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These simple steps will ensure you never lose an Apple device ever again

There are few worse feelings than realizing you left your expensive gadget somewhere and have no idea where to look for it. It’s all happened to us …

Personal Information

7 Things You Can Downsize Right Now

When we think of the term "downsizing," we often think of trading a larger home for a smaller one. But downsizing isn't just for houses. Look around …

Personal Finance

Learn how millions eliminate stress using this 2 step process - CNN iReport

Looking for simple strategies to create vibrant good health and well-being? Millions of Americans are now taking control of their health and seeking solutions to cope with the stresses of life before diseases have a chance to manifest. With today's skyrocketing medical costs and increasingly …

Citizen Journalism

The Navy keeps encountering mysterious UFOs — and no one can figure out what they are

"I can tell you, I think it was not from this world," retired US Navy pilot Commander David Fravor told ABC News in an interview in December 2017.<p>"I'm not crazy, haven't been drinking. It was — after 18 years of flying, I've seen pretty much about everything that I can see in that realm, and this …

Paranormal

Hefty Income Hikes Medicare Costs as Surcharges Kick In

Medicare premiums for Part B and Part D can increase significantly for beneficiaries with high earnings. Here's how to avoid income-based Medicare …

11 Incredible TV Shows That No One's Talking About

We're bringing the buzz for these unsung gems<p><i>Game of Thrones</i>, <i>Stranger Things</i>, <i>Black Mirror</i>... yadda yadda yadda.<p>If you're looking for some new pub ammo, we recommend checking out these 12 brilliant TV shows and recommending them to all your friends. Talk up these underrated gems and everyone will …

TV

Can You Change Your Mind About a Job Offer After Initially Accepting?

You sailed through the interview process at a new company, got a job offer, and, after some consideration, decided to accept. But what happens when you have second thoughts and realize that saying yes to that offer was a big mistake? Can you go back and decline the offer shortly after the fact?<p>It's …

The Best Book On Retirement... Ever

<i>By</i> <i>Alexander Green</i><i>, Chief Investment Strategist, The Oxford Club</i><p>When I travel, I often find it convenient to call for an Uber. When it arrives, I …

32 Home Upgrades That Are a Huge Waste of Money

Home upgrades come in different shapes and sizes. Converting an extra bedroom into a home office may be just as satisfying as installing motion …

Home Improvement

50 places in the US where retirement is affordable, healthcare is excellent, and life is good

Deciding where to live in retirement may be one of the last major financial decisions you'll make, and picking the right spot is important.<p>WalletHub set out to put worried minds at ease. The site used available data for the 150 largest US cities to find the best and worst places to lay your hat. We …

College Sports

This angel investor got all of his crypto stolen by T-Mobile impersonators

Because I started playing with cryptocurrencies as a hobby years ago, and for a long time they were not worth much of anything (read Some thoughts on cryptocurrencies), it did not occur to me to treat my crypto holdings more securely than other assets I owned.<p>I assumed that by using very complex …

There are 6 major choices for streaming live TV over the internet — here's how they compare

An increasing number of tech companies are trying to attract the millions of "cord-cutters" who have ditched traditional cable TV for internet-based replacements.<p>Relative newcomers like Hulu and Google's YouTube are breaking in, while old-school heavies like Sony, Dish Network, and AT&T have been …

Televisions

Airline pilot explains 21 code words passengers don't understand

For most of us, flying is still an inherently mysterious activity.<p>To shed some light on the world of commercial air travel, Business Insider turned to Patrick Smith for some answers. Smith is not only an author and aviation blogger but also a long-time commercial airline pilot flying Boeing 757 and …

Aviation

States where you'll pay the most, least in taxes in retirement

How much you will pay in taxes in retirement depends a lot on where you live.<p>New research from personal finance website GOBankingRates compiles data on sales, property and income taxes, as well as whether Social Security benefits are taxed, to identify the states where retirees face the smallest …

Retirement

GOLDMAN SACHS WARNS: There's a 'high probability' of a stock market correction in the coming months

Add Goldman Sachs to the list of Wall Street firms growing increasingly skeptical about the stock market's record-setting run.<p>The firm's global equity strategy team weighed in Monday, noting that worldwide stock markets are off to their best start in more than 30 years. Their performance has been …

Markets

Here Are 2018's Best and Worst States to Retire

How does your state rank?<p>Each year, countless workers rack their brains trying to determine whether the time is right to bring their careers to a …

Retirement

These are the 6 best deals on Amazon right now

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA Today’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>It’s Friday, you’re at …

Sous

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Apps

Genius dog takes herself sledding in delightful snow video

Sometimes we don’t deserve dogs. They’re so great.<p>While sledding is one of many fun activities for people to enjoy during a snow storm, it’s not too often that we see a dog get in on that action with no assistance.<p>Well, the 3-year-old Australian Shepherd named Secret isn’t a typical dog. She can go …

Pets

The Best $100 You'll Ever Spend on Travel, According to One Frequent Flyer

A must buy for anyone who hates lines.<p>A couple of years ago, I was flying back from a vacation in Central America with friends, and connecting …

Frequent-flyer Programs

11 iPhone email tips you'll wish you'd known all along

Use the iOS Mail app like a pro.<p>I can't quit the stock iOS Mail app. I've had brief dalliances with the Gmail app and a handful of other email apps that promise to improve my life, but I keep coming back to the Mail app. As a result, this long-time Mail app Gmailer has picked up a few tricks along …

Apps

The Bitcoin Whales: 1,000 People Who Own 40 Percent of the Market

On Nov. 12, someone moved almost 25,000 bitcoins, worth about $159 million at the time, to an online exchange. The news soon rippled through online …

Cryptocurrency

Most Retirees Don't Shop Around for a Medicare Plan -- and That's a Big Problem

Reviewing Medicare plans is one of the most arduous tasks for most retirees, but it could save you thousands of dollars.<p>Nobody really <i>likes</i> reviewing …

This pillow may be the answer to acid reflux

MedCline is a pillow specialized to reduce acid reflux. The pillow helps by reclining your body so the acid from your stomach can't reach your …

Here's Everything You Need to Know About Ethereum, The Next Big Cryptocurrency

A crash course on Ethereum.<p>By now, everyone's heard about the meteoric rise of Bitcoin. The cryptocurrency smashed a record-breaking US$8,200 on …

The 3 biggest threats to your Bitcoin (and 10 tips to eliminate them)

The rise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has attracted thousands of new users and investors, many of which are still at significant risk of losing their precious tokens to simple mistakes or hackers.<p>By taking three small precautionary steps, you can help keep yourself safe from mishandling …

The Apple Watch Can Accurately Detect Hypertension and Sleep Apnea

The data that fitness trackers <i></i>collect about your body goes far beyond just how many steps you’ve taken, and researchers are just beginning to …

Apple Watch

It’s time to start safeguarding your retirement investments

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>What goes up must eventually come down, as every student of science and stock markets …

Retirement

What you need to know about the new shingles vaccine

Barbara Campbell has twice had shingles. Each time, one side of her body was covered in “thousands of these horrid blisters.” She could only wear the lightest silk blouse. Anything else touching her skin hurt too much.<p>“I’m in terror of having it happen again,” said Campbell, 79, of Fort Lauderdale, …

Public Health

San Francisco's housing market is so out of control, a home has sold for nearly $1 million over asking

San Francisco's housing market is so out of control, the new owners of a cavernous hillside home in the city offered nearly $1 million over asking in order to pre-empt a bidding war.<p>1 Miguel Street went into contract after just two days on the market, closing for $2.6 million. The out-of-state …

Real Estate