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Basic Guide For Successful Investing Part VI

Where I hold my cash.<p>How I identify a bottom in stocks.<p>How I allocate between asset classes.<p>Back to Part V, Part I<p>In Chapter three I asked four …

Investing

How to trick your brain into keeping a New Year’s resolution

Apply the power of habit to your annual goals.<p>Breaking New Year’s resolutions is so time-honored a tradition that companies can actually stake their business model on it. Gyms like Planet Fitness depend on thousands joining up at the beginning of the year, only to fail on the follow-through. They …

Fitness

Should You Wear a Weightlifting Belt When You Lift? | The Art of Manliness

If you’ve begun the righteous path of seeking gainz via barbell training, you may be wondering: “Do I need to wear a belt when I lift?”<p>The short …

Weightlifting

To Make Your Meetings More Productive, Do 1 of These 4 Things | Inc.com

If you feel like most of your meetings at work are a waste of time, the good--and bad--news is that you're onto something. One survey found that 50 percent of meeting time is unproductive while up to 25 percent of meetings are spent on irrelevant issues. The same way we put deliberate thought into …

Time Management

3 Reasons Why Meditation Is the Smartest Thing You Can Do for Your Career | Inc.com

<i>What are the benefits of meditation for busy, career-driven people? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Yuhna Kim, Founder & CEO of Simple Habit, on Quora:</b><p>A common issue for busy, …

Meditation

8 ways to find the right partner for you

Tired of Tinder? Here's how to find the yin to your yang, as advised by Susan Quilliam of Welldoing.org, a site full of expert tips from …

Relationships

How To Choose The Right Sunglasses For Your Face Shape

Perhaps your accessories collection is so vast it needs its own closet. Or perhaps you’re a one tie, one watch type who can barely remember if …

Men's Fashion

11 Signs It’s Time to Clean Up the Toxins in Your Body

Are you not feeling 100% and wondering why you don’t feel very well a lot of the time? You might put these little niggles down to getting older; …

4 Ways to Stay on Your Diet Without Giving Up Your Social Life

Dinner parties, dances, and date nights can add up to disaster if you're not ultra savvy. One of the most infamous gripes I hear is feeling like you have to choose between sticking to your diet and causing a scene at parties.<p>You've worked hard to get yourself in shape! Don't assume amnesty to the …

Nutrition

Train your brain to crave healthy food - CNN.com

A superfood is easy to find in the grocery store, contains nutrients that are known to enhance longevity and has other health benefits that are backed by peer-reviewed, scientific studies. Broccoli makes the list because it's one of nature's most nutrient-dense foods, with only 30 calories per cup. …

Reprogram Your Mind to Like Healthy Food

Use these tactics next time you're in the throes of a pizza jones<p>You don't have to be a slave to your junk food cravings forever. You may be able to train your brain to yearn for healthy foods, a new study from Tufts University found.<p>Researchers looked at brain scans of 13 study participants at the …

Healthy Eating

5 Foods This Nutritionist Won't Eat

<i>By Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD for YouBeauty.com</i><p>A big part of my job involves diving daily into the latest research on food. Although the internet, TV and magazines have given people the tools to become "diet experts," the truth remains that the strongest evidence we have on what to eat and what to …

British Style

My Portfolios - Finance Portfolio

7 Red Flags To Look For On Your Financial Statements

Drew Horter, Chief Investment Officer of Horter Investment Management, wouldn't be surprised if you didn't. "We find most people read the first two pages to see if it's up or down, and then close the statement," he says. "It's crucially important that you not only read it, but that you're able to …

Investing

William McRaven Texas Commencement | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The following commencement address was given last week to the graduates of the University of Texas by Naval Admiral William H.</i> …

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Leadership Lessons from General Eisenhower: How to Build Morale in Those You Lead | The Art of Manliness

Dwight D. Eisenhower had unarguably one of the longest and most taxing leadership roles in American history. For two decades, the lives of thousands, …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

How to Enter a Room with Confidence and Authority | The Art of Manliness

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” –Will Rogers<p>Charlie Dresow knew when he entered the courtroom that every eyeball would be …

10 Quotes From Diddy’s Howard Commencement Speech

If you stayed away from all of your social networks yesterday (May 10), you may have missed that Diddy finally gave his commencement address at …

Nicki Minaj - "Lil Wayne Has Inspired Me The Most Because of His Work Ethic"

Men's Fashion - Gay Guys or Metrosexual Men?

<b>Gay Guys or Metrosexual Men?</b><p>Recently, one of my good friends was talking about a man she had seen in a bar.´ He was beautiful, perfect. Just too …

Are You A Man Who Doesn’t Know How To Accessorize?

A lot of men do not put fashion high on their list of priorities. For that reason, it is essential that they have an easy way to look good without …

Conversational Narcissism: How to Avoid It | The Art of Manliness

Last month I met up with an old friend I hadn’t seen in forever to have lunch. Having both read and written about how to be an effective and …

Why Google doesn’t care about college degrees, in 5 quotes

Google isn’t big on college degrees, although the search giant is inundated with applicants touting perfect GPAs from Ivy League schools.<p>Google’s chairman and head of hiring, Laszlo Bock, has given a few insights in the <i>New York Times</i> on how he sorts through a multitude of bright applicants.<p>The …

80 Frugal Tips to Save Money | The Art of Manliness

The manliness of frugality cannot be overstated. Frugality cultivates the manly qualities of independence, self-reliance, self-sufficiency, …

Can't Put Solar On Your House? Four Ways To Invest In Solar Leases

<i>Disclosure: I and my clients have long positions in HASI. I have sold NYLD $40 and $45 calls short.</i><p>The secret sauce for bringing residential solar into the mainstream is the solar lease. With the simple value proposition of little or no money down and cost savings from day one, a homeowner does not …