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Understand Your Body's Timetable

It's important to organize your day around your body's natural rhythms, says Carson Tate, founder and managing partner of management consultancy Working Simply. Tackle complex tasks when your energy's at its highest level. For many this may mean first thing in the morning, after you've rested and …

This Is The Gear That Took Me To Southeast Asia

What clothes, gadgets, and backpack does a photographer and writer for an adventure travel site rely on when he's going to Asia and travelling light? …

Backpacking

How One Couple Climbed Out Of Debt And Became Millionaires In Their 30s

It was right after college graduation when starting a new life suddenly became very expensive. First, a brand new Honda Civic. Next, a house. Then an engagement ring for a long-time girlfriend.<p>Student loans still lingered, too.<p>Pretty soon the debt totaled up: $25,000 for the car loan, a $100,000+ …

Personal Finance

How Bold Entrepreneurs Are Breaking $1 Million In One-Person Businesses

Allen Walton, 27, lives a life many Americans can only dream of: He is on track for seven-figure revenue in a business that has been a one-man show until very recently, when fast-growth made it necessary to hire someone to answer the phones. Walton manages his year-old online store, …

Entrepreneurship

6 things happy parents say ‘no’ to

As a parent, it can sometimes feel like your to-do list is never-ending.<p>You have so many responsibilities to fulfill, chores to complete, and errands …

Apple stock is great. So are many of its suppliers' stocks

There are quite literally hundreds of Apple suppliers. The top 200 of these companies help the Mac maker procure over 97% of what it needs, including manufacturing, assembly, and materials.<p>Most of Apple's suppliers are located in Asia, which makes sense given the concentration of companies there …

OLEDs

6 Insanely Fit Guys Reveal One Thing They Do Each Day

Tap these everyday fitness secrets of the world’s most in-shape men<p>We found six of the fittest men on the planet and asked them a simple question: What’s one thing you do each day that improves your fitness?<p>Take a cue from their routines—and reach the best shape of your life.<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY: …

Ten shares for dividend growth until 2020

Respected fund manager Hugh Yarrow explains how he identifies firms that should be able to pay more to shareholders each year<p>If you can identify shares that will reliably grow their dividend every year, your job as a stock market investor is almost done.<p>Not only is a rising income valuable in …

Why You’ll Never Get Strong Doing Squats on a Bosu Ball

Unstable devices are meant to make every rep more challenging—but they may be holding you back from building more strength and muscle<p>Unstable devices like the Bosu ball, Airex pad, Wobble Disc, or balance board are touted as strength builders. Their variability increases the difficulty of …

How To Raise Financially Savvy Kids

"Parents do great teaching kids good manners and how to be safe, make their beds and be culturally savvy," says Mary Hunt, personal finance expert and author of recently released Raising Financially Confident Kids. "But so very often parents neglect the most important thing of all—to prepare them …

Why learning to code can help you land any job

Learning to code has lots of benefits. Aside from the obvious (like being able to build websites and web applications), coding skills can make you …

The 'Man Who Flies For Free' says these are the 3 cheapest days to fly

Contrary to popular belief, there is no right day to buy a plane ticket.<p>A flight to New York is not going to be much cheaper on Tuesday than it will …

The Only Two Moves You Need For A Total-Body Burn

Don't overthink it; all you need is these two moves to work your whole body and sweat all over.<p>It was created by Albert Matheny, C.S.C.S., R.D. of Soho Strength Lab and Naked Nutrition and it can be done anywhere, no equipment needed.<p>This workout's format is called a reverse ladder:<p>1. You start by …

the front page of the internet

A while back I asked whether people would be interested in reading about the stories behind the launches of well-known startups. People seemed to …

37 life secrets only successful people know

The lists below are adapted and condensed from my recently published book, "Business Without the Bullsh*t: 49 Secrets and Shortcuts You Need to Know<i>.</i>"<p>HOW TO MANAGE YOUR EMOTIONS<p>HOW TO MANAGE YOUR CAREER<p>Business Insider<p>HOW TO MANAGE YOUR EMPLOYEES<p>Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images<p>HOW TO MANAGE YOUR …

12 online courses that could help you get rich

If you want to learn about personal finance, books aren't the only option.<p>You have choices, including the chance to take online courses from some of the best universities in the world.<p>From understanding the stock market to developing negotiation skills, we've picked out some of the best classes for …

A startup shares how it made €20,000 revenue in 90 days

When I build startups I like to share as much information as possible. I find that it helps others but more than anything it helps me understand the business myself.<p>We launched Ruby & Duke on 15th February and in less than 90 days we have hit €20,000 in monthly recurring revenue so I thought it …

15 Small Things Parents Should Do To Their Children Every Day To Make Them Feel Loved

Can you remember what made you feel loved as a kid? Think about it. Maybe you remember having a great time with your parents, holidays, being helped …

Parenting

Children who spend time with their fathers have a higher IQ

Children who spend large amounts of time with their fathers have higher IQs, according to a new study.<p>Strong fatherly involvement in their early life can also improve a child's future career prospects, the research shows.<p>Academics at the University of Newcastle, who carried out the study, also …

7 Habits of People With Remarkable Mental Toughness

You don't have to be born mentally tough. Here's how you can develop the vital trait.<p>First, the definition:<p><i>"The ability to work hard and respond resiliently to failure and adversity; the inner quality that enables individuals to work hard and stick to their long-term passions and goals."</i><p>Now the …

Self-improvement

10 Bad Habits Parents Need to Break, Like Yesterday –

Admit it – you do these things, too! And that’s OK. But maybe – just maybe – it’s time to think about changing things up a little bit, for the sake …

Parenting

10-Week-Old Baby Dies of Water Intoxication Due to Parents Diluting Breast Milk

Earlier this month, Herbert George Landell, 26, and Lauren Heather Fristed, 25, were arrested after bringing their 10-week-old baby girl to the emergency room, already dead due to water intoxication. Nevaeh Marie Landell was being fed diluted breast milk as a form of "formula stretching" — an …

Breast Feeding

'He has gastro but that's okay, right?': sick kid etiquette

Picture this: you're all set to host a bash for family and friends of all ages when your little one comes down with a contagious illness. Do you a) …

The Fitness Trend Men Everywhere Can’t Get Enough Of

This simple exercise will help you shed fat, ditch back pain, and be a beast in the gym<p>American soldiers have been doing a simple fitness activity since the American Revolution, and it’s turned our military into the fittest, most feared fighting force in the history of the world.<p>That activity: …

Opinion: ‘Star Wars’ could boost Disney stock by 25%

Episode VII in the Star Wars Saga, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has the potential to propel Disney stock by 25% over the next six months if the S&P …

Trading

Math 42 app review: excellent mobile math tutor for students between 5th and 12th grade

Introduction<p>Math is not a favorite subject to most students due to the many complex concepts that one has to master. If you know of a student who has …

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

Information Systems