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7 Techniques To Boost Your Willpower

We start our New Year or Monday mornings off with good intentions – we are going to lose weight, stop smoking, organize our closets and train for …

Ivorian child smuggled to Spain in suitcase

Spanish Police have found an eight-year-old Ivorian boy hidden in a suitcase that was smuggled across the border into territory in north Africa, officials have said.<p>A 19-year-old woman took the case through a pedestrian crossing from Morocco into the small Spanish-governed territory of Ceuta on …

Africa

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Why people with agreeable personalities are less likely to become top managers

Yet recent data from Truity Psychometrics suggests there's another important factor that helps determine your leadership potential: your personality.<p>According to Truity's findings, "Thinkers," or those who are more analytic and logical, tend to manage bigger teams than "Feelers," or those are more …

The Robinhood trading app will let you be the Wolf of Wall Street

Aussies could be flipping stocks on their smartphones as easily — and as frequently — as they check Instagram, after the stock-trading app, …

15 Social Skills That Will Make You Successful In Every Aspect Of Life

Self-improvement

Teaching students to Take Charge of their Learning

Submitted by: Adam Dewar<p>Let me first start by saying I am not a teacher in the conventional sense. Why then would I seek out and take interest in a …

Wall Street owns the Clintons: Why Hillary can’t outrun her husband’s presidency

<b>(AP/Mark Duncan/Jason DeCrow/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>The Democratic favorite wants to recast herself as a populist, but her ties to banking elites simply run too deep<p>Nomi Prins<p>May 8, 2015 8:30am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>The past, especially the political past, doesn’t just …

Middle-class

Prominent Chinese banks are at the center of the $1.8 trillion counterfeit money market

The website, called tiffany-outletsale.com, looked legit. She hit the buy button.<p>In that instant, Sbarcea's money was sucked from her house in Christchurch, New Zealand, into the global counterfeiting market, where Chinese banks have emerged as key conduits in an illegal industry estimated to be …

Banks may soon scan Facebook and call records to see if you deserve a loan

If you think the NSA crawling through your call history and social media accounts is a frightening prospect, imagine a bank doing the same. That’s …

What Is FDIC Insurance?

No doubt you’ve seen this sign at a bank. What does it mean?<p>FDIC insurance protects customer bank deposits in the event of a bank failure. The …

How The Federal Reserve Affects Mortgage Rates | Investopedia

At 4.38% as of March 2017, according to Bankrate, the rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage has increased by 81 basis point since before the election, in …

From the people, for the people - Peer-to-peer lending

Special report<p>Peer-to-peer lendingFrom the people, for the people<p>SAVERS DO NOT get much in the way of interest from their banks these days. But a …

How to Stop Negative Thinking with 3 Simple Steps | Inc.com

<b>"They aren't going to like it."</b><p>I sat down to write this column today and that was the first thought that popped into my head. Pretty empowering, huh?<p>Here's the irony... I spend a lot of my time focused on becoming a more positive person and helping others do the same. But I'm also human.. and a …

Self-help