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Warren Buffett's Advice for a Stock Market Crash

Author: Daniel Sparks | April 18, 2018<p>Source: The Motley Fool<p>1 of 9<p>Why you should heed Buffett's advice<p>If you could only listen to one person's …

Investing

30-Day Countdown to a Flat Belly By Summer

The official start of summer is about ten weeks away but if you aren’t in tip-top shape just yet there’s no need to worry. Why? Because by making a …

Nutrition

Meet 3 Women Who Prove Living Sustainably Is Easier Than You Think

"When most people hear about a zero-waste lifestyle, they automatically assume it's expensive, difficult, and time-consuming. It's none of those …

Sustainability

5 Podcasts to Eliminate Negative Self-Talk

Talking to yourself isn't a bad thing -- but the fact that up to 70 percent of your words are negative is a very bad thing. Getting other voices into the mix can dilute the negativity and add motivation.<p>People talk to themselves -- a lot. With studies showing that our internal dialogue clips along …

Self-improvement

This 26-year-old With $148,000 in the Bank Is on Track to Retire at 37 — Here’s His Playbook

It's never to early to start saving for retirement.<p>Most people don’t start saving for retirement until they land their first “real” job as a …

Retirement

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Bras for Big Boobs

Clothing

This 15-Minute Task Could Boost Your Paycheck by $200 a Month. Here's How to Do It

The IRS just unveiled a useful new calculator.<p>December’s tax cut means millions of Americans will owe less money when they file their 2018 tax …

Retirement

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

• <b>A growing body of evidence finds that cardio exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have.</b>• <b><br>Cardio, otherwise known as aerobic exercise, has been tied to benefits ranging from better moods and a stronger heart to a sharper mind.</b>• <b><br>To get the most out of your swimming, running, or walking</b> …

AOL

How to Lose 50 Pounds in Three Months

Losing 50 pounds in three months is an ambitious goal for sure — but one that could completely change your life and appearance, not to mention …

Fitness

We Finally Know What Ned Stark Whispered on Game of Thrones and It Wasn't About Cookies

<b>Warning</b>: This post contains spoilers for <i>Game of Thrones</i>.<p><i>Game of Thrones</i> fans finally have their answer to one of their most pressing questions.<p>Sean …

TV Series

An Obama-era rule that could reshape the massive retirement savings industry may be heading to the Supreme Court

The Obama-era rule that raises the standards for retirement investment advice may be headed for the Supreme Court after a ruling on Thursday.<p>The Department of Labor's fiduciary rule, which requires investment advisers to recommend the best product for their clients, was struck down in the Fifth …

Retirement

Here's how much the average woman has saved for retirement

Even though women tend to save for retirement at higher rates than their male counterparts, they don't necessarily land in the best shape by the time they bring their careers to a close.<p>Research from George Washington University tells us that women are more financially fragile today than they were …

Retirement

French Onion Soup Casserole Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Melt butter in a Dutch oven over medium-low; add onions, salt, pepper, thyme and parsley sprigs, and bay leaves; cook, stirring …

Onions

Social Security: Good claiming strategy can net an extra $1M

The difference between a good Social Security claiming strategy and a bad one can mean losing out on more than $1 million, one expert says.<p>“The no. 1 one thing that I want everyone to know: don’t take the decision lightly, Bill Meyer, founder and managing principal of Social Security Solutions, …

The Middle-Class Money Epidemic

The American middle class, despite having more influence than ever before, faces significant financial challenges.<p>In 1975, our country had an all-time high savings rate of 17%. In 2005, it hit a low of 1.90%. At the end of 2017, we were saving 2.9% of our income. If experts suggest we need as much …

Swimming Pools

Cheater’s Slow-Cooker Beef Bourguignon

1. In a large skillet, cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp, about 5 minutes. Remove from the skillet and transfer to the bowl of a slow …

Onions

How to Make a Rafanata

The Italian omelet-frittata hybrid you didn’t know you needed<p>If you haven’t heard of rafanata yet, listen up. A kind of omelet-frittata hybrid, this …

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 …

Retirement

7 habits to help turn you into a millionaire

Becoming a millionaire is a giant money goal, but you don’t have to take giant leaps to get there. For blogger J. Money of BudgetsAreSexy.com and …

Personal Finance

Almond Snowballs

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Bake almonds in a single layer in a shallow pan 6 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring halfway …

Dessert

Law professors published a 34-page list of ways people will game the GOP tax plan

Because they were rushed through Congress at lightning speed and with barely more editing than your average blog post, the Republican tax bills are turning out to be full of kinks.<p>Some of these mistakes—like the $289 billion tax hike on corporations senators accidentally wrote into their law at the …

Taxes

If You're in Your 50s, Consider Buying These 2 Stocks

Which stocks will make good use of the time you have before hanging up the work boots without too much risk?<p>As investors start heading toward the …

The Average 55-Plus Worker Doesn't Have Enough Retirement Savings to Live On -- Do You?

By the time you reach age 55, you likely have 15 years or less to go before you retire. That's why it's so troubling that the Federal Reserve's <i>2016 Survey of Consumer Finances</i> found that workers between the ages of 55 and 64 had an average retirement savings balance of just $135,000, which is not …