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Scientists identify four personality types

Personality tests are hugely popular, though if you ask working psychologists, they’ll tell you the results are little better than astrological signs. But a new study, based on huge sets of personality data representing 1.5 million people, has persuaded one of the staunchest critics of personality …

Northwestern University

These 3 Unloved Stocks Will Soar By 2019

We’re 11 days into September, and if you’re like many folks, you’re probably just <i>a little</i> on edge—expecting the bottom to fall out of stocks any minute.<p>The truth is, there’s very good reason to be nervous.<p>After all, according to Bespoke Investment Group, September is the worst month for stocks, …

S&P 500

My Oh My, 5 Strong Buys

During my youth, I recall listening to “Top 40” radio, especially on weekends when Casey Kasem’s countdown would be on the air. I can still hear his theme song in my head – and his folksy, informed voice. Where would my favorite songs be on this week’s Billboard chart, I wondered? I loved the …

Real Estate

25 Dividend Stocks That Analysts Love the Most

The longest bull market in history has stocks trading at record-high levels. That sounds like great news all around, but it actually creates a …

Investing

How Your Brain Tricks You Into Believing Fake News

Sitting in front of a computer not long ago, a tenured history professor faced a challenge that billions of us do every day: deciding whether to …

Fake News

Grow Your Real Estate Investment Portfolio, Part I: Understanding The Benefits Of Rental Property

Are you looking to create wealth for the future? The shocking reality is that 42% of Americans have less than $10,000 saved for retirement. And with the cost of living on the rise and inflation continually driving the value of the dollar down, it’s increasingly important to take your future into …

Real Estate

These Are The Top 10 Mutual Funds -- How Many Are In Your 401(k) Plan?

Do you ever wonder if the investment funds in your 401(k) plan are some of the very best? If you are doing your part and saving as much as you can, shouldn’t you have access to above average investment funds to grow your savings as much as possible?<p>How can you tell which funds are the best?<p>Lee …

7 Real Estate Tools Entrepreneurs Should Know About

When I was 19 years old, I bought my first rental property. At that age, I had a lot to learn and teach myself as I started managing my first property. Eventually, I was able to grow my investment into an actual business and leave a corporate job to co-found Influence & Co., and I still own and …

Real Estate

15 Stretches You Should Do Every Day

To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including …

Ditch the Monthly Gym Fees — Get Fit With These 5 YouTube Channels

It’s Monday night, and the siren song of your comfy couch and that “Game of Thrones” you recorded has you skipping the gym. Again. What’s it been now …

13 Fitness Gifts To Give Dad This Father's Day

All of which he'll actually use.<p>If your dad is a certified gym rat, give him something he actually wants — the healthy essentials that help him get the job done. While he may already have an arsenal full of fitness must-haves, it’s time to upgrade his offering in order to take his workout game to …

Investing: A lot of you are doing it wrong

<b>By Rob Carrick</b><p>The hazards of picking individual stocks as an investor are bluntly summed up in a video interview with Harold Pollack, the co-author of a new book called <i>The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn't Have to Be Complicated</i>. He says that in trying to pick winning stocks, investors are …

Personal Finance

25 Best Financial Blogs

There is no shortage of personal finance blogs available on the Internet. If you have a question about anything from car insurance to mutual funds, …

Tony Robbins Says Trying to Be Perfect Is ‘Insane'

Most people are anemic when it comes to decision-making. They get paralyzed by fear or lack of certainty – or they just get overwhelmed and don’t …

Making Sense Of The Many Business Models In The Sharing Economy

Do we even know what the sharing economy is anymore? Breaking down all the business models, from for-profit, venture-backed corporations to small cooperative collectives.<p>Is Uber even part of the sharing economy? Does Airbnb’s business model have a positive or negative impact on communities? Are …

15 Ways To Work Out Harder And Actually See Results

For everyone who's ready to take their fitness to the next level.

