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A 5-Step Checklist for Enrolling in Medicare

Is it time for you to enroll in Medicare? Here's a system that will help you choose the right plan with a minimum of fuss and bother.<p>Enrolling in …

Best Index Funds for 2018

Here are some of the best passively managed funds you can add to your portfolio.<p>If you're an investor who doesn't want to focus on individual stocks, …

How To: Will Apple's $29 Battery Replacement Actually Speed Up Your iPhone? Check Here

Apple has been in hot water ever since the news that the company slows down iPhones with older batteries. The iPhone maker is now in damage control, …

How Retirees Can Stay in the 15% Tax Bracket

If you want to minimize your tax bill, staying in or below the 15% income tax bracket is the way to go. What's more, you can do so while still …

Astronomy Voyage: Bergen - Kirkenes - Bergen

October 2018 - March 2019<p>Departs from The UK or Ireland to Bergen, Norway<p>Day 1<p>The hunt begins<p>Location: Bergen<p>After your flight from the UK or Ireland …

European Travel

Here's What Medicare Part D Costs and Covers in 2018

Find out more about your Medicare prescription drug benefits.<p>Medicare celebrated its 50th anniversary back in 2015, and since its inception in the …

Here's What Medicare Part B Costs and Covers in 2018

Find out more about your Medicare medical benefits.<p>Paying for healthcare is a challenge for retirees, and although Medicare provides a lot of help, …

The best GPS trackers for cats and dogs

<i>By Nick Guy</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>A GPS pet tracker can save your cat's or dog's …

Batteries

Send scam emails to this chatbot and it’ll waste their time for you

Chatbots. They’re usually a waste of your time, so why not have them waste someone else’s instead? Better yet: why not have them waste an <i>email scammer’s</i> time.<p>That’s the premise behind Re:scam, an email chatbot operated by New Zealand cybersecurity firm Netsafe. Next time you get a dodgy email in …

How Long $1 Million Will Last in Retirement in Every State

Anywhere between 12 and 26 years, depending on the state.<p>10,000 people turn 65 in the U.S. every single day. The average American retirement age is …

Liz Weston: Equifax hack isn't over _ more risks ahead

Long after the Equifax breach was announced, people were still struggling to freeze their credit reports as credit bureau websites failed, lured …

12 Incredibly Useful Things You Didn’t Know Google Maps Could Do

Some of the best features of Google’s mapping app are among the hardest to find—until you know where to look.<p>Google Maps is great for just getting around. But don’t be fooled: The app is much more than a glorified Garmin. Maps has all sorts of powerful features and time-saving shortcuts that aren’t …

How To 'De-Risk' Your Stock Portfolio For A Crash | Investopedia

Stock investors looking for ways to "de-risk" their portfolio at the peak of the market make a big mistake by simply rushing into bonds, according to …

NUKEMAP by Alex Wellerstein

Export to Google Earth (KMZ) (beta) No detonations to export!<p>Render objects<p>Render effects as rings on ground [?]<p>Render fireball as 3D sphere …

What to Do Now That You Can’t Sync iOS Apps Using iTunes

If you’ve been using your computer to manage the apps for your iOS device, that time has come to an end. The latest update to Apple’s iTunes removes …

Apps

5 financial steps for surviving the loss of a spouse

The loss of a spouse is a tragic time. Learn what steps you can take to remain financially responsible after losing your loved one.<p>Losing a loved one …

How to Start Working Odd Jobs at TaskRabbit

For people looking for ways to make money by doing jobs on the side, TaskRabbit can be a solid option. But before you make yourself available to …

Employment

Beginner Photography Tip: Understanding Autofocus Points

Part of becoming an improved photographer is learning the ins and outs of your camera.Though it can seem overwhelming when you're a beginner - having …

5 Door Locks That Will Keep You Safe and 5 That Won't

Most break-ins are committed by criminals who come right through the front door, according to Department of Justice statistics. Even if you're …

I put $600 into a roboadviser invented by a 25-year old Stanford grad and I'm beating the market — so far

The financial markets are complicated and so most people prefer to give their money to someone else to manage.<p>When Brian Barnes graduated from Stanford in 2012, he had a hard time finding a tool with which he could invest in the stock market on his own. This prompted him to start his own online …

Need Money to Buy Land? Here Are Several Ways to Borrow.

Borrow Money to Fund a Land Purchase<p>Where to Get Loans to Buy Land<p>Updated July 25, 2017<p>Buying land allows you to build the home of your dreams or …

Best jobs for people with pet peeves: 15 top gigs if you hate office work, waking up early and more

Every job has its drawbacks. Rock stars who enjoy fame and riches report getting sick of playing the same songs over and over again. Being a pro …

Do I need a will? How to write a last will and testament, DIY templates and when to prepare one.

Death. It’s unavoidable, at least for now. And though you may be young and healthy now, if you are older than 18, you’re an adult — so it’s time to …

Dog CPR: how to administer first aid properly

When glamour model Jodie Marsh posted a video of herself using CPR to save the life of her Bulldog, she managed to raise hackles amongst some canine enthusiasts for a number of reasons, including the fact that her approach was unorthodox. Why was she wearing gardening gloves? And why was she …

3 Things to Know About Credit Cards With Fat Sign-Up Bonuses

Consider this a starter guide to finding a good credit card sign-up bonus.<p>Credit card issuers have been going toe-to-toe with credit card sign-up …

How to Plan Financially for the Death of a Spouse | Investopedia

Marriage takes teamwork and each of us comes to the table with different skill sets and plays different roles to make it work. If something were to …

Watch Live Today! National Space Council Meeting Now, New ISS Crew Later

Vice President Mike Pence will convene the third meeting of the National Space Council today, June 18, and you can watch it here, courtesy of NASA TV …

Space Exploration

81 Staging Tips That Help Buyers Fall in Love

Staging your house can make you money. Seventy-one percent of sellers’ agents believe a well-staged environment increases the dollar value buyers are …

Grilled Lemon-Garlic Chicken and Tomato Kebabs With Basil Chimichurri Recipe

Grilled chicken skewers don't always need a long marinade to be full of flavor. These spend just a few minutes in a lemony, garlicky mix before they're grilled. The hot chicken absorbs the flavor of the fresh basil <i>chimichurri</i>, and the grilled cherry tomatoes bring sweetness and acid.<p>Why It Works<p>The …

Crispy Caramel Chicken Skewers Recipe

These sweet and savory chicken skewers get their crispiness from a caramelized brown-sugar glaze and crunch from toasted sesame seeds and almonds.<p>Why It Works<p>A combination of brown sugar and honey makes a great stand-in for Vietnamese rock sugar.<br>• A last-minute coating of nuts and seeds adds crunch …