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My Search for a Financial Adviser

Despite being a money expert himself, Kiplinger editor Mark Solheim found the advice industry to be a labyrinth of credentials and opaque fee …

Personal Finance

This 15-Minute Workout Is So Simple Yet CRAZY Effective

Train like a beast.<p>There's a reason Daft Punk's "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger" is on basically every workout playlist. We all want a routine that takes minimal time, but delivers maximum results.<p>Enter: The 15-Minute Beast Workout, created by Kristie Alicea, NCSF- and ACE-certified head trainer …

FYI: Dermatologists Say These Are the Best Moisturizers for Rosacea

According to Jennifer Herrmann, MD, FAAD, at Moy, Fincher, Chips Facial Plastic Surgery and Dermatology in Beverly Hills, "Rosacea is a chronic …

This Millennial Couple Is Saving $150,000 a Year and Plans to Retire by 2029. Here’s How They Do It

They even economize on food: 'Scallions are cheap.'<p>Some kids want to be a fire fighter, astronaut or a ballerina when they grow up. Lily He wanted to …

These $20 Leggings Have More Than 6,000 Five-Star Reviews on Amazon

<i>This story originally appeared on InStyle.com.</i><p>Finding the perfect pair of leggings can be tougher than spotting a needle in a haystack. They're …

6 Drugstore Beauty Products Every Woman Should Own

The best beauty products in the aisles, handpicked by Los Angeles-based celebrity hairstylist and founder of OUAI Haircare and maneaddicts.com, Jen …

The 8 Best Lower Ab Exercises for That Hard to Tone Spot

Build up your core with these expert-approved moves.<p>You’ve probably heard the saying, “abs are made in the kitchen.” But that's really only partly …

Workouts

These 10 Makeup Items Will Help Your Perfect Natural-Looking Makeup

As much as we beauty junkies love a strong lip, bold cat eye, and carefully chiseled contour, there's something refreshing about ditching our usual full-coverage foundation for a lighter, no-makeup makeup look. Not only is going a little less bold less of a time commitment, but it's also a …

Start from 0! This low-impact workout is perfect for beginners

Want to start working out but have no idea where to start? This workout is for you!<p>If you want to start exercising, but have no idea where to begin, this is the workout for you. It's low-impact and suitable for beginners of all ages.<p>This three-circuit routine will target your entire body. Circuit …

Chocolate Banana Frozen Yogurt

Is this chocolate banana frozen yogurt breakfast or dessert? We're not going to lie, it could really be either. With its intense chocolate flavor and …

The 10 Most Popular Beauty Products on the Internet Right Now

In certain corners of the internet and aisles of Sephora, beauty products are discussed with a fervor that borders on religious. Serums fly off …

Google Increased New Employee Productivity by 25 Percent With 1 Email. Here's What You Need to Know

Yet another example of when 'back to the basics' is great advice.<p>Onboarding, a term used to describe the period between job offer acceptance and assimilation (anywhere from 30 days to a year depending on the organization), is a critical time for new employees. Not only do they have to tackle a …

If You Want Stronger Abs, Do This Bodyweight Workout ASAP

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Bodyweight Exercises<p>Abs Workout<p>If You Want Stronger Abs, Do This Bodyweight Workout ASAP<p>Shares<p>Whatever the season, there's no …

15 Tips For Sounding Much More Professional At The Office

A little bit of rephrasing goes a long way.<p>"Using positive language in a negative situation can have a big impact on how you're remembered." —yourmate155<p>"It'll make them respect you more." —Inebriatedclusterfuk<p>"The phrase 'I assumed...' has a very negative connotation, and people will view it as …

Holding plank for a long time is pointless, fitness professor claims

Holding plank for ever-increasing periods of time has become a staple of many gym classes. Fitness experts claim that staying at the top of a push-up builds core, strengthens back muscles, tones the arms and teaches endurance.<p>But one sports scientist suggests that holding the position for any …

Exercise

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

This 15-Minute Workout Will Give Your Butt New Life

It targets super hard-to-reach muscles.<p>If you really want to perk up your peach, all-day-everyday squats aren't going to cut it. You need to remember to target all the muscles in your booty, especially your hamstrings.<p>That's because strong hammies lift your tush, power your cardio, and help prevent …

15 Ways to Get Someone Out of Your Head

Have you ever found that you just can’t stop thinking about someone—what they did or said, and how bewildered or hurt you were by their actions? When …

The Best Instagrammers To Follow for Major Haircut Inspiration

You wouldn’t want to miss out on your next signature style, would you?<p>Just a few select phrases stand between you and the next haircut that’ll make …

If Today Is Arm Day, Here Are 59 of the Most Effective Moves You Can Do

Add these moves to your strength training routine to sculpt and strengthen your arms and upper back. Some involve dumbbells and some use just your own bodyweight, but they all target and tone your upper body. As a bonus, a bunch of these moves also work your lower body and core at the same time! …

Speckled Easter Egg Chocolate Cake

Ingredients<p>Cake:<p>1 cup butter softened<br>• 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla<br>• 2 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1/2 cup cocoa powder<br>• 1 teaspoon each …

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

These Little-Known Amazon Skincare Products Have Huge Followings

If we're being honest, Amazon is much more than an e-commerce giant; it's a community. Many consumers are repeat shoppers (with Prime, how can you …

30+ Make-Ahead Lunches You Can Pack Tonight — Recipes from The Kitchn

What's one of the easiest ways to feel like you have your life together? If you ask us, it's prepping lunch the night before. In the grand scheme of …

Healthy Eating

If You Want a Bigger Butt, You've Got to Stop Believing These 5 Common Myths

Glutes are all the rage right now, and when you see all the before-and-after pictures on Instagram, it's hard not to wonder whether it's all real or whether you can achieve the same growth yourself. The truth is, anyone can build themselves a bigger booty, but it takes dedication, time, and energy. …

The 10 Best Books to Help You Retire Richer, According to Financial Advisors

How to retire early, with no worries.<p>Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there’s no shortage of books that say they’ll show you how to …

If You Want to Slim Your Waist, These Are the 13 Best Side Plank Variations

You can skip the crunches because plank is one of the most effective core-carving poses. But don't forget to spend a little time on your obliques by adding these side plank variations to your strength-training routine.<p>Begin by lying on your side. Bring your right elbow directly under your right …

27 foods you should stop buying immediately

Some foods are just not worth buying at the supermarket, whether it's because they're overpriced, misleading or bad for your health.<p>Here are the 27 foods you should never buy again.

Nutrition

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

The science-backed 7-minute fitness routine is a great way to get in shape

Looking for a way to get the benefits of a trip to the gym at home with no equipment? The Johnson & Johnson Official 7-Minute Workout can help.<p>Admittedly, when I first heard about the app, I assumed it was all hype. I was wrong.<p>Designed by exercise physiologist Chris Jordan, the app gets your heart …

Exercise