Shawn Kieley

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What Every Young Man Should Understand About the Power of Compound Interest | The Art of Manliness

“Compound interest is the Eighth Wonder of the World. He who understands it, earns it; he who doesn’t, pays it.”<p>Albert Einstein supposedly said that. …

Personal Finance

5 Retirement Rules to Live By

Your retirement can be even better and more financially secure if you know these rules and have a smart plan.<p>Rules can be annoying sometimes, but …

Retirement

Why you should get a burner phone number, even if you aren't a spy

Apps make it easy to create a second number.<p>The first time you heard of a burner phone—a cheap prepaid mobile intended for temporary use—was probably while watching a crime drama. But an extra cell phone comes in handy even when you operate on the right side of the law.<p>A second number can help you …

Apps

Owning an Amazon delivery business: The risks, rewards and economic realities of the tech giant’s new program for entrepreneurs

Amazon has a new idea for anyone who has ever dreamed of owning and running a small business, but was daunted by the hurdles, or didn’t know where to …

eCommerce

Microsoft Whiteboard is a dead-simple way to brainstorm with your team

Microsoft has finally launched its Whiteboard app for Windows 10 devices. It’s a free tool for collaborating on ideas with as many people as you like, and it’s not half bad.<p>Whiteboard (which has been available in preview since last December) is designed for use with a stylus, so it’ll automatically …

Apps

The One Mistake Nearly Everyone Makes When Pan Searing a Steak

Cooking a restaurant-worthy steak on the stovetop should not be a daunting task. Read through these blunders, resolve to avoid them, and you can …

BBQ

A Landmark Legal Shift Opens Pandora’s Box for DIY Guns

Five years ago, 25-year-old radical libertarian Cody Wilson stood on a remote central Texas gun range and pulled the trigger on the world’s first …

Guns

Democrat-Led Cities Top List as ‘Worst-Run’ Cities in America

Sometimes statistics can be misleading. Sometimes, they tell a very interesting story. WalletHub recently released its list of the 150 best-run …

Demographics

The 1 Retirement Danger No One Warns You About

Consider this your wakeup call.<p>Retirement can be a scary prospect if you go in unprepared. But what exactly does being prepared mean? You'll see …

Retirement

This was the average American's 401(k) balance last year. How do you compare?

Are you saving as much as the typical American?<p>The benefit of saving for retirement in a 401(k) is getting a chance to sock away a large sum each year. Currently, the annual maximum for workers under 50 is $18,500. Workers 50 and over, meanwhile, get a catch-up provision that raises that number to …

Retirement

WA man’s life insurance warning

LIFE insurance - it’s certainly something you don’t want to claim on - but it can be security for your family in the event of your death.<p>But how …

Personal Finance

Fed interest-rate manipulation should concern us all

On June 27, the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) held a program on reforming the Federal Reserve where numerous reform proposals were discussed, …

Economics

This LED headlight conversion kit is blowing people’s minds, and it’s just $44 for any car

So many car accidents each day are the result of poor visibility at night or in inclement weather. What’s crazy is that two simple purchases can help …

Smart Homes

Here’s What Happened the Last Time the Left Got Nasty

History shows why Democrats shouldn’t take the low road.<p>This is definitely becoming a thing.<p>On Monday, a toddler-bearing mother confronted EPA chief Scott Pruitt at a Washington, D.C., teahouse and demanded he resign over allegations that he’s been using his office to line his pockets. And last …

Vietnam War

Evolutionists have just found new evidence that supports the Biblical account of CREATION!

Thanks to new DNA research, Evolutionary scientists have just found new evidence that supports that Biblical account of creation! Here’s what they …

Evolution

Best advice to U.S. dairy farmers? 'Sell out as fast as you can'

SMITHFIELD, Ky. — All Curtis Coombs wanted was to raise cows and run his family’s dairy farm in this slice of Kentucky hill country, less than 35 miles from Louisville. But a few weeks ago, he was forced to sell his milking herd of 82 cows, putting an end to his family’s nearly 70-year dairy …

Agriculture

Three Ways to Use Flipgrid Now That All Features are Free

In case you missed it last week, Flipgrid was acquired by Microsoft. Microsoft then made all of the premium features of Flipgrid available for free …

Education Technology

6 Tools to Help You Develop Fresh Content Ideas

One of the hardest things about content marketing is to come up with new and fresh content ideas that will resonate with your audience.When you have …

Google Trends

26 Powerful Questions Healthy Teams Ask Themselves To Stay Healthy

In the military, we conducted after action reviews (AARs) after every major training evolution and every mission (well, most of the time). They were all-inclusive, meaning that everybody who participated in the event was involved, ranging from the most junior to the most senior. Each after action …

Machine Learning

A Beginners Guide to Organizing your Photos

Are you drowning in an ocean of digital photos? While the digital age has simplified the way we store our photos, the sheer quantity of files can …

10 Ways Retirement Will Be Different in 2030

Social Security is a critical source of retirement income. Yet, by 2030 the trust that helps fund benefits for retirees will be nearly depleted. Once …

These Are the Fastest Depreciating Cars on the Market

A new study reveals some excellent used car values.<p>BERNHARD_LIMBERGER—BMW AG/Bernhard Limberger<p>Car research site iSeeCars has studied more than 4.1 …

6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

8 Reasons Why Your Estate Plan May Now Be Worthless

Most people hate reviewing their estate plans, and I can’t say I blame them. From tax law and complex documents, to trusts and health care …

Afterlife

Why Children Aren't Behaving, And What You Can Do About It

Childhood — and parenting — have radically changed in the past few decades, to the point where far more children today struggle to manage their behavior.<p>That's the argument Katherine Reynolds Lewis makes in her new parenting book, <i>The Good News About Bad Behavior.</i><p><i>"</i>We face a crisis of …

Parenting

Another Corporate Tactic In America’s Great Pension Rip-Off

It is a well-known story that defined benefit pension plans are in serious trouble, both in the public and private sector. Many economists believe …

Why cops are standing down all across America

American policing today is in a state of slow-motion collapse, struggling mightily to attract new officers — no matter how low standards are …

7 Reasons To Start A YouTube Channel Now (And First Steps To Take)

Have you considered starting a YouTube channel? YouTube stars are influencing generation Z’s buying habits and career ambitions on an astounding level, millennials check YouTube at least once a day on average, and even gen Xers and baby boomers are in on the action, watching videos at least …

Marketing

Chinese internet security firm finds major vulnerabilities in EOS

Security researchers are finding loopholes in the security of cryptocurrencies and blockchains one after another. The latest in the series is the blockchain and smart contracts platform EOS.<p>Qihoo 360, a Chinese internet security company, has discovered a series of high-risk vulnerabilities in the …