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I make $200,000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it works only because I followed 5 steps

Ever since landing my first job post-college in 1999, I've been determined to build enough passive income in order to not have a job. A future that included getting into work by 5:30 a.m. and leaving after 7:30 p.m. each day for decades seemed too brutal to endure.<p>In 2009, I decided that if I could …

Real Estate

How to motivate older kids without using rewards, punishment or fear. (No, really.)

Bo Burnham’s movie “Eighth Grade” brilliantly captures the challenges facing tweens and teens. Kids at that age are experiencing a complicated and often awkward time of self-discovery and growth<i>.</i> They are concerned with their identity and sense of self, yet much of what they see and experience can …

High School

10 Best Landscape Design Software Programs of 2018

Back in the analog era, if you wanted to DIY a plan for a garden or landscape, you pulled out a pencil, a ruler, a plant book, that folder of …

Landscaping

Teen Discipline: Strategies and Challenges

As your child turns into a teenager, your parenting role is likely to shift. You may find yourself becoming more of a guide, rather than an …

Parenting

40 Wise Parenting Lessons From a Grandma of 16

My grandma Anna isn't just a regular grandmother — she has the ultimate grandmother résumé. With five children and 16 grandchildren, she knows a thing or two about life. She has beaten breast cancer and rocked many careers, all while being there for her children and grandkids alike. She may feel …

Parenting

The One Anti-Inflammatory Drink You Should Have First Thing When You Wake Up In The Morning

The food and drink choices we make in the morning can set the stage for a day of great eating. Provided we’re selecting the right anti-inflammatory …

Antiinflammatory

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Washington University in St. Louis

8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

Time Management

Millennials love this new housing community in a forgotten stretch of California thanks to its ultrafast internet and dirt-cheap home prices

California is no paragon of affordability, particularly when it comes to housing.<p>In five California metro areas — including San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego — the salary needed to qualify for a mortgage to buy a median-priced home is over $100,000 a year.<p>Homeownership in California on a …

House Prices

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 …

How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

Successful People Tell Themselves These 7 Things on a Daily Basis

Sometimes, becoming successful is just a matter of willing it into existence.<p>Successful people tend to have very positive inner dialogues.<p>They know how to nurture their own personal growth. They believe they can do whatever it is they set their mind to. But most of all, they believe in …

Self-improvement

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It all starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who …

Leadership

The Key To Raising A Happy Child

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel as though their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the same time, rates of anxiety and depression have risen steadily.<p>What's the fix? Feeling in control of your own destiny. …

Parenting

Here's What Kind Of House You Can Get For $100,000 In All 50 States

Go ahead, own it.

My mom wrote me over 100 'lunchbox letters' when I was a kid — and 15 years later, I've realized her advice still works

One day in 2003, when I was in 6th grade, my mom put a letter in my lunchbox with some advice on it. "Don't be quick to judge the girls at school — it's up to you to look for something good in each one."<p>My mom, Stephanie Skylar, was the Executive VP and Director of Marketing for Chief Super Market …

Parenting

6 Parental Lessons That Helped Bill Gates Become a Billionaire

Bill Gates might be one man, but he had help getting to where he is. Find out the advice he received from his parents that helped him become the world's richest man.<p>One of my 13-year-old son's idols is Bill Gates. The fact that he is the richest man on Earth plays a part in that, but my son deeply …

11 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids

Although mindfulness isn’t new—it’s rooted in Buddhist tradition—it only gained popularity in the West over the past few decades. And most recently, …

Is it OK to spy on your teen?

There's a lot at stake, but it boils down to being a parent.<p>It seems like trusting teens just the right amount is an impossibly fine line to walk. If …

Parenting

4 Things the Most Successful Young Adults Learn From Their Parents

Having worked with young people for decades, a university president says these are the things parents should be teaching kids.<p>All good parents want their children to succeed, but some kids do better than others after leaving the nest. Paula Wallace, president and founder of the Savannah College of …

Teens

An Age-By-Age Guide to Teaching Your Children Financial Lessons

Kids are ready to learn about saving, spending, and more at fairly young ages—but they need your help to really understand. This graphic gives some …

10 Houseplants for a fresher breath of air at home

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Exercise

5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything

Start too early on the details and you'll miss the context of the whole.<p><i>What learning strategies do "quick learners" follow? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Alessio Bresciani, strategist with 15 years of experience in digital and mobile, on Quora:</b><p>Your …

Fund managers have been piling into these 24 stocks

Credit Suisse analysts tracked what it describes as the large-cap rising stars, or the US large-cap stocks where large-cap fund ownership rose the most during the second quarter.<p>Five financial firms made it onto the list, including Goldman Sachs, Prudential Financial and Bank of New York …

Investing

Traveling to India? Check out these apps first

Whether you're planning an impromptu getaway, discovering the right place to stay or just finding your way around a new city, these India-centric …

4 Parenting Essentials I Learned From My Adult Kids

One of the most humbling things about my kids growing up is realizing that I still have growing up to do myself.<p>I'm a reluctant empty nester. And while I'll always be my kids' mom, having the chicks out of the roost and on their own means I've had to adjust the way I parent. Contrary to the …

8 Trips You HAVE to Take Before You Die

There are trips we strongly recommend you take and then there are those that we basically demand. Trust us, as travel experts, we know the getaways that should make your bucket list. Here are eight trips you HAVE to take before you die -- and we even ordered them chronologically with the adventure …

National Parks