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Retire On Your Investments (Without Selling Any Of Them)

A few weeks ago, I was conducting some periodic financial analysis on my investment funds and came to a realization:<p><b>When it is time for me to retire,</b> …

Investing

The Astonishing 6.9% Dividend Everyone Has Missed

If you want high dividends right now (and who doesn’t?), but you don’t want to overpay, there’s one place you need to look: utilities.<p>There are three ways to tap into this sector, but only one hands you the most upside and fattest dividend yields from these unloved cash-spinning companies:<p>Buy …

Investing

How Intermittent Fasting Affects Your Metabolism

Can intermittent fasting really boost your metabolism to help you lose weight? Our nutritionist has the facts about this recent diet trend.<p>“Don’t eat …

Holistic Medicine

This hidden Apple Watch stat tells you whether to exercise or rest

Imagine if your Apple Watch could tell you which days were best for you to do a workout, and what kind of workout you should do. Well it can, sort of, thanks to a hidden feature that few people have yet discovered or know how to use.<p>Heart rate variability, or HRV, is a new metric that reveals your …

This Map Shows How Long $1 Million in Retirement Savings Will Last In Every State

The differences are startling.<p>Location, location, location. It’s the battle hymn for buying real estate and – it turns out – a huge factor for …

You Can Open Your Own Chick-fil-A With Very Little Money Upfront. Here's How

Chick-fil-A gets more than 20,000 inquiries from franchisee candidates every year.<p>Chick-fil-A is among the most successful fast-food chains in the …

8 key ways running can transform your body and brain

People are built to run.<p>Many experts think human bodies are shaped the way they are because we evolved to be extremely effective endurance runners. The shapes of our hips and feet, the length of our legs, our shock-absorbing spinal discs, and our ability to sweat make it possible for us to run mile …

A bottled sangria with 13.9% alcohol content is so popular that it's selling out everywhere

People on the internet are warning each other about a bottled sangria that is deceptively powerful. Innocuously packaged in a fruity bottle, Capriccio Bubbly Sangria has become infamous on social media for its surprising ability to get people extremely drunk without even realizing it.<p>The product …

Social Media

Why I'm not rushing to pay off my $100,000 mortgage

At 26 I bought a little condo. I was going to live there for five years — or something like that.<p>That's what most people do. They buy a "starter home" before upgrading to vaulted ceilings, walk-in closets, and double vanities. Why clean one sink when you can clean two?<p>At some point I decided more …

Personal Finance

A dermatologist shares her 6 go-to anti-aging products to stop wrinkles before they appear

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>This face mask is packed with antioxidants that help firm your skin. Nordstrom<p>While most of us will skate through our 20s with little to no …

Skin Care

The Baking Soda Cure

The three trillion-dollar income stream produced by the medical industrial complex is about to come demolished by a home remedy – baking soda. Buy …

Immune System

25 kitchen organization products from Amazon that are nearly all under $30

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Pictured: Sorbus Fridge and Freezer Stackable Storage Containers (6-Piece), $31.99 Amazon<p>There's nothing more frustrating than uprooting …

Shopping

This Scandinavian diet created by a Danish CEO and dietitian has been hailed as 'the simplest diet in the world'

When it comes to health and well-being, simplicity is key. If something can fit into your daily routine and not feel like too much of a chore, you're probably more likely to stick to it.<p>Suzy Wengel, a Danish dietitian who's the CEO of a biotech company, believes she has the answer to weight loss …

Weight Loss

The tech entrepreneur turning science fiction into reality teaches his kids 3 lessons to help them dream big

Not many people can say that they've made a career of fulfilling their childhood dreams, but Peter Diamandis likes to see his 9-year-old self as the driving force in his life.<p>Diamandis is a serial entrepreneur who's founded the XPRIZE entrepreneur competition series, the tech research center …

Space Travel

The amazing ways intermittent fasting affects your body and brain

It's odd to think that depriving yourself of a necessity for life might be one of the most powerful ways to transform your health. Yet there's more and more evidence for the idea that fasting could have powerful health benefits for both the body and brain.<p>There are many different forms of fasting, …

