Rich Thompson

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The 4 Best Sleeping Pads

Getting a decent night’s sleep is important no matter where you are and having one of the best sleeping pads will help make that a reality. Whether …

Backpacking

You can make money directly off of other people's debt.

The Best Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms for Investors<p>These services give you direct access to the consumer credit market.<p>Updated August 10, 2018<p>We …

Loans

Why Your Return From Home Equity Is Always Zero

Home equity is an awful investment. It is unsafe, illiquid and its rate of return is always zero. Home equity is your “skin in the game” — it’s the difference between your home’s value and how much you owe on the loan.<p>If you own a $500,000 home and owe $400,000 on the loan, you have $100,000 in …

Personal Finance

The Best Coffee Beans You Can Buy, According to Award-Winning Baristas

Because great coffee requires great beans.<p>Pssst. You — yes you. The exhausted dad fumbling around the coffee maker. We get it: at certain time in the …

Coffee

10 Must-Visit Places in Florida That You've Probably Never Heard Of

1 of 10<p>Walkers Landing in Amelia Island<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>No Name Pub in Big Pine Key<p>3 of 10<p>Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge in Vero …

Florida

The #1 Account All Wealthy People Have (That You Probably Don't)

Can you imagine your little old traditional or Roth IRA is worth millions of dollars?<p>It happens for some people.<p>According to the US Government Accountability Office (GAO), 791 individuals have IRA balances between $10 million and $25 million, while 314 are worth over $25 million.<p>That was in 2011. …

Retirement

13 Creative Ways to Use Basil This Summer

It's peak basil season! Basil is one of the most loved, useful, and aromatic herbs of the garden, and it has so many great uses. If you have more …

New method could quadruple smartphone battery capacity, but people will still complain

• A Norwegian team of nanoscientists has devised a method of creating hybrid silicon batteries.<br>• The team claims that its batteries could be three-to-five times as powerful as current lithium-ion batteries.<br>• Industrial testing of the hybrid silicon batteries will begin soon.<p>If there’s one thing we know …

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

Light Up Your Nights With this Flexible, Waterproof LED Light Strip

Use it anywhere this summer for stylish yet practical lighting.<p>Summer is packed full with outdoor events--wedding receptions under the stars, camping …

A Simple Treatment for Stunning Scallops

Sea scallops, with their beautiful fan-shaped shells, are prized among the luxury seafoods, along with lobsters and crabs. As with many such things, the simplest preparations are usually the best: My go-to approach with scallops is to pan-sear or grill them, which concentrates their flavor and …

Seafood

This Caprese Cauliflower Casserole Is a Weeknight Win — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Chicken Cordon Bleu

From: EatingWell.com, June 2018<p>This classic chicken recipe for crispy chicken breasts filled with ham and melty cheese is baked, instead of fried, …

Grilled Garlic Parmesan Zucchini Recipe

"This is a summer favorite at my house. So easy and tasty, and complements steak, ribs, chicken or fish. By the way, these can be done in the oven …

This Chicken Piccata Will Be a Family Favorite — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

Making Mayo's Recipes: Citrus remoulade with seafood

Try a little citrus in your seafood dip this weekend. Remoulade pairs perfectly with seafood and you can add chipotle peppers, dill, Old Bay …

Hitch Hotel has all the benefits of a trailer without the wheels

<b>Go car camping without having to relearn how to drive in reverse.</b><p>It’s summer, and people are on the road going camping. Some are pulling trailers or …

Greek Style Garlic Chicken Breast Recipe

"This recipe was passed down through my family for years. If you're looking for a great tasting, tender chicken breast, this is what you're looking …

Recipes

11 Ways to Make Your Morning Iced Coffee Even Better

One of the best things about warmer weather: iced coffee. (And barbecues, of course.) But before you go wild on seasonal latte concoctions from your …

15 Best Affordable Pinot Noir

Looking for an affordable bottle of Pinot Noir? Here, F&W's wine expert Ray Isle lists 15 great bottles—all under $20.<p>1 of 15<p>2014 The Pinot Project …

10 business classes you can take online for free

In 2018, the average salary for a recent business school graduate will be roughly $150,000, according to The Financial Times.<p>While the payoffs for …

Roast Chicken Recipes for Every Night of the Week

An easy supper to feed your whole family.<p>Classic roast chicken is a great foolproof meal to feed a hungry crowd for dinner. It is also good to cook …

The Best Camping Lights, According to Reviewers

The <i>Outside</i> hallways are stacked with boxes, and our offices are overflowing with gear. But even we can't get our hands on every product. To fill the gaps, we often ask experts about the gear they're using. Other times, we read online reviews.<p>This week, after coming back from a recent staff camping …

Simple Pleasures: Pesto Gruyere Egg Toastie - Chowhound

Breakfast sandwiches are undoubtedly one of my favorite things to eat when I want something a little more decadent in the mornings. It's usually a …

Recipe: Cilantro Lime Pork Chops — Recipes from The Kitchn

When cilantro and lime are paired together in a recipe, I expect my tastebuds to tingle with vibrant, bright flavors that make every bite feel like …

The Ultimate Guide to a Clean Stove (So Good, You Might Actually Do It)

The stove is the workhorse of the kitchen, burners dutifully heating up on command to prepare meals at all times of day, season after season. It works hard, and that work shows: in a splotch of tomato sauce from Monday, some sauteed greens from Tuesday, bits of fried rice from Wednesday. After days …

This Balsamic Chicken Cobb Salad Is Perfect for Summer — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

4 Best Netflix Documentaries For Wine Lovers

From vine to bottle, the story of wine is a tale of history, passion, and flavor.<p>As a lover of both wine and Netflix documentaries, I have spent way …

The One Product That'll Forever Change Your Cold Brew — Tips from The Kitchn

Like a lot of people, I have a small home kitchen and have to be very selective about what tools take up my limited counter, drawer, or cupboard …

15 Go-To Pasta Recipes You'll Make for the Rest of Your Life

Discovering a trusty new pasta recipe is like reuniting with an old friend: Whether you're making your own fresh pasta or using the store-bought …