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Some Canadian Schools Are Banning '13 Reasons Why'

Students aren't even allowed to discuss the show on school grounds.<p>Netflix's <i>13 Reasons Why</i> has certainly earned a great deal of buzz since its release at the end of March. And while a lot of the reception has been positive, the show has faced a substantial amount of criticism from mental health …

This tech worker is living the dream in Hawaii, and his company is paying others $10K to follow

Darius Monsef moved from San Francisco to Hawaii — with a pit stop in Los Angeles — and his employer Zapier wants other employees to follow …

Silicon Valley’s favorite coffee startup will send the world’s best beans to your door within 2 days of roasting

<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>Blue Bottle Coffee<p>Unless I live in a vacuum of small, urban misfortunes that happen only to me so that the rest of the population may be …

This Coding School Will Pay YOU to Attend

Here's what you have to do.<p>Don’t want to borrow to get the education you need to land a high-paying job? A coding bootcamp is now paying students to …

College & University

The CPP deferral debate: Spend your risky dollars first because they may not be there in your 80s

I know that Ted Rechtshaffen is a smart fellow. That is why it pains me to refute his recent Counterpoint in which he explained why it makes sense to …

Retirement

Who Really Needs Cholesterol and Blood Pressure Drugs

Experts agree that high blood pressure and high cholesterol increase the risk of having a heart attack. So you might think they also agree on when …

Cleveland Clinic

What Is The Earliest Sign Of Alzheimer's Disease? Decline In Glucose Levels Signals Onset Of Cognitive Degeneration; Alzheimer's Prevention May Be Possible

Memory loss and cognitive decline are commonly thought to be the earliest signs of the neurodegenerative disorder Alzheimer's, but a new study has …

CBC Calgary

U.S. lawmakers are pondering whether to allow Canadians to stay longer without paying U.S. income tax.

Want your money to go further in retirement? Defer CPP until age 70

In past articles, I have argued that retirees are better off waiting until age 70 to start their Canada Pension Plan pension, assuming they have enough savings to tide them over until then. Doing so increases the amount of guaranteed income they will have for the rest of their lives. It also …

10 Top Picks of 2017: Best Cars of the Year

The best new cars of 2017 are outstanding all-around performers—shown to be reliable, safe, and satisfying. That means they have scored high in our …

Subaru

5 Supplements You Might Actually Want to Take

And two to avoid.<p>You don't need supplements to live a healthy life. If you exercise regularly, eat a balanced diet, get sleep, and avoid stress, you will prevent health problems while gaining muscle and losing fat. But the <i>right</i> supplements can absolutely take your health and fitness to the next …

How To Reverse Diabetes

1 in 3 Americans could have it by 2050 if current trends continue. Follow this plan to stay out of danger and avoid becoming a statistic<p>Kevin Mamon has no excuse. He was warned. He knows it, and his medical records prove it. Four years ago, a test showed that he had prediabetes, which, as the name …

This App Can Tell If Your iPhone Has Ever Been Hacked

A new app can detect if something wrong (and dangerous) is going on with your iDevice.<p>It's not paranoia if they're really after you.<p>If you have an iPhone there was no way to figure out if you were really being paranoid or not, until now. Thanks to a new $1 app, you can finally figure out if someone …

USA Network

The Benefits of Doing a 30-Day Financial Detox | Investopedia

“If I can live for a dollar a day—at least from a food cost standpoint—it’s pretty easy to earn $30 dollars in a month, so I’ll probably be ok.”<p>–Elon …

Looking to avoid risk and get defensive? These ETFs will help

Investors consider hundreds of factors when choosing securities.<p>Some of the more popular ones you have heard of are value, growth, a high dividend and low volatility.<p>Using these elements, factor-based exchange-traded funds can offer a meaningful increase in return and a reduction of risk in …

The one group we can teach our children to loathe

Scott Gilmore on why baby boomers are the most destructive generation in history<p>I’ve taught my young children that all races and creeds are equal. …

RRSPs are one place the creditors will never be able to grab your money

In the past year, more than 120,000 Canadians were declared insolvent. You know the one thing they didn’t have to give up?<p>The creditors may have been …

7 reasons you might not be able to retire early, even if you make a good salary

But is it really for you?<p>I have been financially independent for a few years now. And naturally, a ton of friends and family members, intrigued and attracted by my lifestyle, have come to ask me how to get there.<p>When I start explaining that you need to save and save, and save some more, for years …

The new way to tell if you’ve saved enough for retirement

The standard measure of how well-prepared people are for retirement is very close to useless.<p>This gauge is called the replacement ratio. You're supposed to save enough money to generate annual income of about 70 per cent of what you grossed in your peak working years. Some experts say 50 per cent …

How I Gave Up Trying to Cure my Depression & Found Happiness.

<b>I have been told many</b> times before that I write as though I have lived a long time, and I have often thought about why that is.<p>I feel like I have …

Does cold weather make you sick?

Growing up, your mom may have warned you to stay out of the cold if you wanted to avoid getting sick. But you’ve probably dismissed that advice as an old wives’ tale. After all, viruses and bacteria are what make you sick—not the weather. Right?<p>Turns out, your mother may have been right all along. …

One Simple Trick To Double Your Retirement Income

Many people think a conservative, disciplined approach to retirement will help you reach your financial goals. They’re wrong.<p>If you invest too conservatively, you’ll never retire. At the same time, if you educate yourself about the financial options out there and invest accordingly, you can retire …

Retirement

One immigrant tech expert agrees with Trump that H-1B visas are abused

An immigrant tech entrepreneur said president-elect Donald Trump's visa policy may actually be right for Silicon Valley.<p>"It's hard for me to say …

The inflammation-fighting oil you’ll want to use with pretty much every meal

If you fight allergies, digestive problems, irritated skin, headaches, or even serious chronic health problems, then you might be familiar with …

21 Healthyish Prepackaged Snacks That People Actually Swear By

Better-for-you snacks that won't make your mouth sad.

12 Negative Habits You Should Give Up If You Want to Be Successful

The sooner you can ditch these, the better.<p>When it comes to "achieving success," the hardest thing for people to wrap their heads around tends to be the idea that small wins add up to big victories. It's a whole lot easier to imagine the end goal, the big celebration, than to think about each tiny …

Time Management

Work Out Videos On Netflix: 10 Titles To Motivate Your 2017 New Year’s Resolution

If you’re looking for a straight work out video, you may not want to turn to Netflix. While there appears to be a shortage of exercise tutorials on …

The ugly, unethical underside of Silicon Valley

Vinod Khosla did not show up at TechCrunch Disrupt to be harangued by some smartass, know-nothing journalist. The venture capitalist came to talk about disruption and revolutions to an audience of 1,000 potential disrupters and revolutionaries, laptop glow illuminating their faces in a San …

More Research Shows That the Snowball Method Is the Best Debt Payoff Strategy

It makes logical sense to pay off your highest interest rate debts first. Yet research shows that paying off smaller balances is actually more …

A better way to manage your passwords, explained with a cartoon

Have you ignored advice on using password managers? This cartoon is for you.<p>After every big hack or security glitch — like when Twitter said this week they accidentally stored passwords in plaintext — experts tell us to stop using the same password for every website. In fact, they tell us to stop …

Information Systems