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7 Top Tech Stocks That Could Catch Fire Soon

The stock market is rolling into an important second-quarter earnings season. The market is volatile and hasn’t gained nearly as much ground in 2018 …

Stock Markets

We're nearly at zero: The US just passed another flashing-red indicator on the way to recession

The yield on 10-year US Treasury notes declined for a fifth consecutive week, taking the US economy yet another step toward recession. A contraction in America would hurt growth across the planet.<p>Treasury yields don't automatically trigger recessions, of course.<p>But there has been a worrying …

Markets

2018 IRS Federal Income Tax Brackets Breakdown Example (Married w/ 1 Child)

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) changed up the personal income tax brackets, exemptions, and deductions. Here is an updated graphical breakdown of a …

Retirement

The $247 trillion global debt bomb

The untold story of the world economy — so far at least — is the potentially explosive interaction between the spreading trade war and the overhang of global debt, estimated at a staggering $247 trillion. That’s “trillion” with a “t.” The numbers are so large as to be almost …

Economy

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

1/<p>Celebrity fitness trainer Anna Kaiser says many people are doing their crunches wrong, and it's making their bellies bulge.<p>AKT<p>"When they do a …

Workouts

Let shoppers digitally decide what to stock in a store? Nike is about to find out

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- What Wikipedia has done for encyclopedias, YouTube for trending videos and Waze for traffic congestion alerts, Nike hopes to do with footwear and apparel.<p>In a word, it's crowdsourcing -- culling data from thousands of customers' finger taps on their smartphone displays and …

eCommerce

3 Reasons Why Renting A Home May Beat Buying

When it comes to buying vs. renting a house, there is always a passionate debate about which makes the most financial sense. Both sides have valid points, so it can be a bit confusing. The recent changes in the tax law have also made owning a home less financially advantageous, so the buy vs. rent …

Personal Finance

China: Investing with knowledge

Investing with knowledge<p>China is changing. It is on the path to become the world’s leading superpower. Even if it doesn’t feature in your portfolio, …

3 Warren Buffett Stocks Worth Buying Now

These three stocks are backed by Buffett and Berkshire and could help power your portfolio to market-beating returns.<p>Warren Buffett has built a …

Investing

Amazon, Alibaba And Nike All Point To The Next Innovation In Retail: Personalized Physical Spaces

Last week I wrote a piece entitled, “Amazon Go Means Goodbye Status Quo.” <i></i>The piece not only heaped praise on Amazon but also highlighted how Amazon Go, over the long-run, is about far more than the mere buzzwords of “checkout-free shopping.” The thesis is that if one studies Amazon Go closely, he …

eCommerce

Avoid These Big Medicare Mistakes People Make

Most Americans in, or near, retirement know too little about Medicare, causing them to pay far more out-of-pocket for retirement medical care than they should and make big Medicare mistakes.<p>Many people believe Medicare — the federal health insurance program for people 65 and older — covers all or …

Health Care

Everyone’s breathing wrong, these experts say—here’s how to fix it

You’ve got your cardio-to-weight training ratio down to a science, you’re meditating on the reg, you’re eating <i>all</i> the adaptogens—and yet, you’re …

Yoga

The Best Golf Clubs to Buy Right Now

Beat every Shooter McGavin with these clubs.<p>Earlier this year, the United States Golf Association released its annual report on average driving distance among tour pros. The report found that, after ticking up just 0.2 yards in 2015 and 2016, average driving distance surged more than 3 yards in …

Golf

72% of Older Americans Are Sorely Misguided on Medicare

Understanding how Medicare works is a crucial step on the road to a secure retirement. Yet most older adults fall short in this regard.<p>Millions of …

Retirement

How this 25-year-old freelancer made $150,000 in 6 months off Fiverr

In November 2015, Alex Fasulo had been living in New York City for about a month. One morning, she left her apartment in the Bushwick neighborhood of …

Employment

Front and Center: The Best Exercise You Are Not Doing

<b>I don’t know what it is about the barbell front squat, but it’s treated a little like the poor cousin of the barbell back squat</b>. Many people think …

Workouts

Seven ways to strengthen your core

Make the time<p>A strong core isn’t about having photogenic abs, looking good in swimwear or grinding out another deadlift. It is a key element in dozens of everyday movements, including simple things such as carrying your shopping or getting out of bed in the morning. Many people know that a weak …

Exercise

Why Short Selling Can Make You Rich But Not Popular

If you buy low and sell high, chances are you’ll be richer and everybody will be happy. Sell low after borrowing high and you may be rich, but odds …

Stock Markets

If You Itemize Your Deductions, It's Time For A Checkup On Your Taxes

Did you itemize your deductions on a Schedule A last year? If so, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) encourages you to do a quick checkup on your taxes. By plugging your current tax data into the withholding calculator on the IRS website, you can do a “paycheck checkup” and avoid any nasty …

Retirement

Here’s how to use AirDrop—so you can stop using email to send files

Though it’s been around for the better part of a decade, AirDrop isn’t a feature many Apple users are aware of. Those who have heard of it probably …

IPhone 7

Genius Redditor Posts Master List of iPhone Hacks: These Are the Best 6

Navigate your iPhone like a pro.<p>The developer’s beta of iOS 12 has given certain smartphone geeks at glimpse at what Apple’s upcoming software will …

iOS

This Is The Scientific Way To Win Any Argument (And Not Make Enemies)

It’s not about the specific points you make, it’s all about how you position them.<p>You’re in the middle of a heated discussion–or fine, let’s just call it an argument–and the person whom you’re trying convince seems unable or unwilling to grasp your point of view. What should you do?<p>For starters, …

Psychology

The 8 Best Golf Irons for Mid-Handicappers to Buy in 2018

If you are a mid-handicap golfer then two things are certain: You want to take a few more strokes off your golf game and you definitely don’t want to …

Golf

JetSmarter Launches No Membership Private Jet Seats And Charters

JetSmarter, on track to record $300 million in sales this year, is hoping to exponentially charge its growth as it announces a new pay-as-you-go option to buy seats on its scheduled private jet flights later today. It will be the first time paying for a membership is not required. At the same time, …

All You Need Are 2 Towels to Carve Chiseled Arms and Abs

Elbow plank is already hard, but hold on to your leggings because it's about to get even harder. Grab a pair of hand towels (or paper plates on carpet) and try this sliding elbow plank.<p>Begin in an elbow plank position with a small, folded towel under each elbow. Keep your elbows directly under your …

Workouts

Heirs of Heirs of Heirs of Heirs Love Dynasty Trusts

Everyone dies eventually, but if you’re wealthy enough, your money might live forever. Dynasty trusts are a tool to make that possible. Thanks to the …

The Future Is Now—and Investable

Portfolio manager Frank Jennings looks for “big whales,” as he calls them—stocks that can “go up 10 times or more over the next 10 years” and that …

Investing

The secrets of Moe Norman's golf swing

Canada's Richard Zokol, winner of the 1992 Greater Milwaukee Open on the PGA Tour, was a friend of Norman's. He believes -- as do Graves and Guzzi -- …

The Only Stretch You Need For Better Posture Instantly

<i>Here at mbg, we believe in</i> <i>Mindful Movement</i><i>. In our video series, we’ll break down various moves designed to help you take care of your physical body</i> …

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …