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What Millennials Can Teach Boomers About Happiness

The younger generation knows a spending secret.<p>American consumers are finally getting the message.<p>In the hunt for happiness, many have shifted away …

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 …

China, the Climate and the Fate of the Planet

If the world's biggest polluter doesn't radically reduce the amount of coal it burns, nothing anyone does to stabilize the climate will matter. …

Climate

Financial planners share their best advice for saving money

Saving money is one of the most important steps people can take to bolster their financial security and plan for the future. But it's not as simple as it might seem because there are many ways to go about it.<p>A tried-and-true savings plan doesn't have to be a challenge when you've got the right …

How West's throwaway culture destroys basic freedoms in China

A moment of deep shock as author Amy Larkin finds out how western consumerism is destroying Chinese wellbeing<p>I recently had the good fortune to meet a Chinese student, Wei Qing, who grew up in Luoyang, an ancient Chinese city famous as the capital city for thirteen dynasties.<p>Luoyang is nowhere near …

China

China's Top 6 Environmental Concerns

China's environmental crises seem to arise on a scale as sweeping and epic as the vast nation itself:<p>Thousands of dead, bloated pigs floating down …

Pollution

20+ Shocking Photos Showing How Bad Pollution In China Has Become

China has some stunningly beautiful natural landscapes, but they may not count for much when, in other parts of the country, pollution runs totally …

21 Symptoms of Spiritual Awakening

<i>This article is also available in french here and in croatian here. More articles from Laura Marie, Author of this blog will come in english in the</i> …

For Renters, a Bleak Future

America’s housing crisis will likely worsen during the next decade, with millions more struggling to make monthly payments.<p>Things haven’t been easy for renters over the past few years. Low vacancy rates—as more people move into rentals and fewer people move out—have meant skyrocketing prices. Add …

Housing

12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …

The multimillionaire founder of MySpace now travels the world taking jaw-dropping photographs

The founder of MySpace was assigned as the first friend of everyone who joined the social network — connecting him to hundreds of millions of people around the globe.<p>The glory days of MySpace are now long since gone, and (along with cofounder Chris DeWolfe) Tom sold his stake in the social network …

MySpace

A financial planner helps a 29-year-old decide what to do with her savings every month

While your first inclination might be to throw as much money as possible toward your credit card debt, your friend may find it difficult to focus on anything other than paying down his massive student loan balance.<p>And for those who've worked hard to finally get their debt under control, …

Neuroscience's New Consciousness Theory Is Spiritual

"Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality" -Carl Sagan<p>It appears that we are approaching a unique time in the history of man and science where empirical measures and deductive reasoning can actually inform us spiritually. Integrated Information …

The 15-Minute Routine This Man Used to Write More Than 40 Books

This story originally appeared on JamesClear.com<p>Beginning with his first novel in 1847, Anthony Trollope wrote at an incredible pace. Over the next 38 years, he published 47 novels, 18 works of non-fiction, 12 short stories, two plays, and an assortment of articles and letters.<p>Trollope achieved his …

10 most overvalued housing markets in America

Buyers and investors beware: the number of real-estate markets that are now overvalued is growing rapidly.<p>Of the top 100 real-estate markets in the …

How Love With Food Found Success Offering a New Twist on Subscription Snack Food | Inc.com

Watching a friend's entrepreneurial dreams fade was the spark that ignited Aihui Ong's own startup passions.<p>After failing to woo retailers like Whole Foods, Ong's friend had no choice but to shut down her gourmet, all-natural stir-fry-sauce business. Seeing how much money and passion her friend had …

General Motors

What Is Generation Z, And What Does It Want?

And you thought you had just figured out millennials. It’s time to start wringing your hands about the new generation that’s about to enter the workforce. What do they even want?<p>Poor Generation Z. The oldest members of this cohort are barely 18 and they’re already getting a bad rap. Media and …

The new career tip for women: An unsexy profile picture

Women are 'sexing down' their professional profile pictures online to avoid lascivious remarks from men. What's next? No short skirts or gin after work, asks Claire Cohen<p>Men don’t ogle professional women in polo neck jumpers. At least that’s what Mandeer Kataria says. This week, the law graduate …

The brick-and-mortar battle to become the next Lululemon

It’s no secret that women’s fitness fashion is taking off faster than a treadmill sprint, with activewear e-commerce gaining a bigger presence, indie …

The 7 Keys To Incredible Life Success

There was a time in my life, the majority of my youth, when I was a slacker whose primary skill was to find new ways to avoid anything worthwhile. I …

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Business (Canada)

10 Flight Booking Hacks to Save You Hundreds

I've been traveling and hacking flights since 2008, spending nearly eight years researching and finding secret methods to save money, earn points, …

Frugal Living

The 10 Commandments of Leadership | Inc.com

A group of archaeologists digging through ancient corporate archives recently uncovered two mysterious tablets (aka "wall plaques") engraved with the following laws:<p>I. Thou shalt remain optimistic.<p>Since thy employees look to thee for leadership, thou must not let thy worries and concerns cast a …

Employment

The Best Jobs For Every Personality Type

Does your job fit your personality?<p>The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality test, which measures preferences like introversion and extroversion, has been part of business culture for decades. Today about 80% of the Fortune 500 and 89 of Fortune 100 companies use it to analyze the …

'The Canvas Strategy' is the fastest way to become indispensable at work

<i>Ryan Holiday is the author of "The Obstacle is the Way." He is former director of marketing at American Apparel and dropped out of college at 19. He gives monthly book recommendations here.</i><p>When I first got a job as an assistant in Hollywood, someone told me that the best thing I could do as an …

10 Ways To De-Clutter, Simplify, and Streamline Your Life

So you know you need to get organized, but don’t know where to start. You may lose things, purchase a new thing, and find that thing (you thought) …

What the rich know that you don't: 5 secret saving tips

The rich, it bears repeating, are different from you and me. They, for instance, get to learn about little-known, but highly effective ways to boost their savings for retirement from high-end financial advisers.<p>But that information isn’t necessarily a secret; it’s just hard to find. Or at least it …

Retirement