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Peter Morici: Planning for retirement should begin in college

MarketWatch.com - Top Stories - Colleges should offer capstone classes in retirement planning to everyone about to graduate, writes Peter Morici.
Mon, 21 May 2018 13:38:05 - #retirement #newstidbits

More U.S. businesses are becoming worker co-ops: Here's why

FastCompany - With new tools and political policies now in place to support them, there could be a boom in employee-owned business ahead as baby boomers retire...
Mon, 21 May 2018 13:38:04 - #boomer #newstidbits

Danica Is Only Woman In Indy 500 - Qualifies As 7th Fastest Driver

PR Newswire: High Tech Security - GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures, is counting down the days to what promises...
Mon, 21 May 2018 13:13:14 - #godaddy #newstidbits

Chrome drops 'secure' label for HTTPS websites

Infosec - Naked Security - When it comes to browser security, how important are the address bar icons and labels that tell users about a site's security...
Mon, 21 May 2018 13:13:11 - #newstidbits

Optimism About Availability of Good Jobs Hits New Heights

Life - Gallup Headlines - Optimism about the U.S. job market is at a 17-year high, with 67% of Americans saying now is a good time to find a quality...
Mon, 21 May 2018 12:40:51 - #newstidbits

Fewer men are being screened, diagnosed, and treated for prostate cancer

Life - EurekAlert - A new study reveals declines in prostate cancer screening and diagnoses in the United States in recent years, as well as decreases...
Mon, 21 May 2018 12:40:50 - #newstidbits

Between Local and Laniakea

Life - ESA-Hubble POW - At first glance, this image is dominated by the vibrant glow of the swirling spiral to the lower left of the frame. However,...
Mon, 21 May 2018 12:40:49 - #newstidbits

In the Heart of the Tarantula Nebula

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - In the heart of monstrous
Mon, 21 May 2018 12:40:48 - #newstidbits

Exercise to stay young: 4-5 days a week to slow down your heart's aging

Life - EurekAlert - Participating in exercise 4-5 days per week is necessary to keep your heart young, according to new research published in The Journal...
Mon, 21 May 2018 12:40:47 - #newstidbits

Improving heart health could prevent frailty in old age

Life - EurekAlert - The largest study of its kind, led by the University of Exeter, found that even small reductions in risk factors helped to reduce...
Mon, 21 May 2018 12:40:46 - #newstidbits

Larger waistlines are linked to higher risk of vitamin D deficiency

Life - EurekAlert - Higher levels of belly fat are associated with lower vitamin D levels in obese individuals, according to data presented in Barcelona...
Mon, 21 May 2018 12:40:45 - #newstidbits

Well-baby exam: What to expect during routine checkups

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Sun, 20 May 2018 22:13:17 - #newstidbits

Baby naps: Daytime sleep tips

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Sun, 20 May 2018 22:13:16 - #newstidbits

How to build your own pension with annuities

CNN - Personal Finance -
Sun, 20 May 2018 22:13:15 - #newstidbits

Management tips from a brilliant business leader

The Gates Notes - Bill Gates reviews "Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World With OKRs" by John Doerr
Sun, 20 May 2018 22:13:14 - #billgates #gatesfoundation #newstidbits

Alzheimer's stages: How the disease progresses

MayoClinic.com - Alzheimer's disease can last more than a decade. See what types of behaviors are common in each of the stages as the disease progresses.
Sun, 20 May 2018 22:13:13 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

Bill Gates Shares His Memories of Donald Trump

Slashdot - MSNBC recently published a video of Bill Gates telling his staff at the Gates Foundation that he had two meetings with Donald Trump since the...
Sun, 20 May 2018 21:37:57 - #microsoft #melindagates #billgates #gatesfoundation #newstidbits

Hands-on: This is the OnePlus 6, starting at $529

The Next Web - After months of rumors, leaks, and teasing the OnePlus 6 is finally a real thing. It starts at $529 and will go on sale May 22. As usual, it...
Sun, 20 May 2018 21:13:12 - #newstidbits

There are more retiree millionaires than ever

CNBC-Top Business - In light of recent market swings, retirement savers should stay focused on long-term goals, Fidelity says.
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:52 - #retirement #newstidbits

How much Americans have saved for retirement

CNBC-Top Business - It's not even close to enough.
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:51 - #retirement #newstidbits

People expect their retirement to be worse that it is, survey finds

CNBC-Top Business - "Once people retire, they're not so bad off financially," said Frank Newport, editor-in-chief of Gallup.
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:50 - #retirement #newstidbits

The top 10 cities attracting retirees

CNBC-Top Business - SmartAsset has compiled a list of the top 10 U.S. cities attracting the most inbound retiree relocators for 2018.
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:48 - #retirement #newstidbits

Half of Americans fail this quiz on Social Security benefits

CNBC-Top Business - Your Social Security retirement benefits could be worth more than $1 million over your lifetime.
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:47 - #retirement #newstidbits

Indy 500 Field Won't Be Expanded for Hinchcliffe, Mann

U.S. News - IndyCar is not considering expanding its field to 33 cars to make room for James Hinchcliffe and Pippa Mann to make the Indianapolis 500.
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:31 - #newstidbits

How Living Longer Will Impact Your Retirement

U.S. News - With older Americans living longer than expected, it's key to get your financial plan in order.
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:30 - #retirement #newstidbits

6 Low Risk Investments to Build Retirement Income

U.S. News - Diversify retirement income streams while protecting your money.
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:29 - #retirement #newstidbits

