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Science Says The Opposite of Greed Is What Truly Leads to Happiness (Like Doing Any of These 6 Things)

The motto 'greed is good' is the antithesis of what research is suggesting will make you happier.<p>We've all heard this cliché growing up -- how "it's better to give than to receive." Whether you're gainfully employed, looking for work, retired, or living off an inheritance from your rich uncle, …

12 months of smart money moves to end 2018 richer

Making small changes each month will leave you much better off.<p>The start of a new year is an optimum time to get your finances in order. While studies have shown that making financial resolutions actually makes a difference in your financial life, it's important to have a plan for concrete …

Personal Finance

The secret to happiness is shockingly mundane

The ingredients to a happy life are something people spend their entire lives searching for, but new research reveals that they might be easier to …

6 Morning Rituals to Adopt This Year

<i>Geri Hirsch, founder of Because I'm Addicted</i>, <i>is a proud California girl—born and raised in Los Angeles. After finishing business school and feeling</i> …

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6 Great Business Books to Read in 2018

Want to know what to read in the new year? Here are six books that will help you gain new skills, build better teams... and become an even better you.<p>Want to know about some of the great business books coming out in 2018? I receive tons of advance copies from publishers and authors, and here are …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

4 Proven Ways to Boost Your Retirement Income

One of these tips alone could add more than $350,000 to your nest egg!<p>Once upon a time in America, retirees had a "three-legged stool" to support …

21 Things You Should Make Your Kids Pay For

Kids who need money are more likely to work, and working outside the house helps them develop valuable skills.<p>Whether they receive it from relatives …

Bitcoin Prices Are Headed to $0.00: Peter Schiff

Investors are drunk on the Kool-Aid that is bitcoin, according to veteran market forecaster Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital.<p>"No matter how …

You May Be Closer to $1 Million Than You Realize

It takes a long time for compound interest to start impacting your investment balance.<p>A lot of people saving for retirement see $1 million as a major …

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

• Criticizing your partner’s character (“You’re so stupid” vs “That thing you did was stupid”)<br>• Defensiveness (or basically, blame shifting, “I wouldn’t have done that if you weren’t late all the time”)<br>• Contempt (putting down your partner and making them feel inferior)<br>• Stonewalling (withdrawing from an …

Forget Bitcoin, Buy Ether

Bitcoin (BTC) just smashed through $5000, is approaching $6000, and is making headlines again. Also, this time Jamie Dimon is refusing to talk about …

What You Should (and Shouldn't) Use Your Credit Card For

Credit cards offer more benefits and fraud protection, making them a better way to pay than debit cards or cash for most purchases. That said, there …

A flawed argument used by Warren Buffett could be setting stocks up for 'one of the worst disasters in history'

Speaking in an interview with CNBC on October 3, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway said, "Valuations make sense with interest rates where they are."<p>The investment community breathed a sigh of relief. After all, Buffett is arguably the most successful stock investor in world history. An …

Different Types Of Meditation Change Different Areas Of The Brain, Study Finds

There’s been a lot of discussion about what kinds of mental activities are actually capable of changing the brain. Some promises of bolstered IQ and enhanced brain function via specially-designed “brain games” have fizzled out. Meanwhile, meditation and mindfulness training have accumulated some …

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Pick your practice wisely — meditation's benefits depend on its style

Focusing on your breath won’t make you nicer<p>Not all meditation is created equal, according to a new study. And if you’re looking to meditate to improve something specific, you should pick a practice that focuses on the thing you’d like to improve.<p>Many studies have been done to show the benefits of …

Mindfulness matters: 4 ways to be more present in your life

You may be hearing the word “mindfulness” a lot lately and wondering what it's about. Mindfulness simply means being grounded and present in your day-to-day. Instead of worrying about what’s going to happen or what’s already happened, you’re rooted in what’s actually happening.<p>Most people think …

LinkedIn's CEO Just Gave Some Brilliant Life Advice. Here It Is in 1 Sentence

For an executive of his magnitude, Jeff Weiner has never lost sight of what truly matters in life.<p>Since taking over as LinkedIn's CEO in 2009, Jeff Weiner has accomplished a great deal to earn him the title of Highest Rated CEO.<p>He has grown LinkedIn's membership base from 33 million to more than …

50 Ways To Live On Your Own Terms

<b>1. Stop consuming caffeine</b><p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is, they really don’t. Actually, we’ve become so dependent on caffeine that we use it to simply get back to our status-quo. When we’re off it, we under perform and become incapable.<p>Isn’t this absurd?<p>In his …

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What Rich Families Know About Finance That You Don't

Rich families are just like you: they're facing a whole lot of financial demands.<p>In a survey of affluent parents in households with $500,000 in …

10 Hard Things to Start Doing for Yourself

In 1911, two explorers, Amundsen and Scott, embarked on a race against each other to become the first known human being to set foot upon the …

Here's What This Self-Made Millionaire Does Every Day (and Says You Should, Too)

The right daily habits can mean the difference between success and mediocrity.<p>The people who achieve the most in life don't get to the top by handling themselves like everyone else. One thing they typically have in common: Consistently doing the right things, every single day. Like what? Take some …

What to Cook This Week

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>. Download the</i> <i>NYT Cooking app here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. As I write, millions in the state of Florida are bracing for the arrival of Hurricane …

23 things you should always have in your home in case of an emergency

One of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record, Hurricane Irma tore through several Caribbean islands and hit Florida hard over the past week.<p>As this year's "super active" hurricane season rages on, it's not too late to start preparing for potentially disastrous weather.<p>According to the Federal …

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Here's Why Allergan Stock Might Be an Incredible Bargain After Dropping 9.9% in August

Allergan's stock fell in sympathy with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in August, but it may now be a bargain as a result.<p>What happened<p>Despite a …

How to be optimistic: 4 best steps for better living

Should you see a glass as half empty or half full?<p>If you want to live a better life, and you care what research has to say, there’s a clear answer to …

When Jack Daniel’s Failed to Honor a Slave, an Author Rewrote History

LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — Fawn Weaver was on vacation in Singapore last summer when she first read about Nearest Green, the Tennessee slave who taught Jack Daniel how to make whiskey.<p>Green’s existence had long been an open secret, but in 2016 Brown-Forman, the company that owns the Jack Daniel Distillery …

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Want to Be Much Happier? Science Says Always Do Any 1 of These 8 Things

Greater happiness can be found in unexpected ways. Science says so.<p>We all want to be happier and feel a greater sense of fulfillment. That's why I often write about what happy people do more often, about some of the habits of remarkably happy people, about things to stop doing so you can be happier …

Do These 5 Emotionally Intelligent Things Within 5 Minutes Of Meeting Someone

Being instantly likable isn’t rocket science, but this checklist takes practice to master in the short space of a first impression.<p>What’s the point of networking if not to get other people to like you? Sure, you need new contacts to see you as interesting, competent, professional, and potentially …

20 Truths About Billionaires That Nobody Understands

The world has billions of people but only a few billionaires.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful individuals are known for sharing similar habits such as waking-up early, saving, providing value to others, and taking calculated risks. But, sometimes the person or …

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