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The Best Bars for Business Drinks in Montreal

Get boozy with those clients<p>Whether you’re hosting clients, suppliers, or associates from out of town, or just looking for a place where expert-level bartending is the name of the game, these 25 places are top choices for grabbing a drink and in some cases a small bite after work.<p>Unsurprisingly, …

Montréal

Never bin another receipt – how mum of 4 makes hundreds from the little bits of paper most of us bin

Having paid for your goods at the supermarket checkout, you may usually discard your receipt right away without giving it a moment’s thought.<p>Others …

52 Amazon Products With The Highest Ratings That You Never Knew Existed

Amazon is like a never-ending infinity pool of surprising and unexpected products. Wade through its waters long enough and you’ll find a whole new …

Best Smart Home Security Systems of 2018

Like all things technology touches, home security systems are evolving. There is still a need (and thus, a market) for traditional monitored security …

Home Security

Financial Management Apps and Tools for Young Adults

6 Financial Management Apps and Tools for Young Adults<p>Updated January 18, 2018<p>A topic few high school or college students learn much about in the …

Amazon's best-selling mattresses are nearly all under $200 — here's what you should know about them

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>#6 on the best-sellers list is Tuft & Needle's mattress with T&N Adaptive foam. (Queen, $575) Amazon<p>When it comes to convenience, it's hard …

5 Great Podcasts You Should Start Listening to Right Now

If you want to change your your business (or personal) life for the better, that is.<p>I don't need to convince you to start listening to podcasts.<p>But I do want to convince you to give <i>these</i> podcasts a try. (Some are a little off the beaten business podcast path, but in a very good way.)<p><b>1. WorkLife</b> …

Can't Get Hired Because You're Overqualified? This 1 Technique Convinces Hiring Managers Otherwise

"Experience Discrimination" is actually a thing. Here's how to deal with it...<p>As a career coach, I've seen a recent rise in the number of job seekers who feel they're getting passed over by employers because their overqualified. They usually tell me they feel their age is the issue. In reality, …

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

MONEY readers—and Warren Buffett—weigh in.<p>There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the …

12 Under-the-Radar Montreal Bars To Know

It probably won’t surprise you that a city like Montreal known for its subdued coolness is teeming with quote-unquote “hidden” bars that while not always secret, seem intendedto be overlooked — unless you have the inside scoop. And with restaurants and other businesses inheriting buildings with …

Should you buy bitcoin? Warren Buffett’s $1M bet has a hidden lesson for cryptocurrency investors.

A major trend in 2017 was the growing number of big investors (and banks) finally embracing cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, Ethereum-traded ether …

Investing

Missed the bitcoin boom? Five more baffling cryptocurrencies to blow your savings on

Regretting not spending a few hundred quid on bitcoin five years ago? Get ahead of the speculators by spending thousands of dollars on a imaginary cat or the Paris Hilton-backed LydianCoin<p>If you are worried you’ve missed out on making millions by betting on bitcoin, don’t worry: there will be …

Cryptocurrencies

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

If you find it hard to make small talk with people you don't know, this is the perfect solution -- and best of all, you'll make someone else feel less insecure, too.<p>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 …

The new vegan: Meera Sodha’s recipe for sweet potato momos

Food & drink,Life and style,Vegan food and drink,Veganism,Vegetables,Snacks,Starter,Vegetarian food and drink<p>These little Nepalese dumplings pack a punch that far exceeds expectations<p>I ate my first momos on the streets of Darjeeling, at a stall run by an elderly Nepalese lady of impressive …

Vegetarian Food

6 questions you should ask before accepting a job offer

As executive coach Karen Elizaga explains, "It's important to look at an interview as a two-way street. Of course, you want the job—but you want to make sure that wherever you land, it is a place that you want to be. Like a date, you and the employer are checking each other out for shared …

12 Things You Must Do to Avoid Money Disasters While Traveling Abroad

Here's a fun game to play with yourself: Book a long-overdue vacation abroad and naturally become excited. Now, think of every single thing that can …

7 ways to make extra income when you have a full-time job

The American Psychological Association (APA) released a survey showing that money stress impacts Americans' health nationwide.<p>And, as it turns out, the wealthy are also stressed about money — not just those in lower-income households.<p>You can eliminate some of that financial stress by earning extra …

How to write the perfect cover letter, according to experts

Cover letters might seem quaint in an era when you're almost always applying for jobs online — and the first reader of your application may be a …

17 Netflix Hidden Gems That'll Stretch Your Imagination

Because good shows make you think.

20 Things You've Been Doing Wrong in the Kitchen Your Entire Life

Are you scrambling eggs, making chocolate chip cookies, and measuring pasta the right way? It might not seem obvious, but there are plenty of basic things you could be doing the "wrong" way in the kitchen. There's somewhat of an art to cutting a lime, cooking chicken, mincing garlic, and roasting …

10+ Brutally Honest Illustrations About Modern Life By The World’s Most Cynical Artist

Some people are optimists, some are pessimists, and some are realists. Illustrator Eduardo Salles is a realist, and you can tell from his comics.<p>The …

Asparagus Fries Are the Key to Actually Liking Asparagus

<b>Prepare for baking:</b> Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Using a pastry brush, brush about 1 tablespoon of the oil …

The Best General Tso's Chicken Recipe

If the British can proudly call Chicken Tikka Masala their national dish, then surely it's time that General Tso got his chicken in our national spotlight. Everybody knows the candy-sweet take-out joint version, but I firmly believe that it has the potential to be so much more than that. How great …

Homeopathic nosodes: A clinical trial of magic [Respectful Insolence]

As hard as it is for me to believe, I’ve been writing about homeopathy for more than a decade now. Regular readers, of course, know that homeopathy …

4 Absolutely Excellent Investments You Can Make With $500 or Less

Think you don't have enough to invest? Check out these options.<p>Want to invest and grow your money but can't figure out how to get started? Here's a simple tip: Start small. If you don't have an investment portfolio or enough spare cash to create one, you can still start making even small sums of …

Investing

Interview Questions You Should Know By Heart

I get so nervous before job interviews — sweaty palms, dry mouth, butterflies in my stomach. It’s really not fun. But once I’m sitting down with the …

Employment

Why it pays to be grumpy and bad-tempered

Being bad-tempered and pessimistic helps you to earn more, live longer and enjoy a healthier marriage. It’s almost enough to put a smile on the dourest of faces.<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2016” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>On stage he’s a loveable, floppy-haired …

Jeff Bezos

21 Freezer Meals for People With Zero Time During the Week

Just because the freezer aisle at the grocery store is full of heavily processed foods doesn’t mean your own freezer has to be. Instead, stock it …

Slow Cookers