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10 things home inspectors won’t tell you

<b>1. The house is fine, but I could make it look bad.</b><p>As the housing market recovers, more buyers and sellers are getting reintroduced to one of the …

16 Psychological Reasons Good People Do Bad Things

As Zimbardo and other social scientists have shown in a range of experiments, actions we deem evil — cheating, lying, stealing, and worse — don't spring from people's character, but the situations they find themselves in.<p>To better understand why, we examined research from the fields of psychology …

Why Investors Should Be Worried When A CEO Writes A Self-Help Book

In fact, it's a good sign they've convinced themselves that, too, says Zac Bissonnette, author of the new book "Good Advice from Bad People."<p>He believes shareholders should start getting nervous when an executive writes a self-help book or goes on a speaking circuit.<p>"It suggests that executives are …

Sorry, Josh Barro, But Housing Is Not Like Food

I guess it’s inevitable that in the wake of a housing bubble collapse that we should expected at least a decade of home ownership criticisms that overreach. The latest of these comes from Josh Barro at the New York Times. His angle is that why should you buy long-term contracts for housing when you …

How women can make estate planning easier

Got a plan? Whether you’re single or married, divorced or widowed, a parent or not, you need an estate plan. That’s true for men and women, but women …

The biggest retirement risk no one talks about

You won’t see it in television ads about retirement. You won’t hear it at investment conferences. You probably won’t read much about it in newspapers …

The Only 3 Money Principles You Need To Know

<i>EDITOR’S NOTE</i>: <i>This post is adapted from the Forbes eBook,</i> <b>The Millennial Game Plan</b><b>: Career And Money Secrets To Succeed In Today’s World</b><i>, by Laura Shin. If you’d like to learn more about how exactly to budget, invest and negotiate your salary and raises, the title is available now for download at</i></i> …

43% of 2014 home buyers paid all cash

Americans are still buying homes in all-cash deals, despite more investors leaving the market, according to a new report.<p>All-cash purchases accounted …

5 reasons you are poor

Slide 1 of 7<p>Some American workers may finally see an increase in their salary, according to a report in “The Wall Street Journal,” as several …

How To Raise Financially Savvy Kids

"Parents do great teaching kids good manners and how to be safe, make their beds and be culturally savvy," says Mary Hunt, personal finance expert and author of recently released Raising Financially Confident Kids. "But so very often parents neglect the most important thing of all—to prepare them …

Teach Your Daughters Money Lessons They Will Never Forget

When you teach your children about money, you have to be aware of the unspoken messages you impart to them — especially to your daughters.<p>My parents always told me that the sky was the limit, and that I could be anything I wanted — but their actions told me something different. When my brother was …

6 Retirement Savings Pitfalls To Avoid

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>So you say you’re already contributing to a 401(k) or some other type of retirement account? Congratulations—you’re working on making your future self very happy. That’s because the secret to retirement savings is that you can’t make up for lost time.<p>And …

Follow these three rules, and retire comfortably

When making big financial decisions — a home, a car, college for the kids — you make must take into account how much income you’ll need for …

How to Cut Citrus Fruit Into Wedges, Slices, and Suprèmes

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>This week, we're gonna show you how to cut citrus fruits into slices (rounds), wedges, and <i>suprèmes</i> (a.k.a. fancy-pants segments). Seems like simple stuff, right? And it is, but doing it right can make a world of difference in how your finished dishes look <i>and</i> taste.<p>…

Lose weight & improve your health with a real food diet

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Loving Dad Creates Adorable Lunchbox Meals For His Two Children

<b>Loving parents</b> creating amazing lunchbox art get the thumbs-up around these quarters–just check out New York City-based lawyer Gamene and graphic …

Obama Gets A Taste Of Jiro's 'Dream' Sushi In Name Of Diplomacy

President Obama kicked off the first leg of his tour of Asia on Wednesday with some sushi diplomacy.<p>He dined with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a revered and tiny temple of sushi in Tokyo called Sukiyabashi Jiro. The subterranean restaurant, with just 10 seats at the counter, was made …

You Think Food Tastes Better If It's Expensive

We’re pretty shallow when it comes to food.<p>I don’t just mean our predilections for organic food and fancy coconut water. A new study shows that …