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You Won't Believe What a Roth IRA Can Do for You

Don't assume that annual $5,500 contributions won't amount to much. They can grow to surprising sums -- like $500,000 or more.<p>Compare the maximum …

The first 5 things to get for your home after you buy an Amazon Echo

<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>For many people, …

Smart Homes

How to replace your old, outdated 3-way light switches

Here's how to swap outdated three-way light switches for something much better.<p>Archaic light switches might as well be from the stone age. All they do is turn a light on and off. They can't dim lighting gently or remember the brightness level you prefer. Outdated switches don't play nicely with LED …

Arduino

A 24-year-old Dutch DJ realized Facebook was standing in the way of his fans — so he created a startup to siphon away its power

More than 600,000 likes on Facebook, a quarter of a million followers on Instagram, and 100,000 people who see his tweets pop up in their timelines.<p>DJ Sam Feldt has built quite a large fanbase on social media. His fans voted him to the 75th spot on the annual ranking for most popular DJs, which is …

Chamber of Commerce

Magic Tricks for Kids to Learn and Perform

Among the many easy magic tricks that I teach here on The Spruce, there are many that I feel are particularly good for young kids to learn and …

Kids

Jeff Sessions Issues Ominous Warning On State Marijuana Legalization

WASHINGTON ― Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday restated his opposition to marijuana use and offered an ominous warning about state-level marijuana legalization efforts, suggesting that such policies would open states to “violence,” as well as potential repercussions from the federal …

Cannabis

Socialism for the Rich, Capitalism for the Poor: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky at a SISSA event on September 17, 2012. In a democracy, the public influences policy but the US state largely works to benefit the …

Middle-class

Diversify your income: All my ideas for making money online

You needed more income streams yesterday.<p>“Many small streams will form a big river.” — Swedish proverb<p>Most Americans have one stream of income (a …

Selling

The Ultimate Food Lover’s Guide to New York City

If you love to eat, New York City is your town.From fine dining (complete with tasting menus that cost about as much as my mortgage) to ethnic …

New York City

How Ryan Created a $27,000 Monthly Income with this Overlooked “Arbitrage” Strategy - Chris Dunn - Building Wealth and Living Well

• Tweet <br>• Share <br>0<p>Ryan Roots is a serial entrepreneur. After selling his business with 30 employees, he was looking to generate extra income.<p>One Saturday …

Retirement

The lies Trump told this week: who's paying for the wall to immigration costs

A meeting this week with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto only led to more confusion about the Republican nominee’s immigration plans<p><b>“We did discuss the wall. We didn’t discuss payment of the wall. That’ll be for a later date.” –</b> 31 August, Mexico City<p>Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto …

Immigration

The 25 best kitchen gadgets you can buy for under $25

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>There are tons of kitchen gadgets and tools on the market that can make cooking easier and more efficient. A lot of them are also very …

Shopping

I’m bringing sexy backs

We all know the big three sexy features: Legs, Butts, and Boobs.<p>But we think a close fourth is the back. A real sexy sexy …

How to Sell Your Home Without a Real Estate Agent

13 tips from an HGTV expert.<p>If you’re an HGTV fan, chances are good that you’re familiar with the series “Income Property” and its host, Scott …

Real Estate

How to Master Microsoft Office Excel

Spreadsheets are a nerd’s data-driven dream. For most regular people, though, they’re a complicated mess. Fortunately, they don’t need to be. Here’s …

Analytics

I became a millionaire at 40, and I think money can buy you happiness

A couple weeks ago, something disturbing happened at work. One of my teammates (let's call him Jon) had a bad day. Jon had to deal with someone else in the organization many levels above him who is known for being cranky and difficult. When Jon called Mr. Cranky to ask a question, he was promptly …

Personal Finance

13 Spots You Never Thought to Paint (But Definitely Should)

Here's proof that a little bit of color can make a huge difference.<p>Here's proof that a little bit of color can make a huge difference.

The Best Tech Gadgets at CES 2016

When I returned from the Consumer Electronics Show a few weeks ago, everyone wanted to know what was hot this year. I get that same question every year following CES and once again I rattled off the usual hot categories of virtual reality, 3D printing, robotics and drones. This year, however, I …

3 Dividend Stocks To Buy Now And Hold Forever

With the S&P 500 down nearly 7% in the last three weeks alone, you can’t be blamed for wanting to throw up your hands and sell all your stocks.<p>But …

This Stock Has A 5.74% Yield, Sells For Less Than Book, and Insiders Have Been Buying

In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel <i>”DividendRank”</i> report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months. The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique insider’s view of the business, and …

Investing

How To Get A Baby To Sleep: Genius Parenting Hack Helps Baby Drift Off In One Minute

Getting your baby to sleep is a battle for many parents face at one point or another.<p>But not this woman, she's discovered a parenting hack to get a …

Parenting

5 estate planning strategies to keep your money in the family

If you're single, you can have up to $5.45 million in assets before your heirs have to worry about paying a penny in estate taxes.<p>Knowing that, you might assume only the super wealthy need to worry about estate planning. However, financial planners say you'd be wrong to think planning is only …

Retirement

Bloomberg: U.S. climate 'crazies' are being forced to accept reality

<b>(CNN) —</b> The realities of climate change will force American deniers -- or "crazies" -- to accept reality, Michael Bloomberg told CNN's Christiane Amanpour.<p>"Even the right-wing crazies no longer say climate change isn't real," the billionaire former mayor of New York City declared. "They say it's …

Climate

30 Christmas gift ideas for tech-savvy children

Some entertaining and educational options for under the tree, from children’s tablets and coding board games to build-it-yourself robots and stargazer dolls<p>For parents looking to prise their children away from a life online, there are plenty of tangible, inventive, educational and/or entertaining …

Kids

What’s it like to live in a skyscraper?

Most of the tall buildings in downtown Chicago are offices or commercial spaces –but the iconic Marina City towers offer a chance to live up high in the heart of the city.<p>The distinctive towers of Marina City rise up beside the Chicago River like giant corn cobs. Designed by Bertrand Goldberg and …

Skyscrapers

UNPOPULAR OPINION: We Chose Attachment and Gentle Parenting

I have always been interested in parenting, and raising children gently. I was a nanny and preschool teacher before having children of my own, and I always naturally used attachment parenting techniques. It’s what always felt right to me, and what I thought was best for the children.<p>When my husband …

Parenting

9 Tips From Warren Buffett to Make Kids Better at Business and Life | Inc.com

So what advice does Warren Buffett's Secret Millionaires Club's new book have to offer young people who want to take their lemonade stand to the next level? Text taken from <i>How to Start Your Very First Business.</i><p>1. Don't be afraid to speak up and ask for what you want. If you need something to start …

Self-improvement

Here's what Warren Buffett said when Tony Robbins asked him how he got so rich

Billionaire Warren Buffett hasn't always been as incredibly rich as he is today. In fact, 99% of his wealth was earned after his 50th birthday.<p>The investing legend has been slowly building his fortune over the years, and today, the 85-year-old billionaire is one of the richest men in the world, …

Investing

Too many people are pretending to be rich

His mother- and father-in-law are in their early seventies and have virtually nothing put away for retirement. Before too long, they're going to be unable to work, and because his spouse is an only child, his in-laws are expecting that Tim's family will take them in.<p>On the other hand, Tim's parents …

Retirement