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5 things I wish someone had told me about money right out of college

But zero clarity.<p><i>Where do you start with money?</i><p><i>How do you handle the debt you've built up?</i><p><i>What do you invest in and how?</i><p>There are lots of questions, and it's overwhelming.<p>I know the feeling all too well. Coming out of college, I was $81,000 in debt (how I paid it off here).<p>But within a few years, I …

9 U.S. Beach Towns Where You'll Come For Summer But Stay Forever

The coastal livin' is easy ☀️ 🏡<p>Beach trips are great and all, but sometimes the post-vacation blues hit so hard that we start searching for ways to call the coast our permanent home.<p>Enter these charming options from Coastal Living magazine’s list of the 20 Best Places to Live on the Coast. We …

The Secret of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF's Success

Solid returns have been only part of the reason the dividend ETF has gotten so popular.<p>The <b>Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF</b> (NYSEMKT:VYM) has become …

7 of the World's Most Stunning and Scenic Train Rides

A terrific form of travel that will never go out of style.<p>Just because we have planes and cars doesn't mean the good old-fashioned train ride is obsolete. While many folks still use the train for urban commutes — and light rail tracks for even more — the world's web of longer train tracks offer all …

Trains

Quartz Countertops a Durable, Easy Care Alternative

If you’re looking for beautiful, durable countertops, Quartz might be a good choice. In fact, it is becoming the hot choice to add style to a …

Run, Don't Walk, To Buy Charlie Munger's Favorite Stock

Charlie Munger has served as vice chairman of Warren Buffett's <b>Berkshire Hathaway Inc.</b> (NYSE:BRK.B) for more than three decades. That makes Munger one …

Should You Take Social Security at 62, 66, or 70?

Here's a game plan to help you figure out if it makes sense to take your Social Security early, on time, or late.<p><i>This article was updated on January</i> …

California Coast: Best Kept Secrets Revealed for Sweeping Views

San Francisco has a lot to offer tourists in the winter time, as it’s actually the best time to skip the fog and have sunny (and chilly!) days. The …

San Francisco

The Art And Science Of Investing

<b>The Art and Science of Investing is Superior to Passive Indexing</b><p>I have written several pieces explaining why investors should be following an …

A financial planner explains how to start investing with $100

You see, if you save $100 in your sock drawer, 30 years from now when you go to check on it, you will still only have $100.<p>Conversely, if you invest $100 in a mutual fund, even if you never made another investment, with a 7% annual return it has the potential to grow to $761.23 after 30 years with …

How to best manage your 401(k) in uncertain investing times

It doesn't take much to make an individual investor uneasy about the market these days, especially when retirement savings are at stake. Just …

Increase Retirement Wealth With the Right Withdrawal Order | Investopedia

Getting money out of your portfolio is important, but just as important is knowing from which account to pull the funds, as most retirees are going …

The Secret to Beating the Stock Market, According to Vanguard Experts

The index-fund giant says indexing isn't the only way to go.<p>While surfing the web the other day I came across an article on Vanguard’s website titled</i> …

Investing

How to Make Sure You Have Enough Money in Retirement

How old do you think you're going to get? Chances are whatever number popped into your head, you're going to outdo it.<p>That's because in the past three decades, life expectancy rates for U.S. men have jumped from 70 to 79 and for women from 77 to 83. And the longer you live, the longer you're going …

The 7 Best ETFs for Retirement Investors

Exchange-traded funds have surged in popularity over the years. And it’s easy to see why. The passively managed baskets of stocks, bonds and other …

Retirement

Free Trading Websites Every Day Trader Should Know

Free trading sites with great resources and day trading tools<p>Updated March 14, 2017<p>Looking for day trading resources to help you out with your day …

ETFs might do investors more harm than good

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch)—Have ETFs done individual investors more harm than good?<p>Warren Buffett, the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, and John …

Investing

Opinion: 5 reasons to invest in European stocks now

The U.S. stock market continues to power higher. But while the Dow Jones Industrial Average remains comfortably above 20,000 and near new all-time …

Stock Markets

Upper Peninsula, Michigan: Rugged and Full of History

Four quirky days in the rugged "UP"<p>By Elina Salminen<p>The southern peninsula of Michigan is popular among locals and visitors alike, but far fewer make …

Hiking

How to cook the perfect steak: 15 tips from grilling guru Tim Love

<b>1. In a supermarket, start with the most tender cut and work your way down.</b><p>“The most tender cut is always beef tenderloin,” Love jokes. That means …

Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money in 2017

It's National Plan For Vacation Day. So what are you waiting for?<p>Expert travelers like flight attendants and frequent fliers know that foreign …

The 12 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Alberta, Canada

Canada’s province of Alberta might be our favorite place in the country, with jaw-dropping scenery and picture-perfect landscapes around every …

10 Romantic Weekend Getaways Every Couple Needs to Take

When it comes to vacationing with your S.O., the most romantic getaways are often spur-of-the-moment, snatching up time whenever a long weekend …

Wine Tasting

12 Great Places to Go in 2017—and How to Do Them on a Budget

Learn More About Stock Orders

Understanding Stock Orders<p>Updated January 17, 2018<p>More and more investors are opting to use an Internet-based broker for their trading, which often …

Canada Is Offering Free Admission to Its National Parks in 2017—Here’s Where to Stay

The new year marks the 150th celebration of Canadian Confederation, and to commemorate the country’s birthday, Parks Canada is offering free …

An Alternative to the 3-2-1 Method for Smoking Ribs

Most serious practitioners consider barbecue an art, the outcome of which depends on knowledge, skill, and intuition. Which is why I'm skeptical of formulaic approaches like the 3-2-1 method for cooking pork spare ribs. Last year, I wrote:<p><i>And if you serve ribs cooked by the 3-2-1 method, 95 percent</i> …

The world's 25 most inspiring places to visit in 2017 - Matador Network

The world’s 25 most inspiring places to visit in 2017<p>TAKE A SECOND TO STUDY THE ABOVE PICTURE OF BURNING MAN. As with all truly inspirational …

National Parks