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Congress Changed 529 College Savings Plans, And Now States Are Nervous

If you're like most Americans, you don't have a 529 college savings plan.<p>If you're like most Americans, you don't even know what it is.<p>All the more reason to keep reading.<p>That's because, with the new tax law, Republicans have made important changes to 529 plans that will affect millions of …

Retirement

These Are The 5 Most Popular Shows From Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu, According to Science

Unlike traditional television broadcasters, streaming services don’t usually reveal their shows’ ratings to the general public. Though the three …

Children who struggle to focus in class should be given 'prescription video games', neuroscientist claims

Children who struggle to concentrate in the classroom should be given a “personalised prescription” of video games to boost their performance, a leading neuroscientist has claimed.<p>Dr Adam Gazzaley, a neuroscientist at the University of California, says that concentrated doses of gaming can improve …

11 Ways to Raise Kinder, Less Entitled Kids

Bonus: They'll be happier adults too.<p>A friend recently confided in me that her son, age 7, is "such a softie." She cherishes his tenderness but worries he isn't learning to be, in her words, tough. In the current climate of individualism and look-at-me culture, it makes sense that parents would …

Donald Trump just held the weirdest Cabinet meeting ever

<b>(CNN) —</b> Leave it to Donald Trump to reinvent the Cabinet meeting.<p>The public portion of these gatherings of all of the president's top advisers are usually staid affairs. Photographers are let in to take pictures. The president makes a very brief statement. A reporter shouts a question, unanswered. …

Donald Trump

2 Valuable Tips To Help Manage Employees With ADHD

I always like hearing from readers on management issues, as they can provide details and personal insights you often don’t gain from textbooks and business journals.<p>This was how I felt when I recently received correspondence from Kyle Nelson, who had read a 2012 article I’d done on managing …

Employment

Seven Tools to Revolutionize Your Small Business | Inc.com

Marketing technology can often be seen as a black box for a small business, and while marketing tech has been focused heavily on the enterprise, yet companies with less than 500 employees make up 99% of employers. There are many new techniques and terms to know thanks to the generous marketing …

Small Business

10 Ways to Give Your Child a Head Start in Life | Inc.com

There's a saying that children are the future. If you're a parent, or are considering becoming a parent sometime in the future, you should give some thought to how you would raise your offspring to become the most successful that they can.<p>With my 30's creeping up, I've taken an interest in learning …

Self-improvement

Your First $1 Million: How to Prepare For a Business Milestone

As your business grows bigger, be ready to make the transition from entrepreneur to CEO.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’re on the cusp of a business milestone: your first year to post $1 million in revenue. Time to celebrate. But better keep the party short as you …

Financial Tips for Women Entrepreneurs

Women entrepreneurs may have been few and far in the previous decades, but their tribe has steadily increased, and has reached an astonishing number …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

TV Networks Unveil Fall Seasons At 2017 Upfronts

It's a question the broadcast TV industry asks itself around this time every year: How long can we keep this going?<p>The occasion is TV's upfront season, when all the big programmers announce their plans for the next season in glitzy presentations for big advertisers in New York, selling commercial …

TV

10 Fun Indoor Activities Kids Will Love

Shares 135<p>Sometimes it is too hot, sometimes it is too cold, and sometimes it is too wet. What do you do when you can’t send the kids outside to …

Finally, Scientists Think They Know How Lithium Treats Bipolar Disorder

You can't fix something until you understand it.<p>Almost 50 years after lithium was first approved to treat patients in the US, scientists think …

Tesla Begins Taking Orders For Its Solar Energy Roof Tile Systems

Tesla is now accepting deposits for its new solar roof system, offering an "infinity" warranty for tiles that integrate solar power into roof coverings. Installations will begin in June, the company says.<p>Resembling normal roofing shingles, the solar tiles will be offered in a variety of styles, …

Solar Power

How to Pay Yourself as a Business Owner - And Don't Forget Taxes!

