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How to pay less for everything

Over the past few years, in the interest of saving money I’ve cut the cord with cable, nabbed an amazing deal on a top-of-the-line refurbished …

7 weird things money does to your brain

<b>(Alexander Kalina via Shutterstock)</b><p>The emerging field of neuroeconomics helps explain what your brain looks like on cash. It’s not always pretty<p>Lynn Stuart Parramore<p>July 3, 2014 11:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Money is packed with meaning, and it impacts our personalities, …

​Have Financial "Date Nights" to Improve Your Relationship With Money

Few people enjoy talking about money, and it's one of the most common arguments between couples. Financial planner Kelley C. Long suggests that a …

Personal Finance

Is this the perfect investment portfolio?

Like most people who write about finance, I have a problem.<p>My job makes it effectively impossible for me to manage my own investment portfolio. When …

Paul Volcker Slams The Fed: "The Kind Of Stuff That You’re Being Taught At Princeton Disturbs Me"

There is a reason that of all Fed Chairmen since the Fed lost its independence at the Fed-Treasury accord on March 3, 1951 (contrary to the widely, …

The Two Brain Systems that Control Our Attention: The Science of Gaining Focus

I’ve noticed lately that my mind has been wandering a <i>lot</i> so I wanted to see how attention works and how to manage it better.<p>It turns out a lot of us …

The Science Behind What Motivates Us to Get Up for Work Every Day - The Buffer Blog

<i>The following post is a guestpost by Walter Chen, founder of a unique new project management tool IDoneThis. More about Walter at the bottom of the</i> …

Psychology

Hedge Fund Investors Aren't as Dumb as They Look

There's been a lot of discussion recently about why hedge fund managers get paid so much money. 1 Curiously little of this discussion has involved …

Avoid The Dark Side Of Debt: How Best To Take Out Student Loans

<i>EDITOR’S NOTE</i>: <i>This post is adapted from the Forbes eBook,</i> <b>The Millennial Game Plan</b><b>: Career And Money Secrets To Succeed In Today’s World</b><i>, by Laura Shin. If you’d like to learn more about</i> <i>how to take out student loans, decide whether to attend grad school and/or find funding for grad school, the title</i> …

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The Psychological Benefits of Writing

When you attempt to envision a writer, I imagine many of you see a quirky recluse, hunched over a desk in some cabin, crumpled paper strewn about as …

Maxing Out Your 401k Early in the Year May Lead to a Better Return

Depending on how your 401k is set up, you could get more out of it by contributing your maximum allowed amount as early in the year as possible. G.E. …

Retirement

6 scientifically proven things men can do to be more attractive

Every man wants to know what will make him irresistible to women — especially when it comes to things he can change and control.<p>How much time should he spend at the gym? What colors look best? Should he shave? We turned to science for answers.<p>References: Color, facial hair, posture, smile, muscles, …

Muscle

These 7 iPhone Apps for Meditation Make Us Want To Inhale, Exhale, Inhale, Exhale

For just one minute, calm your mind and breathe.<p>Inhale. Exhale. Inhale. Exhale. And one more time, inhale. And exhale. Feeling calmer?<p>You, and …

Top Ten Supplements for Mental Clarity

Maintaining optimum brain health is essential for everyone in order to effectively manage the challenges we face in our daily lives. As we face more …

Every 25-Year-Old In America Should See This Chart

Today, it's increasingly become the responsibility of the worker to put money away for retirement in the form of a 401(k) plan or an IRA — that is, a defined contribution plan.<p>The goal of this post is not to explain the mechanics of retirement plans. Rather, we want to show you the importance of …

How to Reboot Your Finances at Any Age

Anyone can make a fine mess when it comes to finances—whether it's getting into too much debt, tapping your 401(k) like a piggy bank, or buying a …

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FORTUNE — Politics, sex, health, religion, or money: Which of these would make you most likely to head for the loo (or at least top off your glass) if it came up at a dinner party?<p>According to a new study by the deVere Group, a financial advisory firm in the U.K. — money tops the list 60% of the …

The Debt Tax: What Owing Money Costs You

If you’re carrying debts -- from student loans, credit cards, a car note or a mortgage -- you could probably tell me roughly how much you owe and at …

The Science of Facial Hair: What Signals Do Beards, Stubble, and Mustaches Send to Others? | The Art of Manliness

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a yes or no answer to every question of aesthetics?<p>It’s certainly how magazines and pop culture presents things when …

How I Help All My Students to Be Good at Math

A math teacher explains how she emphasizes effort over achievement.<p>As a mathematics educator for the last seven years, I can attest that most folks believe they either are or are not “math people.” And that idea of innate math ability is very harmful to both those who believe they possess it and to …

The Secret to Learning Anything: Albert Einstein’s Advice to His Son

Here comes a fine addition to history’s greatest letters of fatherly advice from none other than <b>Albert Einstein</b> (March 14, 1879–April 18 1955) — brilliant physicist, proponent of peace, debater of science and spirituality, champion of kindness — who was no stranger to dispensing epistolary …

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• Skilled learners go into a listening session with a sense of what they want to get out of it. They set a goal for their listening, and they …

How to Improve Your Memory

There is no such thing as a "bad memory", and anyone can improve their memory, as long as you are not suffering from memory loss as a medical …

The Brain

Work Smarter, Not Harder

You’re talented, you have great ideas and you’re hard working, but you’re often unrecognized, misunderstood and taken for granted.<p>Whether it’s in …

5 Surprising, Science-Backed Ways To Get Smarter Today

Your intelligence isn’t fixed; it’s fluid. Here’s a handful of ways to improve your brain flow.<p>So it turns out that, contrary to what your SAT scores told you, we can actually get smarter day by day–depending on what we do with our days. As Annie Murphy Paul reports, intelligence isn’t set in …

9 Ways to Improve your Ability to Focus

I’ve been obsessed with focus lately.<p>It’s a highly valuable skill in an era characterized by multitasking, smart phones and constant distraction.<p>Your …

The Science Behind Posture and How It Affects Your Brain

I'll confess up front: I have terrible posture. It's been bad since I was in high school at least, and probably for even longer than that. It's one …

Body Language