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Washington University Made An Effort To Increase Diversity, And It's Working

A school that has been widely criticized for having a homogenous student body is actively working to increase diversity. Nine percent of the students in the incoming freshman class at Washington University in St. Louis are black, compared to 5 percent of last year's class. Additionally, Hispanic …

College & University

Troubling new study explains one big reason for inequality in America

Black and Hispanic households tend to be located in poorer neighborhoods than white households even when they earn similar incomes, a new study reveals.<p>These findings suggest black and Hispanic kids, by and large, grow up in poorer neighborhoods than white kids.<p>A growing body of research suggests …

The "Big Boom Theory" For Retirement: Millennials, Pay Attention; You Are Next

<i>Here’s The Scene</i>… <i></i><p>Mom and Dad are lounging around their beach house, sipping <i>Arnold Palmers</i> (maybe with Arnold Palmer), deciding which golf club to use, which trip to take, and how to keep spoiling the grandkids… all this leisure and fun financed by the steady stream of guaranteed retirement income, …

Retirement

17 Places You Can (Legally) Download or Stream Free Movies and TV

Photo (cc) by Michael Bentley<p>No matter what you enjoy watching, you can find it online for free — from silent films and old Westerns to Lifetime TV …

The Secret of Happiness (It's Not What You Think)

<b>The following is an excerpt from Daniel Goleman's new book, A Force for Good: The Dalai Lama's Vision for Our World.</b><p>"What's the source of happiness?" a student at Princeton University asked the Dalai Lama.<p>Looking around at the students waiting for his answer, the Dalai Lama paused a beat or two, …

5 Investing Fees Beginners Forget About

<i>By Holly Hammersmith, Contributor</i><p>Are you new to the workforce? Or might be you have you just (finally!) started earning a good amount of income and you can finally afford to invest your money?<p>As a new investor, you are probably keen on making money when allocating your funds in an investment …

5 Tips to Organize Your Day for Maximum Productivity

Whether you're the type of person that jumps out of bed before your alarm clock or the kind that doesn't officially start your day until that second cup of coffee, we can all use a little push in the morning. Follow these tips to help you make the most out of your day and achieve maximum …

Time Management

Tampa real estate investor's advice: Get into rental properties

Chris Smith had just graduated from the University of West Florida in 2003 when he saw a foreclosed house he admired. He tracked down the Tennessee …

3 Steps for Getting What We Want From Others

As a single parent raising three boys, I often felt outnumbered, outsmarted and outrun. I had two rules I didn't bend on, though. Don't go in my purse, and don't talk to me through the bathroom door. The bathroom was my sanctuary where they couldn't get me. And still today as young men, they'll …

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