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What are mortgage points?

Mortgage points, also known as discount points, are fees paid directly to the lender at closing in exchange for a reduced interest rate. This is also …

Want To Know What Your Coworkers Really Think About You? Ask These 2 Questions | Inc.com

As a leader, it can be hard to get an honest pulse on what your team thinks about you.<p>On the one hand, employees (often rightfully) believe that telling you about your negative traits will impact their career. While on the other side, it's incredibly difficult for us to see ourselves through …

Communication Skills

The 7 Best Business Books I Read In 2017 | Inc.com

Most of these books were published in 2017. One was published in 2016, but I just recently discovered it a few months back. And two of these books won't be released until 2018, but I got my paws on them early.<p>Tim Ferriss released another monster book, as he is known for doing. How Ferriss came up …

Books

21 Things You Should Make Your Kids Pay For

Kids who need money are more likely to work, and working outside the house helps them develop valuable skills.<p>Whether they receive it from relatives …

Kids

Apple AirPods: 9 tips for making the most of Apple's wireless earbuds

You’ve come to grips with the fact that Apple removed the standard headphone jack on recent iPhone models and bought the company’s branded $159 wireless AirPods. Or maybe you received these Bluetooth headphones as a gift.<p>Either way, you'll want to make the most out of these small earbuds, which I …

Tech Trends

6 things great leaders do differently

Great leadership can be a difficult thing to pin down and understand. You know a great leader when you’re working for one, but even they can have a …

35 Things That Just May Help You Go To The Gym In 2018

Whatever your excuse is, there's a product waiting to demolish it.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i><p><i>The reviews in this post</i> …

Shopping

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Country Lifestyle

How to be a better traveler in 2018

Traveling—whether it’s for business, pleasure, or otherwise—is something many of us have to do. But I like to think of it as a kind of skill, too.<p>You know those people, the ones who can hop off a plane in Tokyo with no itinerary to speak of and find themselves in the city’s hippest izakaya …

Nature Photography

All the Five Guys Secret Menu Items You Need to Be Ordering

Five Guys just got even better.<p>December 21, 2017<p>In-N-Out might be my go-to fast food burger joint in college, but Five Guys will always hold a …

Parenting Hero helps parents figure out how to talk to their kids

Parenting Hero is an app created on the premise no matter how many parenting books you read, a lot of that knowledge vacates your brain when faced with an indignant child on the verge of a meltdown. The app, currently available on iOS, takes tenets from the book “How to Talk So Little Kids Will …

Parenting

​The "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" Cast Used This Special Recovery Device To Get In Shape | Men’s Health

It takes a lot of strength to fight the dark side. That’s why when the Jedis—we mean stars—of <i>The Last Jedi</i> had to get in tip-top shape to battle the First Order, they relied on every single trick of the trade. And that includes some high-tech gadgets like this bizarre-looking cold sleeve.<p>The Game …

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

I'm particularly aware of this, because my daughter Eliza is graduating from high school in two weeks. The days are long, but the years are short.<p>I'm trying to hold back the urge to follow her around the apartment giving her little bits of advice and wisdom. To relieve my mind, here's what I would …

Happiness

This 12-time Olympic medalist reveals her ultimate 6.5-minute ab workout that helps keep her fit

Five-time Olympic swimmer and 12-time Olympic medalist Dara Torres demonstrates her ultimate ab workout that keeps her in amazing shape. Torres has teamed up with SHOW MORE OF YOU from Celgene and Otezla — a campaign that is shining light on the psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.<p>To learn more about …

Workouts

The Best Workout You Can Do When You Can't Hit the Gym ​| Men’s Health

This workout is a descending ladder, meaning you will start with 10 reps per exercise and remove one rep per round until you complete the workout at one rep per exercise. This setup allows you to maintain intensity as you fatigue, and intensity makes for a more effective workout in less</b> …

Crush All Your Fitness Goals With These 50 Must-Know Workout Tips

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Running<p>Workout Tips<p>Crush All Your Fitness Goals With These 50 Must-Know Workout Tips<p>Shares<p>Whether you're building up to a 5K, …

The Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Give Them These 10 Things | Inc.com

Think about someone who made you believe in yourself -- someone who saw more in you than you believed was possible.<p>How did they inspire you to stop settling and start reaching for what is possible?<p>They <i>gave.</i> They gave generously. They gave selflessly. And they didn't expect anything in return. …

Parenting

10 Fitness Apps That Can Help Entrepreneurs Stay Healthy | Inc.com

Last year, I was the unhealthiest I've been since becoming an entrepreneur. I spoke more than 25 times at conferences all over the country -- which caused me to eat more fried food than I'd like to admit. It's also hard to hit the gym when you are busy all day with work, events, and a backed-up …

Fitness

6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

Straighten up and balance out your body with these moves.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t …

Yoga

10 Unique Accent Walls That Have Done It Right

One of the greatest leaps in room design comes when one realizes that a wall is not just a frame that surrounds the furnishings and accessories. …

T. Rowe Price Insights - What’s Your Best Contribution Order?

• The order in which you contribute to your retirement accounts can help increase future spendable income.<br>• Aim to contribute 15% of your salary, …

Retirement

10 iPhone texting tips you'll wish you'd known all along

These are the not-so-obvious tips iPhone pros use.<p>If your iPhone ($699.99 at Cricket Wireless) is constantly binging and buzzing and you are continually apologizing for missing texts and not responding in a timely fashion, then it might be time to dig in to some of the features in iMessage that can …

Text Messaging

This science-backed seven-minute workout is all you need to get back in shape

It is not easy to squeeze in time for the gym, especially when you live in a world expected to be in two different places all the time. While this …

The Most Genius Home Hacks We Learned This Year

Let's just say, 2017 was good for our homes.<p>Improving one's home is a never-ending cycle. That's why people are constantly on the lookout for faster ways to wash dishes or smarter ways to fit more into their kitchen — and 2017 was no exception. These are the highlights of what we learned this year …

Pie

How to Maximize Your Closet Space

Ten easy ways to make more room for your wardrobe.<p>Throw Out Clothes That Don’t Fit<p>After tossing the pieces you no longer wear or haven’t used in a …

Clothing

14 Secrets That Flight Attendants Know About Flying

No one has more insider knowledge about flying than airline workers.<p>No one has more insider knowledge about flying than airline workers.<p>To unearth 14 …

Aviation

7 Holiday Shelfies Ideas for Small Space Festive Decorating

Living in a small space can make holiday decorating difficult. While towering Christmas trees and over-the-top seasonal items might seem like the …

Decorations

Upper-Body Workout: Half-Kneeling Single-Arm Dumbbell Curl | Men’s Health

<b>Directions:</b> Perform the exercises below in the order listed for 30 seconds each.<p>1. Dumbbell half-kneeling single-arm curl (left arm).<p>2. Dumbbell half-kneeling single-arm curl (right arm).<p>That's one round. Repeat for 5 to 10 minutes, switching arms every 30 seconds.<p>The dumbbell half-kneeling …

This Smart Seating Saves Every Inch In Your Small Kitchen

There's no denying that an eat-in kitchen has a certain charm. But finding enough room for a table, particularly in a very small kitchen, can be a …

Kitchens

10 Essential IKEA Pieces for Small Living Rooms

From the time I discovered the store, those tiny-apartment vignettes (how three people live in 181 square feet!) were my favorite part of going to …

Living Rooms