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7 Spine-Chilling SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK

Alvin Schwartz and Stephen Gammell’s iconic collections of folklore and urban legends have been terrifying and enticing children since the 1981 …

Horror

The Beginner's Guide to Index Funds

Everything you need to know to start investing in index funds.<p>In Warren Buffett's 2016 letter to <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> shareholders he wrote, "If a …

Investing

3 Powerful Tax Strategies for Retirees

Saving money in your 401(k) and IRA is probably what got you to retirement, but being smart about how you manage those funds once you get there can …

Retirement

Read Bon Jovi's Career-Defining Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Speeches

<i>They've seen a million faces, and they rocked them all. And on Saturday night at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cleveland, the</i> …

Music

A Trip Through New York City in 1911

Once you get over how strangely natural this glimpse of New York City from 100 years ago is, you start to notice how differently public space was …

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

50 Terrifying Serial Killers From Each State Who'll Freak You The Hell Out

Oh. My. God.<p>🚨<i>HI! This post contains extremely disturbing material. Please continue at your own discretion.</i>🚨Not all submissions are from Community users.

Crime

Bucket Hats Are Back. Here Are 10 of the Best.

Get ready for sunny days.<p>Baseball caps are great, sure. You can't go wrong with a baseball cap—but expanding the reach of your hat collection can be even more powerful than relying on the same old accessory. Enter: the bucket hat. In a time of fashion where it's cool to be uncool, the bucket hat …

Men's Fashion

6 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 6%

A sell-off in the energy sector over this year has pushed these yields above 6%.<p>After steadily rising for quite some time, the stock market got …

30 Weird Products On Amazon That Are Mind-Blowingly Useful

Plenty of products exist on Amazon to simplify your life and make chores easier to stomach. But then there's the other stuff — the weird and utterly …

The Best Men’s Belts Guide You’ll Ever Read

This is everything you need to know about men's belts, from purchasing the right size, to matching it to your outfit and shoes, to the best belts you …

36 of the Most Insane Movie Sex Scenes

😳 😳 😳<p>They can be funny, they can be intense, they can be romantic. They can involve puppets, or multiple people, or pools. Cinema has been around for more than a century, and throughout the course of filmmaking history, skillful directors have elevated the sex scene to new heights. Here are some …

Construction

2 Cheap High-Yield Dividend Stocks That Could Make You Rich

Long-term investors should take a closer look at these.<p>You may have heard that more millionaires have been made through real estate than in any other …

How To Retire At 64 With Only Half A Million

<i>This research report was produced by The REIT Forum with assistance from Big Dog Investments.</i><p>How can you retire? This is one of the most pressing …

Investing

Social Security 101: How to File for Benefits

Nothing worth doing is ever easy, and so it goes with Social Security. When the time comes to file for your benefits, be prepared. Here are the nuts …

7 Top Monthly Dividend Stocks and Funds to Buy

The mortgage is due every month. So are utility bills, car payments and the membership to the gym that many of us don’t actually use.<p>That’s not a …

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

Consumer Reports' worst car brands for 2018

We're looking at the worst car brands as ranked by Consumer Reports. In first place is Fiat. Here's the 2018 Fiat 500L FCA US LLC, © 2017 FCA US LLC<p>In second place is Jeep. Here's a Renegade, which has changed little from its 2015 model-year introduction Frederic J. Brown, AFP/Getty Images<p>In third …

FCA US

Retire Rich With 5 Highly Predictable REITs

Retirement satisfaction appears positively correlated with income, net worth, and health, and it is positively correlated to stable income streams. …

Worst States to Retire in the U.S.

"What's the best place to retire?" That's the question John Brady, president of TopRetirements.com, says they most often are asked. But, he says, the …

If I’m Not Great About Flossing, Should I Get a Water Pick?

If, like me, you saw the news that the ADA stopped recommending flossing a few years ago, you may have quit doing it altogether. If, also like me, …

The 7 Best Cast-Iron Skillets You Can Buy in 2018

This definitive guide to the best cast-iron skillets of 2018 explores everything you need to know before buying your next favorite piece of cookware, …

Cast Iron Skillet

Danny Trejo On Acting, Addiction And Playing 'The Mean Chicano Dude'

Actor Danny Trejo came of age in the California prison system, doing time in a juvenile detention center as well as in San Quentin, Folsom and Soledad, on charges relating to drugs. He says that background prepared him well for acting.<p>"Standing on the yard in San Quentin, knowing that there's a …

TV shows

3 Stocks for Baby Boomers to Reach Their Goals

A pharmaceutical stock and a consumer goods giant make up two of these three attractive investments for those approaching retirement.<p>Your investment …

3 Stocks for Retirees to Grow Their Nest Egg

This trio should provide the income, relative stability, and growth you want in a retirement portfolio.<p>For years, the conventional knowledge has been …

The Ins and Outs of Buying Long-Term Care Insurance

Think about this coverage not just as insurance for long-term care, but for your retirement nest egg itself. With that in mind, here are some tips.<p>I …

Retirement

The 25 Best Low-Fee Mutual Funds You Can Buy

At Kiplinger, we've been writing about mutual funds since the 1950s, and have been putting together a list of our favorite no-load mutual funds since …

The 37 States That Don't Tax Social Security Benefits

Do you live in one of the 13 states that do tax them?<p>When you think of double taxation, you might think of dividends. After all, they're paid to you …

4 Safe 13.4% Dividends You Won't Hear About On CNBC

There’s one question I’ve been getting from <i>a lot</i> of folks lately. You may have wondered about it yourself.<p>It’s simply this: <i>“Is the stock market even safe anymore?”</i> Or another, less anxious, variation: <i>“How can I bank fast returns while slashing my risk?”</i><p>I have great news. As I wrote back on February …

Investing

5 Dirt-Cheap Index Funds That Invest in Dividend Stocks

Dividend investors typically rely on their regular income payments to either pay the bills or grow their nest eggs via reinvestment. Either way, it’s …