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What You Need To Know Before Establishing A Roth IRA For Your Kids

Numbers don’t lie. Anyone that has played around with a Roth IRA retirement calculator has probably been tempted to plug in some numbers based on the assumption that they started making contributions at a very young age. The ultimate tax-free number is always stunning. For example, if one starts a …

Retirement

Nuts and Colon Cancer: What’s the Link? | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Research shows that consuming nuts reduces the risk of colon cancer recurrence and death, but scientists are still examining why — because at this …

Cancer

How Your Returns Are Used Against You at Best Buy, Other Retailers

Best Buy, other chains pay to track customers’ shopping behavior and limit items they can bring back<p>By<p>Khadeeja Safdar<p>Khadeeja Safdar<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@khadeeja_safdar<p>KhadeejaSyedaSafdar<p>Google+<p>khadeeja.safdar@wsj.com<p>Every time shoppers return purchases to Best Buy Co. BBY -2.73% , they …

Customers

7 Low-Carb Breakfast Ideas That Make Grain-Free Mornings Doable

For those following a keto, Paleo, or gluten-free lifestyle, cutting back on carbs in favor of more protein, veggies, and fats is nothing new. But …

Breakfast

5 Reasons 40mm is the Best Focal Length for a Do-It-All Prime Lens

Do you own and use a beloved 35mm or 50mm lens? Popular photography personality Kai Wong thinks you should consider trying out the middle ground …

Not even IBM is sure where its quantum computer experiments will lead

Despite the hype and hoopla surrounding the burgeoning field of quantum computing, the technology is still in its infancy. Just a few years ago, researchers were making headlines with rudimentary machines that housed less than a dozen qubits -- the quantum version of a classical computer's binary …

Quantum Computing

Quinoa Breakfast Bake

It can be pretty hard to drag yourself out of bed on a weekday to make a good breakfast. But to combat laziness, make a several-serving recipe early …

Breakfast

7 Healthy Breakfasts We're Eating This Week

Last week, we asked our ambassadors what their their favorite, healthy breakfast is. We received so many delicious and wholesome recipes that we …

24 hidden settings that can maximize your Mac

We mean Mac-simize.<p>Apple prides itself on the polish and slickness of its software, and on the surface, macOS proves itself an intuitive and easy-to-navigate operating system. Dig deeper, however, and you'll find a heap of useful settings and options that let you customize your computing …

10 great Finnish innovations

From boxes of baby clothes to free education to prevention of suicide – small country, big ideas<p>Safe, happy and free: does Finland have all the answers?<p><b>Maternity pack</b><p>Finland’s “baby box” was introduced for poor mothers in 1938 and extended to all in 1949, when it held fabrics, a sewing kit, baby …

Mental Health

15 books world-famous CEOs think everyone should read in their lifetime

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>There's a reason the most successful people in our society are often the most voracious — or dogged — readers.<p>Think about how many new ideas …

Bill Gates

This cartographer’s deep dive into Google Maps is fascinating

Google Maps is more powerful than you know<p>Most people who use Google Maps do so without much attention to detail. We just need the directions, the right subway route, or the name of that good sushi place. We don’t spend too much time pondering how Google got so good at mapping the world, and what …

Google Maps

How to Become a Better Street Photographer

I’ve been working as a professional photographer for nearly a decade, but I still get a little nervous every time I head out to take some street …

Simple Tricks That Can Help You Overcome Natural Shyness and Build Your Self Esteem

Become more confident in any setting with these tips.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield gives viewers five easy tips they can use to become more confident and less shy. Whether you struggle with giving a …

Thought Leadership

The Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Give Them These 10 Things | Inc.com

Think about someone who made you believe in yourself -- someone who saw more in you than you believed was possible.<p>How did they inspire you to stop settling and start reaching for what is possible?<p>They <i>gave.</i> They gave generously. They gave selflessly. And they didn't expect anything in return. …

Parenting

The Fate of Human Navigation Lies Within Your Smartphone

Michael Driver<p>If devices don’t adapt to help us strengthen our ability to get around, we could potentially lose it forever.<p>When was the last time you went someplace new without consulting your smartphone? Or decided that you were going to find your way back on your own, perhaps with the help of a …

Restaurants

IRS Announces 2018 Tax Brackets, Standard Deduction Amounts, And More

(<i>Update:</i> If you’ve come here looking for the now-defunct 2018 tax rates as released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in 2017, you’re in the right place. But I suspect you’re looking for the revised tax rates following tax reform. You’ll find those here.)<p>The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has …

Retirement

​This Couples' Workout Is the Perfect Way to Build Muscle | Men’s Health

“We’re going to incorporate your entire body on this one in as little time as possible,” says Potter. “We know you guys are busy.”<p>Santucci starts the circuit by doing a ground-to-overhead movement with one of the plates. “Notice his butt is staying below his shoulders, so he’s keeping his core …

Your Dream Home Just Got Better! 10 Home-Altering Trends

When you buy a home, whether big or small, you want to put your design stamp on it and make it into something swoon-worthy. Everyone wants to live in …

Home Decorating

Exploring the Beauty of 10 Photography Genres

I love portraiture. Taking photos of expressions, movements, and spontaneous reactions fills me with childlike excitement. This was the only genre I …

Why 30 is the new 20 when it comes to fitness and strength-training is key

It’s commonly assumed that the younger you are the quicker and fitter you are. However, last year women over 30 ran the Great North Run faster than those in their 20s. And it’s not just competitive racing that has seen a upstart in over 30s. “We have seen a larger proportion of people in their 30s …

The Difference Between Vibrance and Saturation

To the untrained eye, the difference between the vibrance and saturation sliders is not immediately obvious. Jesús Ramirez of Photoshop Training …

15 Living Rooms to Help You Master Scandinavian Design

It’s not new or particularly mind blowing, but the concept of scandinavian design still holds some wonder and freshness whenever you come across it. …

A therapist’s guide to staying productive when you’re depressed or heartbroken

“We entrepreneurs can’t afford to date,” I half-joked to a friend the other day. “We can’t take sick days when we get our hearts smashed.”<p>I’m a therapist who helps people learn to be resilient in the face of life’s uncertainties. But even I catch myself feeling anxious about how to stay motivated …

Smoky, Spicy Vegetarian Pasta with Eggs and Mushrooms Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Of all the pork dishes I imagine my vegetarian self eating in some alternative …

Mushrooms

The 15 Best Bathroom Colors According to Interior Designers

With names like "Tranquility" and "Borrowed Light," these paint shades are bound to give your bathroom a serene vibe.<p>Whether you embrace the spa-like oasis vibe or opt for dramatic design, bathrooms are so full of decorating potential. Whatever your taste, experts say choosing the right shade of …

Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here are their 6 key takeaways

Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half decades, and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest takeaways: Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential.<p>Since it began in 1971, the "Study of Mathematically …

Education