7 Steps to Pay off Debt in Retirement

U.S. News - Follow a plan to tackle lingering loans and start building wealth for retirement.
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:27 - #retirement #newstidbits

Restored WWII Bomber Memphis Belle Makes Public Debut

U.S. News - The World War II bomber Memphis Belle is set to go on display for the first time since getting a yearslong restoration at the National Museum...
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:25 - #newstidbits

Your Guide to Retirement Planning

U.S. News - Here's how to get your finances ready for retirement.
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:24 - #retirement #newstidbits

12K video footage taken over New York City is absolutely breathtaking

BGR - At a certain point, one has to wonder just how mesmerizing video footage in the future is going to look. Even today, the quality one experiences...
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:13:33 - #newstidbits

3.4 million households have ditched cable since 2012

BGR - Cord-cutting has gone from a whispered industry nightmare to a very present reality, with over a million people killing their traditional pay...
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:13:32 - #newstidbits

Republican congressman argues that rocks falling into the ocean are causing sea levels to rise

BGR - Imagine being a climate scientist. You spend years of your life studying the ebbs and flows of the Earth, gathering data, studying trends, and...
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:13:31 - #nasa #newstidbits

Hooray! Romaine lettuce is almost safe to eat again!

BGR - There's good news and bad news on the E. coli outbreak front this week. Which one do you want first? The good news? Okay! According to the latest...
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:13:30 - #supplychain #newstidbits

Elton John Gave An All-Star Performance At The Royal Wedding Luncheon

Fifty - The Huffington Post - The rumors were true!
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:13:29 - #newstidbits

Social Anxiety Doesn't Get The Attention It Deserves

Fifty - The Huffington Post - Fifteen million people have it, yet it remains in the shadows.
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:13:28 - #newstidbits

U.S. average mortgage rates at 7-year highs; 30-year 4.61 pct.

Denver Post - Long-term U.S. mortgage rates jumped this week, marking their highest levels in seven years amid the peak home buying season.
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:13:24 - #newstidbits

Colorado unemployment rate dips below 3 percent

Denver Post - Colorado's unemployment rate slipped back below 3 percent last month, to 2.9 percent, as employers added 7,200 nonfarm jobs, according to a monthly...
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:13:23 - #newstidbits

In leaked video, Bill Gates candidly recounts surreal first meetings with President Trump

GeekWire - Bill Gates was unnerved by how much President Donald Trump knew about his daughter's appearance the first time the two moguls met. The Microsoft...
Sun, 20 May 2018 19:38:25 - #microsoft #billgates #newstidbits

Antares Rocket Set to Launch NASA Science to the International Space Station

Life - NASA Image of the day - The Orbital ATK Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, is seen at launch Pad-0A, Saturday, May 19, 2018,...
Sun, 20 May 2018 19:38:18 - #nasa #newstidbits

Reflections of Venus and Moon

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - Reflections of Venus and Moon
Sun, 20 May 2018 19:38:17 - #newstidbits

5 Things to Know About Mass Shootings in America

Life - Neuroscience News - A new study looks at misconceptions that occur as a result of mass shootings and aims to debunk some of the common myths.
Sun, 20 May 2018 19:38:16 - #newstidbits

This App Helps You Curb Your Smartphone Addiction By Minimizing Distractions

Life - Lifehacker - We're all probably a little more addicted to our phones than we'd like to be. I know that I instinctively pull mine out whenever...
Sun, 20 May 2018 19:38:15 - #newstidbits

Attack of the Laser Guide Stars

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - Attack of the Laser Guide Stars
Sun, 20 May 2018 19:38:14 - #newstidbits

In the News: Key Insights Into Americans' Views on Guns

Life - Gallup Headlines - A clear majority, 67% of Americans, supported tougher gun laws in a March poll, the highest level since 1993. However, there...
Sun, 20 May 2018 19:38:13 - #newstidbits

CROMIS-2: Microbleeds on MRI May Flag Higher ICH Risk

Life - theheart.org - Neurologists lack good instruments to predict which stroke or TIA patients with atrial fibrillation will develop intracranial...
Sun, 20 May 2018 19:38:11 - #afib #newstidbits

Orbital ATK Rocket Rolls Out for May 21 Launch

Life - NASA Image of the day - An Orbital ATK rocket rolls out to launch Pad-0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on May 17, 2018, in advance of a May...
Sun, 20 May 2018 19:38:10 - #nasa #newstidbits

Cognitive Training Reduces Gait Freezing in Parkinson's

Life - Neuroscience News - Researchers report Parkinson's patients who received a combination of cognitive training and dopaminergic medication showed...
Sun, 20 May 2018 19:38:09 - #parkinsons #newstidbits

You Can Still Become Fluent In Another Language as an Adult

Life - Lifehacker - There's an age-old myth that says full-grown adults can't become fluent in a second language. And lately, the media has been pointing...
Sun, 20 May 2018 19:38:08 - #newstidbits

Gallup Vault: Fidelity, Respect Rated Keys to Marital Bliss

Life - Gallup Headlines - In 1981, Americans rated faithfulness as the top feature of a successful marriage. Political agreement and having the same...
Sun, 20 May 2018 19:38:07 - #newstidbits

Sleep Deprivation Takes Toll on Decision Making

Life - Neuroscience News - A new study will look at how sleep deprivation affects cognitive flexibility and cognitive processing on a neurobiological...
Sun, 20 May 2018 19:38:06 - #newstidbits