Debra Grundy

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3 Low-Stress Ways to Invest for Retirement

Keeping on top of your finances is no simple feat. That’s likely why Americans cite their finances as a major source of stress, second only to …

Investing

The Federal Reserve Could Raise Rates Again Next Week -- Here's What You Need to Know

Here's what could happen and what it could mean to you.<p>The Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee, or FOMC, is set to meet next week, and …

Interest Rates

Social Security Has a Growing Income Inequality Problem

A growing divide between the rich and everyone else is wreaking havoc on Social Security.<p>Social Security may be the most important social program in …

Social Security

How big should your retirement portfolio be at different ages?

It’s a question that financial experts are often asked: How much money should I have saved at my age?<p>The answer is eminently variable, it turns out, based on a person’s age, situation and needs. But some net-worth goals at ages 30, 40, 50, 60 and 70 can help you to focus on what you might require …

Retirement

Caring for Your Aging Parents: How to Prepare

The time to get ready is well before the time comes. Here's how to approach some important talks and what you need to cover.<p>Caring for aging parents …

Personal Data

Pete the Planner: How to retire successfully when starting from scratch at age 50

<i>If you want to retire successfully but are starting from scratch at age 50, you need a plan. This is the first of a four-part series on how to make it happen.</i><p>I think it was hearing a fourth person in two weeks tell the same story that tipped the scales.<p>Two weeks ago, I met a 50-year-old woman who …

Income Tax

Explore the World as a Roving Retiree

One retired couple proves there's no need to slow down (or settle down) in retirement.<p>Eager to hit the road, Roxanne and David Draves decided to …

Suze Orman Says This Is the Age You Should Retire—Not a Month or Year Before

You may not want to hear this.<p>One of the most popular segments on my CNBC show was "How Am I Doing?" Viewers would call in and tell me everything …

Social Security

Money expert David Bach: Use this formula to figure out how much you should have saved at every age

When it comes to saving for the future, the more you can set aside, the better off you'll be. But just how much should you aim to have in order to …

Retirement

The 3 Types of Income and How They're Taxed

Here's a quick guide to the ways different types of income are taxed in the U.S.<p>When it comes to your taxes, the term "income" isn't quite as …

Income Tax

4 Retirement Planning Mistakes You Probably Don't Even Realize You're Making

Steer clear of these -- your future depends on it.<p>Though retirement can be a fulfilling time in people's lives, it can also be a stressful one. This …

Social Security

Machine Learning basics — It’s your cup of tea!

I’m sure every one of you must have heard of this <i>buzzword</i> Machine Learning. Wondering what it is. Let’s jump into its basics.<p><b>Note</b>: This is just an …

Machine Learning

Flush Away Fat and Feel Your Energy Soar With a 'Liver Reboot' Detox Diet

After Mehmet Oz, M.D., revealed his latest weight-loss breakthrough on a recent episode of The Dr. Oz Show, many women immediately dove into the diet …

Nutrition

26 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From Rachel Comey to Coach

We dug through the internet’s sales bins, scrounged around for a bit, and found the best deals out there, including a bunch of basic black boots, …

The ‘New Urbanism’ Movement Might Be Dead

<b>This is part of Governing's</b> <b>special 30th anniversary coverage.</b><p>Thirty years ago this month, when I first started writing for this magazine, the idea of …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

A new front in the assault on women’s freedom: Anti-choice activists now going after birth control

<b>Diane Black (AP/Matt Rourke)</b><p>Under Trump and a GOP Congress, anti-choice activists don’t need elaborate excuses to go after contraception<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>February 9, 2017 9:59am (UTC)<p>Most conservatives are masters of the bad-faith argument, but none so more than anti-choice activists. For decades now, …

Planned Parenthood

3-Ingredient Desserts for When You Just Don't Have the Patience

Long ingredient lists, four kinds of flour, and hours in the oven? Nah, not our thing. When it comes to baking (and all types of cooking, really), …

Nighttime Is the Right Time for the Beautiful Moody Street Photography of Justin Carey

London-based photographer Justin Carey says he is “fascinated by solitude, sentiment and the particular beauty found in unexpected places,” and his …

The True Value of a Financial Advisor

When asked to give the first words you think of when someone says “financial advisor,” you may say retirement, investments or planning. As a client …

Financial Planning

Gerhard Richter, savior of contemporary painting, turns 85

From photo-like paintings to out-of-focus works, he is consistently inconsistent and beyond his time. Gerhard Richter, at 85, claims to have to …

Black History Month Reveals the White Lies of America

Since its formal beginning as Negro History Week in 1926, Black History Month has revealed the “white lie” of American history. It has been a project …

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Join Jimmy Fallon for a daily mix of jokes, sketches, celebrity interviews and musical guests.

9 Reasons You Should Be Eating More Citrus

You already know that citrus (like oranges, lemons, tangerines, limes and grapefruit) is an excellent source of immune-boosting vitamin C—which is …

Here’s More Evidence Americans Don’t Know What They Should Be Eating

From organic food to GM crops, we're pretty split...but when you consult the science, it's no wonder we're so confused.<p>Are organic foods healthier for you than conventional foods? How about genetically-modified crops? If you're not totally sure about the answer to these questions, you're not …

Programming while black will cost you $10,000 in salary

Racial discrimination may be alive and well in the technology industry.<p>The online hiring platform Hired released its 2017 State of Salaries report today (Feb. 9). The San Francisco-based company has a database of 280,000 interview requests and job offers for 45,000 engineers and technologists on …

Salaries & Wages

3 Mindful Breathing Exercises That Reduce Stress in 10 Minutes or Less

Feeling a little stressed?<p>Don’t worry, you’re not alone. According to a recent study, more than three quarters of Americans say they’ve felt stressed …

When You Start Believing In Yourself, These 5 Amazing Things Will Happen

There is no denying life is tough sometimes, and there are days when it seems like the storms will never clear.<p>Throughout the struggles of life’s …

10 Groundbreaking eCommerce Trends to Watch Out for in 2017

What do you think is going to happen with the eCommerce industry in 2017?<p>If you sell products online, or plan to start doing so in the year ahead, …