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Five money myths you probably believe

Managing money can be complicated, and myths are often born from people’s struggles to make it simpler. But simplistic solutions can cost you instead …

Retirement

The 3 Basic Building Blocks of Money

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The lack of knowledge about money is the cause of most people’s financial problems. So many of us have so much false information regarding money, finance, budgets, debt and income that it is no wonder that most people never …

Personal Finance

A poor brain is as worthy as a rich brain: psychotherapy faces a privilege problem

A study showing psychotherapists are less likely to offer appointments to working-class people comes as researchers say poor communities and communities of colour grapple with inordinate levels of trauma<p>When Terrell Jermaine Starr, a high-profile 35-year-old political reporter, entered therapy for …

Mental Health

Muhammad Ali - in his own words

<b>Muhammad Ali entertained the world for more than half a century with his legendary one-liners, witticisms and diatribes.</b><p>BBC Sport rounds up some of the greatest utterings of 'The Greatest', ranging from boxing to politics to religion.<p>Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies aged 74<br>• Follow live reaction and …

Man of Many Words: A Look at Muhammad Ali's Most Memorable Quotes

To say Muhammad Ali, who died on Friday at the age of 74, had a way with words is something of an understatement.<p>His press conferences and interviews …

Muhammad Ali: 30 best quotes from the Heavyweight Champion

Muhammad Ali, who has died aged 74, was never short of something to say during his illustrious career in boxing.<p>Here are 30 of his most memorable remarks:<p><i>"When will they ever have another fighter who writes poems, predicts rounds, beats everybody, makes people laugh, makes people cry, and is as</i> …

Muhammad Ali In His Own Words: Six of His Best Quotes to Live By

In an age where sports fans want their heroes to be more than just athletes, nobody has a legacy like Muhammad Ali.<p>Any press conference or statement he released was must watch, must listen. His gift for gab left reporters salivating and admirers invigorated with the same energy with which he …

Boxing

Make a Savings Plan for the Rest of the Year

It's time to talk money #goals.<p>This is the Day 29 challenge in the #MONEY30, a month-long bootcamp for personal finance novices. You can read more …

Personal Finance

24 Things You Need to Do to Heal Your Life From Anxiety

1. The opposite of addiction isn't sobriety, it's connection. The same is true for anxiety. Anxiety is being disconnected from the present moment, other people, or yourself. Usually all three. You must reconnect with your life.<p>2. You must give yourself permission to want what you really want. There …

17 Essential Skills You Must Have to Succeed

To accomplish anything requires a certain skill set--and some of those skills apply to any endeavor. Here are 17 basic skills you should have if you want to be successful.<p>Knowing how to do things, being self-reliant and confident, are key to a productive, effective, and successful life.<p>But to get …

personaldevelopment

This Plane’s Seating Chart Tells The Story Of American Income Inequality

The space on a regular plane, of course, is already divided unequally. The seats with more space up front in first and business class have more space …

Income Inequality

A man who spent 5 years studying self-made millionaires found a common daily habit could be keeping you from getting rich

"It prevents even the most talented individuals from realizing success in life," he writes in his upcoming book, "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life."<p>This goes hand-in-hand with author Napoleon Hill's assertion that the wealthiest people are also the most decisive people.<p>Out of the 500 …

America's explosion of income inequality, in one amazing animated chart

Defenders of the economic status quo in America continue to assert that economic inequality (1) doesn't exist, (2) isn't as bad as you think, or (3) is actually good for everybody.<p>That's despite empirical evidence that the gap between the rich and the middle class is wide and growing and that the …

You Can't Be a Great Leader Without This Basic Quality

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

7 interview questions that determine emotional intelligence

Selecting informative interview questions can be a key factor in finding the right employees — as well as weeding out the ones that won't fit. A candidate's answers can be telling.<p>While different companies embody various values and cultures, success in the workplace is strongly influenced by a …

Meet the Black Blues Musician Who Befriended the KKK

Daryl Davis, the subject of the controversial documentary ‘Accidental Courtesy,’ opens up about why he’s spent thirty-plus years getting chummy with …

The 4 Rituals That Will Make You an Expert at Anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

Self-improvement

The First Four Things You Should Do Every Workday

Ever find that it’s noon and you haven’t accomplished anything on your to-do list? Get a productive jump-start on the day with these tasks.<p>I recently got to work an hour early. I had one goal in mind: world-domination, early-morning productivity. I made coffee, opened my email inbox, and the next …

Time Management

The Key to Becoming Successful at Anything

Regardless of the destination, this will help you get there.<p>How do you define success?<p>For some, it could be building a sustainable business. For others, it means finding more time to spend with your loved ones. How about filling your spiritual need or finding a higher calling? (If you're like me, …

Lebron James

I'm convinced there are only 5 ways to get rich

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>There are many definitions of what it means to be rich.<p>Being rich is more of a state of mind than a dollar amount. …

Why we don't follow through on what we set out to do — and how to fix it

Instead of writing the book, Hugo spent the next year pursuing other projects, entertaining guests, and delaying his work on the text.<p>Hugo's publisher had become frustrated by his repeated procrastination and responded by setting a formidable deadline.<p>The publisher demanded that Hugo finish the …

2 research-backed ways to charm everyone you meet

Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and delights in your successes. Right?<p>And research agrees: <i>Being happy for people during their good times is more important than how we deal with the bad:</i><p>What really makes couples bond? How they handle the good times, not the bad.<br>• What about …

75 Apps That Will Save You Time as a Busy Professional

The right apps can help you be more productive and effective and run a business more efficiently.<p>When you're constantly multitasking and putting in long days--and who isn't?--the right apps can be a lifesaver. Once you hit on the combination that works for you, your personal and professional lives …

Apps

16 Wise Ways To Build Your Brand In 2016

I took a look at my posts, articles and interviews from the recent past and pulled together the ones that got the most views and comments. I also added some that are just my favorites. Culling the best advice from these, this post shares the top 16 ways you can bolster the brand called <i>you</i>.<p><b>#16</b> …

Here's How You Develop a Successful Business Idea

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …

Psychology

Is Your Life Insurance Dying?

There may be a cancer eating away at your life insurance policy -- causing it to die before you do! If you have a "universal life" policy -- one with flexible premiums and/or investment choices within the policy, the insurance industry is taking a bigger bite out of the cash build-up that was …

The concept of different “learning styles” is one of the greatest neuroscience myths

Are you a visual learner who writes notes in a rainbow of different colors, or do you have to read something aloud before it will sink it? Chances are, you’ve been asked a similar question at some point in your life, and believe the concept of different “learning styles” is perfectly valid. But, as …

Pedagogy

This Is How Much Rent You Can Afford to Pay

Many landlords require that your income is 40 times the monthly rent.<p>Are you looking for a new place? Not sure how much you should be spending on …

Personal Finance