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A Household Spending Plan to Save for Retirement | Investopedia

“I’m Too Busy to Plan for Retirement”<p>Like all of us, you’re busy. Retirement is a fuzzy, distant event that has nothing to do with shuttling the kids …

Personal Finance

11 Recipes All Parents Should Have in Their Repertoire

Picasa<p>There are recipes that every family loves every time, the ones that always get passed on to friends. These are mine — the easiest, freshest, …

The Ultimate Guide to Positive Personal Habits

43 years of accumulated wisdom about the personal habits of highly successful people, shared in 158 reflections and 7 categories

7 Things You Need to Give Up to Be Happy

Is it just us, or does it feel like life has the accelerator pedal to the metal right now? We're all propelling forward at the craziest of speeds …

The Best Fruit-Infused Detox Waters You Can Make at Home

Give your H20 the spa treatment.<p>When it comes to skin, you are what you drink. It's all in the H-2-0. And if you don't believe us, just look how drinking three liters of water a day transformed this woman's complexion in just four weeks. Alas, bringing yourself to drink that much water in 24 hours …

Detox

If You Want to Quit Complaining, Practice These 2 Powerful Daily Habits

Change your mindset with the same hacks used by Will Smith, Muhammed Ali and Oprah.<p>There was a time not too long ago when I complained so much my younger brother called me out. I had started to believe all the untrue stories my mind had created over the years. I was 26, and living a life that did …

10 Tiny Snacks That Won't Ruin Your Kids' Dinner

These mini snacks will silence rumbly tummies just enough to get you to dinnertime without a meltdown.<p>The Snacking Hour<p>As every busy parent knows, …

Healthy Eating

Waiter Gets Massive Tip After Being Kind To A Grieving Widow

"When people smile, I feel better. It lightens my world."<p>Little did Kasey Simmons know that his small act of kindness would be repaid in a very big way. The 32-year-old Dallas-area resident was at a Kroger grocery store last week when he saw a woman looking upset. Simmons tried to cheer her up with …

Denmark has figured out how to teach kids empathy and make them happier adults

Empathy, or the ability to read another person’s emotions, is a critical life skill. Many fear children are losing it—and that they’ll be less happy as adults as a result.<p>A University of Michigan study of nearly 14,000 college students found that students today have about 40% less empathy than …

Cauliflower Benedict

Cauliflower hash brown patties = #brunchgoals.<p>Directions<p>Make Cauliflower Patties: Grate cauliflower on a box grater until shredded. Add to a medium …

Make It Now, Freeze It for Later: 5 Recipes to Get You Through Back-to-School Madness

Brian Kennedy, 2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.<p>With ever-mounting homework assignments and after-school activities, who has …

4 Adorable Birthday Party Themes for Girls

Cupcake Bake Shoppe Party<p>Nothing says "birthday party" like cupcakes. Host a cupcake bake shoppe-themed party for your little baker and her sweet …

11 Fruits and Veggies You Can Freeze for Later

If your fruit or vegetable garden flourished this summer (or if you’ve made frequent trips to the farmer’s market), you might have more tomatoes, …

It’s the increasingly fashionable approach, with an emphasis on baby-wearing, co-sleeping and long-term breastfeeding. But does it make for happier, better children?<p>In a family home in picture-pretty Oxfordshire, four women and seven toddlers are, respectively, drinking tea and causing chaos. The …

Parenting

Bear is a beautiful writing app for crafting notes and prose

<i>BetaList features the newest startups. Today, we take a closer look at a beautiful writing app for crafting notes and prose. Submit your startup to get featured too.</i><p>What is Bear?<p>Bear allows you to write everything from quick ideas to essays and even books, then send your work to just about anywhere …

Writing

Eight great tricks for reading people's body language

Body language provides an amazing amount of information on what other people are thinking if 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 …

Why You Should Have Sex With Your Partner Every Day

There's a great deal of research suggesting that having sex every day (or almost!) with your partner is great for body and mind. The widely reported benefits of daily sex in a good relationship include: Lower levels of stress, better sleep, greater relationship happiness, healthier pelvic floor …

How to turn your life around before the end of 2016

June is a particularly productive time for me to work on my dreams. Here in Australia it’s winter. It’s hard to get up in the mornings when it’s …

Motivation

This Type of Parenting Can Cause Depression in Children

New research reveals that pushy parents are putting youngsters at risk of developing depression.<p>As a parent, finding the right balance between …

National University of Singapore

How Jealousy Is Ruining Your Relationship

Fact: "Jealousy is never part of a healthy relationship," says Lesli Doares, marriage coach and author of <i>Blueprint For A Lasting Marriage</i>. So, could jealously be ruining your relationship? Look for these five signs to see.<p>You also can't keep your sneaky hands off his computer, pockets, and car. In …

How Seesaw accidentally became a teacher’s pet at 1/4 of US schools

It began as just another photo sharing startup founded by a Facebook exec. It ended up in 200,000 classrooms from kindergarten to 12th grade in 25,000 schools across 100 countries. All because of one truism: When a student’s audience is the world, they want their work to be good. When their …

5 Key Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I sat down to write my book, <i>An American Hedge Fund</i> (which I now make free to the public), I wrote it with one key goal in mind, to provide entrepreneurs like me with access to the information they need to be as successful as …

6 Toxic Relationship Habits Most People Think Are Normal

/ Aug 15, 2013<p>There’s no class in high school on how to not be a shitty boyfriend or girlfriend. Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality …

Documentaries

The Top 50 Cities To See In Your Lifetime

Buena Vista Images via Getty Images<p>With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone to the community of travelers at minube.net with a simple goal: find the greatest destinations on Earth. From the great ancient capitals to the modern …

27 Most Common Job Interview Questions and Answers | Inc.com

While some job interviewers take a fairly unusual approach to interview questions, most job interviews involve an exchange of common interview questions and answers. (Including some of the most often-asked behavioral interview questions.) Here are some of the most common interview questions, along …

Employment

The Best Self-Help Books for the Summer of 2016

Our nation has a sort of embarrassing and very consuming addiction: self-help books. From <i>The Power of Now</i> to <i>The Artist's Way</i> to the <i>7 Habits</i>, we are bingers of how-to. The last time I checked, Forbes.com reported that Americans spend a whopping 11 billion on self-help books every year.<p>And summer is …

Wisdom from a ‘vegetable butcher’ can get you through farmers market season

I’m sure this has happened to you: You spy some piece of produce that looks great and interesting at the market (farmers, super or otherwise), and then you get home and think, “What the heck do I do <i>now</i>?”<p><i>[Make the recipe: Eggplant Steaks With Salsa Verde]</i><p>Cara Mangini knows you well, because you’re …

Recipes

The Parenting Cliché I Cannot Stand

At the start of Lent this year, I was the sleep-deprived mom of a 3-month-old baby. I published a Facebook status that said, "For Lent, I'm giving up sleep. #newmom."<p>Funny, right?<p>It got 45 likes and several comments from commiserating and empathetic mommies and daddies, saying "Amen!" or "Piece of …