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General Electric Winning Multiple Contracts Is A BUY At 6-Year Lows

Big win for GE, deliveries will start in 2018.<p>GE scores biggest wind farm deal in Thailand.<p>Positive developments being ignored by market is …

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

European Travel

The Most Important Social Security Chart You'll Ever See

More than 40% of pre-retirees have a big misunderstanding about Social Security.<p>More than 40% of pre-retirees and 25% of millennials plan for Social …

How Barcelona Got Its Name as the City of Prodigies

The best destinations in the world for people looking to live abroad are revealed

Living abroad is a dream for many people, but with so many incredible countries offering very different experiences, it can be hard to pick the perfect place to start a new life. But, according to a new survey, Singapore is once again the top spot in the world for expats.<p>Singapore was named the …

Barcelona: Breathtakingly beautiful and the hub of architectural grandeur

The city, located between the sea and mountains, straddles history and modernity Read more

Barcelona

You Can Prevent Hardening of the Arteries

Conventional wisdom has long held that stiffening arteries and the resultant rising blood pressure are inevitable as people get older.<p>But a study …

Ideal RV Length for Fitting into National Park Campsites

Acadia National Park<p>Blackwoods Campground – 35′ in COMBINED length of the tow vehicle (or towed vehicle) and the RV itself. Slide outs must fit in …

RVs

Seriously, You Have to Do This U.S. Road Trip at Least Once in Your Lifetime

Most of the time, we’re just itching to go on a vacation. We make the excuse that we can’t afford the flight or it’s just not good timing. But guess …

New England

Portugal Is The Country Everybody Will Be Visiting In 2017

Might as well call this the new Iceland.<p>Chilly Iceland was hot with travelers in 2016, and Thailand had its heyday the year before that. But next year’s hotspot just may trounce them both with its mix of stunning beaches, historic towns, vibrant cities and lush islands.<p>Yup, one particular country …

The World's 10 Best Places to Retire

Whether you're just three years into your post-grad life or nearing 59.5 years (the age when you can start withdrawing 401k savings without …

European Travel

3 ETFs to Help You Make More Money in Retirement

Most financial advisorswill tell retirees to put most of their savings in bonds, which offer fixed income without the volatility -- so long as they aren't sold before maturity. That might seem wise as interest rates climb, but retirees can still consider buying a few high-yielding ETFs …

Investing

The 4 Newest Dividend Aristocrats

A couple of weeks ago, I discussed the value of investing in the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, the 50 companies in the index that have hiked their dividends for at least 25 consecutive years.<p>It boils down to performance: in the last decade, this vaunted group has returned an average of 10.3% a year …

Investing

What Does it Feel Like to Live Year Round in an RV?

<i>What does it feel like to live year-round in an RV?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and get insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Vanessa Donley</i><p>I am a solo female …

The Return of the RV

We subjected two of the best new campers to a rigorous test: a road trip with the kids.<p>Trip 1 of 2<p><b>Westchester County, New York to Acadia National Park, Maine</b><p><b>Miles:</b> 884 <b>Vehicle:</b> 2016 Winnebago Brave 27B<p><b>By:</b> Ryan D'Agostino<p>The term "recreational vehicle" is weird because—like, as opposed to what? A …

RVs

3 Cheap High-Yield Dividend Stocks You Can Buy Right Now

When the stock market sold off to start the year, it took a number of high-paying dividend stocks down with it. Many have since recovered, but there are a handful that are still pretty cheap, enabling investors to lock in some very generous yields. Three have caught my attention: <b>Weyerhaeuser</b> ,</b> …

Investing

RVing In Utah

The state of Utah has some of the most spectacular scenery in the country and RVing in Utah is one of the best ways to see it.

National Parks

National Geographic Travel

4 Glorious Places to Celebrate National Camping Month

By: Fiona Moriarty, Hipmunk<p>June is National Camping Month, and there is no better time to tell stories around the campfire, revel in stargazing, and get up with the sunrise. While some of these spots are not the easiest to get to, we guarantee these destinations will not disappoint. So pack up your …

The 5 best places to go camping year-round

Turn off your cell phone, take a deep breath of fresh air, and plan an off-season excursion to one of these year-round campgrounds.

National Parks

A 13,235-Mile Road Trip for 70-Degree Weather Every Day

This year-long journey across the U.S. keeps you at consistent high temperatures.<p>Say you’re a delicate individual who, like a wilt-prone poinsettia, doesn’t do well with temperature extremes. In fact, 69 degrees and below makes you shiver like a soaked kitten, and 71 and above makes you sweat so …

In California, these minivans-turned-RVs take car camping to the next level

Jucy Champs, custom-designed Dodge Caravans, stand out on campgrounds and on the road.<p>Jucy Champs, custom-designed Dodge Caravans, stand out on campgrounds and on the road.<p>When the sun started to set over the Pacific Ocean, I sprang into motion. I pulled off Highway 1 and parked alongside bluffs …

RVs

No Passport Required: 7 Incredible Island Getaways in the US

We love to dream about incredible vacations in far-flung locales. It's all so alluring: tropical weather, international cuisine, and …

Outer Banks

23 Latin American Destinations That Prove There's A Lot More To See Than Rio And Buenos Aires

It's no secret that Latin America houses many of this planet's most jaw-dropping destinations. Spotlight countries such as Brazil continue to be among our favorites due to the beautiful beaches, cities and colonial sights that easily captivate those who find themselves in constant wanderlust.<p>You …

New Social Security strategies for couples

<i>With the Social Security changes in the budget deal, I am more confused than ever. My wife and I are both 64. My benefit at 66 is about $2,330, hers</i> …

National Geographic Travel

Travel

Beyond Half Dome: Five Yosemite Secrets

<b>Yosemite National Park</b> is about as big as the state of Rhode Island (both are roughly 1,200 square miles). Despite the park’s size, most people who visit make a beeline for one place, the Yosemite Valley, and confine their exploration to this mile-wide, 7-mile-long canyon cut by the Merced …

National Parks

Why New York is out and Nashville is in for real-estate investors

Doing business is pricey in the largest U.S. metropolitan areas, which has prompted companies to consider locating in more affordable cities that …