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Your credit score: How it's calculated

A credit score is typically a three-digit number based on information in your credit report that measures your risk level to lenders. It’s usually …

How To Retire At 63 With Only Half A Million

Seeking Alpha helps investors and retirees facing current issues.<p>Today, I will be using hypothetical situations many readers may face.<p>Dividend …

Investing

Everything You Need to Know About Getting Rich From Exchange Traded Funds

Yes, exchange traded funds can make you rich.<p>You probably have exposure to these funds in your 401(k), but if you're looking to access this money …

You Have 10 Years Left To Retire, How To Plan

You plan to retire in 10 years, we go into the details of how and what to plan.<p>We use a hypothetical couple - John and Lisa - to demonstrate …

Retirement

20% Annualized Returns From Big Dog's 20 Dividend Stocks

Big Dog is making the rallying S&P 500 look bad.<p>Nike and Disney decided to jump off a cliff according to the market.<p>Target is on the rebound along …

3 Stocks for Future Millionaires

Ambarella, Gilead Sciences, and American Tower look like they possess the traits for long-term returns.<p>If you have a desire to be a millionaire …

A fully illustrated beginner's guide to handloading

The art of handloading doesn’t need a reason. It only needs desire…<p>Traditionally, hunters and firearms enthusiasts take up the craft of handloading …

These rapidly growing companies’ shares may rise as much as 74% in the next year

Some investors and analysts say the U.S. stock market rally has exhausted itself.<p>But among large-cap companies generating sales at a fast clip, many …

Japan

North Korea missile passes re-entry test in breakthrough for nuclear programme

The ballistic missile launched by North Korea on May 14 successfully re-entered the Earth's atmosphere, according to analysts, a significant breakthrough for Pyongyang's missile programme.<p>Defence officials in South Korea and the US have confirmed that the launch of the liquid- fuel Hwasong-12 was a …

North Korea

7 Survival Skills You Should Know

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.The seven survival skills mentioned below are the most basic ones that you should be mastering …

Crucial

How to Build Your Own Starter House in Just 5 Steps — for $25,000

<b>How to Build Your Own Starter House in Just 5 Steps — for $25,000</b><p>Wanna ditch the mortgage and live in a modular, open source, ecological house? …

50 Survival Items You Forgot To Buy

This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I'll earn a small fee at no extra cost to you.*<p>If you’re reading this, you probably …

Product Safety Information | Smith & Wesson

<b>SAFETY IS YOUR NUMBER ONE RESPONSIBILITY!</b><p>At home, in the field, at the range, or anywhere, the first concern of every firearm owner should be safety. …

Self Defense

Vegetable planting guide: what to plant in September

Windowbox or balcony planter<p><b>Sow</b>: Salad leaf mixtures as cut-and-come-again and peas in pots for leafy shoots.<p>Patio pots and containers<p><b>Plant</b>: Plug plants of oriental greens such as komatsuna, mibuna, mizuna, pak choi F1 'Red’ and kalibroc F1 'Atlantis’ and cut-and-come-again autumn salad plug plants.<p>…

Gardening

How to Live Off the Grid: A Beginner's Guide

Some people embrace modern-day technology. Others dream of a simpler life -- <i>much</i> simpler. If you're in the latter group, you've probably wondered how to live off the grid, so to speak.<p>But just how do you do that? And what exactly is the "grid," anyway?<p>Originally, the grid referred to the United …

Clean Energy

How to Tie the Best Knots for Camping and Survival

Knot making, as easy and simple as it may seem, is an essential survival skill. It’s surprising how something that you learned early in life could …

Travel

Cash exodus from these money market funds

Companies and retirement funds, much like regular folks, have long treated money market funds like savings accounts, using them to stash cash.<p>But an impending October rule change by the Securities and Exchange Commission — a reform that stems from the 2008 financial crisis — is spurring a mass …

CNN

3 Thing To Consider When Crossing State Borders With A Gun - USA Carry

Long road trips have become a staple of vacation time. Getting the see the broad array of landscapes, people, and places that this great country has …

Road Trips

GOLDMAN: Hedge funds are betting billions that these 19 stocks are going to get demolished

One of the easiest ways to make waves is to announce a huge bet against a giant company.<p>In Goldman Sachs' quarterly Hedge Fund Trend Monitor, the analysts round up the biggest splashes the hedge fund industry is making right now.<p>The "Very Important Short List" compiles the largest aggregate short …

Investing

AP EXPLAINS: Why Kashmir has been torn by decadeslong strife

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — When news spread in early July that Indian troops had killed a charismatic commander of Indian-controlled Kashmir's biggest rebel group, the public response was spontaneous and immense. Tens of thousands of angry youths poured out of their homes in towns and villages across …

SHTF Plan: Preparing for a Power Outage

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.The number one thing I prepare for is a POWER OUTAGE when SHTF. Every SHTF series of events, …

Solar Power

10 Tips Everyone Should Know Before Carrying Concealed

With more and more states (fourteen, per Wikipedia – not counting Puerto Rico) giving the green light to some form of “Constitutional Carry” – that …

The More You Know: Thread Pattern Basics

That sharp, corkscrew section on the end of your barrel is called the ‘threads’. And it is completely ok to admit that is where your level of …

Sewing

10 best investing apps (and sites)

Free trades. That's what the Robinhood app offers. No wonder over a million people have used it to buy and sell stocks.<p>The idea of free trades was revolutionary when Robinhood launched in March 2015. Most brokerages charge $7.99 or more to purchase or unload a stock like Apple (AAPL), Facebook (FB) …

CNN

TSA explains the right way to legally fly with a gun

A record number of guns were confiscated at TSA checkpoints last year.<p>Despite this, the TSA is actually very accommodating to gun owners who want to fly with their weapon. Yes, you can legally take your gun with you when you fly, but only if you follow the proper procedures.<p>What are the proper …

Guns

Times Have Changed: Why You Might Actually Want to Try a 7.5″ 5.56 AR-15 Build

By onJune 12, 2015 in Guns<p>I have been shooting AR-15s for years now and apart from the mild cool factor, I have never really considered owning an …

Shooting Sports

7 Reasons Why Owning An AR-15 Pistol Is Totally Worth It | AR-15 Nerd

<b>UPDATE 12/13/2016:</b> After receiving a ton of requests, I updated this article to include a few choice parts from each AR-15 pistol pictured. That way …

Guns