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Wealthfront's CEO Says This Is the Smartest Way to Invest $50K

We strongly advocate that the first priority for individuals to be healthy financially is to make sure that they pay off expensive debt, spend less than they make, and build up an emergency fund of 3-6 months of expenses before they approach long- term investment.<p><i>This question originally appeared</i> …

The Smartest Thing You Can Do for Yourself Today (You Won’t Regret It)

<i>Those who do not get up and move, do not notice their chains.</i>About a decade ago Angel and I started the blog that would ultimately become <i>Marc and</i> …

Writing

6 Powerful Ways to Become More Persistent (And Never Quit Again)

You’re talented, you have great ideas and you’re hard working, but you’re often unrecognized, misunderstood and taken for granted.<p>Whether it’s in …

12 mind tricks that will make people like you and help you get ahead

Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you encounter.<p>None of these tricks are deceitful or disingenuous, except for number six, and I trust that you'll only use that one with good reason.<p>As soon as you become …

Emotional Intelligence

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

Self-improvement

25 TED Talks That Will Make You a Better Leader

You can improve your skills by watching lectures from these amazing and brilliant individuals.<p>If you're the owner of a business or someone in a management position, then you know how often employees, colleagues, and partners turn to you when they have questions, concerns, or need advice. Not only …

The 9 Best Japanese Whiskies Available In the U.S. (and the Best One That Isn’t)

This whisky has won over 17 awards including gold medals at the International Spirits Challenge in 2007, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014. It’s a smooth …

The Science of Breathing

Your body breathes on autopilot—so why worry about how to inhale and exhale when you could be mastering an arm balance? For one thing, breath …

11 Training Tips for Running Your First Half-Marathon

Running a half-marathon is all the rage these days, especially among women. In fact, a recent Running USA Report revealed that 13.1 is the …

Tour de France 2015: Cycling fears 'mechanical doping' poses increased threat to sport

Special report: UCI is to bring in checks on the Tour to prevent use of 'motor-assisted' bikes, reports Tom Cary<p>Something feels wrong. Very wrong. I am cruising past Baden Cooke, a former green jersey winner at the Tour de France, on a climb called Mortola, near Monaco on the coast road to Italy. …

How to Be a Better Sleeper

Everyone in my family is sleep-deprived. My wife, who usually writes this column, is so overtaxed this month that she asked me to fill in for her. …

Elon Musk's first wife explains what it takes to become a billionaire

She recently posted a response to a Quora thread asking: "Will I become a billionaire if I am determined to be one and put in all the necessary work required?"<p>Her answer is "no," though she says the Quora reader is asking the wrong question.<p>"You're determined. So what? You haven't been racing naked …

Elon Musk

100 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

Over the past few years, I've learned the value of asking the right questions. Sometimes what we ask is just as important as the answers we …

Positive Thinking

8 Slow, Difficult Steps to Become a Millionaire

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Dharmesh Shah, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>Money of course isn't everything. Not by a long shot. Where your definition of success is concerned, money may rank far down the list. Everyone’s definition of …

Self-improvement

The Well of Being: An Extraordinary Children’s Book for Grownups about the Art of Living with Openhearted Immediacy

A lyrical invitation to awaken from the trance of the limiting stories we tell ourselves and just live.<p><i>“This is the greatest damn thing about the universe,”</i> Henry Miller wrote in his magnificent meditation on the meaning of existence, <i>“that we can know so much, recognize so much, dissect, do</i> …

Books

13 Motivational Quotes For All You Procrastinators

You meant to start that big project today. Really, you did. But somehow between your Twitter feed and that impromptu Netflix marathon, today rolled by and you're no closer to your goals.<p>Procrastination happens to everybody. Sometimes, you just need that little kick in the butt -- and sometimes, …

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

A Vintage Illustrated Love Letter to Books and How They’re Made

Zen monks in 12th-century China bemoaned books as a perilous distraction to be avoided at all costs, and yet we’ve come to embrace that singular medium of immersive contemplation as one of life’s greatest joys. <i>“A book is a heart that only beats in the chest of another,”</i> Rebecca Solnit wrote nine …

12 Things You Need To Know Before Buying Your Own Property

Joining the property market is exciting - but it’s also expensive and supremely stressful. This is why it pays to be prepared before you enter the …

These Books Can Teach You to Be the Best at Anything

After my post <i>What does it take to become an expert at anything?</i> a number of people have written, curious about where to learn more on the subject.<p>A …

Harvard Business School

Everything You Need to Know to Run Better, Faster, Stronger, Longer

Rain or shine, indoors or out, you are piling up the miles, getting ready for next month’s 10K. But your performance doesn't seem to be improving, …

The One Exercise That Just Might Change Your Running Forever

What if all it took to improve your running immeasurably was a few minutes marching in place?<p>In a 2011 New York Times Magazine feature, Christopher McDougall, author of <i>Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Super Athletes and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen</i> experimented with just that.<p>"I was …

How to Stop Being Lazy and Get More Done: 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

How to Find Yourself

At the age of twenty-one, artist and writer <b>James Harmon</b> chanced upon a copy of Rilke’s <i>Letters to a Young Poet</i> and found himself mesmerized. Rilke’s elegant exploration of the deepest human concerns — love, fear, art, doubt, sex — prompted young Harmon to wonder what the best advice to young people …

30 Days of “Quantum Poetry” Celebrating the Glory of Science

<i>“The ideal scientist thinks like a poet and works like a bookkeeper,”</i> the influential biologist E.O. Wilson said in his spectacular recent conversation with the former Poet Laureate Robert Hass, exploring the shared creative wellspring of poetry and science. A beautiful embodiment of it comes from</b> …

Google & IEEE launch $1M 'Little Box' challenge to shrink power inverters

Can you imagine 2,000 watts of alternating current electrical power coming out of a device no larger than a small laptop?<p>For comparison’s sake, today’s 15-inch laptops <i>consume</i> a mere 40 – 65 watts (using an external power brick). Now Google wants something the size of laptop, hooked to a solar …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Pacific Nation Bans Fishing in One of World's Largest Marine Parks

Kiribati announces "very significant" step at U.S. Our Ocean conference.<p>A tiny island nation that controls a vast area of the Pacific Ocean has announced it will ban all commercial fishing in a massive marine park that is the size of California.<p>Anote Tong, the president of Kiribati—a chain of …

Why we’re all so obsessed with deep learning

You might have noticed the flurry of activity lately around deep learning. It’s an approach to data analysis centered around stacks of artificial …

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …