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Five healthy money habits to teach your kids

It's never too early to start teaching your children healthy habits, and that includes financial ones. From an early age, children begin to observe their parents in all areas of life, including their spending and saving and how they talk about money. Kids pick up on our attitudes about money just …

Personal Finance

How to Start a Successful Company as a Millennial (According to This Millennial Entrepreneur)

Age doesn't matter when you're making the right moves.<p>Millennial entrepreneurship is a hot topic right now--and rightfully so.<p>However, the reason why this is such a controversial topic for people is because never before have there been <i>so many opportunities</i> for young people to succeed as well--and …

The Ultimate Guide To Gmail Productivity: 25 Must-Have Tips, Tricks, And Time Savers

Get started, get organized, get rid of jerks, and much, much more.<p>From its not so humble beginnings as a non-prank released on April Fool’s Day in 2004 to its billion-plus users today, Google’s illustrious email offering has proven indispensable for most of us.<p>And sure, you may use it all day, …

The best CrossFit workouts for beginners

Why CrossFit? For one thing, it’s incredibly effective, as proven by the tens of thousands of ripped dudes around the world hoisting barbells in …

19 Reasons to Start Strength Training

If you're sticking to healthy weeknight meals, hitting up the elliptical machine regularly, and yet, you're just not seeing the results you thought you would--there could be something critical missing. And that something is strength training.<p>Strength training isn't just for gym rats and …

Exercise

How to Start a Business With Little to No Money

Starting a business is the aspiration of every entrepreneur who’s ever lived, as well as every person who’s ever been stuck in a nine-to-five job and …

Small Business

8 tricks for reading people's body language

Body language provides an amazing amount of information on what other people are thinking <i>if</i> you know what to look for. And who hasn't wanted to read people's minds at some point?<p>You already pick up on more body language cues than you're consciously aware of. UCLA research has shown that only 7% of …

Language

Six Habits of The Best Conversationalists

Becoming a good conversationalist requires having a certain set of skills in your communication toolbox.<p>Some people have the gift of gab, and can talk to anyone about anything. And some people struggle to make small talk. What separates the two isn’t knowing what to talk about; it’s polishing up …

12 Business Ideas You Can Start Working on Right Now | Inc.com

You've got the itch. You're fed up with your day job. You're totally self-motivated and willing to work a ton. You don't mind taking a little risk if it could lead to something great. You can network like a fiend.<p>In other words: You've got nearly everything it takes to be an entrepreneur--except …

7 Simple Tips to Improve Your Photography Skills

With the creative flexibility that photo editing tools like Adobe Photoshop offer, many rely on post-processing to improve their photos. However, if you are not keen on getting all techie and learning the ropes of photo editing tools, you can still come up with nice photos.<p>Below are seven simple …

8 Frugal Habits That Will Make You a Millionaire

While becoming a millionaire rarely occurs overnight, it's still an achievable dream if you work hard and use these habits.<p>There are approximately 35 million people who are millionaires in the world. As Robert J. Samuelson states so perfectly in <i>The</i> <i>Washington Post</i>, "That's about 5 percent of the …

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Real Estate

9 Phrases Smart People Never Use In Conversation

We've all said things that people interpreted much differently than we thought they would. These seemingly benign comments lead to the awful feeling that only comes when you've planted your foot firmly into your mouth.<p>Verbal slip-ups often occur because we say things without knowledge of the subtle …

Self-improvement

Health Mistakes From Your 20s That You'll Pay for Later

<i>By: Nicholas Knock</i><p><i>Credit: Cole Saladino/Thrillist</i><p>One more tequila shot? Why not!? Two more pounds of bacon? It's delicious. Three more hours of <i>Game of Thrones</i>? After that bacon and tequila, definitely.<p>The 20-something you probably thinks you're <i>killing</i> it at life right now, but guess what? The …

Game of Thrones

Top Fitness Trends for 2016: Does Your Favorite Make the List?

Is your favorite fitness routine falling flat or trending up? Based on a few surveys, I've got the "official" news on what's hot and what's not for 2016.<p>First let's get our semantics straight. This list is about <b>trends</b>, not fads. The difference being that a fad is a phenomenon that blows up quickly, …

Trends

Fitness Truths: three reasons you're not burning fat

If you’re hitting the gym each week and still not seeing results, there could be a few things you are just not getting right.<p>Before you start looking at the nitty gritty of your fitness plan - are you taking the right supplements or timing your carbs perfectly after your workout? - look at the …

The 4 Hidden Benefits of Exercise (It's Not Losing Weight) and Two Things to Start Today if You Haven't Exercised for Years

<i>Amazing how just 12 months with the right guidance can transform your life</i><p>"If you want to lose weight, eat less, exercise more." They're telling us this for the past 50 years.<p>Nothing changed. Things got worse. Why? Because it's a lie.<p>Exercise burns calories, but it also makes you hungry. Your brain …

Weight Loss

10 Recipes That Nutritionists Recommend for Breakfast

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Orthorexia: when healthy eating turns against you

The summer Kaila Prins turned 13, she started breaking out in hives all over her body. Her mother remembered that when she was a baby she had tested allergic to soy, so encouraged Prins to cut that out of her diet, bringing her attention to ingredients for the first time. Prins had never paid much …

10 Habits That Can Unlock Your Inner Awesomeness

Here's a list of 10 habits that could take your life into the stratosphere of greatness.<p><i>What habits have changed people’s lives? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of www.CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>When I was 17, I was fired from my job as a …

5 Money Moves You Must Make Now

Smart entrepreneurs take their personal finances seriously.<p>When it comes to running your business, you know the value of good advice. From the beginning, you’ve looked for mentors, advisers, and subject matter specialists who can provide guidance on everything from making an investor pitch to …

Small Business