Megan Hoenniger

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What I've Learned Returning to the Dating Pool in My 30s

Dating has always been an odd experience. There are rules, but nobody knows them. There are special codes, but nobody has a cipher. Yet, somehow, …

Relationships

18 Cheese-Free Quotes That Will Get You Through a Breakup

For when you run out of pints of ice cream to dig into<p>We know, we know: When you're going through a breakup, sometimes all you want to do is crawl into bed and hide from the world for a bit. Totally fine. But when you emerge, these 18 quotes on splitting up and moving on will help ease the pain. We …

5 ways for busy women to boost their spiritual life. (Strictly no meditation)

Spirituality is experiencing a surge like never before - think yoga, mindfulness and reiki. But it's not always easy to feel 'zen' when life is so frantic. Here, Jemima Thackray explains how you can make room for a little spiritual satisfaction in your busy day<p>Organised religion may be on its last …

5 Ways to Maintain Lifelong Friendships

Source: Kaspars Grinvalds/Shutterstock<p>When it comes to our physical and mental health, friendship may truly be the best medicine. An Australian study …

Happiness

7 Super Discreet Sex Toys You Can Hide in Plain Sight

We promise, it will be our little secret...<p>You have to admit, sex toys have come a long way since the iconic Rabbit vibrator made famous in the <i>Sex in the City</i> episode over a decade ago. Now you have the ability to hide what they <i>really</i> are... in plain sight, if you really want to. These …

In Love? 9 Financial Facts To Know About Your Partner Before Commitment

Valentine’s Day is coming up, so engagements are on at least a few people’s minds. A 2013 study found that six million people were planning to pop the question or expecting to answer on cupid’s holiday.<p>If a major commitment is on the horizon for you and your loved one, you’ll also need to start …

Personal Finance
Pets

Smart Investing Strategies For 2015

(<i>The following is adapted from the new book, Jonathan Clements Money Guide 2015</i>.)<p>Reviewing your investment strategy for 2015? Start with these five steps:<p><b>1. Calculate your portfolio’s current split across stocks, bonds, cash investments and alternative investments.</b> This basic asset allocation is …

Investing

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

What The Rich Are Doing With Their Money In 2015 -- And You Should, Too

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>It’s hard to believe that the rich don’t have some secret knowledge about money that the rest of us “regular” people don’t have.<p>After all, the more zeros you have at the end of your paycheck, the smarter you must be about managing your finances, …

Personal Finance

How to detox your life: beat anxiety through meditation

Mindfulness and meditation tips to improve your mental health<p><i>Andy Puddicombe is a former Buddhist monk and the co-founder of the meditation app Headspace. He explains how meditation can transform your wellbeing and mental health, and act as a valuable stress management tool.</i><p><b>Take 10 mindful minutes.</b> …

4 Questions to Ask Before Retirement

You’ve spent your whole life saving so that during retirement, you can lounge on a beach, play golf or travel to faraway lands. Figuring out how to spend your retirement nest egg can be stressful for most people though. Having to make do with less is an adjustment financially and emotionally, but …

Investing Facts You Probably Don't Know

Intelligent and responsible investing can be simple and uncomplicated. It involves buying a globally diversified portfolio of low management fee index funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) or passively managed funds in an appropriate asset allocation. After the initial purchase, there is very little …

Investing

17 Space Pictures That Will Actually Make You Think

The universe might be big and wonderful and scary, but that doesn't mean we can't understand it.

3 of My Favorite High-Yield Retirement Stocks

As millions of Americans approach retirement age, many are concerned about how they'll be able to fund their existing lifestyles during their golden years. Dividend growth stocks can help you achieve financial independence, but what if you're looking for a purer income play?<p>For those seeking …

Get Lost in Gorgeous Conceptual Flood Maps of the World's Supercities

Rio, Cairo, Tokyo, and more get remixed in this series of technicolor topographies from Chaotic Atmosphere.<p><i>Map of Tokyo, 2014. Images via</i><p>The colorful remixed cityscapes in <i>Flowing City Map</i>, an image set from Istvan, a.k.a Chaotic Atmosphere, are more than just remixed renditions of the world's urban …

Art

The 8 Most Luxurious Mountain Resorts in America

While away this winter, nestle in these chic rustic escapes.<p><b>1) St. Regis Deer Valley, Utah</b><p>Settled at the base of the Wasatch Mountains, this classic resort offers state-of-the-art spa services, heated outdoor pools and hot tubs and an enchanting terrace from which one can watch the sun blaze over …

The 2015 Color Trends You NEED to Know Now

Design color trends<p>We asked 11 top designers to predict the design color trends of the upcoming year. From olive greens and bright patterns, to "Monet meets Molly Ringwald," these chic combinations may be the next big thing.

23 Untranslatable Foreign Words That Describe Love Better Than You Ever Thought

Language is so beautiful to me. I love learning words from other cultures and discovering how we share our thoughts and emotions. Every time I …

Best Money Tips: 15 Facts for Instant Happiness

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on facts that will make you happier right now, things you …

26 Fall Cocktails That Are Just Perfect for Thanksgiving

If you're on bartender duty this year, these festive drinks will make you look like a pro.<p>Keep guests happy while you're putting the finishing touches on the Thanksgiving spread. A kitted-out bar with a few specialty sips should do the trick.

The smart way to double your nest egg in 10 years

<i>My wife and I are in our 50's and contribute 12% of our salary each year to our retirement accounts that we invest in a mix of 90% stocks and 10% bonds. We would like to double the size of our nest egg by the time we retire at 65. Are we being too aggressive? -- Gary W., Pittsburgh, Pa.</i><p>If by "too …

How To Generate Retirement Income From Savings

(This article is adapted from <i>Recession-Proof Your Retirement Years: Simple Retirement Strategies That Work Through Thick or Thin</i> by Steve Vernon, FSA.)<p>When withdrawing your retirement savings, your number-one goal is this: Don’t outlive your savings. Unfortunately, many retirees “wing it” and …

When commercial satellites unite quantum physics and relativity – Sidney Perkowitz

Watching a rocket as it slowly starts to heave itself out of Earth’s deep gravity well and then streaks up into the blue, you suddenly grasp on a …

The One Cocktail You Need at Your Holiday Party

Lifestyle blogger Camille Styles shares her recipe for a boozy big-batch punch that will keep you from getting stuck making drinks all night.<p>[image id='b2f71828-712a-456d-97a9-da5365b495d3' loc='C'][/image]<i>Buff Strickland</i><p>Hosting a party or holiday gathering doesn't have to mean that you spend the …

Cocktails

7 Signs You're Dating a Narcissist

<b>They’re the Best—Just Ask Them</b><br>There are two different types of narcissists, but they're both smart and motivated by a need for greatness. “The first type are the ones I call ‘Legends In Their Own Minds'" says Bernstein. "They end up in a position that’s lower than their intelligence. It’s the guy …