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Weight loss can be tied to when, not just what, you eat

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are trying to lose weight and otherwise improve your health, you may already be mindful about what you eat during the day.<p>You might skip breakfast. At lunch, you may opt for a salad with lots of veggies, no croutons and low-fat dressing -- on the side, of course.<p>Then, three o'clock …

Nutrition

Should you rent or buy in retirement?

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>When Jane Bennett Clark, 64, thought about downsizing in advance of retirement, she …

Real Estate

When is a surviving spouse subject to RMD from an IRA?

When a person dies, only the surviving spouse has the ability to rollover those funds into their own IRA. This special power can be an effective tax …

Retirement

Look At These Dogs In Photo Booth-Style Pictures

In honor of National Puppy Day, we bring you, dogs who look like they are in a photo booth.<p>They aren't in a photo booth, but that doesn't stop them from hamming it up for the camera.<p>Now, as a side note, if these dogs were actually in a photo booth, it's a good thing they are taking solo-shots …

To Rent or Buy? Retirement Savings Real Estate Dilemma

En español | It's zero hour. You've decided to sell your house and move to something smaller or to another town. As a homeowner, you naturally think …

The Social Security Claiming Guide | Center for Retirement Research

If you’re approaching retirement, when you claim benefits is the most important financial decision you’ll likely make. The <i>Social Security Claiming</i> …

Roth IRAs: To convert or not to convert?

Advisers suggest that most folks should have traditional and Roth IRAs. Having both those kinds of accounts will give you the flexibility to withdraw …

Retirement

What is a SEP IRA, Advantages, and Contribution Limits

SEP IRA is one of the many retirement plans designed to help self-employed individuals and small-business owners save for their retirements. With a …

Tin Cup (May 2013)

<i>Tin Cup Model Portfolio: May 2013</i><p><b>Sell STRA, Buy CHRW. Accumulate QCOM</b><p>This demonstration portfolio invests the maximum allowable 401(k) in stocks. In …

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Every Dividend Investor Should Know These 4 Stocks

These stocks have all the traits that a smart dividend investor seeks out for their portfolio.<p>Stocks that pay dividends have never been more popular, …

Tap an IRA Early, Delay Social Security

This strategy could lower your lifetime tax bite, let you collect higher benefits and extend the longevity of your portfolio.<p>It's conventional wisdom …

7 Great Stocks to Own for the Long Term

Plus a fund that owns all of them — and more.<p>The bull market is more than four years old. I've stayed invested, but I've been nervous all the way. I …

Investing

Where to Find Dependable Dividend Income

Looking beyond yield to find long track records of success is your best bet.<p>Dividend stocks have never been more popular among investors seeking to …

3 Simple Investment Strategies That Deliver Long-Term Riches

They're not fast, but they get the job done.<p>In trying to make their money work harder for them, investors often fall for questionable investment …

The Forbes 2013 Tax Guide

<i>For the Forbes 2014 Tax Guide (with the latest advice on preparing your 2013 tax returns and planning for 2014 and beyond) click here.</i><p>In this <i>2013 Tax Guide</i>, we’ve assembled some of the most useful recent articles by Forbes staff and contributors covering everything from how to claim the biggest tax …

Eight Common Tax Filing Errors And How To Prevent Them

We all make mistakes. It’s especially easy to make mistakes at tax time because you’re feeling rushed and sometimes, a bit overwhelmed. It happens.<p>The Internal Revenue Service has identified eight of the most common mistakes taxpayers make when filing returns. Here’s the rundown:<p><b>Wrong or missing</b> …

MOBiLE CLOTH – A Revolution Against Touchscreen Fingerprints

You may have read or heard that MOBiLE CLOTH is the best cleaning cloth for your iPad. We wanted to show you what MC looks like under a microscope and why it is so effective at taking care of your iPad display. At 2 mm you can see the formation of our “nubs” that work together and are why MC works …

Cleaning

National Oilwell Varco (NOV)

We selected National Oilwell Varco (NOV) from the following short list of Solomon Select candidates (screening results) for the April</b> …

Big tax query: Should you bother to itemize?

Wading through piecemeal deductions at tax time is no easy task.<p>On one hand, knowing what you can write off and what form to fill out sometimes requires a lot of research and foresight. On the other, intelligent taxpayers who have the proper documentation can unlock big-time deductions.<p>But before …

Learn About Alternative Minimum Tax

If you were subject to the AMT last year or you think you could be subject to the AMT in the future, you can take steps to help minimize its impact. …

Withdrawal Deadlines Looming For Some Retirement Plan Owners

When you sock money away in your retirement plan, the appeal is that the money will grow tax-deferred and be available to you for “some day.” For many taxpayers, that “some day” is right around the corner.<p>Taxpayers who reach age 70½ in any calendar year must generally begin making withdrawals by …