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America’s Top 10 Lakes to Visit This Fall (Photos)

Lake trips offer the perfect mix of relaxation and water action, plus the chance for some moonlit skinny-dipping.

Caramelized Peaches + Cream with a Toasted Crumble

Caramelized Peaches + Cream with a Toasted Crumble.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 30, 2013 68<p>You know my stance on peaches.<p>I firmly believe that you really only …

Guide to Grilling: Planking

For all that I've grilled (150-plus recipes and counting), there's always plenty of uncharted territory. One of those areas: <b>planking</b>. There aren't usually many planking recipes in cookbooks, save the ubiquitous planked salmon.<p>It wasn't until I started seeing Mike Lang over at Another Pint Please …

Grilling: Smoked Char Siu Pork Shoulder Steaks

There's been a lot of talk of New York City barbecue coming into its own over the past year or two. For the most part, this means that local pitmasters have reached levels of quality that match their regional counterparts. There are some exceptions, though, where pitmasters are taking creative …

Tag: Garden Visits

Letter from California: Lotusland Survives Fire and Fury in Montecito<p>by Kendra Wilson<p>Before & After: An Airy Gravel Garden for a Midcentury British …

Floating Islands: Garden Beds of Rare Lettuces

The French expression, “raconter des salades,” might translate roughly as “to spin a yarn,” but we promise we’re not making anything up when we tell …

How to grow chillies

Tips for growing chillies in your own home.<p>Sow seed in February for <i>Capsicum chinense</i> types such as Habanero Group, which take a long time to germinate, grow, flower and fruit. March/April is fine for C. <i>annuum</i> types such as 'Hungarian Hot Wax', which flower and fruit early. Use fresh seed-sowing …

Seaside Gardening: 10 Ideas for Serene Coastal Landscapes

Seaside gardening comes with challenges: salt spray, sandy soil, and wind. But you can overcome them, with hardy plants and clever hardscaping ideas …

Beautiful legendary gardens: in pictures - Telegraph

Sri Lanka

5 Videos You Must Watch Before Starting a Business | Inc.com

As any seasoned entrepreneur can tell you, starting a business is not always easy. From leadership to fundraising to recruiting, there are plenty of potholes in which you can get stuck as a fledgling founder.<p>Luckily, you can learn from the experiences of successful entrepreneurs who were once in …

Entrepreneurship

A Business Plan That Will Win Capital: 5 Steps | Inc.com

Your start-up is off to the races. You’ve developed a product and won a handful of customers. But now you face the biggest challenge of your venture’s short life - you don’t have enough cash to pay your employees and suppliers. Should you shut down or can you convince investors to keep your venture …

Venture Capital

5 Tools that Will You Save You Money

If the Great Recession taught us anything, it was to be more savvy shoppers and learn how to do comparison shop to do more with less.<p>The economy may be improving, but consumers are still hungry for deals and luckily, there are a variety of apps and websites to help them find the best prices on all …

4 tips to improve a low credit score

CNBC’s personal finance expert Sharon Epperson says to increase a low credit score, you should make sure your credit report is completely accurate, avoid using all your available credit and pay your bills on time every month.

Personal Finance

How to Pick the Best Credit Card for You

Consider these four things before signing up for a new card.<p>When looking for a credit card, use these points as a guide before you apply.<p><b>Interest</b> …

Track and Improve Your Credit

By now we have done a lot of work to cut down your expenses and improve your cash flow. You should also have a budget to help guide you going …

Personal Finance

Start up a Business With Your 401(k): How It Works | Inc.com

Bohnne Jones worked in the healthcare industry for 33 years until she was laid off in January 2002. Going back to school and picking up expertise in IT gave her a new start, but only a temporary one. A two-year engagement came to an end and then a position as a VP in a software start-up was over in …

Retirement

Taxes, Entitlements And Federal Debt In Charts

In response to a request, I've updated some charts and tables on federal taxes, entitlements and the overall trend in federal debt. My data sources are the various reports from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).<p>The CBO has a wealth of historical data as well as future projections, the latest of …

Income Inequality