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8 books that teach you to be rich

What’s your money strategy? Do you even have one?<p>If not, it’s not uncommon. Until two years ago, I didn’t have a financial plan, whatsoever.<p>Even …

Investing

Why Schools Fail To Teach Slavery's 'Hard History'

"In the ways that we teach and learn about the history of American slavery," write the authors of a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), "the nation needs an intervention."<p>This new report, titled <i>Teaching Hard History: American Slavery</i>, is meant to be that intervention: a resource …

Black History

3 Reasons to Retire as Early as You Can

Are you forgetting about one of your most valuable assets in life?<p>Time is one of the most valuable assets at your disposal. Unfortunately, many …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

I Like Dave Ramsey But He's Dead Wrong on Mutual Funds

Why Dave Ramsey is Wrong On Mutual Funds<p>Dave is Right on Many Things But Here's Where He Gets Mutual Funds Wrong<p>Updated July 17, 2017<p>Dave Ramsey's …

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

Scientists Start To Tease Out The Subtler Ways Racism Hurts Health

The day Dr. Roberto Montenegro finished his Ph.D. was memorable. But not for the right reasons.<p>"I still cringe when I think about it," says Montenegro.<p>It had started well. His colleagues at UCLA had taken him and his girlfriend (now wife) out to a fancy restaurant to celebrate.<p>"I was dressed up in …

University of Michigan

Here's A Key Real Estate Takeaway from the US Tax Bill

The US House Committee on Ways and Means released its proposed tax reform bill yesterday. Although this is the opening salvo in what is likely to be …

The Emotionally Intelligent Way for Introverts to Meet New People and Make a Great First Impression | Inc.com

I walked into a room filled with strangers and immediately became that guy.<p>Confidence is a funny thing. Stick me on a stage in front of people I don't know and I'm nervous, but only at first. I feel like I belong there (which, if you think about it, is a nice definition of confidence).<p>Stick me in a …

Personality

6 ways highly emotionally intelligent people deal with anger

Most of us don't like confrontation — but it's a fact of life we can't run from forever. We have to assert ourselves, our boundaries and our needs — and others have to do the same with us.<p>There are a million terrible ways of expressing your frustration. Here's how to do so with better emotional …

23 pumpkin carving ideas for countryside lovers

Halloween is the perfect time to show-off your pumpkin-carving skills and to adorn the front of your house with these orange decorations.But carved …

Pumpkins

16 easy no-carve pumpkin ideas

1 of 13<p>Pumpkin Succulent Harvest<p>Keep it natural with an adorable succulent-topped pumpkin. Whether you style it at your front door or around the …

How to Deal With Your Anxiety at Work | Inc.com

Gina, a former colleague of mine, spent most of her career dreading work. She constantly worried about her performance and often felt overwhelmed by the pressures of her job. As Gina’s anxiety began to interfere with her work, causing her to lose focus and miss deadlines, it became clear she needed …

Self-help

Hugh Hefner, Playboy Magazine Mogul, Dies at 91

LOS ANGELES — Hugh Hefner, who built Playboy into a multimillion-dollar adult magazine and entertainment empire tied to a Lothario lifestyle of lavish parties and beautiful women, died Wednesday at his home, the iconic Playboy Mansion in Hollywood, Playboy Enterprises Inc. said. He was 91.<p>Hefner's …

Comedians

I'm a financial planner who sees even rich clients struggle with money — here's the advice I give them all

Some of our brightest, most affluent clients struggle with paying bills. It's not that they don't have enough money. It's that they don't have a workable system and sometimes miss a payment or have to dip into savings for a big bill.<p>We've investigated a number of systems from budgeting apps to …

Why a '5 to 9' Schedule Will Make You More Successful Than the '9 to 5' | Inc.com

Before you read on, let's be clear: This article is not another Tim Ferriss wannabe regurgitation about time management or some cheesy cliche about the "early bird catches the worm."<p>I'm not talking about filling your calendar to the brim to make yourself look busier than you really are, but rather, …

Time I

Abusive, Cartoonish, Obscene: How Kara Walker Painted Trump’s America

In 1997, an artist called her work "revolting." Twenty years later, Walker's brutal depictions of racism look all too familiar.<p>Revolting.<p>That is the word black American assemblage artist Betye Saar used in 1997 to describe the work of Kara Walker. At the time, Walker was known primarily for two …

Donald Trump

This 17-Second Rule Will Make You More Productive (and Happy) | Inc.com

Everyone experiences stretches of life, whether a few days or many years, when the down moments are more frequent than the good. These periods of time can rob you of your passion, energy, and ultimately your vision. Most people find it easier to hold on to a bad mood rather than to shift their …

Happiness

Neuroscience Says Workplace Happiness Comes Down to Experiencing This Emotion Daily | Inc.com

Over the last decade, compelling research from neuroscience continues to inform leaders and HR professionals on ways they can improve teamwork, productivity, and company performance.<p>But what's the source of it all, scientifically speaking? What's that one ingredient that makes some of the world's …

Employee Engagement

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think | Inc.com

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon is quite simple -- through air traffic control and the inertial guidance system, pilots are constantly …

Self-improvement

Penny Stocks to Watch for June 2017 | Investopedia

Market volumes contracted in May, with significant outflows from U.S. equity funds signaling caution due to rising D.C. political drama that’s …

Social Security and Retirement Withdrawal Order | Investopedia

We received a couple of questions on our recent post <i>How to Increase Retirement Wealth With the Right Withdrawal Order</i> and will address the first one …

15 of the Smartest Things You Can Do With $500 Right Now

These 15 tips for $500 could put you on a path to greater success.<p>If you have an extra $500 in savings, and you're wondering how to spend it wisely, …

Personal Finance

25 Outdated Home Trends That We Hope Never Come Back

Please and thank you.<p>They made a splash in the '70s to 2000s, but that's exactly where these trends can stay.

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life | Inc.com

If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes of others and spare yourself some of the grief.<p>Here are 12 important career lessons that …

Self-improvement

Five Things You Need to Know About Taxes If You Work from Home

Working from home can be a blissful work arrangement, but around tax time, it can also raise some puzzling questions. Can you get a tax deduction for …

How Do You Raise Responsible Children? Try This Single, Brilliant Tactic | Inc.com

In today's society, it's all too easy to get caught up in our jobs. It's even easier when you work for yourself.<p>That's why I've found the advice from one of my mentors so valuable. Alex runs a successful company and has been happily married for over 20 years. His two children are now teenagers, and …

Parenting

How to Make the Most From Real Estate Investments | Investopedia

You’re a real estate investor. You own commercial real estate with all of its rights and responsibilities. But you want to create income without …

The 9 Things You Need to Let Go of For Success in 2017

Start with entitlement, perfection and procrastination.<p>Writer<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you are your best friend and your worst enemy. You vacillate between believing in your ability to take on the world, making it better as only you can, and …

6 Lies You Must Stop Telling Yourself

We all lie to ourselves about certain things: <i>Tonight I'll turn my phone off at a decent hour. Mom really did love that scarf I gave her. The person</i> …