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What wearing a $6,000 Rolex for a month taught a 24-year-old about wealth and status

I was so excited when it arrived. I opened the box and was immediately enraptured by its sublime beauty.<p>It seemed as if this Rolex Explorer was made not of stainless steel, but some kind of unearthly metal. Quite simply, it felt like nothing I had ever held before. I found myself checking the time …

Smartwatches

When Does it Pay to Take Social Security Early?

<i>Dear Savvy Senior,</i><p>I will turn 62 in a few months and am trying to decide when to start taking my Social Security retirement benefits. Almost everything I read on this topic tells me it's better to wait until my full retirement age or beyond. Is there ever a good reason to start early?<p>--Ready to …

12 Financial Goals You Should Reach By Your 30s

I remember looking up to people in their 30s when I was in college. They looked so grown up, like they had it all figured out. The house, the car, the kids... but now, at 35, I realize some of them just went with the flow, without a plan, and are paying dearly for the mistakes of their early days. …

When Filing Taxes Separately From Your Spouse Makes Sense

You don't have to share everything<p>If you’re a newlywed this tax season, you may be filing together with your spouse for the first time. The …

Advantages and Disadvantages of 401(k)s vs. Regular Savings Accounts

No matter how much you earn, saving money is extremely important. Whether you choose to put that money into a regular savings account or a 401(k) plan, you should familiarize yourself with each option's benefits and drawbacks.<p><b>Advantages of regular savings accounts</b><br>A regular savings account -- the …

Retirement

Over 50? Here's How Your Retirement Savings Compare With the Average American

SOURCE: FLICKR USER TAXCREDITS.NET.<p>Happiness in retirement is measured in many ways, so comparing yourself financially with the Joneses may not be the best way to see how your plans for retirement stack up to the average American.<p>However, because comparisons can offer important insight that you can …

Retirement

Unlocked T-Mobile Vs SIM-Free iPhone 6s / 6s Plus: What's The Difference

The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus may have officially been with us for two weeks, but Apple is only now starting to make SIM-free versions of the two …

30 Ways to Increase Your Take-Home Income

<i>By Caroline Banton, Contributor</i><p>A sudden promotion or raise might seem unlikely, but there are many ways to boost your paycheck that you might not have considered. Read on to discover 30 ways to increase your take-home income -- some of these might even improve your quality of life at the same …

10 Things to Know About Money Before You're 40

Life gets complicated in your 40s<p>Every decade is a milestone of sorts, but turning 40 should come with a special, financial heads up. <b>Warning:</b> This is …

Retirement

Should You Save in Your 20s At All?

Did you see thisrecent article in Elite Daily, If You Have Savings in Your 20s, You’re DoingSomething Wrong? The Interwebs hasgone crazy refuting this wrong-headed advice. While I agree with most of therebuttals I’ve read on the subject, I did have a few additional thoughts.<p>For one thing, I …

Personal Finance

Why You Won't Run Out of Money in Retirement

<i>By David Ning</i><br>One prominent retirement fear is outliving your retirement savings. But this common concern seldom happens, because there are plenty of …

Retirement

401(k) Plans are the New Piggy Bank. Don't Tap Yours

Tax-advantaged retirement savings vehicles such as 401(k) plans are supposed to help people sock away money for retirement. But far too often they are used as a piggy bank. You can argue that it's your money, so you can do with it what you want. While that's true, you may be sabotaging your …

Personal Finance

Multiplexer, one of the deepest jailbreak tweaks ever, is now available on Cydia

<b>Multiplexer</b>, the six-in-one multitasking jailbreak tweak that we previewed back in August, is now available for purchase on Cydia.Multiplexer brings …

iOS

How to Turn your iPhone into a WiFi Hotspot (how to)

(Updated 1/26/2015)<p>Knowing that they were missing out on yet another way to nickel and dime their customers, AT&T worked with Apple and added a …

The World’s Best Places to Retire in 2015

With spiraling costs compelling more and more North Americans to retire overseas, retiring abroad has never been more attractive. But finding the …

37 new jailbreak tweaks released in this jam-packed week

Wow, what a week!<p>These are the words I said to myself after I finished listing all the new tweaks that were released this past week in Cydia. And …

Bragi’s Dash headphones are miniature supercomputers you stick in your ears

They say big things come in small packages, and we found some pretty solid evidence to support that theory at CES 2015 in Las Vegas.<p>U.K. startup …

Consumer Tech

The first truly wireless earbuds are here, and they're awesome

Every few months I boot up my Google machine and search for "wireless earbuds." I have great over-the-ear headphones that I love, but there are just too many times when I need something more portable. That forces me to deal with problems like durability and fit, and the fact that the wires on every …

Consumer Tech

Unlocking Instructions: Apple iPhone

Our unlocking procedure is safe, easy to use and 100% guaranteed to unlock your smartphone. To unlock your Apple iPhone smartphone with our easy and …

iOS 8-iOS 8.1.2 untethered jailbreak: Top ten Cydia apps and tweaks of 2014

With just a few hours left for the end of year 2014, we present the top ten Cydia apps and tweaks for iOS 8 that have been carefully selected from …

iOS

Protean: a full-featured Status Bar customization tweak for iOS 7

The Status Bar is a handy area of iOS that lets you take a peek at various information such as time, Wi-Fi, battery level, etc, from anywhere on your …

The best iOS 8 jailbreak tweaks

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls. It’s the end of 2014, and that can only mean one thing: it’s time to compile our list of the <b>best iOS 8</b> …

Allarm: a cleverly named tweak that toggles all alarm clocks simultaneously

Looking for a quick way to disable all alarm clocks in the stock Clock app at the same time? <b>Allarm</b>—a clever mix of the words <i>All</i> and <i>Alarm</i>—is a brand …

29 new and updated jailbreak tweaks to check out this weekend

We’ve now had an iOS 8 jailbreak for just about a month and it seems developers are finally catching up with updating their tweaks and even coming up …

AnyDrop 3: share any file via AirDrop on iOS 8

Developer Majd Alfhaily is back with a new iOS 8-ready version of AnyDrop, the jailbreak app that allows you to share any file via the built-in …

ReachApp: Will bring a split-screen multitasking to iOS 8

ReachApp, the Cydia tweak for iOS 8 provides an unbeatable fun of Reachability. The tweak has been designed to let you not only view but also …

iOS 8-iOS 8.1.2 untethered jailbreak: 10 new Cydia tweaks and apps to check out this week

Although this week is slightly disappointing in terms of the number of newly released jailbreak tweaks there are still a few brand new Cydia tweaks …

iOS

A step-by-step guide to replacing the iPhone 6’s battery yourself

There’s a lot to love when it comes to Apple’s iPhone lineup, but the company’s smartphones have never been class leaders when it comes to battery …

This sleek case might be the only iPhone 6 accessory you’ll ever need

iPhone 6 owners looking for accessories such as protective cases, battery packs and charging docks should check out the iStand 6 multipurpose case …

Mobile Technology

“We Have Different Phone Numbers, Why Are Our iPhones Ringing at the Same Time?”

Many iPhone users have discovered that since updating a few of the household phones to the latest versions of iOS, suddenly when one iPhone rings, so …