Nathan Kamikubo

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50 Christmas Cookies You Don't Even Need An Oven to Bake

Your secret's safe with us!<p>What's guaranteed to be the hit of your holiday buffet but hardly requires any effort? These festive, impressive-looking treats. (Your secret's safe with us!)

Are you on track for retirement? Do the math

What should I have for dinner tonight? What movie should we go see? Where should we go on vacation this year? Many questions in life are relatively easy to answer. But if you’re wondering, “Am I on track for retirement?” it may quickly turn into a frustrating exercise.<p>To know the answer, you also …

The best CPU for gaming

Intel's Core i5-8400 is the best gaming CPU in years. It delivers performance on-par or better than last generation's i7 parts at a much more …

Opinion: 6 favorite dividend stocks from a conservative money manager

Michael Binger, a senior portfolio manager at Gradient Investments, which oversees $1 billion, shared a list of some of his favorite dividend stocks. …

4 Roth IRA tips that could earn you thousands

IRAs were already very useful accounts for retirement savings when Roth versions of them were introduced as part of the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. The key feature of Roth IRAs can make a big difference in your retirement savings — especially if you use the Roth in smart ways. Here are four Roth …

Retirement

This infographic shows the best time to buy and sell stocks

Is it possible to time the market cycle to capture big gains?<p>Like many controversial topics in investing, there is no real professional consensus on market timing. Academics claim that it's not possible, while traders and chartists swear by the idea.<p>That said, one thing that everyone can probably …

What It's Actually Like to Use Magic Leap's Secretive Technology

<i>Wired</i> on Tuesday published a behind-the-scenes look at Magic Leap, a secretive, Google-backed startup working on so-called “mixed reality,” or MR. …

Simplify your stock-picking process with these apps

Investing in the stock market made easy — that’s the goal of these apps, which make investing more convenient and help you keep tabs on the market updates. And you don’t have to be a finance whiz to work them.<p>Robinhood<p>Trade stocks without fees on Robinhood. After a quick registration, use Robinhood …

#TLClubLife: 15 Clubs to Hit Before Your Partying Days Are Over

It’s no secret that Brooklyn’s global cachet continues to reach new heights across the pond, so it makes sense that an edgy techno hub with Euro …

3 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 5%

If you want both income and growth from your portfolio, it's hard to beat dividend stocks. An average yield of around 2% for the stock market might not give you the income you're looking for, but if you look hard, you can find some promising stocks with yields of 5% or more.<p><b>TiVo</b> (NASDAQ: TIVO),</b> …

This Dividend Play Could Get You 585% Upside

A few months back, I ranked my five favorite dividend ETFs – and shared my top pick to buy and hold forever. Since then, three new ETFs have launched that address the main problem I had with the strategies I reviewed the first time around.<p>The result? A 585% return over a 15-year period!<p>I’ll share …

Planning Retirement? These 3 Safe Income Stocks Belong in Your Portfolio

Inflation was stubbornly low in the U.S. in 2015, but it's picked up in the first two months of this year. If consumer spending continues to improve …

INVESCO PERPETUAL UK GROWTH: Loading up on unloved oil and bank stocks

Being a contrarian investment manager – going against the crowd – is not particularly good for the blood pressure, or the patience of investors keen …

Investing

This Was the Best Performing Healthcare ETF Last Week

Healthcare ETFs took another step back this week, but this one healthcare ETF largely sidestepped the carnage.<p>It was a good week to have money in the …

Every Investor Needs to Consider These 3 Critical Things

There are three crucial things to analyze and evaluate as an investor before investing even a penny.<p>Most investors don't do this and instead <b>fail to</b> …

Investing should be a lot easier than it is - but you make it difficult

I spent a chunk of last week attending an excellent course on investment, all about financial history. The long run is incredibly important in …

Bear Market

During bear market periods, investing can be risky even for the most seasoned of investors. A bear market is a period marked with falling stock prices. In a bear market, investor confidence is extremely low. Many investors opt to sell off their stocks during a bear market for fear of further …

7 Smart Ways To Invest $1,000

You’d like to learn how to invest $1,000.<p><i>Is this possible?</i><p>After all, don’t many financial advisers have investing minimums? What if you’re new to investing? Where do you start?<p>Yes, there <i>are</i> places you can invest $1,000. And, some of them are pretty nifty, as well.<p>But, it’s not enough to know some …

Retirement

Why I quit over Breitbart and the Trump campaign

<b>(CNN) —</b> In recent days, I have been overwhelmed by the amount of people who have used words such as "brave" and "courageous" on social media and in private correspondence to express their support for my decision to part ways with Breitbart News as a client and to speak out against the destructive …

On the Stick: Here's What Makes a Great Manual Transmission

Exposing the secrets of a satisfying manual transmission.<p>From the March 2016 issue<p>Shifting gears is one of the most satisfying things you can do in a car. But not always. A ropey shifter or a gooey clutch can suck the joy out of driving a manual and lend credence to Porsche’s position that its …

Ford Focus RS to Compete in 2016 Global RallyCross Season

We hold our imaginations in high regard, but even we didn’t think it was possible for Ford’s Focus RS to become appreciably cooler than it already is. Ford Performance, working in conjunction with Ken Block’s Hoonigan Racing and U.K.–based speed shop M-Sport, has just put that to rest with the …