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15 beauty products with a cult following on Amazon—and why they're worth it

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Buying makeup and …

Skin Care

Do Annuities Have A Place In Your Portfolio?

The market is near scary all-time highs, interest rates are rising, the average investor does poorly - where can you put your money?<p>Do indexed …

Retirement

The Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Florida—Because Vacation Should Be Easy

According to TripAdvisor, these resorts give you the most bang for your buck.<p>Some things exist just to make life a little easier, and all-inclusive …

Country Lifestyle

The Best Affordable Beach Resorts in the Caribbean for 2018

A beachfront hotel in Barbados for $150 a night? Your own Jamaican oasis with white sand and aqua waters for $100 a night? Believe it or not, it’s …

Dominican Republic

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

Investing

72 Clever Gifts On Amazon That Women Actually Want

Amazon

This Ex-Glossier Rep Just Wrote the Ultimate Dupe Guide

View Gallery12 photos<p>1 / 12<p>Boy Brow vs. AOA Go Brow<p>According to Erin, the secret to Boy Brow's natural but durable effect is its waxy texture. AOA's …

Skin Care

True Story: I Eat 3000 Calories Per Day to Stay in Shape

<i>Nicole Loher is a triathlete, Adidas ambassador, and all-around fitness guru, all while balancing a badass day job in the fashion industry (and</i> …

Fitness

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

How to retire in 10 years (or less)

Before we begin, let me introduce myself so you know I haven't just fallen off the turnip truck. I reached financial independence in my 40s and …

Retirement

Ranking: Every Steven Spielberg Movie from Worst to Best

<i>Welcome to Dissected, where we disassemble a band’s catalog, a director’s filmography, or some other critical pop-culture collection in the abstract.</i> …

Movies

8 best affordable sunglasses and sunglass brands to keep on your radar

<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>Sunski/Instagram<p>The sun's out and the weather's finally starting to get warmer (though New York didn't seem to get the memo), and if …

Men's Fashion

The Biggest Risk Retirees Face Right Now

Those nearing retirement and those who have recently become retirees need to plan now for the possibility of a bear market. Here are two ways to do …

Retirement

My Chicken and Dumplings Is the Best on the Internet (No, Really)

In the fall of 2013, I wrote a Chicken and Dumplings recipe. I wouldn’t say I was the biggest fan. Like meatloaf, Chicken and Dumplings is one of …

Food & Dining

25 under-the-radar places in Latin America to visit in your lifetime, according to the world’s top travel experts

From the darkest depths of Peru to the crystal blue underground cenotes of Mexico, there is something incredibly alluring about Latin America.<p>However, the best off-the-beaten-track destinations are usually discovered by word of mouth, often among travellers on the road from hostel bunkbeds or over …

South America

Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families

Parents love all-inclusive resorts because they're easy. It's convenient knowing what a vacation will cost up front ​without feeling like you're …

United States

Chip Gaines on Training for a Marathon: “Never Judge Your Full Potential Based on Your First Run”

The star of “Fixer Upper” discusses breakthroughs, finding time to run, and why he’s dedicated to completing 26.2 miles.<p>When Chip Gaines, host of the popular <i>Fixer Upper</i> show on HGTV with his wife, Joanna, announced in January that he was going to lace up for a marathon this year, fans happily …

Marathons

Travel Just Got Even Cheaper!! Save 70% on Your Travel This Year by Booking at Wholesale Prices

<b>This post will tell you how to access wholesale travel rates usually reserved for travel agents, at up to 70% off.</b> <b>Spoiler: Genie Traveler.</b><p>The idea …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

This 20-minute abs workout from this celebrity trainer is all you’ll need

This 20-minute abs workout from this celebrity trainer is all you’ll need<p>You can never have too many options for working your core. Why? “A strong …

This 30-Minute Strength, Cardio, and Pilates Core Workout Is Here to Torch Calories

Get ready to sweat! This challenging workout from celeb trainer Kit Rich mixes circuit training, cardio, and Pilates core exercises and works every part of your body. You don't need equipment for this one, just a positive attitude! And Kit will definitely keep you motivated. Press play, and get …

Exercise

Stock Market Trouble

The Donald seems to think that the<i> 37%</i> gain in the stock market between election day and the January 26th high was all about him, and in one sense …

Economics

The 25 Best Shows On Amazon Prime Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: March 14th</b><p>Netflix does not hold the monopoly on good series worth streaming. While Netflix certainly features more and better <i>original</i> programming, Amazon Prime Video holds their own in that department, and they continue to beef up their offerings. As far as licensed content goes, …

Entertainment

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make …

Employment

Thinking About Trying Retinol? Make These Serums Your First Port of Call

There's a lot of talk about retinol in the beauty sphere at present, so we're not surprised that you're thinking about giving it a go—it is what …

Skin Care

15 cities across the world that should be at the top of your travel bucket-list

Every year, we ask our readers to rate the best cities in the world, and the results continue to surprise us. Not only do newcomers sometimes float to the top, but longtime favorites also continue to reappear — a testament to a destination's enduring popularity. This year's group of winners span …

Asia Travel

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Country Lifestyle

Experts Say the Body Reset Diet Shows Some Promise — Here's What You Need to Know

When our healthy eating and exercise routine is in a rut, some of us are often looking for a restart. There's actually a diet that hopes to do just that. Meet the body reset diet.<p>What Is the Body Reset Diet?<p>The theory of the body reset diet is that you'll be able to reset your metabolism and kick …

Nutrition

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

21 Skin Care Products And Hacks Everyone Should Know About

Who's ready for some sexy skin?<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and clarity.</i>