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The 'starve and stack' method could help you save $50,000 in 2 years — here's how to implement it in your own life

If you want to change the trajectory of your financial future for the better, 'starve and stack' may be right for you.<p>I've written about what 'starve and stack' is, but in this article I will show you how to execute it.<p>What is 'starve and stack?'<p>'Starve and stack' is centered around the power of …

Retirement

These Free Apps Will Help You Manage Your Money

Some people get in the habit of managing their money as if they were born doing so. Through a combination of Excel spreadsheeting, becoming best …

Nonprofits

7 Simple Reasons to Invest in a Roth IRA or Roth 401(k)

Get the scoop on how tax reform affects retirement account choices and 7 ways a Roth IRA or at work gives you huge tax benefits, access to funds, and …

Retirement

98 guaranteed ways to lose weight

98 guaranteed ways to lose weight<p>While you’ve been trying your best to keep up with your New Year resolutions, losing weight easily yet effectively …

Nutrition

5 books that will help you reach your financial goals

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>If you’ve already forgotten about those New Year’s resolutions, here’s an easy way to check …

Personal Finance

How To Build A Large Roth IRA

The IRS recently streamlined the process for rolling over after tax 401k contributions.<p>Heavy savers can use in service withdrawals to build …

Retirement

7 Things to Know About the Stock Market Plunge

Here's what investors should know following the Dow's historic tumble and the S&P 500's worst day in seven years.<p>History was made on Monday, with the</b> …

Stock Markets

White Concrete Old House / I/O architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Prior to its reconstruction,
this house from the 1020-ties was a romantic ruin surrounded by authentic …

Architecture

10 inspiring TED talks to boost your money goals

<b>TED is a nonprofit organization that formed in 1984 with the goal of spreading ideas in areas of technology, entertainment, and design, and has</b> …

TED Talks

11 Personal Finance Blogs That Will Help You Manage Your Money This Year

Blogs your checking account will approve of.<p>Even though I'm a financial planner, I still pay close attention to the financial advice and opinions of the smartest money experts all over the web. Why? Because no matter how money-savvy you are, there's always something more you can learn.<p>If you're …

Personal Finance

It has been 20 years now — are you taking advantage of a Roth IRA?

Roth Individual Retirement Accounts have been around 20 years now, which is long enough for most Americans to have gotten familiar with them. But a lot of people still don't own one of these accounts or hold relatively small balances, despite their substantial tax benefits.<p>"Not enough people are …

Retirement

10 fun knitting crochet projects to keep you busy this year

Bernat Blanket Tasselled Throw<p>1 / 10<p>If you can't make this blanket in time for this winter, you can work on it during the year to get all warm and …

Yarn

Retirement planning: 18 frequently asked 401(k) questions

Here are some of the most commonly misunderstood things about the most common type of workplace retirement plan.<p>Does your 401(k) seem confusing?<p>Do you have questions about how to invest your contributions, when you can withdraw your money, or how much you should be putting in?<p>You're not alone. …

Retirement

The 5 Best Sneakers for the Gym, the Get-Together and Everywhere in Between

It’s not always an easy task to find a versatile shoe that can transition with you throughout your day and its various activities, but <i>Footwear News</i> …

Shoes

4 Personal Finance Rules You Should Know by Heart

These are four of the most important things you can do to live a financially healthy life.<p>There are tons of personal finance tips, tricks, and rules …

Personal Finance

These Are the Coolest Backpacks Under $60

The essential accessory doesn't have to cost a fortune.<p>Backpacks might be rooted in function—namely, carrying around all of your goods—but they can make a big impact on your style, too. Whether you need it for the gym, for travel, or for lugging your laptop to work, we've got you covered. Here are …

Urban Outfitters

12 months of smart money moves to end 2018 richer

Making small changes each month will leave you much better off.<p>The start of a new year is an optimum time to get your finances in order. While studies have shown that making financial resolutions actually makes a difference in your financial life, it's important to have a plan for concrete …

Personal Finance

Forget Your 401(k): Try This Brilliant Retirement Strategy Used By the Rich

It's easy to get behind in retirement savings. With this plan it's easy to catch up.<p>The truth hurts. Retirement planning is something that most Americans fail at.<p>According to the Economic Policy Institute, for households between the ages of 50 and 55, the average savings balance is just under …

How to create a budget that actually works, in 5 steps

Have you ever taken a look at the year-to-date total on your pay stub and wondered where all the money went? If so, you're not alone.<p>A survey conducted by Gallup showed that two-thirds of Americans do not use a budget. Unfortunately, failing to track our income and expenses in a meaningful way can …

Personal Finance

Any patient investor can turn $5,000 a year into nearly $1 million, says billionaire Ron Baron

It's wrong for people to think that they have to be wealthy to get rich investing in the stock market, famed buy-and-hold investor Ron Baron told …

Warren Buffett

11 women who showed us numbers mean nothing when it comes to body confidence

We measure most things by numbers: our height, our age, and even the success of our career where our salaries are concerned. But there's one thing we probably shouldn't use figures for: to determine how confident we feel within our own bodies. It's incredibly easy to set number-based targets when …

Fitness

44 Home Products On Amazon Our Readers Loved In 2017

Your home will thank ya!<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b><p><i>Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

This Is the Age When Most People Become Millionaires

You may be closer than you think.<p>Some people spend their whole lives working toward a seven-figure savings.<p>But it’s undoubtedly easier to reach …

Why You Shouldn't Buy a Car in Cash

Just because you have the money on hand to avoid taking out a loan, doesn't always mean it makes sense to do so.<p>A few weeks ago, two friends told me …

I'm 29 and Manage $100 Million — Here Are the 7 Best Pieces of Advice I Can Give You About Investing

No. 6: Do not fall in love with your investments.<p>At 29 years old, I manage $100 million in assets.<p>Some may think I’m on the young side to be managing …

15 Retirement Stats That Will Blow You Away

Many of these facts and figures will surprise you -- and not understanding some of them can endanger your future financial security.<p>Do you have any …

Here's the High-Tech Trick the Cast Of "Star Wars" Used To Get In Shape Fast

It may look weird, but it's basically magic<p>It takes a lot of strength to fight the dark side. That’s why when the Jedis—we mean stars—of <i>The Last Jedi</i> had to get in tip-top shape to battle the First Order, they relied on every single trick of the trade. And that includes some high-tech gadgets like …

How should I invest my retirement savings for safety and income?

<i>I plan on retiring within the next year or so with about $250,000 in my retirement accounts. How do I invest that money for monthly income without</i> …

Forget Coffee: This Quick Yoga Sequence Will Give You a Boost of Midday Energy

It's just after lunch and you're starting to feel tired. Rather than reaching for yet another serving of caffeine, consider taking a break and …

How to live like a local in Seoul

Lonely Planet Local Hahna Yoon was born in Seoul, lived in New York for 17 years and came back to South Korea eight years ago. She believes that Seoul is undoubtedly one of the best cities in Asia to explore, eat and drink.<p>Hahna recommends going beyond Seoul's major tourist destinations and …