Holistic Medicine

I drank fire cider for a week — and I'm never drinking coffee again

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as the remedy for everything from dull skin to dandruff, so it's not surprising that fire cider, an apple cider vinegar drinking tonic, has been catching on too. Fire vinegar, as it's also known, is not unlike a shrub (a fruity, vinegary syrup you mix with water …

Cider

The 15 biggest differences between French and American parenting

There are few things that the mythos of the French lifestyle — which purports that everything the French do, from eating to wearing clothes to putting on weddings— hasn't touched.<p>It also extends, unsurprisingly, to parenting. And, as it turns out, there are a few distinctive differences in …

Kids

I drank lemon water every morning for a week — and I saw results

Winter can be a difficult time to stay healthy when it seems like everyone around you is infected with the flu. Although there are many natural remedies and precautions you can take to try and fight these nasty viruses, sometimes, their attack is just too strong. So this winter, I decided to try …

Immune System

Trump's new tax plan might just make your new car more costly

Changes to the federal tax code means buyers of new cars may have to pony up as much as $7,000 in additional taxes, auto experts warn.<p>Experts are still trying to digest the full impact of the new law, but some of the changes will clearly impact car buyers. How much could depend on what they buy, …

Donald Trump

Shares in a telecoms company jumped 130% after it pivoted to blockchain

LONDON — The price of shares in UK small-cap company Stapleton Capital more than doubled after the company said it would look at investments in blockchain technology.<p>Stapelton Capital, which was formed to acquire businesses in the telecoms sector, announced on Monday that it is changing its name to …

Blockchain

A Stanford study of 45 million students found something startling about which kids succeed

For many parents, judging a local public school comes down to average test scores and the amount of money going into that school.<p>A new Stanford University study of test scores from 45 million students, who populate the about 11,000 US public-school districts, upends that set of assumptions.<p>The …

Education

Ripple briefly overtakes Ethereum as the No. 2 crypto

• <b>Ripple's XRP briefly passed Ethereum on Friday as the No. 2 cryptocurrency by market cap.</b>• <b><br>XRP's market cap reached $73.65 billion before the digital coin pared its gains.</b>• <b><br>XRP has gained more than 5,000% in 2017.</b><p>A red-hot close to 2017 briefly caused Ripple's XRP to overtake Ethereum as the …

Cryptocurrency

A former Stanford dean reveals 7 ways parents can raise successful kids

A former dean of freshmen at Stanford, from 2002 to 2012, and the author of "How to Raise an Adult," Lythcott-Haims has seen time and again that sheltered kids don't make for capable adults.<p>She has built a career on encouraging parents to take a more hands-off approach, favoring tough love instead …

I tried the best-selling teeth whitener on Amazon, and it really worked

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Active Wow<p>You only have seven seconds to make a first impression, so when the majority of the data being gathered to make that determination …

10 apps that will make your life easier this holiday season

<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>Paribus gets you rebates when your purchases experience price drops or late deliveries, without any effort from you.Paribus<p>At their …

8 effective and creative ways to learn a new language as an adult

<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>But before you lead your whole life believing that you've missed your window, you might want to take a glance at the 2010 study that …

Language Learning

How Mobile Tech Makes ALS Treatment Easier To Manage

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a fatal incurable neurodegenerative disease.<p>According to the UC San Diego School of Medicine, ALS usually strikes people between the ages of 40 and 70, and it’s estimated that as many as 30,000 Americans have the disease. …

Chefs reveal the one supermarket pasta sauce that's actually worth buying

Chances are, if you ask an Italian chef for a jarred pasta sauce recommendation, they'll look at you like you have three heads (and a less-than-refined palette).<p>It's always best to whip up your own pasta sauce— just combine San Marzano tomatoes, basil, and olive oil, and season to taste. But when …

Cooking

9 things you can do to raise the most successful kids

Much has been written about the attributes of high-achieving adults, and what makes them different from everyone else. But if you're a parent, a more compelling question may be: "What can I do to make sure my kids succeed in life?" Here's what researchers say.

8 of the best running sneakers you can buy right now

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>EUKicks<p>In recent years, trends in sneakers have shifted from clunky basketball silhouettes and retro designs to futuristic runners.<p>Many …