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Five ways it can pay to borrow in building your wealth

Last week I introduced some myths around borrowing money to invest. This week, I want to talk about the potential rewards of the idea.<p><b>Reward 1: Leveraged investing is a forced investment plan.</b><p>Maybe you've heard that if your income is less than your outflow, then your upkeep will be your downfall. …

50 Tax Deductions You Didn't Know About

From home renovation deductions to hobby expenses.<p>Tax deductions reduce your taxable income by accounting for expenses you’ve incurred. The IRS …

Tax Benefits And Strategies: Health Insurance For The Self-Employed

With the deadline for enrolling in a 2016 insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace looming, I’ve heard from many of my self-employed clients and friends that are facing huge rate increases this year and others who are choosing to go without insurance because the penalty is less than …

Retirement

The 50 greatest hotels in the world

The George V, Carlyle, Cipriani, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, Sandy Lane... the fabulous properties that have not made our final cut reads like someone else's hot hotel list. But here at Telegraph Travel we maintain that absence makes the list grow stronger. Starting with a clean slate, our team of …

Arabian Sea

Here's What World Leaders Think Is the Greatest Risk for 2016

Some of the world’s most powerful people are worried about the environment, finally.<p>Climate change ranks as the No. 1 concern of global leaders, …

17 Make-Ahead Vegetarian Casserole Recipes to Enjoy on Meatless Mondays

If there’s a one-dish answer to all those #MeatlessMondays when you just don’t have enough time to cook after work, vegetarian casserole recipes are it. That’s right, no more dissatisfied Monday nights spent eating potato chips in bed because that stir-fry just didn’t cut it. Vegetarian casseroles …

How to Retire 10 Years Earlier | Men's Health

<b>1. Calculate Your Number—Then Toss It</b><br>Those online calculators will say you need 70 to 85 percent of your current income annually in order to retire comfortably.<p>“That’s nonsense,” says David Gould, a former programmer who retired at age 45 with $800,000 in assets. “I was living fine on 50 percent of …

Tentrr Is the New Airbnb for Campers

One weekend last summer, Michael D’Agostino fled Manhattan for a campground in the Catskills, where he and his wife hoped to enjoy a respite from the city’s frenzy. He pitched his tent at the last available site, which happened to be near the bathroom and the parade of people passing in and out of …

New Jersey

9 Ways to Use Quinoa in the New Year

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

Timeless Wood Cabin has Been Continually Remodeled and Expanded Since 1959

The <i>Longbranch</i> <i>Cabin</i> has seen quite a transformation since its original construction in 1959. Located amongst the towering fir trees on the Puget Sound, creator Jim Olson (of Olson Kundig architects) has remodeled and expanded the bunk multiple times over the decades–in 1981, 1997, 2003, and 2014. In …

Architecture

Articles about true value on Dwell.com - Dwell

Flanking a gritty, humming stretch of Colfax Avenue, a Studiotrope-designed building weaves cultural influences into a community...<p>A 450-square-foot apartment in the Upper West Side needed to accommodate the resident’s working, entertaining, and resting needs,...<p>Dwell Creative Director Kyle Blue …

Architecture

11 Money-Saving Remodeling Strategies from a Hollywood House Flipper

“Reuse, restore, recycle” is a familiar mantra, but 25 years back, Amanda Pays was one of the early adapters. An actress turned designer (she’s …

Kitchens

Articles about dwell editor chief shares her favorite homes and stories 2015 on Dwell.com - Dwell

A perennial highlight of Dwell on Design are our professional consultations—a chance to sit down with licensed architects,...<p>Highlights from the products, furniture, and lighting at Dwell on Design 2013, handpicked by Dwell editors.<p>Native stories offer your brand a chance to seamlessly integrate …

