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12 Costco Employee Secrets, Including What the Different Markdowns Mean

You may love Costco for the free samples, but there's plenty more to the wholesale store than you think. Many of us have never walked out with less than a cart full of items, and that's because you truly get value for your buck, especially on Kirkland products. To dig up more information on things …

The 7 Best Stocks to Buy for an Income-Rich Retirement

Portfolio manager Ned Davis studied the returns of S&P 500 stocks from 1972 to 2004. His goal? To figure out what the best stocks to buy were over …

7 Growth Stocks That Should Replace Apple in Your Portfolio

Just about everything about <b>Apple Inc.'s</b> (AAPL) fourth-quarter earnings report was positive. Its revenue and gross margins were at the high end of …

12 Dividend Stocks You Can Buy and Hold Forever

Members of Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index that have raised cash payments to stockholders 25 years in a row are known as <i>dividend aristocrats</i>. The …

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Before tossing coffee grounds in the garbage, think twice. High in nitrogen, they can have a second life as a natural fertilizer and pest deterrent and are ideal for use in growing tomatoes. Non-coffee drinkers can also fertilize with grounds, because many coffee shops give away used grounds for …

Dividend Growth Investors, Consider Starbucks

The dividend growth formula (something I just made up) is pretty simple. There are only two parts: current dividend yield and potential dividend growth. The best stocks score high on both, but those are few and far between. More often, investors have to make compromises, and in those cases I prefer …

Investing

DIY - Cheap Cedar Raised Beds - Quiet Corner

Cedar raised beds make gardening easier, more accessible, more economical, and more efficient. But often a cedar raised beds can cost hundreds of …

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Any longtime gardener can tell you that too much nitrogen causes tomato plants (Lycopersicon esculentum) to produce lush, green foliage but few fruits. That doesn't mean your tomatoes don't need nitrogen at all. Usually grown as an annual vegetable, tomato plants are tender perennials that can …

Cherry Tomatoes - Growing Guide - Quiet Corner

The Cherry tomatoes can range in size from the size of the tip of your thumb to a golf ball, the shape changes from more or less oblong to spherical. …

Gardening

How To Grow Citrus in Containers - Quiet Corner

For the most part, the areas where home gardeners plant the citrus trees are the same areas where citrus is grown commercially. But if space is …

Gardening

How to Grow Peaches and Nectarines in a Pot - Quiet Corner

Tips How to Grow Peaches and Nectarines in a Pot<p>If you order a bare root tree (a tree that is sold without soil around it’s roots) from a catalog or …

Still Hangover? Try These 4 Wakie-Wakie Drink Recipes

These four hangover drink recipes will help you kick your symptoms to the curb, so you can stop telling all of your friends that you're, "Never …

Recipes

17 shopping secrets to save time and money at Trader Joe's

The cheap prices at Trader Joe's make it a popular place to shop for groceries.<p>But its popularity can also make Trader Joe's an extremely stressful place to shop.<p>Anyone who frequents the grocery chain knows that lines to checkout can often snake around half the store.<p>Trader Joe's keeps its prices …

How We Paid Off Our Mortgage in 7 Years

Andrea Stewart and Jerimiah Honer bought their house on a 0.10-acre lot in Sacramento for nearly $300,000 in 2008.<p>The idea behind paying off a loan …

This mortgage trick could save you thousands

For many, homeownership represents the ultimate American Dream. And for most of these people, the way to achieve that dream is to take out a mortgage in order to finance that home.<p>Here's the problem: When you take out a 30-year mortgage, which many of us do, you wind up paying more interest than …

Personal Finance

9 Reasons You Should Try Square Foot Gardening

Better Homes & Gardens Home

Succulent Overview<p>Succulent plants are trendy for a reason. With juicy leaves, stems, or roots, succulents form a vast and diverse group of plants, …

Plants

How to Grow Your Own Tomatoes, Part 3: Staking, Training and Pruning

Tomato beds have an unfair reputation as the messiest, ugliest, most disease-ridden parts of a vegetable garden. To keep them from devolving to this …

Gardening

One Man’s Genius Idea To Grow Tomatoes

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Wellness

The most popular places to retire

Slide 1 of 12<p>The Sunbelt, with 78 towns on Topretirements.com’s ninth annual list of the 100 most popular retirement spots, continues to be the …

Opinion: 5 cheap stocks that aren’t value investing traps

While sentiment matters and headlines can change, there are few substitutes for good analysis that compares investment options objectively based on …

Will your grill kill you?

Print<p>Related<p>Few things are as pleasurable to eat as a barbecued steak, with all those char marks that backyard grill masters prize above all else.<p>But …

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