Shruti Gupta

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Designing The Perfect Ecommerce Website: 45 Stunning Examples To Inspire You

<i>If you can’t blow them away, you won’t get them to stay.</i>With 2015 expected to blast past last year’s record setting mark of $1.4 trillion in global …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

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30 Beauty Commandments To Live By

Apropos of absolutely nothing, ELLE.com beauty and features editor Justine Harman lets you in on a little beauty secret—well, 30, to be precise.<p>Without further ado, here are 30 beauty commandments to live by:<p>1.<p>Never underestimate the power of drugstore brand cold cream.<p>2.<p>Q-tips are, by far, the …

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The 6 Veggies with the Most Protein

Fill up on these to increase your intake of the essential nutrient.<p>Vegetables aren't typically known for being a great source of protein, but there are some sneaky ones out there that contain a decent amount—so we asked Emily Gilbert, R.D., for the best plant-based ways to get this essential …

19 Ways to Measure Perfect and Healthy Portion Sizes

Forget your measuring cups, spoons, and scale. Use this handy guide to dish up right-sized servings every time.<p>There's a difference between "portion size" and "serving size." A portion is the amount you pile on your plate, while a serving is a standard measurement of food, such as a cup or an ounce.<p>…

8 Beauty Uses for Baking Soda

Because baking's not the only thing this ingredient is good for<p><i>By Aly Walansky for Daily Makeover</i><p>Baking soda has been a kitchen staple for generations, but it’s also a major player in the beauty realm. The inexpensive product is amazing for tons of DIY beauty and hair treatments. Here’s how you can …

9 Money Talks You Should Have With Your Spouse

Frankle points out that even if you're a careful planner who's great with money, having a spouse who doesn't understand investing or has a completely different money philosophy can easily sink your financial future. That's why it's important to get on the same page with your spouse on the major …

6 Strategies to Reduce Your Taxable Income

The tax year is over, so it’s too late to come up with ways to lower your tax bite. <i>Or is it?</i> Below are six strategies to reduce your taxable income, …

Retirement

How to Budget Your Paycheck Like Elizabeth Warren and Jean Chatzky

Financial experts give different suggestions for how we should divide up our paychecks. With so much varying financial advice, it can be hard to …

Ten Secrets to Saving

Write down your goals. Pledging to save $2,000 for a vacation to Cancun is likely to get you there.<p>Cheap is chic, frugality is in fashion, and …

Personal Finance

How to Decide If Your Tax Refund Should Go to Your Savings Account or Debt Payments

Tax season usually evokes feelings of dread, anxiety and stress, but there is one thing that gets people excited: the arrival of their tax refund.<p>If …

18 Medical Expenses You Can Deduct From Your Taxes

There’s nothing fun about medical bills — or, most likely, the reason you got them. The debt that often results from medical bills can create a …

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Tax Breaks for Every Life Stage

Don't miss out on these 35 money-savers.<p>It’s no secret that the U.S. tax code is fatter than the proverbial Manhattan phone book. Aside from what …

Retirement

Here's The Difference Between Someone Who Starts Saving At 25 Vs. Someone Who Starts At 35

If you want to have a comfortable retirement, it is very important to begin saving early. It's a point that can't be reiterated enough.<p>Here is another example why.<p>Consider two hypothetical savers, Emily and Dave. Emily puts $200 per month into a retirement account with an estimated 6% rate of …

Tips to Lower Your Adjusted Gross Income to Get the Most from Income Based Repayment

The income sensitive repayment plans offered by the federal government for public student loans are based around your family size and your Adjusted …

The 10 New Classic Bags to Buy

There are certain styles—think the Fendi Spy bag, the Yves Saint Laurent Muse and the Louis Vuitton Speedy—that have outlasted their It bag era and buzz to earn the simple, yet hard-to-earn title of "classic." Click through for the 10 new bags to invest in that we're betting have the staying power …

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Yoga for Great Abs

Eight yoga moves to tighten your torso

Get Rid of Cellulite

Learn how yoga exercises can help you get rid of cellulite and burn fat<p>Besides whipping your leg muscles into sexy shape, yoga can help smooth spongy thighs too. "Cellulite is a symptom of reduced lymph circulation," says Atma JoAnn Levitt, head of the integrative weight-loss program at the Kripalu …

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

8 Sinful-Sounding, Low-Calorie Muffin Recipes

If you’re trying to eat a clean and healthy diet, muffins may be on your off-limits list. The packaged varieties at the grocery store are often made with white flour and contain boatloads of sugar. Plus, a large three-inch treat has approximately 550 calories!But your sweet tooth is bound to beckon …

The 4 Best Broccoli Recipes

Your last excuse for avoiding this vitamin-packed veggie just went out the window<p>You know you <i>should</i> be eating broccoli—it's low-cal and packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber. On top of all that, it's also an excellent source of antioxidants and phytochemicals. Still not putting it on your …

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 …

Blast Fat with These 5 Total-Body Combo Moves

Time crunched? This 5-minute circuit makes the most of a quick fit hit<p>A great workout doesn't need to take hours (in fact, it really shouldn't, unless you're training for an endurance event). With the right moves, you can hit all the major muscle groups in limited time—effectively killing <i>that</i> …

Steal This Look: A Laid-Back Living Room with Spirit

Furniture maker Mark Tuckey and his wife, stylist Louella Tuckey, are known for pulling together rooms that are at once perfectly composed and …

Caribbean Destination Wedding: Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Puerto Rico

I never thought that I would consider a destination wedding someday (emphasis on the "someday" as, uh, I'm not even <i>close</i> to being engaged), but the older I get—and the more beach vacations I take—the more I totally understand how a couple would want to start their life together on such a romantic, …

18 Signs You're With the Man You Should Marry

Getty Images<p><b>1. He always brags about you.</b> If you get a promotion at work or even just win concert tickets he can't resist telling everyone you hang out with before you even think to mention it. Because he's your biggest fan (arguably next to your mom).<p><b>2. He makes sacrifices for you — and you're</b> …

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