Stephanie Young

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31 Life-Changing Products On Amazon You’ll Wish You’d Known About Sooner

FOMO is one of the weirder, more annoying side effects of social media usage (that and getting friend requested by your parents). But it can also …

Shopping

3 Retirement Mistakes You'll Come to Regret

Want to enjoy retirement to the fullest? Then steer clear of these major blunders.<p>On the road to retirement, countless seniors encounter their share …

The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

Your Complete Guide to the 2018 Tax Changes

Here's how the U.S. tax system is changing for 2018 and beyond.<p>President Trump recently signed the tax reform bill into law, and it makes major …

Retirement

Why Do So Many People Claim Social Security at 62?

One reason may surprise you.<p>The most popular age in America to claim Social Security benefits is age 62, according to the Center for Retirement …

13 Yummy Christmas Cookies from Around the World

Heaping plates of Christmas cookies are basically synonymous with the holidays. It seems that nearly every country around the globe has their own variation of the holiday classic. In fact, some of these regions have been making a version for hundreds of years. If you’re looking for a way to …

Dessert
Retirement

3 Ways to Have a Happy Retirement, According to People Who've Already Retired

How to tilt the odds in your favor.<p>“Happiness,” it’s been said, “is like a butterfly. The more you chase it, the more it will evade you.” In other …

Retirement

Nine ways to improve your mental health with your daily habits

Most people struggle with their mental health at some point in their life, some more than others.<p>But there are little things you do in your daily …

19 Comfy, Travel-friendly Shoes Made for Walkin'

A favorite among the likes of Kate Middleton and Emma Watson, the Superga Cotu sneaker (from $65) has been a go-to for travelers for decades. This …

Don't jump into early retirement without considering these things

<b>Dear Liz:</b> I am almost 59½. Can I retire at 60½?<p>I have $570,000 in a 401(k) and $180,000 in an IRA. I owe $253,000 on a condo that would sell for $600,000. I plan to buy a home next year for $400,000 and pay off the mortgage with the proceeds of the condo. Then I would be left with no bills. I will …

2018 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits

Here’s how much you can save in your 401(k), IRA, SEP-IRA, SIMPLE IRA, or other tax-advantaged retirement account.<p>The IRS recently announced updated …

Cozy Hygge Bedtime Rituals To Try Tonight

After a hectic day, most of us just fall into bed without decompressing, only to start another busy day the following morning. What if we changed …

Sleep

How to Shoot TIme Exposures with iPhone

Long Exposures with iPhone<p>Handheld time exposures!<p><b>Lee Vining Falls, 11 AM, 24 October 2017.</b> 2½ second time exposure, hand-held. bigger.<p>This ad-free …

Mobile Photography

3 Reasons to Retire as Early as You Can -- and How to Do It

There may be more good reasons to retire than you realized, and you may be able to afford an early retirement, too -- here's how.<p>Many, if not most, …

Sharpening in Lightroom: Make the Most Out of the Detail Panel

Adobe Lightroom was a pretty slick piece of software to begin with, but over the past several updates it has become an incredibly powerful tool for …

Tutorials

Many unaware of Roth 401(k) benefits

If you’re lucky enough to have a Roth 401(k) at work, there’s a good chance that you don’t really understand the features and benefits of that workplace retirement savings account.<p>Consider: just one-third of some 1,000 Roth 401(k) plan participants surveyed by Cerulli Associates could accurately …

Retirement

A mysterious 30-person college in the desert produces some of the most successful graduates in the world

Deep Springs College is a tiny 30-person-or-less school located in the desert of eastern California.<p>But the size isn't the only factor that sets Deep Springs apart. It is currently all male, tuition free, and located on a cattle ranch and alfalfa farm where students work to pay their way …

College & University

Should You Claim Social Security at 62?

Yes, delaying starting to collect Social Security checks will make them bigger. But there are actually a bunch of excellent reasons to not delay and …

Learn These Composition Tricks for Stunning Nature and Landscape Photographs (VIDEO)

Have you ever found yourself in a beautiful outdoor setting, only to be disappointed in the images you captured of the scene? That’s not an uncommon …

Landscape Photography

Here’s How to Pick the Perfect Paint Color Every Time

Let’s face it: Picking the right paint color is important. There’s no denying the shade we pick to adorn the walls is a fundamental part of any …

Interior Design

Opinion: Your 401(k) plan could be a gold mine if you do these two simple things

President Trump has made it clear that he wants no change to the tax advantages of 401(k) and similar retirement accounts, ending an uproar from …

Stock Markets

Key Lime Pie Mousse (10-Minute Dessert)

This key lime pie mousse is so refreshing, sweet, and creamy! It can be a great kick-start of the day and your ideal energetic breakfast or nice and …

Baking

New Report Names the 10 Best States for Aging

When it comes to ideal locations to retire, that distinction usually belongs to Arizona and those cities along Florida’s Atlantic and Gulf coasts. …

Country Lifestyle

10 Short Term Financial Goals You Can Complete Now

10 Short Term Financial Goals for the New Year<p>Updated October 12, 2017<p>The new year is a great time to set financial goals. However, it is not …

Personal Finance

How to Shoot a Day to Night Timelapse of the Milky Way Galaxy

This 10-minute tutorial by nature photography site Nature TTL teaches how to create a day to night time-lapse from sunset to a starry night sky. …

Here’s how to make an anti-inflammatory turmeric shot

Science has made it abundantly clear that your body does not like inflammation. More than being a nuisance that causes bloating, it has also been …

Productivity Apps to Stretch Your Days

We’re the first to test-drive any app that promises to make our to-do lists a little less daunting. On the flip side, the sheer number of options can …

Apps

6 Stretches For Your Booty Because You Know You Just Spent All Day Sitting On It

Tight hips are a literal pain in the ass. Like, you would think that since your butt lives most of its life in your shadow, it wouldn't present …

Yoga

5 Fat Burning Smoothies Nutritionists Always Recommend to Their Clients

Here at Byrdie, we staunchly believe there's no such thing as a quick-fix or miracle cure-all when it comes to weight loss and improving the health …