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Pennywise: The Millenial's Ultimate Guide To Managing Money

When was the last time you read a book, or a substantial magazine article? Do your daily reading habits center around tweets, Facebook updates, or …

10 Things Emotionally Resilient People Don't Do

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

10 Signs You Are a Hopelessly Ignorant Fool

Your mind is the most powerful tool you have for the creation of good in your life, but if not <i>used</i> correctly, can also be the most destructive force …

Self-help

The Truth about Your Drinking Habits

Is boozing a few nights a week just part of our culture, or a sign of a bigger problem?<p>Chances are you’ve hit a few happy hours and let loose—that is, five or six drinks loose—on at least one recent Friday night. Even if you’re not the club-hopping type, chatting over beers at the corner bar has …

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, …

Creativity

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

Learning

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

Americans Are Getting Less And Less Of Their Money From Their Jobs

Going to work and collecting paychecks isn't the only way to make money in America.<p>"Since 1980, direct labor income has become a smaller share of personal income, while income from transfers has risen," write Wells Fargo economists John Silvia and Sarah Watt House . "This mix may help to stabilize …

Beyond Being Likeable, Become More Highly-Valued

“The way to get someone to like you immediately is to find a commonality. Almost any commonality, no matter how trivial – a shared alma mater, an interest in running, a love of dogs – will get the ball rolling,” <i>Influence</i> author, Robert Cialdini told <i>Reinventing You</i> author, Dorie Clark, notes Judy …

Microsoft To Launch Real-Time Translation Through Skype

He just announced this at the Code Conference in Southern California.<p>On stage, an English-speaking Skype executive, Gurdeep Pall, called up a German-speaking Skype executive, Diana Heinrichs.<p>They held a 5-minute conversation. The first executive would say something in English. Then, after a pause, …

Southern California

How to Enter a Room with Confidence and Authority | The Art of Manliness

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” –Will Rogers<p>Charlie Dresow knew when he entered the courtroom that every eyeball would be …

Your Reputation Is The Most Valuable Thing You Possess. Here's How You Maintain It...

Launching a new venture, getting that new job or promotion, bringing together a team of A-players, securing financing from shrewd business connections that you hardly know… these are all potentially life-changing goals. All of them are attainable only if you have built and maintained a stellar …

Low-Carb? Don't Starve: Veggie Alternatives to Pasta, Rice and Bread

I'm a devout carnivore. Meat is still what's for dinner most days "chez nous." So a low-carb, high-protein diet suggested by my doctor sounded perfect for me.<p>But a few weeks in, I got tired of the same old "meat -- eggs -- veg" routine. Granted, there were a few "fruit" days. And I learned to turn …

9 Foods Doctors Swear By

In my book "Eat it to Beat It!" I tell you what to eat and what to avoid, based on the latest medical research. That got me thinking, what do the …

Big Thinkers on the Only Things Worth Worrying About

In his famous and wonderfully heartening letter of fatherly advice, F. Scott Fitzgerald gave his young daughter Scottie a list of things to worry and not worry about in life. Among the unworriables, he named popular opinion, the past, the future, triumph, and failure “unless it comes through your …

12 Things Successful People Do Between Jobs

Career and workplace experts suggest taking at least one week off to allow yourself to refresh, recharge, and refocus.<p>Cali Williams Yost, CEO of Flex+Strategy Group/Work+Life Fit, Inc. , blogger, and author of " TWEAK IT: Make What Matters to You Happen to You Every Day ," says taking time off can …

Employment

3 Financial Traits Of A Successful Marriage

Having similar credit scores, low debt levels, and healthy conversations about their finances are three big predictors of whether a couple will stay happily married, according to a recent report from credit.com. Couples whose marriages last are more likely to share similar financial habits and have …

10 Signs You Should Quit Your Job

But after time, some jobs may not be worth the effort you're putting in or the negative effects on your health and wellbeing.<p>How do you know it's time to call it quits? Here are 10 key signs you should quit your job and move on.<p>If you continue to refine your skills at work but are bored because …

Employment

5 scientifically proven reasons it's better to be single

Hardly. These are absurd stereotypes of singledom — not the reality.<p>"[Does] getting married result in lasting improvements to mental health, physical health, or any of the other supposed goodies?" asks Bella DePaulo, a psychologist at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the author of …

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FORTUNE — In the ongoing fight to raise the minimum wage in the U.S., advocates of a nationwide hike often refer to a few notable dates to highlight how long it’s been since the hourly rate has changed.<p>2009: When Congress last raised the federal minimum wage to $7.25<p>1991: The last time Congress …

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Finance

5 Kinds Of Brilliance You Didn't Know You Could Have

You know you're different than everyone else in some way, but you've had a hard time putting your finger on it. And it's not that you've got the kind of brain that publishes the next bestseller, drafts a peace agreement, discovers a particle or finds the largest prime number.<p>People think about …

Consciousness

Personal Income Stays Unchanged, Personal Spending Beats Expectations

Personal income came in unchanged, at 0.0%, when economists were expecting a 0.2% bump.<p>Personal spending slowed to 0.4% from a revised 0.6% in November, but beat economist expectations for 0.2%<p>"Weakness in hours and earnings in the employment report pointed to lower wage and salary income, and …

Employment

How To Answer the Question: 'What Are Your Salary Expectations?'

<i>By Melissa Llarena</i><p>Here’s a scenario many of us are familiar with:<p>You applied for a job you want and, after days of anxious waiting, you land an interview to discuss the role and your qualifications. During the discussion, you go over your professional background, why you’re interested in the …

Fired From Subway, This 20-Year-Old Started A Company And Makes A Living Off Facebook And Google Traffic

Most of us think of Facebook as a place to catch up on baby photos, keep tabs on your ex, and maybe read some quirky news about 2013's most important corgis.<p>But, for a small but growing class of small business owners, Facebook is a place to find customers, sell them stuff, and make a decent …

The Build Muscle, Stay Lean Meal Plan

Matthew Leete / Getty Images<p>Bulking up: It’s a scary thought for many guys at the gym because it seems like there’s always a string attached. …

Nutrition

5 Types of Office Bullies—And How to Vanquish Them

Every workplace has a zero-tolerance policy buried somewhere in their employee handbook, but that hasn’t stopped the office bullies. From …

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