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Why do so many people claim Social Security at 62?

Of the various ages folks can file for benefits, 62 is the most popular, by far. Here are some of the reasons why.<p>The decision to file for Social Security is a major one in the grand scheme of retirement, especially since you get an eight-year window in which to start taking benefits. Specifically, …

Retirement

The Only Dumbbell Lateral Raise Article You Need

Courtesy of Bodybuilding.com<p>Sponsored Content<p>Lateral raises sometimes get cast as a "pure aesthetics" movement, but in actuality, they offer far more …

Bodybuilding

A Former NRL Player Reveals How To Get Ripped In Your Forties

Approaching your 40s and crossing over to<p>the dark sidemiddle age can certainly be a wake up call for some, especially when it comes to health and …

Wellness

31 Killer Kettle Bell Workouts That Will Burn Body Fat Like Crazy!

The <b>Kettle Bell</b> is one of the <b>best</b> pieces of fitness equipment for your house that you can invest in. It’s one of the most <b>versatile</b> weights that can …

Workouts

The 12 Best Kettlebell Exercises You’re Not Doing

Bored of the same old kettlebell exercises? Or maybe you’ve yet to incorporate them into your fitness routine. The kettlebell is a heart-pumping, …

Kettlebell Exercises

14 Beginner Kettlebell Moves That Work Your Entire Body

Kettlebells are a great tool for strength training. Yes, for many exercises they're totally interchangeable for dumbbells or other weights. But for …

Kettlebell Exercises

14 Kettlebell Moves for an All-Over Body Calorie Torcher

The kettlebell is one of the most versatile and effective pieces of equipment for getting into top-notch shape — and giving you one doozy of a …

Kettlebell Exercises

A Five-Move Kettlebell Workout To Burn Fat Or Build Muscle

This five-move workout will help you reach your goal, whether you want to torch fat or build muscle. Use a weight of kettlebell that allows you to …

Felix Dennis

How Kettlebell Training Can Improve Your Posture

<b>by</b> Kettlebell KingsIn today’s society, it is easy to fall victim to poor posture, whether it’s from sitting at a desk all day or a sedentary …

Yoga

How this 48-year-old became one of the world’s fittest men

Paul Timmons has a bald head, small stature, and glasses. If you had to guess what the 48 year old does for a living, you might peg him for a high …

Cardiovascular System

Blast Your Entire Upper-Body With These 4 Moves

This complex from trainer Andy Speer will fire up your muscles without taking up a ton of time<p>This complex from trainer Andy Speer, creator of Anarchy Arms from <i>Men's Health</i> — a series of workouts that will help you build a ripped upper-body — will fire up your muscles without burning up a ton of …

Metabolism

Struggling to Lose Weight? These 5 Myths Could be to Blame

If you’ve started an exercise routine to shed pounds or tone your physique, you’ve likely done some Googling for advice. But beware: Not everything …

Weight Loss

How to Eat to Lose 10 Pounds, Get Ripped, or Run a Marathon

While the right balance of calories, protein, carbs, and fat play an important role in energy levels and body weight, reaching a specific goal calls …

Fitness

The Key Tax Benefits of Health Savings Accounts

Funds set aside in a health savings account (HSA) can be double tax-free. Contributions are tax-deductible when going into the HSA. And distributions …

Retirement

Most Americans cannot define this key financial term, and it could cost them

When it comes to choosing a financial advisor, you'll want to use, and to really understand, one word: fiduciary.<p>A fiduciary has a legal duty to act …

How To Fill The Income Gap If You Delay Social Security

Financial planners generally agree that delaying your Social Security retirement benefits can be an excellent way to maximize your available retirement income and potentially stretch your savings over your lifetime. As you are probably aware, each year past full retirement age that you wait to file …

Retirement

The Equifax Data Breach Is Massive -- Here's How to Protect Yourself

Equifax announced a data breach that could affect 143 million consumers. Here's what you need to know.<p>On Thursday, Sept. 7, <b>Equifax</b> announced a data …

Identity Theft

Why You Should Consider a Roth IRA for College Savings

Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>Email<p>Most parents I work with want to know the best way to start saving for their child’s college education. It’s just one of the first …

Tuition Hacking: Creative Ways to Pay for Your Kids' College

Pay Off Your Mortgage<p>Rental properties come with all kinds of advantages, but they’re not the only way real estate can help your budget.<p>“An …

4 Student Loan Mistakes That Will Cost You a Bundle

Paying off student loans is already an expensive proposition. Don't make it worse by making one of these common mistakes.<p>You've survived college, but …

Tax Diversification: An Untapped Resource For Wealth Over Your Lifetime

Sure, diversifying is a good idea for investors, but unless part of your diversification strategy is based on how your investments are taxed, you …

Retirement

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 …

Publication 970 (2016), Tax Benefits for Education

For use in preparing <i>2016</i> Returns<p>For the latest information about developments related to Pub. 970, such as legislation enacted after it was …

Tip: Upgrade Your Shoulder Raises

Build more muscle with lateral raises and front raises. Here's how.<p>Increase the range of motion on front and lateral shoulder raises. Stopping when …

The Best Kettlebell Exercises That Don’t Involve Swinging

When you think about kettlebell exercises, you probably think first of Russian or American kettlebell swings — probably the most common and …

Tip: Ditch This Exercise

There's a much better way to train the core and obliques. Take a look.<p>You see the dumbbell side bend all the time in the gym, but this exercise …

The Outbound Journal

The seven rules of weight training for the over 40s

As we age, our bodies change. Obvious, isn’t it? We lose muscle mass, our skeletons grow weaker, and our hormones start to fluctuate – broadly speaking, testosterone drops, cortisol (the stress hormone) rises.You can still be healthy and make the most of your forties if you implement a few …

Exercise

Turkish Get-Ups: The Best Exercise You’re Not Doing

14 Cardio Exercises You Can Do With a Kettlebell That Aren't Just Swings

If your cardio routine is feeling stale, you may want to ditch the treadmill and grab some kettlebells instead.<p>“One of the things I like most about …