Ken Jones

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Mixtape Download: Compton Menace – “Welcome To My Traphouse, Vol. 1”

Compton Menace has had an interesting year and he still managed to get his mixtape out. The new mixtape is called <i>Welcome To My Traphouse, Vol. 1</i> and …

Does Your Breath Secretly Stink?

Here's how to tell (before turning women away)<p>Want to banish your bad breath? On the latest episode of <i>Men’s Health Live</i>, Mark Wolff, D.D.S., of the New York University College of Dentistry, explains how a malodorous mouth can signal more serious health conditions, and shares a trick for finding out …

How To Avoid Cabin Fever During This Endless Winter

Get moving and seek out sunlight, but avoid binge eating junk food and watching endless shows on Netflix<p>Thanks to the polar vortex you’ve probably been cooped up inside your house for days or maybe even a full week as the snow continues to fall. And the weather is taking a toll. Many are …

Playing Outside the Lines

Athletes’ transgressions are becoming ever-more familiar and frequent—and depressing<p>I am close to giving up. Really, I am.<p>I played CYO ball, high school ball, AAU ball, and a little college ball, and I never, ever called anybody the N-word. Ever. Nor did I ever hear the word thrown around.<p>I played …

How to Smell Like a Stud

Gucci Guilty releases a limited-edition bottle for the rock star in you<p>What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, unless it's a first-hand look at the new Gucci Guilty Stud fragrance.<p>A style upgrade to the scent, which launched in 2010, the new 90 mL bottle dons 400 gunmetal studs. The sensual fragrance …

The Key to Catching—and Keeping—the Boss' Attention

Yahoo executive Kathy Savitt offers advice to help you land a dream job, reach new customers, or bring a killer new product to market<p>There's a lot happening at Yahoo. Under CEO Marissa Meyer, the company has been rejuvenating its online presence—buying startups, refreshing products, and looking for …

Can Success Make You Miserable?

We all want to win—but there's a dark side to focusing on your goals<p>When you think of world-class athletes, you think of success—and with that, happiness.<p>A lifestyle of victories and workouts—endorphins flooding and fresh air—coupled with exotic travel. It sounds great.<p>But is it?<p>In a recent study …

How Your Job Can Save Your Sex Life

Should you approach your romantic life the same way you approach your career?<p>When it comes to work, you dress well, hold your emotions in check, and (usually) show up on time. But most of us don’t apply those same standards to our romantic relationships. And that’s a problem, shows research from …

What Else Pairs with a Navy Blazer Besides Khakis?

Forget what your mom told you, but remember your favorite pants<p>While navy blazers were once the stuff of prep schools and country clubs, the more modern versions can be pretty versatile. We suggest you break out of the preppie paring and rock yours with your favorite jeans everywhere from office …

The State That Lasts the Longest in Bed

See where your home stacks up<p>Want to build stamina for the sack? Move to the Land of Enchantment. According to data from mobile app Spreadsheets—which tracks your sexual performance via your phone’s accelerometer and microphone—people in New Mexico have the longest sex in America.<p>Spreadsheets …

Yes, credit cards are making you a bad person

The cashless society—a world where physical money is practically obsolete—has, in just a few years, gone from a utopian dream to something like an inevitability. In Sweden, a national effort is underway to take the country cashless within two decades. Throughout Africa, it’s perfectly common for …

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America's most popular six-figure jobs

The median household income in the United States has increased slightly over the past two years, but it is still down more than 6% from the start of the recession. As of June, a U.S. family earned an estimated median of $52,100 annually, according to Sentier Research. This means that the vast …

Tightrope: Smart spending sets good retirement path

<b>Hi, Gladys, I was talking to a friend recently and our discussion led to retirement. My friend said that entrepreneurs never retire. His belief is that because we choose our businesses and we enjoy being in business we have a "til death do us part" attitude. I want to retire and I want to do it</b> …

Four tips for teaching your kids how to handle money

Encouraging children to save can provide lasting lessons<p>For parents with young children, almost everything is a learning opportunity, and money lessons can't come soon enough.<p>Recent Northwestern Mutual research found that Americans have difficulty saving for the long-term—they know they need to …

Paying for college: We don't spend as much as we think

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Your Money: Programs to help shed student debt

Corey Nelson, 27, graduated from Michigan State University's law school in 2012 with a plan to work his way out of a six-figure student loan debt.<p>His goal was to work in public service by getting a job as an attorney for the government, maybe on the state or local level, and qualify for a federal …

Did I Participate In A Pyramid Scheme?

How college students like me get recruited into multi-level marketing, which seems to defy the laws of mathematics<p>People dressed in business suits, many of them about my age, began to fill the rows of seats inside a private room at the Proud Bird restaurant near LAX. I was brought, along with a …

Biggest beneficiary of federal tax breaks? You

A USA TODAY analysis shows that a tax code bias in favor of corporations is a bit of a myth.<p>WASHINGTON — "Tax expenditures" — those deductions, credits, exclusions, loopholes and other goodies that clutter up the tax code — now amount to nearly $1.2 trillion a year, the government says.<p>It's not all …

Your Kids And Money: Teaching The Value Of A Dollar

What's the point of an allowance?<p>For Ron Lieber, personal finance writer for <i>The</i> <i>New York Times,</i> it'sa tool to help teach values and character traits like patience, moderation, thrift and generosity. And Lieber, who's writing a book, The Opposite of Spoiled, about kids, money and values, tells <i>Morning</i> …

'Survivors, scrapers:' Why the middle class feels like it just can't get ahead

After years of struggling just to make ends meet, many Americans who describe themselves as middle class say they feel like they are barely hanging on, rather than getting ahead.<p>That’s no surprise, given the years of economic data showing just how hard it has been for many people in the middle of …

Happy Birthday! Or not. Income tax turns 100 years old

It's doubtful most people will notice, let alone celebrate, Friday's 100th anniversary of the U.S. income tax code. But, yes taxpayers, Oct. 4, 2013, is the centennial.<p>So, happy birthday income tax?<p>"Obviously, it depends on your perspective," said Ajay Mehrotra, a history professor at Indiana …

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Eightball, MJG And Rap From Memphis 20 Years On

Two decades ago the essence of adolescence was leaving hip-hop. In 1993, the wild success of cinematic albums like <i>The Chronic</i> and <i>Doggystyle</i> had shown corporate America just how large the appetite for rap was, but the next wave of musicians had something more serious in mind. A pair of young …