Sara Rodehaver

48 Flips | 6 Magazines | @sarajrode | Keep up with Sara Rodehaver on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Sara Rodehaver”

2013 Best Actress Winner Jennifer Lawrence Named Gen Y's Top Personal Finance Role Model by GoBankingRates.com

It's refreshing to see a young woman in Hollywood who, despite making millions, refuses to succumb to the common, frivolous spending of her …

A Corporate Retreat Survival Kit

This is a guest post by Wendy S. Goffe, a trusts and estates lawyer with Stoel Rives in Seattle. You can follow her on Twitter.<p>In a career that has spanned more than two decades, I have attended enough corporate retreats to make me an expert on what makes them productive, and what can end up being …

National Emergency Fund: How Much Money Do I Need to Save?

Seven million Americans are at risk of man-made earthquakes, according to a U.S. Geological Survey report published in March 2016. On top of man-made …

8-year-old's invention for keeping books dry in the bath

This ingenious technique for safeguarding books from falling in the bathtub was invented by redditor Crash-From-Space's 8-year-old daughter. The …

Six Money Moves Everyone Should Make By Age 40

A dilemma faced by people in their 40s is that they typically need to be saving for college tuition for their kids and putting money into a retirement account while simultaneously buying a house or saving for a down payment. Financial experts can help you sort out where your savings should be going …

The 3 Big Problems with Your Retirement Savings and What You Can Do About Them - The Family CEO

Did you watch “The Retirement Gamble” on Frontline Tuesday night? (If not, and if you’re interested, it’s available to watch online.)<p>This wasn’t one …

3 Signs You're About To Get Ripped Off By 'The Government'

And it's bogus, according to the Secretary of State. There are no fees for record keeping, and the payments are mailed to a UPS store, according to a report.<p>The fraudulent form is just the latest in a series of scams in which criminals impersonate a government organization. Here are three signs …

6 Cooking Techniques to Master...from the Masters

A French cooking legend, a Brooklyn egg cream guru and other pros come right to your kitchen to deliver essential advice.<p>Photo: Thinkstock<p>Make a …

Food

The Painted Landscapes of China Danxia

China Danxia is a UNSECO World Heritage Site and the name given in China to landscapes developed on continental red terrigenous sedimentary beds …

Saturn hurricane snapped by Cassini craft

<b>An enormous hurricane raging at Saturn's north pole has an eye 2,000km (1,250mi) across - big enough to cover the UK 12 times over.</b><p>The striking images of the storm were snapped from a height of 420,000km (260,000mi) by the Cassini spacecraft, which arrived at Saturn in 2004.<p>They were captured in …

Someone should tell this girl that this can't be done

Publishing

Do Opposites Attract? See These 11 Surprising Decor Matches

Designer tricks to prove opposites attract.<p>Forget the matchy-matchy look. Decorating a room with different furniture styles, colors, and patterns is fashionable and fresh — but it can also be hard to pull off. Here are easy expert tricks for mixing antique, modern, and traditional design so that …

Spring Dreaming--EXPLORED!

The Best Grilled Cheeses from Grilled Cheese Month

A collection of sandwiches from all over, all of them delicious, all worth your time. Plus: essays, chef wisdom, and how to make and eat the ultimate grilled cheese.<p>A collection of sandwiches from all over, all of them delicious, all worth your time. Plus: essays, chef wisdom, and how to make and …

Acer's Aspire R7 combines desktop, laptop, and tablet with one 'floating touchscreen' (hands-on)

After teasing it in a strange, <i>Star Trek</i>-infused commercial, Acer has finally revealed its mysterious transforming device. At an event at Milk Studios in New York City, the company has announced the Aspire R7. It has a (beautiful) 15.6-inch, 1080p touchscreen and it's powered by an ultra-low voltage …

