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Keeping up with the Donats: Nova Scotia family finds secret to being debt-free

It was panic time.<p>Elementary school teacher Meghan Donat and her husband Morgan, a self-employed massage therapist, had just moved into their …

Personal Finance

7 Myths About Passive Income You Can't Afford to Believe

All entrepreneurs seek passive income. What only a few know, however, is how to separate fact from fiction.<p>8 min read<p>Wouldn't it be great to earn money while you're relaxing on the beach?<p>Few concepts are more appealing than passive income. After all, what could be better than making money without …

Small Business

How to Install, Update, and Use Kodi

Kodi is a powerful, open-source media-streaming application, but it can be difficult to set up and maintain. Read our guide to get started.<p>PCMag …

Raspberry Pi

This Couple Created A Multilevel Curriculum To Teach All Ages Financial Literacy

Financial literary is an essential topic not often taught to individuals at an early age. More notably, the financial trials that plague misinformed kids eventually grow to haunt adults in a similar way.<p>For a majority of kids growing up without a safety net or parents who’ve achieved true financial …

Personal Finance

Instagram now lets you mute annoying people without unfollowing them

Remember how you started following your least favorite cousin on Instagram at your last family reunion, because they asked you to do so right then and there? There’s now a way to scrub your feed clean of their inane posts, without ever letting them find out.<p>Instagram is rolling out a new Mute …

Social Media

Investors, aged 20 and 21, become the one of Australia's youngest couples to purchase land to build a four-bedroom home after saving their deposit from just 16

• <b>Alex Hart and Holly Power are one of the youngest investors to sign a contract</b>• <b><br>The couple bought a house and land package around the $500,000 price</b> …

Gold Coast

Circle Invest lets you buy the cryptocurrency market

Circle Invest is one of the easiest products when you want to get started with cryptocurrencies. When Circle first launched the app, I compared it to Coinbase. And Circle is making it even easier to get started as you can just “buy the market” now.<p>Circle Invest started with just a handful of …

Cryptocurrency

Man knocks 15 years off his mortgage after stumbling across an offer he couldn't refuse - and reveals how you can do it too

• <b>Adrian Sheahan has found a home loan with an interest rate of just two per cent</b>• <b><br>The loan is called a 'pivot loan' and can knock years off a mortgage</b> …

Personal Finance

Google Maps just gave iPhone users a fun UI treat

Google Maps is adding a cute new interface tweak, though right now only those using the iOS version for iPhone and iPad will be able to play with it. …

Google Maps

Netflix’s secret genre code list can help you navigate the site

The Netflix secret code list isn’t really a secret anymore, but it might help you get around faster.<p>A quick hack allows you to browse genres that …

Horror Movies

All the live TV streaming services compared: Which has the best channel lineup?

Sling TV, DirecTV Now, YouTube TV, Hulu and PlayStation Vue are all vying for your cord-cutting dollar. Here's how the top 100 channels stack up.<p>With the runaway popularity of on-demand streaming video services like Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Video and Hulu, more people are deciding to stop paying …

Televisions

How to spend a year living abroad for $1,000 a month

The sabbatical.<p>The year-off.<p>The walkabout.<p>The career/life reset. It's something most of us talk about, or at least dream about. It's the answer to the questions we ask ourselves before our pick-me-up 4:15 p.m. coffees: Will life be a march of unremitting, interminable years of work? Will each year …

Personal Finance

Should You Use Your Retirement Savings To Buy A Home?

First-time home-buyers are often surprised by the requirements of obtaining a mortgage, especially when it comes to the down payment. One way you can improve your chances of getting a home loan is by putting at least 20% down at the time of purchase. For existing homeowners like me, coming up with …

Retirement

10 Clearly Signs You’ll Never Be Rich

People like to think that there is only so much money to go around and that they need to fight their way through the crowds to get their piece of the …

Personal Finance

Retirement shortfall: 31% of Americans have less than $5,000 saved, survey finds

As a group, Americans have shockingly little saved for retirement.<p>Northwestern Mutual's 2018 Planning & Progress Study, which surveyed 2,003 adults, found that 21% of Americans have nothing saved at all for their golden years, and a third of Americans have less than $5,000. To put that into …

Retirement

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

7 Gmail tips every emailer should know

Want to quietly opt out of an email chain or take back that pathetic note to your ex? Gmail can help.<p>Google overhauled Gmail with a new look and a host of new features including Smart Compose, and you can get the new Gmail right now. While the new additions are appreciated, Gmail has a number of …

Apps

The Average Net Worth For A 30 Year Old

The short answer is: roughly $7,000 for the average 30 year old in America. But for the ABOVE AVERAGE 30 year old, his or her net worth is closer to …

Retirement

Moms, let’s plan finances

Financial planners say that in reality women are better money managers.<p><b>Mumbai:</b> Motherhood can change your life forever. It also comes with an added …

Personal Finance

The best note-taking apps for the iPad Pro and Pencil (2018)

The iPad Pro and Apple Pencil are arguably the best tablet + stylus pairing currently available. When used with a good note-taking app, the slate is …

Note-Taking

How one man saved $1 million in 5 years -- And you can too

If you're graduating from college this spring, saving for retirement probably isn't high on your list of priorities. In fact, GOBankingRates found that saving for retirement isn't a priority for a large number of Americans. It certainly wasn't at the top of Grant Sabatier's to-do list when he …

University of Chicago

Openbazaar Enables Decentralized Peer-To-Peer Trading of 44 Cryptocurrencies

<b>Cryptocurrencies can now be traded on the peer-to-peer online marketplace Openbazaar in addition to physical goods, digital goods, and services.</b> …

Cryptocurrency

A Trainer Reveals How Much Cardio You Should Do Per Week to Lose Weight

When it comes to losing weight, you already know that exercise is an important factor in the weight-loss process, along with eating well, managing stress, and getting enough sleep. And while cardio and weight training can both lead to weight loss, getting your heart rate up and sweating will …

Fitness

Lando Calrissian Is Pansexual

There’s a reason everybody loves Lando, you know.<p><i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> is chock full of all kinds of interesting new background information about …

Star Wars

How Much Money You Need to Save by the Time You're 35

Over on Twitter, some people are roasting MarketWatch for an article originally published in January that says you should have double your salary …

Personal Finance

Here's what happens when your dead body is left to rot (plus a few, more practical, uses for it)

We’re used to seeing bodies lie in rest on the other side of a coffin, but without six feet of soil to protect it, thing start to get very messy.<p>Left …

Gardening

If you want YouTube Premium, now is the time to sign up for YouTube Red

YouTube Music is coming and while there looks like there's going to be a lot of love here, one thorn in the announcement was that YouTube Red is …

YouTube Red

This Push-Up Challenge Will Make You So Much Stronger

Finally master the mechanics of this notoriously challenging full-body burner. Then take things up a notch.<p>Build Your Foundation<p>Nailing perfect …

Workouts

How to start investing

When you're just starting out in your investing journey, there are some important things you should know.<p>Key takeaways<p>First, think about how long you …

Investing

How to spend the money you’ve saved for a lifetime

The idea of early retirement “popped” into Tim Stobbs’s head about a decade ago, at the age of 30. Last September, the Regina-based engineer retired before his 40th birthday with no regrets and now documents his postemployment experiences in his blog, Canadian Dream: Free at 45.<p>“The first few weeks …

Retirement