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How much money should I have in a savings account? | Investopedia

A:<p>Most financial advisers or budgeting experts recommend that individuals and households keep enough money in liquid savings to form an adequate …

When to Say No: Do a Couple Things Well Instead of Everything Poorly

Do you sometimes (or always) feel like you have too much to do and too little time to do it? Regardless of how well we manage our time, eventually we …

San Francisco

3 Ways to Get a Great Workout at Planet Fitness

Make the most of your $10-a-month membership fee<p>When it comes to getting in shape, snagging a membership to a low-price gym—like Planet Fitness—is definitely one of the most cost-effective ways to reach your goals. (Any gym is better than no gym!) "However, since they've replaced traditional …

Workouts

How Power Affects Your Productivity

Think about the last time you came home from work completely and totally drained. I don’t mean the good kind of tired, when you’ve worked hard and gotten something done. I’m talking about exhaustion, colored by frustration and tinged with anger. Maybe you even felt hopeless. You were fed up, trying …

15 Pre-Workout Snacks You Can Make in 5 Minutes

Running out the door to hit the gym? Take just five minutes to make a healthy pre-workout snack and you’ll be happy you did. Experts say what you eat before a workout can have a major impact on how easy (or freakin’ hard) your gym session ends up being. A good rule of thumb is to make your snack a …

18 Exercise Upgrades for More Muscle

The good news: The best fitness coaches need only one sentence to tell you how to improve your results. Apply their words to your workouts, and you'll upgrade your routine instantly. Use these 18 tips from the top trainers in the industry to help you perfect your form, engage the right muscles, …

9 Simple Cardio/Core Exercises You Can Do At Home

You want to work out but you don’t always have the time to implement a workout routine into your busy day. Finding time for daily exercise takes …

Workouts

How to Manage Someone You Don’t Like

Everybody complains about incompetent bosses or dysfunctional co-workers, but what about irritating direct reports? What should you do if the person you manage drives you crazy? If the behavior is a performance issue, there’s a straightforward way to address what’s irking you — but what do you do …

What Everyone Should Know About Managing Up

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>Having a healthy, positive relationship with your boss makes your work life much easier — it’s also good for your job satisfaction and your career. But some managers don’t make it easy. Bad bosses are the stuff of legend. And too many managers are overextended, overwhelmed, or …

How to Prevent Your Body from Aching During a Long Plane Flight

To keep your bod from hating you after you deplane, Matheny recommends a series of stretches that target the muscles that start to scream. Check out the entire sequence in the pin-able infographic below, then scroll down for a detailed breakdown.<p><b>How to Stretch Pre-Flight</b><br>Doing the following moves at …

The Best CHEST EXERCISE You’re Not Doing…RIGHT!

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley1 day agoView …

Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

In my ten years as an executive coach, I have never had someone raise his hand and declare that he needs to work on his emotional intelligence. Yet I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard from people that the one thing their colleague needs to work on is emotional intelligence. This is the …

7 Treadmill Mistakes You Might Be Making

<b>Mistake #2: Skipping the Warm-Up</b><br>"The biggest mistake I see by far is people going too fast too soon," says Fortune. "They start off from a dead standstill at a pace that is unsustainable, and inevitably slow down to a shuffle or start walking shortly after they begin." Instead, start by walking, …

Groundbreaking Study Reveals The Main Reason Behind Most Cases Of Cancer

The researchers said Thursday that random DNA mutations accumulating in various parts of the body during ordinary cell division were the prime culprits behind many cancer types.<p>They looked at 31 cancer types and found that 22 of them, including leukemia and pancreatic, bone, testicular, ovarian, …

Cancer

America is roaring back

For much of the past year, the Republican Party has been doing its best to scare people. Its electoral strategy was dependent on people feeling that we are a nation in decline. The GOP knew that the only way it would do well was by making people feel bad about America.<p>The problem with that …

Middle-class

'Detoxing' has been debunked. Maybe it's time to debunk that

A few years ago, probably the most irritating thing about New Year’s Day was running into people who couldn’t resist telling you about their January detox plans: how they’d decided to spurn alcohol for a month, eat only raw foods, undergo a juice cleanse, subsist entirely on superfoods or expel …

Wellness

Clean-Eating Recipes That Will Get You Through January

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

American liberalism loses its poet

Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo dies at 82.<p>He was, in his day, the poet laureate of American liberalism, the Democratic Party’s most passionate defender of the underdog and its most articulate critic of the trickle-down gospel of Reaganomics. A fiercely proud son of immigrants, he believed, as he …

Government

Most cancer types 'just bad luck'

<b>Most types of cancer can be put down to bad luck rather than risk factors such as smoking, a study has suggested.</b><p>A US team were trying to explain why some tissues were millions of times more vulnerable to cancer than others.<p>The results, in the journal Science, showed two thirds of the cancer types …

Cancer

The 10 Biggest Fitness Trends for 2015

From HIIT to strength training, personal training, and yoga, find out what's going to be big in the New Year<p>2014 was the year that high-intensity …

Is Your Boss a Psychopath?

The debauchery-laden film by Martin Scorsese <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> isa prime example of financial corruption, excess, and corporate greed. It’s the rags to riches to rags story of a hotshot, real-life New York stockbroker, Jordan Belfort, who conned his way through life, starting at the bottom of …

The Best Fitness Tips of 2014

The Year’s Best Fitness Tips<p>Enhance your workouts with cutting-edge research and insight from experts<p>Every year, with the help of prominent exercise labs and the nation’s top trainers, <i>Men’s Health</i> strives to bring you the latest and best information in fitness. Our goal: to help you make greater …

Down With the King: Christianity Isn’t Hiding in Rap’s Closet

Hip-hop isn’t only a place to talk about fantasies like being a millionaire and having dope kicks—it’s where you can talk about God.<p>“As I mapped out …

How many calories do you have to burn to lose 1 pound?

Years ago, scientists played around with a pound of squishy, slimy human fat and found that it contained 3,500 calories of energy.<p>But— sorry to break it to you— burning a pound of fat isn't as simple as burning through 3,500 calories.<p>Consider the following and infuriating (at least for thin guys) …

55 Tips to Lose Weight for Good

The secret to permanent weight loss can be found in your daily decisions. It's about switching from diets and quick fix solutions to permanent lifestyle change. We all know someone (maybe it's you?) who wants to lose weight but quit after two to four weeks. Results didn't happen fast enough. Or it …

Worth a Watch: 5 Smart Pieces of Marriage Advice from Divorcees

The video is definitely worth watching (it’s really heartwarming, in a surprising way). But if you don’t have the time, here are the five main pointers from people who have loved and lost… and learned a thing or two along the way:<p><b>Know Yourself and Love Yourself</b><br>This first piece of advice is …

iLepo Flyshark Foldable Bluetooth Keyboard

One of the worst things about smartphones is that the physical keyboard has turned into an on-screen one, making it nearly impossible to type long …

Gear Closet: Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless Earbuds

Now that Christmas is over, it is time to start looking ahead to the New Year, a time when many people make resolutions to workout more and to get …

NerdWallet: When couples disagree on money

Asking a potential mate for his or her credit score or a copy of last year's tax returns might be taboo, but such uncomfortable discussions could lead to healthier relationships.<p>Research indicates financial conflict is one of the main predictors of divorce, suggesting couples may want to discuss …