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Everyone Should Use Creatine

The Hidden Health Benefits of Creatine Monohydrate<p>Creatine > Multivitamins<p>Despite little evidence to support their use, untold millions take …

Nutrition

How to Use Fibonacci Retracement Levels When Day Trading

Moves in a trending direction are called impulses, and moves against a trend are called pullbacks. Fibonacci retracement levels highlight a few areas …

6 Best Vanguard Index Funds for 2018 and Beyond

You can build a well-balanced portfolio with just six mutual funds—but which six and how much should you invest in each?<p>I've spent a good portion of …

Investing

Little-Known Newsletter Beats Market Year After Year - For Four Decades

The crowded investment newsletter business is fiercely competitive, so superior or strong performance is difficult to achieve — and sustain. But one particular newsletter, “The Prudent Speculator,” has been beating the market on an annualized basis, not just for a brief period of time but for four …

Why do we make children sleep alone?

One particularly strange feature of middle-class family life is the way we train our children to sleep. "Go to your room," we tell even very young children, "and stay there all night." We have invented elaborate techniques to support this supposedly essential aspect of child development, …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Send Them to School a Year Later, According to Science

A Stanford study of kids who started kindergarten a year later showed surprising and persistent results.<p>We all want to succeed in life, and when we become parents, we want to do everything we can to make sure our kids are successful, too. Now a new study says there's a single decision many parents …

Opinion: Ben Carlson: My 12 favorite (and free) websites for investing information and tools

A great thing about the internet is that it’s opened barriers to information.<p>Investors can now become more informed than ever before if they know …

Investing

How to Build an Entire Portfolio With Only the Best of Vanguard Funds

Build a Portfolio With the Best Vanguard Funds<p>A Sample Portfolio of Vanguard Funds<p>Updated July 02, 2018<p>It's not difficult to spot the best Vanguard …

The Best Paleo Crock Pot Recipes Out There

Set it and forget it.<p>Just because you want to eat like a caveman doesn’t mean you have to cook like one. The Paleo diet may ask you to give up bread and cheese, but there’s no reason to not enjoy the convenience of the kitchen’s most prized appliance: the Crock Pot.<p>In fact, many Paleo-friendly …

Cooking

How to make Best-ever BBQ Brisket Burnt Ends

Smokey, sticky nuggets packed with extreme beefiness, follow this recipe to create the ultimate bbq brisket burnt ends.<p>This post was inspired by …

BBQ

The Best Investments for an IRA

An IRA is a fantastic way to build long-term wealth, but it can be tricky knowing which stocks or ETFs are best to own in one. There are thousands of publicly traded companies and ETFs to choose from, and they don't all deserve a spot in your portfolio. How do you separate the good from the bad? It …

Crock Pot Stew Recipes To Get You Through The Winter

Hearty, comforting and easy-to-make meals<p>The slow cooker is a wintertime staple. It whips up some hearty dinners, makes some incredibly easy breakfasts and can even put together a pretty mean chili. And that’s not all. The slow cooker is a master at one of our favorite cold-weather dishes. We’re …

Chocolate Mousse Recipe

523<p>180<p>My search for the perfect, most luscious and intense chocolate mousse brought me right back from France, to America, to Julia Child’s recipe. …

Dessert

Take the Plank Challenge to Carve Your Core

We're here to help you challenge your core (you're welcome) with this plank series. It's part of our Jump-Start fitness plan, helping you move every day for two weeks. This challenge uses all sorts of planks to give your arms, abs, back, and butt a great workout. Click here for a printable PDF of …

Check out this great chocolate chip cookie recipe.

<i>This post originally appeared in Genius Recipes from</i> Food52<i>.</i><p>Not that there was anything wrong with chocolate chip cookies. (I legally have to make …

How To Generate $112K Of Retirement Income From A $500K Portfolio

Today I’m going to show you an easy way to use the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats—companies that have hiked their dividends for 25 straight years or more—to build a durable income stream you can retire on.<p>But before I do, there’s something I need to tell you about these 50 companies, which are …

Cannabis Coconut Oil Safely Treats Pain, Insomnia and PTSD!

We’ve written quite extensively about the benefits coconut oil ( click here for International products ) and cannabis individually. But what happens …

Cannabis

This may be the best peanut butter cookie recipe ever

This one's for all you peanut butter cookie fans. Rich, sweet and perfectly crumbly, the Buttery bakery in Santa Cruz likes its cookies big -- so massive, in fact, that you almost need two hands to hold one. Each cookie is garnished with a coating of dry-roasted peanuts around the edge. It's like a …

Dessert

Looking for income? These 23 dividend stocks provide it

In this seemingly eternal period of historically low interest rates, stocks have become increasingly popular as income-seeking investors have been …

Investing

The Secret To Perfect Weed Butter

To begin, the briefest of rants. A few years ago, I got one of these Crock-Pot Little Dipper dealies as a gift. The idea, the gift-giver told me, was …

Weed Butter: Here's Everything You Need to Know About the Most Fun Way to Get High

Marijuana edibles have long evolved past the tray of random brownies at a house party.<p>Thanks to its legalization, marijuana is slowly shedding its …

2 Numbers That Will Make You a Better Rower

Would you ever just walk up to a barbell and attempt to lift it without knowing how much weight was on it? Would you just start swinging a kettlebell …

Swimming

Our Top Five Supplement Recommendations

<b>Article written by Matt Mills</b><p><b>I want to start this by saying this is not your typical supplement list that is going to try to get you a bunch of</b> …

The Vanguard Cyborg Takeover

Vanguard Group has grown to $3.4 trillion in assets by dominating sales of low-cost index mutual funds, the ultimate do-it-yourself investments. Now …

4 High-Yield Dividend Stocks You Don't Have to Babysit

For long-term dividend investors, the best type of stock is one that can be bought and largely forgotten about, with the occasional checkup to make sure those dividend checks aren't in danger. A few of the Fool's contributors have identified four high-yield dividend stocks that fit this …

SunPower's Big Play for the Rooftop Solar Market

SunPower is betting that aesthetics will help it sell the Equinox solar power system to homeowners. Image source: SunPower.<p><b>SunPower</b> <b>Corp</b> has quietly built a booming residential solar business, and it should take another big step forward in 2016. As competitors like <b>SolarCity</b> and <b>Vivint Solar</b> deal with …

22 Traditional Cuban Recipes That Will Wow Your Tastebuds

Maybe you’re wondering how to vacation like Katy Perry in Cuba, or maybe you even have a favorite restaurant that serves up a mean Cubano sandwich. Regardless, there’s no denying that Cuban food is a favorite. There’s that shredded beef dish you still dream about from your trip to Miami, the …

30 Websites That Will Make You Unbelievably Smarter

Discover a wealth of websites where you can expand your mind and grow your business.<p>Most of us spend some amount of time--sometimes a lot!--online. Instead of chasing after provocative headlines and weird old tricks, why not spend time on sites that will make you smarter in life, shrewder in …