Brittany Marie Alexander

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510 Tall Towers in the Pipeline for London

90% of those will be residential<p>More than 500 new towers are currently in the pipeline to join the likes of the Shard and the Gherkin along London’s …

Real Estate

9 people share the stories of how they cheated — and they're juicier than any TV drama

1/<p>1. She was (accidentally) the other woman.<p>20th Century Fox<p>"I was the mistress in a marriage. The guy was an old boyfriend from high school, we …

Relationships

39 Morning People Share the Extremely Productive Things They Do While You’re Still Sleeping

Waking up early has never come naturally to me. One summer in high school, I managed to sleep until 7 P.M., a feat my dad found both absurd and …

Time Management

Amazon executives sat through a brutally uncomfortable 4.5-minute phone call that showed them just how much Jeff Bezos cares about customers

Jeff Bezos takes customer service seriously.<p>That's the lesson former global VP of customer service Bill Price learned during a meeting of 30 Amazon executives years ago, according to an excerpt from Brad Stone's "The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon."<p>When Bezos asked Price how …

Customer Service

9 Books To Read If You Have Depression & Just Need A Little Help Making It Through The Day

As someone who has lived with this mental illness for the better part of two decades, let me tell you: depression is the worst. You don't want to do …

Books

I'm a Vegan CrossFitter, and This Is What I Eat in a Day

I am proof that not all CrossFitters are Paleo and vegans can absolutely thrive and crush their WODS! I'm living proof. I've successfully been eating plant-based for the entire (almost) two years that I've been doing CrossFit, and I have the energy, the endurance, and the muscle gains to prove …

Healthy Eating

The 20 Best Swimsuits You Can Buy on Amazon Right Now

Shopping for swimsuits is one of our <i>least</i> favorite things to do. Between the harsh, fluorescent lights, crowded dressing rooms, and countless unflattering options you have to try on before you find one that fits, it can be overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be. Thanks to all the e-commerce sites …

Clothing

5 Questions Truly Exceptional Bosses Ask Their Employees

Why performance evaluations suck.<p>Performance reviews suck. Why?<p>Well, doing these reviews is like trying to drive forward, while keeping your eyes trained on your rear view mirror. You won't get anywhere. And you might just get into accidents!<p>Here's what I mean: you're hoping that your employees …

Employee Engagement

The 50 Best Decorating Tips Of All Time

Sorting socks, reading <i>Infinite Jest</i>, decorating our homes: Some things, simply put, are never finished. In the hopes of helping you decorate savvily …

Home Decorating

How to See the Real Prices for an Airbnb Listing

Airbnb, your UI sucks. I’m not talking about the pictures and presentation of the pretty homes and apartments I can rent for upcoming vacations; I’m …

Earn 3x Ultimate Reward Points Everywhere for a Year With New Card Offer

We are seeing some interesting rewards credit card trends in 2018, and one of the trends being explored by certain cards is a shift away from the big …

Personal Finance

How to do the 30 day squat challenge – and why it works so well

A month might seem like a long time, or it might seem like no time at all.<p>However long it is, it's enough time to begin, do, and finish the <b>30 day</b> …

Exercise

Shanghai, Beijing set to join ‘Big Seven’ list

THE diverse strengths and developed economies of Beijing and Shanghai have set them on course to join the elite group of “Big Seven” powerful and …

China

Oil, gas drilling in pristine Alaska refuge takes step ahead

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving forward on oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, fulfilling a longtime Republican priority that most Democrats fiercely oppose.<p>A notice being published Friday in the Federal Register starts a 60-day review to sell oil …

Oil & Gas Industry

The ultimate bucket list of travel spots. What do you splurge on?

I was talking with long-time personal finance expert Ellen Roseman the other day for a segment of her new podcast, and she asked me what I like to splurge on. My answer was something that a lot of you might relate to – travel.<p>Travel is consistently one of the more popular topics presented in this …

Personal Finance

Use these scripts to avoid meetings without being rude

<b>Q: I constantly get emails from people who are in town in two months and want to know if I have any availability to grab a coffee: How do I just say no to a meeting request?</b><p>Dear Busy Bee,<p>Learning to say “yes” more frequently to others comes with benefits like a bigger professional network, but as …

Productivity

The Homeowner's Protection Act Prevents You From Paying PMI for Life

What Is the Homeowner's Protection Act?<p>Your Right to Cancel PMI<p>Updated April 10, 2018<p>Private mortgage insurance (PMI) protects lenders when borrowers …

Personal Finance

Threat of condo cancellations looms over pricey Toronto housing market | The Star

This month alone, Liberty Development Corp. pulled the plug on a three-tower, sold-out condo development, citing problems with construction …

Canadian Real Estate

Struggling to Make Sense of Your Company's Financial Data? Here Are 5 Key Financial Metrics You Need to Know

Many CEOs struggle with choosing which financial metrics to pay attention to. While every company has unique numbers based on their own business model, here at five that every leader should watch.<p>Every business has its own set of critical numbers and metrics. If you're a software-as-a-service …

Small Business

How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Google

Waste Management: A Portfolio Essential

From both an investment and business standpoint, trash giant Waste Management offers great investment appeal.<p>Waste Management displays a number of …

Investing

2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn't use the restroom because he wasn't a paying customer.<p>He thought nothing of it when he and his childhood friend and business partner, Donte Robinson, were approached at their table and were …

Justice

Delegation Will Make You a Stronger Leader

Delegation is the sure path to get your company running at optimal efficiency. Here's how to start doing it well.<p>When you're starting out as leader of a company, you may assume you should be good at everything. You're the head honcho of every department and are responsible for the outcomes of their …

Employment

22 New Home Finds You Won't Believe Are From Amazon (They're Incredibly Chic)

Amazon seems to be on a mission to disrupt each and every industry, and the home and lifestyle spaces are no exception. While retailers like West …

Free Shipping

These three core-focused moves will keep your body balanced and looking its best

Nike master trainer Eva Redpath shares three core-focused moves that <b>work the entire body</b> and will have you looking—and feeling—beautifully …

Workouts

The Personal Finance Advice Everyone In Their 20s Should Follow

Typically, our 20s are marked by a number of milestones, including graduating college, entering the workforce, moving up the career ladder, and, for …

Personal Finance

Morgan Stanley downgrades Zillow stock on home-buying venture

Morgan Stanley analysts on Wednesday downgraded their rating on shares of Zillow Group ZG, -1.30% on news that the real-estate media company would …

Real Estate

Colliers acquires commercial real estate advisory firm

Colliers (CIGI -0.4%) acquires commercial real estate advisory firm Colliers International Winnipeg. Terms of the transaction were not …

Real Estate

How to increase hemoglobin: Home remedies

Hemoglobin is a protein found in the red blood cells. These cells are responsible for carrying oxygen around the body.<p>In addition to transporting …

Wellness

WATCH: Black man blocked from entering NJ gym where he’s a paid member — and even the cops are confused

A series of videos posted on Facebook this week shows that employees at an LA Fitness gym in Secaucus, New Jersey called the cops on a black member …

New Jersey