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Grilled Clams with Chorizo

4 Servings<p>We're big fans of dipping the grilled bread in the garlic butter sauce. We won't judge you if it dribbles down your chin a bit.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>1 head of garlic, cut in half, horizontally<p>2 links of fresh Mexican-style chorizo (about 8 oz.)<p>24 cherrystone …

Seafood

Garganelli with Crab and Broccolini

4 Servings<p>The subtle flavor of broccolini is a good match for sweet crabmeat.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons olive oil<p>4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced<p>¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>1 bunch large broccolini or Chinese broccoli (about 8 oz.), chopped<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black …

Seafood

Easy Lemon Garlic Chicken Breasts

One of my friends was recently asking me for some <b>easy weeknight dinner ideas</b>.<p>I described a few of the things I usually make--like these <b>Easy Lemon</b> …

blue sky bran muffins

I am likely the last person in New York City to learn about Blue Sky Bakery muffins, and it’s all my fault because I wasn’t paying attention. Why …

10 Surefire Ways to Earn Passive Income

Everyone wants to make more money, but very few want to work more hours. The best way to work less and make more money is to learn how to generate …

dijon and cognac beef stew

I don’t mean to shock you, I mean, I do hope you’re sitting down for this, but it turns out that when I asked my husband to choose between a …

Homemade Chocolate Hazelnut Crackers

After brunch last week, Eugene and I brought my in-laws over to Chelsea Market. It was my mother-in-law's first time there, and we spent a lovely …

Stovetop Crab Mac & Cheese Recipe

I spent almost my <i>entire</i> October doing nothing that was on my To Do List.<p>Or fun.<p>We didn’t have time to move this blog over to its new location at The …

Recipes

Basic Baby Care

<i>A simple guide for complicated parents.</i><p>Most new parents confess to feeling two equally strong emotions at the birth of their baby: awesome, …

Not Every Baby Is Born Into Royalty But Yours Can Still Prosper

<b>Prince George, or Georgie, as he will be called, was born in July to much fanfare and anticipation.</b><p>What does it mean to be born into the House of …

What Do We Think of This Dad Who Told His Daughter to Go Ahead and Have Awesome Sex?

Pinterest<p>You guys already know I've experienced the uniquely uncomfortable situation of being hit on in front of my dad, and I didn't like it. So I'll admit, when I first saw the headline, "Dear Daughter: I Hope You Have Some F&*%ing Awesome Sex," my eyebrows raised so high I gave myself a …

What’s Your Financial Personality Type? Take This Assessment

We as human beings love to analyze ourselves and figure out why it is we do the things we do. There are a number of personality tests out there, all …

Investment Allocation by Age: Birth to 10 Years Old

At first glance, this headline may seem ridiculous. Little Johnny's going to start building his portfolio before he's out of diapers? Little Susie …

Investing

What Are Average CD Rates Today?

<b>Certificates of deposit</b> are a popular choice for anyone looking to maximize their personal savings — and for good reason. If you compare investment …

Investing Strategy: Growth Funds and Value Funds

One of the best ways to grow your wealth over time is by investing your money. And if you want to reduce your risk, and improve your diversification, …

Preparing Your Investment Portfolio for Volatile Markets

Not to be overly pessimistic, but when Wall Street starts setting records it’s time to start hatching an Investment Plan B. Stocks can continue to …

The Only 5 Things You Need To Know About Investing

Should it bother me that there's so much about finance I don't know? I don't think so. As John Reed writes in his book <i>Succeeding:</i><p>When you first start to study a field, it seems like you have to memorize a zillion things. You don't. What you need is to identify the core principles -- generally three …

This is Why You’re Broke: 6 Mistakes People Make when Investing

Do you feel like you are always broke? Well, it’s probably because you are. Most people today make mistakes with their money, from saving to …

How to Invest With Little Money: Invest $1000

Too many people – particularly young ones – wait too long to start investing. Their excuse? “I don’t have enough money.” The truth is, even if you …

Retirement

5 Ways to Pay Back Student Loans Faster

So many students graduate with debt. In fact, student loan debt has surpassed $1 trillion, and the amount of student debt is higher than that of …

Personal Finance

Why do we invest?

Let’s say you have £10,000. There’s no rule that says you have to invest it.<p>In fact, many people would spend it!<p>Why not put it under the mattress, …

22 Things You Should Know About Money By Age 22

By 22, you should have:<p>1. An idea of what you want to do with your life professionally, and what your bottom line is. Make sure you know what the average salary is regarding the profession you choose.<p>2. A basic understanding of investing your cash. Here are 10 investing terms that are essential.<p>3. …

Personal Finance

How to Invest in Stocks

A Beginner's Guide to Investing in Stocks<p>Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Email<p>Updated July 23, 2017<p>Like many new investors, you've decided to invest in a company and …

Investing

There Are Five Ways To Tell A Rookie Investor From The Real Deal

Here are some common investing statements that you should avoid using, and some helpful alternatives that will not only make you sound more knowledgeable and wise when discussing the markets, but should also help you think more like a professional investor.<p><b>Statement No. 1: "My investment in Company</b> …

10 Mistakes That Turn Investors Into Their Own Worst Enemy

As human beings, we are emotional, impressionable, and often a lot less savvy when it comes to investing than we think. That can spell disaster for portfolios.<p>After the fallout of the Great Recession, the SEC commissioned the Library of Congress to research "Behavioral Patterns and Pitfalls of U.S. …

Six Steps to Starting Your Own Business

Looking to be your own boss? Here's how to get started on the right foot as an entrepreneur.<p>Maybe you have a million-dollar idea, or maybe you have …

A Personal Finance Book With 25 Tips You Should Actually Take

Since then, I've edged closer to reviewing on this site what most people would consider "How to Invest" books.<p>Jonathan Clements' <i>25 Myths You've Got To Avoid If You Want To Manage Your Money Right</i> barely qualifies under my original restrictive criteria for books I can review. But because he engages …

How To Use Your IRA To Buy Investment Properties

Putting your hard-earned IRA assets into a “self-directed” IRA can be a very good idea to grow long-term, tax-deferred or tax-free assets. But it doesn’t work for everyone.<p>With taxes going up for most people, you might be paying more attention to your tax-deferred retirement investing options, such …

The Secret To Finding a Really Good Stock

<i>Evaluating stocks has always contained elements of both art and science. Benjamin Graham, in his classic books, showed the world his method. Others followed. Yale Bock, who owns</i> <i>YH&C Investments in Las Vegas, Nev., has his own common-sense approach that you’ll find helpful. His advice:</i><p>What’s the …

7 financial terms every serious entrepreneur should know

<i>Jed Simon is the chief executive officer of FastPay, an online finance company focusing on digital businesses.</i><p>There are brilliant technologists and business leaders in today’s tech world, but while startups have their own, great talents, we’re seeing one common weakness: lack of understanding …