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Looking for Dividend Income? Then Check Out These 9% Yielders

These two midstream companies offer big-time yields backed by sound financials.<p>The average stock in the <b>S&P 500</b> yields just under 1.9% these days. Not …

Investing

How to Protect Your Assets Against a Stock Market Crash

Consider these strategies before the next market plunge.<p>Fears of a stock market crash have risen dramatically so far this year, as many believe that …

Investing

This Is the Simplest, Most Successful Way to Save Enough Money for Retirement

Use your money to make more money.<p>Your nest egg is made up of two component parts: the contributions you diligently make to your retirement accounts …

Retirement

How to invest money in 2018: The best beginner’s investment plan, with funds, stocks, bonds and more

Perhaps you’ve heard that to really grow your money, you need to start investing. But does just the thought of the topic make you feel anxious? …

Retirement

Nuro’s self-driving vehicle is a grocery-getter and errand-runner

Not every self-driving car has to be able to move passengers from point A to point B. Take, for example, Nuro: The startup just revealed their unique autonomous vehicle platform, which is more of a mobile small logistics platform than a self-driving car.<p>The company, which has been working away in …

Autonomous Cars

Is Albania Eastern Europe's answer to the Amalfi Coast?

“Albania!” my barrister friend exclaimed when Mrs Harding divulged our holiday destination. “What have you done wrong?”<p>The answer, in short, was that we were taking a punt on the word of a politician. In a political interview I did for this newspaper with Edi Rama, the country’s prime minister, …

How to create a budget—and stick to it

<i>This story is part of Resilient America, a series in which people share stories of how they've rebounded from personal challenges—and lessons for us</i> …

Personal Finance

3 Moves That Will Keep Your Retirement Plan on the Right Track

Don't overlook the small risks that can trip up your strategy.<p>When it comes retirement planning, we naturally focus on the risks we’re most aware of …

Retirement

Mellow-Out Your Day With This Snowboarder’s Peaceful Ride Down a Mountain

The vast majority of snowboarding videos are packed with high-speed slalom runs, over-the-top jumps, and stunts intended to show off a rider’s …

A man who retired at 34 shares a spreadsheet that helped him get there

Tab 1: Balances<p>Balances is the finances-at-a-glance tab.<p>Brandon uses the website Personal Capital to track his spending and saving, and inputs those …

Retirement

12 Daily Reminders We Need to Read Every Morning for the Rest of the Year

<i>Where you ultimately end up this year is dependent on your daily attitude and response.</i>This morning one of our course students, Monica—a recovering …

FaceTime

A shockingly good track record: Norman Rothery's portfolio of dividend momentum stocks

<i>Norman Rothery, PhD, CFA, is the founder of StingyInvestor.com</i><p>It's almost time to unleash the wee ghouls and goblins, with plastic jack-o'-lanterns in hand, to scour the neighbourhood for chips and candy. It's an odd ritual when you think about it.<p>But the treasure it generates pales in comparison …

Investing

Fragile! Handle Your Retirement With Care

By Michael Crook and Morgan Unger<p>An interesting thought exercise may help investors who are nearing retirement to better consider the impact of stock …

Stock Markets

I stopped working at 34 and I'm convinced early retirement isn't about money — it's about lifestyle

<b>• The blogger behind Mr. Crazy Kicks saved and invested his way to early retirement at 34.</b><p><b>• He says there are two ways to get to early retirement faster: Increase income and decrease spending.</b><p><b>• The key is maximizing happiness per dollar.</b><p>The key to achieving financial independence is developing your …

Retirement

6 Airports Where a Layover Can Become a Mini-Vacation

Photo by Mike Wilson on Unsplash<p>Free layover tours at increasingly popular Asian and Middle Eastern hubs now allow connecting passengers to explore …

Why Changing Your Perspective Is The Key To Success

People have long claimed to hold the single secret to success — from personality traits to magic herbs and daily habits that promise to make …

Personality

Don't Let Unpleasant Sensations Take Control of Your Mind

Welcome back to <b>Mid-Week Meditations</b>, Lifehacker’s weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and how you can use its waters to reflect on and improve …

You Can’t Afford Not to Hire a Certified Financial Planner | Investopedia

One of the biggest misconceptions when it comes to certified financial planners (CFP) is that only the affluent can afford them. That couldn’t be …

8 Brutally Honest Truths Every Man Should Know About Money

Money, it’s a gas<p>In a perfect world, you’d be Scrooge McDuck-ing into a pool of money every morning.<p>But it’s not that world, and even if it was, …

Save money by making these 5 simple phone calls today

Sometimes it seems like the only way to save money is to live like a miser: You're constantly hearing things like, "skip brunch" and "save your tax …

Personal Finance

The 10 commandments for financial success: Follow these rules and grow richer

Wouldn't it be nice if your paycheck came with an instruction manual? "After rent and student loan payments, you can spend up to $250 on fun this …

Personal Finance

Forget Resolutions. Try These 7 Ways To Design Your Life

If you’re busy making New Year’s resolutions, stop. Instead, try designing your year.<p>Planning your future, even in the form of something as seemingly simple as New Year’s resolutions, is what designers call a wicked problem.<p><i>6 Surefire Ways To Improve Your Financial Life In 2017</i><p>Wicked problems have …

Design

5 free online classes to improve your financial literacy

Education has become a personal finance issue of late, with countless Millennials deep in student loan debt. But thanks to massively open online courses (MOOCs), you can learn—whether about money or music or marketing—for free.<p>Sometimes there is a fee for graded coursework, but you can still access …

Personal Finance

How Can I Invest with Less Than $100?

Even though $100 might not sound like a lot, the power of compounding can be incredible. It has been said, "Do not despise the day of small …

Then She Fell

Award winning Then She Fell by Third Rail Projects. One of New York's best immersive theater performances in Brooklyn.