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1 million Americans are counting on Congress to save their pensions

More than 1 million workers and retirees could lose their pension benefits within 20 years.<p>Many of them were construction workers or truck drivers who belonged to a union and paid into pension funds set up to cover workers from multiple employers.<p>But about 100 of these pension plans are expected to …

Retirement

Mark Zuckerberg got grilled by Congress. Was it worth it?

On Tuesday and Wednesday, Zuckerberg gave testimony to Congress in response to his company's role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Russian election interference, and his website's utter nightmare of data privacy. He impressed people by wearing his absolute nicest human suit.<p>Mr. Zuckerberg's ten …

Internet

Cambridge Analytica and the Coming Data Bust

The queasy truth at the heart of Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal, which is so far the company’s defining disgrace of 2018, is that its genesis became scandalous only in retrospect. The series of events that now implicate Facebook began in 2014, in plain view, with a listing on Amazon’s …

Cambridge Analytica

The 1 Chart You Need to Decide When to Take Social Security Benefits

Don't miss out on thousands of dollars by claiming benefits at the wrong time!<p>Social Security benefits provide around 33% of all income for elderly …

Retirement

Try this 20-minute HIIT workout to tone your total body—and boost your brain power

<i>The holidays might be the most wonderful time of the year, but they’re also the point where you’re most likely to get out of your regular fitness and</i> …

Exercise

News: 100+ Apps Android Users Need on Their Phones in 2018

Whether you're new to Android or you just haven't kept up on the app scene lately, we hand-picked over one hundred essential apps that are all …

The Current Sex Panic Harks Back to the Era of Coddling Women

The outcome of #BelieveAllWomen is no utopia. We've seen such a repressive regime before.<p>Last week I considered our culture's vanishing burden of proof when a prominent man is accused of any sexual impropriety. Certainly I wouldn't want the bad old days of sexual harassment to continue. But there …

Sexuality

When your phone gets snatched: A survival guide

Act quickly and follow these steps to get your life, and peace of mind, back.<p>Let's start with a confession: I'm one of those idiots you heard about on the news last year.<p>Cast your mind back to July 2016. It was the summer of Pokemon Go, the augmented reality game that had us scouring the streets …

Android Phones

15+ iPhone X Tips and Tricks [Video]

In this hands-on video walkthrough we highlight more than 15 handy tips and tricks for new iPhone X owners. Included in the video are easier methods for invoking Control Center and Notifications, a method for recording Animoji without a time limit, and the best way to quickly switch between two …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

Do These 6 Things If You Want to Ditch Belly Fat For Good

If your waist is the first place pounds tend to creep up on, those are probably the pounds that are the hardest to lose. If you've been blessed with an apple-shaped body and you're looking to slim your middle a bit, here's what you need to do to lose your belly fat.<p>Be Kind to Yourself<p>Instagram is …

You Want Serious Coffee at Home? You’re Overlooking One Crucial Ingredient

So, you’ve gone and bought yourself a neat little pour-over kit, a fancy hand grinder and an $80-a-kilo bag of single-origin/estate beans. Your local …

Coffee

To Underexpose or Not to Underexpose, That Is the Question

Photography is all relative to the creator and the viewers, so the decision of whether to underexpose, overexpose, or to expose your portraits evenly …

Video Tutorials

The iPhone X from an Android user’s perspective

Peeking over the fence<p>It’s been almost a year since the Google Pixel made me put down my iPhone and transformed me from a Google apps user on Apple hardware to a pure Google acolyte. In the grand tug of war between mobile religions, I’m now pulled in the direction of Android, and I can’t express …

Mobile Technology

Social Security: 5 Great Reasons to File for Benefits at 62

Here's why you may want to claim Social Security as soon as possible.<p>More Americans claim Social Security at age 62 than at any other age, even …

Retirement

The Trick Question Daymond John Likes to Spring on Applicants in Job Interviews | Inc.com

Every investor on the ABC hit show <i>Shark Tank</i> has their go-to strategy for hiring. They have successful businesses aplenty and need the right people in place to help keep it that way. Barbara Corcoran knows how weeds out complainers. Mark Cuban knows how to spot the best personality traits.<p>Now …

Entrepreneurship

Eufy Humos Air Humidifier drops to all-time low at $20 (Reg. $50)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>EufyHome (an Anker-affiliated company with 99% positive <b></b>ratings) via Amazon offers its Humos Air Humidifier for <b>$19.99</b> when checking …

Born After 1954? Here's What You Need to Know About Social Security

Social Security’s full retirement age is increasing. Here’s how it could affect you.<p>Throughout most of Social Security's history, full retirement age …

Retirement

'How did I not know this?' 5 digital tricks to simplify life

Many years ago, I showed my mother how to start and stop a video using the spacebar. “Oh!” she said. “That makes it so much easier!”<p>Over time, most …

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make | Inc.com

When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation are powerful and can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make common writing and …

Language

If You're Exercising to Lose Weight, Don't Make These 5 Mistakes

You're getting into a routine at the gym, feeling stronger and working up a sweat, but you're not losing weight, which is one of the main reasons you started exercising in the first place. What gives?! Here are five common mistakes people make when working out that can prevent weight loss.<p>You're …

Fitness

The OnePlus 5’s display is mounted upside-down, possibly the cause of ‘Jelly Scrolling’

Over the past day or so an issue with the OnePlus 5 has hit the headlines — “Jelly Scrolling.” While it’s not a deal breaker for some, it’s causing many to contemplate returning the device until it’s been fixed. Unfortunately, it looks like that won’t be happening as the cause has been discovered — …

The 30-Day, 100-Rep Squat Challenge!

This squat challenge will make you fitter, stronger, and sporting the best butt of your life! Are you ready to get your rep on? This 30-day challenge is going to help you build up to being able to do 100 squats in one workout. Don't think it's possible? It is, and after the burn and the effort, …

Extreme Sports

How Much Should You Save for Retirement?

It's hard to plan for retirement, and one of the trickiest questions is: How much should I save?<p>The honest answer is: It depends. "The best-laid …

Retirement

28 Of The Best Beauty Products To Buy At Target

You're going there this weekend anyway... The products in this post were updated in March 2018.

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Never Do Any of These 9 Things | Inc.com

If you're less than happy with your life -- either personally or professionally -- the problem isn't education, upbringing , a lack of opportunities, being held back by other people, or even bad luck.<p>If you're unhappy, the problem is you. While approximately 50 percent of your happiness (your …

Self-improvement

6 Beauty Products That Make Your Makeup Last Longer

We all love our makeup when it first goes on, but by the end of your nine-to-five the story can be very different. Believe it or not, getting your #MOTD to stay all day (or night!) is easier than you’d think. So stop running to the bathroom midday to see if your mascara has given you raccoon eyes. …

Coats

Why Grade Grubbing Valedictorians Never Get to Rule the World

The skills it takes to make it in high school and college are not the same as the skills it takes to succeed post-graduation. In fact, C+ does just …

Don’t even pretend you already knew all 10 of these hidden iPhone tricks

Apple’s iOS platform has a wonderfully simple and intuitive UX, but the platform continues to grow more and more complex with each passing year. The …

Apps

If You Want A Deeper Relationship, Ask Your Partner These 10 Questions | Women's Health

I recommend asking some of the following questions once every few months, and others on a weekly basis.<p>For best results, clear all distractions from your environment. Clear out any and all extraneous things that could potentially ping their way into the space that you are creating and handle them …