Jasmine Shigemura

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How to Make Tapping a $1 Million Retirement Plan Less Taxing

With a seven-figure account balance, you have to work extra hard to minimize the tax hit once you starting taking withdrawals.<p><i>More than three decades</i> …

Retirement

Explorers

Experts: Powering your home with batteries is going to get cheaper and cheaper

In the past few weeks, there’s been a battery of new studies on batteries. Not the kind in your cellphone, but a much more revolutionary make – the kind that is already powering many cars, and that might someday help power your home.<p>A recent study in Energy Policy, for instance, found that the cost …

9 Super Cheap Health Foods You Need to Stock Up On

However, things like oats, potatoes, popcorn and peanut butter are healthy choices that won’t bottom-out your budget. Shopping locally and in-season …

What investments are best in IRAs and 401(k)s? - Ultimate Guide to Retirement

Investing<p>Basics<p>Stocks<p>Bonds<p>What is a mutual fund?<p>ETFs<p>Taxes and retirement<p>What do I need to know about taxes and retirement?<br>• How are stocks taxed?<br>• What if I hold the stocks in a 401(k) or IRA?<br>• How are bonds taxed?<br>• I didn't sell fund shares - why do I have a tax bill?<br>• What are the best accounts for my …

Retirement

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …

Universe

The Truth About Coconut Oil: 10 Facts You Should Know

Coconut oil is one of the few foods that can be classified as a “superfood.” Its unique combination of fatty acids can have profound positive effects …

Coconut

How much should I save if I want to retire early? - Ultimate Guide to Retirement

Investing<p>Basics<p>When do I need to start investing for my retirement?<br>• How much money do I need to invest for retirement?<br>• Where should I put my retirement money?<br>• What should I invest in?<br>• Stocks? Bonds? What's the right mix?<br>• Should my asset allocation change as I get older?<br>• What's the best asset allocation …

Top 6 Food Ingredients that is making you sick… (and more likely to get Cancer)

Before my mum was diagnosed with cancer, I hardly read food labels. Because I struggled with my weight, the most I would do is to glance at the …

Six Amazing Health Benefits of Eating Beets

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Beets are an ancient, prehistoric food that grew naturally along coastlines in North Africa, Asia, and Europe. Originally, it was the …

22 Dog Best Friends Who Love Each Other A Lot

Warning: Dangerous levels of cuteness ahead.

Cute Puppy

Cute

How to keep ants out of your kitchen

Home and Decor Singapore<p>Ants are everywhere. It’s quite impossible to get rid of all these tiny little terrors at one go from your home without …

Cleaning

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Understand the Link Between High Cooking Temperatures + Inflammation

Could eating that charred steak lead to arthritis and other diseases linked to inflammation? Possibly, say researchers from the Icahn School of …

Weight Loss

Square-faced dogs are now a thing in Taiwan

Geometry has never been quite so cuddly.<p>Due to a recent dog grooming trend, pooches in Taiwan have been sporting square- and sphere-shaped …

The Cabbage Soup Diet Recipe Challenge - Can You Really Lose Weight and Keep it Off?

I'll be the first to admit it - I don't like the Cabbage Soup Diet. But you, like a lot of people out there, are looking for a quick way to lose …

Stuck Cats

As Soon As This Dog Steps On Stage, The Judges Can’t Believe What They’re Seeing

It is common for dogs to be trained by their owners to perform tricks or acts, but this is one pair that can put on a show like you have never seen …

Dogs

22 Times Norbert The Therapy Dog Warmed Your Heart

Who knew such a small dog could do so much?? Meet Lil Bub's newest partner in crime.<p>View this post on Facebook

Vociferous French Bulldog Attempts to Carry on a Conversation With His Multilingual Humans

An adorably vociferous French Bulldog named Junior attempts to carry on a conversation with Walter Ledermüller, his multilingual human, while riding …

French Bulldogs

Scottish Dog Steals Tractor, Is Cooler Than You

Your dog has probably heard the news about Don the Collie, the dog who took a tractor on a joyride in Scotland.

9 things rich people do and don't do every day

In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits are like snowflakes — they build up, and then you have an avalanche of …

Foods You Should Eat Instead of Taking Vitamins

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Family Emergencies: Organize Your Life To Keep Your Career On Track

<i>Keeping your career on track is a challenge. In this series, we’ll look at what it takes to survive – and thrive – in 2015! This post touches on that sensitive topic: what to do when you have a family emergency.</i><p>No matter how well you think you’ve planned your work, sometimes life throws you a curve …

Cuddling Cat and Dog

66 life-changing things you can do with a lemon

When life gives you lemons, it's time to read this list.<p>We researched all of the miraculous things you can do with lemons, from the juice to the peel. Uses include making you healthier, more beautiful, cleaner, and a better cook (obviously), plus so much more.<p><b>Here are 66 things you can do with a</b> …