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7 Smart Ways To Invest $1,000

You’d like to learn how to invest $1,000.<p><i>Is this possible?</i><p>After all, don’t many financial advisers have investing minimums? What if you’re new to investing? Where do you start?<p>Yes, there <i>are</i> places you can invest $1,000. And, some of them are pretty nifty, as well.<p>But, it’s not enough to know some …

Investing

10 Stocks That Haven't Dropped in 5 Years

<i>By Ashley Redmond, Contributor</i><p>There are close to 3,000 companies on the world's largest stock exchange, the New York Stock Exchange. So when you're looking to invest in a reliable company, it can be difficult to find the best stocks.<p><i>Visit GOBankingRates for the latest finance news, tips and more >>></i><p>…

Investing

3 Attractive Income Stocks Whose Dividends Could Double

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Dividend stocks can be the foundation of a great retirement portfolio. Not only do the payments put money in your pocket, which can help hedge against any dips in the stock market, but they're usually a sign of a financially sound company. Dividends also give investors a …

Here's What Warren Buffett Thinks Caused the Financial Crisis

The National Archives on Friday released a bunch of new interviews and other documents that came out of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission. The …

6 Brand-Name Stocks That Could Deliver a Cumulative $300 Billion in Dividend Income By 2020

Image source: Pictures of Money via Flickr.<p>Dividend stocks are often the foundation upon which great retirement portfolios are built.<p>For investors, dividends serve multiple purposes. First, they act as a beacon for income-seekers, allowing them to spot financially sound businesses. Think about it …

What Actually Happens When You Sign Up for One of Those "Work from Home" Scams

We’ve all seen the ads: “make $2,000 a week working from home,” or, ahem, “Start working at home with Google..” but have you ever wondered what …

Eat This for Breakfast Every Morning and Watch Fat Disappear!

It is very common for most adults to skip breakfast in the morning due to lack of time or lack of appetite. However, for those who are trying to lose …

Why A Trump Or Sanders Presidency Would Be Bad For The U.S. Economy

On Tuesday, New Hampshire primary voters selected two presidential candidates at opposite ends of the political spectrum: Donald Trump on the far right and Bernie Sanders on the far left. The New Hampshire voters spoke just eight days after Iowa caucus-goers gave a victory to Ted Cruz, another …

Republicans Make the Case for Obamacare. Oops.

The Republican presidential candidates are pitching Obamacare.<p>Marco Rubio wants to "ensure those with pre-existing health conditions can get access …

This Body Language Makes You Look Like a Leader

It’s important to balance the appearance of power and warmth.<p>Via The Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help–or Hurt–How You Lead:<p><b>When</b> …

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

Our real Sarah Palin nightmare: We debate sideshows and phony problems — while this very real threat looms undiscussed

<b>Sarah Palin endorses Donald Trump during a rally at the Iowa State University, Jan. 19, 2016, in Ames, Iowa. (AP/Mary Altaffer)</b><p>While we waste time debating whether science is real, a terrifying biodiversity loss continues under our noses<p>Phil Torres<p>January 24, 2016 10:58am (UTC)<p>It’s an amazing fact …

Climate Change

3 Dividend Stocks To Buy Now And Hold Forever

With the S&P 500 down nearly 7% in the last three weeks alone, you can’t be blamed for wanting to throw up your hands and sell all your stocks.<p>But that’s the worst thing you could do, especially if you have a long time horizon and you mainly hold dividend-paying US companies. In fact, if you’re in …

You can't keep your money safe and grow it at the same time

<b>Dear Liz:</b> What is the best way to protect my 401(k) now and in the future when I draw from it for retirement? What is the least risky place to "bank it"? I have a fear of a crashing stock market in the middle of my retirement years.<p><b>Answer:</b> The bigger risk is that the stock market will crash early …

Retirement

Smart mat can help diabetics prevent amputations

A Jackson State University professor challenged his engineering students to develop a technology that solves a problem for their senior project. And one particular group decided to create a smart mat that can help diabetics save their lower limbs from amputation. The mat detects the temperatures of …

10 apps increasing health care access for low-income patients

Going to the doctor's office is a loathsome experience for anyone, but the burden is compounded when you're struggling financially.<p>With costly …

Here's the smartest way to invest in stocks if you're convinced the market will keep crashing

Fortunately for investors, there's a smart, time-tested way to keep investing even in the face of a crash, as long as you have a good long-term perspective.<p>There's a correct way to buy stocks if you're convinced the market will crash<p>The stock market is great for investors who have the benefit of …

Investing

The Biggest Body Language Mistakes You Can Make In a Job Interview

Hiring managers size you up in a lot of different ways during an interview, including how you physically present yourself. A recent nationwide survey …

Kinja Deals - The Best Sales, Coupons, and Promo Codes On the Web

If you’re anything like me, you crank the AC in the summer and sleep bundled up in a comforter, instead of swapping it out for a lighter blanket. And …

Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Spring Semester 2016

Your education doesn’t have to stop once you leave school. We’ve put together a curriculum of some of the best free online classes available on the …

How to Fall Asleep in Under a Minute

<i>Tech savvy</i>. <i>Culturally aware</i>. <i>Underemployed</i>. <i>Spiritual</i> but not <i>religious</i>.<p>These are all words and phrases that have come to be associated with the …

Get Faster Wi-Fi With These Easy Router Tricks

<i>By: Alex Bracetti</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Thomas</i><p>Wi-Fi is basically on par with water and oxygen in terms of basic human needs, so when your Internet starts lagging like it's on a dial-up connection from the days of yore, the situation can get pretty dire. Let that never be the case, ever. Here are 11 …

What is the ideal retirement portfolio for your 60s?

<i>Karin Mizgala, MBA, CFP, is co-founder and CEO of Money Coaches Canada. We asked her to construct an ideal retirement portfolio for a Canadian in their 60s.</i><p>If you're in your 60s, either at or near retirement, assuming average life expectancy, your investment time frame for the bulk of your …

The Most

<b>It's not surprising that chocolate and anything "comfort food" is among the most-pinned recipes of 2015! Find out what else you loved on Pinterest.</b><p>John Legend's Macaroni and Cheese<p>Yep, this Southern classic (and all-over favorite) made the top of the list. This mac and cheese is as smooth and …

Comfort Food

How to Build an Easy, Beginner “Set and Forget” Investment Portfolio

Many people don’t invest because it seems overly complicated. But if you want to build wealth, investing now is the easiest way to do so—and <i>anyone</i> …

Retirement

The New Preschool Is Crushing Kids

Today’s young children are working more, but they’re learning less.<p>Step into an American preschool classroom today and you are likely to be bombarded with what we educators call a print-rich environment, every surface festooned with alphabet charts, bar graphs, word walls, instructional posters, …

Education

Opinion: The stocking stuffer Warren Buffett would give

Chances are good that the best stock to stuff in your child’s stocking this holiday season is one he or she has never heard of.<p>I should know, because …

Investing

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