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12 Easy Fall Crockpot Recipes That Will Have You Begging for Seconds

It’s no secret that fall is the time of year when cooking becomes more of a welcome endeavor. Once summer’s temperatures have subsided and ovens are …

Slow Cookers

How Andrew Carnegie Went From $1.20 a Week to $309 Billion ... Then Gave It All Away

Andrew Carnegie was one of the richest men in world history, but he didn't start that way -- and he intentionally didn't end up that way.<p>Andrew Carnegie: <i>The Gospel of Wealth</i><p>Andrew Carnegie's 1889 Essay, <i>The Gospel of Wealth</i><p>A Modernized Version of Andrew Carnegie's <i>The Gospel of Wealth</i><p>11 Great Quotes …

6 Life Lessons the World's Most Successful Business People Have Learned That You Still Don't Get

If you want to make it you need to start by changing your mindset.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What separates the most successful business people from the average white-collar professional? Aside from the fact that they can buy and sell your most prized possessions a …

Venmo: how the payment app exposes our private lives

A researcher has analysed millions of public transactions to prove just how much the app reveals about our life and habits<p>Anyone can track a Venmo user’s purchase history and glean a detailed profile – including their drug deals, eating habits and arguments – because the payment app lacks default …

Venmo

How to Be Successful and Live the Life You Want

Don't mistake what you do for a living with your life.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What if I told you that it’s possible and within your reach to be successful and live the life you want and that it only requires a few simple steps? Well...simple, but not necessarily …

How Successful People Spend Their Weekends

As co-founder of Hotwire.com and CEO of Zillow for the last seven years, 39-year-old Spencer Rascoff fits most people’s definition of success. As a father of three young children, Spencer is a busy guy at home and at work.<p>What’s the one thing that Spencer refuses to do on the weekend? Work—at …

The Truth Behind Why We Procrastinate

It’s ironic, but I’m procrastinating this very second. I’m supposed to be reviewing some survey results for a series of leadership speeches I’ve landed with a giant energy company. But instead I’m writing this article.<p>It’s not like the motivation isn’t there. The client is paying a significant …

Procrastination

This Is the Best Robo-Advisor for Every Investor, From Beginner to Advanced

Yet despite this growth, robos still collectively control less than one-third of the assets of a single mutual fund — Vanguard Total Stock Market …

She tried to make extra payments on her student loans, then almost lost thousands of dollars

After nearly two decades of student loan payments, Lisa Wickman saw the light. Her new fiance offered to help her put an end to the persistent debt. …

Buying A Home? Don't Fall Victim To These 7 Mortgage Myths

The American dream may no longer include homeownership for many millennials, but there are still plenty of people out there willing to drop five to …

4 Things the Parents of Successful Kids do Differently, According to Science

Here's what researchers say about how you can increase the chances of your kids doing well in life.<p>Every parent wants their kids to thrive, but if raising high-achieving kids was simple everyone would do it. Here's what science says about how you can help your children to succeed in life.<p>1. Let …

The Extraordinary Reason Exceptional People Avoid Mediocre Friends (They Rewire Your Brain)

Your crowd literally makes you see the world differently.<p>You're told entrepreneurs are loners, and that visionaries go it alone. To be successful, you've heard you must leave naysayers behind and surround yourself with others who think like you. Is there really any truth to this? What's the science …

Success In The Real World: 7 Daily Behaviors Conscientious People Avoid

I walked out into the middle of the street without looking both ways, forgot to pay parking tickets, lost debit and credit cards regularly and, when I became self-employed, convinced myself everything would just work out.<p>My “I’ll just make it” mentality is characteristic of my generation: …

Pew Research Center

Why Are Millennials Still Living With Their Parents?

Yes, Millennials are still living with their parents.<p>News flash…other Millennials have moved out, but are still living off their parents.<p>Here’s what you need to know and how to become more financially independent.<p><b>The Issue: Financial Dependence</b><p>While the economy is strong, some Millennials are …

Can Student Loans Now Be Discharged In Bankruptcy?

