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We paid off $80,000 of debt in 3 years — and made one huge mistake that could have saved us thousands

My wife and I did just that during the three years after she graduated from college.<p>It wasn't easy, but we made it happen.<p>We cut our expenses back as far as we could and found ways to earn extra income.<p>We then took the extra money earned or saved and used it to pay off each loan one by …

Personal Finance

How to Learn in 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you're not clear on what you're doing, it's hard to be motivated. …

7 Morning Routines That Will Spark Your Productivity

Follow these simple steps and watch your productivity and wellbeing skyrocket.<p>The problem with morning routines is that most people don't have one.<p>For many individuals, waking up in the morning is a chaotic experience, full of terrible alarm clock noises, scrolling through email, and sprinting out …

Time Management

Act Now: Volatility Ahead In US Treasury Market

<b>Act Now: Volatility Ahead In US Treasury Market by Scott DiMaggio & Alison Martier – AllianceBernstein</b><p>We laud US regulators’ announcement on Monday …

16 Weight-Loss Techniques That Work

You're like a little train, slowly but strongly chugging along on your track of weight loss. You've figured out by now that it's not one major thing that works — you find success by implementing a lot of small choices. If you could use some new healthy techniques, give these a try. Hopefully …

29 Hacks For Weight-Loss Success

If you want to lose weight, you've got to work smarter, not harder, and that's why weight-loss hacks can make all the difference. Just add a few of these into your routine and you'll start seeing results with minimal effort.

Asian stock markets rally on US recovery hopes

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets rallied Wednesday as solid U.S. housing sales data and overnight gains on Wall Street raised …

Stock Markets

Ignore the Retirement Alarmists: 5 Charts Proving the Average American Thrives in Retirement

Merrill Lynch and Age Wave have combined forces over the past five years to produce some truly interesting research. The most recent was a study titled "Leisure in Retirement: Beyond the Bucket List."<p>What was found flies in the face of what "experts" say: that most of us are doomed to a poor and …

How Much Does Waiting to Claim Boost My Social Security Check?

Quality of retirement -- now and in later years -- is a big factor in deciding when to file Social Security.<p>Social Security will provide a key portion of the retirement income of the vast majority of Americans. It also will pay a significantly higher monthly benefit to retirees who delay when they …

Gold and Silver Stocks Get Slammed, but They're Looking Fundamentally Fabulous

It's been a topsy-turvy year for stocks in general, but two of the most surprising standouts have been gold and silver mining stocks, which are the year's top performers. With the exception of just one gold miner, all of the 40 largest gold and silver miners are up by at least 25% year to date.<p>But …

5 Roth IRA Investing Tips That Could Earn You Thousands

The Roth IRA hasn't been around as long as its traditional IRA counterpart, but the tax-free nature of the Roth in retirement opens up some unique opportunities for those willing to add them to their overall retirement savings arsenal. In general, because you don't have to worry about paying taxes …