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Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Before You Retire?

<i>Rebekah Barsch is executive officer and vice president of Planning and Sales at Northwestern Mutual.</i><p>Should you pay off your mortgage early? It’s a question I get a lot, especially from people who are getting close to retirement. I’m not surprised: Who doesn’t dream of the day when they own their …

Just five per cent deposit for home

In the past six months lenders have increased customers’ loan-to-value ratios, meaning the deposit needed by borrowers is smaller.<p>In some instances …

Interest Rates

Elon Musk says Apple offering $250,000 signing bonus to poach Tesla employees

The talent pool in Silicon Valley is filled with sharks. Google, Apple, Oracle, eBay, Amazon, Nvidia, Adobe, HP and Electronic Arts all draw from the finite workforce of northern California, so unsurprisingly, competition for new hires is extremely fierce.<p>Elon Musk, founder of Tesla Motors, offers …

5 Foods You’re Eating Wrong

How to cut, cook, and sip for the most health benefits

Nutrition

5 ways to a happier (financial) life

It all comes down to this.<p>I wrote for the first edition of The Wall Street Journal Sunday. It seems fitting I should help bring down the curtain with …

Manual Camera gives you manual control over your picture, and it’s great

After Google opened up the APIs that allowed certain Android devices to snap full RAW photos, many have been looking for the right app to control the functions. Along came Manual Camera, which, as advertised, provides full manual control of the camera on your Android phone.<p>The fine art of …

What The Rich Are Doing With Their Money In 2015 -- And You Should, Too

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>It’s hard to believe that the rich don’t have some secret knowledge about money that the rest of us “regular” people don’t have.<p>After all, the more zeros you have at the end of your paycheck, the smarter you must be about managing your finances, …

Elon Musk: Hyperloop test track planned by entrepreneur

<b>An ambitious plan to build a transport system that could theoretically travel at speeds of up to 700 miles per hour has taken a step closer to reality.</b><p>Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk tweeted he would build a test track for his Hyperloop "most likely in Texas".<p>He provided few details about …

Elon Musk