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What is 'the 16:8 diet' and can it actually help you to safely lose weight?

Buh-bye, night cheese.<p><i>The 16:8 diet, a type of intermittent fasting, might help with modest weight loss, according to new research.</i>• <i><br>On the 16:8 diet, you're supposed to fast for 16 hours a day, then eat whatever you want for the remaining eight hours.</i>• <i><br>Researchers also found that the diet helped lower</i> …

Nutrition

How I Paid Off My $40,000 Student Loans in 2 Years (and 6 Days)

This man paid off his student loans in the blink of an eye.<p>To many people, paying off student loans is a distant dream but I’m living proof that a …

Personal Finance

What It's Actually Like To Intermittent Fast, According To 10 Real Women

The popularity of intermittent fasting has soared over the past year, with doctors and laypeople alike lauding the diet’s ability to stabilize blood …

Holistic Medicine

A Week In Daejeon, South Korea, On A $25,000 Salary

<i>Welcome to</i> Money Diaries<i>, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they</i> …

Personal Finance

The ultimate Californian road trip: where to go, what to see

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p>Vogue contributor and Moda Operandi communications director Hayley Bloomingdale, a California native, shares her top tips - where to …

California

Should You Spend or Invest Your HSA Funds?

Understand the many benefits of using a health savings account (HSA) and whether it’s better to spend your balance on medical costs or keep it …

Retirement

Don’t Die In The Woods – The World’s Toughest Ultralight Survival Tent

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Camping<br>• Gear<br>• Survival<p>Don’t Die In The Woods claim that this is the “World’s Toughest Ultralight Survival Tent”, …

Backpacking

Horchata

192<p>816<p>By noon yesterday, the temperature in my apartment was nearly 100ºF (38ºC) and with the sun bearing down full force on the entire city, and so …

Recipes

A Week In Melbourne, Australia, On A $56,084 Salary

<i>Welcome to</i> Money Diaries<i>, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they</i> …

Personal Finance

Reality check: Here’s what the average retiree spends every month

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>The gray-haired couple sipping champagne on a beach at sunset. Grandpa teaching the grandkids …

Retirement

Want to Retire Abroad? These Are the 30 Sunniest Countries

People move to a new country for many different reasons: the search for a better quality of life is often one of the biggest, according to a survey …

Costa Rica

The Average Net Worth For A 50 Year Old In America

<b>The short answer is:</b> the average net worth of the average 50 year old is around $150,000. But the <i>above average</i> 50 year old has around $1,250,000. …

Retirement

Restaurant Style Beef and Broccoli Recipe

"This is my go-to recipe when I want Chinese food without having to go out. Very easy and delicious. Substituting chicken for the beef works great …

Soysauce

The 15 Best No-Cook Potluck Dishes (No Stove/Oven Required)

I have two rules whenever I'm making something for summer potlucks: Any recipe I choose must make plenty to feed the whole crowd, and it should come …

Cooking

A Brief Guide to Roux

You can rue the day, you can rue every single life decision you've ever made, but please, don't rue your roux. Making this simple starch-and-fat mixture shouldn't lead to frustration and regret, especially if you understand the key details that go into preparing a good one and using it right. So, …

Time I

How Jared Kushner Is Dismantling a Family Empire

The somewhat allegorical tragedy about what happens when a small-town New Jersey scion tries to redeem his father’s reputation in a decade—and may set his family back generations as a result.<p>(1)<p>There’s a primal scene. It takes place in neither green Eden, where the snake spoke sweetly, nor the …

20 Must-Buy Trader Joe’s Products For Quicker Dinners

We’re all for cooking wholesome meals from scratch, but sometimes you just don’t have the time or energy to whip up an entire meal — and that’s ok! …

Why I'm not rushing to pay off my $100,000 mortgage

At 26 I bought a little condo. I was going to live there for five years — or something like that.<p>That's what most people do. They buy a "starter home" before upgrading to vaulted ceilings, walk-in closets, and double vanities. Why clean one sink when you can clean two?<p>At some point I decided more …

25 Stir-Fry Recipes to Rock Out With Your Wok Out

Every cook has <i>that</i> piece of cookware—the one they keep coming back to day after day. That could be a stainless steel sauté pan, a cast iron skillet, or an enameled cast iron Dutch oven, but for me it's unquestionably my wok. I've been using the same cheap carbon steel wok for years, and it's one of …

A Week In Jacksonville, FL, On A Joint $158,000 Salary

<i>Welcome to</i> Money Diaries<i>, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they</i> …

Lighter Peanut Sauce

Just like the classic version but better for you because it swaps out regular peanut butter for the powdered kind. The tangy, umami-packed sauce makes a delicious, more nutritious dip for our Chicken Satay Skewers and would also be wonderful with crudites.

A Week In Silicon Valley, CA, On A Joint $270,000 Salary

<i>Welcome to</i> Money Diaries<i>, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they</i> …

Maple Persimmon Upside Down Cake | Community Pick | Food52

Here's how a young couple paid off $162,000 of debt in 3 years — and paid for their wedding at the same time

Earlier this month, Heron Abegaze (29) and Elijah Bankole (30), put a new spin on "couple goals" after Abegaze's Instagram post about paying off their debt went viral. After three years of saving like it's an Olympic sport, the Twin Cities duo wiped out nearly $162,000 of credit card debt, car …

The Most Troubling Part of Stormy Daniels’ ‘60 Minutes’ Interview

And why no one is talking about it.<p>A lot of men on Twitter have been reducing the Stormy Daniels story to sex. It’s a disturbing but utterly …

A Week In New York City On A $68,000 Salary

<i>Welcome to</i> Money Diaries<i>, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they</i> …

Better Than Takeout: Four Chinese Food Recipes to Make at Home

For many of us, Christmas Eve (and/or Christmas itself) wouldn’t be the same without Chinese food. But in place of the MSG-laden, refined …

How to Set Up a Backdoor Roth IRA

You may think a high income will shut you out of Roth IRA eligibility, but there’s another way in: a backdoor Roth IRA. And it can save you thousands …

Retirement

Fresh Asparagus Patties - Food Wishes

You could get an extra $1,000 back in your tax refund with this little-known tax credit

Believe it or not, the government will pay you to save.<p>I'm serious. Check this out.<p>It's called the Saver's Credit, and it's one of the most valuable tax credits available. But sadly it's one of the most overlooked.<p>If you're a low- or middle-income worker, you can take this tax credit if you …