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I make $200,000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it works only because I followed 5 steps

Ever since landing my first job post-college in 1999, I've been determined to build enough passive income in order to not have a job. A future that included getting into work by 5:30 a.m. and leaving after 7:30 p.m. each day for decades seemed too brutal to endure.<p>In 2009, I decided that if I could …

Real Estate

How I’m getting richer every day: 4 ways to increase wealth

I’m not hungry for money. Compared to several years ago, when I had less money, I still have the same life.<p>I wake up, drink my freshly brewed coffee, …

Personal Finance

Dinner's Covered: Our One-Week Paleo Meal Planner

The main reason people abandon a new diet or eating style? Not knowing what to eat to stay on track. Sure, the first few weeks are totally …

10 reasons the UK countryside is the ultimate storybook trip

I HAD been to England in the past, but had never really <i>seen</i> it until I ventured out to the countryside. From rolling hills to ancient castles, …

Doing this simple stretch when you wake up can give you more energy

Tim Sitt, author of "Move Or Die: How the Sedentary Life is Killing Us and How Movement, Not Exercise, Can Save Us," explains a simple morning stretch that can give you more energy throughout the day. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>Spread your feet about 3 feet apart and you're going to</i> …

Architects’ 8 Favorite Warm Gray Paints

When it comes to choosing gray paint, looks can be deceiving: Often grays that look fine on a swatch end up being too blue-toned on a wall, making …

Drinking Your Coffee This Way Could Change Your Health

What's your first thought when you wake up in the morning? Whether you immediately crave a gallon (or 10) of coffee or you'd prefer to sip on a glass …

8 Benefits of Barre Class That Will Make You Want to Book a Session

No matter your fitness level, you can attend a barre class and get something out of it. As Tanya Becker, the co-founder and chief creative officer of …

Sessions spoke twice with Russian ambassador during Trump’s presidential campaign, Justice officials say

By Adam Entous ,<p>Adam Entous<p>Reporter who wrote about national security, foreign policy and intelligence.<p>Bio<p>Ellen Nakashima and<p>Ellen Nakashima<p>National security reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Greg Miller<p>Greg Miller<p>Reporter covering national security<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Then-Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) spoke twice …

News

31 Lettuce Wraps That Aren't Just Skimpy Appetizers

Move over, sandwiches.<p>Don’t get us wrong, we love chowing down on a hearty sub as much as the next person. But when so many people seem to be eating …

Norwegian Air Announces New Routes from U.S. to Europe, With Fares from $65

But you'll have to act fast in order to snag one of the deals.<p>As promised, Norwegian Air has announced dirt- cheap fares across the Atlantic on flights launching this summer out of less-traveled airports in the Northeast to points in Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Scotland. But if you want to snag …

Northern Ireland

Are these the 10 greatest city breaks on Earth?

Opposites attract, especially when it comes to holidays. If you live a stressful city life, a week or two in the countryside probably seems like an ideal antidote to the pressures of everyday life – the best way to slow down, unwind and refresh the soul. If you are retired and living a rural idyll, …

This Website Has the Best Flight Deals 99% of the Time, Says a Travel Pro

While the purpose of a vacation is to relax and unwind, the lead-up to a trip can have the opposite effect. Between trawling flight websites, finding …

Ceramic Pottery Reveals an Ancient Geomagnetic Field Spike

More than 2,500 years ago in the ancient Near East, the Earth's geomagnetic field was going gangbusters. During the late eighth century B.C., a new …

How Pho Genius Andrea Nguyen Makes a Richer Vegan Broth

If pho is largely defined by its meaty origins—an otherworldly broth sprung from unwanted bones and off-cuts—then how on earth do you make pho without meat at all?<p>Cookbook author Andrea Nguyen's answer was to do it with plenty of care and respect for tradition—and a totally nontraditional, equally …

Nguyen

7 Foods That Will Help You Sleep At Night

In her book <i>The Sleep Revolution,</i> Arianna Huffington discussed the ever-growing sleep deprivation crisis in our country and how the lack of a good …

14 Soak-Worthy Hot Springs to Chase

The hot bath has long been used as treatment for releasing stress and promoting better health. This isn't an old wives' tale, especially when it …

Greek Turkey Meatballs

<i>Everyone’s favorite meatballs made healthier! So moist, so tender and so easy to make, drizzled with Greek yogurt tzatziki sauce!</i>These meatballs are …

How To Make Chocolate Pound Cake

<b>Heat the oven and prepare the pan:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven, making sure there are no racks above it, and heat to 325°F. Coat a …

6 Expert-Approved Ways To Lose Fat Fast

#3 should be easy.<p>When it comes to reaching our weight-loss goals, we've got about as much patience as we do sitting in traffic when we're already late for work<i>.</i><p>But in order to get to your goal as quickly as possible, you've got to forget about crash dieting. That's because making strategic tweaks …

Fitness

The Most Charming Bed-and-Breakfasts in Big Cities Around the World

With a quiet and cozy atmosphere, friendly hosts, and a scrumptious breakfast served on china, a quaint bed-and-breakfast can be the perfect place to …

Travel Tools I Use to Learn, Work and Play Anywhere in the World

Here are the best travel apps, services and tools I use to work, learn, plan, play, track habits, manage time, write, read and more.<p>I’d like to …

Entrepreneurship

New England Clam Chowder

Living in coastal New England, having a good recipe for New England Clam Chowder as part of your recipe collection is an absolute must. And – if your …

Cooking

12 Life-Changing Skincare Products to Try Before You Die

We're tried a lot of skin products—as in, so many—so a peek at our bathroom vanities might make you think we moonlight as estheticians (which, …

Skin Care

8 of the best free workouts on YouTube

Who says you need an expensive gym membership to get fit?<p>If you're looking to get fit, but the cost of a gym membership is putting you off and you …

Exercise

Neck Exercises and Stretches for a Herniated Disc

Herniated disc, bulging disc, slipped disc: Whatever you want to call it, this condition is extremely painful.<p>Herniated discs are most common in …

Moroccan Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese Soup | HBH

Hi, hi.<p>It’s soup Monday and I personally couldn’t be happier about it. For the soup… and for Monday. For a Monday? Wait what?<p>See, some weeks I really …

The Best Soups to Make When You Don't Have Time to Cook

There comes a time every winter when you peer into your pantry and declare enough is enough… No. More. Pasta. Sure, it's the staple dish in a busy …

How to beat stomach bugs on the road

It’s a common experience for a traveller – but what can you do to cut the risks of a stomach bug while out seeing the world?<p>In Nepal, you better keep your mouth shut when you take a shower.<p>You may be in the fanciest hotel in Kathmandu, but if the water touches your lips, prepare to postpone your …

Travelers

25 habits that psychologists have linked with happiness

Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of psychological research to suggest that certain activities can help …