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A Growing Cult of Millennials Is Obsessed With Early Retirement. This 72-Year-Old Is Their Unlikely Inspiration

Vicki Robin literally wrote the book on retiring happy.<p>Vicki Robin had no idea she’d become a millennial icon.<p>The 72-year-old coauthor of the 1992 …

Retirement

Refining The 4% Withdrawal Rule

Retirees can live through horrific market conditions using a combination of dividends and principal for living expenses.<p>A spreadsheet tool that …

Retirement

How not to run out of money in retirement

Americans aren't terrific at saving for retirement. Many are even worse when it comes to figuring out how much to spend once they get there.<p>An actuary who's studied the issue for three decades recently proposed a relatively straightforward strategy that can help. In its simplest form, the "Spend …

Retirement

Traditional retirement planning isn’t going to cut it. Do this instead

The retirement you saw your grandparents — or even your parents — live through will likely not be the retirement you choose for yourself. Consider …

Retirement

6 signs you're richer than you think, according to a wealth adviser for millionaires

Retirement

MPs' proposals would 'destroy spirit of pension freedoms'

Pension companies should funnel savers into “default” funds at the point of retirement, an influential committee of MPs has said.<p>In the final part of its inquiry into the pension freedom reforms, the work and pensions committee called on the Government to force firms to offer a “pathway” for …

Retirement

Gardening 101: Blueberries

Blueberry, <i>Vaccinium spp.:</i> “Ornamental Superfood”<p>Blueberries were the first fruit I grew in my first Brooklyn garden on a tiny 50th-floor terrace in …

Gardening

New videos show off iPad’s best tricks

Apple wants to make sure iPad users know how to work with two apps at once, and also how an Apple Pencil can mark up screenshots. A couple of new videos walk users through each of these quickly and simply.<p>The video are likely timed to benefit people buying the new iPad, the first budget iOS tablet …

Apple Pencil

4 Retirement Rules to Live By

You could lose 50% of your savings if you don't follow this rule for retirement account withdrawals.<p>Retirement means no longer dealing with the daily …

Retirement

Dell's new laptops are for gamers who don't want to pay the Alienware premium

There are two types of laptop gamers: those who are willing to pay a premium for design and features, and those who simply want the cheapest laptops that can run modern games. Dell has long had its Alienware series for the former crowd, but today it’s launching a new ‘G Series’ for the latter.<p>There …

Laptops

Report: Retiring Early Could Help You Live Longer

Could retiring early actually boost your longevity? Research suggests this might be the case.<p>According to a 2017 study in the journal Health Economics, economists from the Netherlands analyzed how an early retirement for men who were at least 54 years old impacted their lives. They found that the …

Retirement

Here’s what Warren Buffett says to do when the market tanks

Amid worries of a trade war and fears of the tech industry getting hit with regulation, the stock market kicked off April with its worst start to the …

Investing

Here's a Retirement Strategy That Can Promise You Won't Run Out of Money

Don't just save for retirement and hope for the best. Here's a way to keep income flowing later in life.<p>Millions of Americans are poised to enter …

Retirement

Ten Things I Wish I Knew When I Started 'Far Cry 5'

Thanks to an early review copy from Ubisoft, I have spent a whole lot of time in <i>Far Cry 5</i>’s Hope County to this point, and I’m now in a position to share some of my knowledge with you all who are just starting out after the game’s release yesterday.<p><i>Far Cry</i> is not exactly the most complicated series …

Grizzly Bears

8 Ways Retirees Can Spring Clean Their Finances

So you've finally made the jump out of the working world and into blissful retirement. Congratulations! If you've been careful in your financial …

Retirement

Xbox One PUBG under £17, Xbox Live 12 Month Gold Membership under £35

<b>Like me on Facebook and follow me on Twitter for the latest deals.</b><p><b>PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds under £17</b><p>Grab your copy of one of the best games of …

Nintendo Labo

PlayStation VR gets another hefty price cut

Sony’s VR headset keeps getting cheaper<p>Sony is cutting the price of the PlayStation VR headset — for the second time in the hardware’s lifespan. Starting March 29, the virtual reality gear and accompanying bundles will cost as much as $100 less.<p>Currently priced at $349, the PlayStation VR headset …

Virtual Reality

Far Cry 5 beginner’s guide

Get better faster with weapons, perks and fangs for hire<p>If you’ve played a Far Cry game before, you know that they can be pretty overwhelming. <i>Far Cry 5</i> is probably the most extreme example of this, given the amount of freedom they bestow upon you from the jump. But no need to worry! We’ve got a …

Far Cry 5

Six Things PUBG Mobile Does Better Than The Original

<i>PUBG Mobile</i> isn’t just a surprisingly solid port, it also has a few key features that the main game doesn’t. These changes could help breathe life …

Gaming Industry

The case for sailing solo in Sea of Thieves

This pirate game is meant for friends, but can be enjoyed alone<p><i>Sea of Thieves</i> is a fun but uneven multiplayer game that allows you to roll around with friends as a crew of four (or two, on a smaller ship) pirates. For those among us who prefer to play on their own, or just can’t rustle up a group, …

Sea of Thieves

3 Ways to Have a Happy Retirement, According to People Who’ve Already Retired

“Happiness,” it’s been said, “is like a butterfly. The more you chase it, the more it will evade you.” In other words, by actively pursuing a happy …

3 Reasons to Retire as Early as You Can

Ready for retirement? Here's why you shouldn't put it off any longer.<p>Countless workers dream of retiring early and reaping the benefits that come …

Retirement

Do these 5 things right now to make sure you have enough money to retire

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. It is excerpted from “20 Retirement Decisions You Need to Make Right Now” by Ray LeVitre.<p>…

Retirement

The best drones you can buy

Drones have become the must-have gadget for tech fans and videographers. Drones let you become a pilot and aerial photographer, getting incredible footage or even taking part in activities like drone racing.<p>There are a couple of major drone brands out there. DJI is known for making high-end drones …

How to share one iCloud Storage plan with your whole family

Apple’s Family Sharing iCloud feature was introduced back in 2o14 with iOS 8, but for several years many users requested a way to share one iCloud storage plan with multiple accounts. Apple brought this option to users with iOS 11, but for many it’s not turned on by default. Follow along for how to …

What Are the Best Financial Planning Software Options?

Not that the Fool is looking forward to being made obsolete by our new machine overlords, but there are some solid tools to help you with some parts …

Plan ahead and take the stress out of retirement

When it comes to giving up work, the process isn’t always straightforward, as these business owners explain.<p>Retirement is a deserved end to a life of hard work, but according to a recent study by Aldermore Future Attitudes,<br>it’s an end that seems like a distant dream for some of Britain’s small and …

If You Retire Early, Life Can Be a Beach

Who doesn’t like the idea of retiring early? Financial independence means the freedom to do what you want, when you want. Even if you love your job …

Managing The Retirement Income Portfolio: The Plan

Over the past ten years, such risk free saving has been unable to compete with riskier mediums because of artificially low interest rates, forcing …

Retirement: Bulls Or Bears - No Worries With This 5% Income Strategy

The stock market has rebounded nicely from the recent 10% correction.<p>However, the risks remain elevated due to stretched valuations, inflationary …