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5 hard truths about quitting your job to travel the world

Traveling long term, and embracing the career uncertainty that accompanies it, is no picnic.<p>I would know. In the fall of 2014, I gave up my cushy job as a magazine editor in New York to embark on a year-long excursion with my begrudging boyfriend.<p>Fast-forward 365 days, and we've explored 15 …

The 25 Places You Must Explore In 2016

From Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2016 and Afar Media's Where to Go in 2016.

Cabo San Lucas

13 Super Tasty Recipes That Will Satisfy Your Life In 2016

From BuzzFeedTasty to your belly.

17 housing markets where it's smarter to buy than rent

While the home ownership rate in the US has sunk to an almost 30-year low, in some parts of the country it's actually cheaper to buy a house than rent.<p>Real-estate research firm RealtyTrac analyzed data from 504 counties in larger housing markets around the US and found that buying was cheaper in …

9 powerful habits to develop in 2016

Success is also subjective; if one chooses to live within one's means and owes no debts, he or she may consider him- or herself successful, whereas another may see success in the numbers in their bank account.<p>Regardless of the definition, when we think of successful people, what attributes …

A Yezidi Woman Who Escaped ISIS Slavery Tells Her Story

It is not easy for Nadia to tell this story, and she’s been doing it all day. She’s about my age, wearing a leather jacket just like mine, and her …

These are TIME's Most Anticipated Movies of 2016

<b>January</b><p>Let’s face it: January’s notoriously bad for movies. Maybe curl up with a book instead?<p><b>February</b><p>Feb. 5: <i>Hail Caesar!</i><p>The Coen brothers’ next …

How To Become A 401(k) Millionaire In Four Easy Steps

If it weren’t for the tripwires of human behavior, becoming a millionaire would be a pretty easy path to follow.<p>It’s mostly math and good habits.<p>So when I came across this piece on nowitcounts.com, a website for investors over 50, I saw a clear message: If you save consistently, the miracle of …

Retirement

57 small things you can do every day to be happier and more successful

1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. Imputing evil motives to other people's weird behaviors adds extra misery to life, while assuming good intentions leaves you open to reconciliation.<p>2. Avoid using …