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Your Ultimate Guide to Ginger Beer

People have been drinking ginger -- in one form or another -- for centuries, but it's experienced quite the renaissance in recent years thanks to a …

Flavors

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: Advanced Elements

Showcasing from the floor of the recent 2018 Paddlesports Retailer trade show, Advanced Elements‘ Ryan Pugh runs through the California-based …

Kayaking

How to Restore Hardwood Floors Without Sanding

Sanding is not the only method when refinishing hardwood floors to restore shine.<p>Tips<p>Sponsored By<p>A strong maintenance routine is the key to the …

Woodworking

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Yardbird's White Whiskey and Watermelon Sling

Our warmest summer memories involve watermelon, picked from a bowl with sticky fingers under a merciless sun. And over the years, we've learned that …

Free Social Security Tool for Optimal Benefit Claiming Strategy

When to start claiming Social Security to maximize your potential benefit can be a complicated question, especially for couples. Two reputable …

The Best Bottles of Kirkland Booze to Buy at Costco

Costco's private-label brand, Kirkland Signature, has practically earned superstar status, with everything from olive oil to laundry soap earning …

Costco

Want the beauty of Utah’s Bryce and Zion, without all the people? Try these less-crowded areas — or 20 others across the country.

Park visitation is at a record high — good for tourism, not so good for peace and quiet. From Acadia to Zion, Bryce Canyon to Yosemite, leading …

National Parks

The Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Florida—Because Vacation Should Be Easy

According to TripAdvisor, these resorts give you the most bang for your buck.<p>Some things exist just to make life a little easier, and all-inclusive …

5 side hustles you can do sitting on your sofa

Netflix is paying people to binge watch their shows, and other ways to make easy money<p>Couch potato? Try cash potato.<p>Netflix announced this month that …

The Definitive Guide To Every Type Of Tie Knot

A complete guide on how to tie a tie. From the Full Windsor and Four-in-Hand to the Granchester and Bow Tie, mastering these 8 popular tie knots will …

5 Great Gin Cocktails to Try This Spring

There are plenty of ways to enjoy gin year-round, but we have to admit that our favorite season is spring, when fresh herbs and fruits and tons of …

How to Keep Your Taxes Down in Retirement

Unlike working people, retirees have a lot of options to determine how much they'll pay in taxes. Knowing which income buckets to pull from can mean …

Retirement

3 reasons to retire as early as you can

Time is one of the most valuable assets at your disposal. Unfortunately, many people spend 40 hours a week for 40 or 50 years trading their time for this thing we call money.<p>The great news is that there's a corollary to that fact: If people are willing to give you money for your time, you can spend …

These Are the Best (and Cheapest) Times to Visit Alaska

Most Americans, upon first traveling to Alaska, are shocked to realize just how big the state is. Yes, it’s part of the United States, English is …

National Parks

The 3 Spending Stages of Your Retirement

Popular thinking is that you’ll spend less once you retire, but that’s not what I’ve seen in my own clients, at least in the first few years.<p>How much …

Stanford analyzed 292 retirement strategies, says this one is best

When you're ready to retire, how can you be sure you'll have enough money to last? And what's the best way to withdraw your savings over the …

3 Reasons It's Dumb to Take Social Security Benefits at 70

Here are some solid reasons many people shouldn't delay collecting Social Security. There are a few cases where delaying can make sense, though. See …

3 Signs That You’ll Be Able to Retire This Year

Here's how to know now.<p>Many folks time their retirement to coincide with milestones—35 years on the job, say, or reaching age 65, or saving $1 …

What this financial adviser learned about retirement when she retired

As Ellen Siegel transitions into retirement, she’s experiencing the push and pull of giving up her 37-year career as a financial planner.<p>On the one …

The Top 9 Retirement Destinations

You may be dreaming of golfing or gardening in retirement, but...where?<p>Many of us dream of retirement. We may imagine ourselves golfing more, or …

19 Things to Start Doing for Yourself in the New Year

<b>“And suddenly you know… it's time to start something new and trust the magic of new beginnings.” ~Meister Eckhart</b><p>Did you know that 80 percent of New …

Secret Hotels of Rome (From $75!)

Here's your chance to be the ultimate Italy insider, with gorgeously affordable, off-the-beaten-path lodgings just steps from some of the Eternal …

The 10 best golf instruction stories of 2017

We publish a lot of golf instruction content with the hopes that you'll find something—a thought, a drill, a tip—that resonates with your game and helps you improve. Since it's the very end of the year, we decided to go through all of the instruction pieces we published in 2017 to find the 10 …

How to score big at government auctions, on everything from real estate to bugles

By Elisabeth Leamy<p>Elisabeth Leamy<p>Bio Follow<p>Rolex watches seized from drug lords. Homes confiscated from tax cheats. Blackhawk helicopters the military no longer needs. The federal government is auctioning off all this — and more. The "more" often means mundane things like office chairs and …

Real Estate

Lonely Planet’s “Best in Travel 2018” Will Surprise and Inspire You

It’s time to pack your bags and head for some of the world’s most wanderlust-inducing cities and regions.

10 Best Bargain Trips for 2018

These easy under-the-radar escapes deliver world-class vacations that won’t break the bank.

40 Essential Instant Pot Links

Because I've been experimenting with the Instant Pot quite a bit lately, I've been getting a lot of questions. Many times my answer is a link. A link …

Cooking

9 Things You Should Know the First Time You Use an Instant Pot

It’s really big.<p>There’s a lot <i>not</i> to like about the Instant Pot. Its logo calls to mind an ‘80s mall store—Claire’s Boutique meets 5-7-9—and not in a …