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One simple habit can make you better with money—but many Americans think it’s just for the super rich

About three in five Americans live paycheck to paycheck but only one in four have a written plan to tackle their finances. And, according to Charles …

Retirement

How to Start Building Wealth When You Don't Have a Lot of Money

Want to build wealth but don’t really know where to start? If you knew where and how to start, would anything else be holding you back? What about …

Personal Finance

The Math Behind the Classic Eye Chart Is Surprisingly Complex

Next time you're forced to take a vision exam at the DMV, take a moment to appreciate the complex math that went into the eye chart. What seems like …

Elasticity

Say hello to Miniature Mail, the cutest form of communication

What's better than receiving a letter in the mail? Receiving an adorably tiny letter in the mail, of course.<p>Miniature Mail, a Florida-based postal …

Miniature

5 Signs You Have An Unhealthy Relationship With Money

Do any of these sound familiar?<p>At its core, money is a tool. It’s a means of security, a way to enjoy the things that are important to you in life. Unfortunately, for too many people, it’s also a source of fear and stress.<p>In fact, your relationship with money can become toxic or all-consuming, and …

Personal Finance

An off-duty police officer thought a man stole Mentos. So he drew his gun.

For a moment, after the off-duty officer produced his pistol, Jose Arreola considered how he might die over a $1.19 pack of Mentos.<p>Arreola had already paid for the mints in an Orange County gas station March 16 and slid them into his pocket. The officer behind him, clad in black shorts and a …

Law Enforcement

This history of video game advertisements proves that video games are hard to advertise

Video game commercials are a strange, squirming beast. Where ads for TV shows and films are dependent on conveying the general story and selling the …

Selling

Remembering Eritrea-Ethiopia border war: Africa's unfinished conflict

<b>Two decades have passed since two of Africa's poorest countries began the continent's deadliest border war.</b><p>The conflict between Eritrea and Ethiopia left tens of thousands dead or injured in the space of just two years.<p>But despite a peace deal signed in December 2000, the two sides remain on a war …

Africa

Red Hat CEO: Everyone is freaking out about Amazon — here's how to handle its frightening power

Amazon has become the poster child for a new kind of business reality: the internet company who partners with you on the one hand, and competes with you on the other, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst tells Business Insider.<p>As he talks to his CEO customers, which include 90% of the Fortune 500, "everyone …

Red Hat

Chloë Sevigny: ‘I didn’t want to name names. I think they’re commonly known as assholes anyway’

More than 20 years ago, the actor was anointed ‘the coolest girl in the world’. As her new film opens, she talks about A-list movie stars hogging the best TV roles and why she chose not to add her voice to #MeToo<p>Chloë Sevigny walks into the bar of a hotel in downtown New York like a discreet but …

Harvey Weinstein

All by myself: the joys of being single

Christina Patterson used to be ashamed about being single, but after hearing others’ stories, that feeling has gone<p>For most of my adult life, I have been ashamed of being single. At weddings, I have felt my smile crack. I once walked out of a friend’s book launch when he gave a speech about finding …

Relationships

No Cinderella: Margo Jefferson on the real Meghan Markle

She’s educated, divorced, a woman of colour, a feminist – and a radical addition to the royal family. Will she revolutionise the House of Windsor?<p>In February I saw a photo of Meghan Markle and the Duchess of Cambridge sitting next to each other at the Royal Foundation Forum, wearing colour …

Royal Family

The Russo Brothers Confirm INFINITY WAR Soul Stone Theory

<i>Warning: There are massive spoilers ahead for</i> <b>Avengers: Infinity War</b><i>!</i><p><i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> has been out a week, and it’s still causing major feels …

Marvel Universe

Does it make financial sense to get married?

