Joan Lee

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Do you come across as arrogant? 5 workplace behaviors to curb

Many of us have had to battle the specter of arrogance at one time or another. No one is perfect, and the particularly intelligent must be especially …

Communication Skills

How to Invest in Stocks if You've Only Got $100

Here are three investing apps that make it easy for first-time investors to dip their toes into the stock market without paying high fees.<p>You might not hesitate to drop $100 on dinner and drinks for a special occasion, but you’d probably think twice before investing that money in the stock market. …

Investing

How to declutter your work life

Millennials, like me, are minimalists: from our iPhones to our fashion, we value efficiency, simplicity and aesthetics. When it comes to work, we …

Productivity

The Complete 35-Step Guide For Entrepreneurs Starting A Business

Starting a business entails understanding and dealing with many issues—legal, financing, sales and marketing, intellectual property protection, liability protection, human resources, and more. But interest in entrepreneurship is at an all-time high. And there have been spectacular success stories …

Small Business

The 15 best fat-burning foods of all time

Time to stock up.<p>Cutting back on Ben & Jerry's and crisps = one of the worst parts of dieting. But you *can* actually eat more (no more hanger!) and …

Nutrition

Timing Deficits in ADHD: Insights From the Neuroscience of Musical Rhythm

Introduction<p>Music is pervasive across cultures and plays an important role in human interaction, development and social bonding (Cross, 2001). The …

Neuroscience

Facebook

Hiyashi Chuka is a cold Ramen dish served during the hot and humid Summer months in Japan. When the weather starts getting warm you will see Hiyashi …

One Couple’s Journey From Debt to $1.5 Million in Savings

When Al and Lesia Riddick got married 16 years ago, they had about $150,000 in debt, including a student loan, a car loan and a mortgage.<p>Now they’re …

Personal Finance

My Lip-Smacking BBQ Ribs & the Secret Spice Blend That Makes Them Sing

Some people like to meal prep; I don't. Or rather, I don't know that I have the dexterity or mental wherewithal to plan a week's worth of groceries for myself. I'm much too disorganized, much too lazy, and—living in New York City without a car—<i>much</i> too weak to carry more than a single eggplant home.<p>…

BBQ

72% of Older Americans Are Sorely Misguided on Medicare

Understanding how Medicare works is a crucial step on the road to a secure retirement. Yet most older adults fall short in this regard.<p>Millions of …

Retirement

This is What Happens to Debt After Seven Years

Seven years is a well-known time limit when it comes to debt. It's referred to so often that many people have forgotten what really happens to debt …

Personal Finance

This Amazing Pizza Dough Recipe Has Just Three Ingredients, No Kneading Required

If you’re anything like most people with functioning taste buds, then you probably call pizza your favorite food. Even if you’ve never made homemade …

Dessert

How I got a perfect 850 credit score

For many consumers, a perfect credit score is like a four-leaf clover. You know it exists. It’s just rare.<p>The FICO credit score model ranges from a low of 300 to a high of 850. Just 1.5 percent of scorable U.S. consumers earn an 850 as of this past April, according to Ethan Dornhelm, vice president …

Personal Finance

18 Of The Best French Pharmacy Products You Can Get On Amazon

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Skin Care

There Are 168 Hours in Each Week. Here's How to Make the Most of Them.

Saving time is a myth. Be smart in how you spend your time, and you'll have plenty.<p>Wish you had more free time?<p>Imagine how much more relaxed you'd be if you had more time to read. All the breakthrough ideas you'd have if you could just loaf around aimlessly like Einstein.<p>You <i>do</i> have that time. …

Time Management

6 Apps That Actually Make It Fun to Save Money

Seriously.<p>You know you should save, just like you know you should go to the dentist. That doesn’t mean you’re going to like it. Too many financial …

Personal Finance

The neuroscience of change: How to train your brain to create better habits

“The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” — Samuel Johnson<p>A lot of our daily actions are automatic. Your …

accountabilitypartner

9 Money Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Does the thought of a financial podcast summon images of your college accounting professor droning on and on in a too-warm lecture hall?<p>Well, it is time to ditch the flashback. Because these top podcasts won’t put you to sleep at the wheel. I’ve rounded up the best money podcasts that are as …

Self-improvement

This Is The Scientific Way To Win Any Argument (And Not Make Enemies)

It’s not about the specific points you make, it’s all about how you position them.<p>You’re in the middle of a heated discussion–or fine, let’s just call it an argument–and the person whom you’re trying convince seems unable or unwilling to grasp your point of view. What should you do?<p>For starters, …

Psychology

Millennial who saved up to $3,400 a month to get out of debt used a brilliant money-saving strategy

Thanks to student loans, a car loan and credit card debt, Guen Garrido found herself in a $68,600 hole at the end of 2014. But three years and three …

Personal Finance

11 Japanese Beauty Products Byrdie Editors Are Obsessed With

Most people who are into skincare know that Korean beauty has infiltrated the American skincare market in a big way over the past five years—and …

Skin Care

BiggerPockets Money Podcast 25: Raising a Family While Seeking Financial Freedom with Chris and Debbie Emick

Chris and Debbie Emick have two daughters—AND are well on their way to financial independence through a combination of local and long distance real …

Amazingly Refreshing Cold Udon Noodle Soup

Amazingly Refreshing Cold Udon Noodle Soup – Tame the hot summer days with this refreshing and super easy cold udon noodle soup that you can slurp …

How Practicing Yoga Can Help You Overcome Grief

There’s everything from chocolate yoga to cat yoga to trap yoga, but there’s also a not-so carefree counterpart: grief yoga, which has provided healing for those suffering since long before cats made their way to the mat. We spoke with Beth Shaw — founder and president of YogaFit, the largest yoga …

"I stopped eating carbs after 2:30 pm and it changed my body"

T<b>wo weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates.</b> Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. Sweet potatoes? Sadly, no. Eliminating breads, starches, and baked goods in …

Recipe: An easy, 10-minute fish curry

Sunday nights usually call for two things: relaxation and a healthy note to start the week on. This yummy Indian dish is filled with both, including …

The 7 Best Reef-Safe Sunscreens to Buy in 2018

Sunscreen is a key part of your daily skin care routine any time of the year and in summer it’s especially important: The sun and its UV rays are at …

Snorkel

Why a Beauty Brand for Surfers Is About to Be Your Newest Skin-Care Obsession

The founder of EiR skincare on how surfing, beauty, and wellness are connected.<p>Now the EiR line includes everything from an antiseptic body wash and …

The Best Swim Goggles, According to Instructors, Coaches, and Swimmers

Whether you’re swimming laps in an indoor pool or practicing your strokes on the open water, goggles are essential for seeing underwater and …