Seth Launer

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How To Build A High-Yield Dividend Retirement Portfolio: Part 1

<i>(Source: imgflip)</i><p><i>Note that due to reader requests I've decided to break up my weekly portfolio updates into three parts: commentary, economic update,</i> …

Retirement

Ceviche is the refreshing, no-cook fish dish you need this summer

Raw fish is a hard sell for some people, and I'll admit it had been for me at one point. That aversion can be a turnoff when it comes to something like sushi. Ceviche, however, is a good intermediate step for the raw fish skeptic, because of its preparation.<p>Like its Japanese cousin, this South …

Seafood

Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls Recipe

"These spring rolls are a refreshing change from the usual fried variety, and have become a family favorite. They are great as a cool summertime …

Four Ways to Practice Drop 2 Chords Through the Cycle of 4ths

Learning to play dominant 7th chords and Drop 2 chord voicings is essential in the development of any jazz guitarist.<p>While both of these concepts are …

Guitar Essentials: Around the World in Seven Scales

Musicians often fall into ruts when relying exclusively on Western scales and sounds.<p>But there’s a great big world out there, full of music from …

How To Create An Effective Retirement Income Strategy

The first rule of retirement income planning is: Never run out of money. The second rule is: Never forget the first. An observant reader will note …

Develop your funk rhythm guitar grooves with these classic chord vamps

<b>Early funk is often associated with the Godfather Of Soul James Brown, who helped pioneer this style of dance music in the late 60s and early 70s.</b> …

Digging Deeper: Jazz Piano Chords for Guitar

Take inspiration from Herbie, Chick, McCoy, and more by copping a few finger-stretching voicings.

9 Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy for “Timely” Retirement Yield

Two common goals in retirement are to generate safe investment income and preserve capital over the long-term. Certain high-dividend stocks can help …

Why Every Guitarist Should Master the Harmonic Minor Scale

0<p>SHARES<p>Titans of the guitar like Yngwie Malmsteen swear by the sound of the harmonic minor scale. Its characteristic major seventh interval against …

How to Make Pickles

Linton Hopkins puts up more than 300 jars of fruit preserves and pickled vegetables each summer. Here, two of his best recipes.

2 Stocks I'll Hold Forever

Picking out stocks to hold on to forever is an incredibly challenging task. In doing so, you're essentially saying that this company, as it stands, won't be disrupted in one way or another for as long as you live and beyond. Considering the rapid development and adoption rate of technology …

How To Play Awesome Sounding Harp Harmonics On Your Guitar [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Techniques</b>: A step by step guide to this truly magical, unique, and awe-inspiring sound for your guitar playing.

Guitar Playing

How to Play Dynamic Drop D Chords

5<p>SHARES<p>When I think of drop D tuning, I immediately think of overplayed guitar store music. We’ve all seen that guy sitting in the corner with a Line …

Top 50 Acoustic Guitar Songs with Tab

Guitar World created a list of the Top 50 Classic Acoustic Rock Songs. Unfortunately, it was hidden in an annoying slide show and didn’t actually …

How to create 3 classic delay sounds

Take control<p>First up, controls. Most delays offer three main controls, but they aren’t always called the same thing. Here’s how to make sense of them…<p>…

How to create a solid bass guitar sound with compression, EQ and distortion

<b>There are a huge range of sounds you can coax out of a bass guitar, from the dull, super-fat sounds of dub reggae, to the bright, distorted and</b> …

All the Special Key Combinations that Change Your Mac's Startup

The startup sound is a Mac’s way of letting you know everything is okay, but sometimes, things go bad and you need to boot into a different mode then …

How Couples Can Maximize Social Security Income Under the New Law

For couples about to retire, new rules limit your Social Security claiming options. Here's the best way to max out your benefits now.<p><b>Q. My husband</b> …

How to Slap, Tap and Pop on Acoustic Guitar with Justin King

Last week we posted a video we shot of acoustic guitarist Justin King performing his percussive "tapping" workout, "Phunkdified."As a follow-up to …

Red Hot Chili Peppers

What Exchange Traded Fund Should I Buy? (with Pete the Planner)

Today we handle a listener question asking, “What exchange traded fund should I buy?” Of course, OG has ideas….Pete Dunn, AKA Pete the Planner, joins …

Mission Impossible

30 chords acoustic guitar players need to know

Introduction<p>Open chords<p>If you’ve got the basics covered, the variations shown here should inspire you with some new sounds without being too much of …

11 ways to speed up your Mac

New MacBooks are very tempting, but upgrading a machine that can easily be salvaged makes no sense.<p>Here are some simple, free ways to speed up your Mac.

Apps

Fantasy Football 2015: Positional Rankings, Team Names and More for Your Draft

The fantasy football picture continues to get clearer as the NFL's preseason progresses, and with most drafts likely to occur within the next few weeks, there is no better time to start preparing.<p>Significant injuries to star players like Houston Texans running back Arian Foster and Carolina …