Shauna Mayes Garcia

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New startup wants to help you make a cash offer on a house

With bidding wars on homes flaring up all over the country, cash offers trump all<p>Anyone who has sold a home knows there’s a fair amount of uncertainty in the transaction between receiving an offer and actually closing the sale, which can take as long as 90 days. A buyer’s mortgage application could …

Real Estate

The Best Gardening Advice You’ll Ever Receive

I keep a bar of soap in my garden tool bag and run my nails over it before I start gardening. It prevents dirt from getting under my nails, and I …

Gardening

How to port your landline number to Google Voice

If you want to ditch your home service but keep your number, you can park it at Google for a one-time fee.<p>Still hanging onto your home phone? Worse, still paying for it?<p>I suspect this is pretty common. It's a hassle to give up a landline, if only because that number you've had for so many years is …

Google Voice

15 Cleaning Secrets Only Car Detailers Know

Home › Automotive › 15 Cleaning Secrets Only Car Detailers Know<p>Save $200 and detail your car yourself in half a day. Get professional results using …

Housekeeping

Financial expert reveals her four simple strategies for turning $500 into $100,000

How to turn $500 into more than $100,000: Financial expert who saved $36,000 in 13 months shares her four simple strategies for building</b> …

Finance

How Amazon and Entrepreneurs Can Pay Zero Federal Income Tax, and Do So Legally

To learn how they, too, can pay no taxes, entrepreneurs should closely review all the things the government wants them to do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the recent news that Amazon paid zero federal taxes for 2017, every entrepreneur should be asking, :"How can …

Income Tax

Buy one rental property a year to help build your wealth

To make a rental property purchase successful, owners must find a bargain — paying no more than 80 percent of the home’s value when factoring in purchase price, closing costs and renovations. But what happens when an owner wants to own multiple rental properties? How does someone go about acquiring …

Real Estate

6 essential documents for project management success

Here are six key documents that project managers and their teams rely on to successfully guide and execute projects.<p>Careful project planning and …

Project Management

When It Happens to Us: A Buddhist Approach to Pain & Disease

This is a fact of life; we don’t like pain. We suffer because we marry our instinctive aversion to pain to the deep-seated belief that life <i>should</i> be …

Meditation

25 Coleslaw Recipes You Need for Your Next Backyard Barbecue

Slaw has come a long way as a side dish. The former mayonnaise-based favorite now boasts lighter ingredients with hearty greens, crunchy vegetables …

Cooking

This College Dropout Made Almost $1 Billion Betting on Horses. Now He's Finally Telling How He Did It

Beating the odds was so easy that when he won $13 million on a single horse race once, he never bothered to cash the ticket.<p>Does gambling on horse racing seem like a good career path? For a college dropout from Pittsburgh who spent years figuring out how to increase the odds, it became amazingly …

Hong Kong

I started a business with less than $600 in just two weeks and it's already profitable after week one

As a reporter at CNBC Make It who's covered some of the most incredible ways people have made money online — including a 28-year-old whose company …

Small Business

30 Summer Salads You Need to Try

Between stopping for salty street food, noshing on fried carnival fare, and one-too-many ice cream truck rendezvous, sometimes all you need is a …

7 income producing assets to invest in today

Income producing assets are investments that allow you to make money <i>passively.</i> They’re great for supplementing your regular income — and many …

Investing

Free Tools Students Can Use to Produce Animated Videos

Creating an animated video can be a great extension to many writing projects. Students can use video creation tools to animate short stories that …

Education Technology

How to Grow a Plant From a Cutting

Transforming your garden or indoor plant collection is the best way to kick-start the new spring season, and now is the time to do it. Before …

Plants

There are secret luxury villas hidden in the Bali jungle with hot tubs and a spa - and they're actually amazingly cheap to rent

Heading deep into the heart of the Balinese jungle you'd expect to find lush rainforest, exotic wildlife and spectacular natural wonders.<p>You'd be …

Asia Travel

Stephen Hawking's Final Theory About Our Universe Has Just Been Published, And It Will Melt Your Brain

His final word on whether multiverses exist.<p>Groundbreaking physicist Stephen Hawking left us one last shimmering piece of brilliance before he died: …

Physics

I Published a Book 5 Years Ago and I'm Still Getting Paid. Here's How to Take Your Book From an Idea to a Source of Passive Income.

Jeff Rose lays out his personal learning curve with the book publishing world.<p>2 min read<p>How does writing a book translate to real profits? The answer, according to Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose, is taking the initial chance and treating your book like a product. However, taking your book …

Writing

Rental Property Buying And Managing Guide To Earn Greater Returns

Real estate is all about asymmetric risk and reward. When the government gives you subsidies in the form of mortgage interest tax deductions, a …

Real Estate

11 Inspiring Quotes About the Remarkable Power of Being Assertive

Never be passive or aggressive again. These quotes will inspire you to express yourself powerfully and authentically.<p>Not everything you want will be handed to you. Sometimes, you have to go out and get it. And if you want major success -- you will have to be assertive.<p>Being assertive means you know …

Self-help

7 Gardener-Approved Must-Haves to Grow Your Own Food

Up your organic gardening game this growing season<p>In uncertain times, a garden can feel like a sanctuary. It doesn't matter if you have a windowsill …

Gardening

Stocks 101 for Beginner Investors

New to buying stocks? This guide has everything you need to start building your portfolio.<p>When it comes to investing money, we have several choices …

Investing

13 Ways to Develop Laser-Like Focus

Here are some surprising ways to help boost your focus and performance.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to be successful, you have to find strategies that will help you focus despite all of the distractions that prevent you from doing the task at hand. …

Time Management

Avoid Burnout With These Small Changes to the Way You Work

Follow these five tips to work smarter, not harder.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Workplace burnout is real. I know, because I've been there, and I know most others have as well at some point or another. Thrive Global's Arianna Huffington is no different. She's on a …

How to Make Ribs in a Slow Cooker in 4 Hours

Spare ribs cook in a slow cooker with moist heat for tender meat that you can cut with a fork. Slow-cooker ribs require little prep time, and do not …

13 Things Home Depot Employees Won’t Tell You

Big box stores are fantastic resources for the DIY community, providing great deals and wide selections. The Home Depot in particular offers a wealth …

How You Can Practice Self-Regulation

Self-regulation can be defined in various ways. In the most basic sense, it involves controlling one's behavior, emotions, and thoughts in the …

Emotional Intelligence

Wanna Sleep Like a Baby? This Trainer Says You Should Do These 3 Essential Stretches

Pretty much every last one of us could use a stellar night's sleep. Whether you're stressed out at work, sore from your last workout, or dealing with …

Exercise

Carne Asada

<b>by Lisa Bryan | Downshiftology</b> — April 22, 2018<p>When it comes to the <b>best carne asada</b>, I’ve had my fair share in Mexico. And the truth is there’s no …

Cooking