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How to protect a retirement plan in a down market

Market corrections are a worry for all investors, but they can pose a particularly big problem for people who have just retired and are starting to dip into savings.<p>Each time retirees sell stock, it digs a hole out of which their portfolio must climb to keep producing the same amount of income over …

Retirement

Everything You Need to Know About the Mediterranean Diet to Lose Weight, Gain Energy, and Live Longer

It seems that every other week, the Mediterranean diet is making headlines. And there’s a reason why this eating plan is touted as one of the world’s …

Nutrition

Okla. City vs. New Orleans - April 21, 2018 | MiLB.com Box | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball

• AVG - Batting Average<br>• G - Games Played<br>• AB - At Bats<br>• R - Runs Scored<br>• H - Hits<br>• 2B - Doubles<br>• 3B - Triples<br>• HR - Home Runs<br>• RBI - Runs Batted In<br>• TB - Total Bases<br>• BB …

Baseball

My husband and I use this budget spreadsheet to manage our money, and it completely changed our lives

Two years ago, my husband and I were living in Manhattan and struggling to make ends meet. We had more money going out than coming in, and we knew we needed a way to do better when it came to managing our finances.<p>So, my husband, like the total Type A personality he is, turned to Excel to fix our …

Personal Finance

W. E. B. Du Bois, Higher Education, and the Black Intellectual

<i>The Quest of the Silver Fleece</i>, published in 1911, is the first of five novels that W. E. B. Du Bois published over the course of his long life. In …

Higher Education

A 36-year-old who learned to invest like Warren Buffett explains Buffett's No. 1 rule

When Danielle Town found herself burnt out and even starting to get sick from her work as a corporate attorney, she knew she didn't want to keep …

Investing

Portraits of African American Ex-Slaves in the Late 1930s

These portraits of African American men and women from locations in Texas were taken in the late 1930s as part of the Federal Writers’ Project (FWP) …

African-American News

These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

<i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”</i> — <b>Ralph Waldo Emerson</b><p>The ability to expand your mind …

Dollar-Cost Averaging Pays

Dollar-cost averaging (DCA) is a wealth-building strategy that involves investing a fixed amount of money at regular intervals over a long period. …

Investing

Why You Should Hire a Financial Planner, Even if You’re Not Rich

If the very idea of financial planning makes you break out in hives, you’re not alone. A new study found that perceived financial well-being — feeling secure about not only the state of your current situation but how well you’ve planned for the future — holds the key to your overall well-being. …

Personal Finance

The Disgrace of Minor League Baseball

You might see some of the best prospects in baseball getting their big league debuts any minute now. The collective bargaining agreement that governs …

Baseball

Kanye West Just Offered the Best Career Advice You'll Hear This Week

The fashion designer, rapper and all-around famous person has decided to give advice. Lots of it. And some of it's good.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Everyone's trying to help you.<p>At least, that's how it seems with the number …

Business Strategy

Tammie Jo Shults, Who Safely Landed the Deadly Southwest Flight, Has Been Breaking Glass Ceilings for Years

'This is a true American hero'<p>When an engine exploded on Southwest flight 1380 Wednesday, pilot Tammie Jo Shults calmly alerted air traffic control …

Military

Sully Weighs in on Captain Shults' Heroic Landing of Flight 1380

Southwest Airlines captain Tammie Jo Shults catapulted to the forefront of the world’s attention Monday for her calm, controlled handling of Flight …

Flying

The watermelon diet can help you lose weight fast this summer. Have you tried it yet?

The watermelon diet can help you lose weight fast this summer. Have you tried it yet?<p>Going on a diet is a difficult thing to do in the summer. As the …

Nutrition

When do you need a financial advisor?

If you could accomplish all your financial goals just by putting your paycheck<p>into the bank every couple of weeks, you wouldn’t need the services of …

Retirement

9 biggest differences between Japanese and American diets

1/<p>Japanese food portions are smaller.<p>Jason Kempin/Getty<p>In America, we like our meals huge — and having leftovers to box up is even better.<p>But in …

Nutrition

10 SIGNS A WOMAN WANT TO SLEEP WITH YOU

We know that as males, our wild instincts will tell us to turn on, remove our pants, and jump in bed with her. Just wait yet! If she isn’t ready to …

Relationships

The Homeowner's Protection Act Prevents You From Paying PMI for Life

What Is the Homeowner's Protection Act?<p>Your Right to Cancel PMI<p>Updated April 10, 2018<p>Private mortgage insurance (PMI) protects lenders when borrowers …

Personal Finance

10 Things I Learned From My 23andMe Results (That May or May Not Be True)

Since I got my AncestryDNA results back, I decided I was going to check out the other services and find out as much information about me, myself and …

Genealogy

4 Budgeting Apps That Stop You From Bleeding Money

Spot trends faster, make smarter decisions more often, and keep more of your money.<p>For me, it’s all about the pie chart. There are all sorts of …

Personal Finance

The 6 Skills You Need to Be Financially Successful

While creating a budget is important, you need more than proficiency in math to manage your money successfully. You also need a handful of other …

Personal Finance

Southwest Airlines pilot pushed Navy boundaries for flying

Tammie Jo Shults was determined to "break into the club" of male military aviators.<p>One of the first female fighter pilots in the U.S. Navy, Shults flew training missions as an enemy pilot during Operation Desert Storm, while working with other women to see a rule excluding them from combat flights …

Military

8 Best Money-Saving Tips from Self-Made Millionaires

Saving money can be the difference between stressing to dress and dressing to impress. It can help you retire younger to see more of the world …

Personal Finance

Drew Parker - Creator of The Complete Retirement Planner

If I believe in something, I never give up. No matter how many roadblocks there may be, if you’re resourceful enough you will find a way to make it …

Entrepreneurship

Best Ways to Save for Retirement - Even When You're Living Paycheck to Paycheck

With 69% of Americans currently holding less than $1,000 in retirement accounts, according to a study by GoBankingRates.com, the long-term financial …

Retirement

New Artist Spotlight: Jada Lee Brings Classic 90s Style Back to R&B

Jada Lee isn’t exactly new She’s gained a reasonable following on YouTube in recent years for doing covers of famous hip hop and R&B tracks with her …

Rap & Hip-Hop

No Retirement Savings and Nearly Out of Time? Here's How to Compensate

Countless older workers are about to end their careers without money in the bank. Here's what to do if you're one of them.<p>Though we're told to …

Retirement

If You’re Thinking of Retiring in San Miguel de Allende

This historic town in Mexico draws expats and tourists from around the world<p>Lots of people want to retire to a beach. My husband, George, and I gave up the Jersey Shore for the Mexican interior 12 years ago, and we haven’t looked back.<p>When friends asked us why we were moving to San Miguel de …

Mexico

10 Dirty Texts To Send Your Bae That Will Keep The Honeymoon Phase Going Strong

When we think about the honeymoon phase, we automatically think about all the sex —which, of course, is part of it, but that’s not the only thing …

Relationships