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What To Do With Your 401(k) Money When You Retire

<b>By Rodney Brooks, Next Avenue Contributor</b><p>Billions of dollars are at stake as boomers decide what to do with the $5.3 trillion they’ve invested in company-sponsored 401(k) plans when they retire. Leave the money where it is? Roll it over to an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) at a financial firm? …

Retirement

Ancient Wisdom Reveals 7 Rituals That Will Make You Happy

<b>***</b><b>Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it</b> …

Mindfulness

5 Retirement Rules to Live By

Your retirement can be even better and more financially secure if you know these rules and have a smart plan.<p>Rules can be annoying sometimes, but …

Retirement

10 Worst Mistakes You Can Make as A New Boss

Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something.<p>If you have plans of becoming a manager or taking on any leadership position, you can help yourself tremendously by being aware of the mistakes that hurt the reputations and relationships of new bosses. Here are the ten most common …

Leadership

Dear Managers: This Is How and When to Give Useful Feedback to Your Employees

If it's a one-time harmless mistake, do you really need to bring it up?<p>You know that giving your employees feedback--both positive encouragement and constructive criticism--is crucial to being a good manager (if you don't, read this and this).<p>But <i>where</i> and <i>when</i> you give it is just as important as …

Employment

Let’s talk about the Big Book: Everything your family needs to know when you die

Tax season is over. School is starting to wind down. Summer is coming.<p>Things have slowed enough to gather yourself and get organized.<p>We call it the Big Book in my family. Invented by my scrupulously detailed father-in-law, the Big Book is the index containing a road map to everything we own.<p>The …

Retirement

Stoicism & Coding

For the past several months I've been studying a philosophy known as Stoicism. I became interested in the subject after reading Meditations by Marcus …

Study Skills

10 Simple Habits That Will Make You More Likable Right Away

Enthusiasm is contagious.<p><i>What are some social life hacks? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Andrew Ferebee, 7-figure entrepreneur, on Quora:</b><p>Growing up, I was one of the shyest and …

Body Language

The 9 Ultimate Tips for Predicting Your Retirement Expenses

If you want a secure retirement, you need to predict how much you will spend on retirement expenses.<p>Some might say that trying to predict your costs …

Retirement

Top 5 Hiking Trails In America’s West

Throughout the history of America, the West has been a source of legend and wonder. It’s the site of our Manifest Destiny, a place of palatial …

National Parks

The best camping spots in every state for a cheap summer vacation

Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and improved sleep patterns.<p>But camping isn't just a prescription for dealing with urban angst and anxiety. It's also a joy in its own right — an excuse to go to bed …

National Parks

Want to Have a Good Retirement? 50 Tips for a Healthy, Wealthy and Happy Retirement

If you want to have a good retirement, you need to figure out what that means to you. Do some life planning for retirement, set goals and create a …

Retirement

3 Signs You're Not Really Ready to Retire

Don't ignore these warning signals, or you may come to regret it.<p>Many workers look forward to retirement and the more laid-back lifestyle it allows …

Retirement

This is the morning ritual that will make you happy: 4 secrets from stoicism

Sometimes life sucks. Bad. Really bad. And you feel like you want a refund.<p>But, of course, we need to accept that Life Avenue is going to have its …

Happiness

Medicare covers less than you might think. Here's how to avoid surprises

It's basically a rite of passage: You blow out the candles on your 65th birthday and get to sign up for Medicare.<p>Yet it's kind of like one of those …

Retirement

Should I move half of my savings into an annuity?

<i>I'm 64 and recently met with a financial adviser who wants me to invest $400,000 of my $800,000 portfolio in an annuity. I read some nasty reviews of this annuity, but the adviser says it's the best annuity out there. What do you suggest I do?—Anonymous</i><p>Whenever an adviser suggests moving a big …

Retirement

According to Hiring Managers, When Asked, "What Makes You Unique?", Don't Say This

Employers share what NOT to say about what makes you unique.<p>It's not uncommon in a job interview to be asked, <i>"What makes you unique?"</i> Most job seekers naturally feel the need to say something witty or unexpected. And, that's where things go wrong. I recently asked a group of professional recruiters …

Employment

5 Ancient Stoic Tactics for Modern Life | The Art of Manliness

Stoicism emerged as a philosophy, a way of life — similar to a religion, really — most famously in ancient Rome somewhere around 50-100 AD (even …

Winston Churchill

Inside Arizona: Expert Advice on What to Do and See

The sky’s the limit in a state graced with elemental energy, creative spark, and small-town flair.<p>Whitewashed churches, red rock canyons, and pink-blossom cacti. “Green stick” palo verde trees, Navajo turquoise, and swell-egant resorts. Discoveries crop up everywhere in the 48th state.<p>A deep …

National Parks

The Pros and Cons Of New Unconventional Leadership Styles

Company culture is changing, and some managers are experimenting with out-of-the-norm methods. Here’s what works and what doesn’t.<p>As companies become flatter with blurred boundaries, there is a greater push toward authentic leadership. As a result, a lot of unconventional leadership styles are …

4 Reasons Great Leaders Don't Need to Criticize

Here's why listening and asking questions is more effective than direct criticism.<p>I have a fundamental belief about the kind of people I try to employ. And that's that they're going to be harder on themselves than I'll ever need to be.<p>I also believe that the concept of constructive criticism is …

This Tweak Will Win Your Next Job Interview

In business, people care about results -- make sure you lead by telling a potential employer how you've helped produce great ones<p>Last week I was talking to a job seeker. She was on her way out of a decade at a big technology company and had already gotten many interviews. In each one, she had made …

The Most Important Question to Ask in a Job Interview, and the Answers to Look for

There is infinite advice about how to interview effectively, both as the employer and the employee. Here's the question that works wonders.<p>Interviewing candidates to fill a position can be an overwhelming task and a time suck. It's a big challenge to identify an individual's actual performance …

Awakening in the West: Zen, Marcus Aurelius, Stoicism, and Learning to Fall

For some today is a day to mark the life of Patrick, the Romano-British missionary bishop to Ireland. Whose fortunes in various circles has declined …

Meditation

A Japanese Buddhist Master reveals 21 rules of life that will blow your mind

For years I struggled to find the peace I really wanted.<p>You know the dream:<p>Happiness<p>Not overthinking<p>No anxiety<p>Physically fit<p>And the to live every …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Want to Increase Your Happiness This Year? Science Says 1 Rare Habit Truly Stands Out | Inc.com

Positive psychology has got me hooked. This explosive field's body of research is telling us that if we desire a life of happiness, and if we truly want to experience its psychological, physical, and social benefits, we need to train our brain to the "positive." This can only be done through …

Happiness

Meet “Better Self,” a New Web Destination for Anyone Who’s Into Self-Improvement

It’s that time of year when we vow to reassess: What did we do well in 2017? What could we do differently in 2018? How can our lives be happier and healthier, or shall we finally say we’re good enough?<p>Wherever you are on your personal journey, Better Self will be right beside you. With its …

Bestsellers

Fix Your Knee Pain With These Simple Exercises

You’ve probably had a twinge or two of knee pain in your life. But just because knee pain is fairly common, that doesn’t mean it’s something you …

Marcus

<i>on</i> April 2, 2018 • ( 11 )<p>Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus, one the few philosopher-kings (well, okay, emperor) in the history of the world, is a …

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