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You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

While serving a humanitarian and ecclesiastical mission at the age of 20, I learned potentially the most important lesson of my life. How you spend …

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7 Inspiring Podcasts That Every Entrepreneur Should Listen to This Summer

Make the most of your summer with these informative and entertaining podcasts.<p>Summer is around the corner, which means beach getaways and family vacations are also on the horizon. While the rest of your friends search Amazon for their summer book list, you should find great podcasts to fill your …

I'm a financial planner, and this is the best advice I can give to people who are new to investing

One of the questions I'm most frequently asked has to do with what's needed to begin investing. Some folks want to know how much money they need to begin. Others have a strong desire to buy a few stocks they heard about. And then there are people who have spent a long time thinking about getting …

Investing

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

MONEY readers—and Warren Buffett—weigh in.<p>There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the …

22 Skills Every Kid Should Have By the Time They’re 10

<i>The following was produced in partnership with our friends at</i> <i>New York Life</i><i>, who are committed to helping families be happy, successful, and good at</i> …

LinkedIn's CEO Just Gave Some Brilliant Life Advice. Here It Is in 1 Sentence

For an executive of his magnitude, Jeff Weiner has never lost sight of what truly matters in life.<p>Since taking over as LinkedIn's CEO in 2009, Jeff Weiner has accomplished a great deal to earn him the title of Highest Rated CEO.<p>He has grown LinkedIn's membership base from 33 million to more than …

The ultimate beginner's guide to trading online

Online trading gives you an opportunity be your own boss, set your work hours, work from home (or the beach), and make as much money as you want without the artificial cap placed on salaries.<p>However, beginner traders often have a hard time understanding how the market works – the information …

Trading

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them)

All kids have the ability to develop mental muscle. We just need to teach them how.<p>Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so …

A financial planner explains how to start investing with $100

You see, if you save $100 in your sock drawer, 30 years from now when you go to check on it, you will still only have $100.<p>Conversely, if you invest $100 in a mutual fund, even if you never made another investment, with a 7% annual return it has the potential to grow to $761.23 after 30 years with …

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9 Ways to Train Your Brain to Be a Better Leader

If there's one thing I've learned, it's that achieving success requires the right mindset.<p>Admittedly, it took me years to realize that success is achieved not over long periods of time, but instantaneously in life's brief, honest moments.<p>I can remember each instance when a thought or belief …

How to Know When It's Time to Quit

It's not called quitting if you're improving your life.<p>Nobody likes thinking of themselves as a quitter, but there's no point in staying stuck in something if it's not accomplishing anything or making you happy. In those cases, it's sometimes wiser to cut your losses of time and energy.<p>If you're …

How to invest with $5, $50 or $100

Investing isn't just for the rich.It is true that if you have lots of cash, you'll have lots of options on where to put it. But if you are just …

Investing

How to Invest: When You’re Just Getting Started

By<p>Feb. 9, 2017 4:47 p.m. ET<p>Wall Street has an odd way of trying to get your business. The dizzying array of investment choices, mind-numbing jargon, …

10 podcasts that will help boost your productivity

Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective — a new approach, a new mindset, a new strategy or technique — that tool is yours forever.<p>And so is your ability to get more done.<p>Fortunately, learning ways to be more efficient and effective is really easy, especially if you listen to the …

Time Management

The 17 Best STEM Toys That Teach Kids to Code (for Toddlers to Teens)

No doubt you've read about the sad state of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields, especially where girls and women are concerned. …

A leading expert on procrastination offers his advice for never procrastinating again

In fact, he thinks of it more as a coping mechanism than anything else.<p>Pychyl is an associate professor of psychology at Carleton University. He's spent more than two decades studying how and why people put off important tasks. Through his research, Pychyl has learned who's most likely to …

Procrastination

How To Escape The Procrastination Doom Loop

When you imagine a highly productive person, you likely think of someone who focuses effortlessly on the job and never succumbs to procrastination. You know, the type who can sit on the ground in a subway station with their laptop and still manage to get more done in an hour than you would in a day …

Procrastination

5 Simple Steps for Getting Started With Gantt Charts

Before you start a new project, it helps to have a roadmap, some kind of clear overview of all the necessary steps and the order in which those steps need to occur. That's essentially what a Gantt chart is. It doesn't matter if the project is a personal one, like adding a deck to the back of your …

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8 Ways to Jump Start your Creativity

Do you wish you were more creative? Even if you’re not in a profession where you’re overtly creative, such as an artist or writer, many jobs require …

11 daily questions that could improve your life forever

In fact, many great thinkers embraced the idea of constantly questioning things.<p>As Albert Einstein reportedly said, "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."<p>Of course, getting into the habit of self-reflection is easier said than …

Self-improvement

​15 DIY projects you can do in one weekend

We all have a bit of creativity inside us, which means all of us can partake in the DIY craze that seems to be taking over the Internet – no, scratch …

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Proven Strategies for Picky Eaters

Frustrated parents are sending their fussy kids to specially designed clinics at children's hospitals. What strategies do the experts there have to improve your kid's diet? Get the dish here.<p>Until about two years ago, 9-year-old Tyler Blatzheim's diet consisted mostly of milk, applesauce, crustless …

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 …

5 Great Toys to Get Your Kid's Brain Tickin'

When your kid wants to watch <i>My Little Pony</i> for the zillionth time, take a breath and substitute one of these brain-boosters instead.<p><b>1. Maker Lab | $20</b><p>…

20 Best Foreign Retirement Havens For 2015

You don't have to retire in the United States. We've identified 20 appealing foreign countries based on our review of such factors as cost of living, taxes, medical care, climate, security and crime, cultural attractions and hospitality, and ease of return to the U.S. Not all score high on all of …

4 Books That Changed Business Leaders’ Lives

Why a fairy tale inspired a highly successful approach to leadership.<p>The average American read 12 books in 2015, according to findings from the Pew Research Center.<p>Reading for pleasure, according to Dr. Josie Billington, deputy director of the Centre for Research into Reading at the University of …

Six Expensive Home Repairs You Can Avoid With a Little Maintenance

The cost of owning a home goes well beyond the price you paid for the house itself. When something breaks, you have to fix it, and those repairs can …

The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

These S&P 500 stocks offer handsome yields and stability, sure. But many of them pack a total-return punch, too.<p>With the market not far off all-time …