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This Is Your Brain on Binaural Beats

How these otherworldly sounds may help you hear your way to a happier, healthier you.<p>For as long as she can remember, Jessica Trimberger has lived …

Brainwaves

6 expensive things that are totally worth the money

We all like to be — or at the very least try to be — smart with our money. But that doesn't always mean choosing the least expensive option. In fact, sometimes the pricier item or experience can be the one that is most worth your hard-earned cash, while the cheapest can be the biggest waste.<p>"Most …

Personal Finance

7 Alexa commands you're not using but should

With Alexa and the the Echo, Amazon has built a robust service that can deliver seemingly endless information and control your home. But, are you taking advantage of all it can do?<p>If you haven't yet unlocked the full potential of Alexa, these seven voice commands will get you closer. These are the …

Smart Homes

2 Must-Read Books That Will Help You Win the Stock Market Game

Jesse Livermore is the Michael Jordan of stock trading.<p><i>What are some recommended books for beginners to learn about finance and Wall Street? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by John</b> …

Trading

3 Ways to Benefit from a Roth IRA Under New Tax Law, Including a ‘Mega Backdoor Roth’

The tax benefits to Roth IRAs have always been enticing, but now they're even more attractive. Even if you think you make too much to take advantage, …

Retirement

The 5 Easy Ways To Start Living In The Moment Because The Past Is Behind You

It's difficult to live in the now. In fact, it might be one of the most difficult things there is to do, since the world is practically built of …

Self-help

Alpha, Theta, Delta, Epsilon, Gamma: What Do These Brainwave States Do For You?

You may already have a good feel for where each of the different brainwave states takes you, and know intuitively what will work for you the best on …

Meditation

How to Accept Yourself, Your Life, And Your Reality | Inc.com

<b>Accepting the reality</b> of your life sounds like it should be easy enough. But many, many people <b>hold to a different version.</b> It may be based in regret, disappointment, denial, or just <b>waiting for something better</b>--a promotion, for the kids to be grown, retirement, whatever. Failing to connect with …

Self-improvement

Research Shows This 1 Mindset is Why Some People are 10X Happier (and, Wealthier) Than Others

Could zero-sum thinking be the reason you've got less than others? Definitely. Here's why...<p>Imagine you're in a classroom. The teacher announces an upcoming test will determine 100 percent of your grade and is going to be graded on a curve. That means, the worse other's do compared to you, the …

Prevent leaks w/ a Dome Smart Water Shut-Off Valve: $79 shipped (Reg. $100)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazing Deals Online (99% positive feedback) via Amazon is currently offering the Dome Home Automation Water Shut-Off Valve for</b> …

Home Depot

How This Couple Saved $1 Million in 11 Years and Became Financially Independent Before 40

They aim to spend just $2 on every meal.<p>Convenience drives American cuisine, and from her kitchen in Richmond, Va., Laura Barrett has put her own, …

Personal Finance

The Beginner's Guide to Index Funds

Everything you need to know to start investing in index funds.<p>In Warren Buffett's 2016 letter to <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> shareholders he wrote, "If a …

7 Tax Favored Strategies To Plan For Retirement Now

Thinking about retiring early? To ensure that you’ll have enough money to live off of in future years, sock away money now. Since income tax rates …

What would life look like if you valued your time as much as you value your money?

<i>This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast: How to make time rather than hope to find it; invest time rather than spend it; and create a budget for</i> …

“You Are God” — Quantum Physics Helps to Uncover The True Teaching of Jesus

Some missionaries came to my house the other day and I was given the opportunity to come face to face with the religious mind, to discover their …

5 millionaires and billionaires share the smartest ways to invest your money

Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran and other self-made millionaires and billionaires didn't simply happen upon success. They made smart decisions and …

Personal Finance

AI identifies 'invisible' heart condition LQTS

AI is playing an increasing role in medical care, from spotting diabetes and examining medical scans, to taking the place of doctors altogether. Now, it's able to recognize life-threatening conditions where traditional diagnostic tools can't. AliveCor, the company behind KardiaBand, has harnessed …

Why we need to figure out a theory of consciousness

Understanding the biology behind consciousness (or self-awareness) is considered by some to be the final frontier of science. And over the last …

How to Pay Zero Taxes Legally in Retirement

And when you pay zero taxes, you shouldn't be doing it the way most people do it -- which is by being broke.<p>5 min read<p>Are you gambling your retirement savings on the idea that your taxes will be lower when you retire? If so, I’ve got some bad news. If you have your retirement savings in a …

Retirement

3 Tricks to Living Well While Spending Less

With some time and planning, you too can join the million-dollar club. Find out your best route to seven figures, then learn the moves to get you …

5 ways to close your garage door with Alexa or Google Assistant

The motorized garage door is a common feature of suburban American households, and many owners already enjoy being able to open and close them …

Meditation Increases Your Attention Span Long-Term - If You Do A Lot Of It

If you’ve found yourself struggling to pay attention to your work, or even a movie, without your mind wandering off, you might want to give …

Zen Wisdom: On Purpose, Tranquility, Joy and Happiness

I love practical advice that you can immediately apply to your life. And Zen, a school of Mahayana Buddhism, is full of practical wisdom.<p>When I tell …

What does it take to become a 401(k) millionaire?

DETROIT — Steve Horaney has two kids in college, a home and every other excuse people can roll out for not saving for retirement.<p>Except he's still one of the country's 401(k) millionaires.<p>Horaney, 50, says he has learned to sock away money with every paycheck going back to his early 20s when he …

TOP 8 PRINCIPLES OF INVESTING FOR BEGINNERS AND BEYOND

To start, there are <i>no</i> investment hacks and shortcuts. Investing requires time, research, and maintenance. Effort? Depends on the instrument. Stocks, …

3 Apps That Save Money Using A.I. and Automation

You don't need to be a financial genius to save money if you use artificial intelligence.<p>Over the years, people have set up all sorts of methods to …

Survey: 1 in 4 Americans Are Using Tax Refunds to Pay Off Holiday, Other Debt

Nearly 10% went more than $500 over budget.<p>The holiday season can lead to all sorts of regrets. You might over-indulge and gain some weight or maybe …

A 36-year-old who learned to invest like Warren Buffett explains how saving can actually cost you money

If you had stuffed $1,000 in cash under your mattress 50 years ago, today it would have the same buying power as only $137.45 did in 1968.<p>However, …

Use This Checklist to Accomplish Your Life Goals

A couple of weeks ago, I spent a weekend in L.A. with my friend and business mentor, Melyssa Griffin—a fab entrepreneur and creator of the Pursuit …

A Growing Cult of Millennials Is Obsessed With Early Retirement. This 72-Year-Old Is Their Unlikely Inspiration

Vicki Robin literally wrote the book on retiring happy.<p>Vicki Robin had no idea she’d become a millennial icon.<p>The 72-year-old coauthor of the 1992 …

Retirement