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Viking River Cruises | Viking Cruises | Viking River

Ralph Grizzle<p>River Cruise Advisor<p>Nordic Aesthetic<p>While you may know Aquavit as the flavored Scandinavian spirit, on Viking’s Longships, the Aquavit …

Summer, Winter, Spring or Fall: Amsterdam Is the Place!

"Mom, there's more to Amsterdam than cannabis coffee shops," said my twenty something year old daughter as she boarded her plane for The Netherlands. She, a professional contemporary dancer and choreographer, would be working in Amsterdam for the next two months. "Its canals make it similar to …

European Travel

The City where you find real life

Enjoy the winter in Bratislava!<p>Top 10 Winter Experiences<p>Top 10 Events in 2018<p>Valentine's Day in Bratislava<p>News<p>Get to know the recent news and …

Lesser-known Capitals of Europe: Bratislava, Slovakia!

<b>Bratislava Castle at Night</b> (by Juraj Kubica)<p>Today we're 'traveling' to Bratislava, in this post I'll try to present Bratislava in a nutshell, which will then hopefully raise your interest in visiting the city yourself! Grab a map, try and find France (easy as pie right?). Then, drag your finger …

European Travel

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4 Reasons Retirement Saving Strategies Fail

No retirement strategy is complete if it hasn’t addressed these potential problems.<p>Some people fail at retirement savings because they don't create a …

Loading up on stocks — after you retire

Should you invest more in stocks as you age?<p>Conventional wisdom would have you reduce the percentage of your nest egg you invest in stocks over the …

Retirement

3 Huge Social Security Mistakes You Should Avoid

Source: Flickr user hobvias sudoneighm<p>Social Security plays an important role in Americans' retirement plans. For the most part, Social Security offers a fairly straightforward proposition: Money is taken out of your paycheck while you work, then when you retire, you file and collect …

Six ways to safely spend more in retirement

Robert Powell | Special to USA TODAY<p>Retirees are being nervous Nellies with their nest eggs.<p>Yes, retirees are withdrawing money from their retirement accounts at a very slow rate or not at all, according to researchers at Texas Tech University's Personal Financial Planning Department.<p>And by doing …

2014: A Case For ETF Portfolio Investing

Now that the year is behind us and we have some nice round numbers, it’s a good time to look back and understand how building an ETF portfolio really works.<p>For this experiment, let’s use some widely held ETFs that track the major market benchmarks. The bottom line is simple: Taken in 12-month …

Save Your Retirement With Cheap Value Stocks

Trying to figure out the current market correctly has burnt the tail feathers off many a professional investor and policymaker, from the cream of hedge fund managers to the top echelon at the Federal Reserve, as well as virtually every other major central bank. Given the widespread angst, is there …

Stock Markets

Smart Swiss Ball Moves

<b>Hip-Raise and Leg Curl</b><br>This is one of the best moves you can do to strengthen your hips and hamstrings—as long as you do it right. Don’t release your legs from the curl quickly. Instead, take at least 4 seconds to straighten them. Studies have shown that this technique can greatly increase muscle …

11 Rules for Eating Healthy on the Road

<b>2. Know where you're going.</b><br>When you're in a new city or on the road, avoid stopping at the first fast-food burger joint you see as soon as you're hungry. Keen recommends using an app like AroundME while you're on your way to the destination. It will let you locate healthier restaurant chains, like …

New Orleans: The Men’s Health City Guide | Men's Health

<b>Commander’s Palace</b><br>A stupid number of great chefs got their start at this haute creole institution, including Emeril Lagasse and Paul Prudhomme.<p><b>Ba Mien</b><br>The name translates to “three regions,” which is a mission statement of sorts for this fabulous Vietnamese dive that cooks up dishes from the …

Austin: The Men’s Health City Guide

Everything’s bigger—and a little weirder—in this hipster-friendly Texas town<p>Old-school cowboy values play nice with highfalutin eating and drinking concepts in the hippest town in Texas.<p><b>WHERE TO EAT</b><p><b>Uchiko and Uchi</b>Hailed as one of the top Japanese restaurants in the U.S., this one-two punch of …

Texas

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

Fitness