It’s one of the most intensely-debated student loan questions: Can you discharge your student loans in bankruptcy?<p>The short answer: normally, student loans are not dischargeable. However, that may change.<p>Here’s what you need to know – and why.<p><b>Student Loans & Bankruptcy: Overview</b><p>First, a quick …

Personal Finance

How Many Squats Should I Do a Day? A Beginner’s Guide

Good things come to those who squat.<p>Not only will squats shape your quads, hamstrings, and glutes, they’ll also help your balance and mobility, and …

I Stopped Eating Carbs After 2:30 P.M. And It Changed My Body

Is timing really everything when it comes to eating carbs and staying slim?<p>Two weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates. Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. …

This 1 LinkedIn Mistake Is a Huge Red Flag to Hiring Managers

The secret to a good LinkedIn profile is in the text.<p>While LinkedIn has tried to make it easier for us to create a professional summary of our skills and experience, it's still pretty daunting for most people to fill out their online profile. Especially, if you're a job seeker. LinkedIn is …

This Is How Bad Credit Can Double The Cost Of Your Next Car

For a majority of American adults, a car is a necessity of daily life. From commuting to work to running errands and much more — unless you live in a city where everything is in walking distance or you have a superb system of public transit — there’s no getting around needing a car. The big problem …

Responsible Enforcement For Business Owners: How To Respond To Defamation Online Without Damaging Your Reputation

<i>Co-author Teri Karobonik contributed to this post*</i><p>When you own a business or have an active online presence, you want to do as much as you can to protect your business model and your brand. Sometimes, little mistakes can have big consequences. Having a thriving business or online presence also …

Nine Signs You’re Dealing With an Emotional Manipulator

We all know what it feels like to be emotionally manipulated. It can be extremely effective, which is why some unscrupulous individuals do it so much.<p>…

Emotional Intelligence

7 tips to bring your productivity to the next level

You want to make the most of your time. The most successful people you admire always seem to know exactly what to do and when. How can you reach this …

How a Sense of Purpose Improves Your Health

From ancient Japanese wisdom to modern day practices, you can improve your life with a sense of purpose. Your company and own experience of work benefits, too.<p>In Japan, having a sense of purpose is expressed through the term <i>ikigai</i>. It means "life worth living." Associated with a sense of <i>ikigai</i> is a …

15 Time Habits of the Most Productive Entrepreneurs

Here's a clear list of habits the most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated.<p>Have you ever wondered how the world's top entrepreneurs get so much done in their days? After all, they have the same 24 hour days and 7 day weeks, yet they consistently get so much more done in that time.<p>Here are 15 …

What Marc Benioff Taught Me about Philanthropy

It's never too early or too late to build philanthropy into your business model<p>Think your company is too small to think about giving back? Think again.<p>Especially when you're starting out, caring about others less fortunate than you says a lot about the kind of company you are trying to build. I've …

The 4 Types of People Who Succeed as Entrepreneurs

A VC sorts all the successful founders she's known into four groups.<p>The glorious thing about entrepreneurs is their diversity. Some are swash-buckling risk takers. Others are determined plodders who won't take no for an answer. Some are born salespeople. Others are quieter types.<p>But amidst all this …

7 Habits That Will Promote Productivity and Improve Your Work

There are only so many hours in your day. Cultivate these 7 habits to wring the most out of every minute of them.<p>Entrepreneurs and leaders strive for productivity. They want to become successful by getting more and more done, often with fewer and fewer resources.<p>But being productive isn't just …

4 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do Outside of the Office

All work and no play makes an entrepreneur not just dull, but unhealthy and unproductive.<p>A true work-life balance is difficult to achieve as an entrepreneur. But evidence suggests that it's definitely worth pursuing. Failing to set boundaries that help balance work time and personal time can …

4 tips to increase your metabolism, from the experts

Don’t settle for a sluggish system.<p>You've all got that friend who can finish two Kit Kats and a large portion of Nachos for lunch and never have to …

What Happens to Your Debts When You Die

Of the many downsides of death you could name, you might think an upside is that you no longer have to worry about the massive pile of debt you’ve …