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How to Get Sponsored on Instagram (Even if You Currently Have 0 Followers)

It's no surprise you want to become a paid Instagram influencer -- heck, the average price for a sponsored Instagram post is $300, and if you become …

Public Relations

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

5 Golden Rules for Raising Mentally Strong Kids

Give your kids the skills they'll need to tackle life's toughest challenges head-on.<p>When my first book, <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>, hit the shelves, readers kept asking me the same question over and over again: "How do I teach my kids how to be mentally strong?"<p>I was thrilled to learn …

4 Hours Listening to Tony Robbins Will Teach You More About Business Than 4 Years in College

If you're looking to learn about growing a company, why not learn from someone who has built 30 of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people roll their eyes at the very mention of Tony Robbins, but I recently attended one of his events, and while I can understand …

This Couple Created A Multilevel Curriculum To Teach All Ages Financial Literacy

Financial literary is an essential topic not often taught to individuals at an early age. More notably, the financial trials that plague misinformed kids eventually grow to haunt adults in a similar way.<p>For a majority of kids growing up without a safety net or parents who’ve achieved true financial …

Race & Ethnicity

You Won't Believe What a Roth IRA Can Do for You

Don't assume that annual $5,500 contributions won't amount to much. They can grow to surprising sums -- like $500,000 or more.<p>Compare the maximum …

The first 5 things to get for your home after you buy an Amazon Echo

For many people, purchasing an Amazon Echo is the first step in turning your house into a smart home. Once you’ve set up your Echo and gotten acquainted with Alexa, you might be wondering what’s next, and our answer to you would be: expand your arsenal of smart home products!<p>Some of Alexa’s coolest …

How to replace your old, outdated 3-way light switches

Archaic light switches might as well be from the stone age. All they do is turn a light on and off. They can't dim lighting gently or remember the brightness level you prefer. Outdated switches don't play nicely with LED bulbs either. The solution? Swap them for modern switches.<p>This guide will take …

A 24-year-old Dutch DJ realized Facebook was standing in the way of his fans — so he created a startup to siphon away its power

More than 600,000 likes on Facebook, a quarter of a million followers on Instagram, and 100,000 people who see his tweets pop up in their timelines.<p>DJ Sam Feldt has built quite a large fanbase on social media. His fans voted him to the 75th spot on the annual ranking for most popular DJs, which is …

Magic Tricks for Kids to Learn and Perform

Among the many easy magic tricks that I teach here on The Spruce, there are many that I feel are particularly good for young kids to learn and …

Jeff Sessions Issues Ominous Warning On State Marijuana Legalization

The White House last week opened the door for a crackdown on recreational marijuana. Today, the attorney general didn't walk that back.<p>WASHINGTON ― Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday restated his opposition to marijuana use and offered an ominous warning about state-level marijuana …

Socialism for the Rich, Capitalism for the Poor: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky at a SISSA event on September 17, 2012. In a democracy, the public influences policy but the US state largely works to benefit the …

Diversify your income: All my ideas for making money online

You needed more income streams yesterday.<p>“Many small streams will form a big river.” — Swedish proverb<p>Most Americans have one stream of income (a …

The Ultimate Food Lover’s Guide to New York City

If you love to eat, New York City is your town.From fine dining (complete with tasting menus that cost about as much as my mortgage) to ethnic …

How Ryan Created a $27,000 Monthly Income with this Overlooked “Arbitrage” Strategy - Chris Dunn - Building Wealth and Living Well

• Tweet <br>• Share <br>0<p>Ryan Roots is a serial entrepreneur. After selling his business with 30 employees, he was looking to generate extra income.<p>One Saturday …

The lies Trump told this week: who's paying for the wall to immigration costs

<b>“We did discuss the wall. We didn’t discuss payment of the wall. That’ll be for a later date.” –</b> 31 August, Mexico City<p>Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto directly contradicted Trump’s account of their meeting on Wednesday, writing on Twitter: “At the start of the conversation with Donald Trump I …

The 25 best kitchen gadgets you can buy for under $25

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>There are tons of kitchen gadgets and tools on the market that can make cooking easier and more efficient. A lot of them are also very …

Kitchen Gadgets

I’m bringing sexy backs

We all know the big three sexy features: Legs, Butts, and Boobs.<p>But we think a close fourth is the back. A real sexy sexy …

How to Sell Your Home Without a Real Estate Agent

13 tips from an HGTV expert.<p>If you’re an HGTV fan, chances are good that you’re familiar with the series “Income Property” and its host, Scott …

How to Master Microsoft Office Excel

Spreadsheets are a nerd’s data-driven dream. For most regular people, though, they’re a complicated mess. Fortunately, they don’t need to be. Here’s …

I became a millionaire at 40, and I think money can buy you happiness

A couple weeks ago, something disturbing happened at work. One of my teammates (let's call him Jon) had a bad day. Jon had to deal with someone else in the organization many levels above him who is known for being cranky and difficult. When Jon called Mr. Cranky to ask a question, he was promptly …

13 Spots You Never Thought to Paint (But Definitely Should)

Here's proof that a little bit of color can make a huge difference.<p>Here's proof that a little bit of color can make a huge difference.

The Best Tech Gadgets at CES 2016

When I returned from the Consumer Electronics Show a few weeks ago, everyone wanted to know what was hot this year. I get that same question every year following CES and once again I rattled off the usual hot categories of virtual reality, 3D printing, robotics and drones. This year, however, I …

3 Dividend Stocks To Buy Now And Hold Forever

With the S&P 500 down nearly 7% in the last three weeks alone, you can’t be blamed for wanting to throw up your hands and sell all your stocks.<p>But …

This Stock Has A 5.74% Yield, Sells For Less Than Book, and Insiders Have Been Buying

In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel <i>”DividendRank”</i> report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months. The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique insider’s view of the business, and …

Investing

How To Get A Baby To Sleep: Genius Parenting Hack Helps Baby Drift Off In One Minute

Getting your baby to sleep is a battle for many parents face at one point or another.<p>But not this woman, she's discovered a parenting hack to get a …

5 estate planning strategies to keep your money in the family

If you're single, you can have up to $5.45 million in assets before your heirs have to worry about paying a penny in estate taxes.<p>Knowing that, you might assume only the super wealthy need to worry about estate planning. However, financial planners say you'd be wrong to think planning is only …

Bloomberg: U.S. climate 'crazies' are being forced to accept reality

<b>(CNN) —</b> The realities of climate change will force American deniers -- or "crazies" -- to accept reality, Michael Bloomberg told CNN's Christiane Amanpour.<p>"Even the right-wing crazies no longer say climate change isn't real," the billionaire former mayor of New York City declared. "They say it's …

Ted Cruz

30 Christmas gift ideas for tech-savvy children

Photograph: PR<p>Boom Kids.<p>276<p>image/png<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/11/25/1448451424908/e6ac8c35-5d5a-41e9-9af8-552bfa899932-460x276.png<p>460<p>Photograph: PR<p>Boom …

Raspberry Pi

What’s it like to live in a skyscraper?

Most of the tall buildings in downtown Chicago are offices or commercial spaces –but the iconic Marina City towers offer a chance to live up high in the heart of the city.<p>The distinctive towers of Marina City rise up beside the Chicago River like giant corn cobs. Designed by Bertrand Goldberg and …