How to Break the Spending Habit personal finance

If you're having a difficult time spending less and saving more, it may take more than sheer will to make that change. Overspending is a widespread problem and one that can seriously wreck your ability to save. But there are a few strategies you can adopt to help you put that bad habit to rest...

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5 Ways You're Wasting Your Credit Card Rewards personal finance

Redeeming for stuff, not cash, is your biggest sin.

You may be wasting your credit card rewards. At least, that's the conclusion of an annual Consumer Spending Index released by TD Bank; their late-October study included survey information conducted from March 22 to March 28 from 1,002...

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Cultivating Happiness lifestyle wellness

The keys to happiness

Do you, like many people, have a mental list of things you think you need to be truly happy? There are many externals our society teaches us to chase: success, wealth, fame, power, good looks, romantic love. But are they the keys to happiness?

The research says no, at...

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A change of scenery can boost your well-being and mood — here’s how to do it safely lifestyle wellness

During quarantine, it can feel like the days melt together into one. While your work and social life might seem monotonous at the moment, a new study suggests that a small change of scenery or routine can improve your mood. 

Researchers from New York University and the University of Miami...

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The Art and Science of Employee Engagement employers originals

There’s a popular term being thrown around, “employee engagement”.

 We’ve seen it mean everything from having sleeping pods in the office to software platforms that connect management to their employees.

Well, just so we’re clear:

A recent Gallup poll...

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Wellness Experts Discuss The Importance Of Individualizing Your Approach To Health lifestyle wellness

There is incredible power in our daily habits. This can be a positive thing—incorporating healthy habits can have a tremendous impact on our wellbeing and help us feel more focused and productive as we go about our workday—or a negative—in the case of unhealthy habits that...

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Hate Exercise? 5 Tips That May Change Your Mind lifestyle wellness

Hate Exercise? Try these tips that may just change your mind.

You don’t have to be a gym hero to get enough physical activity to improve your health. There are a lot of ways to make regular activity part of your life – which can help you have more energy, handle stress better,...

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3 Best Things You Can Do To Get An ‘Exceptional’ Credit Score, Says Money Expert personal finance

In response to the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, many mortgage lenders are increasing their credit score requirements for mortgage applicants to protect themselves and borrowers from defaulting. JPMorgan Chase, one of the nation’s largest lenders, released...

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A Father’s Letter To His Kid: The 9 Money And Life Lessons Most People Learn Too Late In Life personal finance

On June 3, 2019, my wife and I welcomed our daughter into the world. She’s barely old enough to walk, so her job (mostly eating and sleeping) hasn’t changed much.

But, one day, she’ll need some money and life advice. As a father who has spent much of his...

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17 Positive Mantras That Will Make You Feel Powerful — Even On A Bad Day lifestyle wellness

“No one can take your joy.”

We all have those instances when frustration, stress, or negative rumination threaten to ruin our day — and it’s up to us to course-correct and reclaims our mood and productivity. Sometimes, all it takes is a simple...

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401(k)’s vs. Employee Retention employers originals

Aren’t 401(k)’s supposed to help companies retain employees?

 Did you know that only 38% of all employees who are offered a 401(k) choose to contribute, and that number drops to below 30% when segmenting millennials only?

 


 

Why don’t employees...

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43 Inspiring Motivational Quotes About Teamwork and Collaboration lifestyle wellness

Sometimes all the inspiration you need to build a better team can be found in a few simple words of wisdom.

Say you want to change careers. Or start a business. Or get fit, or get healthier, or take your life in a new direction. Huge goals are almost impossible to...

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12 Awesome Tech Hacks to Save You Money and Time personal finance

Chances are you like technology but sometimes struggle to use it.

It’s as if you need a degree in computer science just to understand the latest lingo – gigahertz this, megapixel that, terabyte this – so wouldn’t it be refreshing if there were quick and easy ways to get...

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How to Be Happy: 25 Habits to Add to Your Routine lifestyle wellness

Yes, it’s possible

Happiness looks different for everyone. For you, maybe it’s being at peace with who you are. Or having a secure network of friends who accept you unconditionally. Or the freedom to pursue your deepest dreams.

Regardless of your version of true happiness, living...

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How to Choose the Best Bank for Your Needs personal finance

Which Bank Is Best?

Is it time to open a bank account but you’re not sure which bank to choose? Switching banks takes effort, so selecting the right bank is an important decision you only want to make once.

If you're wondering which bank is best for your needs, take these steps to get...

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Tight or Stiff from Sitting? Try These Simple Stretches. lifestyle wellness

Whether you are hunched over a laptop in a makeshift workspace or slouched on the couch binge-watching TV, you know — and can feel — that sitting for long periods can sabotage your health. From head to toe, these simple exercises can provide relief, restore muscle function and...

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How To Make Your Children Feel Safe During Difficult Times lifestyle wellness

Experts share advice for helping kids deal with fear in the aftermath of events like the killing of George Floyd.

When harrowing events like acts of police brutality dominate the national conversation, adults aren’t the only ones with emotional reactions.

Kids tend to pick up on the...

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U.S. Health Care Is in Flux. Here’s What Employers Should Do. employers

Emergencies naturally draw our attention — and our resources — to the present. The U.S. response to Covid-19 is no exception. Yet the problems exposed by the pandemic point to the urgent need to prepare now for the next waves of this crisis, including new clusters of...

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