Randy Zarecky

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Best and worst cities for retirement

If you're looking for an affordable retirement, the city in which you decide to live should be an important factor.<p>Personal finance website WalletHub …

Health Care

Einstein's Genius: Describing the Geometry of Space-Time

<i>Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI science center. Sutter is also host of "Ask a Spaceman"</i> …

This Spray Foam Will Fix Any of Your Concrete Problems

Renovations for concrete can cost what feels like a mini fortune. But this foam material can fix those concrete problems at a fraction of the …

Using Google Trends To Predict Stocks

For those of you who have not heard of Google Trends, it is a tool produced by Alphabet/Google (GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) that allows users to see search …

State-by-State Guide to Taxes on Retirees

<b>Click on any state in the map below</b> for a detailed summary of taxes on retirement income, property and purchases, as well as special tax breaks for …

Taxes

20 Brilliant Hacks To Repair Wood Damage Fast

Damaged wooden surfaces, such as those with scrapes and scratches, leave your furniture and other wood items looking old and unsightly. But the …

“Google Was Not a Normal Place”: Brin, Page, and Mayer on the Accidental Birth of the Company that Changed Everything

A behind-the-scenes account of the most important company on the Internet, from grad-school all-nighters, space tethers, and Burning Man to the “eigenvector of a matrix,” humongous wealth, and extraordinary power.<p>In 1996, as the World Wide Web was taking off, <b>Larry Page</b> and <b>Sergey Brin</b> watched from …

50 Best Places to Retire in the U.S.

Some states are better than others when it comes to how they rank as retirement destinations, based on critical financial factors. But where you …

The 3 Best Ages to Start Taking Social Security

Image source: Getty Images<p>You can start receiving your Social Security retirement benefits as early as age 62, but the longer you wait beyond that, up to age 70, the higher your monthly checks will be. The trade-off, though, is that the longer you delay, the fewer checks you'll receive over your …

Curious Dog Finds Lost Baby Moose, Immediately Decides It's His Best Friend

When you give a moose a dog, he’s probably going to want to be best friends with it.<p>According to WGME, that is exactly what happened recently in …

The 10 Best Senior Discounts in America, According to Seniors

Earmark these now.<p>Word is, early bird specials are going the way of VHS tapes and flip phones. But plenty of deals remain for folks who were alive …

National Parks

Best States to Retire 2018: All 50 States Ranked for Retirement

In contemplating retirement, the big question tends to be when to retire? Or, perhaps, how much money do you need to retire? But <i>where to retire</i> can …

This Could Be the Answer to Never Running Out of Money

Find out the savings solution half of all workers want to know more about.<p>The biggest challenge retirees face when they set aside money for later in …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Retirement

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 …

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 …

Retirement

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 …

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 …

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 …

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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 …

Sling TV

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 …

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 …

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 …

These are the 6 best deals on Amazon right now

It’s Friday, you’re at work and perusing the internet, trying to stave off the last day of the workweek.<p>You’ve only got a few hours left and need to kill some time, so why not do some online shopping?<p>Instead of taking of treating yourself with Chipotle for lunch for the fifth straight week, treat …

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