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Choose These Mutual Funds If They Are Available In Your 401(k) Plan

One of the most important financial decisions you are ever going to make is how to invest your 401(k). However, the information you are provided to make this decision is written more to meet regulatory requirements than anything else. Here is how can you find the best mutual funds from your plan’s …

Investing

These headphones are coming to put a beatdown on Beats

Despite emerging as a startup only a few short years ago, adaptive audio manufacturer Even says it’s ready to take on the likes of industry titans – …

5 Best Headphones Under $200 Of 2018

We buy our own products and put them under the same testing methodology so that you can easily compare them. Unlike most websites, we do not get our products directly from the manufacturers, which means our units aren’t handpicked and actually represent what you would buy yourself. We spend a lot …

How To Create A Brilliant, Creative Résumé That Distinguishes You From Peers

A memorable résumé isn’t only about presentation, but also about what’s included inside its contents.<br>In this helpful career advice piece from …

The 10 Best Shampoos for Thinning Hair

Add some extra thickness where you need it most.<p>Suddenly seeing a new patch of sparse hairs where there used to be many is never fun. Luckily, there are a few key ways to keep your hair looking full. And it all starts with a shampoo that promotes volume and thickness. Here are 10 of the best to get …

Saving Money: How to cut the cost of home insurance

At this time of year damage from snow, ice, wind, rain and freezing weather can make a good home insurance policy worth its weight in gold.<p>Anyone …

Deal: Get $200 off a Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus by trading in any working smartphone

Here’s a nice deal to brighten up your weekend.<p>Samsung is currently offering $200 off a new 64GB Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus device when you trade in any working smartphone. Got an old device sitting around that you haven’t used in years? Looking to update that phone you’ve been rocking much longer …

Phones

The Best Home Security Cameras of 2018

This definitive guide to the best home security cameras of 2018 explores everything you need to know before buying a home security camera, including …

Home Security

College Baseball Rankings, Scouting Reports And Analysis

10 of the best things you can do with the Amazon Echo

If you're considering buying an Alexa device (including the new Echo Show or Echo Look) or got Amazon Echo ($70 at Amazon.com) as a gift, there's a lot to learn. There's <i>a lot</i> Alexa can do, but here are the 10 best tips and tricks to get you started.<p><b>1. Make phone calls (basically, landline</i> …

Smart Homes

Alexa can control your TV with a Logitech Harmony. Here's how

I don't need the remote control. When I want to turn on the TV, pause a movie or change the volume, I can just say the magic words aloud.<p>It wasn't particularly easy to set up, and it didn't come free -- you'll need patience and one of a specific set of pricey Logitech Harmony universal remote …

How to eliminate salt residue on concrete planters

By Jeanne Huber<p><i>Q: The concrete planters in the arcade of our 80-unit condo building were piped for irrigation last spring. A fuzzy film is appearing on the outside, seemingly the result of water pushing some elements of the concrete to the outside. There is also a stain on the brick below the</i> …

Home Improvement

The best animated movies on Netflix

Animated films often offer a bit of escapism, roping us into fantastical candy-colored worlds and investing us in the lives of scrappy heroes and …

10 Terrific Apps and Websites for Making and DIY

Even with so much technology at our fingertips, the instinct to build stuff with our hands hasn't disappeared. Instead, it's taken on a new form. …

Apps

Podcast: Developing Your Social Skills | The Art of Manliness

A few months ago, I did a podcast with Frances Cole Jones, author of <i>How to Wow.</i> It was all about how to put your best foot forward in any social or …

The Seven Best Things You Can Do With an Amazon Echo

The Amazon Echo offers our first serious glimpse into the future of an intelligent home. It’s not perfect, but whether you’re you’re thinking of …

Smart Homes

20 Space-Saving Fold-Down Desks

<b>Fold-down desks</b> are perfect for compact spaces. Not only do they maximize square footage by neatly folding away when the room is needed for other …

5 Space-Saving Decor Tips From an L.A. Interior Designer

You may be missing out on usable space in unexpected places<p>Small-space dwellers and tiny home lovers: You know Curbed has your back. We, too, think there's something to be said for living compactly (by necessity or by choice). If that sounds like you, we're here to bring you tips for how to get the …

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Time to Start Buying Cheap Stocks

<i>Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener.</i><p>Let the bad times roll, Jim Cramer told his <i>Mad</i> …