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4 Reasons Even People With Excellent Credit Get Rejected

If you're "gaming" the system for more miles, points and perks, you may get declined for additional credit.<p>When talking myths and legends, it’s easy to lump a perfect credit score in with the likes of unicorns, Atlantis and the Fountain of Youth. But in actuality, over 20 percent of the U.S. …

5 decisions that matter far more than buying a house

It never fails.<p>Every time I tell someone that my wife and I are buying a house, we get bombarded with blatantly false financial tropes. "Real estate is a great investment," someone will say, or "home equity is a great savings vehicle." Those are both objectively false — real estate has barely …

Personal Finance

20 of the best Earth and space documentaries to watch on Netflix in 2017

Humans have been gazing up at the stars since before the dawn of civilization. We intrinsically seek to know the unknowable and discover the …

Universe

10 Tips for Buying an Engagement Ring

Not so long ago, choosing an engagement ring required just a few questions: princess or emerald cut? White gold or yellow? These days, there's a lot more to consider when figuring out when, where, and how to buy an engagement ring. Here, the best tips for making this monumental purchase.<p>1. Don’t …

9 Money-Saving Hacks for Amazon Shoppers

For many online consumers, Amazon is a one-stop shop for everything from diapers to television sets. The e-commerce giant is widely known for its …

eCommerce

We Need to Talk About Money: Seven Stories About Personal Finance

I suppose it’s fitting to begin a piece about personal finance by talking about my own situation: I owe the IRS and the Comptroller of Maryland a …

A top divorce lawyer reveals the 3 biggest mistakes married couples make

Elliot Polland has been practicing divorce law since 1968, and he's seen it all, from lovers' quarrels to full-blown implosions of people who wish …

Stop the Smell: How to Clean a Front-Loading Washing Machine

Have you noticed your clothes smelling... musty? Even if you've switched the load from the washer to the dryer <i>immediately</i> after the cycle has ended? …

Cleaning

10 Mesmerizing GIFs of Small-Space Living

When you live life in only a few hundred square feet, a home must become a very fluid thing. Tiny apartments actually exist in <i>four</i> dimensions, and …

Small Spaces

4 ways couples harm their marriage on accident

As I’ve interacted with countless married couples over the years, I’ve discovered that some of the most damaging threats to a marriage don’t happen …

Ten 30-Minute Dates To Help You Connect And Unwind

<b>Life is busy, and it’s hard to find the time to connect together much-less unwind. This is why we’ve come up with ten ideas for you to try when you</b> …

Inside Silicon Valley's Big Pitch Day

Cutting through the reality show vibes, and “Uber for ___” business models, a writer finds a ray of hope at Y Combinator’s vaunted startup showcase.<p>About 90 minutes into Y Combinator’s Demo Day, my grasp on reality started to slip. In an auditorium at Mountain View’s Computer History Museum, a …

Startups

'Accidental Entrepreneurs' -- When a Personal Mission Morphs into a Big Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some of the most successful and inspirational entrepreneurs never set out with the goal of running a large company or employing scores of people. Many are simply men and women motivated to develop solutions to a problem they’re …

Entrepreneurship

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Personal Finance

The 25 Essential Books for Every Entrepreneur’s Library

No matter what stage you’re at in the entrepreneur journey, whether you just launched your first startup or have started several successful …

Here's How You Develop a Successful Business Idea

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

How to Create a Profitable Website While Working Full Time

A comprehensive guide to building a website that is not only profitable, but that you can sell.<p>Most businesses build a website in order to sell products or services. But what if you want to build a website in order to someday sell that website for a tidy profit?<p>To my surprise, that's exactly what …

7 Tips For A Happier Work Life

I am nearing the end of a 40-year career. (And it would have been even longer except that I stretched out college for absolutely as long as my parents could stand.)<p>Forty years of work life has provided me with a few insights.<p><b>1. If you are like the vast majority of human beings on this earth, you</b> …

Sofia Vergara Only Used Drugstore Makeup on Her Wedding Day: Every Product Here!

Even on her wedding day, <b>Sofia Vergara</b> is just like Us!<p>For her lavish Palm Beach nuptials to <b>Joe Manganiello</b> this past Sunday, Nov. 22, the <i>Modern …

36 Gifts for Men That Will Suit Every Type of Guy in Your Life

Whether you call him your dad, your dude, your bro or your bestie, the man in your life is gonna need a gift this holiday — that’s a no-brainer. But what’s not so much of one is what to get him. If shopping for him is a liiiittle tricker than scooping up gifts for mom or a cheap stocking stuffer …

19 Ways You're Wasting Money at the Grocery Store

Are you still spending too much money at the grocery store even with coupons and after reading tips on how to save money while shopping? Maybe that's because some of your own shopping habits are making you buy and spend more. Take a look at our list of bad grocery shopping habits, and get rid of …

Personal Finance

Ten tips to save you money at the supermarket

There are some simple but effective ways to reduce the price of your weekly shop. Jessica Winch runs down her top ten.<p>Many of us out shopping are susceptible to all sorts of supermarket tricks that encourage us to spend more than we need to. Here, we profile some top tips so save you money.<p>10. …

How to Save Money on Your Monthly Smartphone Payment

The price of calling plans is going up. Here are a few ways to save money while maintaining the service.<p><b>Anyone who changed carriers or updated a</b> calling plan in the last six months probably noticed that the cost of service has gotten more expensive. The major U.S. carriers now charge $70 or more …

6 Money-Saving Secrets of Professional Chefs

Fantastic homemade food doesn't have to be costly. These tips will help you cook like a pro without breaking your bank account.<p>Often, the best advice …

'Babies? An impossible dream': the millennials priced out of parenthood

Has the recession created a generation too insecure to have children? Meet the people trapped in financial adolescence<p>Which rites of passage make an adult? Is it being able to live independently, without parental support? Having a stable career? Being married or making a lifelong commitment? Owning …

These are the 65 hottest startups in New York City

But which are the coolest?<p>Pulled from our recently published Silicon Alley 100 list, meet the coolest startups.<p>All the companies on this list are private tech companies based in New York City that have raised venture-capital funding.