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Here’s How Much It Will Cost You to Live to 100

Actor Kirk Douglas, of “Champion” and “Lust for Life” fame, recently turned 100 years old. If you’re likely to surpass the average American’s life …

Retirement

8 Best Money-Saving Tips from Self-Made Millionaires

Saving money can be the difference between stressing to dress and dressing to impress. It can help you retire younger to see more of the world …

Personal Finance

Never, Ever Trust A Manager Who Does These 10 Things

Dear Liz,<p>I’m new in my job. My supervisor “Sam” is nice to me, but I’m not sure I trust him.<p>He likes talking with me. He tells me things he should not tell me, about his boss and even the other employees in our department.<p>Sam told me that one woman in our department is struggling in her personal …

Employment

Most Dog Owners Don’t Follow Car Safety Tips for Their Pets, Study Finds

Considering how many dog lovers there are in the world, it's not surprising to see pups riding with their humans in cars — but it <i>is</i> shocking that …

Pets

The Homeowner's Protection Act Prevents You From Paying PMI for Life

What Is the Homeowner's Protection Act?<p>Your Right to Cancel PMI<p>Updated April 10, 2018<p>Private mortgage insurance (PMI) protects lenders when borrowers …

Personal Finance

How Meditation Reduces Stress (Plus 6 Tips for Absolute Beginners)

Yoga Medicine®<i>teacher Diane Malaspina explains the research-backed benefits of meditation and provides simple suggestions for getting started.</i><p>If you …

Mindfulness

This Is the Snack Halle Berry's Trainer Recommends Eating Before Every Workout

Finding the perfect pre/post-workout snack is similar to the story of <b>Goldilocks and the Three Bears</b>. It's always too much food, too little, too …

Nutrition

Worried about outliving your retirement savings? There’s insurance for that

The majority of Canadians in or approaching retirement are worried about outliving their savings. And yet, many fail to prepare for the one thing …

Retirement

4 Budgeting Apps That Stop You From Bleeding Money

Spot trends faster, make smarter decisions more often, and keep more of your money.<p>For me, it’s all about the pie chart. There are all sorts of …

Personal Finance

5 Houseplants You Can’t Kill

Bring the outdoors indoors to reduce stress, boost your mood, and improve productivity<p><i>"My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them." —Mitch Hedberg</i><p>Let’s face it: keeping houseplants alive (real or, in Mitch Hedberg's case, fake) isn’t always easy. After your second or third plant …

Plants

3 Dividend Stocks That Pay You More Than IBM Does

Big Blue's dividend yield looks attractive after a recent decline. But these three companies will pay you even more.<p>Shares of <b>IBM</b> (NYSE:IBM) fell more …

Investing

How PTSD Survivors Can Cope With Shame and Similar Emotions

Following exposure to a traumatic event, people may experience a variety of emotions, including shame. When a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress …

Mindfulness

The 6 Skills You Need to Be Financially Successful

While creating a budget is important, you need more than proficiency in math to manage your money successfully. You also need a handful of other …

Personal Finance

6 Cozy Home Decor Ideas That Are Perfect for an Introvert

It's no secret that our home decor choices are a direct reflection of our personalities. If you're vivacious and outgoing, chances are good that you …

Home Decorating

Weekend Recipe: Peanut Butter Protein Balls That'll Help Fuel Your Workouts

These delicious protein balls take about five minutes to make and are the perfect portable breakfast or healthy snack on the run. I often make a …

Breakfast

7 Hard Lessons You Need to Learn If You Want a Happy, Successful Life

The best way to enforce happy relationships is to exercise your willingness to walk away from them<p><i>What is it that nobody tells you about adult life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

Self-improvement

Here's How Much the Average Couple Will Spend on Health Care Costs in Retirement

Fidelity has released their annual report.<p>The average couple retiring today at age 65 will need $280,000 to cover health care and medical costs in …

Retirement

Calling All Rookies: 2 Trainers Lay Out a Beginner Strength-Training Plan For Weight Loss

Let's get the obvious out of the way and say that even the thought of strength training is intimidating if you've never picked up a pair of weights before. We've all been there — yep, even your favorite trainers and celebrities who are fit AF have been in the same exact position as you. So we …

Exercise

Why Every Dog Owner Should Have Coconut Oil In Their Pantry

Unless you’re crawling out from under a rock today, you’ve heard a lot about the healing properties and health benefits of coconut oil. But did you …

Coconut

Teach Your Dog to High Five in a Few Easy Steps

Next time your dog does something great, celebrate with a high five! It’s easy and fun to teach your canine companion this cute trick.<p>Choose a quiet, …

Dogs

Top 10 essential Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil attracted a bad reputation years ago because it was sold as a refined and hydrogenated oil. This type of processed oil contains trans-fat …

Coconut

How to Make Spring Vegetable Carbonara - Best Spring Vegetable Carbonara Recipe

Raymond Horn<p>Keep it light on pasta night with <i>Top Chef</i> judge Gail Simmons' 30-minute recipe. “We usually have eggs, noodles, and Parmesan in my house, …

Cooking

Health care could cost couples $280,000 in retirement

Saving for retirement can feel like trying to hit a moving target.<p>The amount you'll need depends on so many unknowns. But an estimate on health care costs — which could be your biggest expense — can help you plan.<p>Couples retiring this year will need $280,000 to cover health care and medical …

Retirement

What is the difference between a P&L statement and a balance sheet? | Investopedia

A:<p>Two of the most important financial statements in financial accounting, the balance sheet and income statement (also called the profit and loss …

The 6 Dumb investing mistakes advisors make in a client’s portfolio

We are not saying that you are dumb because you make mistakes. Making mistakes is not something strange. It’s quite common, it’s human. As per the …

Investing

Retirement Rumors to Ignore If You Actually Want to Retire

As a financial planner who has been around for a while, I’ve overheard plenty of wild claims about retirement and money.<p>If I had a dollar for every …

Retirement

How to Become Financially Independent and Retire Early in 10 Easy Steps

'Your Money or Your Life' author Vicki Robin has the blueprint.<p>Most Americans haven’t saved enough to retire at the traditional age of 65. If you …

Personal Finance

Top 10 Basic Retirement Checklist To Follow At Any Age

I’ve heard horror stories of this happening and the most common culprit is lack of planning.<p>Planning your retirement is something you do not want to …

Retirement

How to finally pay off your mortgage

Nearly 90 percent of all homeowners have 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages, according to Freddie Mac. It makes sense why - a home is the single largest …

Personal Finance

Five tax traps to avoid in retirement

Are you one of the hundreds of thousands of people planning to retire across the UK this year? If so you will need to get your affairs in order to …

Finance