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How to Make A Budget: The Ultimate Guide

A family member asked me recently how to make a budget. They want to get a handle on their finances and had no idea where to start or even how to …

Personal Finance

The 5 essential Slack channels you didn’t know your team needed

Every Slack workspace starts with two channels, <b>#general</b> and <b>#random</b>, and can grow from there. In the past, we’ve talked about the importance of …

4 Teams Every Senior Pastor Needs

There are many strategies that can help prevent burnout in ministry, starting with building an all-star team around a pastor.

Burnout

How to Make Money as a Stay-at-Home Mom

Here are some ideas for moms to earn cash from home.<p>Contributing Editor<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Working moms are the rule rather than the exception. Seventy percent of moms with kids under 18 work, and more than 75 percent of those moms work full time. In fact, …

Employment

7 Powerful Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself

What you say about yourself has much to do with how you will succeed.<p>There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my bestselling book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can …

Leadership

Instant Pot Mississippi Roast

Instant Pot Mississippi Roast Instant Pot Mississippi Roast: A classic Mississippi Roast cooked to perfection in the pressure cooker, instant pot. …

Cooking

Retirement Q&A: Ex-spousal Social Security benefits could be higher, depending on age

<b>Q: In March of 2018, I will turn 66. I plan to continue working until age 70. According to my most recent Social Security statement, my payment would be about $1,729 per month at full retirement age; at age 70, I will be eligible for about $2,644 each month. I hope to defer collecting until age</b> …

Retirement

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Before Retirement?

It's generally smart to enter retirement debt-free. But if getting there means accelerating a mortgage, there are some drawbacks you should be aware …

Retirement

Tips to Revamp Your Resume

The other day we had layoffs at our workplace. A few people I know were asked to leave. I assisted one of my colleagues to revise his resume. And …

Employment

Instant Pot Buffalo Wings Are Fast, Easy, and Very Good

My fellow Americans, the annual Final Handegg is upon us. I’m a simple, soccer-loving girl from upstate New York, and as such, I have simple tastes: …

Cooking

Learn The "Rule Of Five" For Managing Better Teams

Learn this easy trick to manage employees more effectively, as well as help to convey what's really important from the company perspective.

The Ultimate Military Discount Travel Guide (2017)

Millions of men, women, and their families have made daily sacrifices to ensure the freedoms we enjoy in the United States. There’s no denying that …

Military

44 Super Easy Ways to Save Money

Saving money doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, there are lots of easy ways to save money that you can start right now without investing too much …

Frugal Living

The 12 Best Apps for Students and Teachers

As schools continue to maximize technology in the classroom, they have come to embrace mobile technology as part of the learning process. From iPads …

Education Technology

» empty gmail hack Leo Babauta

[<b>2017 Update</b>: I haven’t been using this hack anymore, but it’s still a good one.]<p>I’ve been using a Gmail hack to implement the Smart Unread Inbox as …

Productivity

How to Become a Virtual Assistant: Behind the Scenes

<b>Do you want to make $20 or more an hour from home, but don’t want to take the risk of an MLM, don’t think you have the skills to be a freelance</b> …

Small Business

7 Ways to Save Time and Money When Building Your Website

Small businesses make up a large percentage of the workforce. In the U.S. alone 48% of the workforce is employed at some type of small business. …

Web Design

18 Frequently Asked 401(k) Questions

Here are some of the most commonly misunderstood things about the most common type of workplace retirement plan.<p>Does your 401(k) seem confusing? Do …

Retirement

5 Affordable Accounting Tools for Freelancers

The life of a freelancer comes with enviable perks.<p>Typically, freelancers make their own schedules and enjoy flexibility to spend time with family, …

How to Finally Play the Guitar: 80/20 Guitar and Minimalist Music

<b>When will you stop dreaming and start playing?</b> (Photo: Musician “Lights”, Credit: Shandi-lee)<p>I’ve always wanted to play the guitar.<p>It started as a …

Here’s Exactly What To Put On Your Resume To Land An Interview

(And what to leave off.)<p>Maybe getting another college degree or adding an internship isn’t the best way to land a job. Perhaps you just need to update your resume with a few stats and key words.<p>While resumes are often written to appeal to a hiring manager, few are ever actually viewed by a human. …

Employment

I Lived On 51% Of My Income —& Saved $17,000

Two days before my 29th birthday, I shared a thought I’d been sitting on with my girlfriends: What if I didn’t shop for a year?<p>I didn’t come up with …

Paleo Granola

This granola is another great alternative to eggs for breakfast in the morning. I love it by itself just like a trail mix. Your family might find it …

Want cold brew coffee? Just grab a blender

Coffee Brewing

12 Inexpensive Gift Ideas For Your Church’s Volunteers

Showing appreciation for your volunteers is imperative to keeping well trained and helpful volunteers happily involved in your church’s ministry.

EASY HOMEMADE BREAD

Homemade Bread made easy with simple ingredients & detailed instructions with photos. Make our best homemade bread recipe and enjoy the great flavor …

Baking

26 Recipes for Homemade Bread

If you’d like to learn how to make bread, here’s a wonderful place to start. This easy bread recipe bakes up deliciously golden brown. There’s …

Breakfast

9 of the best healthy smoothie recipes

Have a Nutribullet at home but no clue what to actually throw in it? We can help! Here are our top smoothie blends

Healthy Eating

How to force quit apps on the Apple Watch

How do you force an Apple Watch app to quit and restart? Here's the button combo!<p>You can kill any Apple Watch app at any time by force quitting it. …

How to crush it on LinkedIn...even after a career break

With more than 500 million members, 6.5 million job postings and now, even its own online classes (LinkedIn Learning), LinkedIn is a prolific resource for job seekers. LinkedIn offers a great way to network, keep current on industry news, showcase your accomplishments, publish and share articles …

Employment