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How Wells Fargo's Scandal Could Change the Way We Bank

Following the 2008 financial crisis that transformed the banking industry, Wells Fargo (wfc) emerged as one of the few, relatively unscathed good …

3 Stocks That Could Make You Rich

How can you get rich? There are plenty of paths to wealth.<p>You could win the lottery. A long-lost uncle could pass away and leave you his stash of bitcoins. Of course, there are plenty of other methods to getting rich as well. One way to seriously consider is to buy stocks that are poised to benefit …

11 High-Protein Slow-Cooker Dinners Under 500 Calories

The Best Recipes of 2016 — So Far

We've nearly reached the end of 2016, and that means we've conjured up a <i>lot</i> of recipes for you to try. While there's a seemingly endless number of new breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes to bookmark, only a handful deserve a spot on a list of the best. Based on popularity among our …

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Mexico has a chance to be the world's 'next great power'

Mexico has the 11th-highest GDP in the world based on purchasing power parity, according to the International Monetary Fund. As Europe weakens, it will be in the top 10 in the not-too-distant future.<p>Yet, this country is regarded by many Americans as a Third World nation, dominated by drug cartels …

Soul Food Recipes

Collard greens, creamy grits, classic fried chicken and more—all of your southern favorites are covered here.

The 13 Biggest Living Room Trends of 2016 + More Design Links We Loved This Week

An app that helps you visualize design changes before you spring for them, and more home links we loved this week.<p>A new app called Pair uses the camera on your smartphone or tablet to help you envision (and weight the pros/cons of) design changes in a space. Point the camera, drop in and arrange a …

Coconut Chicken Curry with Turmeric and Lemongrass

4 Servings<p>This isn’t a super-saucy chicken curry; the aromatics from the coconut chicken will brown in the pan, yielding lots of yummy crisp bits.<p>March 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 lemongrass stalks<p>1 large shallot, chopped<p>4 garlic cloves<p>1 2-inch piece ginger, peeled, thinly sliced<p>1 teaspoon crushed red …

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Investing Rookie? Start With These 3 Stocks

Here at The Motley Fool, you can get started investing in the stock market with the help of our 13-step beginner's program. Choosing to invest at all is an important first step, so congratulations on making it this far!<p>But what stocks should a new investor look at first?<p>We asked three top …

How Mindful Meditation Can Actually Change Your Brain

You may have heard Emma Watson, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Katy Perry talk about "mindfulness meditation," but new research has found it's not just a celebrity buzzword.<p>A new study published in the journal <i>Biological Psychiatry</i> discovered that mindfulness meditation, which focuses on breathing and …

Prepare for the worst: Venezuela is heading toward complete disaster

THE POLITICAL drama in Venezuela, where a populist, authoritarian government is attempting to cling to power despite losing a legislative election by a landslide, tends to obscure a deeper crisis. Though it is awash in oil, the country of 30 million people is facing an economic collapse and a …

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21 Recipes We're Bookmarking Just for the Marinades

These recipes all have one thing in common: Awesome, versatile mariandes.<p>These recipes are perfect as-is—but we'll be honest: Most of the time, we just use them for the versatile, crazy-flavorful marinades.

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Memorize This One-Bowl Cake Recipe (Then Make It Your Own)

Who doesn’t need an easy little cake to nibble with a cup of tea?<p>You can frost this one with chocolate or use it to make an easy layer cake, shortcake, or trifle... or splash with juice, syrup, or liqueurs and top with whipped cream and fruit. Or simply add flavorful seeds—poppy, toasted sesame, …

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Science says that charisma can be learned — here are 9 proven strategies

"Charisma is simply the result of learned behaviors," says Olivia Fox Cabane, author of "The Charisma Myth."<p>Here's a rundown of the skills you can learn to become more charismatic:

4 Quick and Cozy New Recipes to Make in February

These quick and easy recipes are guaranteed to keep you warm this winter.<p>From slightly untraditional (but insanely tasty) drop biscuits to a meatball sub that practically makes itself, these cozy new recipes are guaranteed to keep you warm this February.<p>Like It's Hot<p>All you need is a big bowl, a …

