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Tax Day

Happy Tax Day! Personal finance tips for the financially clueless

How to set a budget, shop smarter and live better without really knowing what you're doing.

productivity

7 things I do outside work that double my productivity

Comparing yourself to someone else is as bad as smoking cigarettes. Everyone knows that. But I just couldn’t help myself. I compared others lifestyles to mine, and moped over why the ‘fame I deserved didn’t come to me.’ Turns out, I was looking at achievers all wrong.

News

Science tells us how long it takes an adult to make a new friend

How much quality time do you need before that stranger becomes your pal? Get ready to block off a good chunk of time if you want to earn the elusive title of best friend.

Travel

How to create some personal time during a busy work trip

A business trip does not have to be all about business to be successful. Finding a little "vacation time" within an assigned work trip is achievable if you learn how to balance the needs of your employer with your goal of personal downtime.

The Whole Human

How mindfulness can transform your hellish commute into an oasis

How we commute to work sets the tone for the rest of our day, but for too many of us, it’s a lousy experience filled with rotten smells, honking cars, and miserable passengers.

How To

3 hacks to make getting to work on time a little easier

Getting to work on time can be a never-ending struggle. Between rolling out of bed and hitting the road for yet another long commute, there are so many ways that time can slip through the cracks. Here's how to make getting to work on time in the morning a lot easier.

How To

7 ways to make your commute more productive

For many people, the commute into work can seem like a huge waste of time and not to mention monotonous and mundane – yet there are so many ways you can make this time productive and start your day off right.

Off Hours

Survey: Many are doing side hustles during work hours

The days of working just one job are gone.

News

Study: 77% of adults are on the Internet every day! Here’s how to keep it from controlling your life

We spend a lot of time on the Internet, but it's possible to escape its grasp.

Inspiration

Olympians with side hustles

If you’ve been breathlessly watching the dispatches from the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, you’ve noticed a lot of athletes on top of their winter sports game.

Advice

Side hustle wisdom: What works and what to watch out for

Over the past few years, we’ve been hearing everyone from moonlighting CEOs to short order cooks refer to their bonus gigs as side hustles. So, what exactly are they?

Studies

Your paycheck may not matter to a date, but your debt does

When you first start dating someone, you're evaluating them for compatibility with your values, searching for clues for where their interests meet yours. Two new surveys have found that how much our dates earn is not a concern, but whether or not they are in debt definitely does.

Off Hours

Survey: Workers want to take more vacations but are bad at planning time off

As the year gets underway, many of us start to daydream at our desks about vacations we want to take. Although American workers had an average of 22.6 vacation days in 2016 —nearly a full day’s increase from the year prior — around 54% of workers left days unused.

News

A person was able to ‘shoplift’ from Amazon’s new convenience store

CNBC reporter Deirdre Bosa said she was able to leave the Amazon Go store without being charged for a cup of yogurt, a situation Amazon said is a "rare occasion" that "happens so rarely that we didn’t even bother building in a feature for customers to tell us it happened."

Success

Six ways to build an impressive personal brand

Share your passions.

Gender at Work

Survey: Women entrepreneurs believe they have achieved work-life balance

2037 is going to be an amazing year, women entrepreneurs predict.

Words at Work

1 in 5 Americans don’t want to look their boss in the eye when they quit

76% of millennials are checking email from bed. Come on, people.

News

The $700 million Powerball winner quit her job after she won, but you shouldn’t

Stop right there.

Off Hours

The ultimate pre-vacation checklist for an anxiety-free holiday

Your future self will thank you.

News

New study shows that people who are good at their jobs take more vacation time

You're not doing a good job unless you're taking time off.

The Whole Human

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

It's so easy to improve the week ahead.

Business Travel

Aggressive shoeless feet on airplane traumatize fellow travelers

"The left foot reached over and opened a window."

Office Life

Study: People really enjoy breaks from work

You can enjoy yourself while working.

The Commute

7 ways to be a commuter other people don’t hate

Commuting: there's nothing like it.

The Whole Human

Five scientific ways you can make your brain agile

Staying smart takes work.