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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

22 Books Highly Recommended by Successful People

People who achieve the most in life are often voracious readers.<p>People who achieve the most in life are keen on self-improvement, which is why they're also often voracious readers. Here are some excellent titles to check out, recommended by nearly two dozen successful executives.<p>1. <i>You Are a Badass</i> …

Authors recommend 11 US bookstores worth traveling for

Reading material, whether destination-related or just a way to while away the journey, is an essential packing list item. But cozy, well-curated independent bookstores are often trip-worthy in their own right. We asked 11 best-selling writers to tell us which shops are worth a detour for …

Books

Mountains to medina: the enduring appeal of Morocco

I sit down at the back of the herbalist’s shop and dab the sample of argan oil that Afaf Hargmane has given me on my forehead.<p>“Do you have a …

A math problem for Pi Day

<i>Satyan Linus Devadoss is a fellow of the American Mathematical Society and a professor of applied mathematics and computer science at the University of San Diego.</i><p>As a mathematician, I have dreams about Pi Day : Strangers would offer me flowers, give up their seats on the subway and even let me cut …

Study: For those over 90, alcohol better than exercise for longevity

Cheers to life — seriously.<p>When it comes to making it into your 90s, booze actually beats exercise, according to a long-term study.<p>The research, led by University of California neurologist Claudia Kawas, tracked 1,700 nonagenarians enrolled in the 90+ Study that began in 2003 to explore impacts of …

Alcohol

These Breathtaking Morocco Travel Destinations Will Stop You in Your Tracks

Morocco is easily one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The vast, breathtaking landscapes—from charming beachside towns to sweeping …

12 Books That Will Make You Want To Pack Your Bags And Travel Across India

Fuel that wanderlust.

If I Had To Build An Income Portfolio Today - Update 25

<b>Introduction</b><p>In October 2015, I wrote an article entitled "<b>If I Had to Build an Income Portfolio Today</b>" which was published by Seeking Alpha, October …

Two dying memoirists wrote bestsellers about their final days. Then their spouses fell in love.

SAN MATEO, Calif. — The literary pairing was inevitable.<p>"When Breath Becomes Air," Paul Kalanithi's memoir of his final years as he faced lung cancer at age 37, was published posthumously, in 2016, to critical acclaim and commercial success. "The Bright Hour," Nina Riggs's memoir of her final years …

29 Warm Dinners That Take Only 30 Minutes to Get on the Table

When it’s getting colder out and you’ve had a busy day, there’s nothing like ending the evening with a piping hot meal. But if said hot meal takes …

19 books we can't wait to read in 2018

2017 was a big year for books. During a time when the news cycle was often too much to handle, we turned to books to help us cope and make sense of …

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One

It came easily to Steve Jobs -- and it's something we all should embrace.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He …

Bitcoin for Beginners: Everything You Need to Know

Still confused about bitcoin? Don't know what cryptocurrency is? Can't figure out why anyone would want to make a chain out of blocks? You've come to …

Cryptocurrency

Super-Simple Make-Ahead Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars<p>Makes 24 bars<p><i>For the crust:</i> <br>14 whole graham crackers, broken into 1-inch pieces, or 1 3/4 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 7 …

Proposed Mortgage Rules Will Reduce Your Home-Buying Power By 21%: Report

Toronto and Vancouver would be hit hardest, Ratehub founder says.<p>A proposal by Canada's banking regulator to expand "stress tests" for mortgage …

Why are good men so hard to find?

Spend a little time with single women in their early to mid-30s, and you'll be grateful you're not one of them. The relationship scene is even more dismal today than when I was their age. All the women want serious relationships that lead to marriage, but many of the men they meet do not. All too …

The Only Cake Recipe You'll Need This Summer

My friend Jodi Rhoden started baking cakes out of her Barbie-pink house in Asheville, North Carolina in 2006. The venture became so popular, so fast, that she opened a bakery, and wrote a cookbook about Southern cake ladies, the home bakers everyone around town knows to call up for a birthday …

You'll Want to Pour This Avocado Dressing Over Every Salad You Eat — and You Should!

[1]<p>Creamy Avocado Dressing<p>Sprinkle of Green [2]<p>Notes<p>This sauce is also great to use as a dip. Sweet potato chips go perfectly with this, and it's a nice variation from the usual guacamole.<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 ripe avocado<br>• 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard<br>• 1 cup water<br>• Handful of coriander (cilantro) leaves<br>• 1 …

5 signs you're in a toxic job without even realizing it

<i>Spoiler alert: This article alludes to a few plot points from The Circle, so if you want to remain 110% spoiler-free, best to click out now.</i><p>By now, you've probably seen the trailer for the movie, "The Circle," the new thriller based on Dave Eggers' book of the same name. For reference, it's about …

Emma Watson

John Wooden’s 7-Point Creed: ‘Be Thankful’

The seventh item of Coach Wooden’s Seven-Point Creed is, “Give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.”<p>When Coach spoke on this …

2 Stocks You Can Buy and Hold Forever

Yes, "forever" is an awfully long commitment. Most people have eventually sold stock they've bought, whether the holding period was years, weeks, or even hours. It's rare to find a gem that's worth hanging on to forever.<p>Although there aren't a lot of stocks that are potentially eternal winners, I …

12 Things to Add to 2018 For a Healthier, Happier Year

In the New Year, there are some things you should cut back on to be healthier, but also so many things you should add in. The best part? They're so simple — and many of them cost absolutely nothing. Try adding more of each of these to your day-to-day in 2018 to make this year so much better than …

The Best Money Bloggers of 2016

For the smartest investing advice of the year, check out these sites.<p>Blogs are different, and they’re valuable. I still get much of my news and most …

Retirement

I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

The bad thing is that one time a stack of said books collapsed on my desk neighbor.<p>Without a doubt, the books that moved me most this year focused on psychology and behavioral science — and as 2016 draws to a close, I'm reflecting on everything I learned.<p>Below, I've rounded up the most meaningful …

Self-improvement

The first question Richard Branson asks entrepreneurs about their business ideas

If you are an aspiring entrepreneur looking to gain the interest of the Virgin Group founder Richard Branson, you might want to ask yourself this question.<p>Learn more about Branson in the new film "Don't Look Down" — a true account of his near-death balloon flying adventures.<p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On …

Entrepreneurship

How She Did It: 'Booking a holiday was too complicated - so I changed it'

Early in 2013, while chatting with her sister over a glass of wine about her hobby of travel blogging, Nena Chaletzos, 41, had a lightbulb moment: no one had successfully made travel search simple and easy. It was this realisation that lead her to throw in her lucrative City career and walk the …

How to dress like an adult

<i>This article is part of a series aimed at helping you navigate life’s opportunities and challenges. What else should we write about? Contact us:</i> <i>smarterliving@nytimes.com</i><i>.</i><p>A few years ago, I was sitting in an Yves Saint Laurent presentation (this was before the Hedi Slimane era, when it was still …