Sean Harris

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Property vs pension: which is the better investment?

<b>With the UK population living longer than ever, the ways in which you invest for retirement can have life-changing consequences.</b><p>Property has long …

Retirement

The 2018 Nissan Leaf is charming, practical and fun

Pros<p>Impressive range, surprisingly nippy, functional tech<p>Cons<p>Cheap interior, strange driving position, EVs remain inconvenient<p>Price<p>From £25,190<p>8 / …

Electric Vehicles

Five ways for 50-somethings to get serious about planning for retirement

The big 5-0 is one of those birthdays that can make people take serious stock of the half-century behind them.<p>Passing that milestone also can bring on the realization that retirement — or whatever you choose to call that phase of life when full-time work is largely behind you — is no longer a …

Retirement

The real reason so many people are working 'side hustles'

The "side hustle" is often framed as a way for people to embrace a hobby beyond their 9-to-5 job or to ride their way to becoming a millionaire.<p>In …

Gig Economy

13 clever things you didn’t know your Garmin could do

<b>There's more to your Garmin Edge than you might think</b><p>If you’ve made it this far, then the chances are that you own a Garmin Edge computer. But do you …

Garmin

If You Download These 5 Apps, You Probably Don't Need a Financial Adviser

Confession: I only look at my bank account once a month. I know, I know, I should be checking my balance daily, but I have to admit, I find managing …

Personal Finance

Warren Buffett Gave This Brilliant Advice to Billionaires But It Can Instantly Improve Your Life Too

The world's third richest person challenges us all to make a difference in the world.<p>Warren Buffett is one of the richest people in the world -- the third richest, in fact, behind Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates. But did you know he's also the most charitable billionaire in America?<p>CNBC reported that …

Shimano 105 R7000 road group trickles tech down, gets new 105 disc brakes

In a move as reliable as clockwork, Shimano trickles down the same road racing tech developed first in their latest Dura-Ace, then Ultegra, now to …

How not to run out of money in retirement

Americans aren't terrific at saving for retirement. Many are even worse when it comes to figuring out how much to spend once they get there.An …

Retirement

Traditional retirement planning isn’t going to cut it. Do this instead

The retirement you saw your grandparents — or even your parents — live through will likely not be the retirement you choose for yourself. Consider …

Falling short on reaching your retirement goals? 5 tips for investing in your 50s

Once you reach the big 5-0, blowing out birthday candles can feel less like a celebration and more like fanning the flames on a pyre of financial obligations. This is the decade when the costs of kids, aging parents, cars and homes converge, and questions about retirement begin looming …

Retirement

I've tried to figure out why Apple thinks an iPad can replace your computer, and I've finally cracked it

Apple has spent the last few years insisting that the iPad can replace your computer, and I've never understood how that could possibly be true.<p>And the latest "iPad Pro - What's a computer?" ad campaign from late 2017 proves the company isn't relenting. It's even suggesting that "computers" will …

MacBook Air

This online graphic design course will help you master photo editing and design

The job hunt is pretty brutal out there. Nowadays, Microsoft Office just doesn't cut it for some of the top-paying jobs, as knowledge of programs …

Start small: 4 ways to microinvest

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Investing isn’t just for the wealthy. A crop of services make it easy for savers to plant …

3 Ways to Make Sure You Don't Run Out of Money in Retirement

It's your biggest fear. Here's how to conquer it.<p>One of the biggest fears among workers aged 55 and older is running out of money in retirement. …

Training Center: Core strength for cyclists

Years ago, I was out to dinner with a group of friends when an unassuming gentleman joined us. (I’m still embarrassed to admit that, at the time, I …

Weightlifting

​Smash Your Limits With This New Strength-Training Plan for Cyclists

Four cyclists share how hitting the weights, and following this plan, helped them blast through their goals and ride stronger than ever<p>It’s time to get seriously unstuck. Last year, when strength coach Jacques Devore introduced his radical training program, <i>Maximum Overload for Cyclists</i>, the book …

How to Brighten Portraits in Photoshop in Just 2 Minutes

There are different techniques you can use in Photoshop to brighten up a dark and dull portrait. This 4-minute tutorial by PHLEARN shows a 2-minute …

30 free macOS apps every Mac user should have

Powerful Mac apps that won't break the bankThere’s something of a misconception when it comes to the Mac. While powerful tools like Photoshop or …

Apps

Florida company using ‘solar cell of the future’ to develop 500W, ~24% efficient panel

Solartech Universal is a South Florida solar panel manufacturer that started with a family discussion in the kitchen in 2012. Sometime in 2018 or 2019, if all goes well, they’re going to launch a ~24% efficient, 480-500W glass on glass bifacial heterojunction solar panel for the commercial and …

Raspberry Pi Home Automation Using Blynk On Your Smartphone

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts or those looking to add extra home automation to their living space may be interested in a new project published by Smart …

Raspberry Pi Home Automation Hub Setup

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts or those looking to learn more about home automation may be interested in this new video created by YouTube channel Byte …

Awesome Raspberry Pi Add-On Boards

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts searching for unique Raspberry Pi add-on boards might be interested in a new article created by the Average Man vs Raspberry …

How to make phone calls on your Mac

Learn how to set up your iPhone and Mac to make and receive calls from your Mac.<p>Thanks to Apple's Continuity feature, you can start tasks on your iPhone and then pick them up on your Mac and vice versa, from handing off documents and long-form articles to sending and receiving emails, texts and …

Apps

The Best Way to Sharpen Images in Photoshop

Making sure your images are sharp is a necessity for every photographer. Getting your focus right in camera is of course key but there is always room …

The 2017 Monitor Buyer's Guide for Photographers: Finding the Best

When you’re in the market for buying a new monitor, you’re probably overwhelmed by a host of specifications. Size, resolution, color gamut, and panel …

Want to reduce your electric bill? Here’s how to go solar-powered in your home

As recently as the 2000s, solar-powered homes were a rare thing to see. But with tax incentives motivating homeowners and increasing fears about …

How Peter McKinnon makes a video - START TO FINISH!

Every Tuesday, Peter McKinnon makes a two minutes video with tips and tricks about photography and cinematography, but today he wants to do something …

Headshot Photography Studio Equipment Setup

<i>How do I start? What type of equipment do I need? Do I have to spend a ton of money?</i> These are some of the questions that plague us when we think …

Photography

How to turn household lights into cheap DIY lighting modifiers

<i>This article was originally published on Jake Hicks blog, and is being republished in full on DPReview with express permission from the author.</i><p>There …