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Why I Don't Buy Organic, And Why You Might Not Want To Either

I don’t buy organic foods. In fact I specifically avoid doing so. It’s not my place to tell anyone else what to do, but I’d like to lay out three, seriously considered factors that have shaped my personal stance on organic:<p><b>Informed confidence</b> that we are safe buying “conventional” foods<br>• Recognizing …

Agriculture

How 1% of Pay Can Save Your Retirement

It works best when you start early<p>One in four 401(k) savers increased their contributions last year. This additional saving will translate into …

How to retire on $30,000 a year

Living in retirement on less than $30,000 may not sound realistic, but half of Americans earning 30,000 a year or less normally. Retiring on $30,000 …

Retirement

Most dietary supplements are useless, but here are the ones you should take

Or not.<p>Recent research finds that not only do these supplements most likely <i>not</i> help you slim down, bulk up, or get more energized — they're also harmful.<p>A large October study from the federal government linked supplements — sold under brand names like Hydroxycut and Xenadrine — with 20,000 ER …

Wellness

10 Morning Habits of Successful People That You Should Learn

Success

Whole Foods Unveils Plans for a Sleek Miami Beach Store

Whole Foods has tapped Oppenheim Architecture for a new outpost in Miami Beach<p>Plans for a sleek Whole Foods Market in Miami Beach recently gained approval from the city’s design review board, the final step before construction permits can be granted. Chad Oppenheim of Oppenheim Architecture has …

I Gave Up Sugar For Two Months And Here's What Happened

TL;DR, there's sugar in everything and I basically spent two months craving apples.<p>No doubt about it, I am a comfort eater, and the sweet stuff is my biggest weakness. Chocolate, biscuits, crisp and fruity cider, sugary, bready <i>anything</i>, and cinema pick 'n' mix are my Kryptonite, but god, I can …

Diabetes

The 12 Superfoods You Really Should Be Eating More Of

It’s hard to turn on the TV without hearing about the best new superfood. At any moment, a food we commonly see at the grocery store will suddenly …

The best vitamins to fix your 14 worst vices

Beneath the veneer of every health-conscious woman lurk a few nasty habits. After all, nobody's perfect. And though you can't pop a pill for every peccadillo, there are some adjustments—right in plain sight in the vitamin aisle—that can minimize the impact of your dirty little secrets. Of course, …

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3 Ways to Achieve a Satisfying and Secure Retirement

Here are the best tips from MONEY's panel of retirement experts.<p>It was a tough gig, but someone had to do it. Last week, I joined a team of financial …

A self-made millionaire says a single choice could be part of the reason you aren't getting rich

T. Harv Eker — who not only studied incredibly wealthy people, but worked his way up from nothing to millionaire status — noticed a crippling choice that the average person makes over and over again: "<b>Most people choose to play small</b>," Eker writes in his book "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind."<p>He …

Why interest rates will stay low, and what that means for your retirement security

If you are saving for retirement in an RRSP or a company defined contribution pension plan, your retirement security might well depend on the future …

4 Fresh Body-Toning Moves You Can Do with a Kettleball | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Goblet Squat<p>Hold a kettlebell by the handle at chest level, feet shoulder-width apart <b>(A)</b>. Keep your core tight and chest lifted as you sit your hips back to lower into a squat, elbows brushing the inside of your knees <b>(B)</b>. Hold for up to two seconds, then press through your heels to …

The ultimate cold and flu survival guide

Each year, the typical adult can expect to contract two or three colds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Skip the annual flu vaccine and you set yourself up for a bout of that as well. But it doesn't have to be this way! Aside from good hand washing (with soap, for at …

Immune System

The end of paying for financial advice you didn’t receive? There's a catch

New era of low-cost saving – but not for all – we explain who will miss out<p>The investment landscape is changing. Commissions quietly deducted year after year from your Isas, pensions and other investments – supposedly to pay for financial advice – will finally be banned from next year.<p>Many savers …

Finance

Russia and China March Together and Eye a Common Adversary -- the U.S.

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia -- On Sept. 3 China marked the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War II with a grand parade on Tiananmen Square in Beijing. As expected, most world leaders chose to stay away so as not to confer international legitimacy on the commemorations that many in the West see …

The Presidents and the National Parks

Main Content<p>The national parks preceded the National Park Service, but the first great natural park was a state park. California’s Yosemite State …

Tojo then, terrorists now: How America's idea of justice has changed

After U.S. soldiers broke down the door of his Tokyo residence on the afternoon of Sept. 11, 1945, they found Hideki Tojo struggling to stand despite a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Tojo, who was prime minister when Japan attacked the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, chose an unusual weapon for his …

Terrorism

Sell your stocks before you retire? Not so fast

A key commandment of investing may be – sacré bleu! – wrong.<p>The accepted rule has always been that one shall not stay heavily invested in stocks as retirement approaches, but move into bonds and other fixed-income securities. The goal is preserving one's savings and leaving stock volatility …

How a Small Investment Can Make You a Lot Richer in Retirement

New thinking on annuities.<p>Many people are reluctant to invest in an immediate annuity because they don’t want to tie up a big chunk of their savings. …

3 Valuable Lessons From Mark Cuban's Cardinal Rule of Investing

Pay attention to Cuban's approach, and your ideas will get noticed.<p>Perennial entrepreneur and <i>Shark Tank</i> star Mark Cuban has bootstrapped his way to the top. In college, he masterminded all kinds of entrepreneurial schemes, including giving dance lessons and running a disco. He was a pioneer in …

10 Steps to Becoming a Stock Market Millionaire

Investing in the stock market is a way to make more than just a little extra cash. In fact, with the right approach and the right skills, investing even a little in the stock market can put you on the road to earning millions. Becoming a stock market millionaire isn't an easy task and it isn't a …

Make Your Money Last a Lifetime

Take the right steps to put your finances on a path to a secure retirement.<p>These days, protecting your savings as you approach retirement -- with the …

Retirement

Five worst investing mistakes that millennials make

When Christine Nguyen graduated from university with a whopping $35,000 in debt six years ago, investing for retirement was barely a blip on her financial radar. And even if she could afford to invest, the Toronto resident admits she couldn't tell a blue chip from a micro cap.<p>Although daunted by …

7 Things No One Tells You About Going Paleo

I’d heard that Paleo meant eating like a T-Rex or something, but that was the extent of my knowledge. The blog included recipes and exercise videos, though, and seemed fairly easy to follow. I knew that I would slack if I tried to do the challenge on my own—because TV and snacks—so I asked my …

9 Surprising Foods with More Sugar Than a Doughnut

A major new report by Credit Suisse Research Institute explores the impact of sugar and sweeteners on humans’ diets, with some shocking revelations …

What Happens To Your Body When You Skip Breakfast

Breakfast is quite literally the meal meant to “break the fast” from all the hours you spend sleeping, and skipping it is known to cause a slew of …

Nutrition

Why Walking Is Better Than Running

<i>By Paige Greenfield, Prevention.com</i><p><i>(Photo by: Getty Images)</i><p>James O'Keefe, 58, is a cardiologist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, MO. A self-proclaimed "exercise enthusiast," O'Keefe says there was a time -- decades, in fact -- when he would routinely spend two to three …