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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

PSA: Here’s how to check for – and remove – the Mac malware mshelper

If your Mac seems to be running at high fan rates or you’re seeing reduced battery-life for no apparent reason, you may want to check for some Mac malware that seems to be going around …<p>A couple of support threads have described people finding a process called mshelper using a lot of CPU usage.<p>From …

Computer Hardware

The Corner of California You’ve Never Been to Has Junipers, Waterfalls, and Unbelievably Starry Skies (Video)

“Where the West still lives.”<p>California is full of clichés. Sandy beaches line the coast, the ocean waves dotted with surfers. Hollywood starlets …

National Parks

How to keep using Time Machine without AirPort or Time Capsule

Apple’s AirPort routers introduced one game-changing new feature to the world: easy backups. Time Machine is Apple’s automatic backup utility, and it made backups easy enough for non-nerds to use regularly.<p>The easiest way to use it was to buy a Time Capsule, a wireless AirPort router with a hard …

Operating Systems

How to enable Wi-Fi calling on iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch

Wi-Fi calling is a nifty feature that allows you to make phone calls on your iPhone even when it doesn’t have any cellular connectivity. Follow along as we walk you through how to enable Wi-Fi calling on your iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.<p>These steps are pretty much the same on the iPhone and iPad. …

This Famous Luxury Train Has Announced Amazing New Vacation Packages for 2019

Looking to visit Canada on an upcoming vacation? Our vote is to see the country's majestic landscapes by train, aboard the Rocky Mountaineer. The …

Country Lifestyle

This is the last VPN you are ever going to need, and it's on sale

There's an age-old adage that goes, "get a VPN or risk getting your Google search history exposed to the entirety of the Internet."<p>Okay, fine, so …

Top Reasons to Visit Laughlin, Nevada

Laughlin is a laid-back, country sort of gambling town with rodeos, motorcycle rallies, and really cheap hotel rooms. Laughlin attracts lots of …

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Get your own corner of the Web for less! Register a new .COM for just $9.99 for the first year and get everything you need to make your mark online — …

How to Pick a Lock With a Paper Clip | The Art of Manliness

So you know how to pick a lock with a tension wrench and rake. This is an incredibly useful skill, which will allow you to get in your house if you …

DIY

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analysing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

The Best Way to Breeze Through Customs (Even Faster Than Global Entry)

Nobody’s complaining about cheap airfares. Especially when those airfares are to previously-cost-prohibitive international hotspots like Milan or …

Flying

How To (Legally) Download Or Stream Movies For Free

It's easy to find movies to download or stream; even for law-abiding popcorn munchers! If you're flying straight and narrow or want to support and …

Humble pie shop treats East Dallas to hot coffee and perfect flaky crust

The Garland Road corridor east of White Rock Lake gets a little more foodie-esque with the opening of <b>Humble Pies</b>, a new pie shop opening in late …

The 37 States That Don't Tax Social Security Benefits

Do you live in one of the 13 states that do tax them?<p>When you think of double taxation, you might think of dividends. After all, they're paid to you …

20 Luxury Vacations That Are Surprisingly Affordable

Just because you’re not a member of the one percent, it doesn’t mean you can’t travel like it. Whether it’s booking a safari adventure or vacationing …

Luxury Lifestyle

Instant Pot expands cooker recall

Some of the devices could overheat and melt<p>Ottawa company Instant Pot is expanding the recall of one of its cookers, because of concerns there is a …

The 25 best destinations for winter sun

Here's Why I Plan to Take Social Security at 62

The right age to take your benefits is a personal decision, but for me, the answer is a no-brainer.<p>Instead of waiting to claim Social Security at my …

50 places in the US where retirement is affordable, healthcare is excellent, and life is good

Deciding where to live in retirement may be one of the last major financial decisions you'll make, and picking the right spot is important.<p>WalletHub set out to put worried minds at ease. The site used available data for the 150 largest US cities to find the best and worst places to lay your hat. We …

Best IPAs in America

As the craft beer world has grown to support over 4000 unique breweries around the United States, no style has kept up with India Pale Ale. As of …

This multi-coloured corn is real and there's a fantastic story behind it

The story of Glass Gem corn begins with an Oklahoma farmer named Carl Barnes. Barnes, now in his 80s, is half-Cherokee. He began growing older corn …

Paycheck bump coming soon -- here’s how much you can expect

New IRS federal tax-withholding guidelines should give millions of Americans higher paychecks in 2018.<p>The Treasury Department recently released new withholding tables based on the recently passed tax-reform bill.<p>These tables tell employers how much to withhold from their employees' paychecks, and …

Retirement

If I Could Buy Only 1 Marijuana Stock, This Would Be It

Marijuana stocks are hot. And this one could generate heat for a long time to come.<p>According to the Chinese, 2018 will be the year of the dog. When …

Your iPhone tracks every place you visit. Here’s how to see the map.

Your iPhone knows where you are, and it remembers where you have been. It keeps a record of your frequent hangouts — aka “significant locations” — and uses this data to make location-based suggestions using Siri and to power other features. Don’t panic, though: This data is kept on your phone, not …

You’ll Need One of These 5 VPNS Once Net Neutrality Is Gone

Deals to encrypt your data from prying eyes.<p>The FCC made it official: net neutrality is on its way out. What does that mean for all of us as …

Doctors Have No Explanation: Mix Cinnamon And Honey And Cure Arthritis, Cancer, Gallbladder Infection, High Cholesterol And More

The traditional Chinese medicine has used the combination of honey and cinnamon for thousands of years, and this mixture has a long tradition of use …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

Best outdoor product of 2017

<i>Every year, Digital Trends editors hand pick the most exciting products we’ve had the privilege of handling this year. Make sure to check out award</i> …

Best Buy Cyber Monday 2017 Game Deals: Sony PS4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PC, And 3DS Sale Items

<b>Cyber Monday</b> is here to help you forget about Black Friday, but a number of deals from last week's event (outlined below) have carried over at Best Buy. You can still get an <b>Xbox One S</b> for $190 or PS4 controllers for $40, for instance. There are some new deals to be had as well, but more notable is …

Gaming