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Here’s how much money you need to live ‘comfortably’ in major U.S. cities

Aspiring U.S. city slickers, especially those without high incomes, should consider picturing themselves living in Texas, Kansas or Michigan.<p>Why? If …

Historic Hotels in New York City, Boston, Oxford, and Berlin Photos

One might be surprised to learn that a favorite luxury hotel was once an 18th-century prison or a paper factory. In fact, a handful of the world's most lavish lodgings actually have a past that was rooted in an industry far different from tourism and hospitality. Sure, spending the night in an …

1 Word Changed My Life Last Year (and Can Change Yours in 2017)

This simple but profound process is guaranteed to keep you inspired for 12 whole months.<p>If you could make 2017 a better year--happier, more successful, more productive, or more whatever-you-want--with a single word, would you do it? Well you can. What's that powerful word? It's up to you to find …

The Best Meditation Apps for Every Personality

Meditation often conjures up images of blissed-out hippies wearing flowing clothes and sitting in trance-like stillness. If the only stillness you …

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The Best Meditation Apps You Should Have on your iPhone to find your Peace of Mind

Let’s admit it: we are always in a hurry. We get up early, leave for work, and when we are done with our daily dose of nine-to-five and have also …

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Tense? On the edge? This grounding meditation will help you find peace

In today’s wired world, we are always rushing to meet a deadline or being bombarded with constant stimuli. Add to that the pressures of home, family …

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40+ Life-Changing Books to Read This Year

Knowledge is king. The first step to creating change in your life is to know what you're doing wrong or why you need to change. We've picked out over …

'The Hare Psychopathy Checklist': The test that will tell you if someone is a sociopath

In August, Dr Kevin Dutton of Oxford University ranked US president-elect Donald Trump as "above Adolf Hitler" on a standard scale used to measure …

The 50 Free Apps We're Most Thankful For

It’s the time of year where we all give thanks, and among many other things, we here at Lifehacker are thankful for all the free apps out there that …

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Feats of memory anyone can do

There are people who can quickly memorize lists of thousands of numbers, the order of all the cards in a deck (or ten!), and much more. Science …

How Can I Find Meaningful Work In Retirement?

For much of the past three decades, the national personal finance conversation about boomers entering their retirement years has focused on savings and investing — having enough money for<i>The Number</i>. “What are the chances that you’ll live out your days in comfort?” asked Lee Eisenberg, author of <i>The</i> …

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Here's the Memory Trick That Science Says Works

If the brain could brag that’s pretty much all it would do. It’s easily the most complicated organ in your body, and, more than that, the nimblest …

10 ways couples can finish rich

Getting married or moving in with your partner inevitably changes things — your finances included.<p>Learning to manage your money together does not have to be overwhelming. It's something any couple can do, as long as you put in the work. "If the two of you don't make your finances a priority, they …

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Time to consider a Roth IRA conversion?

As the year winds down, year-end to-do lists ramp up. And chief among the items on financial lists of this sort is this: whether to convert all or a portion of your traditional IRA to a Roth IRA.<p>Doing so can give you the sort of "account diversification" that you'll need in retirement when you're …

15 Best TV Shows of 2015: ‘Mr. Robot,’ ‘Transparent’ & More (PHOTOS)

COUNTDOWN<p>With 409 scripted series (!!!) airing last year, even the most ambitious couch potato couldn’t watch all TV had to offer. But we did our …

These Are The UNHEALTHIEST Foods On The Planet

“I’m on a health kick,” our friend Darlene said the other day over brunch. She proudly poured almond milk into her coffee, took a sip of OJ and bit …

Nutrition

Best Robo-Advisors: 2018 Top Picks

<b>NerdWallet</b> offers financial tools and advice to help people understand their options and make the best possible decisions. The guidance we offer and …

Investing

'Mindfulness Meditation' Is Good For Pain Reduction

A new study at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center revealed that mindfulness meditation, when actively and properly practiced, can increase pain …

Overwhelmed? Here’s How to Downsize Your Life in 9 Easy Steps

When you’re feeling stressed out, overwhelmed, and can’t seem to strike the right balance, it might be time to downsize. But that doesn’t just mean …

Minimalism

'Breakthrough' Cancer Discovery Could Treat 90% Of Tumours, Scientists Claim

Scientists have accidentally stumbled across a "breakthrough treatment" that could kill nine in 10 cancer tumours.<p>In the hunt for a vaccine against …

The Full-Fat Foods You Need To Be Eating For Weight Loss

No, we’re not talking about the awful food relatives force us to eat at the holidays. We’re talking about getting the fat on your plate: A new report …

Nutrition

9 signs you're not ready to retire

2. You still have a lot of debt<p>Many people don't even know how much they owe. All they know is their bills are at a comfortable level, and they …

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