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Gardening 101: Iris

<i>Iris:</i> “The Bearded Beauty”<p>In Greek mythology, Iris is the goddess of the rainbow. This is a fitting literary connection for the iris, a genus whose …

Everything You Need to Know About Bearded Iris

After 13 years as head gardener of England’s world-famous gardens at Sissinghurst Castle, Sarah Cook may have been forgiven for putting her feet up …

Everything You Need to Know About Hydrangeas

Without hydrangeas, would summer as we know it exist? From Tokyo to Nantucket, their big, blowsy blooms are synonymous with warm nights and lazy days.<p>…

Pollinator Gardens: 8 Easy Steps to Design a Landscape with Native Plants

When it comes to pollinator gardens, not all are created equal. In fact, we were surprised to learn that many plants advertised as “pollinator …

Gardening

Why Smart People Take Social Security at 62

Starting to collect Social Security early will result in smaller checks, but that's much less of a problem than you think. Here's why you might want …

Retirement

Your Weekend Project: How to Draw a Garden Plan

Welcome to <i>Your Weekend Project</i>, featuring how-tos and ideas from our archives for an organized and inspired home.<p>Have you already forgotten where you …

Large Yard or Small, Here's a Lawnmower that Can Do The Job

If you're intrigued by the idea of using goats to tend <i>your</i> lawn, I don't blame you. They're efficient, eco-friendly (mostly), and maybe even a little …

Gardening 101: Lady’s Mantle

Lady’s Mantle, <i>Alchemilla mollis</i>: “Gentle Alchemy”<p><i>Alchemilla mollis</i> is ubiquitous in English cottage gardens for good reason. Lady’s mantle is an …

35 Ways to Earn up to 11% on Your Money

Since the Great Recession, many investors' portfolios have been a tale of feast and famine. Stocks have racked up hefty gains, while the lowest …

11 Best Vanguard Index Funds to Buy for Low-Cost Quality

Vanguard index funds are among the market’s greatest champions of low-cost investing.<p>The company is a pioneer, launching the first index fund – the …

How to Successfully Grow Hydrangea: A Field Guide to Planting, Care, and Design on Gardenista

Summer<p>Gardening 101: Hydrangea macrophylla<p>by Amanda Gutterman<p>Shrubs<p>Hydrangeas: 10 Best Flowering Shrubs to Grow<p>by Betsy Gleick<p>Wild Grape Vines<p>Bouquet …

A Master Class in Pruning Hydrangeas from White Flower Farm

The question Barb Pierson, nursery manager at White Flower Farm in Morris, Connecticut, hears most often every year is: “When should I prune my …

Planting Summer Bulbs

What Are Summer Bulbs?<p>When we say "summer bulbs" we're talking about flowering bulbs that grow and bloom during the summer, as opposed to spring and …

The 12 key principles of financial success in today's world

Whenever a person makes a thoughtful decision, it's usually based heavily on a set of internal principles, whether that person can spell out those principles or not.<p>Principles are simply sets of internal rules that you live by. They're usually just a reflection of the things that you value, …

What Are Fidelity's Top 20 Stocks? | Investopedia

Fidelity Investments has a long track record of strong performance, which many credit to the team of money managers choosing which stocks and bonds …

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9 High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy on the Dip

The market has experienced a meaningful rotation in recent months thanks to a combination of accelerating economic growth, corporate tax cuts and …

One way to play the new tax law: Start an LLC

Spurred by ambiguities in the new tax law, accountants are coming up with novel strategies to help entrepreneurs slash their taxes.<p>One of the most notable provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a 20% deduction for qualified business income from so-called pass-through entities, including S …

Retirement

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It

A detailed look at an old email from Steve Jobs teaches some important lessons.<p>Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer …

Why You Should Always Compare Economy v. First Class Prices

I know this goes without saying for travel pros, but I was reminded again today that it always pays to check the price of a premium fare. One of the …

Luxurious mansions you can stay in

Wentworth Mansion — Charleston, S.C.: Named the No. 1 Small City Hotel in the United States by Travel + Leisure in 2015, the Wentworth Mansion in downtown Charleston provides a taste of Southern charm in the most regal of settings. Construction on the historic home began in 1881 and completed in …

8 Reasons Northern Vietnam Should Be Your Next Travel Destination

Raging motorbikes, breathtaking natural wonders, a thriving art and culture community, the northern region of Vietnam is truly as stunning as it …

Annabel's member's club becomes the ultimate pin-up girl

For a certain strata of society, from Hollywood royalty to genuine blue bloods, the unveiling of Richard Caring's new £55m Annabel's nightclub has been keenly awaited since last autumn. The postponement of the relaunch - to early spring this year - merely serving to intensify the anticipation.<p>Over …

9 Stocks That Can Outperform As Bull Market Ages: Goldman | Investopedia

Investors should look to companies that invest heavily to enhance their future growth prospects, according to research by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. …

Tools You Need to Help You Trade in the Stock Market | Times Square Chronicles

Tools You Need to Help You Trade in the Stock Market<p>The stock market offers a great platform to make neat profits. Profitable trading in this market …

How the New Tax Law Affects Your Real Estate, Vacation Home

<b>Ask us anything</b>: We're getting questions from readers about the new tax law. While there's a lot still to be learned about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act …

Retirement

Warren Buffett Won a Decade-Old $1M Bet

The ten-year betting period is officially over now.<p>In 2007, Warren Buffett challenged finance professionals in the hedge fund industry to accept a …

Why You Shoot What You Shoot

We’ve all been cornered by a fellow golfer who decides to launch into a shot-by-shot postmortem of his last round, as if you’re dying to know just what goes into a 93. “I hit the fairway on 1, missed the green right, bad lie over there, caught it a touch thin, should’ve grabbed my lob. On No. 2 . . …

Golf