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How To Explain Working With Difficult People In a Job Interview

This simple technique will make you sound like a great co-worker.<p>Getting past the first interview is tough. Today, hiring managers tend to interview a half dozen people, choosing the best 2 or 3 for the next round. Making a good impression is a big part of what gets you to the second interview. …

Employment

The youngest self-made billionaire on Earth says his success is less about his own brilliance and more about his employees — and luck

John Collison is the youngest self-made billionaire on Earth.<p>The 27-year-old entrepreneur and his brother, Patrick, 29, are the cofounders of Stripe, a payments company that has been valued in fundraising at $9.2 billion.<p>According to John, who was recently named to Business Insider's list of rising …

Startups

Discover 'hidden gems' in some of the most-visited cities in the US

<i>Sponsored advertising content from Hyatt Credit Card from Chase.</i><p>Road trip!<p>Simply hearing that phrase can send endorphins racing, as it summons images of teaming throngs of Mardi Gras revelers along Bourbon Street or the bustling excitement of an Orlando theme park.<p>But for some travelers, real …

How to respond to ‘Tell me about yourself?’ during an interview

“So, tell me about yourself,” the job interviewer says. Your heart sinks instantly. Here’s how to respond to this question, even if you were hoping …

Employment

Can Intermittent Fasting Actually Improve Your Health? ​

Health bloggers claim that intermittent fasting can boost your immune system. But is that actually true?<p>Intermittent fasting is one of the buzziest diets out there, with celebrities like Chris Hemsworth and Hugh Jackman claiming that it helped them lose weight<br>• Some health experts are suggesting that …

Words and phrases you should never include in your cover letter

It goes without saying that you always want to present yourself in the best possible light when you’re job searching. From how you structure your …

Employment

Why More People Should Use Pre-Tax Retirement Accounts Instead of Roths

Investing in a Roth comes with an opportunity cost that many savers miss.<p>Anyone who's saving for retirement has probably had to decide whether to …

Should You Be Taking BCAA Supplements to Build Muscle? Here's What an Expert Says

Supplements that contain BCAA, which stands for "branched-chain amino acid," sound like something only serious bodybuilders and fitness fanatics take. Often discussed in the context of weightlifting and building muscle, BCAAs can be beneficial for people who are looking to optimize their …

Nutrition

How Much Can You Save by Moving to a Low-Tax State?

State taxes are worth comparison shopping, but a state with low taxes isn't always a better choice than a state with higher taxes.<p>Thanks to recent …

Retirement

What to Expect From the Housing Market This Spring

This spring’s home sales season is shaping up to be the most interesting one in years.<p>The housing market will depend on which opposing force proves more powerful: long-term fundamentals of supply and demand, or near-term ripples emanating from Washington and Wall Street.<p>Most evidence suggests that …

Real Estate

30 Make-Ahead Lunches You Can Pack Tonight

What's one of the easiest ways to feel like you have your life together? If you ask us, it's prepping lunch the night before. In the grand scheme of …

Best Superfoods for Weight Loss

Superfoods build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. But did you know new evidence suggests these …

The Best and Worst Olive Oil from the Grocery Store

Olive oil is as essential to the kitchen as a saucepan or stove. Yet, while it’s always in front of us, we don’t always pay attention to what it can …

How to Enjoy a Luxury Las Vegas Getaway on a Budget

If you’re headed to Las Vegas, you don’t have to be a high roller to get the biggest bang for your buck, according to Babs Daitch, a travel consultant at Yankee Clipper Travel.<p>Ms. Daitch resides in Las Vegas and plans frequent trips to the city for her clients. “If you know some insider tips and …

Las Vegas

The Best Tax Software

In the last five years, we’ve put five tax-preparation software services to the test. After conducting more than 80 hours of research, we’re still confident in recommending TurboTax as our top pick for individuals who file their own taxes. Aside from being easy to work with, TuboTax has a …

The best time of day to do everything, according to science

Wondering if it's better to workout in the morning or at night? Whether you should drink coffee as soon as you wake up or hold off until later? What about how early you should stop looking at screens before bedtime?<p>As it turns out, scientists have been looking for answers to these questions too.<p>You …

Here's What You Can and Can't Eat on the Ketogenic Diet

The keto diet is getting a lot of buzz lately. Are you considering trying it out to see how it makes you feel? We've rounded up a bunch of recipes …

Where to Go When You Find Yourself in Palm Springs

There is a certain cool factor associated with Palm Springs and its surrounding areas. But this legendary destination goes way beyond that classification. It is a place that is loaded with retro-chic history, exciting new restaurants, mavens of fashion, and music by up-and-coming talented artists. …

Easily settle your debts with these 11 money-transfer apps

We’ve all been there. You’re out to dinner with a group of friends, the check for the meal arrives, and to make things easier on the waitress, you …

How to Improve Your Business Writing

You probably write on the job all the time: proposals to clients, memos to senior executives, a constant flow of emails to colleagues. But how can you ensure that your writing is as clear and effective as possible? How do you make your communications stand out?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>Overworked …

The most overlooked tax deductions

Years ago, the fellow who was running the IRS at the time told Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine that he figured millions of taxpayers overpaid …

If You Have One Of Two Britax ClickTight Car Seats, Watch This Video To Make Sure It’s Installed Safely

Our esteemed brethren at Consumer Reports are always checking into products to make sure that not only will they perform as they’re supposed to, but …

The Best Browser Privacy Tools (That Don’t Make Life More Difficult)

In a year when social media giants and governments alike have made headlines for tracking users online without their consent, battening down the …

Google Search

How to Beat Online Price Discrimination

A new study found that major e-commerce retailers show some users different prices or a different set of results.<p>Do you think you can find the lowest …

eCommerce

Gent & Jawns - Let Em Know

Do you really need that medical test or treatment?

For some time there has been a nationwide effort to cut back on unnecessary medical tests, over-prescribed drugs and surgery that doesn't end up helping people feel better.<p>But old habits die hard.<p>Dr. Emma Trejo knows that only too well. As an internist practicing in the South Bay city of Lawndale, …

When Fighting with Your Boss, Protect Yourself First

Have you ever felt like your boss is out to get you? Maybe you’re paranoid. But then again, maybe not. There are a lot of bad bosses out there, leaders who aren’t stupid but lack emotional intelligence. Their self-awareness is strikingly low, they’re clueless when it comes to reading people, they …

It's hot out: 6 top spots for Taiwanese shaved ice

Some call it snow cream, fluff ice, milk fluff or milk snow. In Taiwanese, it's <i>xue hua bing</i>, which literally translates to "snow flower" (a.k.a. snowflake) ice. Whatever you call it, you will rejoice at the cool surprise of Taiwanese shaved ice, especially on a scorching Southern California day. <i>Xue</i> …

Flavors

6 Books That Will Change The Way You Think For The Better

Reading what everyone else reads is good for conversation, perhaps, but it's not going to help you to think differently. And if you can't think differently, you're always going to be a one-legged man in an ass-kicking contest.<p>With that in mind, here are 5 books that you've (probably) never heard of …