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3 No-Brainer 8%+ Dividends Perfect For Retirement

First-level investors are at it again, crowing that now is a great time to give the vaunted Dividend Aristocrats another look.<p>(You’ve probably heard of these darlings of the income world: they’re the 53 stocks that have hiked their dividends for 25 straight years or more.)<p><b>Desperate for a Deal</b><p>So why …

Investing

Billionaire Ray Dalio: Quit these 4 bad habits to start actually achieving your goals

Finding a fulfilling career can sometimes feel impossible. More than half of U.S. workers don't feel engaged at their jobs according to a 2017 report …

Self-improvement

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 Do You Know Someone Is a Top-Notch Leader? Look for These 4 Signs

If you're going to build a leadership team to change the world, start with these 4 attributes.<p>If you find yourself seeking to improve your leadership skills, remember this: Leadership is a journey, so enjoy the ride. And just when you think you've arrived at the top of the mountain, look up: You'll …

Charisma

Five Ways to Beat Back-to-School Jitters - Expert Tips & Advice . PBS Parents | PBS

It’s that time of year again: Summer is winding down and families are preparing for the new school year. Whether your child is headed to kindergarten …

Kids

66 Positive Things You Should Be Saying to Your Child

In a world where saying "no" is usually a lot easier than saying "yes," it is important to bring up children who don't feel that negativity has a higher value than positivity. Encouraging words can have a truly lasting effect on your kiddos years and years after you've said them, so we should …

Happiness

How to Start Your Own Podcast (and Get a Million People to Listen)

Even if -- especially if -- you're starting from zero.<p>Want to start your own podcast? Getting the right equipment is easy; there are plenty of podcast equipment guides. What's harder is finding the right topic... and then getting people to listen.<p>Case in point: Matt Chittim, host of <i>The Rambling</i> …

Self-improvement

The Stanford professor who pioneered praising kids for effort says we’ve totally missed the point

It is well known that telling a kid she is smart is wading into seriously dangerous territory.<p>Reams of research show that kids who are praised for being smart fixate on performance, shying away from taking risks and meeting potential failure. Kids who are praised for their efforts try harder and …

Self-improvement

This Trick Will Get Rid of Most Insects Around Your Home

Before you reach for the chemical-laden bug spray and store-bought insect repellents, there’s a natural solution you can try—peppermint.<p>Insects hate …

Cleaning

Don't You Dare Trade Options Before You Read This

This was published on Margin of Safety Investing a couple weeks ago to help new members understand options a bit better. …

Investing

The upside of quitting: Why quitters always win and losers never quit

“Quitters never win and winners never quit.”<p>These are the infamous words of legendary NFL coach, Vincent Lombardi, considered by many to be one the …

Motivation

Want a Happy Marriage? Science Says Couples Should Do These 7 Things for Each Other Often

Author Eric Barker dissects the book, "The All-or-Nothing Marriage: How the Best Marriages Work," and discovers science-backed behaviors for a happy marriage.<p>How many motivational books have you read? You know how it goes, right? The author conveys his or her version of the secrets of life, …

Happiness

Yes, You Should Still Change Your DNS Settings for Better Internet

The DNS (Domain Name System) server settings on your laptop, phone, or router are your gateway to the web—converting easy-to-remember domain names …

Information Security

Why most people will never be successful

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Self-improvement

National Bank updates its ‘Dividend All-Stars’ portfolio

This week, National Bank Financial updated its “Dividend All-Stars” portfolio for the second half of 2018, replacing three securities in its holdings of 25 stocks.<p>There are three key criteria for inclusion in the portfolio. First, each security must provide investors with an annualized yield of 4 …

Investing

Use this Harvard Law checklist to prepare for any negotiation

When it comes to workplace conflict, many of us sabotage ourselves. Instead of preparing for difficult conversations—which requires dealing with uncomfortable emotions and complex strategies—we avoid the issue until we’re forced to confront it, face-to-face. Emotions like anger and fear then get …

