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My sister lent my father the down payment for his home and put her name on the mortgage — then he refinanced

<b>Dear Moneyist,</b><p>My sister lent our father the down payment to buy his home in Florida.<p>Both their names were on the mortgage. After three years he …

Everything You Need to Know About Your New Instant Pot

Prepare to join the millions that are already obsessed.<p>January 03, 2018<p>If you got together with family and friends this holiday season, there is a …

The GOP tax overhaul kept this $1,300 break for seniors

Seniors can still grab this tax break under the new tax law: the additional standard deduction.<p>The "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act," which President Donald …

This crazy new system can detect motion anywhere in your home using nothing but Wi-Fi

If you’ve never heard of Aura, prepare to be amazed. This futuristic security solution is capable of detecting motion anywhere in your home, and it …

Home Automation

If Tax Cuts Cause "Deficits," How Does The Left Explain the Obama Years?

In a recent column for the <i>New York Times</i>, David Leonhardt observed about the Republican tax bill proposal that it's a "dreadful piece of policy. It …

How Would the Republican Tax Plan Affect You? Find Out With This Simple Calculator

House Republicans have introduced a proposal to dramatically rewrite the U.S. tax code, offering across-the-board cuts and eliminating various taxes …

Use a Kanban to Delegate and Track Family Chores

When it comes to household chores, it’s nearly impossible to remember what you started, who’s supposed to be doing what, and what’s still left to do. …

What to Know About Donating Your Body to Science

We’ve all heard of donating your body to science, but what does it really mean? Let’s talk about what happens when you give your body to further …

How to Clean a Stainless Steel Grill

Keeping stainless steel kitchen appliances smudge-free and shiny is hard enough. Keeping a stainless steel gas grill pristine requires even more time …

How the GOP health care bills help the rich

If Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare are successful, one of the biggest winners would be the wealthy.<p>The Senate's bill -- released this week -- differs in key ways from the House-passed version. But proposals eliminate the taxes imposed on high-income Americans to help pay for an …

Health Care

Trump Fixates on Canadian Softwood. You Shouldn't.

It's a perennial trade dispute that Hillary Clinton would have handled the same way.<p>The next time you find yourself in a mixed group of Canadians and Americans, try this exercise: casually drop the words “softwood lumber dispute” into the conversation. If your experience is anything like mine, you …

Business (Canada)

Opinion: Here’s a big roadblock for your dreams of early retirement

We thought we had our health-care plan for early retirement all figured out.<p>We were going to buy a silver plan off the Affordable Care Act, or …

How to Maximize Your Social Security Benefits

Approach Social Security armed with knowledge about how the system works, and you'll be more likely to maximize your benefits. That's a big deal, as …

Retirement

Can you solve it? Pi Day puzzles that will leave you pie-eyed

Two teasers – one gyral and one viral – to usher in the annual celebration of maths<p>UPDATE: You can read the solutions and poll results here.<p>Hi guzzlers.<p>Tomorrow is Pi Day – March 14 – the annual excuse for the mathematical community to circulate puns about buns. I mean to honour pi, the ratio of a …

Time I

The Common Foods Dogs Can and Can’t Eat

Most dogs will happily chow down on human food, whether you give them a treat or they sneakily steal something off the counter. But some foods can be …

Nutrition

Reach inbox zero in Gmail with these 5 tricks

Take charge of your emails<p>When it comes to email, it's usually a case of can't live with it, can't live without it. These messages make up an essential part of modern-day communications, but sorting through them takes up an inordinate amount of time, time that could be spent doing something more …

Apps

The NASA 2017-2018 Catalog of Free Software Is Now Available

NASA has just released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which includes hundreds of free, royalty-free applications for a wide variety of uses.<p>The …

Company Develops Super-Strong, Malleable Polymer Tape

Braeön is like a lightweight roll of moldable steel<p>A company called Trillium Marketing, Inc. has developed Braeön (pronounced "brawn"), which they're …

A 15-Minute Bodyweight Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Super short workouts can be very effective for building strength and cardio endurance. This time-efficient bodyweight workout from DAREBEE doesn’t …

Plato Questioned Whether the Beauty of Math Could Makes Us Better People

This is the second diablog* with Rebecca Newberger Goldstein. RNG is a philosopher, novelist, certified MacArthur “genius,” winner of a National …

How to stay anonymous online

Anonymity networks protect people living under repressive regimes from surveillance of their Internet use. But the recent discovery of …

MIT

How to Be Totally Anonymous Online (Part 2)

<i>This is the second installment of our two-part series on being completely anonymous online. If you missed part 1, you can find it here.</i><p>Cookies and …

The World Nears Peak Fossil Fuels for Electricity

The way we get electricity is about to change dramatically, as the era of ever-expanding demand for fossil fuels comes to an end—in less than a …

Renewable Energy