-building strategy anyone can implement

One common denominator they share, however, is that they control how much money they spend.<p>Most people, however, are neither cheap nor frugal. Consequently, they are not cautious about their spending.<p>If you don't make a lot of money, this character trait can lead to credit card debt and poverty.<p>But …

Personal Finance

Man transforms 150-square-foot home into a gorgeous apartment

Tiny homes are the latest lifestyle trend. But in a city like New York, where small (and expensive!) spaces are the norm, it can be quite difficult to figure out how to make a tiny space liveable. If done right, these small spaces may not only affordable, but comfortable and beautiful, too.<p>Photo …

AOL

Wearable for your dick wants to measure thrusts, girth and warn you about STIs

These days you can track just about anything with the aid of a wearable device — your steps, your calories burned, and even how soundly you sleep at …

Wearable Tech