dcwarren

499 Flips | 3 Magazines | 16 Likes | 5 Followers | @dcwarren | Keep up with dcwarren on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “dcwarren”

10 Best Insulated Backpacks: The Ultimate List (2018)

Lugging a cooler to the beach or park can sometimes be a challenge depending on how much other gear you have with you. More and more beach goers and …

Camping

How I got a perfect 850 credit score

For many consumers, a perfect credit score is like a four-leaf clover. You know it exists. It’s just rare.<p>The FICO credit score model ranges from a low of 300 to a high of 850. Just 1.5 percent of scorable U.S. consumers earn an 850 as of this past April, according to Ethan Dornhelm, vice president …

Personal Finance

This compact bag puts your entire office -- and a change of clothes -- on your back (pictures)

Backpacking

Lowa Camino LL Flex Review

<b>Support and Stability</b><br>The all-leather uppers and polyurethane midsoles provide firm and authoritative support for the entire foot and ankle. The …

I Tried Jeff Bezos's PowerPoint Replacement at My Company--and It Actually Worked

Getting your team literally on the same page increases meeting productivity, keeps everyone engaged and allows for meaningful dialogue.<p>A few months back, a friend whose new boss used to work for Jeff Bezos at Amazon told me that the company actually banned PowerPoint presentations in favor of memos.<p>…

Jeff Bezos

The 6 Best Off-Road Trailers of 2018

<i>Last Updated January, 2018: This post has been updated with new picks for 2018.</i><p>There was once a time when exploring the great outdoors on wheels …

Off-roading

The Best Tents of 2018

When weather rolls in, grab one of these. (Courtesy Outdoor Research) Outdoor Research Interstellar ($299) At long last, the holy grail of waterproof jackets. The Interstellar blew our crew away with an uncanny mix of weatherproofing, breathability, and stretch. “It feels softer than a soft shell …

TetonX off-road trailers slide out modern conveniences at camp

A young, two-year-old company, TetonX joins the new wave of Utah trailer makers storming the market. In just the past few weeks, we've also looked at …

6 essential documents for project management success

Here are six key documents that project managers and their teams rely on to successfully guide and execute projects.<p>Careful project planning and …

10 essential career lessons to embrace before it’s too late

Keep your head down and your nose to the grindstone—or so we’ve been taught.<p>Is that really the best career guidance?<p>People often take this sort of …

How Much Can You Contribute to a 529 Plan?

529 Contribution Limits<p>Contribution and Other Notable Limits<p>Updated March 17, 2018<p>Higher education often leads to a higher income, especially with …

12 Ways You Can Absolutely Make Money Online

For many people, making money online would be an absolute dream come true. If they could find a way to make money with a website or some other online venture, they could quit their job to focus on entrepreneurship, spend more time with their family, and finally take back control of their time and …

Marketing

12 books you should read before starting a business

1/<p>1. 'The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything,' by Guy Kawasaki<p>Courtesy of Amazon<p>Entrepreneur …

Entrepreneurship

7 Things To Do With Your Partner To Keep Your Relationship Strong

There's nothing better than the feeling of being totally head-over-heels in love with someone — except during those fleeting moments when you imagine …

Bad nutrition advice dietitians want you to forget

Thinking about juicing, cutting carbs or giving up fruit in a quest to lose weight? Think again.<p>How many times have you read that you need to eat clean, start juicing or only eat foods that have a specific number of ingredients? The advice may be compelling, and even sound science-y, but in the age …

Nutrition

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

Scientific study says reducing portion size and calories has nothing to do with weight loss

It all comes down to something much more important, apparently.<p>The basic equation for weight loss that we've all long understood goes a little something like this: eating less food + exercise = lose weight.<p>And while the exercise part still stands, a new study published in the Journal of the …

How Much Will I Get From Social Security if I Make $100,000?

How much can six-figure earners expect from their Social Security retirement benefits?<p>When planning for retirement, it's important to know your …

Anti-bacterial wipes pointless as bugs grow back in 20 minutes, scientist says

Anti-bacterial wipes only eradicate bacteria from kitchen surfaces for 20 minutes and using them to keep germs at bay is "an absolutely redundant" exercise, a scientist has said.<p>Dr Clare Lanyon, a biomedical scientist from Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne, said consumers may be wasting …

Plan your strategy for a comfortable retirement | Financial Times

Retirement is not what it used to be. When the National Assistance Act was introduced in Britain in 1946, men could expect to live only 15 months …

Retirement

The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds

Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows that the standard prescription for weight loss is to reduce the amount of calories you consume.<p>But a new study, published Tuesday in JAMA, may turn that advice on its head. It found that people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed …

Nutrition

Top 10 Best 2-Person Tents for 2018

(ALPS Mountaineering)<p>Whether you’re backpacking through remote wilderness amongst bears and mountain lions, or just camping out in the back yard with …

How much do you really need for retirement? We did the math

If personal finance questions were like pop songs, then <i>How much do I need for retirement?</i> would be at the top of the hit parade every single</b> …

This TP-Link Range Extender Adds 10,000 sq ft of Gigabit WiFi to Any Home Network

Dealing with spotty WiFi is never a fun experience. While Mesh WiFi systems work wonders for your connectivity, if you’re looking to save some money,</i> …

Wi-Fi

Top 10 Best Sleeping Bags for Backpacking for 2018

When you’re on the trail for days at a time your sleeping bag is your lifeline to good rest. Along with your sleeping pad, it’s perhaps the most …

Bose just launched what look like the ultimate gym headphones

<b>Bose has launched its latest true wireless SoundSport Free headphones, claiming they’re the ultimate choice for all fitness fanatics out there.</b><p>The …

Filson's Ballistic Nylon Duffle Pack is one of the best bags ever made

It's a bag. What's so great about a bag? Well, it's not often that a humble holdall can get someone who reviews products for a living excited, so …

How to clean your stainless steel appliances

Stainless steel is not the kind of surface you just wipe down and forget. You need to protect it from rust, scratches and smudges. Here's how to do all of that -- and incorporate it into your cleaning routine.<p>Once a day<p>Every day, wipe down any food splatters, dust or grease that makes its way onto …

Cleaning

Top 18 Romantic Getaways

Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, CA<p>Book your room at Post Ranch Inn<p>The most dramatically situated and architecturally ambitious of the Big Sur inns, Post …