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One of the biggest threats to your retirement savings is hiding right under your nose — and it's not hard to fix

<b>• Half of Americans have no idea how much they pay in fees for their 401(k). A 2015 study found that in 16% of 401(k) plans, fees were so excessive they outweighed the tax benefits.</b><p><b>• It can be difficult to figure out how much you're paying in fees, but there are tools available and red flags watch</b> …

Retirement
Investing

How to Get a Loan to Flip a House | Investopedia

House flipping is at its highest level since 2007, thanks to rising home prices and the increased availability of financing. What’s more, a limited …

10 Steps to Starting a Side Business While Working a Full-Time Job

We are living at a time of unlimited potential. Never before have we experienced such a rapid growth in the number of young entrepreneurs who’ve …

How to invest in alternative assets — like real estate — in your IRA

One nice thing about IRAs — including SEP IRAs, SIMPLE IRAs and Roth IRAs — is you get to manage them yourself. So you’re not restricted to investing …

Retirement

Vanadium-Flow Batteries: The Energy Storage Breakthrough We've Needed

The latest, greatest utility-scale battery storage technology to emerge on the commercial market is the vanadium redox battery, also known as the vanadium flow battery.<p>V-flow batteries are fully containerized, nonflammable, compact, reusable over semi-infinite cycles, discharge 100% of the stored …

Clean Energy

This DIY Electric Skateboard Is Powered by a Raspberry Pi Zero

If you’re looking for a fun weekend project and have a Pi Zero lying around, consider making your own electric, powered skateboard like this one from …

Las Vegas streetlights are powered by your footsteps

Las Vegas is famous for its lights, bright sunny days and copious pedestrian traffic. That no doubt made it the perfect place for clean tech startup EnGoPlanet to test new LED streetlights powered by both photovoltaic panels and kinetic footstep pads. Married with a battery, the setup not only …

Mini solar panel is actually a socket for the window

Simply called “Window Socket”<p>If the idea of outfitting your roof with solar panels—whether with Tesla’s more aesthetically pleasing version or not—is too daunting, then perhaps you can embark on your green energy campaign by starting small.<p>Showing at Dubai Design Week during the Global Grad Show …

Green Design

A 26-year-old with nearly $150,000 in the bank says this is the 'smartest investment' he's made

In fact, he's been curious about saving and investing since before he could even drive a car.<p>Inspired by an eighth-grade teacher who taught him about compound interest, as well as his grandfather — who was incredibly frugal and retired with $1.2 million in investments — Sean started saving any …

Retirement

Make Your USB Keyboard Wireless With This Arduino Adapter

Arduino enthusiast Evan Kale has been the inspiration for a new Arduino powered Bluetooth adapter which has been created by DastardlyLabs to allow …

2018 Mercedes GLT Pickup Truck Interior Design Engine

Share on Pinterest<p>Ever since Mercedes stated back in March 2015 that they would build a truck, everyone got excited about it. After waiting more than …

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11 DIY Projects To Turn Your House Into A Smart Home

The smart home revolution definitely isn't happening overnight. Even with a flood of new devices and platforms available, most of us are still only …

Raspberry Pi

Liquid light switch could enable more powerful electronics

Researchers have built a miniature electro-optical switch which can change the spin—or angular momentum—of a liquid form of light by applying …

Nanotech

Bluetooth and Arduino Vaporizer Upends Stoner Stereotypes

Back in the day, stoners were content to sit around, toke on a joint, mellow out, and listen to the Grateful Dead or something. Nowadays, they …

Arduino

What Is the Ground (Earth) Wire For?

What Is the Ground (Earth) Wire For?<p>Updated on February 3, 2018<p>What is a Ground Wire?<p>The hot and neutral cores in a power cable are used to supply …

Arduino

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Something Extraordinary Is Happening in the World, And Most People Haven't Noticed

Most of us haven't quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago, I freed myself from standard-procedure society. I …

Bees Have Supposedly Been Trained To Make Honey From Cannabis Plants

Nicholas Trainer is many things: an artist, a locksmith, and perhaps most importantly, a beekeeper. Bees are, of course, known for their ability to …

A 19-year-old created a free robot lawyer that has beaten 160,000 parking tickets

The very first robot lawyer that was designed to challenge parking tickets has been wildly successful since it was launched last Fall.<p>British programmer Joshua Browder, 19, launched the beta version of the bot in London in September. In that month alone, 3,000 people used the service to appeal …

Chatbots

11 things to do in your 20s to become a millionaire by 30

How I Ran a Business Out of a Shoebox & Made $10,000

<i>[Please welcome Brent today, as part of our Side Hustle Series. You probably didn’t see this one coming! ;) ]</i> <b><br>Google started their search domination</b> …

Opinion: 51 things not to do if you want to be better off financially

Today’s financial advice: Just say no.<p>You can probably think of instances when an individual ought to ignore one or two of the suggestions below. …

Personal Finance

Depressing Theory: Cancer May Be An Evolutionary Safeguard To Protect Our Species

Living forever wouldn’t be good for the species. Did nature make a way to keep it from happening?<p>When our DNA is damaged and cannot be repaired, the damaged cell is marked for termination so its compromised DNA isn’t passed on. The cells are told not to reproduce. If this process, called apoptosis, …

How to Control Your Hormones So You Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex | Men's Health

The best part: You can learn to control them. And when you do, you’ll look and feel better every day. Read below to find out how your hormones can make you into the man you aspire to be.<p>(For 2,000-plus more tips on how to live an awesome life, check out The Better Man Project From the <i>Men’</i><i>s …

Science Finds A Proven Way To Help You Sleep Much Better

Many of us face difficulties getting enough sleep, some of us have difficulties falling asleep no matter how hard we try. There are myriads of …

The science of how to successfully approach a woman in a bar

We've all been there. Several drinks in on a night out and you spot someone across the crowded bar. Your eyes meet and you realise that your body is moving on its own accord. Without really thinking about it, you're sidestepping between your fellow revellers, edging your way towards her. In fact, …

The richest families in Florence in 1427 are still the richest families in Florence

The richest families in Florence, Italy have had it good for a while—600 years to be precise.<p>That’s according to a recent study by two Italian economists, Guglielmo Barone and Sauro Mocetti, who compared Florentine taxpayers way back in 1427 to those in 2011. Comparing the family wealth to those …

Demographics