mmcmiche

213 Added | 8 Magazines | 23 Likes | 5 Following | 6 Followers | @mmcmiche | Keep up with mmcmiche on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “mmcmiche”

One Way to Create Income for Life and a Guaranteed Inheritance for Your Kids

Here's how I helped my client take the RMDs he didn't need and turn them into peace of mind for his children's future.<p>Jim was a retired corporate …

Retirement

10 Best Long-Distance Hiking Trails in the U.S. to Escape Civilization

Long-Distance Wilderness Hikes in the U.S.<p>1. Appalachian Trail, Georgia to Maine<p>One of the oldest long trails in the U.S., the Appalachian Trail is …

Hiking

Don't run out of money in retirement: Here's how much to use per year, and why

<b>Dear Liz:</b> I am confused about "safe withdrawal rates" from retirement accounts. I've read that withdrawing 4% of savings each year is the gold standard that financial planners utilize to ensure that life savings are preserved in retirement.<p>However, if the Standard & Poor's 500 index returns on …

Retirement

10 Great American Hikes That Should Be on Your Bucket List

<b>1. The Continental Divide Trail</b><p>While many wax poetic about the Pacific Crest Trail and the Appalachian Trail (and for good reason), the lesser known …

Hiking

A Trainer Says to Ditch Crunches For These Ab Moves Instead

Of all the core exercise variations out there, crunches definitely dominate in terms of popularity. But are they <i>actually</i> effective for achieving abs, or have we all been wasting our time? Personal trainer Ridge Davis helped us settle the debate once and for all. Spoiler: there are better moves to …

Top 7 Hiking Trails In America’s West – Page 7

7. South Kaibab Trail: Grand Canyon National Park, AZ<p>On the South Kaibab Trail lies the Grand Canyon scenery that is beyond comparison. The majority …

Hiking

Economists Puzzle Over Why Investors Resist Annuities

Stable income strategies can cushion you from market risk and the danger of running out of money. Examples include Social Security, pensions and …

Retirement

Tips and Tricks on Visiting 26 National Parks, Straight From Park Employees

From the best time of the year to visit to the best hidden spots, straight from those who know it best.<p>Each of the National Park Service’s 417 …

National Parks

Work the Whole Core with 17 Effective Ab Exercises

Athletes need a strong core foundation for powerful movements and specific ab exercises are only a small piece of the program. In fact, the best ab …

Workouts

11 Can’t-Miss Hiking Trails in the USA

These remarkable trails will appease both novice and expert hikers.<p>The great outdoors are great for a reason. It was Shakespeare who once said, “One …

Trails

The Best 20 Hikes In America

America is home to some of the most beautiful natural scenery in the world and while we definitely plan to indulge in the hot dogs, fireworks, and …

Hiking

Social Security Wants You to Do These 5 Things to Plan for Retirement

Find out why April is the month to get started.<p>Social Security is a key program that pays benefits to tens of millions of Americans each and every …

Retirement

2 Free Tools That Will Help You Retire Richer

Easy-to-use, online help.<p>Next week is National Retirement Planning Week. Okay, maybe you’re not the kind of person who’ll mark this august occasion …

Retirement

4 Retirement Rules to Live By

You could lose 50% of your savings if you don't follow this rule for retirement account withdrawals.<p>Retirement means no longer dealing with the daily …

Retirement

How to ghost your internet provider with a secret IP address

Two new projects just launched that could hinder internet-service providers’ ability to eavesdrop on their customers, helping internet users protect …

Information Security

40 Ambitious Barbara Corcoran Quotes

Barbara Corcoran is a well recognized author, investor, entrepreneur, and regular shark on the hit show Shark Tank. However, this success comes from …

Entrepreneurship

3 Facts About Social Security Every Retiree Should Know

Find out one way you could lose benefits if you're not careful.<p>Social Security provides income to about 90% of seniors in the U.S., and is the …

Retirement

The safest places in Mexico for travelers

“Is Mexico safe?” It’s a question many American travelers have asked themselves, especially in the wake of a sweeping security alert for Mexico issued by the U.S. State Department in early March 2018. Such travel advisories can be confusing, but this one is pretty clear and even includes a …

Mexico

3.3 Million Americans Have Just 4 Days Left to Escape a 50% IRS Penalty

You might not be one of them, but you could know someone who is.<p>At this time of year, most taxpayers are squarely focused on the annual mid-April …

Retirement

If You Want Stronger Abs, Do This Bodyweight Workout ASAP

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Bodyweight Exercises<p>Abs Workout<p>If You Want Stronger Abs, Do This Bodyweight Workout ASAP<p>Shares<p>Whatever the season, there's no …

Workouts

This man did a 22,000 mile road trip of North America — these are the 25 spots he says you can't miss

National Parks

This Is How Much Money You'll Need to Retire at 50

Before you quit your job, make sure you've saved enough money to live the good life.<p>So, you don’t want to work anymore. Great! A few things:<p>Are you independently wealthy or otherwise born into great fortune? Are you a member of a live/work commune that will accept your labor for shelter and food? …

Retirement

10 San Francisco Bay Area Hikes with Scenic Endings

Chilly weather lies ahead, folks. Now would be the perfect time to prepare for a nice weekend trek wth your favorite autumn attire. After all, that …

Hiking

How Much Can You Save by Moving to a Low-Tax State?

State taxes are worth comparison shopping, but a state with low taxes isn't always a better choice than a state with higher taxes.<p>Thanks to recent …

Retirement

The 8 Best Lower Ab Exercises for That Hard to Tone Spot

Build up your core with these expert-approved moves.<p>You’ve probably heard the saying, “abs are made in the kitchen.” But that's really only partly …

Workouts

The 9 Travel Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew All Along

Already taking a trip or just planning your next one? These tips will help you save time, money and sanity.<p>Travel can be tricky. Did you pay too much …

Travel Deals

10 books you should read if you want to retire rich, according to financial advisers

Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there's no shortage of books that say they'll show you how to handle it. According to Amazon, there are nearly 5,700 on the subject.<p>Sussing out which of those books are going to really help you with retirement planning might sound like a task better …

Retirement

26 hiking trails around the world that should be on your bucket list

Below is a list of breathtaking trails that span all difficulty levels.<p>From Japan's Yoshida Trail to Argentina's Fitz Roy Trek, here are 26 hikes worth traveling for.

Hiking

This Beachbody Trainer Shares a Weightlifting Program For Beginners Looking to Lose Weight

For most women, strength training is the one thing we need to do more of. Cardio definitely has its benefits and it shouldn't be overlooked, but if you're trying to lose weight or just feel stronger in the gym, it's time to pick up those dumbbells and start a weightlifting program.<p>This can feel …

Workouts