Vincent Solomon

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7 challenges smart people choose to overcome

It’s truly fascinating how smart, successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and …

Self-improvement

The 10 Best Father’s Day Gifts for New Dads

Trying to find Father’s Day gifts for the new dad can be tough. He might try to play his newfound fatigue off with goofy Instagram stories and praise …

You could get an extra $1,000 back in your tax refund with this little-known tax credit

Believe it or not, the government will pay you to save.<p>I'm serious. Check this out.<p>It's called the Saver's Credit, and it's one of the most valuable tax credits available. But sadly it's one of the most overlooked.<p>If you're a low- or middle-income worker, you can take this tax credit if you …

Much of the modern world is explained by one population spike

We like to think of the story of human growth as a single, long ascent. In fact, it’s a solitary spike. The population growth rate hovered just above zero for more than 10,000 years. Only after something happened in the 1700s did the growth rate begin to climb, and climb, and climb.<p>With the …

Geography

These 2 Stocks Have Doubled Investors' Money in a Year

Investors often dream of doubling their returns in a short time, but the stocks that do so can be tough to find. Let's take a look back at two lesser-known tech stocks that quietly doubled over the past year, and whether or not they have room to keep running.<p>Image source: Getty Images.<p><b>Coherent</b> …

8 Tough Exercises For Your Abs That Won't Hurt Your Back

Let crunches be bygones. According to an editorial in <i>Navy Times</i>, the U.S. Navy is making moves to banish the traditional situp from their …

How to keep bananas fresh, spread hard butter, and make perfect pasta: 11 food hacks you need to know

Juicy lemons, soft ice cream, fresh bananas and more – these quick and easy food hacks will make your life easier and mean you spend far less time in the kitchen.<p>Fry your pasta<p>Harold McGee, author of An Encyclopedia of Kitchen Science, History and Culture, suggests cooking pasta in pot of boiling …

Tip: Make Your Own Healthy Mayo

It's easy, it tastes better, and it's much better for you. Get the simple recipe here.<p>The Mayonnaise Scam<p>Once upon a time, everyone made their own …

What is the Best Way of Lowering High Property Taxes?

Resort to the appeals approach<p><i>Every week, Mansion Global poses a tax question to real estate tax attorneys. Here is this week’s question.</i><p><b>Q: What is</b> …

10 Great Stocks for the Next 10 Years

Warren Buffett aims to hold stocks “forever.” We’re a bit less patient. But we like playing the long game: picking a few solid companies, sticking …

Investing

These 3 Stocks Are Surprisingly Cheap

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Typically, when investors think of "cheap stocks," images of beaten-down value plays come to mind. But there's more than one way to catch a cheap stock by the tail.<p>Surprisingly, today's cheapest stocks are masquerading as expensive growth stocks. Once we take future …