Lisa Waters

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A Tax-Free Retirement Strategy In Trump's New Tax Plan

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act creates an opportunity for retirees to pay attention to the new rules in effect, now that the tax filing deadline has passed and most accountants have more time to create a tax road map with all the financial accounts. The goal of creating a tax road map is to determine …

Retirement

How This Couple Saved $1 Million in 11 Years and Became Financially Independent Before 40

They aim to spend just $2 on every meal.<p>Convenience drives American cuisine, and from her kitchen in Richmond, Va., Laura Barrett has put her own, …

Personal Finance

Why Smart People Take Social Security at 62 (Even When They Shouldn't)

Is it really a mistake to claim benefits early?<p>Figuring out when to take Social Security is a tough decision. You can generally claim retirement …

Retirement

This Is When You Should Start Collecting Social Security, According to Experts

It depends on a few big factors.<p>It’s one of the most popular questions in retirement planning: When should I claim Social Security? You might as well …

Retirement

A Doctor Lays Out the Perfect 12-Week Diet Plan to Lose Weight and Feel Amazing

For pretty much anyone on the planet, the hardest part about losing weight is changing your diet. There are so many different paths to cleaning up what you eat, and there's no one-size-fits-all rule. To help you navigate the weight-loss waters, we spoke to Dr. Luiza Petre, a weight-loss and …

Nutrition

The Best Potluck Recipes from Every State

Planning a potluck or searching for a dish to pass? Look no further. We found the best potluck recipes submitted by home cooks in every state.<p>While …

Dessert

What to Do Right Away After Inheriting Money

The first thing to do is absolutely nothing.<p>Turns out, grandma was hoarding millions.<p>Or grandpa. Or maybe your old ex who forgot to update their will, or your aunt who you had a close relationship with, or you’re a participant in any number of scenarios where huge inheritances suddenly come out of …

Personal Finance

Frosé (Frozen Rosé) Is the Hottest Drink of Summer | Real Simple

Frosé (Frozen Rosé) Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Pour the rosé into ice cube trays and freeze until solid, 8 hours or overnight.<p>Step 2<p>Combine the …

Country Lifestyle

How Much Do You Really Have to Worry About Trying to Prevent Cancer?

A quick scan of the news often reveals a zillion things we should all allegedly pay attention to if we want to know how to prevent cancer. You can …

Cancer

13 Foods You Should Never Eat If You Don’t Want Cancer

Your diet affects more than just your waistline. Consuming one or more of these foods regularly may increase your risk of cancer.<p>We've long known …

Cancer

This Is the Most Popular Lemon Recipe on Pinterest — Popular on Pinterest

Lemons are always a good thing to have around. A squirt of lemon juice adds tartness and brightens flavors in everything from cocktails to …

Dessert

How to Invest $1,000 a Month

Here's your step-by-step guide to building lasting wealth.<p>If you invested $1,000 per month and earned the historic market return, how much money …

Retirement

How Much Money Do You Need to Be Wealthy in America?

Many Americans cite leading a stress-free life and having “peace of mind” as their personal definition of wealth. That doesn’t sound too …

Demographics

70 15-Minute Potluck Recipes That’ll Save the Day

Completely forgot that you agreed to make an app, side or dessert for your neighbor's party or kid's school event? No worries! Here are some …

Food

Retiring to ocean breezes and cheap rent. What's the catch?

The world is full of tropical paradises and other exotic places where a couple can live comfortably on $2,000 a month or less. Plus, good health care abroad can cost a fraction of what it does in the U.S.<p>If living more cheaply is the only reason you'd retire to another country, though, you're …

Retirement

PLANT SOME OF THESE AROUND YOUR HOME AND GARDEN AND YOU’LL NEVER SEE ANOTHER FLY AGAIN

Spring and summer are the times when most people spend much of their free time outdoors having fun, whether it’s a picnic or a nice hike in nature. …

Gardening

Is Hummus Good for You?

It’s not the most popular dip around—salsa’s got it beat by a landslide—but over the past few decades, hummus has increasingly made its way into …

Healthy Eating

Diversifying Your Portfolio 101: How Many Stocks Should You Own?

Deciding how many stocks to own in your portfolio could make or break your investment returns. Here are three simple approaches to portfolio …

Investing

Do You Know the Difference Between an Emergency Fund and Cash Cushion?

What's the Difference Between an Emergency Fund and a Cash Cushion?<p>They're not the same thing!<p>Updated June 03, 2017<p>I recently received a great …

Personal Finance

Why I'm not rushing to pay off my $100,000 mortgage

At 26 I bought a little condo. I was going to live there for five years — or something like that.<p>That's what most people do. They buy a "starter home" before upgrading to vaulted ceilings, walk-in closets, and double vanities. Why clean one sink when you can clean two?<p>At some point I decided more …

Personal Finance

Why Don't More People Wait to Claim Social Security at 70?

Your Social Security benefits are calculated based on how much you earned during your top 35 working years, but the age at which you first file for …

Retirement

Top 10 Moneymaking Apps You Need to Download Now

These moneymaking apps won't make you rich but can earn you some respectable extra pocket money with little effort.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Apps that can make you money? It sounds too good to be true, but moneymaking apps do actually exist. While these apps won’t …

Apps

Here’s how much you need to save each month to be a millionaire in 10 years

Becoming a millionaire isn't the challenge it once was. In fact, you may already be on track to reach seven figures by age 67.<p>But what if you want to …

Personal Finance

A Financial Planner Interviewed 233 Rich People About Their Habits. Here's What You Can Learn

It turns out the wealthy really do think different.<p>Do rich people think differently from everyone else? It turns out the answer is yes. But the good news is that anyone can learn their mental habits. If you do, it will be good for your bank account and your career. You may even wind up wealthy …

Self-improvement

The best investment decision I have ever made

When I got my business degree in 2011, I was ready to start my career.<p>I wanted to start a business, earn money, and also invest. Those were my main …

Success

6 Places to Put Your Cash Now

If you keep your cash savings in a brick-and-mortar bank, you may not be aware that you earn significantly more at other kinds of institutions, such …

Finance

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Nutrition

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Tangerines, of the Latin name Citrus reticulate, are also known as Mandarin oranges. Clementines are the seedless variety of these irresistible …

Gardening

Frozen Nanaimo Pie

Ingredients<p>3/4 cups graham cracker crumbs<br>• 1/3 cup sweetened shredded coconut<br>• 1/3 cup finely chopped walnut<br>• 1/4 cup cocoa powder<br>• 1/4 cup granulated …

Baking

Why You Shouldn't Drain Your Savings to Pay Off Debt

Paying off credit card debt should be a high priority -- but maybe it shouldn't be No. 1<p>Credit card debt is the most expensive form of debt, and it's …

Personal Finance