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This is the book you need to read about how rich people and corporations shield their money from the taxman

Gabriel Zucman is an assistant professor of economics at the University of California (Berkeley) and the author of “The Hidden Wealth of Nations,” a book from the University of Chicago Press describing how individuals and businesses stash literally trillions of dollars off shore to avoid taxes. He …

'Cinderella' remake offers some of that old Disney magic, reviews say

Following in the footsteps of the revisionist fantasy "Maleficent," Disney's new "Cinderella" movie has arrived — clad in glass slippers, of course — as the studio's latest live-action fairy tale.<p>But while "Maleficent" turned "Sleeping Beauty" on its head by telling the villainess' side of the …

5 Caribbean Resorts Made for Families

<i>tinyfroglet / Flickr</i><p>Planning a vacation that makes everyone in your family happy can be a challenge. Every family member has different hobbies and interests, and what constitutes "fun" can be entirely different from one person to the next.<p>This is especially true when it comes to kids. Depending on …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

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3 Retirement Rules Of Thumb That Really Work

(<i>This article previously appeared on RealDealRetirement.com</i>.)<p>We’re always told not to rely on rules of thumb for retirement planning. They’re too general, have too many exceptions and produce less-than-optimal results. All of which is true.<p>And yet, rules of thumb can also be helpful, especially if …

3 Super Effective Ways to Start Your Business Pitch | Inc.com

Pitching business ideas is becoming more of an art. Given how easy it is to get distracted, entrepreneurs must learn the best ways to captivate their audience from the start. To do this, there are some strategies that have been proven to work. No single one is best, so it is important to understand …

To-Do List Hacking: A Radical Way to Plan Out Your Day

How do you first begin your to-do list in the morning? Do you write down the deadlines you have coming up? The people you need to email? The stuff …

The Unspoken Leadership Skill You Need to Survive | Inc.com

Recently, I attended the Inc. 5000 conference, where I conducted a session on skills for moving an agenda. To open, I asked the group if any of them had good ideas that they've successfully implemented. One colleague and entrepreneur from Texas told the story of having a great idea, but not having …

3 Ways To Be Happier At Work

There’s a common belief that you will be happy when you are successful, but the reverse is actually true.<p>Scott Crabtree spent 24 years climbing the ladder in the gaming and software industries, eventually leading his own engineering team at Intel. And after observing life at companies big and …

The Physics of Productivity: Newton's Laws of Getting Stuff Done

In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published his groundbreaking book, which described the three laws of motion and redefined the way the world looked at …

60 Ideas for Summer Relaxation

Sixty simple ways to kick back and relax this summer.<p>Recapture the kid in you -- the one who lived on two wheels -- with brand-new bicycles (and baskets and bells ) that have old-school style. Get back on the bike with these cycles that revive classic designs -- and our passion for pedaling.

Work on Your Passion Project for 90 Minutes Every Day for 90 Days

It's difficult to make time for passion projects in your busy life. The trick is to turn that passion project into a habit, says author Robin Sharma, …

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You're Not Sleeping Properly. Here's A Guide On The Best Sleeping Position

Do you get plenty of sleep at night but still feel tired in the morning?<p>It might be due to low quality sleep.<p>Tossing and turning in the bed, and …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

The 17 Fastest Ways To Get Ahead In Your Career

In a Quora thread titled, "How Can I Accelerate My Personal Growth?" users discussed how they get ahead in their working lives.<p>Here are 17 of the most practical pieces of career advice we found.<p><b>1. Determine what you have to offer.</b> As Abraham Lincoln says, "Whatever you are, be a good one." Before …

14 Inspirational Books That Can Change Your Life

I've spent my whole career in the book business, and I wouldn't want it any other way. So many people have a book inside them (at least one) and as a …

Getting Over Procrastination

Want to hear my favorite procrastination joke?<p>I’ll tell you later. Piers Steel, a psychologist at the University of Calgary, has saved up countless such lines while researching the nature of procrastination. Formerly a terrible procrastinator himself, he figures a dose of humor can’t hurt. It’s …

20 Habits That Will Make You Highly Successful

<i>The most successful people in the world</i> are the most motivated – correct?<p>Not entirely.<p><i>It isn’t motivation that creates success, but habit and action</i>. …

Home Automation with Smart Accessories

Since the dawn of apps, technology to make you and your home smarter has come a long way, adding convenience to your life with just the tap of your finger on a smartphone. Now there’s an app that manages your smart accessories without you lifting a finger. And that means home automation is easier …

The Problem with the "Quick Weight Loss" Diet Plan

And how to lose weight the healthy way.<p>Juice cleanses, Atkins, elimination diets, and the mythical "lose ten pounds in two weeks" diet plan. You could probably think of a dozen more options that trainers and fitness gurus have praised as *the* game-changing diet and fitness regimen, but which of …

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Investing Basics: Building A Portfolio

Retirement investors often hear that they should build a portfolio, rather than picking stocks based on tips and gut feelings. Easy to say and, for a long time, it was hard to do.<p>Pension funds and universities really understand portfolio building, as do many wealthy individuals. For all the blather …