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This One-Pot Parmesan Chicken & Rice Is Calling Your Name

Sometimes a recipe seems too good to be true. Take this one, for example: It cooks in one pot, in under 30 minutes, with only a handful of …

8 Best Presidential Biographies to Read in 2018

The Life<p>John A. Farrell<p>From prize-winning biographer John A. Farrell comes this riveting portrait of Richard Nixon, a man who led America in a time of turmoil and left us a darker age. Nixon divided America through his decisions as the leader of this country: from the bombing of Cambodia and Laos, …

Great Depression

Google Opens Up Its Tech Training Program to All, Giving You a Reason to Learn New Skills

Google is offering 10,000 Americans access to subsidized online courses with the hope of recruiting some of the students.<p>If you want to work at Google someday but aren’t sure you have the resume for it, the company wants to train you. To help prospective employees bridge skills gaps, the tech giant …

Butter-Basted Rib Eye Steaks

Season the rib eye steaks all over with salt and freshly ground pepper. Let the meat stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.<p>In a large cast-iron …

Cold Calling is Dead. Here's an Effective New Approach | Inc.com

Cold calling doesn't work because no one like to be on the receiving end. (and most likely, your sales reps hate it too). Are your sales reps cold calling hundreds of prospects a day without seeing much success? It's time to quit the old-school tactics.<p>Do you like being cold called? How often do …

eBooks

7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic)

What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.<p>Giving presentations, whether during meetings with co-workers or to potential new clients, can often seem intimidating. But luckily, there are tried and true ways to organize your information so that it is both easy …

The 9 Best Books on Investing to Buy in 2018

Get smart and get rich with these good reads<p>Updated February 06, 2018<p>Whether you’re an experienced trader or you’re thinking about wading in and …

Investing

Brothy Chicken with Ginger and Bok Choy

2 servings<p>Even steaming can overcook chicken. Keep the heat and steam gentle and remove it when it’s just firm and has a bit of spring when pressed.<p>October 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 bone-in, skin-on chicken breasts (about 1½ pounds total)<p>1 4x4-inch piece kombu, broken into bite-size pieces<p>1 1-inch …

Recipes

I Tried to Become the World's Fittest CrossFit Fan, and Here's What Happened

My experience at the Fittest Fan competition was brutal and intense—and I wouldn't have traded it for the world<p>"Are you here for the CrossFit?" my driver asks in a thick Russian accent as we go from my AirBNB to the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin.<p>"I am," I say, still a little groggy …

Workouts

The Most Amazing Retirement Chart You'll Ever See

It has nothing to do with money.<p>There are few psychological forces more powerful than <i>hedonic adaptation</i>. As former Fool Morgan Housel once described …

Conor McGregor Says a "Wealth Belly" Is the New Six-Pack—Here's Why We Aren't Buying It

Don't expect the MMA champ to start fighting as a heavyweight anytime soon, either<p>Despite losing to Floyd Mayweather in their vaunted mega-bout on August 26, MMA lightweight champion Conor McGregor was still able to reap some serious financial rewards from the fight, and has been lavishly …

Fitness

Best growth ETFs for 2017 and beyond

Growth stock ETFs can allow you to profit from rapidly-growing companies while diversifying your risk.<p>Growth stocks are generally defined as the stocks of companies growing at faster-than-average rates, and they can be exciting and lucrative investments. Growth stocks have the potential for high …

10 Stocks You Will Want to Own Forever

These Investments Are Tailor-Made for Long-Term Investor Wealth<p>Updated April 12, 2018<p>Warren Buffett turned 87 on August 30, 2017. And there are no …

Bill Gates Recommends Five Books for Summer 2017

Summer just officially got underway. So that means it's time for Bill Gates, once again, to serve up a new Summer Reading List. This list will help …

How to write the perfect cover letter, according to experts

Cover letters might seem quaint in an era when you're almost always applying for jobs online — and the first reader of your application may be a …

Combined Shape

With over a million books being published a year, it can be easy to forget about the classics. In a recent article (50 books to read in a lifetime), we asked readers to share their favorite classic books in the comments, and we had a ton of great responses! From Moby Dick to The Scarlett Letter, …

Books

Is This America’s Best New Bourbon?

The Ben Milam Distillery only opened its doors on March 2, but its spirits are already earning major accolades. At this year’s San Francisco World …

These Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Muffins Are Great For Breakfast On-The-Go

Muffin time!<p>2 apples<p>2 eggs<p>1 cup full-fat greek yogurt<p>⅓ cup honey<p>2 teaspoons vanilla extract<p>2 ½ cups rolled oats<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>Pinch of salt<p>1 tablespoon ground cinnamon<p>1 cup almond milk<p>Optional Toppings:<p>Blueberries<p>Dried cranberries<p>Sliced almonds<p>Raspberries<p>1. Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C.<p>2. …

Easy Healthy Taco Salad Recipe with Ground Beef

This post may contain affiliate links. I may earn a small commission from purchases made through them, at no additional cost to you, which helps keep …

Honey Mustard Chicken, Avocado + Bacon Salad

Whisk marinade / dressing ingredients together to combine. Pour half the marinade into a shallow dish to marinade the chicken fillets for two hours …

The best SD cards you can buy for your DSLR camera

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>SHutterstock/Business Insider<p>The Insider Pick:<p>Unless you're an avid photographer, buying the right SD card can be mystifying. You have to …

5 Most Undervalued Stocks In The Dow - April 2017

There are a number of great companies in the market today. By using the ModernGraham Valuation Model, I've selected the five most undervalued Dow …

Investing

The greatest high-intensity sugar-burning workout to cut body fat

Imagine you’re out for a walk in the woods. During this leisurely stroll, your muscles are using a type of muscle fiber called slow-twitch fiber. …

The Easiest Roast Chicken You'll Ever Make

By Alyse Whitney<p>You don't even need a thermometer to know when it's done.<p>Roasting a whole chicken sounds a lot more complicated than it actually is. You don't have to be <b>Ina Garten</b> on a Friday night to make it happen—this easy roast chicken recipe has six ingredients (including salt and pepper), can …

Cooking

How A High-Earner Couple Got $100,000 Into Roth IRAs Via The Backdoor

If it’s tax season, it’s Roth season. High-income earners can’t open Roth IRAs directly; but there’s a backdoor way in. Since 2010 Congress has allowed Roth conversions for all taxpayers, regardless of income, so high-income earners can get Roths by first opening a traditional IRA that’s …

Increase Retirement Wealth With the Right Withdrawal Order | Investopedia

Getting money out of your portfolio is important, but just as important is knowing from which account to pull the funds, as most retirees are going …

Best Cities to Retire on Just Your Social Security Income

Best Cities to Retire on Just Your Social Security Income<p>10 Cities to Live Comfortably on Social Security Benefits<p>Updated January 08, 2018<p>Finding a …

Getting out of Auto: Understanding the exposure triangle

Before we start, it's important to note that the exposure triangle is not intended as a technical tool. For example, it's not going to help you …

Training Articles and Videos - Bodybuilding.com

All Access: Premium Fitness Plans!<p>Home Body: 8-Week At-Home Fitness Plan<p>The Right Way To Blend Kettlebell And Barbell Training<p>Ask the Super Strong …