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A Huge Mistake People Make Booking Flights With Credit Card Points...

The market is shifting…<p>Not everything in life should be transactional, but cashing in your points certainly is. You earned those points, forgoing …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Warren Buffett Once Told a 14-Year-Old Kid the Secret to Success in 1 Simple Sentence

At a Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting over a decade ago, Warren Buffett tells a 14-year-old kid a success lesson that was meant for all of us.<p>On May 1, 2004, Berkshire Hathaway held its annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, where nearly 20,000 people attended this annual ritual.<p>As reporter Jason …

Success

How to Wire a Light

Trying to wire a light in your home can be intimidating. After all, wiring involves electricity, and electricity can be dangerous. However, by taking …

Build Bigger, Stronger Arms With This Superset

Use it as a finisher or as a quick workout for when you're short on time<p>When it comes to your arms, your biceps and triceps are the stars of the show. They are what fills up the sleeves of a form-fitting T-shirt, and the muscles most dudes want to build. (The next time you're at the gym, take a …

Muscle

64% of Americans Are Making a Dangerous Financial Mistake

Don't put your health and wealth at risk.<p>How much money do you have saved in case you get sick and need expensive care? If you're like most …

This 20-Minute Routine is the Laziest (but Most Effective) Workout Ever | Inc.com

Maybe you don't have time to exercise. Or, maybe instead of logging some miles on the treadmill, you tend to use your spare minutes shopping online or wasting time on Facebook. Whatever your excuse, you know that exercise will make you a better person. For one thing, when you're fit, you're more …

Exercise

What Your Resting Heart Rate Can Tell You About Your Fitness

One of the often-highlighted features of the new iteration of the Apple Watch is its ability to track your resting heart rate (I mentioned it in my …

Fitness Technology

How to Increase Your Social Security Benefits -- After You Start Getting Them

Once you claim your Social Security benefits, your options for increasing said benefits are somewhat limited. However, there are a few tricks you can …

Retirement

How to Seal Granite Countertops: Steps to Protect This Kitchen Surface

Pondering how to seal granite countertops? The best way to seal granite countertops is a bit of knowledge that you'd better have if you're a …

Home Improvement

This Plank Variation Will Carve Your Core​ | Men’s Health

But the basic plank can seem too easy for some guys. If you can hold it for minutes on end, you'll get bored. So use that time to plank better.<p>This routine starts in the plank position, and forces you to train all the muscles that hold you in balance during a plank. By adding small movements, it …

The Best Ab Exercises You Can Do

If you really want to get your strongest, firmest abs you want to choose exercises that target all the muscles of the core, including the rectus …

This smart ring wraps fitness tracking and more right around your finger

If a wrist wearable to track your workout is a bit too conspicuous for your taste, a solution might be here: just wrap Motiv around your finger.<p>The …

The Cheapskate's top 10 money-saving tips of 2016

Use them to save cash in 2017, too.<p><i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. And find more great buys on the</i> <i>CNET Deals page.</i><p>Saving money is a marathon, not a sprint. It's something …

Personal Finance

The 3-Move Workout That Gives You 6-Pack Abs | Men's Health

<b>Directions:</b><p>Perform the following exercises in the order shown.<p>Barbell rollout, 20 reps<br>• Weighted crunch, 25 reps<br>• Toes to bar, 10 to 15 reps<p>That’s 1 round. Do 3 to 5 rounds.

How to Do the Hip Thrust Without a Barbell | Men's Health

Watch the video above to see how to set up the band to create maximum tension throughout the hip thrust, which is also known as a glute bridge.<p>“You can plug this movement into a circuit or just use it as a finisher. Try doing five minutes of as many reps as you can to finish off your workout,” …

How to Retire 10 Years Earlier | Men's Health

<b>1. Calculate Your Number—Then Toss It</b><br>Those online calculators will say you need 70 to 85 percent of your current income annually in order to retire comfortably.<p>“That’s nonsense,” says David Gould, a former programmer who retired at age 45 with $800,000 in assets. “I was living fine on 50 percent of …