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One Couple’s Journey From Debt to $1.5 Million in Savings

When Al and Lesia Riddick got married 16 years ago, they had about $150,000 in debt, including a student loan, a car loan and a mortgage.<p>Now they’re …

Personal Finance

Why Adobe is giving designers its UX design software for free

Starting today, Adobe is making its interface design software free to anyone in the world. The XD CC Starter kit includes desktop and mobile versions of Adobe XD, a program that enables designers to create and share prototypes of websites, apps, and other user interfaces.<p>Since moving to a …

UX Design

What the Shutdown of the CFPB's Student Loan Watchdog Means for Borrowers

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is shutting down a key watchdog division focused on protecting student loan borrowers from abuses by loan …

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

8 vitamins and supplements that are a waste of money — and could even be dangerous

Vitamins and minerals are essential to health, but that doesn't mean megadoses will keep you out of the hospital or make you live longer. Some may be harmful. In most cases, it's preferable to get these nutrients from a balanced diet. High doses of certain vitamins and minerals may be appropriate …

How controlling your gut bacteria could help you avoid a host of illnesses from diabetes to Parkinson's

Ever had a funny feeling in your stomach that tells you something is wrong? Or butterflies in your tummy when nervous? What about that bout of …

The Average Person Eats 70,000 Microplastics Each Year

Every time you sit down to eat, microplastics float in the air and land on your food, invisibly becoming a part of your stir fry or pasta e …

Pollution

Financial procrastination: 4 things to avoid and how to do it

Americans pay a price for procrastinating on financial matters, but many delay anyway.<p>Missed financial opportunities abound, whether it's getting a late start in retirement planning, failing to draft a will or simply not having enough cash on hand to meet emergency expenses.<p>"People know they need …

6 Mental Habits of People Who Manage Their Emotions Remarkably Well

When anger rises to the surface, they don't react--they respond.<p>Anger is one powerful human emotion. It is also a very <i>normal</i> human emotion that needs to be expressed in a healthy way. But there's a place and time for appropriate anger, and we all have to learn how to manage it before it …

Anger Management

What Your Cholesterol Numbers Really Mean

LDL used to be the “bad cholesterol” and HDL the “good cholesterol.” That’s the tidy story I learned in my grad school lipids class 13 years ago, but …

Holistic Medicine

12 delicious vegan recipes that you need to make this spring

Now that Easter is behind us it’s time to put down the chocolate and focus on spring. With any luck we’ve seen the back of the Beast from the East …

9 Kitchen Hacks That Will Make Healthy Eating So Much Easier

We’ve all been there: You come home from a long day at work and you’re exhausted.You’re so hungry, you could start gnawing on your arm at any moment.</i> …

26 Easy Vegetarian Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

When we hear vegetarian dinners, you know what comes to mind? Luscious veggies, tender beans, rich broths, flavorful sauces, and great textures. …

Cooking

Why a Datacolor Spyder Needs to Be Top of Your Shopping List

Monitor color calibration is a desperately boring activity to undergo, let alone discuss. However, if you're a photographer who wants to get serious …

Time I

21 Worthless Foods a Nutritionist Will Immediately Cut From Your Diet

Want to start eating healthier and lose weight? Four nutrition experts share the red-flag foods you should avoid as part of a healthy diet.

Nutrition

Galactic battle: How the Galaxy S9 Plus camera compares to Samsung predecessors

Samsung’s Galaxy S9 Plus fares extremely well in low-light camera tests, rivaling top contenders like the Google Pixel 2 and the iPhone X. But, how …

Historian Who Predicted the 2008 Financial Crisis Warns the Next Recession Is Near

Niall Ferguson, a famed historian and a frequent guest of the world’s most elite events, is one of the prophets credited with accurately predicting …

Economics

Everything You've Ever Needed to Know About Carbs, Especially If You're Trying to Lose Weight

There's no such thing as a dumb question when it comes to creating a healthy diet for yourself. Whether you're trying to lose weight, get strong, or eat healthier all around, the more you learn, the better. There's one part of our daily diet that gets a lot of attention and for good reason: …

Should You Update the Sony a6300 Firmware? v2.00

Kylin M is a new gimbal stabilizer that works with DSLRs, smartphones, and action cameras

Getting stable video can sometimes be a challenge. Whether you’re capturing video with your smartphone, action camera, or DSLR, keeping the camera from shaking is always a pain. That’s where handheld gimbals come in, though generally, they can set you back a pretty penny. There are smartphone …

This Is How Much Money You Should Have in Savings at Every Age

And the steps that will get you there.<p>Are you falling behind? Ellevest recently talked to 1,000 women about their money—and their lives. Based on the …

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Unsung Heroes: 50 Books about Extraordinary Black Mighty Girls and Women

Our top picks of books about trailblazing African-American girls and women for Black History Month!During February's Black History Month, we …

Alzheimer’s could be spotted seven years before symptoms appear with simple memory test

Alzheimer’s could be spotted seven years before symptoms first appear with a simple memory test developed by University College London.<p>Currently 850,000 people are living with dementia in Britain a figure set to rise to more than one million by 2025.<p>Yet so far all drug trials to reverse the …

Durbin exposes Trump

When you’re from East St. Louis, very little tends to intimidate you – not thugs, bullies, big shots, loudmouths or racists. Growing up in East …

Suspended – Medium

Things Black Folk in America Must Do to Stay Alive.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) In 1963, speaking to the noted psychologist Dr. Kenneth Clark, James Baldwin describes the experience of meeting a 16-year-old …

Bitcoin Price Bubble Could Last 100 Years, Says Yale Economist | Investopedia

When it comes to the future of cryptocurrencies, even Nobel Laureate, Ivy League professors aren't quite sure what to say. (See also: Bitcoin Price …