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Three Steps To Writing The Perfect LinkedIn Summary

If you read my Forbes article “Move Over, Resume, You’ve Been Replaced,” you understand why your bio (I call it a 3D brand bio) is the most powerful personal branding tool you have. And in the digital world, the most important version of your bio is your LinkedIn summary. This will likely be read …

Even If Your Goals Seem Out of Reach, Stay Motivated With These 6 Strategies

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Aug. 29, 2014</i><p>I’ve been working on one project in particular for what seems like forever now -- and I’m growing frustrated. I have nothing to show for my hard work. The project feels as if it has come to …

Don’t create a budget — and 12 other financial tips to live by

I’m in a crabby mood. Why not spread the joy around? Welcome to today’s deliberately inflammatory column. Here are 13 of my firmly held financial …

The Urban Oil Fields of Los Angeles

In the 1890s, the small town of Los Angeles (population 50,000) began a transformation driven by the discovery and drilling of some of the most productive oil fields in history. By 1930, California was producing nearly one quarter of the world's oil output, and its population had grown to 1.2 …

The World's Dreamiest Private Island Resorts

<i>By David Jefferys,CNTraveler.com</i><p>These incredible private islands are open to vacationers, for a price.<p>See even more private island resorts at CNTraveler.com<p>The 10 Best Small Cities in the U.S.<p>12 Travel Mistakes We All Think We're Too Smart to Make -- but Do Anyway<p>How Not to Look Like a Tourist in …

America's Best Cities for Fall Travel (PHOTOS)

Even bears prefer Chicago during the autumn.<p>"It's cooler, the trees on Michigan Avenue are turning colors, and it's a great time to visit Brookfield and Lincoln Park zoos," says Lillian Polz, the head of a Chicago marketing firm. "The animals that were lethargic during the summer -- like the bears …

TCL FS4610R (Roku TV) review: A better smart TV for the best price - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The TCL FS4610R series Roku TV delivers the simplest, slickest, most comprehensive smart-TV experience on the market. Its superb user interface puts apps and streaming video on the same plane as regular TV. It's also less expensive than just about any other smart TV.<p><b>The Bad</b> Mediocre …

The ONE Tourist Mistake You Should NOT Make On Your Next Trip Abroad

Traveling the globe involves learning and adapting to cultural peculiarities one may never even knew existed. Here, HuffPost editors from around the world share their tips on what tourist faux pas you may want to avoid on your next adventure.<p>Let them be your guide on what <b>NOT</b> to do upon arriving at …

SeatGeek's $35 Million Raise Includes Superstar Investors Peyton Manning, Carmelo Anthony And Nas

Ticket search engine SeatGeek’s $35 million Series B financing round announced this morning is notable on its own. However, the list of investors who supported the substantial raise is even more newsworthy if not somewhat shocking based on the star power attached to their names. Investors include …

Opinion: This house market is falling apart

Most real estate experts believe the U.S. housing market is roaring back. Few have anything to negative to say about real estate. But what if they’re …

3 reasons to give Best Buy another chance

Consumers are turning their backs on Best Buy stores, but are they acting too rashly?<p>On Tuesday, Best Buy Co. BBY, -2.26% released its second-quarter …

5 Common Questions About Quartz Countertops Answered

Move over granite — there’s a new favorite in town. Quartz is quickly taking the top spot for kitchens, baths, laundry rooms countertops and even fireplace surrounds. One of the hardest surfaces on earth, quartz countertops withstand the bumps and bangs of dishes, pots, and pans, as well as resists …

Where’s the best place to trade in an iPhone? $400+ offers compared at Apple, Amazon, NextWorth, Gazelle and more

We’re 2 short weeks away from Apple’s iPhone 6 announcement and that of course means it is almost time to trade in your current but now outdated tiny iPhone 3/4/5/s/c. Giving your non-sapphire 4-incher to a friend or relative? That’s nice of you but for those in the US who prefer cold hard cash, …

