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Roth IRAs for kids offer a great tax advantage, if you follow the rules

A Roth IRA can benefit workers of every age, including children, but kids can't open and control their own Roth IRA until they reach the age of maturity, which is 18 in most states.<p>To get around that age restriction, parents can open a Roth IRA for Kids that they manage until their child is legally …

Roth IRA

Credit freezes are now free. Here's why you might want one

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Many experts agree that freezing your credit report is the strongest way to protect against identity theft.<p>Starting Friday, you'll be able to do it free of charge.<p>In the wake of a massive data breach last year at Equifax that exposed personal information for about 148 million …

Credit Report

Samsung is launching an LTE-powered tracker this week to help you stop misplacing things

Samsung is launching an LTE-powered GPS tracking device at the end of the week that you can attach to anything from a backpack to keys and pet …

Gear & Gadgets

Don't Let Youth Sports Hijack Your Life

Over the past couple of weeks, my husband and I have been wrestling with the decision over whether or not to play soccer. By we, I mean our two daughters.<p>Steve and I aren't playing, but the commitment required of us as a family sometimes makes it seem that way: the thrice-weekly trips to the soccer …

Equifax data breach: How to protect yourself beyond a credit freeze

Putting a deep freeze on your three major credit reports is a well-known way to prevent fraudsters from opening credit cards and other loans in your name. But it’s an incomplete one.<p>Criminals are increasingly opening phone, utility, bank and other types of accounts that don't require your credit …

Identity Theft

This plan proves the open kitchen should die

Now tell me again why having anyone stuck in the kitchen all day is a good thing?<p>You've probably seen this image before; it has been doing the rounds …

University of California

How to Build Support Beams

Step 1<p>Measure the length where the support beam is needed. Consult a building chart to determine the proper dimensional lumber that is needed to …

Woodworking

Solar Installers Should Bundle Panels With Heat Pumps, Study Says

Solar installers could make a better business case for panels bundled with heat pumps and other electric devices that offset natural-gas use, according to the Rocky Mountain Institute. Here, Luminalt solar installer Pam Quan moves a solar panel during an installation on the roof of a home on May 9, …

Natural Gas

How to Build a Classic Playhouse

Thrill the kids or grandkids with this two-weekend project.<p>But here’s one that’s different, a project that’s pure delight—the icing on the handyman’s …

Woodworking

If you’re still using Yahoo email, it’s still spying on you

Yahoo’s email platform might have been picked up during the big Verizon buyout of 2017, but that doesn’t mean much has changed at the longstanding …

Wall Street

Dinesh D’Souza’s Film 'Death of a Nation' Exposes Democrats’ ‘Big Lie’

Opinion<p>Posted: Aug 26, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p><i>Editor's note:</i> …

7 Common Mistakes DIYers Make with Electrical Projects

If you’re going to handle any electrical projects yourself, you need to keep these in mind.<p>Knowing the difference is huge when understanding …

15 Fall Vegetables to Plant in Your Garden

15 PICKS FOR YOUR FALL VEGETABLE GARDEN<p>The growing season’s not over—try these varieties for a fall harvest By Linda Hagen<p>Share:<p>Mid-to-late summer is …

College Savings 101: Arguments Against 529 Plans and Alternatives That Might Work Better

Before you pump money into a 529 College Savings Plan, make sure you have three important boxes checked. And even after you check those boxes, you …

Most Job Candidates Fail My Simple Interview Test Right Away. Here's How.

Here are five things you can do to make your job hunt easier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every single time I interview a candidate for a position at work, I always start out by saying, “Tell me about yourself.”<p>Of course, I start with a little small talk here and …

The Whistle 3 GPS is the Best Pet Tracker

I once lost my dog for four days because of an equipment failure. The carabiner connecting the leash and collar broke, and in a matter of seconds my pup was sprinting down a busy street in Minneapolis. What followed were four days of panic, frantic Craigslist and Facebook posts, and absolutely no …

400 free online courses with credits that can count towards your degree

These days, more and more universities are offering for-credit programs via MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses. What started with a small number of degree programs, such as the iMBA from the University of Illinois (Coursera) and Georgia Tech’s Online Master of Science in Computer Science …

Why most people will never be successful

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Self-improvement

How to share Apple iCloud storage with Family Share

Real estate is always at a premium, so why should online real estate -- namely cloud storage -- be any different? Some people have roommates to make ends meet, and some of us need a family member with a large iCloud plan to accommodate all those selfies. Fortunately, Apple offers shared iCloud …

5 Of The Best Men’s Outfit Ideas Every Guy Should Own

If you’ve looked at my outfit ideas section or my Instagram account you’ll see a large number of outfits for any occasion. What I wanted to do is …

My wife and I retired in our 30s and now travel full-time in an Airstream trailer — here's what we spend in a week

There once was a guy from the Southeast who thought life could be broken down into a few simple constructs: get a job, buy stuff, retire, and die.<p>Yep, that guy was me.<p>Early retirement? Not in the cards. 401(k) retirement plan? Sure, but only the minimum. Retirement was the furthest thing from my …

Campgrounds

I've saved enough at age 28 that I'll be a multimillionaire by retirement, and I used Warren Buffett's favorite investing strategy to do it

• <b>Sean, who goes by "The Money Wizard," is a 28-year-old blogger and financial analyst whose current net worth is $250,000.</b>• <b><br>If he stopped saving money today, his worth could grow to $1.6 million to $2.2 million by retirement age, thanks to compound interest.</b>• <b><br>He says his strategy isn't complicated.</b> …

The Tiny "Spite Triangle" That Marks a Century-Old Grudge Against New York City

On an otherwise unremarkable stretch of sidewalk in New York City’s West Village, a tiny tile mosaic serves as David Hess’s century-old middle finger …

New York City

Fidelity's Roth IRA for Kids Sees Strong Growth as Parents Prioritize Giving the Next Generation a Head Start on Retirement - Fidelity

BOSTON — Fidelity Investments® today announced growth in new accounts and total assets for its Fidelity® Roth IRA for Kids remain strong since the …

Get Serious About Compost

Compost is not fertilizer. The sooner a gardener embraces this reality, the better. But gardener’s gold does have an undeniable importance in the …

Man who retired at 35: Saving money won’t make you rich—here’s what will

Saving money is a little bit of an obsession of personal finance and early retirement bloggers. We fill the digital airwaves with wickedly creative …

You Never Realized the Difference Between These Two Fruits

Newsflash: Blackberries and black raspberries aren't one in the same. Here's how to spot the differences—and why you want lots of both in your …

Garden Know-How: Extend Your Growing Season

As late winter days lengthen, resourceful gardeners scurry to collect cloches, erect plastic-covered tunnels and put together a workable cold frame. …

Tomatoes

Easy(est) To Make Lumber Rack

Two Ways to Cut Jack Miters

Part miter, part butt joint, this hybrid for beaded casing is elegant and stable.<p>Jack miters are a hybrid joint, combining a small miter with a much …