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When It Makes Sense to Put Less Than 20% Down on a Home

It isn't always the smartest move.<p>You've picked out the perfect home and you're ready to buy. Your credit is stellar and you know you won't have any …

Personal Finance

Your Complete Guide to Vanguard ETFs

Vanguard is an index fund pioneer and has more than 50 ETFs to choose from.<p>Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, have become extremely popular investments, …

Investing

Renting vs Buying a House: Which One is Right for Me?

Should I rent or should I buy? What was once a simple question of renting vs. buying a house is now much more complex. For the longest time, it was …

Real Estate

10 Biggest Unsolved Mysteries About Planet Earth

1 of 12<p>Photo: FRANK ROMEO/SHUTTERSTOCK<p>1. Where Did All the Water Come From?<p>Water covers 70 per cent of Earth’s surface and earns it the nickname “the …

Asteroids

Harvard Study Reveals One Word Is the Secret to Being Likable and Emotionally Intelligent

Some things are so simple that we just can't help complicating them. Here's one area where you absolutely need to keep it simple.<p>As I've grown older and more experienced, the greatest of all lessons learned is how simple most things in life really are; and yet, how we try our darnedest to …

Relationships

Why Are You So Tired? 5 Most Common Sleep Mistakes

My friend, the mother of a 2-year-old son and 2-month-old baby daughter, owns a hoodie with the words "I'm Tired" printed in big block letters. That …

Sleep

15 of the Biggest Turn Ons for Girls

You know that saying—it’s the little things that count? Well, that saying couldn’t be more true. Especially when it comes to the little things guys …

From 2008: Anheuser-Busch started small, grew to rule the roost, and got plucked.

<i>Originally published Monday, July 14, 2008</i><p>Adolphus Busch, the first King of Beers, lived in a brick-and-stone mansion called One Busch Place next to …

Understanding Fearful Avoidant Attachment Style

Individuals with a <b>fearful avoidant attachment style</b> desire close relationships, but feel uncomfortable relying on others and fear being let down. …

'Carbohydrates are killing us'

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>This year, more than 610,000 Americans will die from heart disease. It’s the leading cause of death for both men and women.<p>For …

How does your body 'burn' fat?

Many of us may be considering “burning some fat” so we feel better in our bathing suits out on the beach or at the pool. What does that actually …

A psychologist explains how to overcome social anxiety

Get out of your own head.<p>No one likes to be told to “be yourself,” but it’s actually good advice. If you’re someone who often avoids speaking in public or is generally terrified of socially awkward situations, it’s especially good advice.<p>Fifteen millionAmericans suffer from a diagnosable form of …

The top 10 beers chosen by beer enthusiasts across the US

For the second year in a row, Bell's Brewery in Comstock, Michigan, is home to the No. 1 beer in the United States, as chosen by beer enthusiasts.<p>Each year Zymurgy Magazine, the official magazine of the American Homebrewers Association, asks the group's tens of thousands of members to cast their …

11 Secrets Of Irresistible People

Some people, regardless of what they lack—money, looks, or social connections—always radiate with energy and confidence. Even the most skeptical individuals find themselves enamored with these charming personalities.<p>These people are the life of every party. They’re the ones you turn to for help, …

Self-help

Which Is Worse For Your Health, Marijuana or Alcohol? Here's The Science

There are some surprises in the data!<p>Which is worse for you: weed or whiskey?<p>It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be a clear …

The Best Protein Sources

You know a protein-rich diet can help you drop pounds—but are you reaching for the right foods?<p>Quick—which has more protein: an egg, or an ounce of mozzarella? Believe it or not, the cheese actually has about 16 percent more protein. You might want to write that down, especially if you’re one of …

The 13 Healthiest Foods To Buy At Aldi

Brb, bathing in this almond butter.<p>There's nothing better than a grocery store with so many options you wouldn't mind getting locked in there for a week straight. (Just me?)<p>But yeah, that's pretty much what it's like at Aldi. Just like Trader Joe’s, Aldi even has its own lineup of exclusive …

Boost Your Credit Score in 2 Easy Steps

Once you learn your credit score and commit to improving it, you can make big gains with simple behaviors.<p>Whether you graduated school last week or …

50 Must-Read Books with Gorgeous Writing

We book lovers read so much, and so widely, that we’ve seen it all. The good, the bad, the so-bad-it’s-good, the meh, the life changing. And we’ve …

Books

Theories and Terminology of Personality Psychology

What exactly is personality? Where does it come from? Does it change as we grow older? These are the sorts of questions that have long held the …

Psychology

Are Bananas Good for You?

Americans eat an average of 27 pounds of bananas per person per year—making it the most heavily consumed fruit in America.<p>But some carb- and …

Sex & Dating – Advice, Date Ideas & Tips for Men

5 Best Books on Relationships (and Sex)<p>No matter what stage of a relationship you’re in, there’s always room for more self-development. But where to …

Relationships

20 ridiculously easy ways to be happy

It's not easy to be happy all the time. Sometimes life gets in the way.<p>The good news is there are plenty of things you can do to boost your mood and …

Binge Drinkers Have About 7 Drinks At a Time, CDC Says

It’s no secret that binge drinking is common in the U.S., as a visit to most college campuses will demonstrate. But a new report from the Centers for …

The Best Time of Day to Drink Coffee, According to Science

To get full health benefits and optimum buzz, don't drink your first cup first thing in the morning.<p>As anyone who's been reading this column knows, there's substantial scientific evidence that coffee is incredibly good for your health and extends your life. According to a meta-analysis of 127 …

Study Finds That Dogs Obey Women More — the Reason Will Give You a Genuine "Aha!" Moment

Ever wonder why all the princesses in fairy tales have such a great rapport with animals? A 2017 study that is resurfacing online has concluded that, although we can't actually speak to our furry friends like they do in Disney flicks, in real life, women are actually more fluent in "dog" than men. …

What is an ETF? Everything You Need to Know

An Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) is an investment vehicle; a hybrid of mutual funds, and closed-end funds. ETFs hold a basket of assets such as stocks, bonds, or commodities and trade on a market exchange so they can be traded any time that stocks trade. Most ETFs track a specific index and trade very …

Why does a drop of water make whisky taste better?

A splash of humble H2O is all it takes to unlock the chemical nuances of this smokey spirit.<p>Whisky is predominantly water and ethanol. One end of the …

How Much You Should Have Saved (by Age) | Investopedia

Knowing how much you should have saved toward retirement at each stage of your life will help you answer that all-important question: “Have I put …

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn't get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every DIYer.<p>If you don't yet own one, this guide explains ways …