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Bonds Or Annuities: What's The Best Way To Generate Retirement Income?

Many of us are familiar with and follow the “120 minus your age” investing framework. It says that you should subtract your age from 120 and invest that percentage in equities, putting the rest in fixed income. For example, a 50-year-old would be 70% (120-50) in equities and 30% (100%-70%) in fixed …

Retirement

Anti-Inflammatory Diet: 9 Recipes to Get You Started

Chronic inflammation may negatively affect some of your body's systems and organs, including your heart.<p>But some studies suggest that a diet rich in …

Food

This Is the Unhealthiest Vegetable You Can Eat, According to Harvard Scientists

Is corn bad for you? What about peas? They are vegetables, after all… These are the diet questions we find ourselves asking. And we're not the only …

Nutrition

How to Give Your Home Positive Energy with Flowers & Plants

Has the season's unpredictable weather have you feeling gloomy or unmotivated lately? Does your home feel stale, uninspiring? If you've been in a rut of any kind, we're here to share one way to bring some positive energy into your home, stat―and it might be as simple as taking a trip to your local …

Plants

Should you invest in a retirement annuity? 4 key points to consider

Annuities, perhaps more than most financial products, are sold rather than bought – meaning people need convincing, if not cajoling, before they're ready to sign on the dotted line.<p>That's partly because annuities can get complicated fast, though their basic feature – an investment that yields …

Retirement

Everything You Need To Know About Ashwagandha, The Wellness World's Favorite Adaptogen

Adaptogens are powerful herb and plant medicines that have been shown to help support and balance various parts of the body. Go to any café, …

Wellness

No Lie: These 7 Indoor Plants for Low-Light Actually Thrive in Darkness

<b>Not everyone has the luxury of living in a space that basks in natural light. When I first visited my East Village apartment, for instance, it was a</b> …

Plants

5 Ways to Manage the Unbearable Feeling of Being Overwhelmed

The demands of modern life continue to increase, even as our time does not.<p>Do you feel like your to-do list is getting longer by the day? No matter how much time you spend, you can never get to the end. You feel like a hamster running on a circular treadmill, working hard but not getting …

Time Management

The Thinking Man's Guide to Meditation

How to build a more peaceful mind in an ever more chaotic world<p>I am seated comfortably in my sunroom, feet flat on the floor, spine straight but not stiff, gaze lowered. Nobody is home, it’s quiet, and I am ready.<p>A soft voice—male, British, smooth—fills the room with gentle instruction, a laptop …

Mindfulness

What Cinnamon Actually Is

Barking up the right tree<p>If you're looking for an excuse to eat cinnamon, you <i>could</i> just go ahead and eat cinnamon like the free-willed, grown-ass …

Food

No, Really: This Is the Secret to Age-Proofing Your Brain

When you think about age-proofing your brain, what's the first thing that springs to mind? Eating healthier food, exercising more, and quitting bad …

Nutrition

9 Health Benefits of Vitamin B12, Based on Science

Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, is an essential vitamin that your body needs but cannot produce.<p>It’s found naturally in animal products, but …

Holistic Medicine

The Best (and Worst) Foods for Your Gut

"I pooped three times today and feel great!" maybe isn't something you shout from the mountaintops, but gut health is popping up more and more often …

Nutrition

The 6 most nutrient-dense foods that should rule your diet

Preventing common diseases (like cancer and heart disease) and promoting health and longevity is as simple as regular trips to the farmers’ market, …

Nutrition

The 15-minute, Fat-burning Workout for Busy Guys

A middle-aged guy takes his shirt off and looks in the mirror. What does he see?<p>That’s not the beginning of a joke, although what he sees might be …

If you’re going to adopt a single healthy habit, make it one of these

Open up any of your social media apps, and you’re bound to be bombarded with intel about how to live your healthiest life. (Including, hopefully, …

'Why Am I So Tired?' 14 Reasons You're Tired All the Time

Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy (though recent data shows over a third of U.S. adults sleep less than seven hours a night). …

Sleep

15 Budget Apps That Are Basically a Financial Adviser in Your Phone

Budgeting was once the stuff of meticulously detailed spreadsheets and carefully organized notebooks. But technology has come, conquered, and …

This 3-Day Microbiome Cleanse Will Eliminate Bloat, Improve Digestion & Reboot Your Gut Health

Over two decades as a holistic, functional doctor in New York City, I have treated tens of thousands of patients who have brain fog, anxiety, and …

9 Extremely Subtle Signs You Have Too Much Inflammation In Your Body

If you're experiencing signs that your body has inflammation it may crop up in a number of different ways, and be a sign of a number of different …

How to Pay Zero Taxes Legally in Retirement

And when you pay zero taxes, you shouldn't be doing it the way most people do it -- which is by being broke.<p>5 min read<p>Are you gambling your retirement savings on the idea that your taxes will be lower when you retire? If so, I’ve got some bad news. If you have your retirement savings in a …

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

The Best Chest Workout in Under 10 Minutes

This 10-minute chest workout is perfect for gaining power, strength, and muscle size. Created by Noam Tamir, C.S.C.S., the founder of TS Fitness in …

Fibonacci Investing Basics

Fundamental investors often talk about “value levels” and “well-valued stocks”, but when it comes to determining at what price to buy a stock, there is often little agreement on when a stock is really “undervalued”. Technical analysts, on the other hand, use a variety of methods to determine …

Meditation Changes Your Brain In These 7 Ways, According To Science

Are you in the habit of breathing deeply and clearing your mind for five or ten minutes a day? It turns out that meditation and mindfulness training …

Research Says These 6 Habits Improve Future Brain Health

Doctors claim the secret to a healthy brain in years to come is to S.H.I.E.L.D. it.<p>Many of us hope to live a long life, which includes being of sound mind and body. While there's lots of education and emphasis on physical health as a way to live longer--maintaining a healthy weight, blood pressure, …

brainhealth

Why Deepak Chopra has set his sights on eliminating inflammation

Deepak Chopra, MD, has made it his mission to help people use holistic methods to battle serious health issues like addiction, take control of their …

10 books you should read if you want to retire rich, according to financial advisers

Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there's no shortage of books that say they'll show you how to handle it. According to Amazon, there are nearly 5,700 on the subject.<p>Sussing out which of those books are going to really help you with retirement planning might sound like a task better …

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

MONEY readers—and Warren Buffett—weigh in.<p>There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the …

Investing

Is it possible to unclog your arteries?

A person's arteries can become clogged by a buildup of a substance called plaque. There are no quick fixes for melting away plaque, but people can …

Medical Research