Management

Ready for a re-do? 5 tips to reinvent your career at any stage of life

I recently made the choice to quit my corporate job. After putting up with the same negativity and toxic work environment for years, I decided it was …

Customer Service

5 science-backed strategies for being more likable to employers, romantic partners, and everyone in-between

One of the greatest feelings in the world is knowing that someone likes you. Are you likable?<p>It doesn't matter if it's your crush, your boss, a new friend or your favorite barista.<p>It's possible that these three words are some of the most powerful in the English language:<p><i>I like you.</i><p>Okay, okay, I …

Body Language

After spending 5 years studying millionaires, I've found that there are 3 types of people who end up the wealthiest

Over a nearly four-year period, I interviewed 233 wealthy individuals. During these interviews I asked each rich person 144 questions. It took me another 18 months to summarize and analyze their responses. In an effort to share my research I've written several books sharing their habits, thinking, …

Study Skills

Mark Cuban's Best Productivity Hack Is Seriously Beyond Brilliant

Controlling his schedule gives him power over his success, health, and destiny. Here's how he does it.<p>Conventional wisdom says that "collaboration" is the key to success. Indeed, companies have spent umpteen billions of dollars on open plan offices specifically to increase the number of meetings …

Time Management

Access to Customer Data is ‘Hit or Miss’: CMO Council

Cracks across the technology stack reveal just how challenging it is for marketers to cleanly define one single view of the customer, and efficiently …

Marketing

How to Last Longer in Bed, According to Male Porn Stars

Advice from pros on how to avoid being a One Minute Man.<p>Thanks to cheap sitcom jokes, the marathon power poundings of porn, and a host of other cultural and societal pressures, many men worry about not lasting long enough in bed. Lasting as long as Kanye West, they learn, is a perquisite for good …

Muscle

The CEO of Salesforce Found Out His Female Employees Were Paid Less Than Men. His Response Is a Priceless Leadership Lesson

Marc Benioff doesn't believe you can be a decent CEO in 2018 if you're not committed to paying women and men equally.<p>According to a press release by the American Association of University Women (AAUW), new U.S. Census Bureau data revealed that women working full time on average "still make 80 cents …

Team Building

Menu science: The subtle ways restaurant get you to spend more

Ever go out for a casual dinner with a friend and end up spending twice what you planned? Or order the most expensive item from the secret menu at Burger’s Priest just for the Instagram joy of seeing a towering pile of hamburger sandwiched between two grilled cheeses?<p>Now more than ever, we eat out. …

McDonald's

Maple Leafs goalie coach Steve Briere has a plan

TORONTO – Steve Briere’s dreams come with blueprints.Before making the prestigious, prodigious leap to the Toronto Maple Leafs, Briere’s goaltending …

Ice Hockey

The Unspoken Rules of Wearing a Suit

<b>You might need to wear a suit for any number of occasions;</b> for work, a wedding, a christening or even to impress the in-laws at a formal function. …

Clothing

Raising Brilliant Kids — With Research To Back You Up

<i>An earlier version of this piece ran in 2016.</i><p>"Why are traffic lights red, yellow and green?"<p>When a child asks you a question like this, you have a few options. You can shut her down with a "Just because." You can explain: "Red is for stop and green is for go." Or, you can turn the question back to …

Pedagogy

Hub6 brings modern home security to Canadian homes with the Shield hub

Toronto-based Hub6 wants to change how people look at home security hardware and software.<p>The startup began life as a home consulting company, but …

Home Automation

How to be smarter than people smarter than you

<i>Are you ready for this big secret?</i> Read.<p><i>— — —</i><p><i>Thanks for taking your time with this post! If you liked this, please hit the —</i><p><b>Just kidding.</b> I have more …

Money

Beating the bullies by thinking differently

Share selection to:<p>Whether at work, school or at home, bullying has the potential to greatly wound victims – in whatever form it takes: physical, …

Psychology