Don Turner

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6 Things That Will Help You Grow Wealth (That Most People Won't Do)

“How can I grow wealth?”<p>As a financial planner, I hear this question (or some variation of it) almost every day. And while I’m happy to provide answers and advice, there’s something I’ve noticed about most people who ask this question.<p>They don’t take action on the answers. They don’t follow the …

Personal Finance

3 books that will change your mindset about money

There are a lot of great personal finance books out there to choose from but only some that can change the way you think.<p>Below, CNBC Make It rounded …

Personal Finance

What happens to your Social Security payments when one spouse dies

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> Journalist Philip Moeller is here to provide the answers you need on aging and retirement. His weekly column, “Ask Phil,” aims to help …

Six Numbers Every Investor Should Know About Their Portfolio

Jonathan Guyton is principal at Cornerstone Wealth Advisors Inc., a fee-only advisory firm in Minneapolis.<p>Watching a World Cup match, it’s quickly apparent that key mid-match decisions include if and when to bring in substitutes. What's the best strategy for the team, given the match situation? Is …

Investing

This Couple Went From Having $150,000 in Debt to $1.5 Million in Savings. Here's How

16 years ago, they had $150,000 in debt. Now, they have $1.5 million in savings.<p>When Al and Lesia Riddick got married 16 years ago, they had about …

7 Financial Accounts You Need for a Richer Life

A key to growing rich is having the right financial accounts in place. Get the scoop on seven accounts that most individuals and families should have …

The Pareto Principle: How To Use The 80/20 Rule To Retire Earlier

One way to give your retirement planning a boost is to take actions that drive the greatest financial results.<p>Apply the Pareto Principle — the 80/20 rule — to your money. The Pareto Principle was founded by Vilfredo Pareto, an Italian economist in 1896. Pareto, an amateur gardener, found that most …

Personal Finance

If Your Hamstrings Are Crazy Tight, Open Them With These 18 Stretches

Tight hamstrings go hand-in-hand with running, biking, or sitting at a desk all day. Aside from not being able to jump into a full split on a whim (you know you want to!), tight hamstrings can cause hip, lower back, and knee pain. If you stretch your hamstrings regularly, they will open up! Add …

10 smart things you can do with $1,000 right now

If you've got $1,000 you're looking to spend, consider these smart financial decisions.<p>If you find yourself with $1,000 all of a sudden -- or perhaps through slow consistent saving -- you might be wondering: What's next? Maybe ideas of a beach vacation are floating through your head, or maybe …

Retirement

Glut of marijuana in Oregon is cautionary tale, experts say

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — When Oregon lawmakers created the state's legal marijuana program, they had one goal in mind above all else: to convince illicit pot growers to leave the black market.<p>That meant low barriers for entering the industry that also targeted long-standing medical marijuana growers, …

Cannabis

Reality check: Here’s what the average retiree spends every month

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>The gray-haired couple sipping champagne on a beach at sunset. Grandpa teaching the grandkids …

9 extravagant habits to break if you want to save big

I grew up in a frugal household. My parents would keep the heat low to save on the utility bills. We would bring a bag lunch each day and not spend …

3 Ways to Benefit from a Roth IRA Under New Tax Law, Including a ‘Mega Backdoor Roth’

The tax benefits to Roth IRAs have always been enticing, but now they're even more attractive. Even if you think you make too much to take advantage, …

Retirement

23 Ways To Be A Little Bit Smarter About Your Money

"Think about what you want to buy in terms of the hours it took you to earn that money."

12 Costly Retirement Mistakes to Avoid

If you're committing any of these blunders, you can end up with tens (or hundreds) of thousands of dollars less in retirement. Here are 12 errors you …

Cancer Group Recommends Ditching Bacon and Booze to Stay Cancer-Free

The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has bad news for lovers of bacon and booze: Eliminating processed meats and alcohol from your diet may help …

9 Best Investment Books for Beginners

Investing can't be taught in a day. But with the right teachings, developing an introductory understanding to the do's and don'ts of investing may be …

4 Camera Settings That EVERY Photographer MUST Understand

If you want to take better photos of landscapes, one of the most important things you can do is learn how to use your camera.<p>But beyond that, having …

What to Do Right Away After Inheriting Money

The first thing to do is absolutely nothing.<p>Turns out, grandma was hoarding millions.<p>Or grandpa. Or maybe your old ex who forgot to update their will, or your aunt who you had a close relationship with, or you’re a participant in any number of scenarios where huge inheritances suddenly come out of …

13 Foods You Should Never Eat If You Don’t Want Cancer

Your diet affects more than just your waistline. Consuming one or more of these foods regularly may increase your risk of cancer.<p>We’ve long known …

Do These 3 Things and You'll Have a Happy Marriage, According to Neuroscience

Brain scans of happily married couples provide clues about making long-term relationships work.<p>What's the secret to a happy marriage or long-term relationship? Many married people believe they know. Psychologists and marriage counselors are trained to dispense expert advice. But then there's brain …

Should You Close an Unused Credit Card? The Answer Might Surprise You

Leaving it open could help your credit score -- but so could closing it.<p>If you have an old credit card sitting in the back of your wallet that you …

Photography 101: The best YouTube channels for learning about photography- Technology News, Firstpost

When I was starting out with photography, <b>YouTube</b> was only just becoming popular. It was a platform to share videos with friends more than a platform …

How to Reduce the Size of Your Prostate

The prostate gland, located at the base of the penis, commonly enlarges as men age. This can lead to a noncancerous condition known as benign …

Sponsored: Can you outwit a hacker?

Sifting through your email messages to sort the legitimate from the malicious can require an overwhelming amount of time and energy. Busy IT departments may not have the scope and bandwidth to scrutinize a company’s entire email traffic. Yet, the infiltration of even one malicious email has the …

Cybersecurity

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are 3 reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaced it with provides even more valuable insight for entrepreneurs …

Public Speaking

96% of Americans are not taking advantage of this Social Security benefit

Boosting your monthly Social Security check is easier than you may think.<p>One of the biggest advantages of the Social Security program is its flexibility. You can start claiming retirement benefits as early as age 62, or you can wait and receive fatter checks each month.<p>The amount you'll receive in …

Retirement

The 100 novels Americans love the most, based on a survey of thousands

In 2018, Michael Wolff’s <i>Fire and Fury</i> and James Comey’s <i>A Higher Loyalty</i> have captured US readers with juicy insights into the Trump White House. But what books bring Americans deep, blithe pleasure?<p>Starting in May, PBS will run a series called <i>The Great American Read</i>, in which journalist Meredith …

Roku plunges after Best Buy and Amazon partner to sell smart TVs

Shares of Roku plunged more than 8 percent Wednesday after Amazon and Best Buy announced plans to team up to sell smart TVs.<p>Under the deal, Best Buy …

Here Is the Gender Pay Gap in Every U.S. State — and What Could Be Behind It

There are some huge differences.<p>Women in America earn around 80 cents on the dollar compared to men. That means that, across the board, women have to …

Gender