Kayla Mason

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Suze Orman Says This Is the Age You Should Retire—Not a Month or Year Before

<i>Originally published by Money</i><p>One of the most popular segments on my CNBC show was “How Am I Doing?” Viewers would call in and tell me everything …

Retirement

What We Know (and Don’t Know) About How to Lose Weight

The endless array of diets that claim to help you shed pounds tend to fall into two camps: low fat or low carbohydrate. Some companies even claim that genetics can tell us which diet is better for which people.<p>A rigorous recent study sought to settle the debate, and it had results to disappoint …

Holistic Medicine

How the new tax law creates a ‘perfect storm’ for Roth IRA conversions

For years I’ve lectured about the wonderfulness of Roth IRAs. While the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) includes one negative change for Roth IRAs, they are still pretty wonderful. Here’s what you need to know about Roth IRAs and especially Roth IRA conversions in the post-TCJA world.<p>The two …

Retirement

The Catastrophic 401(k) Mistake Three-Quarters of Participants Are Making

Are you making it, too?<p>Though not all workers have access to a 401(k), those who get the option to participate in such a plan can reap a world of …

13 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Made All the Difference in His Life

A short passage from a Steve Jobs commencement address teaches an important lesson.<p>Steve Jobs was famous (or infamous, depending on your point of view) for his "reality distortion field," his ability to make other people believe the seemingly impossible was actually possible.<p>But the first person he …

Motivation

The Proper Pot Size for Plants in Container Gardening | Home Guides | SF Gate

Looks aren't everything when it comes to choosing containers for plants. The size of the containers plays a major role in how well your plants grow. The amount of soil in the pots and the pots' height and width determine how well the containers fit your planting needs. Choosing the correct pot size …

16 Favorite Raised Bed Designs

Ultimate DIY raised bed<p>Raised garden beds, essentially large planting boxes, are the ultimate problem solver—they offer perfect drainage, protection …

How to Grow Microgreens at Home

Yes, these nutritious little greens do exist outside of fancy restaurant menus!<p>If you’ve been to a trendy restaurant or have been served fancy toast …

9 Ways to Become Mentally Tough According to a Former Marine

You can read every leadership book out there, until you’re an expert in the art of managing other people.<p>But ultimately, this knowledge is useless if …

Self-help

10 Simple Things You Can Do To Be Happier, Backed By Science

Happiness is so interesting, because we all have different ideas about what it is and how to get it. I would love to be happier -- as I'm sure most …

Happiness

Should I pay off my student loans early?

<i>I have a student loan with a balance of $95,000 that has an interest rate of 2.4% over 20 years. I save at least 18% of each paycheck for retirement</i> …

Behind in savings? 5 ways to build your emergency fund

Most Americans are behind on savings. Here's what to do if you're one of them.<p>We're constantly told to save for emergencies -- yet most Americans aren't doing a good enough job in that arena. In fact, according to new data from GOBankingRates, more than half of Americans have less than $1,000 in …

Retirement

How to Save $1 Million Without a 401(k)

It's possible -- you just need to start with a solid strategy.<p>When it comes to saving for retirement, a 401(k) is one of the most powerful tools out …

4 habits that helped me stop stressing about money

Standing in front of my open fridge one summer night in 2011, I considered my meal options: leftover pizza scavenged from my job working for a late-night TV show or a post-sell-by-date panini I pardoned from its dumpster fate while working at my second job as a barista. After soaking up a few …

Personal Finance

For girls who mature early, psychological problems last into adulthood

Early development may place girls at higher risk of mental health problems, both in adolescence and in adulthood, according to a new study by Jane …

Psychology

The Small Tweak That Will Help You Manifest Your Perfect Partner

On the journey of manifesting partnership, especially if we’ve adhered to the rules of the superstitious "Think it and you will see it" version of …

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

42 Ridiculously Easy Vegan Recipes Anyone Can Master

Whether you're new to the kitchen, new to being vegan, or just looking for some new things to try.

5 Ingenious Budget Pantries Created with IKEA Basics

(Image credit: Jenna Sue Design)<p>Want more kitchen storage, without breaking the bank? Do you dream of organized shelving and a perfectly posh pantry? …

IKEA

Buffett explains how to invest in stocks when inflation spikes

Warren Buffett has always been a firm believer that staying invested in stocks is the only course.<p>If anything, Buffett, the chairman and CEO of …

Take a Harvard Course on Buddhism for Free

If you’ve ever had an interest in learning about Buddhism, now is the perfect opportunity. You can take a Harvard University course on the beliefs, …

Scientists Say Parents and Teachers Overreact to Bullying

"We should not convey the idea that having arguments, falling out, having enemies, hurting someone's feelings, having your feelings hurt, is …

7 Ways to Protect Your Retirement Nest Egg in a Volatile Stock Market

After a long stretch of calm and a relentless rally, the stock market appears to be taking a breather. No one should be surprised -- unless you’re …

Why the Stock Market Is Crashing Now, and What You Should Do About It

All your stock market questions answered.<p>After being on cruise control for months, the stock market hit a giant speed bump on Monday, when the Dow …

Stock Markets

Tennessee mother and daughter among first humans to be infected by rat virus

Tennessee and 10 other states are home to the first known cases of humans infected by a rat virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and …

Nagging Isn’t Necessary: How to Improve a Child’s Behavior Without It

Sometimes we convince ourselves that the only way we can get our kids to do anything is to ask them over and over and over again.<p>In other words… …

The 10 Healthiest, Tastiest Vegetarian Dinners We've Got

What does eating healthy as a vegetarian look like? We think it's about loading your plate with as many veggies as you can fit, while also ensuring …

Healthy Eating

10 Things Successful People Do When They Start a New Job

The first month at a new job can be overwhelming.<p>Once you’ve decided to accept the offer, and survived your first day and your first week, you might …

Employment

If you want a pollution-free, stress-free & refreshing home - Bring these top 10 Plants in

If you want a pollution-free, stress-free & refreshing home – Bring these top 10 Plants in<p>On January 27, 2018 by admin<p>Our nature has a way of keeping …

9 Quotes from Nobel-Winning Economist Richard Thaler to Help You Become a Better Investor

This year's Nobel laureate in economics, Richard Thaler, is an expert in how people deviate from rationality in their economic decision-making. Here …

Investing