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15 things you can stop wasting your money on

Not only are we surrounded by enticing <i>things</i> to buy, but they're at our fingertips with the swipe of a plastic card, leaving us with thinner wallets and a bunch of unnecessary stuff and services.<p>Here are 15 things you can stop wasting your money on today:<p><i>Mandi Woodruff contributed reporting to this</i> …

Personal Finance
InterAct

How I Quit My 9-5 to Do What I Love and Travel the World (Whenever I Want)

<i>This article was originally published on Making Sense of Cents</i><p>When I was 18, I remember thinking that if I only I could make $15/hour, I'd be set.<p>At the time, I had just started my first year of college, and was working full-time to pay for it. I was making $12/hour all in, including commission, my …

Money

10 Steps to Becoming a Stock Market Millionaire

Investing in the stock market is a way to make more than just a little extra cash. In fact, with the right approach and the right skills, investing even a little in the stock market can put you on the road to earning millions. Becoming a stock market millionaire isn't an easy task and it isn't a …

Stock Markets

Storage: How to Triple Your Closet Storage Space

For any size closet!<p>By utilizing every extra inch, this organizer create tons of extra space for your stuff.<p>If you have to dig through a mountain of …

Woodworking

Avocado recipes

This green, creamy fruit is omnipresent in the food world at the moment: you’ll find it in Antipodean-style brunches, vegan desserts, grain bowls, salads, smoothies ... and for good reason. As if proof of the fruit’s versatility were needed, here are six of your finest recipes.<p>Colonial Cravings’ …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

You've been drinking red wine too warm for your entire life

I'm sorry, but it's true. They always make one huge mistake.<p>They go to the wine store, buy a bottle, take it home, pop the cork, pour a glass, and sit back to enjoy themselves in near total ignorance of how little pleasure they're actually extracting from that lusty Syrah or luscious Cabernet.<p>The …

Flavors

8 Habits Of The Timelessly Stylish Man

Fashion is fickle, and the struggle to keep up is real. You’ve tried all the latest trends, but now what you really strive for is a classic look, one that transcends the fads. You just want to look good -- and would it kill Jim from Sales to notice your sick new Christian Louboutin flats?<p>We’re here …

Men's Fashion

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

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly20 hours agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

9 Things That Will Never Go Out Of Style

<b>Trends come and go and, because of their very nature, often repeat years later.</b><p>But the true men’s wear classics have stood the test of time – decades …

An investment advisor reveals the 7 traps that lead to bad financial decisions

That's why he wrote "Dear Investor, What the HELL are You Doing?: Smart and Easy Ways to Fix the Mistakes You Make With Your Money."<p>In the book, he lists the seven most common errors that most investors make when they let their emotions and personal biases get in the way.<p>How many of these are you …

Investing

Philips solves Hue’s biggest problem with new dimmer switch

Philips continues to expand its popular Hue lineup of ingenious lighting products with the introduction of its first wireless dimmer. The four-button (on/off, dim up/down) dimmer can be stuck to the wall just like the Hue Tap wireless switch. And like Tap, it can be popped out of the wall plate for …

Home Automation

The 15 Most Important Cities in Fashion Right Now

While fashion is a more global, cosmopolitan industry than ever, some areas still hold colossal sway over the broader landscape. With that in mind, …

Fashion Week

31 years ago, Warren Buffett revealed the secret to investing and correctly predicted nobody would listen

In a speech at Columbia Business School, later adapted into an essay, Buffett introduced what he called, "The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville."<p>Buffett writes:<p><b>"The common intellectual theme of the investors from Graham-and-Doddsville is this: they search for discrepancies between the value</b> …

Investing

Canadians: The 5 Fastest Ways To Save For A Down Payment

Saving money for a down payment on a home takes time, effort and patience. Having a large down payment can save thousands of dollars over time …

How this couple can take a two-year-long vacation and still retire early

Situation: Parents not yet 40 want to put jobs on hold for two years, travel with kids, retire in mid-50s Solution: Pay down home mortgage, borrow on …

Lego a 'better investment than shares and gold'

It may appear as no more than a popular children's toy, but investors were able to secure a better return buying Lego sets over the past 15 years than from the stock market, gold or bank accounts, a Telegraph analysis found.<p>The value of the FTSE 100 is no higher than it was in February 2000, …

Lego

4 Signs You Are Built For The Luxury Travel Life | Nigeria’s Entertainment News, Music, Video, Lifestyle

The term ‘luxury’ paints pictures of money, wealth and exuberance, so it is often thought to be a state influenced by the size of ones bank account. …

Luxury Travel

How to Smoke a Cigar | The Art of Manliness

Many a man will occasionally smoke a cigar, be it during a round of golf, a wedding, or celebrating the birth of a child; but not many men know how …

Tobacco

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Best Online Resources for Book Lovers and Students

When the e-book reader was introduced, I worried that the arrival of this high-tech device would be the end of print. But the opposite has happened, …

Writing

Get back those deleted files on iCloud's Web page

You’re working on the iCloud Web page, and realize you’ve just deleted the wrong file, contact, or calendar entry. You immediately go into panic …

Operating Systems

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

What She Said<p>Paper towels are not coffee filters.<p>By Beca Grimm3 days agoView More<p>Entertainment<p>The California native's debut album <i>Expectations</i> is …

Men's Fashion

What’s on the menu at the CNE this year

WHAT’S ON THE MENU FOR 2015<p>Deep-fried cheesecake. (All photos by Chris Young for The Globe and Mail)<p>Deep-fried cheesecake (Pickle Pete’s, $7)<p>What’s more decadent than a slice of cheesecake? A New York-style slice of cheesecake wrapped in a tortilla, deep fried and coated in cinnamon and …

Deep Frying

These Life Hacks From 100 Years Ago Are Still Relevant Today

Just like today, hacks were helping people fix everything up 100 years ago. While today’s shortcuts to a more efficient life include technology and more advanced appliances, there are still plenty of century-old tricks that can totally be incorporated into our world today. A Reddit user uploaded a …

DIY

Financial planners share the smartest decisions they've seen clients make with their money

Financial planners see it all.<p>Not only do they get an inside look into their clients' spending, saving, earnings, and investments, but they can see past the numbers to the people behind them: their clients' ambitions, fears, priorities ... and decisions.<p>Below, six certified financial planners …

Retirement

9 Easy-to-Make Pitcher Cocktail Recipes

Company's coming: Why not make the night easy by forgoing the bar in favor of a pitcher cocktail?<p>Here, nine large-batch recipes you can whip up in a flash.<p><b>Red Sangria</b><p>The original pitcher cocktail, made zippier with Lillet Rouge and Grand Marnier. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Ginger Shandies</b><p>This beer-on-ginger …

Weak currency makes Brazil a shopping paradise for luxury goods

The plunge in the value of the Brazilian real, the world’s worst-performing major currency this year, made the luxury goods much more affordable in …

This Is the OMEGA Seamaster Watch James Bond Will Wear in 'Spectre'

Daniel Craig is an avid watch collector, so, it was no surprise to see him at the OMEGA factory, which manufactures luxury timepieces, rhapsodizing …