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More People Think Renting Is a Better Deal Than Buying

Some 76% of millennials said renting is an affordable option, up more than 10 percentage points from a year ago<p>A growing percentage of renters believe it is cheaper to rent than to buy a home, which helps explain why the homeownership rate remains persistently low nearly a decade after the housing …

Housing

Elderly Poverty Statistics - Economic Security

Over 25 million Americans aged 60+ are economically insecure—living at or below 250% of the federal poverty level (FPL) ($29,425 per year for a …

Tesla’s Second-Quarter Sales Hit by Production Shortfall

Silicon Valley auto maker says supply issue with battery packs hindered sales<p>By<p>Tim Higgins<p>Tim Higgins<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@timkhiggins<p>tim.higgins@wsj.com<p>Tesla Inc. TSLA -2.12% on Monday said production shortfalls hindered sales during the second quarter, hours after Chief Executive Elon …

Tesla

The Top 10 Ways Exercise Can Radically Improve Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

There’s so much more to exercise than weight loss, toned glutes and a strong punch (but hey, those are some major benefits!). It’s proven that …

Top 10

What causes Alzheimer’s disease? What we know, don’t know and suspect

A hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease is gradual deterioration of memory. Roman Kraft/UnsplashYen Ying Lim, <i>Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental</i> …

After Chuck Berry's Death, Bruce Springsteen, Ringo Star and Other Legends Pay Tribute

The influential musician died today at 90.<p>Chuck Berry, often called the 'father of rock 'n' roll,' died today in St. Louis. Police responded to a medical emergency and he could not be revived. Berry was 90 years old.<p>Berry is known in part for classic songs, such as "Johnny B. Goode," but mostly for …

Train Journeys in the world that you don’t want to miss.

The post Train Journeys in the world that you don’t want to miss. appeared first on http://thebesttravelplaces.comTraveling with trains has lots of …

Luxury Lifestyle

How to Get People to Delay Retirement

Longer working lives are crucial to a secure financial retirement. Here’s how to encourage older workers to stay on the job, and companies to hire them<p>The average American retires relatively early, at 64 for men and 62 for women. But with life expectancy rising by one to three months with every …

Ramblin’ On: The Birth, Life And Rebirth Of Southern Rock

If you find the birth certificate for rock’n’roll, you won’t see Dartford written on it. Nor Liverpool. Not even Pennsylvania, where the pioneering …

Universal Music

7 Ways To Slow Summer Down

Remember how endless summer used to feel when you were a kid? Here’s how to recapture that sense of having all the time in the world.<p>To the young, summer seems to stretch out endlessly. Long days make time feel expansive. By middle age, though, the days can blur into each other. June becomes …

A trailer car adventure through 59 US national parks

This year sees celebrations across the US to mark the centenary of the National Park Service. To pay homage to this great organisation, Jonathan Irish and Stefanie Payne are visiting every national park in an Airstream trailer. Here, Jonathan shares some of the highlights so far.<p>March 5<p>Death Valley …

‘There Will Be No Retirement for Me.’

Jeff and Capi Saxton (Photo Credit: Zach Dobson for AARP)Meet Jeff and Capi Saxton. Jeff is a bookbinder and Capi manages a small fabric and sewing …

Officials Seek Clampdown on Elder Fraud

Growing financial exploitation prompts legislation mandating advisers to report suspected abuse<p>Grappling with growing financial exploitation of the elderly, state officials are pressing for laws that require financial advisers to report suspected “elder fraud” to authorities.<p>But the mandate faces …

Old Age

12 Enjoyable Steps to a More Balanced Life

We tend to go over to the extremes in our search for more pleasure, when instead we should be looking for more balance if we want to live a happier …

7 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Mind

Waking up every morning seems like an old routine we follow on a daily basis. <i>Always waking up at the same time doing the same old thing.</i> We don’t …

4 Easy Steps to Mindfulness

Feeling stressed? Do you need something to center you and calm you? Mindfulness is an awareness of your thoughts, feelings and body to bring you back …

Best Times To Post On Social Media According To 23 Studies

The best times to post on social media are when the people you want to see the content are on the network.<p>That’s the easy answer.<p>And not a useful …

Retiring Early, Retiring Late, Retiring Penniless

It’s not easy to surprise journalists like me who write about retirement.<p>We’re jaded by surveys that repeatedly document how little Americans are saving and how many older workers say they’ll never retire. (Excuse me, one just arrived from Bankrate.com.)<p>But I always come away learning new and — yes …

Retirement

10 Modern Living Rooms with Nap-Worthy Sofas

A cloud-like sofa, the Ploum by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Ligne Roset, is the perfect, womb-like spot to lay back and catch some Zzzz’s on. It …

60% of Americans have to retire sooner than they'd planned

So, your goal is to work until you're 65, then head to a condo in Florida where you can spend afternoons on the golf course.<p>But sometimes reality doesn't jibe with your plans.<p>According to a recent study by Voya Financial, 60% of retired U.S. workers said they had to stop working unexpectedly.<p>"It's …

What's The Best Advice You've Had? (Here Are My Top 9)

I was recently asked about the best piece of advice I’ve ever received.<p>It was a great question. I was stymied—not because I couldn’t think of any good advice, but because I couldn’t limit myself to <i>just one</i>.<p>The question was part of the interview for the 2015 Corporate Counsel Awards. But my problem …

3 Ways to Become Fascinating and Compel People to Listen

<i>Talk to someone about themselves and they’ll listen for hours / Dale Carnegie</i><p>*Sigh*<p>Social gatherings are unnerving.<p>Do you feel uncomfortable around …

10 Mind Expanding Books To Read In A Lifetime

Growing up as a child, I can remember every thing and every one around me reminding me that reading was not something to be done for fun — but rather …

7 Steps for Creating the Life YOU Want

We all aspire to do, be, and have great things. Yet most of us simply aren't creating the results we want.We complain that we don't have enough …

How to Train Your Brain to Stay Positive

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, conquering challenge and failure is essential to the success of your business. You can learn to cultivate that resilience by training your brain to stay positive when times are tough.<p>"People tend to have a cognitive …

The Best Way to Keep Your Brain Young

Learn! Unlearn and re-learn. Keep moving. Then repeat the process. Until you die!<p>Alvin Toffler the futurist, said that "intelligence in the future will not be measured by the ability to read and write. It will be measured by the ability to learn, un-learn and re-learn."<p>I recently read an article …

7 Smart Ways To Deal With Toxic People

Surviving the ups, downs, and lightning storms of other people’s moodiness can be quite a challenge. It’s important, though, to remember that some …

Bleak Future for Retirees as Savings Slashed, Study Shows

Retirement<p>Millions of workers around the world could enter retirement with savings diminished by a fifth or more after getting into debt or financial difficulty, HSBC warned in a new report. According to the bank, the impact of the global economic downturn could be felt for decades by the vast …

Retirement

Waiting for Carlsbad's Flower Fields to bloom? It's almost time

The Flower Fields in Carlsbad are open, but the giant ranunculuses are not -- or at least not all of them.<p>The red, pink, yellow and white ranunculuses (officially known as the Tecolote Giant Ranunculus) are the flowers that create the blazing stripes of color each year at the 50-plus acre site.<p>You …