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13 Creative Ways to Avoid Spending Money

Even if you know that your spending is out of control, you might not have the strength to break your shopping addiction. However, a spending problem …

Personal Finance

BP's Latest Estimate Says World's Oil Will Last 53.3 Years

<i>Submitted by Andy Tully via OilPrice.com,</i><p><b>According to BP, drivers whose vehicles rely on burning oil have a little more than a half-century to find</b> …

Barbara Corcoran Explains The Difference Between Salespeople Making $40,000 And Those Making $8 Million

Barbara Corcoran built her fortune in real estate. Here, she tells us what makes a great salesperson.<p>The "Shark Tank" investor also reveals what her pitch would have been if she were seeking financing on the hit show.<p><i>Produced by Justin Gmoser. Originally published in November 2013.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b> …

Real Estate

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

30 Career Moves You Should Make By The Time You Are 30

Making these moves in your twenties will pay off in your thirties and beyond.<p>For many people, their twenties can be a rich time for personal self-discovery–a period when you’re more willing to take risks and maybe even make mistakes along the way.<p>But they can also be some of the most formative …

Employment

How To Answer The Question 'What Was Your Last Salary?'

You have to be prepared to talk about salary on a job interview, even before you talk to people in person. There’s a good chance they’ll ask you about your salary history in the very first piece of correspondence you receive once you’ve submitted a resume in response to a job posting.<p>A lot of job …

How to Go Beyond Business Cards and Get Into Anyone's Contacts List

Handing someone your business card does not mean you will be added to their contacts. After all, digital contacts are available on every device, …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Self-improvement