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Top DSLR Tips For Beginners

Got your first DLSR? It can be daunting at first, but these tips will help you make the most out of your new photography gear.<p>Don't Use Auto (Much)<p>If …

Start With These Camera Settings To Take Great Fireworks Photos

Fireworks are really fun to photograph, but they can be challenging. To get started on the right foot, DIY Photography offers a few basic settings to …

Get Started with Long Exposure Photography

If you are looking to take more creative photographs in 2015, using slow shutter speeds, or long exposures, can yield some great effects. It's one of …

Is the 4% Rule of Retirement Still Good Advice?

Many retirement experts have advised people to follow the "4% rule" of retirement, which basically says that you should withdraw 4% of the value of your retirement savings in your first retired year, and then adjust this amount annually to keep pace with inflation. As the theory goes, this strategy …

What To Know About Money And Work By 50, 60, 70

Staying on track with your finances and career requires checking in every so often to be sure you’re meeting your goals and anticipating your needs at each life stage. Although you may have been saving for retirement and enjoying success at work for years, there are still some things to learn. You …

Retirement: Is the 4% rule still relevant?

For the last 20 years there has been a steadily consistent rule of thumb by America's financial planners when it comes to retirement — the 4% rule.<p>And what exactly is the 4% rule?<p>In short, it's a guideline that helps retirees determine how much money they should take from their nest egg each year. …

The Biggest Risk You're Taking With Your Retirement Nest Egg

<i>By Vanessa Richardson</i><p>Investors can afford to be aggressive when they're younger. But in their 50s or 60s? That aggressive manner should be mellowing …

Snap Stat: The Big Chill-Out

<b>A pause that refreshes:</b> 68% of those surveyed mention relaxing and recharging as reasons for their career break, according to <b>Work in Retirement: Myths and Motivations</b>, a 2014 study by Merrill Lynch and Age Wave. After taking time off, many find work to be more flexible (80%), fun (53%) and …

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Camera lenses explained: focal length, aperture, stabilisation and more

A lens focuses light onto the sensor of a digital camera and is critical to photography. To help you make an informed choice when buying or mounting …