Alan Graves

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10 Top Stock Picks From Wall Street’s Best Analysts

The word on Wall Street – from the mouths of several top analysts – is that the market still has some serious room to run. And quality stock picks …

Investing

Trigger Management and Rule Three

Most all of us can parrot the rules of firearm safety, but they can get a little harder to follow as shooting becomes more complicated. This is …

Self Defense

How to shoot if you’re cross eye dominant

Lucas of T.Rex Arms fame has produced an outstanding video on different methods of shooting if you are cross eye dominant. Lucas details several …

Tyrannosaurus Rex

Grilled Rib-Eye Steak with Roquefort Butter

In a small bowl or dish, combine the black pepper, thyme, and olive oil and rub equal amounts of the mixture on both sides of each steak. Set aside …

BBQ

Retiring? Here Are 3 ETFs to Keep Your Nest Egg Growing

You can't let up on the gas when you quit work.<p>Saving for retirement takes an entire career, but even after you retire, there's still more work to be …

Investing

These stereo Bluetooth speakers beat Apple HomePod and Google Home Max

Pretty much everybody else is now happy with a single Bluetooth or sound bar speaker, but stereo speakers are still the choice for audiophiles.<p>I get it: One speaker takes up half the space of two and costs roughly half as much, but I'd be derelict in my duties if I failed to mention what's lost …

Audiophile

Better Than Bonds? A Look at Uncapped Fixed Index Annuities

For safety and performance, it could be time to consider including them in your retirement portfolio to diversify your asset allocation.<p>Most people …

Retirement

The Best Stereo Receiver

After considering 10 models and performing more than 70 hours of testing, we think the Sony STR-DH190 is the best affordable stereo receiver—a great …

Audiophile

4 ETFs To Park Your Money When You Want To Cut Market Exposure

From time to time investors look at reducing their market exposure and “parking” their money safely. Some choose plain cash, but cash has a negative real rate – it does not grow, and inflation eats away at its value.<p>Some ETFs can provide stability and a moderate return with very low exposure to …

Investing

The Best Bottles of Kirkland Booze to Buy at Costco — Including the Vodka and Beyond — Shopping

Costco's private-label brand, Kirkland Signature, has practically earned superstar status, with everything from olive oil to laundry soap earning …

Alcohol

Fitness Experts Reveal How Long A Cardio Workout Should Really Be & I'm So Relieved

Time and time again, I've tried to make peace with cardio. The first memory I have of stepping foot in a gym is a vision of huffing and puffing on …

Exercise

10 Reasons Why I'm Selling All of My Apple Stock

This Fool thinks it is finally time to cash out on one of his biggest winners of all time.<p>I've been an <b>Apple</b> (NASDAQ:AAPL) fanboy for nearly two …

Investing

The Best Way to Inherit an IRA

More people are counting on inheritances as part of their financial plans. Here's how to make the most of it.<p>It's always been hard for people to save …

Retirement

Only The Dead Are Still: Shooting and Moving

Most people who learn to shoot start in the same place. They learn how to grip the firearm, how to line up the sights, how to squeeze the trigger …

Self Defense

Better Buy: Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF vs. Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF

Find out which dividend ETF reigns supreme.<p>Two things that exchange-traded funds offer investors is diversification and value. Many ETFs offer their …

Investing

Honda Super Cub, the best-selling vehicle of all time, returns to USA

The best-selling motorized vehicle of all time will soon be sold in the United Sates.<p>Honda has announced the return of the Super Cub motorcycle to the American market, where it was last offered as the Passport in 1983.<p>Over 100 million Super Cubs have been sold worldwide since it was introduced in …

Motorcycles

Make Room for Balsamic Grilled Mushrooms Tonight — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

Building a Budget Home-Defense Shotgun

Tight on cash? Here's how to built the ultimate budget home-defense shotgun for less than $600.

NRA

Why You Should Train and Shoot With Both Eyes Open: Watch Tactical Rifleman

The guys at Tactical Rifleman have done a great job explaining the intersection of vision and shooting. Most instructors tell you that you should …

T-shirts

10 Best Gun Lights

Known for their grip-mounted lasers, Crimson Trace’s Tactical Lights exhibit the same quality as its other products. Providing up to 900 lumens of …

Self Defense

Grilled Jalapeno Poppers Recipe

"Best poppers you'll have off your grill! Any left over cheese mixture makes a good spread for crackers while you're waiting."<p>Ingredients<p>8 ounces …

Recipes

How To Design Your Ideal Retirement

Would you like to design your ideal retirement? Where do you begin? What does retirement mean to you? If you’re in a relationship, does retirement mean the same to you as it does to your partner? Do you know if your “ideal retirement” is affordable or just a pipe dream? <i>And most importantly – can</i> …

Retirement

The Best Smartwatches on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

<i>Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy, but as much as we’d like to, we can’t try</i> …

Shopping

Jalapeno-Garlic-Onion Cheeseburgers Recipe

"The three best foods in the world combined in a juicy grilled cheeseburger! These go great with Cowboy Mashed Potatoes!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 fresh jalapeno …

Cooking

Maintained Lead vs. Swing Through: The Best Way to Hit Your Target With a Shotgun

The easiest way to hit a bird or a target that requires any lead at all is to never let it pass your gun barrel. That runs counter to the way we all …

Self Defense

Ballistic Shooting Tips: Go Easy On That Trigger!

Watch a group of shooters for a time, and you will likely see a range of problems with trigger mechanics. Some shooters “slap” the trigger, with the …

Skill Drills: Mad Half Minute

The Mad Half Minute drill is the creation of Special Forces veteran Mike Pannone of CTT Solutions and is designed to test a shooter’s ability to …

TacStar adds Carbon Fiber Mag Extensions for Mossberg and Benelli shotguns

The Carbon Fiber Mag Extensions add extra rounds to both Benelli and Mossberg shotguns. <i>(Photo: TacStar)</i>TacStar recently debuted new shotgun …

Carbon Fiber

The Pros and Cons of a Miniature Red Dot Sight and Slide Cuts on a Defensive Pistol

We’re living in a second Golden Age of firearms, especially where handguns are concerned. There’s never been such a wide selection of pistols …

M&M’s grilled cones: Fire up the grill and get cooking!

<b>Normally you wouldn’t throw M&M’s on the grill but these M&M’s grilled cones are anything but normal. They are pure magic!</b><p>Summertime is grill time. …

Memorial Day Weekend