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An Invaluable Credit Lesson From Someone With a Perfect Credit Score -- The Motley Fool

Sean Williams<p>May 22, 2018 at 8:36AM<p>Whether you realize it or not, your credit score can have a major impact on your life. You're probably well aware …

Personal Finance

10 Secrets for Saving Money on Tools

Don't break the bank, just be smart! Here are 10 insider secrets for stretching your dollar when it comes to tools.<p>The more DIY savvy you get, the …

Personal Finance

A Guide to the Surprising Side Hustle That Can Help You Build Long-Term Wealth

Ask yourself these questions to build yourself a profitable empire.<p>Some of the wealthiest people I know made their money in real estate.<p>They didn't start out big. They started by buying one small property or project, and then after the first came a second, and so on.<p>I personally didn't start …

Real Estate

3 steps to hit darts with your fairway woods just like you do with irons

<b>HIT DARTS WITH YOUR FAIRWAY WOODS</b><p>You've made high-lofted fairway woods and hybrids your primary tools for approach shots, and why not: They're easier …

Golf

3 Stocks for Retirees to Grow Their Nest Egg

Here's how these stocks can help make sure you have a big enough retirement nest egg.<p>Whether you're newly retired or already in your 70s, there's a …

Investing

This woman’s list of “realistic” ways to help during a panic attack might be the most useful thing on the internet today

If you’re never had a panic attack, it’s impossible for you to understand the experience. And that likely means you don’t have a clue of what you’d …

Panic Attacks

15 Ways Your Lifestyle Should Change as You Age | Senior Lawyers Division

“As we age past 40, we lose muscle mass, our basal metabolic rate slows down, the bones naturally become less dense, our balance deteriorates, and …

Exercise

Want to Write a Book? Here Are 5 Powerfully Effective Ways to Find the Time You Need to Do It

Writing a book is not an easy thing to do, but the rewards for you and your business can make it well worth your time.<p>Don't let anyone tell you that writing a book is easy--it's not. Writing a book is hard work. My very first book--<i>Negotiating to Win</i>--was published in 1991, and I have written, …

Writing

One simple habit can make you better with money—but many Americans think it’s just for the super rich

About three in five Americans live paycheck to paycheck but only one in four have a written plan to tackle their finances. And, according to Charles …

Retirement

A man paid off $100,000 in debt by doing these 5 simple things

Making a good salary, buying a home, and starting a family has long been a description of the American dream. Unfortunately, things such as student loan debt, mortgage payments, and living expenses can make that dream a nightmare.<p>That's what happened to Michael Hambrick, founder of The Ate Truths …

Personal Finance

Couple finds stolen ‘buried treasure’ in their backyard

A Staten Island couple says they unearthed a box of buried treasure right in their own backyard.<p>Matthew and Maria Emanuel say they were excited after …

Archaeology

Jay Leno Is Worth $350 Million and Owns 181 Cars But Says He Still Lives Like Someone Who’s on Their Last Dime

'I live pretty frugally. I’m a huge believer in low self-esteem,' he says.<p>Jay Leno got rich by being America’s class clown. The comedian has an …

Jay Leno

24 Brilliant Home Hacks That Are Actually The Easiest

Being an adult is hard. Between working, sleeping, eating, and Netflix and chilling, where are we expected to find the time to organize our …

DIY

13 Retirement Investing Tips from Today’s Financial Geniuses

Were you the kid in kindergarten that secretly ate paste in the corner? Or were you the one solving all the math equations from the end of the book …

Investing

The 25 best countries to buy rental property and make money on the side

Buying a rental property is a wise way to earn passive income.<p>As a landlord, you're getting paid to own something, rather than paying to own it. The mortgage is often covered by rental income from tenants, and if you play your cards right you'll profit after covering insurance, taxes, and …

Real Estate

This Laundry Soap Has Saved Me Hundreds on Dry Cleaning Charges

In the words of the theme song to <i>Cheers</i>, “Making your way in the world today, takes everything you’ve got.” And, if you’re a woman with a …

This Could Be the Answer to Never Running Out of Money

Find out the savings solution half of all workers want to know more about.<p>The biggest challenge retirees face when they set aside money for later in …

Retirement

The Caribbean Island That's Quietly Luring Americans Away From the 50 States (Video)

When dreaming of a window-seat view on a flight to the Caribbean, one color comes to mind: blue. Or, more specifically, that sparkling turquoise-blue …

Hiking Trail

How to Pay Zero Taxes Legally in Retirement

And when you pay zero taxes, you shouldn't be doing it the way most people do it -- which is by being broke.<p>5 min read<p>Are you gambling your retirement savings on the idea that your taxes will be lower when you retire? If so, I’ve got some bad news. If you have your retirement savings in a …

Retirement

How to Make a Budget You Can Actually Stick To

<b>Email your money conundrums, from the technical to the psychological, to</b> <b>mytwocents@nymag.com</b><p>The first and last time I tried to make a budget, I was …

Personal Finance

This Repair Tape Is Your New Home Repair Secret Weapon

A quick fix that lasts and lasts.<p>Look out duct tape; FiberFix Repair Wrap is the handyman’s secret weapon every homeowner deserves to know about.<p>Originally designed for the military, this tape is said to be 100 times stronger than duct tape, making it the perfect long-term solution to the kinds of …

Home Improvement

How to Take Your Best-Ever Road Trip, According to Long-Haul Truckers

Road trips are mana for travelers who don’t have a plan and don’t need one. It seems so easy: pick a destination (or don’t), gas up, cue up a …

RVs

The U.S. is minting more millionaire retirees than ever. But the ultra-wealthy are pulling away

American retirees are healthier and wealthier than ever. But wiser? A new report throws a little doubt on that notion.<p>Money manager United Income analyzed data from sources, including the Federal Reserve Board, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Census Bureau, the Internal Revenue Service and …

Retirement

20 Ways to Cut Retirement Costs: When You Are Rich in Time It’s Easy to Spend a Little Less

When living on a fixed income in retirement, it is very important to make sure that your income does not exceed expenses. Living more frugally can be …

Personal Finance

How buy and hold investing turned $50,000 into $500,000 in ten years

Arguably one of the simplest and effective investment strategies out there is buy and hold investing.<p>It is a strategy favoured by legendary investor …

Investing

Which Smart Plugs are Best for Monitoring Energy Usage?

Smart plugs can be great accessories for controlling devices around your home. They work with voice assistants such as Google Assistant or Alexa and …

Home Automation

15 grilling tools with a cult following—and why they’re worth it

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Once the weather …

BBQ

10 Free Resources That Will Help You Live Up To Your Financial Potential

You’ve got financial potential. Are you living up to it? If you’re like most <i>Forbes</i> readers, you’re doing pretty well: you’re paying your bills, saving in your 401(k) and making some solid investment decisions. You might have that nagging feeling that you could take it to the next level, but you’re …

Personal Finance

Retirees are leaving America to save money

Retired Americans who are down on their luck are moving out of the country to stretch their savings and Social Security income.<p>“For folks worried …

Retirement

Cheap fun: 5 realistic ways you can travel the world for (nearly) free

The best things in life are free, or close to it — even travel. It's easier than you'd think to take a trip without cracking open your wallet, and plenty of savvy travelers know the tricks of the trade.<p>Lee Abbamonte, travel expert and entrepreneur who has visited every country in the world, says, …

Travel Industry