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Stanford analyzed 292 retirement strategies, says this one is best

When you're ready to retire, how can you be sure you'll have enough money to last? And what's the best way to withdraw your savings over the …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Sheryl Sandberg

11 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich

We've pointed out some of the best personal-finance books to read and podcasts to listen to.<p>If those didn't strike a chord or fit in to your busy …

The Equifax Data Breach Is Massive -- Here's How to Protect Yourself

Equifax announced a data breach that could affect 143 million consumers. Here's what you need to know.<p>On Thursday, Sept. 7, <b>Equifax</b> announced a data …

Identity Theft

Equifax’s Instructions Are Confusing. Here’s What to Do Now.

It’s time for all of us to play defense, because Equifax clearly did not.<p>In the wake of the epic breach of as many as 143 million of our Social Security numbers, names and addresses from the company’s credit files, the company put up a website that attempted to make sense of things for …

Identity Theft

5 Steps You Should Take To Protect Yourself After Massive Equifax Hack

On Thursday, Equifax announced that from mid-May through July 2017, criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files. Specifically, this hack may potentially impact 143 million U.S. consumers. The information accessed includes names, Social Security …

Identity Theft

The 10 worst money mistakes to make in your 30s

1. Saving too much in the wrong places.<p>Investing is important, but oftentimes people in their 30s have placed too much emphasis on the 401(k) or …

How to index your gears

The rear mech (or derailleur) is responsible for moving your chain across the cassette (the cluster of gears attached to the rear hub), while a …

Arrivals: this week's new stuff in for review - MBR

This week: backpacks, bells, bottled air(!), Blinders, belts, bars and... bits.<p>For those of you who can’t wait until the reviews come out in the …

Quid

The 9 smartest things to do with your money in your 30s

Everyone's allowed a few mulligans in their 20s, but by the time you're 30, it's helpful to have a solid grasp on your finances.<p>To stay on track, …

The Best Mountain Bikes | Digital Trends

Mountain biking has boomed in recent years and as a result, manufacturers have developed an increased number of specialized designs to appeal to this …

Mountain Biking

The 40 Most Significant Tools and Toys Ever Designed

For 40 years, <i>Outside</i> has tested and ranked gear that allows us to venture farther, go faster, and do both more comfortably. The following products are the ones that truly stood out for their sheer inventiveness and impact.<p><b>DJI Phantom 1 Drone</b><p>Good consumer drones really didn’t exist until the 2013 …

12 Essential iPhone Photography Apps and Accessories

Take your pictures to the next level.<p>Every iPhone has an excellent camera right out of the box. However, with the help of third-party apps and accessories, you can improve the quality of your mobile photos and videos even more.

Mobile Photography

Working Won't Ever Make You Rich. Here Are 5 Things That Will

Wealth means more than just money.<p><i>What are most people ignorant of that prevents them becoming financially wealthy? originally appeared on Quora, the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Charles Tips, retired</b> …

Personal Finance

How to make your TV look like this

Whether you have a 30-inch TV or an 80-inch TV, your viewing experience is confined to the area within the bezels surrounding your display. At least, …

Televisions

After writing about money for half a decade, here's the spreadsheet I built to keep track of my spending

<i>A lot</i>.<p>I don't pretend to be a financial expert or hold any kind of certification, but between writing, editing, and reading hundreds (thousands?) of stories about money, I've picked a few things up.<p>Chief among them is that the best, most critical first step you can take to improve your finances is …

Markets

How to Retire with Over $4,426,000 By Saving Only $111 Dollars per Paycheck

The final cherry on top of this wealth-building sundae? If you were to experience financial catastrophe and find yourself in bankruptcy court, it's …

9 hidden Xbox One features only power users know about

Here are nine especially great features of the Xbox One that you may not know about.<p><i>Tim Mulkerin contributed to an earlier version of this story.</i>

Xbox One

15 money lies you should stop telling yourself by age 30

ParamountYour bank account will be the first to tell you you’re not invincible.<p>You’ll always be allowed a few mulligans, but by the time you’ve hit …

How Much Money Do You Need to Save Each Day to Become a Millionaire?

Whether you’re just getting started in your career or have been slogging away at the same desk for a few decades, you’ve probably already imagined …

U.S. Treasury

9 lifestyle changes to make if you want to earn more money in 2017

"Success is a learnable skill," writes T. Harv Eker in his book "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." "If you want to be a great golfer, you can learn how to do it. If you want to be a great piano player, you can learn how to do it ... If you want to be rich, you can learn how to do it."<p>If you want to …

Self-improvement

The best time to buy airline tickets and other travel advice for 2017

You don’t really need to make it an official resolution, do you? That in 2017 you will travel — a lot? But maybe you will resolve to be smarter about booking airfare and snagging those low prices. Here are some developments that could help make that promise stick.<p>More ‘bare-bones’ fares<p>Next year, …

South-east Asia

9 important money concepts to understand before you're 30

You may have spent your 20s developing some bad money habits— and hopefully kicking them — but as long as you master some important money concepts by the time you hit 30, you'll be well on your way to building wealth.<p>Here are nine fundamental money concepts every 30-year-old should know:<p>1. Net worth<p>…

Personal Finance

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

You're not young and free forever.<p>Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having …

Parents of successful kids have these twelve things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

9 Easy-to-Use Budget Templates

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Whether you're single, part of a couple, or even head of a large family, creating a budget is a great way to track expenses and income to keep you on track toward your financial goals. Although a simple home budget worksheet can be scribbled out with plain pencil, paper, …

Google Docs

Most Popular How-To Guides of 2016

Step-by-step guides are our bread and butter here at Lifehacker, and you seem to enjoy reading them as much as we enjoy writing them. From start to …

Raspberry Pi

Are you a saver or an investor?

The savings account has been a building block of our lending system since the Great Depression reforms of the 1930s. The Banking Act of 1933 federally guaranteed cash deposits and made them easily accessible.<p>But while we know savings can be a safe, convenient option for cash needed to meet …

Retirement

Yes, there are legit ways to make money without leaving your house

Whether you’re a stay-at-home parent, college student, or just looking to pay down your debt, we could all use some extra cash.<p>While we could find a …

Personal Finance

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a …

Emotional Intelligence