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The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Income Inequality

This 400 Square Foot 'Tiny House' is My Dream Home

Here at Apartment Therapy, we write about tiny houses a whole lot. Sometimes, I find myself wondering if we've reached peak tiny house. Are these …

Living Rooms

Top 10 Moneymaking Apps You Need to Download Now

These moneymaking apps won't make you rich but can earn you some respectable extra pocket money with little effort.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Apps that can make you money? It sounds too good to be true, but moneymaking apps do actually exist. While these apps won’t …

Apps

Retirement Daily: How to Pay For Health Care Expenses In Retirement (LISTEN)

Robert Powell, editor of Retirement Daily, sat down with Carolyn McClanahan, founder of Life Planning Partners to talk about how much you really have …

Retirement

401(k) plans: 3 steps to avoiding running out of retirement money

Retirement investors’ most common risk is much more devastating than potential trade wars or crashing markets. It’s trying to be too safe, generating inadequate long-term returns, and then running out of money late in life. Too much cash now causes aged poverty later.<p>We all get blitzed by …

Retirement

Choose Courage, Get Uncomfortable

“Turtles are slow.”<p>I was staring at the sentence in fear. I tried to read it out loud but just couldn’t get the first word out. Sweat started forming …

Hung Up

The Best Checklists | Real Simple

It can be difficult to remember what items you can and can’t bring onto airplanes. Make packing for your flight a breeze by following this guide …

Regulation

8 ‘Made by Apple’ Apps Creative People Should Download Today

Apple has always focused on intersection of technology and the liberal arts. Creativity and music run deep in their DNA. One of the ways Apple helps …

The demise of the nation state

What is happening to national politics? Every day in the US, events further exceed the imaginations of absurdist novelists and comedians; politics in the UK still shows few signs of recovery after the “national nervous breakdown” of Brexit. France “narrowly escaped a heart attack” in last year’s …

Political Science

The Definitive Guide To Every Type Of Tie Knot

A complete guide on how to tie a tie. From the Full Windsor and Four-in-Hand to the Granchester and Bow Tie, mastering these 8 popular tie knots will …

Men's Fashion

Social Security Online Has Benefit Estimator - Here's Their Downside

Downside of Social Security (SSA) Online Benefit Estimator<p>SSA.gov's calculators provide estimates that may lead to poor choices<p>Updated August 20, 2017<p>…

Retirement

Here’s how to pull off a tiny tax rate when you earn $100,000 in retirement

“In this world,” Ben Franklin famously once wrote, “nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” But I would also argue that neither …

Retirement

The Perfect Man Who Wasn’t

For years he used fake identities to charm women out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Then his victims banded together to take him down.<p>By the spring of 2016, Missi Brandt had emerged from a rough few years with a new sense of solidity. At 45, she was three years sober and on the leeward side …

Crime

Get richer in 2018 with these 3 credit power moves

Are you getting the most out of your credit card — or your credit history? First and foremost, you want to protect your downside. For all their …

What America is getting wrong about three important words in the Second Amendment

On Wednesday night, CNN hosted a town hall about gun violence with members of the community of Parkland, Florida, which only a week earlier had experienced a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Seventeen students and teachers lost their lives.<p>The town hall was remarkable in many …

Guns

The Fifth ETF To Buy For Your Core Portfolio

Creating a core portfolio of ETFs is a quick and simple way to manage your investments, and it provides a higher expected return for a given level of …

A $27 box is all it takes to keep your DVR after you’ve cut the cord

The first thing you did after you cut the cord was buy a good HDTV antenna so you could keep watching live network TV in 1080p HD for free. Well, the …

The Most Important Social Security Chart You'll Ever See

How you can make your benefit checks up to 30% smaller or up to 32% bigger.<p>Social Security is such a vital program that most elderly beneficiaries …

The 13 Best Spots to Buy Affordable Home Decor Online

When we’re shopping for furniture, we consult our 18 Favorite Spots to Buy Furniture Online, but when we’re looking for all of the decorative touches …

This One Chart Can Help You Retire Richer

Here are its key takeaways.<p>We’re all familiar with the caveat that past results are no guarantee of future performance. While that’s true, …

How to calculate how many calories you genuinely need (you might be pleasantly surprised!)

Go onto fitness Instagram and you’re bombarded by influencers telling you how much better their gains are now they’re eating more.<p>They look …

iPad Diaries: ‘Type to Siri’ as a Smart Command Line

<i>iPad Diaries is a regular series about using the iPad as a primary computer. You can find more installments here and subscribe to the dedicated RSS feed.</i><p>A couple of weeks ago, I shared a series of pictures on Twitter showing how I had been using iOS 11's Type to Siri feature on my iPad Pro, which …

Tech Trends

Use this checklist if you’re doing your taxes yourself

<b>If you’re planning to file your own tax returns this year, you’re in good company. Approximately 33% of Americans file their own taxes each year.</b><p>As …

Using Excel for Project Management

Project Managers working on small to midsize projects can use Microsoft Excel to visualize, plan and track their projects. This may be a simple …

A Spiced, Roasted Broccoli That Will Be Your New Favorite Side Dish

Serves 3-4 as a side dish<p>We all know that roasting your favorite vegetables helps boost flavor, but when you add the richness of The Spice Hunter Garam Marsala with garlic, chilies, and broccoli you’ll create an umami-laden side dish that’s meant to be savored. Finish off with a garnish of chopped …

Broccoli

3 Easy Ways to Build a Killer Investment Portfolio

Follow these examples.<p>MONEY has just released its expanded 2018 list of the 50 best mutual funds and 50 best ETFs to own.<p>What makes these funds great …

A Simple Guide to Make Credit Card Rewards Work Harder for You

Here's how to pick the cards that will do you the most good.<p>Many people get in trouble using credit cards because they have a hard time controlling …

Want to Work From Home? Here's the Best Advice From 3,000 People Who Are Doing It Right | Inc.com

Roughly 43 percent of Americans work from home at least some of the time; a fifth of us work from home primarily. Despite some companies recalling employees to the office, the overall trend is rising, in part because science shows people are more productive and happier when they work from …

Home Offices

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

How to quit bad habits without willpower: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Got any serious bad habits? The extra-strength ones with the FDA warning. The kind you really beat yourself up about — but still engage in all the …

Self-help