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IRS Unlocks The 'Door' For High-Income Savers

For years, there’s been a debate raging in the financial planning community surrounding something that’s colloquially become known as “The Back-Door Roth IRA.” Some practitioners (including myself) have been advocates of the planning strategy, which involves a two-step process that effectively …

Retirement

What I Tell My Friends Who Ask Me What Digital Camera to Buy

All for less than $1,000.<p>I grew up taking pictures and making videos, I went to film school, and I’ve kept on snapping away in the years after …

Cameras

Forget gluten—this might be the actual cause of your health woes

Just when you think you’ve perfected an eating plan that’s good for your gut and won’t cause inflammation, along comes a new buzzword linked to …

Wellness

How to Lose 30 Pounds in 9 Weeks With No Diet Pills

If you want to lose a significant amount of weight, you need a specialized plan of attack. Weight loss requires creating a calorie deficit, or …

Fitness

The One Low-Carb Food You Should Avoid Because It Slows Down Your Metabolism In The Morning

Every day is a fresh start. Kinda corny, but we need all the motivation we can muster when it comes to getting out of bed. And now that we’re up, we …

Nutrition

Master the art of project management with this Lean Six Sigma online course

Do you love getting stuff done? Do you treat your list of daily goals as absolute gospel? Does efficiency make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside? If …

Project Management

There's A Secret Outlet For Brand Name Kitchen Cabinets

Everyone likes a bargain, no doubt. Is everyone willing, for the sake of said bargain, to complete troves of research, take detailed measurements, …

Lowe's

Here's One Way To Fix Those Annoying Scratches In Your Door Handles

You’d think car paint would be tougher than fingernails, but you’ve probably also seen these annoying scratches on the doorhandles of your cars. I …

Doorhandle

This tax strategy is ‘skyrocketing’ in popularity, expert says

While a significant number of taxpayers are no longer able to itemize under the new tax code, Americans are tapping creative ways to maximize benefits and make the most of the new laws.<p>For example, for those who donate to charity each year, but can no longer claim the deduction, there is still a …

Retirement

The 3 Best Ages to Start Taking Social Security

Image source: Getty Images<p>You can start receiving your Social Security retirement benefits as early as age 62, but the longer you wait beyond that, up to age 70, the higher your monthly checks will be. The trade-off, though, is that the longer you delay, the fewer checks you'll receive over your …

Retirement

9 Foods You Should Never Eat If You Have Diabetes

Well, almost never.<p>For those who don’t have diabetes, nibbling a cookie here or some French fries there isn’t a big deal. Those unhealthy treats may run counter to your diet or weight-loss goals, but eating them isn’t the end of the world. For diabetics, on the other hand, one too many slip-ups …

Nutrition

Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates

You're reading Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

How to Give Your Home Positive Energy with Flowers & Plants

Has the season's unpredictable weather have you feeling gloomy or unmotivated lately? Does your home feel stale, uninspiring? If you've been in a rut of any kind, we're here to share one way to bring some positive energy into your home, stat―and it might be as simple as taking a trip to your local …

Plants

Paint Your House This Color and It Could Sell for Almost $5,000 More

Originally published by Real Simple<p>It’s true that it’s a seller’s market out there, especially with reports that this year is one of the most …

Here's how the Social Security retirement benefit formula works

Do you know how much retirement income to expect from Social Security?<p>Social Security is the largest retirement program in the United States, but far too many people don't understand how their retirement benefit is determined. Knowing how Social Security benefits are calculated can help you make …

Retirement

Morgan Stanley studied decades of stock market history and nailed down the best areas that protect against huge portfolio losses

Not all defensive sectors are created equal. And when the next major stock market downturn hits, Morgan Stanley wants its clients to be positioned in the best-possible way.<p>A team of nearly three dozen analysts recently compiled a scorecard of the best defensive sectors, based on their study of …

Guide to Series I and Series EE U.S. Savings Bonds

Beginner's Guide to Series I and Series EE U.S. Savings Bonds<p>Updated June 01, 2018<p>Savings Bonds are one of the oldest and easiest to understand …

5 Carbs That Will Never Cause Weight Gain, According To Nutritionists

We are super conscious about eating healthy. Sure we have a square of dark chocolate each night after dinner, but that’s a necessity and not an …

Tennessee man thought he was buying iPhones; he got rocks instead

A Tennessee man thought he was getting a deal on iPhones, but instead he got a box full of rocks and one with a lock. While the words rhyme, the …

Here's How to Kick Your Sugar Cravings to the Curb Once and for All

As someone who consistently craves sweets—almost every single day and especially late at night—I know that cutting back on sugar is difficult at best …

25 Things You Need to Do When You Move Into Your New Home

Take care of these vital tasks right away to avoid headaches later.<p>The minute you walk in to your new home, your mind will be racing with to-dos. …

Before and After: A Granite-Heavy Kitchen Gets Made Over with Marble — Kitchen Makeover

What's the best remedy for two competing patterns of speckled stone in a kitchen? Sometimes the answer is a third, completely different material.

4 Stretches to Open Your Hips

Opening the hips through proper stretching counteracts the degenerative effects of a sedentary lifestyle spent in front of a computer, sitting in …

Where to Have a Zika-Free Caribbean Vacation

Wishing for a relaxing Caribbean getaway but worried about the risk of Zika? We’ve put together a list of island getaways that are perfect for a …

A Tax-Free Retirement Strategy In Trump's New Tax Plan

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act creates an opportunity for retirees to pay attention to the new rules in effect, now that the tax filing deadline has passed and most accountants have more time to create a tax road map with all the financial accounts. The goal of creating a tax road map is to determine …

Retirement

Bill Gates Says Every Manager Should Read This Book

The Bill Gates book club has a new addition.<p>The co-founder of Microsoft and co-chair of the Gates Foundation has written a testimonial for John …

I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ Insane ‘Deadpool 2’ Workout—and Now I Know Why He’s Shredded

We started with sandbag lunges.<p>Just a few days before <i>Deadpool 2</i> premiered around the country, I took a trip to New York City gym Drive 495 to meet up …

Retirement planning: 7 Social Security "did you know" moments to consider

Were you aware of these Social Security facts?<p>Social Security arguably is the most important social program in this country, but you wouldn't know that by quizzing the American public on their knowledge of the program.<p>Back in 2015, MassMutual Financial Group did just this and found that only 28% of …

Retirement

Reboot Claims to Increase Muscle Mass, Decrease Body Fat and Reignite Your Sex Drive

Be Spunki, the brand behind the Reboot pill for men claims that its new product has…well, a lot of impressive benefits. You read the headline, right? …

Wallpaper of the Week - Cube Houses from Rotterdam, Netherlands

It's been a little while since our last WPW; following up our comeback with the Wallpaper of the Week series, it’s crazy to imagine there’s more than …

Architecture