Home Tours

Articles about ideagarden eco farmhouse on Dwell.com - Dwell

Two years ago architect Chad Everhart came across an old farmhouse near Boone, North Carolina.<p>This sanctuary atop an extinct volcanic crater allows travelers to experience the islands like never...<p>Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green …

Paperless Office

6 Essential Cocktails Everyone Should Know How to Make

If you're serious about your home bar, you should know how to make these six classic cocktails.<p>In a perfect world, we’d all move to London and live in the Chiltern Firehouse hotel. After a long day, we’d breeze home, where a white-jacketed bartender would slide us a deftly mixed Vesper (or …

Buckinghamshire

The Resurrection of the American Wool Industry

If you’ve been outside in the last decade, you’ve likely noticed that wool—one of the world’s oldest performance fibers—is having a bit of a moment right now.<p>Long the material of choice for outdoorsman (Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay both wore wool when they sumitted Mount Everest in 1953) …

Mount Everest

Basic Seven-Layer Bars Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25?<p>There are several reasons Christmas is celebrated on Dec. 25. The date is nine months after March 25, a …

Jesus

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How To Make The Best Slow Cooker Meals

If you're a busy cook, you'll appreciate the set-it-and-forget-it convenience of making meals in the slow cooker. A few easy tips help you get the …

7 tax strategies the rich don't want you to know

You work hard for your money but, unfortunately, Uncle Sam takes a bite out of every paycheck for income and other taxes. And if you're in the middle class, you probably think that bite is a little bit too big.<p>According to a 2015 Gallup poll, nearly half of Americans — 46 percent — believe the …

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10 global destinations that are on the rise, according to TripAdvisor

There's a certain appeal to visiting a city before it's a global destination that's constantly packed with tourists.<p>TripAdvisor recently released the winners of its Travelers' Choice Awards in several different categories, including the global destinations that are on the rise.<p>To create the list, …

Cast-Iron Skillet Recipes

Use your cast-iron skillet morning, noon, and night with this collection of sweet and savory skillet recipes.

24 Gadgets That Will Make Your Morning Coffee Taste Better

Even the most avid of coffee geeks get stuck in a rut. My old glass-walled French press and a grinder I picked up at the hardware store make coffee that is good <i>enough</i>, sure, but at this point I use them out of habit. A few years ago, I tried a real cold brewer from our Shop for the first time and …

Coffee

Articles about minimalist built ins are secret behind tiny montreal apartment on Dwell.com - Dwell

Overlooking views of a picturesque Austrian village, this modern home is built of wood entirely sourced from the homeowner’s...<p>These petite products, shown at Milan Design Week 2016, are made for the small-space dwellers among us.<p>A husband-and-wife architect team transforms a 607-square-foot …

Manhattan

Articles about small wisconsin cabin filled multifunctional furniture on Dwell.com - Dwell

A father-son architectural duo experiment with a compact, modular home with flexible furniture arrangements.<p>To maximize their small Warsaw loft, transatlantic designers Aleksander Novak-Zemplinski and Becky Nix handcrafted a fleet of...<p>Inside Candlewood Cabins' one-of-a-kind Ocooch …

Prefab Homes

The 6 Best Outdoor Clothing Companies You’ve Never Heard Of

Part of the reason companies like Patagonia and Arc’teryx are so successful is because they were started by people who wanted to make the best clothing for their own adventures. Today, that same entrepreneurial spirit lives on with a new handful of boutique brands. Here are six we recommend keeping …

Clothing

8 documentaries that will make you smarter about money

The wealthiest, most successful people continually self-educate, which is why most of them spend so much time reading.<p>If the classic finance books don't work for you, there are other ways to get smarter about money.<p>Here, we've compiled eight documentaries that will keep you entertained <i>and</i> teach you …

Harvard MRI Study Proves Meditation Literally Rebuilds Brain's Gray Matter In 8 Weeks

A study conducted by a Harvard affiliated team out of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) came across surprising conclusions regarding the tangible …

The Brain

The NoMad Cookbook