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This Is How Much Money You Should Have in Savings at Every Age

And the steps that will get you there.<p>Are you falling behind? Ellevest recently talked to 1,000 women about their money—and their lives. Based on the …

We're dating but we have totally different views on money — here's how we make it work

Managing money is hard. It's even harder if you're in a relationship and your partner doesn't always agree on how to do it.<p>When my boyfriend, Rob, and I started dating, we worked the same job for the same company and had similar paychecks and lifestyles. Because of this, we split bills down the …

How is credit card interest calculated

Credit card interest can turn your purchase into a costly expense. Learn how interest is calculated, how to avoid charges and take advantage of grace …

I retired at 37 as a self-made millionaire — here's my best investing advice for your 20s, 30s, and 40s

Investing in too many things at once could destroy your wealth. Courtesy of Chris Reining <i>Chris Reining worked as cyber security programmer in the Midwest before retiring as a millionaire at age 37. The following was recently published under the "Ask Chris" column on his website.</i><p>Today's question …

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20 One-week Vacations to Take Between Jobs

The best way to get ready for a new job? Take a vacation!<p>Getting a new full-time gig is thrilling, and the very best way to start a new position is …

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A man who retired at 34 shares a spreadsheet that helped him get there

The 34-year-old software developer and blogger behind the Mad Fientist— who doesn't use his last name online for privacy reasons — had been planning and saving for years to retire early.<p>"For the first five to seven years of my career, I wasn't saving for anything in particular," Brandon told …

5 savagely hard boxing workouts that'll get you in fighting shape

Training like a boxer is all about intensity—you go hard. “You’re trying to mimic what it’s going to be like in the ring,” says Jason Strout, head …

Too many of us are thinking about money all wrong, and it's keeping us from building wealth

Even when you aren't living paycheck to paycheck, there's comfort in knowing you could cover a surprise $1,000 bill (many Americans can't) or buy a last-minute concert ticket when your favorite act comes to town.<p>You could — but hopefully you won't have to. Instead, you'll just bask in the warm glow …

How to transfer your Evernote notes to Apple Notes

If you ask me, there's no compelling reason for most iPhone and Mac users to pay for Evernote when Apple Notes offers a lot of the same features and costs nothing. (Apple Notes does use your iCloud account storage, but it'll take up a negligible amount of space.)<p>So, how do you make the switch if …

Your complete guide to avoiding procrastination and getting sh*t done

All of us procrastinate in one way or another.<p>I’m sure we can all remember putting off studying for that dreadful exam or thesis paper in college. But you’re not alone.<p>Over 25 percent of Americans think of themselves as chronic procrastinators, which is up from only five percent in 1978.<p>Before we …

The 15 Crucial Steps Needed To Achieve Financial Independence

Just about everybody wants to become financially independent – so why do so few people get there?<p>One of the secrets to attaining financial independence is that it doesn’t usually “just happen”.<p>It starts with a detailed plan, and a willingness to commit to that plan.<p>To help you get going in the …

Personal Finance

We might be headed for a recession in 2016

Slowing global growth has been one of the predominant investing themes in 2015, causing enough turmoil to send both the S&P 500 and the MSCI World Index down about 4 percent.<p>The $73.5 trillion global economy is expected to grow 3.1 percent in 2015 and 3.6 percent in 2016, according to the latest …

Markets

Pocket for iOS adds the ability to listen to articles with new text-to-speech feature

Pocket, the popular app that allows users to save articles and read them later, has received an update that adds another way to consume saved articles. Announced in a blog post, Pocket for iOS now supports Listen, the company’s popular text-to-speech feature that was previously available only on …

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How BIG is Google?

Obamacare tax surprise looming

The next Obamacare controversy is right around the corner.<p>Obamacare enrollees who received subsidies to help pay for coverage will soon have to reconcile how much they actually earned in 2014 with how much they estimated when they applied many, many months ago.<p>This will likely lead to some very …

Health Care

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15 Fintech Startups To Watch In 2015

Huge institutions, archaic systems and lots of money at stake. These are the conditions that have brought tech entrepreneurs to the wildly exciting and growing arena of financial tech. Fintech companies, as they’ve come to be called, are easing payment processes, reducing fraud, saving users money, …

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Hello! I love satellite imagery and topographic maps so I made several wallpapers with those gorgeous pictures. All wallpapers are iPhone 6 Plus …

The Million-Dollar Income Stream

<i>Four recipes for getting $40,000 a year for 25 years</i><p>What’s the cheapest way to have $1 million coming in for your retirement spending—say, $40,000 a year for a quarter of a century? I looked at four schemes, with price tags ranging from $546,000 to $742,000. I have one favorite. You might, …

Uncle Sam May Want To Give You $2,000 Toward Your Retirement

(<i>This article previously appeared on RealDealRetirement.com</i>.)<p>Free money from the federal government to save for retirement may sound too good to be true. But a provision of the tax code could effectively put up to $2,000 in your retirement accounts. To see if you can take advantage of Uncle Sam’s …

IP Scanner 3.31 (Mac OS X)

<b>IP Scanner 3.31</b><p>IP Scanner for Macintosh scans your local area network to determine the identity of all machines and internet devices on the LAN. …

Where to put $50,000 in emergency savings

<i>I'm looking to invest $50,000 in emergency savings that I can access without penalty whenever I need it -- and I want a higher return than I can get in a regular savings account. Any suggestions? -- B.C., New York</i><p>The philosopher George Santayana famously wrote that those who cannot remember the …

I'm a 25-year-old investor and these are the mistakes I've made

Comment: First-timer investors often make schoolboy errors as they pursue big, quick gains. Here are their most common mistakes<p>Britain is becoming a nation of DIY investors and a year ago I joined that growing army.<p>Evidently I am at an advantage. Since leaving university four and a half years ago I …

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of The Year

Popular Science's Best Of What's New Awards, all in one place<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> picks the 100 greatest new innovations in technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue. Discover the most exciting developments in consumer gadgets, sustainability, medicine, automobiles and more.<p>Follow …

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The 10 Best Powerfoods for Men

Eat these foods often to boost your health and stay lean all year<p>By The Editors of Men's Health, Photography By Levi Brown, Photography By Mitch Mandel<p>Some foods get no love. Whether it's because they have odd names or you just don't know where to find them in the supermarket, certain delicious …

How to Completely Remove Apps & Software in Mac OS X by Manual Terminal Uninstall

Most apps in Mac OS X can be uninstalled easily by dragging them into the Trash from the /Applications/ folder, and many others come with …

7 Sex Moves That Put YOU in Control

Sometimes, doing all the work is so not a bad thing.<p>Taking initiative in the bedroom is like taking initiative at work—more than likely, it'll pay off big time. Check out these moves that put you in the driver's seat and let you take control of the action.<p>Cowgirl<p>This classic position allows you to …

Only 2% Of People Can Actually Multitask — This Test Will Tell You If You Are One Of Them

But there is a small fraction of the population that might be true multitaskers, or "supertaskers," a term coined by David Strayer, a professor of psychology at the University of Utah who studies attention.<p>Think you're a supertasker? Skip to the test >><p>Not only do these people excel at cognitive …

9 Things You Should Tell Your Boss At Your Next Performance Review

Sure, performance reviews are a time to get feedback on your work throughout the year.<p>But sometimes we forget that it’s also a time to share your own goals (and even suggestions!) for the future with your boss. After all, you’re part of a team, and talking about what’s working, what’s not, and what …

Why is our banking system so far behind?

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