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The Average Cost of 57 Common Home Maintenance Projects

Some home maintenance projects are surprisingly affordable, and others are staggeringly expensive. If you’re a new homeowner, it can be tough to …

Home Improvement

Top 8 Weight Training Exercises to Build Muscle at Home

The best weight training exercises to build muscle are compound exercises that affect multiple muscle groups. Exercises like the squat, deadlift or …

Workouts

16 Eco-Friendly Fashion Brands That Are (Stylishly) Saving the Planet

We've long proven that style and sustainability can happily co-exist, but we'd never turn down an opportunity to spotlight the designers who are …

Everwise, A Mentoring Matchmaker, Raises $8 Million

Everwise, a New York-based company whose online service connects executives willing to volunteer their time with people looking for mentorship — from new entrepreneurs, to budding sports coaches, to people looking to rise through the ranks of Fortune 500 companies — is taking the wraps off the …

The 25 Best Abs Exercises

Refresh your workout with these ab exercises<p>Nothing says fit like a washboard stomach. But scoring high-definition abs isn't as easy as cranking out crunch after crunch. To sculpt a stronger, more chiseled core, you need the best ab workout to work the two dozen muscles between your hips and your …

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new …

Infographic: Housing Expectations for 2015

The information in this infographic comes from a video of NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talking about his 2015 housing market expectations. He …

House Prices

Discover the best 5-smart-home-materials-you-need-know-about on Dwell - Dwell

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Home Tours

Holograms: The Next Big Thing in Real Estate Marketing?

Forget a virtual tour – how about a hologram to market a listing?<p>That’s just what real estate developer Extell did to market One Riverside Park, a …

8 surprising real-estate tips

Looking to buy a home? It’s better to be on a “Way” than a “Street,” pick a female real-estate agent and try to be close to a Starbucks.<p>That’s the …

Why a Personal Website Is Your Best Asset (and How to Make It Not Suck) | Inc.com

I see a lot of résumés--from friends, prospective FinePoint collaborators, and associates. A résumé is great, but it's static--it signifies only one page of who you are as a person.<p>Nobody can or should be reduced to a page, especially in this age of multiple careers and diverse interests. …

Business Development

How the 'Internet of Things' will impact consumers, businesses, and governments in 2016 and beyond

For more than two years, BI Intelligence has closely tracked the growth of the IoT. Specifically, we've analyzed how the IoT ecosystem enables entities (i.e. consumers, businesses, and governments) to connect to, and control, their IoT devices in 16 environments, including manufacturing, the …

Internet of Things

8 Futuristic Home Improvements You Can Buy Right Now

Although WELL is in its nascent stages, the posh amenities it requires can already be found in real-estate conglomerate CBRE's headquarters in Los Angeles; LYFE Kitchen, a health-food chain with locations in Chicago and California; Las Vegas' MGM Grand; and downtown L.A.'s forthcoming mixed-use …

Getting Rich After 50 Isn't Nearly As Hard As It Sounds -- Seriously

Author Steve Siebold claims getting rich after 50 is easier, not harder.<p>Everyone dreams of getting rich and if you're in your 50s or older and getting by in your career and don't have a lot <b>saved for retirement</b>, becoming a millionaire over the next five years doesn't have to be a fantasy. All it …

Seal the Deal: Using Content to Nurture Real Estate Leads

One of the hardest parts of the real estate business is converting leads into customers. With long sales cycles and complex decision-making …

Marketing

How To Embrace Failure In Order To Become Successful

“If you’ve never failed, you’ve never tried anything new.” Albert Einstein said that. He was considered a failure from an early age, not speaking until he was nearly four years old, and not speaking fluently until he was 12. His teachers thought he wouldn’t amount to much.<p>However, Einstein didn’t …

Train Your Brain Using the Navy SEAL Mental Toughness Program

If our environment is extreme in nature, complete with chaos, stress and panic, how do we live with or manage the fear and stress? The answer may exist in the groundbreaking neuroscience research that helped the Navy SEALs control their extreme environment through a mental toughness program. …