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Nearly 1.7 Million Older Americans Will Never Receive a Social Security Benefit -- Here's Why

There are four categories of aged Americans who miss out on America's most important social program.<p>For tens of millions of Americans, Social …

Retirement

Give your bones a workout, public told

<b>Too many of us are neglecting to do exercises for strong muscles and bones, says Public Health England (PHE).</b><p>It's launched a new report giving advice on how people can age better by doing the right workouts.<p>While the message about doing aerobic exercise for a healthy heart and lungs is getting …

Paint Your House This Color and It Could Sell for Almost $5,000 More

Originally published by Real Simple<p>It’s true that it’s a seller’s market out there, especially with reports that this year is one of the most …

Why your home is a worse investment than you think

<i>Corrections & Clarifications: An earlier version of this column about homes as investments left out data and used the wrong time frame in the example given. Because of those errors, the annual return on that home investment appeared smaller than it would have been</i>.<p>Are you as foolishly lavish as me? …

Real Estate

26 "As Seen On TV" Products That Actually Work

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You are probably not getting enough sleep, and it is killing you

Rocker Warren Zevon is often credited with coining the mantra that's been embraced by everyone from partying college kids to early-morning exercise evangelists: "You can sleep when you're dead."<p>Or as Bon Jovi put it, "G <i>onna live while I'm alive, I'll sleep when I'm dead.</i>"<p>It's an intoxicating …

World Health Organization

Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'

The National Sleep Foundation recommends an average of eight hours of sleep per night for adults, but sleep scientist Matthew Walker says that too many people are falling short of the mark.<p>"Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain," Walker …

University of California

10 Ways Your Body Is Telling You You’re Running Low on Key Vitamins

Your body gives you a lot of information, including what’s going on inside that you may not be able to see. The key is to pay attention to …

Nutrition

Health care will cost couples $275,000 in retirement

If you need a kick to start saving more for retirement, here's a statistic that should light a fire under you.<p>A couple retiring this year will need an estimated $275,000 to cover health care costs in retirement, according to Fidelity. That's a 6% increase over last year.<p>Of course, it's a ballpark …

Retirement

Carl Icahn's Failed Raid on Washington

Was President Trump’s richest adviser focussed on helping the country—or his own bottom line?<p>One day in August, 2016, the financier Carl Icahn made an urgent phone call to the Environmental Protection Agency. Icahn is one of the richest men on Wall Street, and he has thrived, in no small measure, …

Donald Trump

I used to be homeless, and years later I've realized what too many people misunderstand about wealth

<b>• The key is to live simply — by choice — and build up your savings to avoid financial uncertainty and circumstances out of your control.</b><p><b>• Experiencing the good and bad in life is valuable, and the bad can help you grow.</b><p>When I was a child, I was homeless for several years.<p>While most kids my age …

Personal Finance

10 books that’ll help you achieve more success in life

If you’re looking for that edge, that secret to success, the answers might already be available to you.<p>While you may think these tips are closely …

I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth — here are my 10 best tips to build wealth

We all have money tips coming out our ears. Do this. Don't do that. Do this <i>or</i> that. And on and on… The advice seems endless. So much so that if you try to follow them all you'd end up with no time to actually live your life.<p>At the same time, all money tips are not created equal. While many are …

Personal Finance

Your Brain Doesn't Contain Memories. It Is Memories

Recall your favorite memory: the big game you won; the moment you first saw your child's face; the day you realized you had fallen in love. It's not …

The best free and paid Android app development courses

If you’ve been thinking of becoming an Android developer, now is the time to jump in.<p>Android is by far the most popular smartphone operating system and it gives developers a huge amount of flexibility in terms of what they can do.<p>Learning to build apps is fun, highly rewarding, and it can be very …

10 hidden pitfalls of health savings accounts

There’s no doubt health savings accounts are growing fast in the U.S., but are the people who own those accounts fully aware of their benefits—and …

Retirement

Growth Story: How learning app Blinkist became one of Europe's fastest growing startups

<i>Growth Story is a new four-question format we’re doing about startups finding and influencing a defining metric that helped really grow their company.</i><p>This week the CEO and co-founder of Blinkist, Holger Seim, shares valuable insights into growing a subscription-based B2C service. Blinkist is a …

How Russia Hacked Obama's Legacy

In its last year, the Obama administration had its eyes on burnishing the outgoing president’s legacy — and ignored the threat from an old foe.

Wealth Adviser Daily Briefing: Retirement Spending, Fiduciary Update

Curated news and analysis for wealth advisers and their clients from WSJ reporters and columnists and beyond<p>What if the conventional wisdom on spending down your assets in retirement is wrong? The old-school retirement withdrawal strategy that many advisers and clients follow is that a portfolio …

Retirement

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While making money on rental properties is obviously a good thing, losing money has certain benefits as well. The IRS lets you use losses on cashflow-negative properties in different ways, such as offsetting other rental income. Renting a property for less than its mortgage payment can be a smarter …

Real Estate

The sharing economy will screw us all — and it’s retirement we have to be really worried about | Salon.com

The Best Big Data And Business Analytics Companies To Work For In 2016

Paxata, Qubole, Gainsight, InsightSquared, Trifacta, Kyvos Insights, SiSense, ThoughtSpot, Google, and Looker are the ten most recommended big data and business analytics companies by employees to friends today.<p>These and other insights are from an analysis completed today comparing Glassdoor …

Big Data

The 2016 Big Data 100

According to market researcher IDC, the total amount of digitally stored data is expected to reach 40 Zettabytes by 2020, a 50-fold increase since …

13 online courses that could help you get rich

The wealthiest, most successful people appreciate the power of learning long after college or any formal education is over.<p>Today, it's easier than ever to continue your education with the chance to take online courses from some of the best universities in the world.<p>We've picked out some of the best …

Success

America’s 50 Biggest Corporations Are Hiding Over $1 Trillion Overseas

Another day, another bombshell study exposing corporate tax evasion.<p>Corporate America’s accountants are having a tough week.<p>A government report revealed on Wednesday that a significant percentage of large, profitable U.S. corporations pay no federal taxes at all. A study released Thursday gives …

Middle-class

Only 21% of us 'very confident' we can retire comfortably

Most Americans are not very confident they’ll have enough money to live comfortably throughout their retirement. In fact, just one in five (21%) workers are “very confident,” according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute’s just-published 2016 Retirement Confidence Survey.<p>Worse yet, the …

Clouds ahead: What an IT career will look like five years out

Don't get us wrong: In today's quickly evolving tech world, it's easy to get lost chasing the turbulent present moment. The pace of change can be …

Is bacon dangerous? The science behind food trends

Nutrition,Nutrition,Food science,Diets and dieting,Health & wellbeing,Food & drink,Life and style,Science<p>Is fat really bad for you? Should we consume less salt? And what’s wrong with gluten, anyway? A science writer and a consultant cardiologist separate fact from fiction<p>Have you ever wondered why …

Holistic Medicine