Heather Clark

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Another way to measure retirement readiness: Your 'Power Percentage'

If I were to approach you on the street and ask you how your financial life was going, on what basis would you answer the randomly invasive question?<p>You can spin your wheels for years and then eventually wander around aimlessly, if you use the wrong metric to evaluate your financial standing. It’s …

Personal Finance

8 of the best hiking trails in Colorado

It’s no secret that Colorado has some of the best hiking in the United States. From summiting 14,000-foot peaks to ducking down into deep canyons and …

Hiking

What A Trump Administration Might Mean For Income Inequality

When the political world turned upside earlier this week, there were hopes on one side, concerns on the other. Even many who had voted for Trump said they did so while holding their noses. But the election is over and, as happens in every election, it’s time to understand what the future might …

Economics

A 10-Minute Butt And Abs Workout For Strong Muscles

Your glutes and abs muscles might not <i>seem</i> like they work together, but doing a combo butt and abs workout can be a strategic way to work your muscles …

Workouts

12 of the most spectacular hikes in California

Mt. Whitney<p>Michael Shainblum<p>If you don’t have time for the John Muir trail you can still summit Mt. Whitney since the peak is accessible via a …

Hiking

How Much Money Do You Need for Retirement?

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Your retirement may not be as comfortable as you expected if you approach saving for retirement in a haphazard manner. For example, are you simply saving money here and there and hoping for the best? That may not yield great results. It's much more effective to spend some …

Digital Photography

An introduction to the scientific, artistic, and computing aspects of digital photography. Topics include lenses and optics, light and sensors, …

The 12 Washington, DC parks you should visit

Looking for the best free things to do in DC? How about a day spent at the most well regarded Washington, DC parks? Grab a to-go meal at one of the …

10 OF AMERICA’S BEST HIKES LEADING TO GORGEOUS LAKES

By now you know hiking does wonders for your mind and body. Regardless of your motivation for getting outside—whether it’s to clear your head, catch …

Slightly More Than 100 Exceptional Works of Journalism

This fantastic nonfiction from 2015 is still worth discovering and pondering today.<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I curate weekly for its subscribers. This is my annual attempt to bring some …

Journalism

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5 Surprising and Inspiring TED Talks by Women Leaders in 2015

What would you say to the world after a decade of silence? What would you design if you could print out your clothes? What kind of leader would you …

Women Leaders

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33 Books Millennials Need to Read Before Turning 30 | Inc.com

Your 20s are a time for figuring out who you are and what you want from life.<p>While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never …

Books

Alex Bernasconi''s 'Blue Ice' captures Antarctica | CNN Travel

CNN
Middle-class

AP FACT CHECK: In Republican debate, flubs and funny numbers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Carson botched the economic effect of minimum wage increases. Jeb Bush again pitched a dubious target for economic growth. Marco Rubio, in a tale about plumbers and philosophers, undersold the value of a college education.<p>And Ted Cruz showed just how hard it can be to name …

Presidential Debate

Why Is My Daughter Aggressive at Home and an Angel Everywhere Else?

<i>I have an eleven-year old daughter who gets angry very easily. When I nicely try to explain why she can't have what she wants, she yells, slams doors, or even throws things. She is perfectly fine at school or at other people's houses. Why does she have these temper tantrums when she is at home, and</i> …

Parenting

15 Questions To Ask Your Kids To Help Them Have Good Mindsets

As a loving parent, it is important to instill in your kids the right mindset and attitude. Both determine how your child interprets the world. And …

5 Excellent Retirement Calculators (And All Are Free)

Confession time. I’m a pushover for online calculators. Actually, any type of gadget gets my attention (hold on while I check email on my Apple Watch). But there’s just something sublime about an online financial calculator that enables us to see our finances or investments in a unique and …

Retirement

4 Books That Will Make You Happy And Successful

<b>What is the good life?</b><p>That’s the primary question I’m trying to answer with this blog.<p>Shortcuts and lifehacks are great. Surprising trivia is nice. …

Clayton Christensen

Trickle-down’s middle-class massacre: Failure of conservative economics should discredit these bankrupt ideas forever

Supply-side economics hollowed out the middle class. It’s time to stop listening to the architects of inequality<p>On April 30, 2012, Edward Conard, a former partner for the financial management company Bain Capital and a multimillionaire who retired at age 51, sat across from Jon Stewart, host of …

Income Inequality

Funniest Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Scroll down to read the latest batch and follow @HuffPostParents on Twitter for more!

Parenting

5 Tips To Help You Save For College

If there is one financial planning goal that tends to sneak up on families, it’s paying for college. Yet helping to cover the cost of higher education is one of the largest expenses most parents face. According to Big Future by The College Board, the annual price tag is $21,447 for an in-state …

Retirement

What is Zen? (Part 1)

Read What Is Zen? (Part 2) by Peter Seishin Wohl A special teaching without scriptures, Beyond words and letters, pointing to the mind-essence of …

Meditation

40 Financial Rules For 40 Year-Olds

Every decade of life has its financial challenges and opportunities.<p>In your 20s, you feel invincible.<p>Your 30s brings on a whole new set of responsibilities including career and family.<p>However, your 40s are especially important because you are closing in on retirement.<p>Making a huge money mistake in …

Personal Finance