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Here's where you can retire nicely on just $30,000 a year

If you've been racking your brain about where to retire on a budget, it might be time to think outside the U.S.<p>A new report by International Living, …

Retirement

Use This Letter to Dispute Bad Info Your Credit Report

Sample Credit Report Dispute Letter<p>Updated March 11, 2018<p>The information in your credit report has a significant impact on your life. It affects your …

Identity Theft

3 Important Things to Keep in Mind During a Stock Market Correction

Take a deep breath and remember what a correction actually is.<p>The stock market has been on a downward trajectory over the past few weeks, mainly due …

Stock Markets

Try this if you earn too much for a regular IRA

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>There’s plenty of upside to being wealthy, and at least one downside: At higher incomes, the …

Retirement

Why you should get a burner phone number, even if you aren't a spy

Apps make it easy to create a second number.<p>The first time you heard of a burner phone—a cheap prepaid mobile intended for temporary use—was probably while watching a crime drama. But an extra cell phone comes in handy even when you operate on the right side of the law.<p>A second number can help you …

Apps

Wellness Real Estate Has Blossomed into a $134 Billion Industry Worldwide — And It’s Growing Fast

From personalized wellness programs to fitness-focused apps, luxury homes are focusing on making residents feel better<p>It’s the non-stop pace of our …

Real Estate

This 'I'm on Vacation' Auto-Reply Email Is Freaking Brilliant

Why should you be burdened with digging through two weeks of emails the moment you get back?<p>It's hard or even impossible to relax on vacation when you constantly have to answer emails. (Is that a vacation, really?) That's why most people set an "out of office" email response, promising that you'll …

Productivity

34 Best Travel Websites to Save You Money

Travel prices are flying up as the global economy improves and more people are spending to quench their wanderlust. But you can still find good deals …

If You’re Not Using These Amazon Prime Features, You’re Not Getting Your Money’s Worth

Free two-day shipping was a game changer, we all know that. But did you know your Amazon Prime membership has a lot of features you probably aren’t …

17 Essential Mindfulness Quotes to Inspire and Motivate You

Live the happiest and healthiest life you can with these inspirational words of wisdom.<p>Want to live a happier, healthier, and more efficient life? Follow in the footsteps of Steve Jobs and try practicing mindfulness.<p>The wisdom of mindfulness can be found in daily meditation, regular spiritual …

Meditation

3 Ways to Benefit from a Roth IRA Under New Tax Law, Including a ‘Mega Backdoor Roth’

The tax benefits to Roth IRAs have always been enticing, but now they're even more attractive. Even if you think you make too much to take advantage, …

The 19 Travel Apps You’ll Want to Download for the Summer

If you’re daydreaming about basking in the summer sun, now's the time to find a deal on a summer vacation. The right apps can help you find great …

7 Mind Hacks to Permanently Erase the People Pleaser Mentality

You're reading 7 Mind Hacks to Permanently Erase the People Pleaser Mentality, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. …

Self-help

Five Signs You're Getting a Raw Deal From Your Financial Adviser

With the U.S. government pumping the breaks on new fiduciary rules for financial advisers, investors may be wondering how they can tell if a money …

11 Best Vanguard Index Funds to Buy for Low-Cost Quality

Vanguard index funds are among the market’s greatest champions of low-cost investing.<p>The company is a pioneer, launching the first index fund – the …

The 25 best countries to buy rental property and make money on the side

Airbnb<p><b>Buying a rental property is a good way to earn passive income and build wealth.</b>• <b><br>Some American real estate investors prefer to keep their</b> …

Real Estate

35 Ways to Earn up to 11% on Your Money

Since the Great Recession, many investors' portfolios have been a tale of feast and famine. Stocks have racked up hefty gains, while the lowest …

The 20 Best States for Your Retirement

People approaching or just starting retirement may have plenty of life experience under their belts, but many are enjoying at least one brand-new …

Retirement

Best States to Retire 2018: All 50 States Ranked for Retirement

In contemplating retirement, the big question tends to be when to retire? Or, perhaps, how much money do you need to retire? But <i>where to retire</i> can …

Retirement

Video: 25 iPad multitasking tips – do you know them all?

In this step-by-step video walkthrough, we discuss and demonstrate a multitude of iPad-centric multitasking tips for iOS. Most iPad users will be aware of the existence of some of these features, but there are probably a handful of tips that have flown under your radar. Watch our hands-on video …

Rental Property Buying And Managing Guide To Earn Greater Returns

Real estate is all about asymmetric risk and reward. When the government gives you subsidies in the form of mortgage interest tax deductions, a …

Five Useful Mac Apps Worth Checking Out - April 2018

Apps designed for the Mac don't typically receive as much attention as apps for iOS devices, so we've launched a monthly series that highlights useful, interesting Mac apps that are worth checking out.<p>This month's app selection, outlined in the video and the post below, includes apps for managing …

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

5 Passive Wealth-Building Strategies to Add Three Days to Your Weekend

Buy back your time and invest like the super-rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people associate work with punching the clock, the 9-to-5 slog and saving for retirement. The trouble is, an hourly rate alone will never make you wealthy and drains your most …

The Most Valuable Online Business Course You Can Take Is Studying Your Competition

Regardless of whether your competitor is failing or dominating, you need to know why.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Top athletes spend hours studying the previous matches of their opponents because they understand the importance of learning from the competition. The …

Everything You Need To Do On Your Phone Before Taking A Trip

Taking a trip away from home can be good for the body and soul, but it also means you're going to be without the safety net of your home and office …

The 8 Best Real Estate Apps to Get in 2018

House hunting just got much easier<p>Updated April 06, 2018<p>Buying a home is likely the most expensive purchase you will ever make in your life. If you …

Real Estate

Self Employed Individuals Calculating Your Own Retirement Plan Contribution and Deduction | Internal Revenue Service

If you are self-employed (a sole proprietor or a working partner in a partnership or limited liability company), you must use a special rule to …

You Need to Start Preparing Now for Next Year's Tax Savings. Here's What to Do First

Entrepreneurs need to act now to benefit from the new tax law.<p>Tax time is no one's favorite time of year. But for small-business owners, this year's filing deadline at least comes with the promise of better rates ahead: Many of the changes included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed by Congress …

Small Business

The Best Tour Companies for Single Travelers

You don't need a travel partner to take a memorable vacation. In fact, traveling solo can be a rich and rewarding experience in its own right. Solo …