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How to Use the New Photos App Features in iOS 12

In iOS 12, Apple has introduced some new features to the Photos app that aim to make it easier for you to search, share, and enjoy your photo collection. Here's how to make the most of them.<p>The most prominent addition in the Photos app is a new <b>For You</b> tab, which replaces the old Memories and Shared …

Apps

How to find your way out of the woods without tools—or your phone

Navigate back to civilization.<p>Today, we live in a world where GPS systems, digital maps, and other navigation apps are all available on our smartphones. Few of us just walk straight into the woods without a phone, a personal GPS, or another navigation tool. But phones run on batteries, and …

Astronomy

8 Important Life Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

Discover your personal philosophy and then build your life around it.<p>Following a morning hike among the serenity of red rocks, wildflowers, and mountain views, I sat in conversation with an old friend. We had an important topic to discuss. Mainly, my future career.<p>My friend knows that I'm a …

Happiness

The Best Men’s Thru-Hiking Gear of 2018

Ditching weight means going farther faster.<p>NW Alpine Eyebright Jacket ($599)<p>Reaping the benefits of Dyneema’s legendary strength-to-weight ratio, the Eyebright is 30 percent lighter than other jackets we tested. After a year of roughing it up, it has yet to show any signs of wear.<p>Buy Now<p>Snow Peak …

How To Use The 4 Ds Of Effective Time Management

Do you sometimes struggle with time management?<p>Or does the day lack enough hours to attend to your projects, habits, commitments and more?<p>When half past five rolls around, do you look at your to do list and feel you didn’t accomplish much of anything?<p>If you’re struggling to take charge of the day, …

Time Management

5 Genius Insights to Start a Lucrative Side Hustle

Top entrepreneurs share how their first side hustles made them successful today.<p>Acorns grow into oak trees. Many successful entrepreneurs started …

I’m a 32-Year-Old Police Officer With Zero Debt. Here’s My Plan to Retire in 10 Years

Self-discipline is critical.<p>Saddled with student debt, many millennials have postponed financial milestones like home ownership. But not Brandon …

How to make money at home - simple ways to earn cash without leaving the house

All of us could do with a bit more cash to play with each month. A study earlier this year by Auto Trader suggested that as many as one in three of …

$22 Billion in U.S. Marijuana Sales by 2022: The Top Stock to Buy to Ride the Wave

The U.S. marijuana market could skyrocket over the next five years. And this stock looks like a great way to profit.<p>22 by '22.<p>That could be the …

Paint Your House This Color and It Could Sell for Almost $5,000 More

Originally published by Real Simple<p>It’s true that it’s a seller’s market out there, especially with reports that this year is one of the most …

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

You Should Be Contributing At Least 20% To Your 401(k)

As an investment advisor who has worked with the retirement plans of Apple, IBM and AT&T, I often receive questions from participants about how much they should contribute. I typically respond by saying, “At least 20%.” They usually laugh and say, “No, really.” And I repeat, “Really, at least</b> …

Retirement

The Ivy Lee Method: A 100-year old, 15-minute routine for stress-free productivity

In the early 1900s, Charles M. Schwab, President of Bethlehem Steel Corporation — a steel and shipping company — wanted to increase the efficiency of …

Time Management

Buy one rental property a year to help build your wealth

To make a rental property purchase successful, owners must find a bargain — paying no more than 80 percent of the home’s value when factoring in purchase price, closing costs and renovations. But what happens when an owner wants to own multiple rental properties? How does someone go about acquiring …

Real Estate

How to delete your Google history

Like Facebook and Apple before it, Google has introduced a new user privacy policy to comply with a new European data privacy law -- General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) -- that goes into effect on May 25. Google's updated privacy policy makes it easier to understand what information it …

Which Is More Profitable: Foreclosures, Short Sales or REOs?

Distressed Home Sales: Foreclosures, Short Sales, REOs<p>Which is more profitable: foreclosures, short sales or REOs?<p>Updated April 06, 2018<p>Foreclosures, …

Diversifying Your Portfolio 101: How Many Stocks Should You Own?

Deciding how many stocks to own in your portfolio could make or break your investment returns. Here are three simple approaches to portfolio …

14 YouTube Channels You Need To Know If You Want To Work Out For Free

Everything you need if you want to get fit but don't want to spend money, leave your house, or put on a sports bra.

This is The Smartest Thing I Ever Bought for My Fridge

When it comes to grocery shopping and my food budget, the worst thing that can happen isn't running out of food (although that's pretty close) — it's …

7 income producing assets to invest in today

Income producing assets are investments that allow you to make money <i>passively.</i> They’re great for supplementing your regular income — and many …

Retrobatch for Mac means you can finally ditch Photoshop

Acorn is one of the two best1 Mac image editors for normal humans. Retrobatch, from the same developer, is a batch-processor for images, letting you build simple or fancy workflows that can do pretty much anything to your images, automatically. If you regularly resize photos, remove location data, …

Take Control of Your Money With These 10 Free Spreadsheet Templates

While there are a ton of apps to help you automate your finances, some people prefer the old-school spreadsheet method. Spreadsheets are an excellent …

Personal Finance

How to Invest -- in Stocks, Bonds, Retirement Accounts, and More

Investing in stocks and bonds is easier than you might think. Here's how to get started and some investment strategies to consider.<p>If your retirement …

9 June Dividend Hikes To Buy For 12% Yearly Gains, Forever

Most people are chasing big dividend payers right now in this “3% world” we live in. Meanwhile, a small group of “hidden yield” stocks are quietly …

38 Splurge-Worthy Kitchen Products You Won't Regret Buying

So you can actually eat the fruits of your labor.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i><p><i>Reviews have been</i> …

How to Pay Zero Taxes Legally in Retirement

And when you pay zero taxes, you shouldn't be doing it the way most people do it -- which is by being broke.<p>5 min read<p>Are you gambling your retirement savings on the idea that your taxes will be lower when you retire? If so, I’ve got some bad news. If you have your retirement savings in a …

Learn how to make serious money on Amazon

If you're anything like me, you buy a whole lot of things from one place: Amazon.<p>Out of toilet tissue? Amazon Fresh has it. Need a refill of …

Opinion: We’re on the cusp of the third digital revolution, and here’s how not to be left behind

Over the past 50 years, two digital revolutions — in communication and computation — have created unprecedented wealth and transformed how we live, …

Fabrication

Viewers Are Ditching Cable For Streaming Faster Than Anyone Expected

“Cord cutting” has been a kind of ghost story for cable providers for much of the past decade—a tale that, while foreboding, didn’t seem entirely …

26 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

You can't get to the top by behaving like everyone else.<p>Highly successful people don't rise to the top by behaving like everyone else. They understand that achieving great things means getting more done, taking excellent care of their bodies and thinking in ways which promote greatness. Here are …

Startups