Alaa Halim

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Our 17 Best Shopping Secrets for Discount Clothing

Sharing is caring. And also creating more competition.<p>Who said wearing designer meant you had to spend hundreds? We've rounded up 17 of the best discount and resale shopping websites so you can look a million bucks—without spending nearly that much.

7 Steps To Living Your Dream Life

By Laura Shin In 2008, Betsy and Warren Talbot were happily employed, living in Seattle with a townhouse and car. When health scares among their loved ones made them face their mortality at age 37, they decided to pursue their dream of living out of their backpacks for the rest of their lives.<p>Since …

How to make and save money in 2014

Our 10-minute guide to making yourself wealthier this year with wise financial decisions<p>Sore heads, cold turkey sandwiches and lighter wallets can only mean one thing: the first week of January. But spare 10 minutes to read <i>Your Money</i>'s guide to making, saving and protecting your wealth in 2014 – …

Will 2014 be the year you finally fix your finances?

Will 2014 be the year you finally fix your finances? Five New Year money resolutions<p>By<p>Published: 03:46 EDT, 2 January 2014 | Updated: 05:45 EDT, 2 …

Finance

100 Most Powerful Moments of 2013 in Photos

While there were several notable events that dominated the airwaves in 2013, photographers around the globe captured many beautiful and newsworthy …

10 Best Book Club Books For Fall 2013

<i>Originally posted on Bookish by Nathan Rostron:</i><p>Sure, we love the wine and the camaraderie, but the among the top pleasures of a good book club discussion is having a great book to rave about or ravage through lively debate. This fall's lineup of top reading-group-ready reads brings us new novels by …

Coconut Oatmeal Muffins

A bowl of oatmeal is a good way to start the day. A muffin is a convenient way to start the day. Putting oatmeal into a muffin is bringing together …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Happy New Year! If you've resolved to eat cleaner in 2014, we've got 8 recipes for you from some of our favorite food bloggers. (Hint: There's a lot …

Too Many Cooks: Our Favorite Dishes of 2013

<i>You'll be hearing from the staff at Food52 in Too Many Cooks, our group column in which we pool our answers to questions about food, cooking, life, and more.</i><p>2013 was a good year. We worked hard, we aimed high, we cooked our socks off, and we ate well. Really well. So, naturally, we've rounded up …

11 Items to Pick Up at the Market Now

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: There's more than just greens at your local farmers market right now. (But you should pick up some of those too.) Here's what you should be putting into your basket.</i><p><b>1.</b> Citrus …

The financial crisis is taking its toll on the bankers called in to clean house

Bankers don’t usually get much sympathy after the financial crisis and subsequent series of scandals. But bankers are people too. And the human toll on financiers called in to clean up the mess is particularly acute.<p>The latest example of banker burnout is Hector Sants, head of compliance at …

Investing

How to copy a hedge fund billionaire’s investment plan

I realized the pop culture phenomenon that is the activist investor had taken a new turn when a friend showed me an iPhone app at a party. iBillionaire lets you track the investments of “billionaire investors” whose names you know (Carl Icahn, David Loeb, David Tepper and David Einhorn among them) …

Investing

The Secret to Success>>Failing Forward-Mastering A Critical Life & Leadership Skill

<b>Post Views</b> = 19780<p><b>The Secret to Success>> Failing Forward<br>5 Ways to Master a Critical Life & Leadership Skill</b><p><b> <br>Irene Becker | www.justcoachit.com | 3Q</b> …

Public-Private Collaboration Can Make Africa Globally Competitive

<b>WASHINGTON, May 9, 2013—</b>Africa’s economies have been experiencing annual growth rates well above 5% in the last decade. There is widespread optimism …

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Announcing the Winners of the 2013 Goodreads Choice Awards!