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How to reduce financial risk in small business

While starting your own business can be rewarding, it also comes with many risks.<p>Carmarlena Murdaca<p>D<p>eveloping a solid plan and limiting loans can …

Small Business

JPMorgan Chase Plans To Invest $1 Million To Support Women Entrepreneurs Of Color In Tech

There's big news in the tech space.<p>It's no secret that women of color are the fastest growing sector of female entrepreneurs in the U.S., and …

Entrepreneurship

Stop What You're Doing and Check These Facebook Privacy Settings on Your Facebook Account. I Was Truly Stunned by Mine

It's not quite panic time, but most people will be surprised by just how many apps they've given permission to access their data.<p>In the wake of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytics scandal, and the news now that the Federal Trade Commission has opened an investigation into Facebook's use of private …

Apps

4 Proven Ways Successful Freelancers Achieve More Feast and Less Famine

The ebb and flow of paying jobs is the torment of working independently, until you learn the tricks of wooing and keeping clients.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We already know that the future of work lies in freelancing. From 34 percent in 2014, freelancers will …

Profit

One Trick to Writing a 5 Minute Story, That’s Readable in 30 Seconds

<b>Ever written a long story?</b> Ever checked how that story is doing a day later?Let me guess what you found.The views were great, right? Everyone was …

How Long You Can Store (Almost) Anything in the Fridge, Freezer and Pantry

Is that chicken breast at the bottom of your freezer still safe to eat? How about the mustard that’s been in your cupboard for who knows how long? …

Kitchens

These Are 23 of the Oldest Words Ever Spoken

Telling someone "those eyebrows are on fleek" would've been complete nonsense five years ago. (Maybe it's still nonsense to you today. No judgment.) …

Language

Your Beard Needs Oil

If you aren't using it, consider this an official notice.<p>You shouldn't grow a beard if you can't give it the attention it deserves. Yes, you can equate beard growing to adopting a puppy, and for good reason: A beard needs to be properly groomed and tamed, as well as hydrated and nourished. Beard …

Men's Fashion

What to do with roses in March

<b>Gardening Editor Ruth Hayes prepares her roses for this summer's display</b><p>Cut back roses to about knee-height<p>March is traditionally the time when …

30 (Mostly Free) Things to Do When You’re Bored at Home

Stuck at home dealing with a bad case of the blahs? Before you let your lethargy get the best of you, remember that boredom is a choice, not a …

Living Rooms

How Flipping a Coin Can Actually Help You Make Smarter Decisions, Backed by Science

Why? Because your brain knows more than you think , especially when you're not "thinking."<p>We all have different ways we make the truly tough decisions.<p>Jeff Bezos asks himself one question when he needs to make an important decision. Derek Sivers says, "It's either 'Hell yeah!' or 'no.'" When you …

Self-improvement

Your Personal Power: An Examination

What does it mean to be personally powerful? The generic definition goes something like this: the ability to do something or act in a particular way. Yet we have so many different definitions, ways and thoughts surrounding power. There’s the internal demonstration of power, which focuses on …

Body Language

15 Ways To Decode Your Man’s Body Language

Body language is so important when it comes to social cues and knowing how a person is feeling in a situation. When you are new in a relationship or …

Eat yourself to sleep: the foods that can help get a good night’s rest

Ahead of World Sleep Day next week – an awareness-raising exercise that should surely be renamed World Sleep Night – there has been increased focus on how much sleep we should be getting (more than we probably are) and how to get it. The event has prompted the strange claim that eating two kiwi …

Nutrition

7 Science-Based Hacks to Improve Your Memory

You're reading 7 Science-Based Hacks to Improve Your Memory, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

The Brain

4 Tax Penalties to Avoid at All Costs

Keep more of your money. You've earned it.<p>Like it or not, taxes are a part of life. But while you can't get out of paying taxes, you <i>can</i> take steps to …

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

The Number One Thing You Need to Do to Lose Weight Forever, According to Experts

Want to lose a little—or a lot—of weight? Forget the get-slim-quick gimmicks and magic bullets and follow the advice of these weight loss pros …

Holistic Medicine

Food Heaven Podcast: Cooking With Bae

74<p>SHARES<p>Wednesday was Valentine's Day, but most couples will probably be celebrating their real Valentines this weekend with their loves. Y'know, …

5 Tips for How to Read Faster Without Losing Comprehension

Remember the 1996 John Travolta movie <i>Phenomenon?</i> No? Well, that’s okay – neither do I. But I remember the trailer, in which Travolta gets zapped by …

Productivity

9 ways to manage toxic relatives, bad bosses and other difficult people

Most of us have at least one person in our lives who makes our blood boil or leaves us in tears. Here's how to deal.<p>Odds are there’s at least one difficult person in your life — someone who can make your blood boil and your anxiety flame up. While it may be possible to avoid many of these annoying …

Self-help

6 Signs You're a True Hustler

Entrepreneurship

9 Mindful Ways to Remain Calm When Others Are Angry

<i>When someone upsets us, this is often because they aren’t behaving according to our fantasy of how they “should” behave. The frustration, then, stems</i> …

Self-help

How to Tell Whether It's a Cold or the Flu

Every year it seems to happen, usually around this time. You get a sniffle or maybe a scratchy throat and you wonder, is it just a cold or something …

Public Health

Self Publishing: What and How to Promote Your Writing

Of course, this is all backwards to what a writer should be doing.<p>And some of the absolute worst advice is given out these days as Gospel Truth. …

23 Medicinal Plants the Native Americans Used on a Daily Basis

Native Americans are renowned for their medicinal plant knowledge. It is rumored they first started using plants and herbs for healing after watching …

Chrome will soon mark all unencrypted pages as ‘not secure’

Google’s Chrome browser will soon flag every site that doesn’t use HTTPS encryption. Starting in July, with the launch of Chrome 68, Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as ‘not secure’ and prominently highlight this in its URL bar.<p>Over the course of the last few years, Google has strongly advocated for …

Software

White House wants to change pay for federal workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House wants to change how more than 1.5 million federal workers are paid, emphasizing performance-based raises instead of the current system that generally increases pay based on tenure.<p>Senior officials with the Office of Management and Budget said these changes would be …

Donald Trump

Social Security: 5 Great Reasons to File for Benefits at 62

A few of them may surprise you!<p>If you file for Social Security benefits at age 62, which is the first year you become eligible, your benefits will be …

8 Smart Things You Can Do With $1,000 Right Now

Some of them may surprise you.<p>So, you've gotten a $1,000 bonus or tax refund, or you managed to save up $1,000 through hard work. Great news -- but …