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Nine Powerful Life Lessons From Studying With A Monk

By Robert Piper, Thanks to Body Mind Soul Spirit.<p>When I was 18 years old, I suffered from anxiety and stomach problems. A compassionate physician and …

Here are the powerful Mexican drug cartels that operate in the US

Virtually the entire US illicit-drug market is controlled by seven Mexican cartels, according to the US Drug Enforcement Administration's 2015 National Drug Threat Assessment Summary.<p>The DEA report notes that there are no organizations at this time with the infrastructure and power to challenge …

42 simple things that will help you discover your calling in life

"Sensations such as twinges, uneasiness, and tension are indicators that you may not be thinking, acting, or behaving in alignment with your authentic self, which is the source of all passion. When you sense constriction or discomfort stop and ask, "Why?" Let your intuition speak and decipher what …

63 Healthyish Super Bowl Snacks

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These Hotel Stocks Could Help Investors Sleep at Night

For the hotel industry, the past year has been bad enough to make shareholders want to empty the minibar.<p>In 2015, while the S&P 500 was essentially …

Why being smart and talented isn't enough to be successful

Now think of a few words that best describe that person.<p>What comes to mind? Smart? Organized? Confident? Disciplined? Inspiring?<p>If you're like most people, you probably focused largely on qualities like the last three — in other words, qualities that have more to do with the person's attitude than …

Yale psychologists have built a mathematical model for selfishness

Ever wonder why some people have a tendency to be nice—even in situations where it costs them—while others are constantly out for themselves? Psychologists from Yale University have built a formal mathematical model, combining game theory with ideas from behavioral economics, to show how humans …

A Major Cause of Unhappiness. Can you guess what it is?

Want to live a happier life and have a more productive work day? Take the scenic route to work. The concrete commute that most city dwellers …

These Super Bowl Sandwiches Have Their Game Faces On

These heroes, subs, grinders, and hoagies want to be your Super Bowl party sandwiches.<p>There's no absolutely no contest: The only sandwich worthy of your game day spread is a sub. Or hoagie. Or grinder. Or hero. Whatever you call it, you know what we're talking about. There's nothing fussy about a …

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50 Snow Day Recipes to Keep You Warm During the Blizzard

When the weather gets crazy, stay inside and cook (and nap).<p>When a few feet of snow pile up outside, there's only one thing to do: Hunker down, put on your sweatpants, and turn up the oven. Here are 50 recipes we keep on hand for glorious, work-from-home snow days, from long-braised meats to the …

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EU leaders consider two-year suspension of Schengen rules

Leaders will consider emergency measures to reintroduce internal borders at meeting on Monday, as France warns the entire European project is in 'very grave danger'<p>The Schengen system of free movement could be suspended for two years under emergency measures to be discussed by European ministers on …

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The Food Lab: Follow the Rules for the Best All-American Beef Stew

We've been stewing up a storm on Serious Eats recently, and we're not stopping any time soon. This time: All-American beef stew.<p>Sounds great, but what exactly is it? American beef stew doesn't have the same history or rules (thankfully) as some of the vaunted European stews like boeuf bourguignon …

10 Recipes that Prove Dried Beans are Worth It

A confession: When a recipe calls for soaking dried beans overnight, I nearly never do it. I go to the store, buy a can of beans, open it, and proceed from there. <i>I’ve just saved myself 12 hours</i>, I think. <i>Just the model of efficiency.</i><p>But my self-congratulation is misguided for a couple of reasons. …

8 Guaranteed Ways to Boost Your Confidence

Successful people often exude confidence -- it's obvious that they believe in themselves and what they're doing. It isn't their success that makes them confident, however. The confidence was there first.<p>Think about it:<p><b>Doubt breeds doubt.</b> Why would anyone believe in you, your ideas, or your …

12 science-backed tricks for appearing smarter than you are

But that doesn't mean you can't <i>appear</i> to look more intelligent.<p>In fact, there are plenty of science-backed ways to convince others that you're a modern-day Einstein.<p>We rounded up 12 of them, so you can impress everyone from your beau to your boss with your seeming brainpower.