Michael Hawkins

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A Data Nerd’s Guide To Winning Texas Hold ‘Em

Know when to hold ’em, and know when to fold ’em.<p>Do you suck at the mental math of Texas Hold ‘Em? Here’s an interactive cheat sheet that you might want to play around with before your next game. Chris Beaumont, a former software engineer at Harvard’s Center for Astrophysics, has put together a …

The Mistakes That Individual Investors Make

Individual investors get lower returns than they should. According to a recent study by Jason Hsu of Research Affiliates and coauthors, even though the compound return on the S&P 500 was 8.97% per year from 1991-2013, the average stock mutual fund investor earned only 6.87%, a full 210 basis points …

Investing

How Much Money Do You Need for Retirement?

How much money should you aim to have saved in order to retire worry-free? Here are three tips to help you figure out the answer.<p>One important aspect …

How To Become A 401(k) Millionaire In Four Easy Steps

If it weren’t for the tripwires of human behavior, becoming a millionaire would be a pretty easy path to follow.<p>It’s mostly math and good habits.<p>So when I came across this piece on nowitcounts.com, a Web site for investors over 50, I saw a clear message: If you save consistently, the miracle of …

Retirement

The best iPad apps of 2014

1. Pixelmator<p>If you want more from a photo-editing app than simple filters and cropping, Pixelmator is just the thing: a powerful yet easy-to-use image-editing app with more retouching tools than you can shake a (paintbrush) stick at, tapping Apple’s iCloud service to run across devices.<p>2. Auxy: …

The First 21 Apps To Download For Your New iPhone 6

Every iPhone 6 comes with Apple's new iOS 8 mobile operating system pre-installed, which is capable of some great features like app extensions, widgets, and better-than-ever graphics.<p>We've collected the best apps to get your iPhone 6 ready for action.

20 New Free Fonts For Designers

Beautiful <b>free fonts</b> for your web and graphic designers and design projects. All new fonts are perfect for Headlines, Headings and print design. Free …

Typography

The Best Credit Cards, Bank Accounts, and Retirement Accounts for Service Members and Veterans

While most financial products geared toward soldiers and veterans are marketing gimmicks, a few stand-out options exist.<p>Though many financial …

How to Keep Bad Advice From Draining Your Retirement Savings

Trusting your IRA rollover to an adviser peddling misleading or just plain awful recommendations can leave you with shattered dreams. Learn how to …