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Five best Seattle pho spots — and how to eat it correctly

You’re eating your pho all wrong.<p>You likely turn the broth into a cesspool of sriracha and hoisin sauce. You likely dump in so much basil and bean …

Vietnam

A Walkthrough of Our Weekly Meal Planning Routine

A couple of years ago, I wrote a very popular post called Meal Planning for Busy Families, in which I outlined the exact strategy that my own family …

What to Do About This Scary Stock Market

Recently I’ve been getting a lot more emails that go something like this:<i></i>Dear Mr. Money Mustache,<i>I’m a new reader and I’m interested in improving my</i> …

Stock Markets

The most important step to take to get out of debt is something most people don't consider

Among that 80%, the median amount owed is $67,900.<p>Even high earners such as Kanye West have dug themselves into holes — the rapper recently said he's $53 million in personal debt.<p>While there are many debt-repayment tips and strategies for Kanye and the rest of us who find ourselves in debt, one of …

Considering a Fixer-Upper? 15 Ways to Avoid a Money Pit

<b>By Marilyn Lewis</b> <br>Fixer-uppers are back in style. During the housing boom, few homebuyers wanted to bother with renovation projects. New homes and …

So You Want to Buy a Car…

Car dealerships will make it incredibly easy for you to buy a car. That’s their job, after all. You could walk into a dealership right now and drive …

Target-Date Fund | Investopedia

What is a 'Target-Date Fund'<p>A target-date fund is a fund offered by an investment company that seeks to grow assets over a specified period of time …

Investing

5 Common Habits That Are Undermining Your Happiness

<i>We all have a desire to be happy. It is a part of the human condition to seek joy and good feelings. Yet many of us unintentionally undermine our happiness every day.</i><p>Being a Life and Executive Coach, I see common patterns in people's daily behavior that are keeping them from lasting happiness. Too …

10 Trendy Renovations That Can Boost Your Home's Value

<i>This story originally appeared on ImproveNet.</i><p>There are those of you who remodel based solely on your own interests and others who renovate based on …

Home Improvement

5 Mistakes People Make When Selling a Home

For sale sign on a house | David McNew/Getty Images<p>Eighty-three percent of people view their home as a good financial investment, a 2014 survey by …

Real Estate

12 Affordable Ways to Upgrade an Outdated Kitchen

It’s officially that time of year: the festive season has ended, family and friends have gone, and your home looks likes a war zone. If your house is …

Use These 3 Tax-Reduction Strategies of the Rich

<b>By Brittany Lyte</b> <br>Even more than a house or a top-notch college education, income taxes are probably the single largest expense you'll ever encounter …

Is Buying a Foreclosed Home Ever a Good Idea?

Foreclosures are falling across the country. Real estate site RealtyTrac reports that the number of homes in foreclosure dropped 3% in 2015 compared …

How To Motivate Yourself To Overcome Total Laziness

I'm lazy. That's right. And there's nothing wrong with being lazy at all.To give you context, here's what I mean when I say I'm lazy.If I could snap …

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Dining out has become a major part of American life and with that comes the expenses of dining out. Being able to eat out on a regular basis is much …

The Insider’s Guide To Landing A Book Deal

Top publishing experts share their tips on how to get your business book published.<p>For business leaders, publishing a book can mean greater credibility, bigger sales, lucrative speaking engagements, and other career and business benefits. But “getting a book deal” isn’t as simply as penning a …

Writing

How To Be A Better Friend, Even When You’re Busy

During the busy years of building careers, setting aside time for friends can feel self-indulgent.<p>Get Elisabeth McKetta and Cathy Doggett on the phone together and they can’t stop laughing. Soon they are finishing each others’ sentences about events that happened a decade ago. They met as young …

UC Berkeley

Save a Little Money Toward Upgrading Appliances With Every Use

Even the best of appliances eventually need replacing. You can prepare yourself for the day your old appliance kicks the bucket by saving a little …

Personal Finance

These retirement tips equal six figure savings

Who can save for retirement these days? You can, if you know where to look and honestly assess what you can live without.<p>Recently I had fun with some of my undergraduate students. I asked my entire class to make a list of the wants (not needs) on which they frequently spend money. Answers varied …

7 Tax Deductions the Average American Should Remember

Photo: www.401kcalculator.org.<p>Taxpayers take any tax break they can find, and the most popular deductions reflect the things that as many people as possible do to reduce their tax bills. To remind you of the deductions that are most suited to average Americans, we looked at past IRS data to find …

There is one force reshaping the entire world ― and Wall Street is catching on

There is a hot theory gaining currency on Wall Street.<p>It is a big picture idea, but it explains much of what is going on in the economy and society.<p>It is called technological deflation.<p>Moelis & Co. Chief Executive Ken Moelis was on CNBC's Closing Bell on Thursday and brought it up.<p>According to …