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10 Mainstream Movies With as Much Nudity as Actual Porn

Looking for a movie that's <i>almost</i> porn, but technically <i>not</i>? Here are 10 movies that will get you turned on with their almost nonstop nudity. And yet, they're still totally mainstream with great plots and talented actors. Consider it sex with a side of sophistication.

Film Festivals

10 Retirement Accounts You Should Know About

<b>From well-known options like IRAs and 401(k)s, to more obscure ones like Cash Balance Pension Plans or Rich people Roths, these accounts can help you grow your savings. They also help you pay less taxes along the way. Here are 10 Retirement accounts you should know about</b><p>Anyone reading this should …

Retirement

Everything you ever needed to know about investing, scribbled on cocktail napkins

Warren Buffett once said “there seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.” Those words, of course, can …

Investing

The secret to loving your life

Sometimes life sucks. Bad. Really bad. And you feel like you want a refund.<p>But, of course, we need to accept that Life Avenue is going to have its …

Self-help

31 Passive Income Ideas to Get You off the Hamster Wheel

<b>Personal Capital:</b> Personal Capital has a minimum that is out of reach for many of us, $100,000. The fees they charge are also higher than some fellow …

What Is Missing From Most Retirement Advice

After nearly 30 years in retirement and legacy planning, I’ve noticed some common threads that could devastate many retirement plans! Most people don’t know where to turn or what to expect as they get closer to retirement, and they may think that they have everything taken care of … Wrong!<p>Before we …

Why More People Should Probably Use Pre-Tax Retirement Accounts Instead of Roths

It's not about your income, it's about your tax rate.<p>Anyone saving for retirement has probably had to decide between saving in a Roth account versus …

Can the gifts to your eldest son be challenged?

I am 80 years old and have two children. My eldest son has been a constant support to me but the relationship with my youngest son has been extremely …

Retirement

Take the Smart Investor’s Vow: to Buy and to Hold

Did you know the stock market’s average return is about 10% per year? That’s what an investor buying an S&P 500 index fund could expect to earn over …

Premium bonds might be the nation’s most popular savings product, but are they a viable way to grow your nest egg?

The UK has a long-standing love affair with premium bonds.<p>They have been the nation’s most popular savings product for years, thriving on people’s …

Guide to Series I and Series EE U.S. Savings Bonds

Beginner's Guide to Series I and Series EE U.S. Savings Bonds<p>Updated June 01, 2018<p>Savings Bonds are one of the oldest and easiest to understand …

How to find the answer to ‘What career is right for me?’

Everyone talks a lot about how much of a struggle job hunting can be.<p>And while most people who agree that it’s a struggle are typically referring to …

7 Trips You Should Take By Yourself — Even If You're In A Relationship

Even though I'm in a relationship, I love to travel alone. And you can do that pretty much anywhere if you're savvy enough. But as most women who …

This Timeline Shows The Entire History of The Universe, And Where It's Headed

This is how we'll die.<p>If you're the type of person who sometimes wakes up at 3am and lies in bed trying to wrap your tiny mind around the achingly …

Bad habits you must immediately break to improve your life in the next 100 days

Habits define us. And nothing sabotages your creativity and productive life quite like bad habits. In the words of <b>Samuel Johnson</b> “The chains of habit …

Self-improvement

Here are some tips for getting more retirement money into accounts with tax advantages

<b>Dear Liz:</b> My wife and I are about 35. I'm self-employed and contribute to a SEP IRA. My wife contributes to a workplace retirement plan. We don't qualify to contribute to Roth IRAs. In order to get more money into retirement accounts, would you recommend doing back-door Roth contributions? What …

Retirement

Opinion: Here’s the No. 1 tech stock, according to money flows

Tech stocks are on fire. As a result, it’s natural for investors who are underweight in tech to want to add to their tech stock holdings.<p>Since late …

16% of Millennials have this much in savings

Hint: It's probably more than you think.<p>It's easy to rag on Millennials as being lazy, entitled creatures who hemorrhage money on luxuries like fancy lattes and avocado toast. But actually, Millennials may be more fiscally responsible than we all thought. Not only do 41% of Millennials set aside …

We've interviewed nearly 50 millionaires about how they invest their money — here are 5 strategies anyone can implement

<i>Each week on a podcast called "Millionaires Unveiled," Clark Sheffield and Jace Mattinson, both certified public accountants, interview a millionaire — someone with a current net worth of over $1 million. They ask them to share their story, investment strategies, and current portfolio …

Retirement

These 14 stocks will see sales skyrocket in 2018, Goldman Sachs says

With the broader stock market expected to rise this year, it can be difficult to identify the companies set to leave their peers in the dust. But there are ways to sift through the noise to find the winners — assuming you know where to look.<p>One way to do this is to identify the companies most …

Investing

What Should My Net Worth Be At Age 30, 40, 50, 60?

Everything is relative when it comes to money. If we all have a net worth of $1,000,000, then nobody is truly rich. As such, we must first get an …

Malaysia's Missing Billions

Project MUSE Mission<p>Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration …

Johns Hopkins University

The Super-Easy Retirement Investing Plan

It's much faster and easier than you might believe.<p>Don't much enjoy thinking about investments? If so, you probably don't want to spend your precious …

Investing

Here Are the Best Inspirational Quotes for 2018

Another year and another 365 quotes--the most inspirational things anybody has ever said.<p>Want inspirational quotes? Each year for the past several years, I've gathered the best inspiring quotes, one for each of the coming 365 days. Here's our latest installment: the top inspirational quotes for …

Liz Weston: How to 'death clean' your finances

The phrase "death cleaning" may sound jarring to unaccustomed ears, but the concept makes sense. It's about getting rid of excess rather than leaving …

Personal Finance

8 Daily Rituals That Dramatically Improve Your Prospects of Becoming Rich

Working daily to becoming healthier and smarter leads to success by every measure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Obtaining wealth and success is a journey. We can look at those who have made it and tell ourselves that they were born special or have been incredibly …

Success