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These Volunteer Organizations Are Perfect for Retirees Who Love to Travel

Beyond the satisfaction of giving back.<p>A few years after he retired from his professorship at the UCLA School of Dentistry, Stuart White began …

Film Festivals

The One Question You Should Be Asking In Retirement

Yogi Berra once said, “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” As a retiree or pre-retiree, you’ve worked diligently and built your life savings. Now’s the time to ask the No. 1 question every retiree should be asking:<p>[id=1]<p>What do you want out of retirement?<p>To help you answer this question, …

Retirement

Budgeting Doesn’t Work, So Try This Instead

An expert guide on how not to overspend this summer.<p>Congratulations! If you’re reading this article it means you’re (very likely) a real life adult …

Personal Finance

5 Trails That Will Inspire Your Next American Hiking Adventure

Wildflowers, long days full of sunshine, and warm evening breezes: Summer time is such a sight to behold. Mother Nature at her best inspires a hiking …

Hiking

The 1 Retirement Danger No One Warns You About

Consider this your wakeup call.<p>Retirement can be a scary prospect if you go in unprepared. But what exactly does being prepared mean? You'll see …

Retirement

20 BEST HIKES IN THE WORLD TO PUT ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

We are far from hardcore hikers. In fact, my friends used to call me “indoorsy” before I started training for our Inca Trail hike years ago. We do, …

Hiking

The Really Surprising Thing People Get Wrong In Retirement — and 4 Steps to Overcome It

Is it possible we're spending too little?<p>Saving money can be difficult. But spending it? That part was supposed to be easy for retirees who’ve spent …

Retirement

The John Muir Trail: 211 Miles of Bucket-List Hiking

Length: 211 miles, plus another 10 to get off Mt Whitney<br>Location: The trail runs from Yosemite National Park to the peak of Mt Whitney<br>Trail Type: …

70% of Americans Dream of Traveling in Retirement: How to Afford It (Without a Ton of Cash)

It can be surprisingly easy (particularly if you have a retiree's flexible schedule).<p>The most common retirement dream -- shared among 70% of American …

The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen

What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.<p>Keep …

DIY

5 Reasons Retirees Should Love Florida and 1 Reason They Won't

It's easy to see why the Sunshine State attracts so many seniors, but it does have one glaring flaw.<p>Older Americans have some pretty big decisions to …

Best Day Hike in Every State

The Best Day Hike in Every State<p>We should preface this by saying that this should really be called “<b>one</b> of the best day hikes in every state”. In …

These Innovative Apps Can Make Your Device the Best Personal Assistant Ever

Discovering, downloading and playing around with a fantastic app you didn't know existed can make any day brighter, particularly if it helps you do better work, faster.<p>Discovering, downloading and playing around with a fantastic app you didn't know existed can make any day brighter, particularly if …

Apps

Sci-Fi Sewage Sanctuary

Take part in National Infrastructure week! Tour a water recycling plant better known as Starfleet Academy, and the Japanese garden it irrigates with …

14 Apple Watch Features You Didn't Know Existed

Apple Watch is more than just an extension of your iPhone. It’s a tiny computer, right on your wrist. It has plenty of apps to choose from, Siri, and …

These Are the Tricks Pros Use to Pose People So They Look Better in Portraits (VIDEO)

Do you hate how you look in photos? Or, as a photographer, are you often unsatisfied with how your subjects appear in your images after you snap the …

Learn What a Successor Trustee Does With Your Trust After You Die

When you set up your revocable living trust, you must name a successor trustee -- someone to step in and administer and settle your trust for you …

Retirement

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

Books

The Most Common Type of Incompetent Leader

A young friend recently remarked that the worst boss he ever had would provide him with feedback that always consisted of “You’re doing a great job.” But they both knew it wasn’t true — the organization was in disarray, turnover was excessive, and customers were not happy. My friend was giving it …

5 Public-Speaking Tips From Seasoned Experts

Here's a tip you probably haven't heard: Speak so slowly that it actually feels strange.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are you most afraid of? If you're like most Americans, public speaking bothers you more than heights, bugs, snakes, enclosed spaces, …

Public Speaking

How to sidestep 3 unethical financial adviser tactics

“There’s plenty of opportunity out there for someone who’s unethical,” warns Harold Evensky, chairman of wealth manager Evensky & Katz. That’s especially true when that someone is a financial adviser, he says, so investors need to carefully select whom to trust.<p>What some advisers do may not be …

10 surprising, spooky and inspiring American road trips

The new encyclopedic-style guide <i>The Road Trip Book: 1001 Drives of a Lifetime</i> (Universe, $36.95), pays tribute to a great American invention: basing a vacation on a drive, says editor Darryl Sleath. “It’s the idea of discovery and being in charge of your own route.” Although the volume covers …

Can you trust your financial adviser? The 3 best questions to ask before hiring a professional

If there’s anything more annoying than false advertising, it’s sneaky advertising. Maybe the salesman didn’t lie, but they withheld key information, …

Hike to Dog Slaughter Falls

Don't let the morbid-sounding name scare you off from this one! Dog Slaughter Falls is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the Bluegrass (and …

Rex Tillerson: I Hope Trump Finds Out He’s Impeached on Twitter

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In a freewheeling conversation with reporters after his departure from the State Department on Tuesday, Rex Tillerson said that he “really hopes” that Donald Trump finds out that he is being impeached on Twitter.<p>“I mean, the way I see it playing out, he’s up at 3 …

Appalachian Trail State Profile: Georgia

The AT in Georgia is 79 miles long, starting at Springer Mountain outside Dahlonega, and stretching to the North Carolina border right before Bly …

I went from bad student to NASA astronaut

Former NASA astronaut Scott Kelly says that he owes his storied space career to Tom Wolfe’s book “The Right Stuff,” which he read when he was …

Top 12 Amazing Hiking Trails of the US National Parks : Adventure Travel

No disrespect intended to state and provincial parks, but the designation of National Park means the crème de la crème of the USA’s natural real …