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Why Smart People Take Social Security at 62 (Even When They Shouldn't)

Is it really a mistake to claim benefits early?<p>Figuring out when to take Social Security is a tough decision. You can generally claim retirement …

Retirement

Say Goodbye to the Home Office Deduction -- Unless You Do This

Tax reform took away this tax break for some taxpayers -- but not everyone.<p>Tax reform made a lot of changes to the tax laws, and while high-profile …

Retirement

How Can You Make Your Own Gluten-Free Sesame Crackers?

Nutrition Highlights (per serving)<p>Calories 57<p>Fat 4g<p>Carbs 2g<p>Protein 3g<p>Nutrition Facts<p>Servings: 24 (1 cracker each)<p>Amount per serving<p>Calories<p>57<p>% Daily …

Food

Chocolate-Avocado Pudding With Coconut Peanut Butter Whip

Plant lovers rejoice—this vegan pudding delivers ultra-creamy lusciousness with absolutely <i>zero</i> dairy.<p>Buttery avocado provides silky texture, while …

Breakfast

Paleo and Keto Almond Butter Mocha for Two Recipe

"This low-carb rich and decadent almond butter mocha will keep you fueled all day! It is ideal for keto and Paleo diets."<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups warm …

Cocoa Powder

A $38 Bottle of Bourbon Just Won One of the Biggest Awards in Bourbon. Again.

The San Francisco Spirits Competition is as close to the Super Bowl of spirits as it gets. So when a small whiskey distillery in tiny Blanco, Texas, …

San Francisco

Our New Favorite Chocolate Cookies Just Happen to Be Gluten-Free

Back when I was pregnant, I would go on a fun little detour every so often. The subway would reach my home stop in lower Manhattan, but I'd ignore it and continue straight into Brooklyn... <i>York Street... Jay Street... Bergen Street.</i> "That's my stop!" I'd say to myself, emerging from the underground, …

Dessert

The best robot vacuum cleaners tried and tested

No one likes doing house chores, and vacuuming the house must be the most annoying of all. You've got to lug out the old vacuum cleaner from your cupboard or cellar before painstakingly cleaning all nooks and crannies, remembering to get under sofas and furniture so the dust doesn't build up.<p>One …

Robotics

After being laid off, this 35-year-old founded NerdWallet with $800 — now it’s worth $500 million

Today, Tim Chen is CEO and co-founder of personal finance website NerdWallet, which sees 10 million monthly visitors and is valued at more than $500 …

Personal Finance

30 Rosés to Drink This Summer

It’s time to think pink again. Here are 30 mouthwatering bottles to help beat the heat.<p>If you’ve been waiting for someone to announce that it’s time …

Wine & Spirits

This Is the Chillest, Easiest Way to Poach an Egg

Somehow, in the last few weeks, I have become someone who wakes up at 6:30 a.m. I did not choose this path—I would always rather be sleeping, …

Breakfast

5 places to retire abroad that haven’t been overrun by Americans

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Coronado in Panama once had pristine beaches and not much else. Today the resort town is a …

Retirement

5 Keto Dessert Recipes You Would Never Guess Are Low-Carb

No carbs? No problem.<p>When you're going on the keto diet, you might think it’s time to say goodbye to your favorite chocolate chip cookies. Because the keto diet limits your carb and sugar intake, dessert isn’t typically included — and let's be honest, the few low-carb dessert options that are …

Dessert

19 Hidden Amazon Shopping Tricks You Should Be Using—Even if You're Not a Prime Member

All the ways to be an Amazon power user.<p>Amazon is huge. So huge, in fact, that approximately 64% of American households had a Prime membership in …

eCommerce

Is Cruise ship living a cheaper option for seniors than assisted living?

During retirement, there may come a time when maintaining your current household just becomes too difficult. When the yard work and housecleaning become too much, or when you begin to struggle to get meals on the table, the obvious option many seniors consider: assisted living.<p>Unfortunately, …

Retirement

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Pollution

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

We Tasted 14 Fancy Butters, and This Is the Best One

But you probably wouldn't be sad about most of them<p>Butter is great. This is probably not news to you. It makes things taste good. But to me, there …

Dessert

9 Different Ages for Claiming Social Security -- and What They Mean to You

Not sure when to file for benefits? Here's a rundown of your choices.<p>Social Security serves as a key source of income for millions of retired …

Retirement

Why More People Should Use Pre-Tax Retirement Accounts Instead of Roths

Investing in a Roth comes with an opportunity cost that many savers miss.<p>Anyone who's saving for retirement has probably had to decide whether to …

12 Healing Bowl Recipes That Are Like a Warm Hug

Usually, the term “comfort food” is basically just a synonym for junk food. But while there’s definitely a time and a place for burgers and a gooey …

Healthy Eating

Wiki Has Released Over 83,500 Vintage Sewing Patterns Online For Download

Like sewing? Well you’ll love this news: the Vintage Patterns Wiki has released more than 83,500 patterns of pre 1992, out of print patterns for all …

5 incredible places you have probably never heard of, according to a woman who traveled 100 countries

Traveling is always an exciting experience, but nothing quite compares to discovering something new.<p>Unfortunately, the prospect of visiting uncharted territory is becoming increasingly rare in this Instagram-saturated world. However, if you really want to feel like one of the first few tourists to …

National Parks

Want to be a Better Writer? Here is Stephen King's Essential Advice

Dumbo, Dairy Queen and Dandelions: 9 brilliant suggestions from King's nearly 20-year-old book<p>Okay, I'll admit that I'm really late to this party. Despite the fact that I'm always seeking advice on how to improve communication in general--and writing in particular--I'd never read Stephen King's …

World’s 10 Least-Visited Countries You Need to Vacation To

This small and often misunderstood Balkan state sits across the Adriatic Sea from Italy, directly above Greece. Once a communist run country, Albania …

9 Steps to Heal Childhood Trauma in Adults

Trauma generates emotions, and unless we process these emotions at the time the trauma occurs, the emotions become stuck in our mind and body. …

Mindfulness

'It's like skydiving': Inside New York's floating sex party on a private yacht

As the cruise around Brooklyn’s Sheepshead Bay wound to a close, and passengers downed the last of their free champagne, the captain appeared on deck …

This 39-Year-Old Saves 75% of Every Paycheck and Is Almost Ready to Retire. Here’s How She Does It

'The numbers don't lie.'<p>Just five years ago, Bianca DiValerio was struggling through a divorce and the last of three short sales that nearly wiped …

27 Instant Fixes for All Those Nagging Problems Around Your House

These are some super-simple solutions for common household headaches.<p>Water coming from the cold water tap can be pretty chilly during the winter (or …

The Cauliflower Dish 100+ People Order Every Night (& How to Make It at Home!)

I’m just going to put this one out there: I have a feeling we could all stand to shake up our roasted vegetable game this time of year, am I right? We’ve only <i>just</i> crossed the threshold into spring, but a quick look outside will tell you <i>real</i> spring is still a ways off. Farmers markets are still …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil