Stephen Abrams

1,172 Flips | 11 Magazines | 60 Likes | 14 Followers | @SteveAbra | Keep up with Stephen Abrams on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Stephen Abrams”

This 10.5% Yielding Dividend Stock Is Now as Low Risk as They Come

By completing its strategic repositioning program last year, Enbridge Energy Partners put its high-yield payout on rock-solid ground.<p>Last year was a …

20 Must-Read Books for Finance Professionals | Investopedia

The world of finance has provided the backdrop for many dramas, from mergers and acquisitions and Wall Street shenanigans to Tulip Mania, and let's …

Investing

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

Productivity

5 Things This Serial Entrepreneur Does Again and Again That Makes Millions

Jesse Itzler, of Zico coconut water, the Atlanta Hawks, and 100 Mile Man, on what it takes to launch more than one venture, and the success principles he swears by.<p>Jesse Itzler is a man of many hats. He's the co-owner of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks, partner in ZICO Coconut Water, founder of Marquis …

The One Thing That Finally Helped Me Stop Overeating After Decades of Yo-Yo Dieting

This lifelong dieter finally found body peace.<p>Let’s just say zen would not be the first word I’d use to describe myself. I fall more into the …

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

15 Grilling Tips and Tricks You'll Wish You Knew Sooner

15 Grilling Tips and Tricks You Should Know If You've Never Grilled Before<p>These grilling tips and tricks are great for newbies and seasoned grillers …

Kitchens

You've Probably Been Taking Notes Wrong -- Here Are 5 Ways to Fix It

Disorganized or ineffective note-taking could be hurting your bottom line.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the Information Age, one of the primary challenges we face is how to process and store all the data available to us so that we can use it. With so many stimuli …

Here's the trick to 'becoming wealthy,' says author who studies millionaires

Getting rich is about more than making a lot of money — it's about managing the money you have.<p>Tom Corley, author of "Rich Kids: How to Raise Our …

Trump and GOP tax reform could drastically and irreparably transform the 401(k) and other workplace retirement plans

Republican tax reform could drastically and irreparably transform 401(k) and other workplace retirement plans.<p>In the name of tax reform, Republicans are considering changes to employer-sponsored retirement plans that could seriously derail the effort to get people to save for old age.<p>Many companies …

Retirement

How to keep sex hot in a long-term relationship

It is easy to assume our sex lives suffer in a long-term relationship. Mismatched libidos, stress and boredom can each play a part. But pleasure …

Relationships

Why Girls Never Want Nice Guys — And Why It's Too Late When They Do

I used to be a nice guy – way back when. Like most men, I learned rather quickly that being that nice guy wasn’t the best of decisions.<p>You see, I …

4 Anti-Inflammatory Foods Doctors Swear By For Fat Loss

Anti-inflammatory foods not only protect you from major diseases and slow the effects of aging, they also help fight weight gain thanks to their …

Nutrition

A Simple Way To Hack Your Brain To Finally Get That Thing Done

It takes five steps, says psychology professor Art Markman, to finally change your habits and meet your goal, or help someone else meet theirs.<p>Chances are you have a big goal (write a book, start a business, lose weight, get organized) that makes your list of New Year’s resolutions year after year. …

Research report: 5 powerful rituals that will make you resilient

Every now and then, life punches below the belt. How can you be resilient when times get tough and you feel bad?<p>There are all kinds of strategies for …

The 4-Step Process That Mentally Strong People Use to Make Quick Decisions | Inc.com

Whether it's from fear, slow to take action or a multitude of other potential causes, indecision is the kryptonite to growth.<p>It's better to make a decision and it is the wrong one than to not make a decision for fear of it being the wrong one. When you make a decision regardless of the result, …

Self-improvement

What's the best way to invest $100,000 in today's market?

<i>I have $100,000 sitting in cash that I'd like to invest. What's the best way to do that in today's market?--R.B.</i><p>Given today's gaseous stock valuations and concerns that this eight-and-a-half-year bull market might be getting a little long in the tooth, it's understandable why many investors are …

Investing

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look back I …

High-Earners Can Take the Backdoor Route to a Roth IRA

When Does a Backdoor Roth IRA Make Sense?<p>A Backdoor Roth IRA Can Offer Tax Advantages to High-Income Earners<p>Updated October 24, 2017<p>An individual …

Retirement

23 Brilliant Books That Are Short Enough To Read In A Weekend

Get ready to make some room on your bookshelf.<p><i>We hope you love these book reccomendations! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p><i>Note: submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Books

Adding these 3 words to your online dating profile will land you more dates

Guacamole, pumpkin spice — and 5 other words and phrases you may want to add to your dating profile<p>Avocados are sexy.<p>Two new surveys find that adding …

Ten silly things you do that make you less likable

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good …

Mindfulness Isn’t the Answer to Everything. Here’s When It Helps

While mindfulness doesn’t necessarily work the way the hype proclaims, there are some things that a good mindfulness practice <i>can</i> really help with. By better understanding when mindfulness is the right approach, HR and training programs can better enhance both leader performance and employee …

A steak master shares his 7 steps to grilling the perfect cut of meat

1. Choose your meat.<p>Wiestling recommends a juicy ribeye because 'it's extremely tender and fatty and extremely flavorful.'<p>Specifically, Wiestling …

Wednesday wisdom: 19 inspirational life quotes to get you through hump day

Each Wednesday we slump into work thinking about trivial things like the weather, traffic, money and how tired we are.<p>The hump day is the worst day …

Motivation

8 Ways to Go From Quitter to Go-Getter

Persistence, more than talent, determines how far you go and where you end up.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success, more than anything, is an attitude you carry about yourself and your life. We are all capable of confidence, of having it all, losing it all and …

13 Successful People on the Books That Changed Their Lives

Get these on your shelf now.<p>Need a book recommendation for a young, out-of-work, or fledgling wild-card on your Christmas list? Or some words of …

10 Best Mutual Funds for Retirement

Choosing the best mutual funds for retirement is a subjective exercise in investment selection — which is to say that each individual investor will …

6 ways to improve your flexibility

Maintaining good flexibility is important<p>Flexibility is a vital component of fitness, which is often overlooked. But maintaining good flexibility is …

How to Motivate Yourself and Succeed

<b>If you think you need to be passionate about something to be successful, think again. While passion helps fuel success, it’s not necessary.</b><p><b>Think</b> …