The 21 Best Mexican Restaurants in America

From tiny holes-in-the-wall to mom-and-pop joints to upscale tortilla temples, great Mexican joints take many shapes and sizes -- but no matter where you go, you'll find the same warm, inviting... tortillas. And smiles too, though that's less important.<p>So, to pay homage to those Mexican restaurants …

How I Permanently Removed My Leg Hair in About an Hour

No more razors. EVER.<p>I find shaving my legs so annoying that sometimes I'll go <i>months</i> without ridding my gams of unwanted hairs. Mostly that only happens during the winter (when I can cover up my un-femme stems with pants) but not always. I get lazy and I just don't have the patience or the …

Skin Care

Do You Want To Look Young? Stop Doing These 8 Things To Save Your Skin

Some of the most beautiful women I know are over 40 and all seem to have one thing in common: Dr. David Colbert!<p>Renowned dermatologist Dr. Colbert is known for taking care of some of Hollywood's most beautiful faces, like stunning over-40 beauties Angelina Jolie, Naomi Watts, and Rachel Weisz. I …

A River Runs Through

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Project Uses 360º GoPro Setup to Let You Climb Up a 13,000-Foot Peak in the Alps from Your Couch

Outdoor brand Mammut recently teamed up with avid climbers Dani Arnold and Stephan Siegrist to document and create an incredible interactive 360º …

Mexican billionaire offers advice for Latinos

HOUSTON (AP) — Increasing workers' earning power and offering Latino-owned companies easier access to funding that can be used for growth and …

Six Good Reasons To Reject A Resume

The job market is not the friendliest. It’s still pretty brutal for a lot of people. Employers are quite delusional in the composition of their Help Wanted ads. The good news is that we know that underneath all that keyword-encrusted bluster, they actually need people to run their shops. They can’t …

10 Ways to Take a Better Selfie

The selfie has become so ingrained in our culture that it’ll score you nine points in Scrabble, and can be found amongst “ebullient” and …

The 10 Best Cities for Work-Life Balance

Having a positive work-life balance isn't totally dependent on your job; where you live can also play a role.<p>Bloomington, Indiana, tops this year's ranking of the best cities for work-life balance, according to the finance site NerdWallet. Home to Indiana University, the top employer in the region, …

Washington Pot Sales Hit $3.8M in First Month

Washington state pot buyers weren't shy in the first month of legal marijuana sales, with stores selling just under $3.8 million. That's expected to bring in more than $1 million in state taxes, the state reported Friday. Although licenses have been issued for about 40 stores, only 18 were selling …

FICO changes may save consumers billions -- but not soon, experts say

America's most widely used credit-scoring system is being revised to reduce the negative effect of overdue medical bills and to quit penalizing consumers who pay off debts that had been assigned to collection agencies.<p>The changes to the hugely influential FICO scoring system could make it easier …

New FICO criteria could help borrowers

The nation's dominant credit-scoring system is being revised in a way that could save consumers nationwide billions of dollars, especially in qualifying for mortgages, auto loans and credit cards at lower interest rates.<p>The changes to FICO criteria are aimed at reducing the negative effect of …

The Cheapest Land in the Country

The days of large-scale land giveaways are over, but there are still options for getting land or a house without spending a lot of money.<p>The economic recession that began in 2007 made land and houses more affordable. Some of the real-estate markets in the country have recovered, others have not. …

12 Totally Useless Travel Gadgets

<i>By Elina Bolokhova for the Orbitz blog</i><p>Never know what to buy the savvy traveler in your life? Or maybe you're heading out on the road yourself and need one more useless travel gadget to stuff into your already over-packed suitcase? Here's a list of 12 travel items that are certain to make someone's …

10 Healthy Office Snacks: The Anti-Vending Machine Guide

These healthy office snacks beat whatever junk is in the vending machine any day.<p>We've perfected the art of the office lunch—but even the most protein-packed lunch bowls can't prevent the inevitable 3 p.m. rumbly belly. Before you give up your quarters to the vending machine, hear us out! There are …