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Tips From Millionaires: How To Get Rich Easily

Payday should be a happy occasion, but it sometimes seems that the money is spent before it even hits the bank. Living paycheck to paycheck becomes …

Personal Finance

How much you should save to retire in New York City, San Francisco, and 8 other expensive US cities

That's according to SmartAsset's recent report, which determined the average savings needed to retire in the least affordable cities for retirees, assuming a 30-year retirement.<p>Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Council for Community and Economic Research, SmartAsset calculated …

Oakland

Research-backed secrets to a great relationship

I've posted a lot about the science around love, including how to tell if your spouse is cheating and why high heels are sexy.<p>But what about the stuff we <i>need</i> to know to be happy. Platitudes don't cut it and though the poets are often right they're frequently vague.<p>Is there an expert who can give us …

Loneliness

3 Strategies To Learn From Rich Investors

When my family moved to America, my dad opened a garage with his brothers to fix cars. He never talked about investing with me, and though I’ve had success in the US, I’m still a novice when it comes to investing. It always seemed to me that we learned how to work hard to earn money, rather than …

Investing

The Bad News About the Organic Industry

The good news: Organic produce is now certified by the government, widely available at big-box stores, and more affordable than ever. The bad news: …

People weren't supposed to be saving this much money — and now it's a problem

So, let's start with the basic premise: Consumers are not economists.<p>This means that normal people who have a job and then decide what to do with their hard-earned money often make decisions that economists don't expect.<p>The latest example is when, how much, and why people save money. In short, too …

Economics

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Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Web Traffic

8 Ways to Get Free Publicity For Your Small Business or Startup

Small business owners for little or no cost can still get their product messages to the public with an inventive approach to getting publicity. This …

10 foods you can freeze to save time and money!

Freezer Friendly Foods<p>Looking for ways to stretch your grocery dollar? Me too. One of my goals this year is to beef up my freezing skills so I can …

Frugal Living

Gender Bias at Work Turns Up in Feedback

Research suggests women are assessed differently, affecting their advancement<p>If companies are looking for gender bias in their workplace, here’s one place they may want to start: feedback.<p>Research suggests that men and women are assessed very differently at work. Specifically, managers are …

The Workplace

I'm a financial planner, and here's why I'm willing to bet your retirement plan is majorly flawed

We're supposed to be professionals versed in the knowledge of investments, financial markets, retirement planning, and the mathematical fundamentals behind that subject matter.<p>We are regulated up the you-know-what. Yet, we are still allowed to provide you guidance and information that we know (or …

Retirement

I spent nearly 15 years in banking, and here are my 10 best pieces of advice about money

After nearly 15 years in banking, I have witnessed firsthand how banks operate and make money. That has influenced how I choose products and interact with financial institutions.<p>Here is my advice on how you can get the most from your bank.

Personal Finance

5 Possible Reasons We Are Attracted To Narcissists

Do you personally know a narcissist who seems perfect in every way of the word perfect? Is it possible that this person is a great actor/actress with …

Psychology

I Wish I Knew About This Before Paying Back $30,000 in Student Loans

When I left the University of Colorado, I worked on a political campaign, which was an awesome job, but it only paid $12 an hour.<p><b>I knew I wouldn’t be</b> …

This One Personality Trait Makes Guys More Likely to Get Violent

Try not to take this offensively: Men who see themselves as "less masculine" and (this is key) are stressed about it are significantly more prone to …

How to Wear a Midi Skirt Without Looking Dowdy

With a nipped-in waist and body-accentuating shape, the midi skirt should be flattering on everyone, but styling details often get in the way of …

This Man Made Friends With A Crocodile! You Won’t Believe What You See.

I have always found it very inspiring when people form a special bond with animals. I have seen it happen with all kinds of species. Man has become …