How to Pay Yourself from Your Business<p>Salary or Dividends or Distribution? What About Taxes?<p>Updated July 24, 2017<p>How Business Owners Pay Themselves - …

11 Startups Taking Advantage of Business Opportunities in Space

From 3D printed rockets to inflatable habitats, these companies are pushing humanity further out in the cosmos.<p>Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.<p>Even if you only have a passing interest in outer space, you’ve likely heard of the big names behind the civilian …

21 Secret Facts About Successful Online Businesses That Nobody Understands

There are a lot of misconceptions about what it takes to run a successful online business. I find that even experienced business owners often underestimate the time, energy and skill it takes to really succeed online.<p>This post will look at 21 “secret” facts that set successful online businesses …

Small Business

How to Get Started as a Paid Consultant to Companies

When people realize how much you know they'll want to hire you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to the speaking industry, entrepreneurs tend to focus on speaking at events and conferences. It’s the traditional path that is known and understood. Being a paid …

‘Sherlock Holmes of Armenian Genocide’ Uncovers Lost Evidence

For more than a century, Turkey has denied any role in organizing the killing of Armenians in what historians have long accepted as a genocide that started in 1915, as World War I spread across continents. The Turkish narrative of denial has hinged on the argument that the original documents from …

World History

Sandy Hook truther Alex Jones asks for privacy in custody battle ‘for the sake of my children’

Who is Alex Emerick Jones, really?<p>Is the InfoWars founder an intemperate Barack Obama-hating, demon-impersonating conspiracy theorist who believes the government has weaponized the weather and Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl halftime show was a satanic ritual?<p>Or is he a nurturing, doting father, perfectly …

Donald Trump

5 Ways to Finance A New Small Business

Every startup needs to have capital, whether for initial rolloutThe post 5 Ways to Finance A New Small Business appeared first on iamwire.

Small Business

15 Incredible, Edible Egg Salad Recipes

You put SOOOOO much creativity into making beautiful Easter eggs each year, only to toss the whole bunch after the holiday. But here’s a food *reuse* idea that’s as green as spring. Store the eggs properly and you’ve got a real jump-start on delicious hard-boiled egg recipes. Everyone loves deviled …

7 Steps to Tell You If Your Million Dollar Idea Can Be a Billion Dollar Business | Inc.com

Based on my own experience as a startup investor, and feedback from like-minded friends, we all get pitches for at least ten startup ideas for every one new business plan.<p>New business founders need to remember that investors fund business implementations, not ideas. In fact, investors will tell you …

Small Business

How to Tap Into Profitable Business Trends for 2017 | Inc.com

In 2016, we talked about rising business trends, including the growth in frictionless economies for companies like Uber. Its model offered an alternative to traditional (and uncomfortable) cab services, and turned the sharing economy mainstream. For 2017, we're seeing an explosion in …

Small Business

6 Small Flaws in Your Armor That Are Stalling Your Small Business Growth

Your business may not be quite ready to get out on the road. You'll have to look under the hood first.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business for the first time is no mean feat. After you overcome the initial inertia that comes with starting out, you're …

6 Must-Do's for Effective Social Media Marketing

Six marketing experts give their best advice on how to grow an audience, regardless of your budget.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A lot of businesses do social media marketing wrong. They hear everyone screaming, “You must have a social media presence,” but what that …

The ‘feminists should be nice to men’ trope is back. So is The Handmaid’s Tale

Margaret Atwood’s dystopian feminist novel The Handmaid’s Tale has been adapted into a television series. The novel describes an America where a fundamentalist Christian coup swiftly installs a government that excludes all women from civil life. Gender roles become a matter policed by law …

Feminism

Stop! Avoid These 4 Mistakes Before You Put Your Small Business on the Map.

While market saturation is often a deterrent for small-business hopefuls, it doesn't have to be. Here's how to compete.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Imagine you’re a first-time entrepreneur, excited about your product idea and optimistic about the state of the market …