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Want to Become a Consultant? There's an App for That. Actually, There Are 3.

If you have skills that others need, consider the apps Clarity, Moonlighting and Upwork.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're a seasoned entrepreneur, you're likely expert at something other entrepreneurs need help with -- be it complex accounting issues, or how to …

Small Business

I Did Intermittent Fasting For 1 Year and This Is How It Transformed My Body

Ever since having my second child, I've been holding onto a few extra pounds around my waist. I know I'm not overweight by any means, but I made a decision that I was ready to change up my normal diet and workout routine to see how it would change my body and improve my current level of fitness. My …

Seven apps and tools to organize your life

Restore order to your days.<p>Between work, activities, appointments, and ever-growing to-do lists, many of us constantly feel rushed and anxious. And all too often, the distractions of our smartphones only make this busy pace more hectic. But phones can also simplify your life—it all depends on how …

I was getting buried in clutter. Here’s how I finally got free.

By Valerie Peterson<p>With closets overstuffed with clothes that didn't fit, pots that threatened an avalanche every time I wanted to boil an egg and bookshelves packed two volumes deep, my apartment felt burdened. Growing piles of rubber tubs made it onerous to clean the floors — especially because …

These Are the 18 Best Trader Joe’s Products of 2017, According to Customers

The popular grocery store just released the winners of their 9th Annual Customer Choice Awards. Did your favorites make the cut?<p>On January 2, Trader …

Trader Joe's

The Best Planners for 2018, According to Productivity and Stationery Experts

There are plenty of apps and gadgets that claim to jump-start your productivity, but if you’re really looking to buckle down and make the most of …

How apps turned me into an incredible money wizard

Like most people, I left college perplexed about how I was supposed to survive financially. I’d certainly left my alma mater with enough education — two full degrees under my belt — but also with a sizable portion of student debt. And, since I have made the boneheaded mistake of living in not one …

Personal Finance

6 Mistakes That Can Slow Your Metabolism

How not to sabotage your own efforts to keep your body lean.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Post 50 Metabolism Boosters

Wellness

These Apps Will Actually Change Your Life

YOU CAN DO THIS.<p>Pfft – so easy, right? Right??<p>Kicking bad habits or establishing good new ones is no walk in the park. But, yes, you CAN do it and it can even be fun.<p>According to one study, it takes 66 days to form a habit. If you can stick with actually making your bed for just over two months, …

HugeDomains.com - TechWens.com is for sale (Tech Wens)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

10 Books Recommended By Warren Buffett

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

Motivation

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

How many calories do you have to burn to lose 1 pound?

Years ago, scientists played around with a pound of squishy, slimy human fat and found that it contained 3,500 calories of energy.<p>But— sorry to break it to you— burning a pound of fat isn't as simple as burning through 3,500 calories.<p>Consider the following and infuriating (at least for thin guys) …

#theLIST: 10 Backstage Beauty Essentials

The best products straight from the pros.<p>When it comes to getting models runway-ready, here are the hair, makeup and skin perfecters that you can find behind-the-scenes.

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

Consider this your weight-loss cheat sheet.<p>Lots of people call on nutritionists to help them overhaul their diets when they want to slim down. But what do R.D.s make sure to eat themselves if they notice their jeans have gotten a little snug? We surveyed 10 to find out which foods they swear by …

6 Things You’ll Have to Give Up if You Want to Lose Weight FOR GOOD

Remember: It’s a marathon, not a sprint.<p>Juice fasting, low-carb, Paleo, the Master Cleanse—if you’re someone who struggles with her weight, you might always be looking for the hot new diet that will magically make it all easier. Sorry to break it to you, but staying slim and healthy is usually …

How To Remove Makeup Stains

Have you ever smudged foundation on your collar, dropped a mascara wand on your pants, or spilled hair dye on your shirt? Regardless of the surface …

At Harvard, Wharton, Columbia, MBA startup fever takes hold

(Poets&Quants) — On their Kickstarter video, Columbia Business School MBA candidates Connor Wilson and Nolan Walsh stand in a room where a group of …

8 Surprising Ways You're Slowing Your Metabolism

Fire up your natural calorie burn ASAP.<p><i>This article was written by Paige Greenfield and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>Yeah, yeah, yeah, you've heard it all before—all you need to speed up your metabolism is to build more muscle, drink lots of ice water, and try to spend less time sitting, …

6 Expert Tips to Getting Glowing Skin at Home

Courtesy of skin guru Dennis Gross, MD.<p>"Acid is not a four-letter word," insists New York City dermatologist Dennis Gross, MD. But this was not always the case. Before Gross created his DIY two-step anti-aging Alpha Beta Daily Face Peel in 2002, dropping acid outside the derm's office was still …

Here's What 13 Top Wall Street Pros Are Predicting For Stocks In 2015

The S&P 500 closed the year at 2,058, above the year-end forecast of all but one strategist — FundStrat's Tom Lee.<p>For 2015, Wall Street sees stocks gaining some ground, but few strategists are calling for the fourth straight year of double-digit gains from stocks.<p>The average year-end target on the …

Markets

Releasing an iPhone 6s mini is a huge no-brainer for Apple

There are just a few days to go until CES 2015, where we’ll likely see a bunch of new high-end Android handsets announced. Even so, we’re already …

Top 10 Better Money Habits You Can Build This Year

The start of the year is a great time to review and revamp our financial plans, including common resolutions like "save more money" or "pay down …

31 rules for the financial road ahead

Looking to improve your money management in 2015? Here are 31 rules for the financial road ahead. They’re excerpted from the “Jonathan Clements Money …

10 Things You Never Knew About Your Face Cleanser

Get the straight facts about this popular skin-care product.<p><i>This article was written by Aly Walansky and repurposed with permission from Daily Makeover.</i><p>Your facial cleansing routine is a vital part of your skin-care regimen—and if done correctly, it can promote a healthy glow. But once you find the …

Skin Care

10 Ways to Actually Keep Your 2015 Fitness Goals

From the editors of ELLE.com, this year will be different, right? Right!<p>For the past few weeks, we've been laying around the house munching on sweets with our families by day and <i>over-indulging</i> with our friends by night—hey, it's just that time of year. Now, it's time to regain our collective focus. …

21 Genius Hacks for Fixing Ruined Clothes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, easy tricks for salvaging those damaged goods you just can't seem to part with.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Stop your sweaters from shedding by sticking them in the freezer overnight.</b><p>If you have a cashmere or wool sweater that won't stop shedding, toss it in the freezer before each …

Starbucks Has Started Serving Flat Whites In America — Here's What That Is

Starbucks, the biggest coffee chain in the world, announced today that it is unleashing flat whites on US customers.<p>The flat white is an espresso-based beverage prepared with steamed milk. But be careful — it's not simply a cafe latte with slightly less milk. What makes the flat white special is …

Coffee