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14 things we really don’t believe successful people fit in before breakfast

Slide 1 of 16<p>Do you consider yourself a failure? Is your life a series of disappointments surrounded by moments of unrealized potential? Have you …

Success

Apple iOS 9.1 Has 3 Great Secret Features

iOS 9.1 is a controversial update. Arguably deserving on its iOS 9.x status primarily through the sheer number of bug fixes it brings to the highly troubled iOS 9.0.2 release, iOS 9.1 nevertheless contains three nice surprises Apple chose not to reveal in its official release notes…<p><b>Surprise #1: New</b> …

iOS

Why You Should Target Retirement Income Instead of Retirement Savings

A more realistic way of planning<p>How long will you live? How long will your money last? These questions lie at the heart of retirement planning, and …

Retirement

Conservatives Are Right: The Media Is Very Liberal

The biggest loser of CNBC’s Republican Presidential debate last week was the news media. Ted Cruz got the loudest applause of the night when he …

One Common Trait of the Wealthy

When I initially wrote the title to this article, I replaced "Wealthy" with "Successful." In my opinion, I don't believe wealth determines success since there are so many variables which determine success.<p>In my study of some of the wealthiest people alive in 2015, I discovered a common trait. Now, …

DEUTSCHE: Here are 32 great stocks to buy right now

Others think that you can stay bullish, but they recommend having greater exposure to some industries than others.<p>"We believe Energy and Industrial positions should generally be reduced heading into yearend as operating disappointments are likely through 1Q16, in favor of over weights on Health …

Are You Showing the Signs of Lifestyle Creep?

Lifestyle Creep. It doesn't sound like something you want in your life, but a lot of millennials have it. Unfortunately, it's not something you can …

Airbnb takes down controversial ads after offending San Francisco residents

Airbnb is removing controversial ads that offered alternate suggestions as to what the city could do with the money Airbnb pays in hotel tax.<p>Some of the ads offered funny San Francisco-centric suggestions, like having public works build escalators on the city's steepest hills.<p>But other ads offended …

3 Timeless Rules for Making Tough Decisions

<i>Jennifer Maravillas FOR HBR</i><p>I perused the restaurant menu for several minutes, struggling with indecision, each item tempting me in a different way.<p><i>Maybe I should order them all . . .</i><p>Is this a silly decision not deserving deliberation? Maybe. But I bet you’ve been there. If not about food, then …

Could A Tiny Mobile Studio Solve Your Housing Crisis?

If you travel for work — and you're tired of living out of a suitcase, renting rooms and sharing bathrooms with grungy roommates — there's a man in Austin, Texas, who has a possible solution. Call it a long shot. But basically, he's building tiny self-contained apartments that move when you do.<p>Jeff …

Oil sands companies turn to solvents for low-cost crude extraction

Some oil sands companies are increasingly tweaking a decades-old method of tapping underground seams of bitumen as they scramble to eke out profits after slamming the brakes on multi-billion-dollar growth projects.<p>High costs and pressure to reduce pollution are forcing companies such as Imperial …

Microsoft Monday: Windows 10 Upgrade Now Automatic, Xbox One Backward Compatibility And Halo 6 Rumor

“Microsoft Monday” takes a look back at the past week of news related to Microsoft. This week, “Microsoft Monday” includes details about the Windows 10 upgrade becoming automatic, the Windows 10 Preview Build 106576, Xbox One backwards compatibility, ‘Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 2 – Assembly …

Credit and debit card firm is owned by thousands of lenders and deal valuing it at €21.2bn will prove profitable for main banks such as Barclays and Lloyds<p>The UK’s high street banks are each in line for multimillion-pound windfalls from the sale of Visa Europe in a deal valuing the credit and debit …

Investing

Victoria's Secret models reveal their top diet tips

These woman are anomalies. In fact, runway vet Lindsay Ellingson told Business Insider that L Brands Chief Marketing Officer Edward Razek goes so far to tell the women before the show that "<b>the odds of becoming an Angel are one in a million ... and then the odds of doing the show 8, 10, 15 times</b> …

7 Behaviors of Millionaire Entrepreneurs

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Becoming a millionaire isn’t an accident. It takes business owners decades to accomplish this rare feat. Many people look at these successful individuals and assume they must be lucky or born into wealth. But in reality, this is …

Self-improvement

Mountain goats have incredible cliff-climbing skills — here's how they do it

They hang out on mountaintops for most of the year, shedding their shaggy winter coat when they lower their elevation for the spring and summer.<p>How do mountain goats climb so well? What are their secrets?<p>Here are some facts about the nimble-footed mammal.

Antarctica gains enough ice each year to bury Rhode Island 85 feet deep

This is strange news to many scientists. Most research to date assumes Antarctica's ice sheet is melting and contributing to global sea level rise.<p>But the authors of the new study, published Oct. 29 in the Journal of Glaciology, found that Antarctica had a net increase of 112 billion tons of ice …