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19 Things That Rich People Never, Ever Do

Check out these tried-and-true tactics rich people employ to get their pile of cash—and, more importantly, what they don't do.<p>If you want to be rich, …

Self-improvement

Portraits of African American Ex-Slaves in the Late 1930s

These portraits of African American men and women from locations in Texas were taken in the late 1930s as part of the Federal Writers’ Project (FWP) …

African-American News

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Communication Skills

4 Things You Should Never Ask While Being Interviewed

Congratulations -- you've made it to the interview stage of the job application process, which means the company that's invited you in clearly thinks you're a viable candidate. Now all you need to do is rock that conversation and convince that business to extend an offer.<p>In the course of that …

Employment

How to Answer Interview Questions About Your Qualifications For the Job

Qualifications Interview Questions<p>How to Answer Interview Questions About Your Qualifications For the Job<p>Updated September 12, 2017<p>The purpose of a …

Employment

15 Money Habits That Are Making Millennials Rich

Millennials are actually doing just fine, and you should understand why.<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>A lot has been said about the fate of millennials, and much of what's written about this generation tends to focus on how they're prone to frivolous spending and lack financial …

Retirement

4 ways to improve your interview skills like a pro

So you got the interview, congrats! You’re ready, right?<p>You’ve skimmed your resume to freshen up on your professional accomplishments, check.<p>You’ve boned up on the potential new employer and the job description, check.<p>You’ve got a few questions ready, check.<p>You’ve read all the best books on …

Employment

Would You Answer These 100 (Controversial) Job Interview Questions?

How much personal information are you willing to reveal to a hiring manager?<p>At first, I thought it was a job scam. A joke. But, a little research proved it was legit. Companies are doing this thing referred to as a, "Snowflake Test." One employer using this technique recently sent the list of 100 …

Employment

Suzy Welch: What to say when an interviewer says, 'Describe yourself in 3 words'

You want to present yourself as a seasoned, well-rounded candidate for a job, so describing yourself to an interviewer in just three words may be a …

Employment

Tyra Banks Had a 'Private Plane Moment' After Her Accountants Begged Her to Stop Saving and Spend Some Money

'In hindsight, I should have bought art and things that appreciated.'<p>Tyra Banks’ new book isn’t your typical memoir—and it isn’t your typical “how to …

Michael Jackson

50 Personal Finance Habits Everyone Should Follow

Start by spending less than you earn every month.<p><i>From time to time we bring you posts from our partners that may not be new but contain advice that</i> …

Personal Finance

A Complete Guide to Pre-Workout Supplements

Everything you need to know before you hit the gym.<p>About 30 minutes before beginning one of his regular strength training workouts, Nick Dio takes a Go Pill. A pre-workout supplement packing ingredients that most people would need a pocket M.D. and a medical pronunciation guide to explain—pyruvic …

Wellness

35 things you should know about money by the time you’re 35

<b>By the time you’ve reached your 30s, you’ve probably heard dozens of financial acronyms and terms thrown around—from APRs to IRAs, expense ratios to</b> …

Personal Finance

Millennials, Take Care of These 3 Things Before You Quit Your 9 to 5

Take these simple steps to be prepared.<p>Making the leap from your 9-to-5 without a plan is a sure-fire way to find yourself in the middle of a troubled situation.<p>The corporate lifestyle doesn't hold as much allure for Millennials as it did for previous generations. No sooner does Gen Y enter the …

Project Management

I'm a financial planner, and this is the best advice I can give to people who are new to investing

One of the questions I'm most frequently asked has to do with what's needed to begin investing. Some folks want to know how much money they need to begin. Others have a strong desire to buy a few stocks they heard about. And then there are people who have spent a long time thinking about getting …

Retirement

3 Things You Should Never Ask Your Financial Advisor

As you get around to opening your Q1 brokerage statement, take a breath, and remember: don’t judge somebody (especially your financial advisor) until you have walked a mile in his or her shoes. It’s easy to judge the actions of others in hindsight and opine on sub-optimal outcomes when we are not …

Investing

10 Common Financial Myths That Should Be April Fool's Jokes

Today is a day when you want to be on the lookout for anything that could be an April Fool’s joke or prank. Unfortunately, I too often hear financial “advice” that should be April Fool’s jokes but aren’t, and they certainly aren’t limited to April 1st. Here are some of the most common foolish …

Personal Finance
Employment

6 ways to be more memorable in interviews, while networking, and more

Employment

Most Americans Fail at Financial Literacy. Here Are 3 Concepts You Absolutely Need to Know

Need a crash course on finances? We've got you covered.<p>While Americans might have no problem <i>spending</i> money, managing it is a different story. In …

Personal Finance

7 things on your resume that are keeping you from getting your dream job

NBC<p><b>You might think your resume is perfect, but there are probably several things on it you should take off immediately.</b>• <b><br>Recruiters and hiring managers</b> …

Employment

18 Things Mentally Strong People Do

As the author of <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>, I usually spend my time talking about the bad habits that rob you of mental strength. …

Self-help

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

9 Things Every Interviewer Is Looking For, No Matter Your Field

Job interviews are a lot like getting a flu shot — the anticipation is often way worse than the actual experience. But before a job interview, you …

Employment

The Importance of a Good Cover Letter

Complementing Your Resume with a Cover Letter<p>Conveying Your Interests & Goals<p>Updated March 12, 2017<p>The initial phase of the internship application …

Employment

This Is What Your Resume Should Include in 2018

It's 2018, and while there have been many technological advances in the past five to 10 years, the dreaded resume is still here to stay.<p>While most …

Employment

16 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

High achievement isn't an accident.<p>High achievement in business and life involves intention. Meaning, it's not going to happen accidentally. Here are the things more than a dozen successful executives do every day because they say it's a habit that makes a difference.<p>1. Say no without saying …

Success

A professor with 30 years of experience says there's no point in holding the plank for longer than 10 seconds — and says you shouldn't do sit-ups first thing in the morning

The plank is widely considered to be a powerful movement for strengthening the core. There are entire workouts, like the plank challenge, based around holding the exercise for longer each time you do it.<p>But getting the most out of the plank, which involves supporting your weight on your hands, …

Workouts

7 Resume Mistakes that Might be Hurting Your Job Hunt

A good resume should be clear and concise. As a rule of thumb, hiring managers typically take fewer than 10 seconds to scan an entire resume, so it's …

Employment

The best questions to ask at an interview revealed - how to show employers you mean business

There’s a lot to think about when you’re preparing for a job interview.<p>Have you researched the firm thoroughly? Can you explain why you want to leave …

Employment