Dawn K

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Blood Pressure Medications Recalled Over Cancer Fears

Some drugs used to control high blood pressure and prevent heart failure were voluntarily recalled this past week due to an impurity that could …

High Blood Pressure

20 Signs You Are Meant To Be Together

You won’t always know right away if the person you’re with is the one for you. There isn’t always a “love at first sight” situation. Sometimes it …

Relationships

10 Science-Backed Tips for Getting a Cat to Like You

Like so many other humans, you might find cats to be mysterious creatures. But believe it or not, it’s not that hard to make friends with a feline, …

Pets

It's Okay to Promote Yourself -- in Fact, It's Necessary. Here's How to Do It Better.

Here's what to do if you aren't a natural marketer.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you ever heard the expression "Pride goeth before a fall" or you were ever scolded by a teacher or a parent for "thinking too much of yourself," chances are promotion of …

Marketing

Here's how patients say they reversed early Alzheimer's symptoms

There are two California doctors who are shaking up the medical world, saying their protocols can dramatically improve brain health in children and …

Dementia

Life after the Bay Area: Fleeing residents feel heartbreak, joy

When Wells Twombly looks out across his sunny Fremont backyard, he can sometimes still see his son and friends as children — standing on the roof of …

Real Estate

I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth — here's what a week of my spending looks like

I retired at 52 in August 2016 after a 28-year career as a business executive.<p>My wife and I are what some would call "fat FIRE" — we live off the income our assets produce, not having to drawdown the assets themselves.<p>Our income-earning assets include real estate (14 units we bought after the …

Personal Finance

Alzheimer's risk 10 times lower with herpes medication

New results could change the face of Alzheimer's treatment; the herpes simplex virus is found to play a vital role in the condition, and antiherpetic …

Medicine

These 146 REITs Have Big Upside From Here

It’s a good time to be a virtual landlord. REIT (real estate investment trust) dividends just got a tax break, their stock prices are kicking off a rally <i>and</i> their yields are <i>still</i> on the generous side.<p>Let’s start with those yields, because that’s why we buy REITs. These firms get a pass from Uncle …

Investing

5 tips for growing herbs at home

Adding pops of flavor to your food is all about using fresh herbs. And what better way to add fresh flavor to dishes (and save money) than with your own herb garden?<p>It's not as hard as it sounds. All you need are the right pots, materials and a plan. So whether you're a home cook or a serious …

Gardening

Parmesan-Roasted Tomatoes Recipe

"A delicious vegetable side dish that goes with pretty much anything."<p>Ingredients<p>6 small tomatoes, halved<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 pinch salt<p>ground …

Recipes

A Tax-Friendly Way to Get Income for Life

You can use money in a traditional IRA to buy a deferred-income annuity — a move that can delay taxes and guarantee lifetime income.<p>Q<p><i>I heard that you</i> …

Retirement

Yet More Evidence that Viruses May Cause Alzheimer's Disease

For decades, the idea that a bacteria or virus could help cause Alzheimer’s disease was dismissed as a fringe theory. But not so much anymore. On …

Neuroscience

Tesla tries to get Model 3 buyers out the door in 5 mins during delivery as it ramps up

Tesla CEO Elon Musk saw it coming over a year ago. He thought that as Model 3 production increases, the delivery process would actually become the bottleneck to get cars to customers.<p>The automaker has been experiencing with different methods to deliver cars faster and now they are trying a new …

Tesla

Buy a New Car Since 1995? You Could Get Part of a $1 Billion Settlement

If you bought a new car in the past 23 years, you could be compensated for price fixing as part of the largest criminal antitrust investigation in U.S. history.<p>Americans who bought a new car or truck in the last 23 years could be eligible for compensation, thanks to the largest criminal antitrust …

U.S. Department of Justice

Retiring early doesn't mean you'll stop making money — here's how one retired millennial made more than $60,000 in passive income last year

You can take the woman out of work, but you can't take the work out of the woman.<p>At least, that's the case for J.P. Livingston, who retired at age 28 with a nest egg of more than $2 million, which she saved while living in New York City.<p>With a starting job in finance that paid $100,000 by the end …

