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How to Sell Your Home Without a Real Estate Agent

13 tips from an HGTV expert.<p>If you’re an HGTV fan, chances are good that you’re familiar with the series “Income Property” and its host, Scott …

Taxing Questions For Your Social Security Retirement Benefits

From my recent article on taxation of distributions, I've gotten a couple of questions on how Social Security benefits plays into the taxation of …

Social Security

Master Limited Partnerships: Sifting Through The Wreckage

I can't believe that this is my fourth straight article in this series (19th, overall) about Master Limited Partnerships - MLPs. Normally, I'd only …

Selling

Why you might convert to a Roth IRA after retirement

Roth conversions are popular topic and one of the most popular times to use them is before required minimum distributions kick in a t 70 1/2.<p><b>Q.</b> <i>Dan, I</i> …

Maximize Your Retirement Income: Smart Strategies at 60—Consumer Reports

<b>Calculate your RMDs in advance</b><p>Many financial services websites have a calculator accessible to anyone. So if you’re 60 and have $100,000 in your IRA, …

Dealing With A Lousy 401K Plan

On the Bogleheads.org forum, we’re constantly faced with questions from investors who want to start investing, but are concerned about the list of mediocre high-cost funds available to them. They want to know if they should contribute or simply skip investing in their 401k.<p>Our answer: “It all …

The 10 Best Bluetooth Speakers Available Today | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

When I was a kid growing up you needed to have a huge boom box or expensive stereo system if you wanted to get the best sound quality from your …

10 Steps to Becoming a Burger Expert

<i>Our definitive guide to burgers—for now, and to carry you well through tailgating season.</i><p>Burgers are easy: Just buy a patty at the store, grill it, and serve. But great burgers—those juicy, you-still-remember-them-from-the-summer-of-'09 burgers—require some more expertise. Enter Jamie Schweid of …

Burgers

How to find a lost or stolen Android phone | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

If you’ve fallen victim to a lost or stolen Android phone – don’t worry! There are a number of steps you can take to get your smartphone back into …

Leader or Manager? These 10 Important Distinctions Can Help You Out

There's a difference between leadership and management. Understanding these 10 key differences can improve your abilities to lead and to manage.<p>Last week's article The Leadership Checklist: 10 Principles That Make Leading Easier, generated some interesting thoughts as shared through various social …

How To Use A File Manager In Android | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Unlike Windows, the stock Android system doesn’t come with a built-in file management system. However, Most users don’t even need the file management …

BBQ Recipes That Are Sure To Impress Your Guests

Few things taste more like summer than good old-fashioned BBQ. Because regardless of whether you’re enjoying BBQ wings, chicken, burgers, or pork, …

16 Crowd-Pleasing Recipes for Your Independence Day Grill

Can't decide what to make for the biggest cook-out holiday of the year? We've got you covered. From smoky ribs to spiced kebabs, juicy pork chops, and spicy chicken wings, we have 16 great excuses to fire up your grill this Fourth of July.<p>Before you get started, make sure you know how to these …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sports<p>Drew Magary prepares for the inevitable shitshow of bad football this fall.<p>By Drew Magary13 hours agoView More<p>Broadway<p>The Broadway star has …

18 Houseplants That Help Purify Your Home's Air

One NASA study might change how you approach the garden store.<p>You don't need to give us the hard sell on houseplants. Placing some leafy greens onto a coffee table or shelf is a great way to add some texture and breathe a little life into a room. But that's not the only reason to keep them around; …

Houseplants

Recipe: Charcoal-Grilled Barbecued Chicken Kebabs

The paste might seem weird at first but it works to keeps the meat moist while it's cooking on a fiery grill. The extra bump of flavor can't hurt …

The Best Juicy Grilled Pork Chops Recipe

Dry, chewy pork chops are a thing of the past—these thick-cut beauties are everything an excellent grilled pork chop should be.<p><i>Editor's Note: This recipe was originally published in 2012. It has been updated with new information based on further testing.</i><p>Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p><b>Read more:</b> …

Easy Grilling Recipes from Everyday Food

Celebrate warm weather with our collection of easy grilling recipes, including simple grilled steak, Emeril's Caribbean chicken, fresh vegetable quesadillas, and more.<p>The hanger steak and fresh summer vegetables in this salad are infused with a rosemary-and-garlic-scented herb oil you make right on …

Her Story: a compelling murder mystery game with a tragic flaw

It would be wrong to say that the game <i>begins</i> with a murder, since it's hard to say where it begins at all. The first thing you see is a Windows …

The 99 Greatest Dance Albums of All Time

From the well-known to the unexpected, these 99 LPs span five decades and countless BPMs in the name of dancefloor greatness.<p>In the world of dance music, the single is the thing. Still, not everyone is a DJ and sometimes a playlist just won't do. Even in a time when the record industry is satiating …

Mistbox promises to reduce your AC costs with old-school technology

<i>Update: Mistbox has come out with the second iteration of its device.</i><p>On a hot summer day, all you might want to do is duck indoors and relax in an …

Portable

How to get your free copy of Windows 10 reserved

Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users can now enjoy the privilege of reserving a free copy of Windows 10 from Microsoft's website, thanks to this new …

How to manage both the Start menu and Start screen in Windows 10

Whether you plan to use the Start menu, the Start screen or both in Windows 10, Microsoft has continually been adjusting the Start area since the debut of the Windows 10 Technical Preview.<p>The Start menu/Start screen is one of the most critical aspects of Windows 10. After killing the Start menu in …

63 Songs You Need In Your Life This Month

Pop, rock, rap, country, and R&B for June, in no particular order.

Music

Google Photos Explained: Should Everyone Switch to It? | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

It was always surprising that Google didn’t have a strong product for photo management. Picasa barely qualifies as an actively developed product and …

Need a new fridge? Here are eight that cost less than $2,000

In need of a new fridge? Things can get expensive fast, especially if you're looking for unique features, premium performance or a more distinctive design than what you've already got.<p>Fortunately, there's a middle ground of refrigerators priced below $2,000 (and even some below $1,000) that manage …

100 awesome Android apps that will transform your tired tablet

Welcome to our huge Android tablet apps listing. Whether you’re rocking a Galaxy Tab S3 or an old Nexus 7 these are the best tablet apps for Android, …

Apps

How To Improve Ball Striking By Keeping Your Chest Down

The Golf Fix's. Michael Breed, explains why many amateur's poor chest position causes them to hit their irons inconsistently. Watch The Golf Fix …

The best smart thermostat

<i>This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a list of the best gear for your home. Read the full article below at</i> <i>TheSweethome.com</i>.<p>Three years after the Nest Learning Thermostat's debut, the second-gen Nest continues to offer the best combination of style and substance of any thermostat. …

Smart Homes