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Avoiding Mistakes In Required Minimum Distributions (RMD)

Generally, retirement account owners who are at least age 70½ must withdraw required minimum distributions (RMD) from their retirement accounts by …

5 Medicare Moves You'll Really Regret

All of these serious Medicare mistakes can be easily avoided if you just know how.<p>As I write this, open enrollment season for Medicare is in full …

Top 5 Budget Travel Getaways for 2018 in Europe

The best way to save money when traveling is to keep in mind the following expenses: exchange rates, buying food in groceries stores, staying at SAFE …

Repair a Concrete Floor and Make It Look New(ish) Again

Most concrete cracks. That's a fact of life. Only the best concrete work will steer clear of cracking. But just give it enough time—it will …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

The Best Reason I've Seen to Claim Social Security at 62

If you're in this situation, then claiming early is a "win now, win later" scenario.<p>There's a lot of controversy about when the best time to claim …

Your Cable Company’s Worst Enemy Is Under $50 on Amazon

According to <i>Boy Genius Report</i>, if you’re using a cable modem provided by your ISP, they’re charging you anywhere between $8-$10 a month. Find out how …

Penske Media Corporation

Are you as fit as you should be for your age? Pass this simple test

At the other end of the age-spectrum, those over 55 years tend to spend more time working up a sweat, exercising for around 4.8 hours a week compared …

Massage Therapy

You Reached Retirement: 3 Stocks to Consider Today

Growth, value, or income stocks: What's your pleasure?<p>First off, congratulations on your retirement. If you're like most Americans, you probably …

Investing

16 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; or maybe it's simply that they're easy to be around. You just like them.<p>But scientists generally aren't satisfied with answers like that, and they've spent years trying to pinpoint the exact factors that draw one person to …

Psychology

9 Secrets Only Contractors Know

<i>This article originally appeared on Real Simple</i><p>Q: What are the most common mistakes people make when choosing a contractor?<p><b>A:</b> Number one: choosing …

Home Improvement

Shazam for Birds: Three Apps That Recognize Bird Calls

“Shazam for bird calls” is a compelling sales pitch, and a difficult technical proposition. It’s much harder for an algorithm to identify animal …

The Wall – An in-depth examination of Donald Trump's border wall

This nuclear-explosion simulator shows where radioactive fallout would blow using today's weather

Imagine a 150-kiloton nuclear bomb exploded in the city closest to you.<p>Do you know how the city, its surrounding region, and its inhabitants would be affected? If you can't think of much more than "a lot of people would die," you're not alone.<p>"We live in a world where nuclear weapons issues are on …

North Korea

How to Get a Six-Pack Without Doing a Single Situp

Carve your core with this simple resistance workout<p>In case you haven't heard, crunches and situps are overrated. The best way to build the six-pack of your dreams is almost never to do rep after laborious situp rep.<p>The smarter, more time-friendly, and far more effective way to tone up your core is …

Melt Off Your Belly Fat With This Bodyweight Circuit

Burning fat and strengthening your core are just the start<p>This workout is an action-packed, bodyweight shredder centered around a unique combination of moves that will enhance your athleticism. With 1-minute sets of dynamic compound movements and no rest between exercises, you are guaranteed to …

Installing an Instant Hot Water Recirculating System

A hot water recirculating pump can be used to provide instant hot water to showers and faucets when it is needed most, without wasting water down a …

200,000 Photos from the George Eastman Museum, the World’s Oldest Photography Collection, Now Available Online

There was a time when anyone with even the remotest interest in photography knew the name Eastman, if not the life and work of George Eastman …

Videography

Jean Chatzky on how to make your money last after retirement

According to a recent survey of CPAs, the top three financial fears for people heading into retirement are: running out of money, being able to maintain your lifestyle and rising health care costs.<p>All of these get tougher as we live longer and longer, and despite a small decline in longevity rates …