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CBO Has Shown When The Next 2 Recessions Will Occur

The purpose of this report is to analyze the latest CBO 10-year budget projections and assess the impact on the economy and investment markets.<p>To …

Economics

How Chinese gangs are laundering drug money through Vancouver real estate

Criminal syndicates that control chemical factories in China’s booming Guangdong province are shipping narcotics, including fentanyl, to Vancouver, …

25 skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>With the introduction of far-reaching and robust technology, the job market has experienced its own exponential growth, adaptation, and …

A Family Lives Harmoniously Together in This Captivating Multi-Generational Home

In Sangolquí, Ecuador, architects create a striking Z-shaped home to accommodate two generations.<p>When Raul Ortega wanted to build a home that would accommodate his wife and children, as well as his elderly parents, he turned to Quito–based architecture firm Estudio A0 for help. After much strategic …

Warren Buffett says low-cost investments are essential for the average investor — here's how much it costs to use 8 common investing apps

Investing can be a difficult process.<p>Deciding what to invest in can take hours of research — but before you get to that point, you have to decide <i>where</i> you plan to invest.<p>Billionaire and legendary investor Warren Buffett has long championed Vanguard's low-cost investment options. Vanguard primarily …

Work-Life Balance Is Killing Your Happiness. Here's What You Should Do About It

A lot of people don't like their jobs. Here's how they can do something about it.<p>Here's a true fact of running a business: some people on your team are keeping something from you. It's not that they aren't who they say they are, or that they're not doing their jobs. The secret is that many of them …

Exactly What to Do to Get Out of Your Own Head

"When you get in your head, you're dead." ~ Tony Robbins<p>We all have those moments (or weeks or days!) when we get in our head too much. Our constant …

13 best-selling online classes you can enroll in for just $10 right now

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>With this in mind, Udemy is offering more than 17,000 classes on their site for just $10 each.<p><b>The deal ends on March 14 at 6 a.m. PST.</b><p>Below …

Download These Free Apps to Watch Free Streaming Movies on the Go

8 Free Apps for Watching Streaming Movies<p>Access Free Streaming Movies With These Apps<p>Updated May 02, 2018<p>This list of free movie apps will put …

20 Confidence-Boosting Tricks You'll Love

If you’re self-assured, believe whole-heartedly in your abilities, know your judgements to be sound, and feel prepared for any of life’s challenges, …

11 TED Talks that will teach you how be happier

The ideal approach, however, is far more of a mystery.<p>Thankfully, several TED speakers have researched how humans can achieve ultimate happiness and shared their findings with us.<p>Some of their tactics are surprising, and some are surprisingly simple, but regardless, each of these talks will bring …

How To Start Investing With Just $1,000

Recently a Forbes reader I’ll call Susan emailed me about how to get started investing. Here’s what she said:<p>I just turned 18 years old, and would like to invest young so that I can have life-long investments. I’m interested in investing in mutual funds, and somewhere where there will not be …

Investing

Fix your savings habits, not the CPP

I'm 100 per cent in favour of enhancing the Canada Pension Plan, and I believe the higher benefits that will be paid out in the future are a win for future retirees. But there are others who believe it's unfair to have everyone pay more in CPP premiums to help certain groups save more for …

27 Gorgeous Front Entry Doors That Make A Strong First Impression

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8 Incredible Online Resources for Creative Design Inspiration

<i>Design, whether it’s for print, digital marketing, editorials or websites, requires constant creative juice. But even the most prolific and</i> …

The Limitless Self

<b>"Viscera"</b> <i>Attica, Greece</i> | image by <b>petroskoublis.com</b><p>●<p><b>There is no past, no future. There is only experience.</b><p>The present is the umbilical cord that connects our consciousness with the physical world. For our consciousness everything that is placed outside the present acquires the properties of a …

New graphene solar panels turn rain into clean energy

Solar power has the potential to generate about 40 percent of America’s energy, yet the technology still has limitations. One is weather. Clouds and …

Clean Energy

A Family Goes Somewhere Over the Rainbow

A spiral staircase provides a prismatic path from floor to floor in this London home.<p>Designer Ab Rogers approaches commissions with the élan of a specialty chef, providing clients with what he calls a "minestrone of ideas" in the planning stages, which are then distilled down to the selected …

14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

From Thai to Indian: 9 Easy Ethnic Recipes Your Family Will Love

From Shrimp Pad Thai to Chicken Curry, all of these recipes are deliciously family-friendly, with flavors mild enough for the kids but authentic enough for more adventurous eaters.<p><b>1. Shrimp Pad Thai</b><p>Everything you need for this delicious Shrimp Pad Thai, you can find at your local grocery store -- …

Science Says Eat More Avocados, So Here's a Delicious Recipe for Salmon with Avocado Crema

As if we needed another reason to love the little green superfood avocado, recent studies have found that in addition to decreasing the risk of heart …

A Simple Weekly Mindfulness Practice: Keep a Gratitude Journal

Time required15 minutes per day, at least once per week for at least two weeks. Studies suggest that writing in a gratitude journal three times per …

Improve Your Mind, Body And Heart In 25 Minutes Or Less

There’s always time to incorporate these healthful habits.<p>The holidays are here and we’re all wondering the same thing: Where do we find the time to take care of ourselves? The truth is, there's never enough time to do everything, but there's always enough time to do the most important things. Here …

Acceptance: The Key to a Happy Marriage

We seek acceptance from the time we are children through adulthood. As children we mainly seek approval and acceptance from our parents. However, once we become adults, marriage is often our most intimate relationship, and our spouse is the one from whom we seek acceptance.<p>When I accept my spouse, …

Cook & Chisel: Your 7-Day Calendar

Follow this 7-day schedule of meals and workouts, and then repeat each week for 3 weeks. Click on the links below to be taken directly to a recipe or workout.<p>Men's Health<p>Weekly Workout Plan<p>Do the following routines on their designated days. Every workout uses varying loads, rep ranges, and tempos …

Healthy Eating

Your salary shouldn’t be your only source of income

Millions of words are written everyday about personal finance. Most of these are sensible, but lack the psychological and behavioral aspects that help people break bad financial habits. In the meantime, the advertising world bombards you with great ways to separate you from your money, by blurring …

What to Do With Your Mind During Meditation

<i>By Lodro Rinzler</i><p>I have been teaching peaceful-abiding meditation for 14 years now, and over that time I have realized that there are many misconceptions about what to do with your mind during meditation. If you have ever sat down in a cross-legged posture, began focusing on your breath, and …

15 books to read in your 20s if you want to get rich

However, it can be difficult to know where or how to start, especially if your parents didn't teach you much about money or if you've never taken a personal finance class.<p>The good news is that there are a bunch of resources out there designed to jump start you on a path to financial success, and …

Personal Finance

A new startup claims that '90 percent of our clients see their anxiety decline'

"It started with little things—having trouble making eye contact," he told me.<p>Soon it got worse. Redding, a 28-year-old salesman in Seattle, found himself freaking out during normal, everyday conversations. He worried any time his boss wanted to talk. He would dread his regular sales calls, and the …