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The 1-Page Financial Plan: 10 Tips for Getting What You Want From Life

Carl Richards is well-acquainted with money-mistakes — not only because of his work as a certified financial planner, but also because of his personal experience.<p>During the last housing bubble, Richards moved to a new city, was swept up by the frothy housing market and bought a $575,000 house — …

16 interview questions that are designed to trick you

<b>• Interview questions are often designed to test candidates.</b><p><b>• Some of these questions are obviously difficult, while others are more subtle traps.</b><p><b>• Business Insider spoke to two career experts who listed some especially tricky questions to watch out for and how to answer them.</b><p>Savvy hiring managers …

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Retirement: 5 Ways Money Makes Money

Saving for retirement is hard work, especially starting out. It’s no picnic to sock money away you might spend instead.<p>But you have to do it, and the earlier the better. Getting started with retirement saving and investing is common sense, but the really important part is starting early.<p>Why? …

Worst Habits For Your Mental Health

Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control—the death of a loved one, a job loss, or financial troubles. But the small choices you …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

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Six Good Reasons To Reject A Resume

The job market is not the friendliest. It’s still pretty brutal for a lot of people. Employers are quite delusional in the composition of their Help Wanted ads. The good news is that we know that underneath all that keyword-encrusted bluster, they actually need people to run their shops. They can’t …

FCC Chairman Dismisses Verizon’s Defense Of Throttling High-Bandwidth Customers

Verizon announced in late July that it would start throttling the 4G data speeds of customers on unlimited data plans who are among the top 5 percent of their users when it comes to consumption of mobile data, and were “connected to cell sites experiencing heavy demand.”<p>The FCC wasn’t too pleased. …

4 Signs You're About To Fail

Recently after a speaking engagement (where I spoke about using online tools and social media to build your brand and become an “e-lebrity” – yep, that’s a real term we use), I was invited to stick around to hear the event’s closing remarks from co-founder of Camp Gladiator, Jeff Davidson.<p>In the …

5 giant companies that are screwing the American taxpayer

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>Walgreens is just one of many companies trying to renounce their corporate citizenship<p>Dave Johnson<p>July 22, 2014 12:30pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Corporations get enormous benefits that regular “persons” do not. One of the biggest is limited liability. This …

​The 10 Worst Things About Building A New Gaming PC

Building a gaming PC can be difficult and stressful. There are a thousand things that could go wrong, and any one of them could wind up costing …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

Employees Who Stay In Companies Longer Than Two Years Get Paid 50% Less

The worst kept secret is that employees are making less on average every year. There are millions of reasons for this, but we’re going to focus on one that we can control. Staying employed at the same company for over two years on average is going to make you earn less over your lifetime by about …

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Quit Picking Your Skin — For Good

The whole process starts innocently enough: You notice the zit that's been brewing on your cheek is really starting to come in strong, so you give it …

Best and Worst Terms for Your Résumé

In a recent CareerBuilders survey, over 2,200 hiring managers were asked to rank the terms they typically see in resumes as good or bad terms to use. The results are worth noting if you are currently submitting résumés for job opportunities.<p><b>The 15 Best Résumé Terms</b><p>These are the 15 terms those …

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in debt, and by the time I …

How the rich stole our money — and made us think they were doing us a favor

<b>Donald Trump, Mitt Romney, Lloyd Blankfein (lev radin via Shutterstock/Reuters/Steve Marcus/Jim Young/Salon)</b><p>Pushing people toward stocks, real estate and credit cards have all come at a cost — and with one goal in mind<p>David Atkins<p>May 4, 2014 10:59am (UTC)<p>If you've paid attention to the economy over …

How to reduce the pain of a bad memory

American psychologists find that focusing on the contextual elements of a bad memory helps to reduce the pain it causes<p>Scientists in America claim they have found a simple technique people may use to reduce the emotional impact of bad memories.<p>The researchers at the Beckman Institute at the …

You will be shocked at how ignorant Americans are

<b>(Wikipedia)</b><p>What Americans don’t know and don’t understand is an obstacle to progress<p>Marty Kaplan<p>November 6, 2013 1:29pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>If you think the widening chasm between the rich and the rest spells trouble for American democracy, have a look at the growing …

Top 10 Computer Tricks Every Geek Should Know

We’ve talked before about the things every computer user should know how to do, but we geeks are special: we want to go above and beyond, to explore …