Joseph Fernandez

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The Retiree’s Guide to Starting a Side Hustle

The road to retirement isn’t an easy one. Today, the average couple needs nearly $740,000 to survive in retirement, according to a Merrill Lynch …

Retirement

Sleep yourself slim: how an extra 90 mins in bed can stop sugar cravings

Spending an extra 90 minutes in bed may not seem like the obvious way to lose weight, but according to a new study, it could be the key to shedding excess pounds.<p>Scientists from King’s College London have discovered that people who sleep for longer are less likely to pick sugary treats, or reach …

Sleep

Interior Designers Share the Neutral Paint Colors That Work in Every Room

If you’re still weighing how much color to put in that sanctuary space we all know and love, you can also check out the bathroom paint colors …

Home Decorating

How to live it up in retirement, without burning through savings

<i>My husband and I are planning to retire this year and want to enjoy retirement. We do not want to skimp on simple pleasures and die with lots of money in the bank. But we also don't want to run through our savings too soon. So how do we calculate withdrawals from our nest egg to spend as much as</i> …

Retirement

Stylish Reading Glasses: No Longer Rarity Thanks to Gen X

AGING IS NOT “for sissies,” as the shrewd actress Bette Davis once observed. For many, the first inkling that their carefully cultivated, youthful mien will not last forever is the need for reading glasses.<p>Cue kicking and screaming.<p>“Your eyes’ changing is the first hint of your mortality,” said …

Researchers Recommend Replacing Aspirin with this Natural Alternative

As far back as the 5th century BC, the Greek physician Hippocrates wrote about the use of a bitter powder extracted from willow bark that reduced …

5 Cars That Will Actually Make Your Holiday Road Trip Enjoyable

Because I review cars for a semi-living, my wife, son and I have road-tripped in all kinds of vehicles. Now we’ve reached that time of year where, …

7 Things You Need To Know About Someone With Depression

<b>Worldwide, approximately 350 million people of all ages suffer from depression, according to the World Health Organization.</b> Depression can fluctuate …

Retiring early may be a deadly proposition

Your work really is your livelihood.<p>About one-third of Americans retire and claim their Social Security benefits as soon as they become eligible at …

No one knows what will replace the so-called caliphate

IT HAS been a long war, with many horrors. But three years after Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi ascended the pulpit of the Nuri mosque in Mosul to call on all …

Collective #312

Inspirational Website of the Week: Maxime BonhommeThe engaging portfolio of Maxime Bonhomme is our pick this week. Get inspired <br>May1Reboot#May1Reboot …

Economics must return to its founding principles

Wouldn’t today’s economists be better served by reading some economics history rather than relying on their models (Economics in crisis, admits Bank expert, 6 January)? JK Galbraith’s classic The Great Crash, 1929 details the things that contribute to a volatile, overheating economy, and in the …

Economics

In Malaysia, almost everything is an 'official secret'

The conviction of an opposition lawmaker under Malaysia's Official Secrets Act has renewed calls for the law's repeal. Activists say the legislation …

China tantalized by US election mayhem and prospect of 'thug' Trump as president

His detractors concur that Donald Trump is the most unpalatable candidate for the White House in the history of the United States.<p>But almost 8,000km away in Beijing, China’s authoritarian rulers appear to think he might be just the man for the job.<p>Veteran pekingologists suspect the Chinese …

Donald Trump

HEADSPACE: MEDITATING 10 MINUTES AT A TIME

A few months after Peter died, I attended an open meditation class in a large auditorium which proved to be a complete disaster. I wrote about it in a blog which described my abysmal foray into the world of meditation, complete with sobbing, used wet tissues, puffy red eyes, and a firm resolve that …

Turkey’s bid to join the EU is a bad joke; but don’t kill it - Charlemagne

CharlemagneTurkey’s bid to join the EU is a bad joke; but don’t kill it<p>THE two young women glance at each other before confiding their secret. Turkey …

You Won't Believe Where This Ancient Ten Commandments Carving Was Found

A boulder inscribed with a Hebrew translation of the Ten Commandments was reportedly found in the last place people may expect: America.<p>It is said to …

Turkey Criticizes World Leaders For Lack Of Syrian Refugee Response

In his speeches at the U.N., President Erdogan called on the international community to do its part to share the burden of the conflict.<p>UNITED NATIONS ― Turkey has lambasted the international community for what it feels is an inadequate response to the Syrian crisis and for neglecting to fully …

"Disastrous Environmental And Socio-economic Consequences" - Evidence Mounts Against Mega-Dams

• 26 August 2014<p>Artist’s impression of Taib’s “brainchild” the planned Baram Dam.<p>As Adenan Satem ploughs on with Taib’s SCORE (Sarawak Corridor of …

8 Powerful Signs That You're Successful (Even If You Don't Think So)

Self-doubt happens to the best of us - here are some signs you're a lot more successful than you think.<p>At one time or another, most of us have fallen prey to imposter syndrome. No matter how qualified we may be or how hard we work, there's that nagging voice in our heads that suggests that maybe …

National Punctuation Day 2016 Facts: Common Mistakes To Avoid And How To Spot Errors

Sep. 24 is National Punctuation Day. Period.<p>Jeff Rubin birthed National Punctuation Day — the occasion is not an officially recognized holiday — in …