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The Best Travel Websites You've Never Heard Of

In the old days, vacation planning was practically a workout. To land a good deal, you had to keep your eyes peeled for newspaper ads and hit up …

Online

23 Bingeworthy Book Box Sets

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How to Reverse Aging and Become Whoever You Want to Be | Inc.com

In 1978, Ellen Langer, a Harvard psychologist, conducted an important study. She gave houseplants to two groups of nursing-home residents. One group was told they were responsible for keeping their plant alive, and that they had autonomy in their daily schedule. The other group was told that staff …

Self-improvement

How to get free digital magazines from your library

If your library allows it, you can read a huge selection of magazines on your phone, tablet or PC -- all at no charge.<p>Public libraries are so awesome. (Thanks, Ben Franklin!) They let you borrow not only physical books, but also digital content like e-books, audiobooks and -- surprise, surprise! -- …

Libraries

Do you expect service with a smile? There's a dark side to putting on a happy face

As I was walking through the V&A museum in London a few days ago, two statues immediately grabbed my attention. It was Heraclitus and Democritus, a …

9 smart things to buy as an investment in your future

Making sure you have enough wealth through old age used to be simpler. The idea behind pensions was that your employer would guarantee you a set …

10 Literary Classics Every Business Leader Should Read | Inc.com

Biographies of inspirational figures, leadership how-to titles, and management case studies will all give you great insights on how to be a better entrepreneur and leader, but if that's all you read, you're really not getting a well-rounded diet of books.<p>Scientific research and much admired leaders …

Literature

10 things you can learn about money in 10 minutes that will change your life

Below, Business Insider has rounded up 10 quick money lessons that will teach you how to master your money — from how to automate your savings to investing in the stock market when you're not an "investor."<p>Of course, this isn't all there is to know about personal finance, but setting aside a few …

Personal Finance

36 Apps That Will Save You Money

Get the best digital tools.<p>What’s the best way to put your phone to work for you? A team of MONEY reporters checked out dozens of apps (and websites …

Apps

Opinion: Ben Carlson: My 12 favorite (and free) websites for investing information and tools

A great thing about the internet is that it’s opened barriers to information.<p>Investors can now become more informed than ever before if they know …

Investing

Inside Peter Lynch's Secret Formulas for Valuing Stocks

Peter Lynch's Secret Formula for Valuing a Stock's Growth<p>The P/E Ratio, PEG Ratio, and Dividend-Adjusted PEG Ratio<p>Updated March 30, 2018<p>Arguably the …

Investing

How To Tell When a Stock Is Overvalued

How To Tell When a Stock Is Overvalued<p>Some Warning Signs a Stock Might Be Trading In Dangerous Territory<p>Updated October 17, 2016<p>Over the years, many …

How to Become The Best In The World At Your Skills, According to Science

<b>Science says this method of practice will make you exceptional at what you do best.</b><p>When it comes to becoming a world-class expert at any skill, the …

Put Your Savings and Investing on Auto-Pilot

Today's technology lets us automate our saving and investing. With just a few steps, most Americans can be on their way to financial freedom.<p>There's …

Investing

Dogs Use Deception to Get Treats, Study Shows

There is plenty of evidence to suggest that dogs, in addition to looking adorable in sweaters, possess fairly sophisticated cognitive abilities. They …

5 Mental Biases That Are Keeping You Poor

Keys to overcoming these roadblocks to wealth.<p>Our brains are not naturally wired to make the kinds of decisions that lead to long-term financial …

Personal Finance

How to Buy a Home the High Tech Way

More than 80 percent of all homes sold are listing in local MLS systems online. This article is to help you to use technology and tech-savvy real …

Ancient technique can dramatically improve memory, research suggests

Cultivating a ‘memory palace’ can make long-lasting improvements to recall, say scientists, suggesting many of us have untapped memory reserves<p>A memory technique invented by the ancient Greeks can make dramatic and long-lasting improvements to a person’s power of recall, according to research that …

The Brain

Basic Math to Get Rich By Investing in Stocks

It was a bumpy road, with a lot of pain. How many owners, who didn't understand GAAP or the nature of equity investing, sold after seeing their …

Three days with The Dice Man: ‘I never wrote for money or fame'

His 1971 novel was a countercultural sensation, selling 2m copies. But the author, who goes by the pseudonym Luke Rhinehart, has surrounded himself in mystery. Why?<p>When I read The Dice Man 15 years ago, I wanted to know who had written it, and why. It read more like an act of survival than a novel, …

Literature

How to do a free background check online

Suppose a new guy — let’s call him Bobby Smith — moves into your neighborhood. Even before his moving van is unpacked, Bobby introduces himself. He’s friendly and good-humored, and he says you should come over for a barbecue sometime.<p>But there’s something “off” about him, so you decide to find out …

Social Media

How to opt out of the most popular people search sites

Online people search services have been in the public eye lately and are being scrutinized heavily by privacy advocates. These sites claim that they …

Why It’s Far Cheaper to Buy a Car than Lease

Buying a car is probably your first big-ticket purchase. The good news is that if you’ve got a job and a decent credit score you’re not going to have …

How to tell whether you should prioritize paying down your mortgage or investing

While both options have their own unique benefits, the bottom line is either course of action can put you in a better position towards financial independence.<p>However, it's important to note that before you consider either option, you'll want to have your fundamentals in place.<p>This includes having …

Personal Finance

Eckhart Tolle Reveals the Best Strategy to Deal With Anxiety and Depression

We all know what anxiety is. That feeling that arises when we react to perceived threats.<p>Some people experience it daily and intensely. Others …

How to actually do breathing meditation properly to reduce stress and anxiety

You may have heard about taking deep breaths and counting to ten when you’re angry or stressed. You may also have been told “just breathe” when you …

Statistics

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think | Inc.com

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive at the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon is quite simple -- through air traffic control and the inertial navigation system, pilots are constantly …

Self-improvement