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13 bad money habits you should break in 2016 to build more wealth

Getting rich is a long-term game.<p>The good news is that starting to accumulate wealth is almost entirely under your control — all it takes is patience, the right mentality, and smart habits.<p>If you want to master your money and build wealth, start by ditching these 13 costly habits as you head into …

Yes, You Can Make Cheese Out Of Greek Yogurt. Here's How.

And it's delicious.<p>Cheese-making is often thought as an activity best left in the hands of professionals -- it involves live enzymes, after all -- but this is not always the case. Some cheeses are so easy to make at home it's a shame you haven't been making (and eating) them your whole life. …

Breakfast

Ten common mistakes DIY investors make

When a do-it-yourself investor, 72, came in with his wife to ask Kurt Rosentreter whether they were on the right track, Mr. Rosentreter had a simple analysis: No.<p>"They engaged me to do some retirement cash-flow forecasts," says Mr. Rosentreter, a financial adviser at Manulife Securities. He …

Investing

Let’s Get This Party Started: 16 Swoon-Worthy Ideas for a Valentine’s Soirée

Valentine’s Day is for lovers. Nope, not true. No way. No how. It’s for everyone (collective aww). And while you don’t have to (and shouldn’t) express your love to everyone you walk past on the street, you should let your buds know that you’re pretty sweet on them. The best and more efficient way …

The 8 trends that will make or break you in 2014

2013 has drawn to a close and it was one for the record books with the best yearly stock returns in almost 15 years. While not as eventful as …

What Dreams Are Made Of: Understanding Why We Dream (About Sex and Other Things)

By figuring out why we dream, researchers are hoping to nail down what the nightly cavalcade of images and events means.<p>Ever since Sigmund Freud …

6 Moves That Lengthen and Strengthen

Exercise 1 Grand Pliés<p>Because this move is wider than the average squat, your inner thighs get in on the action. Stand with your feet wider than hip width, toes turned out <b>(A)</b>. Squat down as low as you can while keeping your chest high and letting your arms hang down in front of you <b>(B)</b>. As …

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

Hacking

Weight Loss Tips

What Women Who've Lost a Ton of Weight Want You to Know<p>Steal their tricks to drop a size<p>Ever look at a woman who’s experienced a dramatic weight loss and wonder what her secret is? Well, no need to wonder anymore—we got tons of <i>Women’s Health</i> followers who dropped pounds to share the one tip they …

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

How to Help a Lonely Friend

Not sure how to help someone who is feeling lonely? These suggestions will help you make them feel better.<p><b>A Small Gesture</b> <br>A lonely person's pity …

Loneliness

How to pay for health care in retirement

Health-care costs in retirement, we are often told by the experts, will be mind-boggling expensive. On average, expected costs will represent …

Charlotte Moss's Wine List

Our guest pop-up editor for the November 2013 issue shares her favorite wines. Try a few of these at your next party.<p><b>White:</b><br>2010 One Woman Wines Estate Reserve Chardonnay, $40<p>2008 Baron de Ladoucette, Pouilly-Fume, $95<p>2010 Patz & Hall Chardonnay, $21<p>2010 Hyde de Villaine Chardonnay, $60<p>2011 …

21 Food Superstitions You Should Really Know About

From spilling salt to cutting bananas, here are 21 kitchen-related superstitions you should be aware of.<p>Everyone knows that garlic wards off vampires and that spilling salt is terrible luck. But did you know that you should never cut a banana with a knife? And speaking of knives, did you know that …

Hot Cross Buns

Why the 9-to-5 Day Is So Tough on Creative Workers

"Knowledge workers" tend to be more unfocused in both the early morning and mid-afternoon. Why force them to work when they're least productive?<p>Today, workers are putting in increasingly more hours—so much so that the 40-hour week has become a relic of the past. But pushing employees to clock up …

7 Beautiful Natural Air Freshener Aromatherapy Recipes: Baking Soda

We all want our house to smell good. Whether it’s of lavender in the spring or vanilla in the winter, it’s nice to come home to a space that reminds …

Gift-worthy wines – whether you want to splurge or save

The Dow Jones has been setting records this year like Gretzky in the 1980s. Bordeaux and Burgundy prices have been soaring. Clearly, there's more loose cash in the world than my bank balance would suggest. For those with crazy money to lavish on loved ones this season, I offer a few suggestions …

Wine & Spirits

Toasted Marshmallow Cream Hot Chocolate

Toasted Marshmallow Cream Hot Chocolate.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> December 10, 2013 138<p>Today calls for chocolate.<p>Today, a few of my friends are throwing a little …

How to Buy, Store, and Cook Lemons, in Season in December

Tips for buying, storing, and cooking with lemons, in season in December.<p>Thankfully, lemons are readily available throughout the year—it would be hard to imagine grilled fish without a spritz of lemon or a citrus-less drink in the summertime. But, like almost all produce, lemons <i>do</i> have an actual …

Seafood

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Seven holiday etiquette traps for leaders

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' new Leadership Lab series, where executives and leadership experts share their views and advice about the leadership and management issues of today. There will be a new column every weekday. Find all Leadership Lab stories at tgam.ca/leadershiplab</i><p>The workplace …

My Kids Don't Make Me Happy

<i>"Kids won't make me happy."</i> I've heard that statement, or statements to that effect, thousands of times. Enough that I should, by now, have a response prepared. But when a guy said it to me a few days ago, I fumbled the answer. I failed him.<p><i>"I don't know, man. Don't get me wrong: I think it's cool</i> …

Happiness

How To Make Candles - Natural Beeswax Candles

<b>Nothing provides a cozy warmth in your home like</b> the soft glow of a candle. So, what if you could enjoy the charm of candlelight, and also be …

Isometric Workout for Women

Exercise 1 Wall Seat<p>Get your thigh muscles firing (and burning). Place your feet about 18 inches from a wall, hip width apart <b>(A)</b>. Sit back and down so your back is flat against the wall, and your upper legs are parallel to the ground. Raise your arms, dumbbells in hand, so they’re also parallel to …

Currently Crushing On.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 30, 2013 14<p>this light turkey and corn chowder. definitely thinking about doing this.<p>MY OTHER RECIPES<p>these blinged out cookies! …

5 Perfect Pumpkin Cookies for Pumpkin Lovers

Pumpkin pie is the first thing that most of us think of when it comes to baking with pumpkins, but pumpkin puree is a very versatile ingredient that …

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky toffee pudding is a classic English dessert. The traditional version of the recipe calls for a steamed date cake that is drenched in toffee …

Easy Healthy Dinner Recipe

<b>Skillet-Roasted Potatoes & Chicken</b><p>A great one-pot meal. You will be working through a couple of steps (easy ones!) before you pop this little honey into the oven.<p>Actual work time: 15 minutes <br>Total time: 1 hour 15 minutes <br>Serves: 4<p><b>Ingredients:</b> <br>1 yellow onion<br>½ cup water<br>5 medium Yukon Gold potatoes …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

Top experiences in Bali: making the most of paradise

Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and be pampered at a Balinese spa. There's an awful lot to do in paradise and it's not all about the …