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When Your Mind Is Racing With Stress, Try Thinking About These 6 Things To Calm Down

Have you ever felt so incredibly stressed out that your mind refuses to stop racing, no matter what you try to do? Whether you're in a rough patch …

Mindfulness

These free apps will help you type faster

Type faster from home row all the way up that tricky "Q."<p>With so much of our time spent tapping away at a keyboard, a boost in typing speed can make you more productive in almost any line of work—whether it's powering through our inboxes, writing up reports, or staying in touch with team members on …

Apps

Eminem Celebrates 10 Years of Sobriety With a Heartfelt Instagram Post

Eminem has accomplished yet another huge feat. On Saturday, the <b>Recovery</b> rapper revealed he is officially 10 years sober. "Celebrated my 10 years yesterday," the 45-year-old wrote on Instagram along with a photo of a coin given to Alcoholics Anonymous members once they've reached a milestone in …

20 genius 100-year-old life hacks that still work today

There's a reason your grandma always had baking soda to hand<p>New isn't always better. Case in point: All of these tricks that have lasted the test of …

Lifehacks

The 8 Best Real Estate Apps to Get in 2018

House hunting just got much easier<p>Updated April 06, 2018<p>Buying a home is likely the most expensive purchase you will ever make in your life. If you …

Real Estate

New D.C.-area real estate firm offers a twist to sellers: They’ll get a commission rather than pay one.

A new real estate brokerage with plans to disrupt the Washington housing market started out with a big surprise: From now through May 31, sellers who list their house with the brokerage will be paid $1,000 rather than pay a commission to sell their property.<p>After the initial launch, sellers will …

Real Estate

5 side hustles you can do sitting on your sofa

Netflix is paying people to binge watch their shows, and other ways to make easy money<p>Couch potato? Try cash potato.<p>Netflix announced this month that …

How Does Freelance Writing Work, Exactly?

How Does Freelance Writing Work, Exactly?<p>Updated April 07, 2017<p>Congrats to me, I’ve been a freelance writer for over 10 years now!<p>I first started by …

11 Legitimate Work-From-Home Jobs That Pay $20+ Per Hour

Many people dream about landing work-from-home jobs. The idea of bringing in a steady paycheck working from home while wearing your pajamas has …

Employment

Your April Horoscope, Revealed

Think of the friction in the world and our personal lives as the churning of the seas. Though chaotic to look at, eventually the chaos gives birth to …

Freelance Writing Jobs Online: Leads & Legitimate Places to Find Work

How to Find a Freelance Writing Job Online<p>Leads and Legitimate Places to Find Work<p>Updated August 27, 2017<p>With the growing necessity of small, medium, …

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

How to build your own spy kit

Worried about secret cameras or roommates stealing your food? Go full James Bond.<p><b>You don’t need Q cranking out Bond-ready watch-lasers to</b> dabble in some small-scale espionage. Whether you’re out to nab the family snack ­burglar who’s been swiping your Cheez-Its, or want to ensure your Airbnb host …

James Bond

These are the 22 most common side hustles—here's how much they pay

More Americans are side hustling than ever before. In fact, over 44 million Americans work more than one job. These hustlers work multiple jobs to …

McDonald's

This Is What $1,500 in Rent Will Get You in Every State

Your state might surprise you.<p>In Indiana you get three bedrooms, two and a half baths and access to a fire pit, pool and hot tub. In New York, be …

20 Weirdly Brilliant Life Hacks

Are these hacks weird? Yep. Are they kind of brilliant, too? Heck yeah!<p>I wish I'd known trick #3 back in college. It would have saved me a lot of …

Hacking

The 8 Best Side Hustle Jobs for 2018

The 8 Best Side Hustle Jobs for 2018<p>Put a little more cash in your pocket<p>Updated March 05, 2018<p>One of the best ways to pay off debt faster, boost …

32 Of The Absolute Best Products On Amazon — Because 5,000+ Reviewers Can't Be Wrong

For better or for worse, Amazon has some of the most brutally honest reviewers on the internet. If there's something to be said about an item, …

Shopping

Retired? Here Are 17 No-Cost Ways to Make Money on the Side.

Just because you're retired doesn't mean your work life is over.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just because you’re retired doesn’t mean you want to abandon work completely. Your reasons for wanting to work may be to supplement your retirement income or because working …

The 105 Best Tools to Start Your Business in 2018

Any business can use these tools to quickly get customers, increase revenue, and automate operations<p><i>Written by</i> <i>Aaron Saari</i><i>, CEO,</i> <i>This Is Growth</i><p>Choosing …

Small Business

Richard Branson Says Dump the MBA and Learn 1 Secret to Entrepreneurial Success

One thing can drive your business to success and it's not three letters at the end of your name.<p>Beyond his amazing business success after dropping out of school when he was 15, Richard Branson is unusual. He is unafraid of controversy while managing to live without regrets, as his mother taught …

15 Legit Ways to Make Extra Money

Meet Nancy. She’s a 28-year old professional with important financial goals. Just like you, Nancy wants to:<p>Pay off debt<br>• Save for a down payment on a …

Personal Finance

18 Ways New Real Estate Investors Can Succeed In 2018

Real estate investing, in all regards, has changed over the years. The techniques that worked for an investor 10 or 15 years ago will most likely not work in 2018. Investors are constantly learning and evolving their practices to reach new levels of success.<p>Below, 18 members of Forbes Real Estate …

Real Estate

9 Inspirational Quotes From Billionaire Entrepreneur Bill Gates

Words of wisdom from the most successful Harvard dropout.<p>Billionaire, innovator, philanthropist, author, Bill Gates has worn a lot of hats -- and inspired millions of people.<p>Having co-founded Microsoft in 1975, Gates paved the path to the revolution of personal computing. Starting with a dream to …

15 Ways to Make Quick Cash on the Side

If you need money quickly, here are some solid ideas.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Need to make some fast money on the side, whether it's to pay off a credit card or to make your rent?<p>Keep in mind, making quick side cash isn’t about making <i>a lot</i> of money or getting …

He Went From Being Broke to Selling More Than $1 Million a Day in Real Estate

'Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles' star Josh Altman and his brother Matt built a real estate business that has sold more than $3 billion in properties. It wasn't easy.<p>If you like business lessons, real estate porn and a little drama, chances are you watch Bravo's <i>Million Dollar Listing Los …

The Overthinker's Guide to Getting Sh*t Done

Don’t overthink. Do.<p>Balancing thought and action will always be a challenge for many people.<p>When you spend too much time picturing what a project is …

Buy-to-let landlords: will setting up a company cut your tax bill?

<b>Following a raft of taxation changes, an increasing number of landlords are setting up limited companies to hold their buy-to-let investments. Will</b> …

UT grad creates 'Texas modern' house design that doesn't need paint, shingles or electricity

Jimmy Tanghongs doesn't want his homebuyers to ever have to paint their houses, fix the roofs or pay an electric bill.<p>The independent builder is …

10 Natural Remedies for Anxiety

You’re anxious, worried, <i>freaked</i>. You’re upset about (pick one): money, health, work, family, love. Your heart is beating fast, your breathing is …