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The Top All-Inclusive Resorts in the U.S. Virgin Islands

No passport or bill shock? Sign us up.<p>Craving a spur-of-the-moment weekend trip? You don’t need a passport to head to the U.S. Virgin Islands, making …

Maple-Roasted Vegetables

• Calories 130.65<br>• Fat 7.14g<br>• Sat fat 1.01g<br>• Protein 3.38g<br>• Carbohydrate 15.98g<br>• Fiber 4.72g<br>• Sugar 7.29g<br>• Cholesterol 0mg<br>• Iron 1.41mg<br>• Sodium 296.87mg<br>• Calcium …

5 Must-Have Skills That Job Recruiters Look For in Every Candidate

Sometimes our clients will provide us with about five non-negotiable criteria for candidates to meet; skills they must possess or experience they …

Five tips for investing in your 30s

In your 20s, funding your 401(k) might have sounded like a good goal … for your 30s. Now that your 30s are here, you may be nervously noticing the countless articles on the virtues of investing in your 20s.<p>Don't worry. You're definitely not too old to reap the benefits of investing. Getting started …

How to invest with $5, $50 or $100

Investing isn't just for the rich.<p>It is true that if you have lots of cash, you'll have lots of options on where to put it. But if you are just getting started and have just a minimal amount of money to work with — anywhere from $5 to $1,000 — you may have more choices than you might think.<p>A few …

Start from Scratch Series: 6 Week Complete Beginner Program

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration6 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout30-45 …

How to Get a Loan to Flip a House | Investopedia

House flipping is at its highest level since 2007, thanks to rising home prices and the increased availability of financing. What’s more, a limited …

How Can I Invest With Less Than $100?

Learn How to Maximize Your Investment With Very Little Capital<p>Updated March 16, 2018<p>Getting into the investing habit can be a challenge, especially …

3 Rarely-Asked Interview Questions Every Job Seeker Should Ask

If you're a hiring manager or executive, you may want to take note as well.<p>A typical interview goes something like this: The prospective employer grills you with 45 minutes of behaviorally-based interview questions--sometimes in a three-person panel (and if they're not, they're probably doing it …

Employment

Get Your Finances in Order With This Month-by-Month Guide

You don’t learn everything about money at once. Most of us take a series of steps in the right direction until we finally feel in control of our …

Nutrition experts got together and ranked the best diets of 2017 — here are the top 12

Often, the ones that garner the most attention aren't even among the best.<p>For its annual list, US News & World Report ranked 38 eating plans, considering different criteria including how easy the diet is to follow, its effects on weight loss (both short and long term), how nutritional and safe the …

See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

8 Snacking Tips For Weight Loss

Snacking for weight loss is a thing, as counterintuitive as that sounds. Eating more often to lose weight? Yup, it can work. "People trying to lose …

18 bad habits you should break in 2017 to be more productive

While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Below are 18 things you should stop doing right now to become more productive.

Time Management

5 Ways to Get Fired Up Again

How to Beat Training Depression<p>We've All Been There<p>Progress has stalled.<br>• Motivation has evaporated.<br>• Even thinking about training makes you feel bad.<br>• You …

51 universal truths that will make you more successful

I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from CEOs of multibillion-dollar companies to entrepreneurs launching startups, to entrepreneurs shutting down their startups, to CEOs …

5 Commercial Real Estate Trends To Watch In 2017

This year held some surprises that could have an impact on commercial real estate, and the economy as a whole, in 2017. Here’s a look at five commercial real estate trends to watch in the coming year.<p><b>Non-bank lending</b><p>CMBS lending has slowed down this year, even as 10-year CMBS loans from the …

First-time home buyers to see a tough mortgage market in 2017

If you're a first-time homebuyer hoping to live in the big city, beware the government's new borrower "stress test." It could relegate you to the 'burbs.<p>The new rule requires all insured borrowers to prove they can afford a payment at the posted five-year fixed rate (which is currently 4.64 per …

​Things you MUST do before renovating your kitchen

We can just feel the excitement – you’ve decided to treat yourself to an entire new kitchen (call it a Christmas gift or call it a personal splurge). …

Kitchens

Is 2017 the Year to Invest in a Rental Property? | Investopedia

Investing in a rental property offers an opportunity to diversify your portfolio while creating a passive income stream. According to a report from …

Real Estate

10 NYC documentaries to watch over the holiday break

Get ready for some Netflix and … well, you know the drill<p>New York is a constant source of material for filmmakers, and there are hundreds of movies about the five boroughs—both fiction and non—that are worth your time. And what better time than a holiday weekend to hunker down, avoid your family, …

The Four Ways Wealth Spreads In Cities

Over the years, there’s been an awful lot written about the concentration of poverty in America, particularly in our large cities, and how the concentration drives inequality and limits economic mobility. I often wonder, however, if the real problem is not one of poverty concentration, but of …

Five Essential Lessons I Learned In 20 Years Of Managing People

One longtime manager explains how he learned that you don’t actually need the best people.<p>Management guru Henry Mintzberg once observed, “The great myth is the manager as orchestra conductor. It’s this idea of standing on a pedestal and you wave your baton and accounting comes in, and you wave it …

Leadership

5 Powerful Lower Body Strength Routines

<b>As I mentioned in the first installment – five effective and simple upper-body strength routines - there are many ways to resistance train.</b> As I …

Workouts

Achieving a high credit score is easier than you may realize

Americans would probably be lost without their credit cards. According to ValuePenguin,* the average balance-carrying household had more than $16,000 …

31 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted by a number of pediatricians shows for …

7 Minutes and 13 Moves are All You Need for Stronger Arms and Shoulders

Whether you want your arms to be crazy jacked or you just want to be able to open a dang jar without asking for help, this quick 7-minute HIIT …

Follow this family's lead and build your own dream home

Built in a traditional English country manor style, this generously sized home is a dream come true for it's owners. Having drawn up their plans, and …

Swimming Pools

What Are the Tax Benefits of Buying a Home?

Buying a home is a big undertaking, but your new home purchase might help you enjoy a world of tax breaks. If you're a new homeowner, you should know that there are several tax deductions available, some of which can put a fair amount of money back in your pocket. Here are a few tax benefits of …