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How to Catch Up on Retirement Savings in Your 50s

It's not easy, but it's worth it if you want to enjoy a comfortable retirement.<p>If you're nearing retirement age and your savings are looking a little …

Retirement

This morning routine will make you a millionaire

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If …

Self-improvement

The 10 Best Ways to Boost Your Home Wifi

Wifi is one of the most important developments in the evolution of the internet—no one wants to be chained to a desktop—but it’s also one of the most …

Wi-Fi

The 411 on 529s

It's back-to-school time and let's face it — education can be expensive.<p>The College Board reports that the average cost of in-state tuition, fees, room and board at a public four-year college in the U.S. was $20,770 last year. And that's just a starting point — out-of-state tuition, private …

Retirement

Use this quick tip to get more precise cutouts in Photoshop

When you mask an object out in Photoshop, it may happen that you miss a few spots, no matter how hard you try. In this video, Jesús Ramirez of …

Tutorials

3 Metrics That Define the Average Social Security Beneficiary

The typical Social Security beneficiary is...<p>Each month, more than 62 million people receives a Social Security benefit – and this figure is only …

Retirement

Wrigley Billionaire Moves From Chewing Gum to Medical Marijuana

The scion of a family that made a fortune in chewing gum is moving into pot.<p>William Wrigley Jr. II, who helped orchestrate the sale of his family’s …

Cannabis

Google Spent Years Studying Successful Teams. Here's the 1 Thing That Mattered Most

If you trust someone is looking after your best interests, you will do almost anything that person asks.<p><i>This column is an adapted excerpt from my new book,</i> EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence.<p>A few years ago, a research team at Google set out on a quest to figure out what …

Self-improvement

‘Too Little Too Late’: Bankruptcy Booms Among Older Americans

For a rapidly growing share of older Americans, traditional ideas about life in retirement are being upended by a dismal reality: bankruptcy.<p>The signs of potential trouble — vanishing pensions, soaring medical expenses, inadequate savings — have been building for years. Now, new research sheds …

Retirement

This 30-Day Plank Challenge Will Transform Your Body

A strong core is the foundation of a strong body. Think about it: A tree would fall if its trunk weren't solid and stable. Doing core work isn't just …

Workouts

Infographic: The best words to grab audience attention online

Content might be king, but a well-written headline can be the crown jewel of your online marketing.<p>Whether you are posting industry insights on your …

Marketing

A Breakdown of Student Loan Debt in the U.S.

If you think you’re the only one struggling with student loan payments, think again. Americans hold an alarming amount of student loan debt and with …

Personal Finance

How to Use a 529 Plan When Your Child Wins a Scholarship

Even if your child wins a full scholarship, you can use money from a 529 college-savings plan for things other than tuition without triggering taxes …

College & University

Marriages are crumbling under student loan debt

The average outstanding balance for student loan borrowers is $34,144. The average student loan debt for the class that graduated from college in …

Personal Finance

10,000%: Pantera Reports Massive 5-Year Crypto Investment Return

Cryptocurrency investment firm Pantera Capital reported a more than 10,000 percent lifetime return on Friday, coming five years after its …

Cryptocurrency

Nia Wilson, Oakland Teenager, Fatally Stabbed at BART Station

Monday morning I received a text telling me to be careful. Something about bad energy. I made a mental note to ask if another planet was in retrograde for the fifty-eleventh time. But I was quickly snapped out of my levity when I read the next part of the message: My friend informed our group chat …

Women of Color

The Sneaky Way Republicans Could Cut Social Security Benefits by Almost $2,100 a Year

One under-the-radar change could put less money into the pockets of Social Security recipients.<p>Few programs bear the burden of importance that Social …

Retirement

The U.S. Housing Market Looks Headed for Its Worst Slowdown in Years

They were fed up with Seattle’s home bidding wars. They were only in their late 20s but had already lost two battles and were ready to renew with …

Real Estate

From Burt Reynolds to Johnny Depp, why do so many mega-rich celebs go broke?

Now 64 and enjoying a second career as host of “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” Jerry Seinfeld breathes such rarefied air that guests on his show …

Jerry Seinfeld

Uber Co-Founder and E*Trade Alum Launch No-Fee Cryptocurrency Trading

More competition is coming to the commission-free cryptocurrency trading market. Voyager, a startup backed by an Uber co-founder as well as an early …

Cryptocurrency

7 Ways To Break Literally Any Habit, According To Experts

Healthy habits play a important role in keeping your happiness afloat, and boosting productivity. From developing a morning and evening routine, to …

Self-help

3 Companies Reveal How They Generated Their First $1 Million On Amazon

With Amazon now accounting for 50% of all e-commerce sales in the U.S., it has become a default selling platform for many consumer brands. But simply having your brands’ products listed on Amazon does not mean instant sales.<p>As Amazon generally functions like a search engine for shoppers ready to …

eCommerce

Coinbase’s big week

Coinbase has earned a reputation for itself as the most trusted cryptocurrency exchange in the U.S. And last week the six-year-old San Francisco-based company made key strides towards mainstreaming cryptocurrency use.<p>The company announced early in the week that it has been given the go ahead to …

Cryptocurrency

Mastercard Had An Outage, So Crypto Had a Field Day

Payments giant Mastercard suffered a severe outage last week that led to a hold-up in transactions.<p>As reported on July 12 by the Financial Times, it …

Cryptography

A 4-Day Workweek Experiment Made Everyone Happier and More Productive

Working four days while getting paid for five does marvelous things.<p>One of the most vapid work-related clichés is "work smarter, not harder." Generally speaking, it's extremely unhelpful advice that bosses and coworkers bust out when you bring up unrealistic deadlines or even just fatigue. Annoying …

Employment

A Scary Number of Older Americans Can't Pass a Retirement Financial Literacy Quiz

And since life doesn't grade on a curve, you'll want to fill in the gaps in your knowledge sooner rather than later.<p>Even if you plan well for …

Warning signs rise for stock market's record-setting run

NEW YORK (AP) — The current bull market in stocks is a month or so away from becoming the longest in history. If it happens, then what?<p>Many along Wall Street expect the rally that began in March 2009 to eclipse the 1990-2000 run that ended with the dot-com crash. But a growing number of experts are …

Stock Markets

The Complete Facebook Ads Course: Beginner to Advanced | Mashable Shop

Because of their low cost, amazing targeting options, and huge reach, there's never been a faster and more predictable way to grow a business online …

Congress may put American retirement vehicle in play

Legislation that could affect how millions of Americans save for retirement and how they cash out those nest eggs in their golden years has attracted interest in both the House and the Senate.<p>The proposed legislation, known as the Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act, could add millions of people …

3 Tips for a Successful Influencer Marketing Campaign

Influencer marketing may be all the rage--but to win, you have to do it right.<p>The influencer marketing industry is bigger than it ever has been. Brands are now engaging both the largest influencers and micro-influencers, and at my agency, we've even adopted the unconventional strategy of having me …