Exercise

How To Change Your 5 Common Career Resolutions So You’ll Actually Be More Successful

Update some common career resolutions to be more effective, happy, and productive in 2016.<p>For many, a new year on the calendar means that it’s time for personal and professional goal-setting and resolutions. But, before you start mapping out your game plan for landing that new job or promotion, it …

Is This The Most Technologically Advanced Book Ever Published?

A Google Ventures-backed startup partners with NASA, Microsoft, and satellite makers on a children’s book of galactic ambition.<p>It began as an audacious side project. Three dads and an uncle got together to make a personalized book for children. <i>The Little Boy/Girl Who Lost His/Her Name</i>, in which any …

Corporations Will Never Solve Climate Change

The American climate activists who have flocked to the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris this week tend to have one thing in common: many own the “it” car for their tribe, the VW Jetta Wagon TDI. At 49 MPG, the Jetta does better than many hybrids, and drives German, too. <i>Car and</i> …

2015 Gift Guide for Whiskey Geeks

Behold the best brown liquors currently known to man. You’ll find gifts for your dad, your buddies, and what the hell, for yourself, too

The Ultimate Visual Encyclopedia Of Booze

The folks over at Pop Chart Lab—the Brooklyn-based studio that parlayed the infographic trend into a lucrative business—aren’t strangers to a good drink. In fact, some of their best work has been boozy: the definitive cocktail-mixing chart, a rundown of the most famous fictional beers, and a map of …

The Best Ready-Made Meals for Men 2015

Sometimes you just don't have the energy to cook. These top picks help you stay lean and sane

Genius Stocking Stuffer Gifts Under $40

You’d never think to ask for these cheap trinkets, but you’ll be glad you did<p>These gifts aren’t the items at the top of your wish list, but they should be. They’re small, practical, and cheap—the three necessary components to the perfect stocking stuffer.<p>Some are brilliant, some are downright fun, …

The World Could Run Entirely On Wind, Solar, And Hydro Power By 2050

“These are basically plans showing it’s technically and economically feasible to change the energy infrastructure of all of these different …

The 5 Types of Shoes Every Guy Should Own

From dress shoes for work to casual slip-ons for summer.<p>No matter how extensive your shoe collection may be, it means nothing if you don't have the right pair of shoes for the right occasion.<p>You probably love those comfy Nike sandals or fresh black sneakers, but they're not going to cut it at the …

The 5 Best Men's Dress Shoes for Every Occasion

From black suede to blue leather.<p>Ah, so sweet. A wedding invite. Oh, wait. Crap. Damn it. The most dreaded, dangerous wedding words that don't involve holding your peace. "Formal attire is requested."<p>Your coolest pair of sneakers just aren't going to cut it. It's time to bust out some dapper dress …

Weddings

“Leadership Qualities” vs. Competence: Which Matters More?

There’s sometimes a disconnect between how we talk about leadership qualities (we tend to use words like <i>authority</i>, <i>power</i>, and <i>emotional intelligence</i>) and what we actually require from the people leading teams and other working groups (arguably, competence and a deep knowledge of the specific work …

What Engineering a Reverse Innovation Looks Like

When a company investigates a new product opportunity, it is important to define the problem, and the requirements that will dictate a viable solution, independently from the company’s existing lines of similar products or preconceived ideas of what a solution should entail. This is especially true …

Even The Most Conservative Estimates For Renewables Show Huge Growth Is Coming

The next decade will mark a massive rise in non-fossil fuel sources of energy.<p>The International Energy Agency has a reputation for downplaying the importance of solar and wind power. So, when it says in its latest report that renewables could account for more than a quarter of generation by 2020, …

Ideo.org Is Bringing Low-Cost Precision Agriculture To Developing Countries

By Ben Schiller2 minute Read<p>Precision agriculture allows farmers to maximize their yields while using the fewest amount inputs–water, fertilizer, …

Farming