Retirement

Tips and Tools to Stop Your Dog from Pulling the Leash

Has walking your dog turned into a constant game of tug-o-war with your furry family? Use these tips and tools to train your dog to stop pulling the …

2 Stocks That Turned $1,000 Into More Than $8,000 This Year

Just because risky stocks become winners doesn't mean you should be casting your lot with them.<p>Over the past three years, the stock market has gained …

Investing

Hilarious Comics Show How Fatherhood Changes Men

Too real.<p>Weng Chen has made headlines for her comics about being a parent. The Seattle-based game developer and illustrator has two children, ages 3 and 5.<p>In honor of Father’s Day last month, she created a series about her husband, James, and the many ways fatherhood has changed his life.<p>The comics …

Parenting

Bootstrapping Secret: Spend Every Day Trying To Make Money, Not Save Money

My father was an entrepreneur and like him I always wanted to start my own company. When trying to build a business from scratch, one of the most important lessons he taught me is that you must spend every day trying to earn $1, not trying to save $1.<p>While I heard him growing up, I never quite …

Entrepreneurship

Tesla drops reservation system, opens Model 3 orders to anybody

Electrek, the fanboy-flavored Tesla news site, reported Monday that Tesla is abandoning its Model 3 order reservation system.<p>Now, anyone can access the Tesla Model 3 “online configurator” and lay down a $2,500 cash payment that becomes nonrefundable as soon as Tesla assigns the buyer a car. The …

Tesla

This California town will give a $500 monthly stipend to residents

Just 80 miles east of Silicon Valley, one of the wealthiest regions in the country, is Stockton, California — once known as America's foreclosure capital.<p>Soon, the former bankrupt city will become the first in the country to participate in a test of Universal Basic Income, also known as UBI. …

Universal Basic Income

The No-Bake Oreo Dessert That's Legendary in My Family

Oreo Dessert is the yardstick for all other desserts in my family. “Oh, this triple-tier chocolate cake covered in perfect buttercream is good and all...but it’s no Oreo Dessert." Or: “I ate the most amazing dessert at the most amazing restaurant last night...but it was no Oreo Dessert.”<p>My mom got …

Dessert

Investing for Passive Income: 5 Steps for Living Off Dividends Forever

How do you know that you are earning enough income to ensure that you can retire? I’m not even considering how to retire early. How do you know that …

Investing

Here’s Where Trump’s New Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Stands On Abortion, Executive Power, And Guns

Kavanaugh has written hundreds of opinions in more than a decade on the DC Circuit.<p>President Donald Trump’s nominee for the US Supreme Court, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, has left behind a paper trail on a slew of hot-button issues in his 12 years on the bench.<p>Abortion, guns, independent counsels — he’s …

kavanaugh

Didn't Save Enough For Retirement? Here Are 7 Things You Can Do.

You can't spend what you don't have. So spend less.<p>OK, so you are among the many who can’t pull off saving $1 million, or 5 times your annual salary, or whatever the current amount is that’s supposed to provide you with a comfortable lifestyle once you stop working.<p>What should you do about it …

Retirement

How to Make Ice Cream Bread (Using Only 2 Ingredients)

You can make a two-ingredient quick bread in only 30 minutes! How do I know this for sure? Because I whipped up a batch (or six) myself!<p>When I first …

Baking

Here Are 25 Genius Life Hacks Exclusively For Women. Life Just Got Way Better For Them.

Being a woman (or living with women) can be complicated. No offense to the men of the world, but the personal things women have to deal with on a …

Cleaning

Mozzarella, Tomato & Basil Quesadillas with Parmesan Crust

Recipes

4 REITs For Retirement

In <i>Forbes</i> contributor Teresa Ghilarducci’s book, <i>How To Retire With Enough Money</i>, she explains, “On average, Social Security replaces about 40 percent of the income you earned before retiring,” and “it’s up to you to arrange the rest.”<p>You may have read my recent article explaining that my mother has …

Investing