Pat Headley

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Medicare isn't enough for retirees — here's how much extra coverage costs in every state, ranked

Saving for retirement seems to be never ending.<p>It's twice as expensive to retire today as it was 25 years ago, writes James Moore in MarketWatch. And according to one financial planner, millennials need more than $1 million saved by the time they retire.<p>One cost often overlooked when it comes to …

Man alerted to credit card fraud makes a horrible discovery: Money Matters

<b>Q: I'm an authorized user on a Capital One credit card. I was told by the primary card holder that the credit card company wants me to go to another</b> …

Trash-Bag Prom-Dress Tutorial Goes Viral on Social Media

"When someone calls you trashy, make a dress out of trash bags and prove them fabulously correct."<p>Prom season has gotten endlessly creative over the years. Between elaborate "promposals," celebrity dates, and handcrafted dresses, there are plenty of ways to let your personality show through when …

Chrome OS will soon let you run Linux VMs

It could soon be possible to run Linux apps on a Chromebook without jumping through hoops. Recent commits to the Chrome OS source code suggests that …

How To Build A Large Roth IRA

Many 401k plans allow their plan participants to make after tax contributions. For some investors, this can be an opportunity to build large Roth IRA …

Five Chromebook hacks that give your laptop surprising new talents

Chromebooks may be impressively versatile, but a good Chromebook hack helps it break out of its browser-based confines and try new talents on for size. Top of the list, of course, is the ability to install a full Linux desktop operating system via the Crouton project. But there’s a lot you can …

How to prepare your Android phone for a factory reset

The extensibility of Android means we have a wide variety of options when it comes to choosing a phone. From the Pixels to the Samsung Experience UI …

Millions Bought Insurance to Cover Retirement Health Costs. Now They Face an Awful Choice - WSJ

Long-term-care insurance was supposed to help pay for nursing homes, assisted living and personal aides for tens of millions of Americans when they became unable to take care of themselves.<p>Now, though, the industry is in financial turmoil, causing misery for many of the 7.3 million people who own a …

Retirement

The Biggest Trojan Horse in the Republican Tax Plan

Several years ago, as President Barack Obama negotiated with Republicans over the budget, readers of liberal websites were subjected to ponderous …

Will the 'tax torpedo' blow up your retirement?

Social Security may be a long-awaited retirement perk, but it's not without its headaches and complications. (It is, after all, a government program, …

Easy Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

<b>You’ll Need:</b><p>2 ¼ cups of flour.<br>1 tsp of baking soda.<br>¾ cup of packed brown sugar.<br>½ cup of softened butter.<br>½ cup of shortening.<br>¼ cup of sugar.<br>1 (4 …

Suze Orman Says This Is the Age You Should Retire—Not a Month or Year Before

You may not want to hear this.<p>One of the most popular segments on my CNBC show was "How Am I Doing?" Viewers would call in and tell me everything …

Retirement

Wall Street furious over proposal to slash 401(k) limits

Wall Street pushed back hard on Friday against a report that congressional Republicans are weighing a plan to severely limit the amount of money …

Republicans are considering a proposal that would radically change the way you save for retirement

Republicans are reportedly considering a massive change as part of their tax-code overhaul that could drastically alter how Americans save for retirement.<p>The Wall Street Journal's Anne Tergesen and Richard Rubin on Friday reported that GOP tax writers on the House Ways and Means Committee were …

Government report sounds alarm on retirement crisis

A new government report is sounding the alarm to Congress about a looming retirement crisis if nothing is done to fix existing roadblocks to …

How to set up a VPN on a Chromebook

If you have an account with a VPN provider, you can use it on your Chromebook, too!<p>While most VPN companies have something you can download for …

Our large team of engineers use this front end development guide

Front end development has never been so complex and exciting as it is today. New tools, libraries, frameworks, and plugins emerge every other day. …

Employers Are Paying Freelancers Big Bucks for These 25 In-Demand Skills

With the right skills and some hustle, freelancing pays like a full time job.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want to join the freelancer revolution? Did you know that there are thousands of freelancer jobs that pay six figures?<p>Over the past ten years, I've …

Employment

Simple Tips to Nail Job Interviews, Even if You're Shy or Introverted

Job interviews are extremely draining experiences, even moreso if you’re shy, or if you’re introverted and spend a ton of energy just putting …

What Agile Concepts Are Being Used Outside of Product Development?

<i>What are some examples of Agile concepts being successfully used outside of IT/software product development? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Alex Cowan, Faculty at UVA Darden & Partner at</b> …

5 Best apps for programming on android platform

Share15<p>Tweet<p>Share22<p>+1<p>Shares 37<p>Learning to program is awesome. You can make yourself think in very different ways, and learn a trade that will be …

After writing about money for half a decade, here's the spreadsheet I built to keep track of my spending

<i>A lot</i>.<p>I don't pretend to be a financial expert or hold any kind of certification, but between writing, editing, and reading hundreds (thousands?) of stories about money, I've picked a few things up.<p>Chief among them is that the best, most critical first step you can take to improve your finances is …

The Budgeting Methods Smart Finance Bloggers Swear By

Maintaining a budget is one of those things everyone knows they have to do, but not everyone actually understands how to do it (or rather, how to do …

One Sure-Fire Way to Improve Your Coding

<b>Editor's Note:</b> I originally wrote this for Fuel Your Coding back in May of 2010. Unfortunately, that site is now defunct, so I'm republishing the …

10 Jaw-Dropping Stats About Medicare

You're probably aware that Medicare provides health coverage for seniors 65 and older. But did you know that Medicare has several distinct parts, each of which provides its own set of services?<p>Here's a quick breakdown:<p>IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES.<p>There's also Part C, Medicare Advantage, that offers a …

Why a Fire Safe Needs to Be Part of Your Estate Plan | Investopedia

Do you have a fire safe at home? If you don’t, you should. It’s an important piece of any estate plan and too often overlooked. Some people prefer …

What If Your Long-term Insurance Carrier Goes Bust | Investopedia

Insurance was created for those times when something bad happens to you. But what if the “something bad” happens to your insurance company instead? …

The link between Parkinson's disease and gut bacteria

What do the contents of your stomach have to do with Parkinson’s disease? A new study from a group of researchers at the California Institute of …

Eating Ice Cream for Breakfast Helps Your Brain, Says Miraculous New Study

This is your brain. This is your brain on ice cream.<p>If that bowl of oatmeal is looking downright depressing, there's another breakfast option to …

Ice Cream