Should you marry when you’re young or old? Keep your marriage open or closed? Change your name, or not? Should you marry at all? (Oprah doesn’t think so.)<p>These are questions many couples grapple with, but marriage also comes with financial consequences. It can significantly alter your taxes, …

Personal Finance

9 Things That Will Help You Fall Asleep, According to a Sleep Psychologist

If you’ve ever had trouble getting to sleep, there’s a good chance you’ve dove down a late-night Google wormhole, searching for the best ways to fall …

Shopping

4 Money-Saving Tips You Probably Haven't Thought About

The idea of saving money may sound overwhelming, especially if you’re unsure of where to even start. The reality is, not all budgeting best practices …

Personal Finance

Reboot Your Microbiome With Our 3-Day Gut Health Makeover

It's easier and quicker than you might think. Our high-fiber, plant-based meal plan, will give your gut bacteria a boost, and it's affordable, too at …

Nutrition

My Company Grew 800 Percent in a Year After I Made This Mindset Shift Grow

The surprising thing about being grateful for what you have is how much more you end up getting.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to rapid growth, there are lots of strategies you can implement. But what if I told you that the strategy responsible for …

Customers

This Travel Steamer Is So Much Faster (and Better) Than the Hot Shower Method

And it’s 30% off right now.<p>I get major wrinkle anxiety. I’m also historically not very good with irons. Combine these two facts and you’ve got the …

Joy (Movie)

Bath city guide: Where to eat, drink shop and stay in the UK's Georgian masterpiece

Honey-coloured, history-worn Bath is one of Britain’s most elegant cities, thanks to its days as a stomping ground for 18th-century high society. But …

England

Five wellness hacks every millennial should incorporate into their life to feel amazing every day

We all want to be healthier but as any overworked, underpaid millennial knows only too well, following the latest wellness trends isn't always easy - …

Diets

3 Tips for Getting Along with Difficult Coworkers

Coworker relationships can be tricky, but they don't have to be fraught with tension.<p>Editor's note: <i>Inc.com columnist Alison Green answers questions about workplace and management issues--everything from how to deal with a micromanaging boss to how to talk to someone on your team about body …

Self-help

7 proven ways to get better sleep

Not getting enough sleep? Staying up too late? Try these smart home tips to help you sleep better.<p>While new technology has propelled our daily lives forward at breakneck speeds, making many parts of our lives simpler, ostensibly, it's affected us in other ways, as well. For instance, you might not …

Choose Your Own Adventure

Becoming fluent in another language as an adult might be impossible – but I’m still going to try

If you haven’t started a new language by the age of 10, you have no chance of achieving fluency, according to new research. But one writer is not easily discouraged ...<p>Learning a foreign language in adulthood can feel like an exercise in futility. At best, you will struggle to find time to …

Language Learning

Why It's So Hard to Learn Another Language After Childhood

Everyone knows that picking up a second language grows more difficult with age. And in a new study, scientists have pinpointed the age at which your …

Language Learning

Three ways financial illiteracy is hurting your wallet

ABCs and 123s are vital parts of every child’s early schooling. But when it comes to personal finance, the American education system isn’t making the grade.<p>“We are not taught in school, especially at a young age or even through college the financial basics,” says Alexander Joyce, president, and CEO …

Personal Finance

The Last Conversation You’ll Need to Have on Eating Right: The Follow-ups

The stated goal of our piece on healthy eating was to cut through all the noise and help everyone see how simple it is to eat well — even though it’s …

Nutrition

Should I revoke the licence of an older driver or not? There’s no easy answer

“Have you told her yet?” the social worker asks.<p>“I am waiting for an opportunity”, I answer without disclosing the doubt and apprehension that nag me.<p>The patient is 90, snow-haired and slender-built. She delights at our presence, treating us like a fond grandmother and showing unfailing gratitude. …

Road Safety

Breakfast Salads Are a Thing, & Yes, You Should Be Eating Them

1 /8: Breakfast Salad With Feta & Egg<p>1/8 :Breakfast Salad With Feta & Egg<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>This salad is kind of like a deconstructed plate of eggs and …

Healthy Eating

Should You Follow the 20/10 Rule for Debt Management?

Updated May 01, 2018<p>Carrying the right of amount of debt (if really there is such a thing) is important for your financial health and for your credit …

Personal Finance