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These 5 money habits put young workers on track for retirement

These 5 money habits put young workers on track for retirement

Finance
Jose Luis Pelaez Inc | DigitalVision | Getty ImagesYes, you can max out your 401(k) plan at work, go on vacation and enjoy your Netflix, too.Close to half of the so-called "super-savers" polled by Principal Financial Group said they not only saved aggressively their retirement plan at work, but they also still maintained their Netflix or Hulu subscription services.The company polled 1,116 participants in its 401(k) plans between May and June of this year.These individuals either came close to maxing out their 401(k) in 2018 — they contributed $ 18,500, plus a catch-up contribution of $ 6,000 if age 50 and up — or they saved at least 15% of their salary in their plan.In 2019, you can save $ 19,000 in your 401(k) plan, plus $ 6,000 if you're over 50."Little steps make a huge difference," sai
New research gives clues to link between obesity, abnormal bowel habits

New research gives clues to link between obesity, abnormal bowel habits

Health
Sept. 18 (UPI) -- New research has linked high body mass index to chronic diarrhea, a discovery that could help doctors to better treat the condition, new findings show. In fact, people with obesity or severe obesity are 60 percent more likely to have chronic diarrhea than those with normal BMI, according to a study published Wednesday in Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Researchers think chronic low-grade inflammation may make obese people more susceptible to diarrhea than other groups, the researchers say. "Our research confirms a positive association between obesity and chronic diarrhea and reveals for the first time that this relationship is not driven by confounding factors such as diet or physical activity level," study corresponding author Sarah Ballou, a researcher at Be...
NAV’s ‘Bad Habits’ is the No. 1 album in the U.S.

NAV’s ‘Bad Habits’ is the No. 1 album in the U.S.

Entertainment
April 6 (UPI) -- Rapper Nav's Bad Habits is the No. 1 album in the United States. Coming in at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 album chart dated Saturday is Ariana Grande's Thank U, Next, followed by Juice WRLD's Death Race for Love at No. 3, Rich the Kid's The World Is Yours 2 at No. 4 and XXXTENTACION's ? at No. 5. Rounding out the top tier are the soundtrack to the film A Star is Born at No. 6, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie's Hoodie SZN at No. 7, Post Malone's beerbongs & bentleys at No. 8, the soundtrack to the movie Bohemian Rhapsody at No. 9 and the soundtrack to the Motley Crue biopic The Dirt at No. 10. Let's block ads! (Why?) Entertainment News - UPI.com
These really bad habits and traits will stop you from reaching your financial goals

These really bad habits and traits will stop you from reaching your financial goals

Finance
While people start out with good intentions and set their sights on meeting various financial goals, many never achieve them and instead fail miserably. Here are nine bad habits that will hinder investors from reaching their financial success. 1. Failing to plan. Lacking a financial plan means you have no focus and you can easily be swayed. A recent study by the University of Scranton revealed that 92 percent of people who do not achieve their goal fail as a result of lack of planning. People who do not plan for how to manage their money and who lack a budget are vulnerable to impulse buying, overspending and making other unw...