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Why You Might Want To Rethink Making Those 401(k) Contributions

Retirement savings plans appear to put employees at the helm, says author Douglas Rushkoff, all while selling them short.<p>Many of us take for granted that our retirement is our own personal responsibility. Young professionals understand that they’re playing a game, competing against one another not …

When to Renew Your Expiring Passport

While not every country requires six months of validity on your passport, it is an increasingly common rule. If you’re close to that mark, renew yours now.<p><b>Q: My husband and I had a trip planned to Lapland. Due to his passport expiring within six months of departure, he was not allowed to fly to</b> …

The 6 Anti-Aging Products That Gwyneth Paltrow Swears By: Introducing Goop Skin Care

<i>Gwyneth Paltrow is writing the next chapter of her Goop story, and it starts with skin care.</i><p>Gwyneth Paltrow would like to do more sit-ups. This comes as a surprise, not only to me but also to the instructor at the Brentwood location of the Tracy Anderson Method in Los Angeles, who has been leading …

ASK A FINANCIAL PLANNER: 'What happens to my 401(k) when I change jobs?'

<b>Certified financial planner Sophia Bera answers:</b><p><i>What happens to my 401(k) when I change jobs?</i><p>Great question this week! You have a few different options of what you can do with your 401(k) when you switch jobs.<p>A few things you should know: When you contribute to a 401(k), the employee contributions …

A startup that finds discount flight tickets 'hidden' on airline websites just launched in the US

So when Oliver Dlouhý and Lucie Brešová told me their startup, Skypicker, helps people find flights that cost as much as 90% lower than those booked via a regular flight ticket, I was skeptical, but definitely interested.<p>If you're like me, you probably use a flight aggregation service to buy your …

What's Your Go-To Cheap Dinner Recipe?

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5 Stocks Under $10 Actually Worth Buying

Even though these stocks are cheap, they could still make excellent long-term investments.<p>Many low-priced stocks are that way for a reason and should …

One-pan 9-minute pasta recipe from Martha Stewart Living: The backstory, and variations.

<i>This post originally appeared on Food52.</i><p>This genius pasta makes its own sauce, all in one pan, in nine minutes—you’ve probably already cooked it (or …

Italian Food

How Young Adults Can Help Themselves Get Rich, According to the Fed

The key to success for young adults struggling to build wealth in the aftermath of the biggest economic downturn since the Great Depression may come …

Health Insurance Premiums Are Rising Faster Than Income

In every budget, we can control what we pay for some items while others are out of our control. Health insurance premiums are one of those items over which the consumer has little or no control (outside of raising the deductible or changing to an inferior plan). In this article, we’ll look at the …

44 Ways To Make More Money

Usually, people who want to bolster their finances trim their expenses.<p>But cutting costs only goes so far. Unless you already make a lot of money and spend like a bon vivant, most people can’t eke out that much more from their budget by decreasing expenses. Plus, the more you retrench, the more …

Personal Finance

The Ultimate Guide To Getting Out Of Debt

Five years ago, when I was in my mid-30s, I opened my first adult savings account. I was attending a friend’s wedding in India and wanted to make sure I had enough money to go.<p>What I didn’t consider but later realized was that, at that time, I had $6,500 of credit card debt and $18,500 of student …

why you need a serum

<i>This article may use affiliate links. Eluxe Magazine only links to products we trust.</i><p>By Sophia Hussain and Chere Di Boscio<p>Many people don’t actually …

3 Signs Your 401(k) is Lousy

The employer-sponsored 401(k) is a major tool for retirement savings for millions of Americans. Is yours lousy? Here are a few signs that it might be.<p>…

Why doctors quit

About a decade ago, a doctor friend was lamenting the increasingly frustrating conditions of clinical practice. "How did you know to get out of medicine in 1978?" he asked with a smile.<p>"I didn't," I replied. "I had no idea what was coming. I just felt I'd chosen the wrong vocation."<p>I was reminded …

DIY Garden Pest Control Organic [Infographic] | 24/7 Exterminator NYC

Do It Yourself DIY Garden Pest Control Organic: Trying to implement a pest control system into your garden, lawn or crop can seem tricky to do …

Gardening

We Turned Our Backyard Into an Organic Food Forest

<i>In its MoneyMic</i><i>series, LearnVest hands over the podium to people with controversial views about money.</i><i>Today, one man shares how he went from being an</i> …

13 Common Money Mistakes -- And Their Solutions

By Laura Shin<br>Sometimes it feels like being good with your money is hard. And being bad with your money? Well, you think, that’s <i>easy</i>. But actually, all that's required to be good with your money is a set of simple tasks. It’s just a matter of getting them done. Here, some financial planners weigh in …

Money

10 Surefire Ways To Build Your Wealth In 2015

<i>Be sure to check out the related story, 10 Surefire Ways To Boost Your Productivity in 2015.</i><p>A new year brings renewed energy to strive for one’s goals and dreams. And key to that pursuit is money.<p>Whether you’ve set your sights on launching a business, taking a trip to Patagonia, or buying a house, …

Chocolate Cake Roll with Praline Filling | Taste of Home

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9 Ways to Use Vinegar for More Beautiful Skin and Hair

Even if you never cook, you'll definitely want to grab a bottle.<p>Contrary to popular belief, vinegar—apple cider vinegar, to be exact—may not help you lose weight. But it <i>can</i> help you step up your beauty routine. This multi-tasking ingredient can be used to prevent acne and make nail polish last …

How Ottawa trader rebounded from a stinging early loss

Brendan Cowie learned how to trade stocks online the hard way – by losing $2,500 in one hour on one of his first trades.<p>He was in his mid-20s at the time, and his financial obligations were fewer. "So it wasn't too bad. But I definitely learned a lesson."<p>The Ottawa trader had made the mistake of …

Free Things to Do in Paris

Traipsing around pricey Paris might sound like serious damage to your wallet, but that's only if you don't know where to look (and when to go). Indulge in some of the City of Light's sweetest luxuries <i>gratuit</i>—from hidden nooks of authenticity to world-class museums and sights.<p><b>Art</b><p>Admission is waived …