Facebook Lets Developers Push Ads Based On Users’ App Purchases

Facebook has introduced a new way for developers and marketers to target users with specific adverts based on their existing app purchases and microtransactions.<p>Developers speaking at Mobile DevCon 2013 in London yesterday unveiled a new targeting field buried in the latest SDK for a feature called …

These Are The 25 Best-Selling iPhone Apps Of All Time

It's closing in on 50 billion apps downloaded. Just last year it was at 25 billion apps downloaded.<p>To celebrate, it listed the top 25 all-time paid apps. These lists are always fun to flip through.<p>One thing that stands out: How many early apps are on the list. There aren't a lot of recent …

Spotify Takes a Page From the Twitter Playbook, Buys Music Discovery App Tunigo

Last fall, Twitter bought We Are Hunted, a “music discovery” startup that made a popular app for Spotify.<p>Apparently Spotify is paying attention: It …

Sony Music

Wander Launches Days App, Looks To Change Your Perspective Of Photo-Sharing Entirely

You’ve likely heard whispers of a company called Wander in the past year. They nabbed $1.2 million, launched out of TechStars, and have since gone relatively quiet.<p>Until today.<p>Today Wander is launching a mobile app called Days, which aims to change the way you think of photo-sharing on every basic …

Google Fiber heads to Shawnee, Kansas

Google Fiber is making its way to another part of Kansas.<p>The search giant on Thursday announced that Shawnee, located just outside of Kansas City, has voted to bring Google Fiber to its residents. Google Fiber is already available in Kansas City, the first location to get the Google high-speed …

Google Fiber

Coffee Can Help You Live Longer

If you drink coffee, I have some bad news and some good news. The bad news is that the more cups of coffee you drink, the higher your risk of dying early. The good news is that if you "risk adjust," then the more cups of coffee you drink, the lower your risk of dying early. Let me explain.<p>According …

What's Your Iced Coffee Method?

I don't always agree with IsItIcedCoffeeWeather.com about whether we've hit the frosty-coffee season. As long as the sun is out (even if the wind is brisk), I'm game for a cool afternoon caffeine kick. But these days there's an entire menu of possible iced coffee brewing methods...even if you're …

Reviews: Breville, Capresso, Baratza, Krups, Cuisinart, Hario, DeLonghi | WIRED

A great bag of coffee beans is the final product of a lot of hard work and a series of small miracles. From water quality at the farm, to the method …

Why I don't use the word "Roya" when I mean Coffee Rust.

I don’t want to appear critical or persnickety about this, I really don’t. And some may see this as a tiny triviality; ridiculous to even mention when the problem of coffee rust is so huge and is affecting so many people. I accept these criticisms, but nevertheless I think it is important enough to write about.<p>When speaking English some people use the word “<i>roya</i>” when speaking about Coffee Leaf Rust, or <i>Hemileia vastatrix</i>. <i>Roya</i> is the word in Spanish for “rust” (both the kind that affects metal …

How Coffee Influenced The Course Of History

Coffee is a powerful beverage. On a personal level, it helps keep us awake and active. On a much broader level, it has helped shape our history and continues to shape our culture.<p>Coffee plants grow wild in Ethiopia and were probably used by nomadic tribes for thousands of years, but it wasn't until …

Coffee For A Cause: What Do Those Feel-Good Labels Deliver?

What does it take to find guilt-free coffee?<p>Much of our coffee comes from places where the environment is endangered and workers earn very little — sometimes, just a few dollars for a whole day's work. Coffee farmers have helped cut down tropical forests, and most of them use pesticides.<p>It doesn't …

More thoughts on coffee as an affordable luxury.

I tweeted today something that seemed to become a popular retweet:<p>A lot of people don’t see coffee this way. Old folks (like my Dad’s age) still think of coffee as something for $0.25 a cup. With bottomless refills. People my age think of coffee as something for a buck retail by the 12oz cup or $9.95 a pound at the grocery store “for the good stuff”.<p>Truth is, everything’s costing more these days, and the last time I bought a can of (diet) coke at the corner store, it was $1.50. The bigger 500ml …