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Beautiful Madeira, the island of eternal springtime

<b>(CNN) —</b> Year-round spring climate. Mountains soaring from an ocean of deepest blue. An abundance of exotic fruit and superlative seafood. Unusual wines.<p>Madeira seems to be the island that has it all. Yet Portugal's "pearl of the Atlantic" has always had an image problem.<p>"Dreary, stuffy little …

European Travel

10 beautiful North American mountain destinations you need to see

Seek your mountain town<p>In ancient times, mountains were seen as the domain of the divine, a place for introspection and insight. While the guest list …

Skiing

The Insanely Simple 5-Ingredient Salad I Make at Least 3 Times a Week

Despite living in a city with one of the most diverse and vibrant food scenes in the world, I'm embarrassed to admit that repeated Seamless orders to …

Healthy Eating

World's 50 most delicious drinks

<b>(CNN) —</b> We travel for a lot of reasons. History. Culture. Food and drink .<p>And the focus here is on the drink part -- the best, more refreshing liquids found in destinations around the world. With alcohol or not, here are the 50 most delicious drinks you can sip, gulp and enjoy:<p>50. Mango lassi, India<p>…

Ralph Lauren

BANK OF AMERICA: Buy these 8 stocks to make a killing in the next 3 months

Bank of America Merrill Lynch released a list of short-term stock recommendations to clients on Monday.<p>"These high conviction ideas are based on our views of potential significant market and business-related catalysts that we think will affect these stocks in the quarter," the bank said in a …

Markets

30 Easy Vegetarian Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

When we hear vegetarian dinners, you know what comes to mind? Luscious veggies, tender beans, rich broths, flavorful sauces, and great textures. …

Cooking

50 Personal Finance Habits Everyone Should Follow

Start by spending less than you earn every month.<p><i>From time to time we bring you posts from our partners that may not be new but contain advice that</i> …

Personal Finance

8 Lean Crockpot Recipes You Should Make For Weight Loss

If you’re trying to lose weight and are frustrated with eating the same foods day in and day out, it’s time to spice up your life (and your plate). …

Cooking

How To Retire At 64 With Only Half A Million

Seeking Alpha helps retirees and investors face current issues.<p>Dividend investing produces solid income. It can be great for a retiree.<p>Taking Social …

Investing

Romantic weekend getaway to the Hamptons, off-season

Escaping the noise with a romantic weekend getaway to the Hamptons during the off-season.

New England

10 Pasta Recipes That Are Heavy on Vegetables — Recipes from The Kitchn

My mantra for pasta has always been that it can be a wholesome, well-balanced meal if you make it that way. I hate that the carb gets such a bad rap …

Cooking

I Had Ridiculous Acid Reflux for a Year: Here's How I Fixed It (Without Drugs)

About six years ago, seemingly overnight, I developed a case of acid reflux so unpleasant that I felt as though lava was perpetually bubbling up into …

Alternative Medicine

Why You Should Seriously Consider Warren Buffett's Advice on Bonds

The famed investor isn’t a fan of bonds. Here’s why most investors shouldn’t be, either.<p>In his 2017 letter to <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> …

Investing

Will the stock market crash? Yes. Here’s what to do now

One minute, all economic indicators are sitting pretty and the Dow Jones industrial average is hitting record highs. The next — blammo — we’re in the throes of a stock market “sell-off,” or “right-sizing,” or whatever you want to call it. (Semantics is probably the last thing on anyone’s mind when …

Stock Markets

How Much Protein Is Required for a Weight Lifter? | Healthy Eating | SF Gate

Weight lifting involves moving a resistance through a range of motion by bending joints and contracting muscles. Following through with a consistent weight lifting plan is only part of the equation. To optimize size and strength gains and get the most from workouts, diet needs to be taken into …

Here's Why You Shouldn't Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

Eager to get rid of your mortgage? Think twice before paying it off ahead of schedule.<p>More than half of Americans own their homes rather than rent, …

The 5 Essential Retirement Moves to Make in Your 20s and 30s

When you're decades from quitting for good, retirement planning is all about getting off to a good start.<p>At every stage of your journey to …

Retirement

These 5 Courses (57.5 Hours!) Are Your Path to Expert-Level Python Programming

<b>The Complete Python Programming Boot Camp: Beginner to Advanced</b><p>Master Python One Step At a Time<p><b>Python for Programmers</b><p>Learn Python Quickly In This …

The 25 Best Low-Fee Mutual Funds You Can Buy

At Kiplinger, we've been writing about mutual funds since the 1950s, and have been putting together a list of our favorite no-load mutual funds since …

Investing

12 Speedy Keto Recipes You Can Make on One Sheet Pan

Cooking

10 best budget vacations for spring

<b>(CNN) —</b> Smart travelers know that there's no time like the present to visit brag-worthy beaches and celebrated cities -- for a fraction of what the crowds will be paying in the summer travel season.<p>From the shores of the Atlantic to party towns such as Vegas and NOLA, we've got stylish steals at …

Myrtle Beach

5 Questions You Should Ask Your Financial Advisor

You want an adviser who gets you.<p>When Ellevest asked 1,000 women and 1,000 men about money recently, we found that women are way less satisfied with …

Retirement

Kidtech startup SuperAwesome is now valued at $100+ million and profitable

Technology companies like Facebook and Google are scrambling to catch up to the fact that kids have joined a web originally built for adults, and are using it the way adults do — by liking and commenting, sharing, clicking through on personalized recommendations and viewing ads. But the technology …

Profit

11 amazing places to visit in the Czech Republic

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Czech Republic is a destination straight out of fairy tales.<p>With an array of picturesque historic cities, world-class architecture, romantic castles and charming natural wonders, this Central European country should definitely be on every travel list.<p>Covering an area of just 78,866 …

European Travel

10 Popular Mushroom Recipes to Make Right Now

Mushrooms are a severely underrated vegetable. They're often hiding in the background, playing the supporting role instead of having their time in …

Cooking

A big tax break could be yours, just by renting out a room

If you've been following tax news at all, you've probably heard about the new 20 percent break for "pass-through" businesses.<p>Perhaps you've wondered: How can I get in?<p>Starting a business, however — yes, even if it's just a "side hustle" — can seem like a time-consuming and complicated endeavor.<p>But …

Personal Finance

Earn More on Your Savings Account at an Online Bank

With interest rates rising and stocks looking volatile, you might wonder what to do with money you could need for an emergency or an upcoming …

10 Good Financial Rules of Thumb

Rules of thumb can be a good approximate guideline for decisions, and there are tons of money rules that aim to get your finances on track. While …

This One Chart Can Help You Retire Richer

Here are its key takeaways.<p>We’re all familiar with the caveat that past results are no guarantee of future performance. While that’s true, …

Investing

7 Simple Reasons to Invest in a Roth IRA or Roth 401(k)

Get the scoop on how tax reform affects retirement account choices and 7 ways a Roth IRA or at work gives you huge tax benefits, access to funds, and …