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9 mistakes you're making when doing squats

No.7 is so important

Kelsey Ramsden on how to multitask effectively

Entrepreneur Kelsey Ramsden.<p>Kelsey Ramsden, a serial entrepreneur and consultant who runs three businesses in different cities, explains the art of …

Common questions on Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs)

When kids go back to school, I always get an increased number of questions on RESPs. This week, as a result here are four frequently asked questions …

WARREN BUFFETT: Here's the best place to invest your money

The best investment for most people to buy<p>During Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting in late April, Warren Buffett had some harsh words to say about hedge funds and investment consultants, saying they are often detrimental for anyone who follows their advice.<p>Instead, Buffett argued (as he has many …

One-Pot Italian Chicken & Quinoa Recipe

One-Pot Italian Chicken & Quinoa Recipe<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>40 mins<p>Total time<p>50 mins<p>In this easy recipe, Italian flavored chicken, quinoa and …

Food

WATCH LEARN: Bench Press, Squat and Deadlift Mistakes, Fixed

Photo: Thinkstock<p>It's easy to get overwhelmed by all the unsolicited fitness advice out there, so I'll let you in on a little secret: Muscle-building …

Workouts

How Low Should You Squat?

You probably can't squat better than a baby. It might sound funny, but when you look at technique, it's true. If you have a child, watch how easily …

Workouts

RRSP investors: Why own one stock when you can own them all?

As the RRSP contribution deadline looms Monday, last-minute investors can consider putting every stock in the world in their retirement account.<p>Yes, we know, your income isn't quite that large. However, there are a number of funds that seek the biggest, broadest exposure to the entire global …

How to Reseason a Cast Iron Skillet

Prevent rust and create a stick-resistant surface in five easy steps.<p>If you've had your cast iron skillet for a while, chances are it needs to be reseasoned — meaning it needs to be recoated to create a stick-resistant surface and guard against rust. Expert Mark Kelly, spokesman for Lodge Cast Iron …

How to instantly connect with anyone

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few.<p>It's easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, this ability is under your control, and it's a matter of emotional intelligence …

What should you put in your TFSA?

Learn, save, invest and prosper with My Own Advisor.Happy New Year savers. A new year means more Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) contribution room. …

How to Make Sweet Potato Caramel

An easy, one-ingredient sweet-potato caramel to put on chicken, meat, ice cream, brownies, and more<p>When <b>Brad Leone</b>, our test kitchen assistant, told us that his thick homemade caramel sauce had only one ingredient, we didn't believe him. Because, of course, he was LYING. It has two ingredients, <b>water</b> …

Recipes

12 investing books to read if you want to get rich

"On average, millionaires invest 20% of their household income each year. Their wealth isn't measured by the amount they make each year, but by how they've saved and invested over time," writes Ramit Sethi in his New York Times bestseller, "I Will Teach You To Be Rich."<p>To help you get started, we …

12 things everyone should know before investing

Contrary to popular belief, you don't have to be an expert to start investing.<p>You don't even need to be rich to invest, yet so many of us fail to get started managing our money because we're intimidated or don't know where to start.<p>But investing is crucial. Inflation lops an average 3.87% off your …

How to Buy Stocks: A Beginner’s Guide to Buying Stocks

One of the unfortunate truths is that many people make investing far more complicated than it needs to be.It’s common to treat investing as a mystery …

Galaxy S6 memory leak reportedly fixed

One of the biggest issues in Android Lollipop – which we’ve discussed on our Friday Debate Podcast several times – is the RAM management issue, otherwise known as the memory leak. The issue affects all Lollipop devices – albeit with varying effects on different devices – and on the Galaxy S6, it’s …

How to get athletic legs (without squats)

In lifting circles, the barbell back squat has always been considered the king of exercises. But what if—either due to injury or an inability to get …

Dividend Funds That Don’t Pay Dividends

One of the great ways to boost your investment portfolio is to add dividends. Dividend paying investments provide you with additional income from …

12 Problems That Can Be Solved With Baby Powder

This medicine cabinet staple is handier than you think. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>If you believe baby powder is only for keeping skin smooth and fresh, you're really underestimating its power. Try sprinkling it some on these household woes to unleash its full …

Cleaning

How to Eat Before and After You Lift

Chris Giblin

How To Evaluate A Job Offer

When you’re job-hunting, it’s easy to fall into The Vortex. The Vortex is the energy field that sucks you in like a whirlpool in whitewater rapids. When people are interested in you, especially after a self-esteem drought like the kind many job-seekers experience, it’s easy to get sucked in.<p>In The …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

17 Life-Changing Cooking Tricks

From the editors at Cosmo.com, these kitchen tricks will make cooking so much easier.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through the gap between the …

How to Answer Questions About Your Competition | Inc.com

Your relationship between yourself and competitors is something you'll have to deal with. Even if you try to build a monopoly or be in a market with no competition, eventually you'll get asked who your competitors are. There's no way around this question. In fact, the worst response you can have is …

Business Strategy

The Lost Art of Making Popcorn From Scratch

I never quite took to the whole microwave popcorn thing. Sure, it's easy, but making popcorn from scratch is easy, too--and it tastes so freaking delicious! Even better with real butter! Hmmm, it's better with butter...isn't that some sort of ad slogan? If it isn't yet, it should be. Butter is key. …

Deal of the Week: Do Myrtle Beach on the cheap in the fall

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is the grandaddy of the golf getaways, with more than 30 years of dedicated winter foursomes and "guy getaways" in the rear view mirror. A decade of consolidation in a down economy has trimmed some courses from its ranks, but Myrtle still has a wide and varied …

6 Natural Ways to Whiten Your Teeth

How a Lead Becomes a Customer

Your leads have plenty of options, so how do you make them a customer? Here's how to stay top of mind.<p>Only 25 percent of Internet searchers ever click past the first page of results. So if potential customers happen to stumble onto your site, you're already doing something right. The key is not to …

Online Life

How to Clean Your Mattress {Spring Cleaning}

So this month I am working on organizing and cleaning the master bedroom for my Household Organization Diet. Since the majority of our time in our …

5 Ways to Make Your Career a Success

It is no longer enough to have the college degree, go to the big school, or have the first class contacts to make your career a success. Although …

Employment