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How do you know you're really ready to retire early?

How do you know you're really ready to retire early?

Finance
Planning young: a retirement roadmap How do I know if I can retire early? Some people go to great lengths to set up their spending, saving and investment goals so they can retire early. For Justin McCurry — who retired at age 33 with $ 1.3 million so he could spend more time traveling with his wife and three kids — retirement came more than 30 years early. And not by accident. While the main goal is figuring how much you'll need and reaching that magic number, there are other considerations, too. Hitting that number can be so exciting you want to launch right away, says McCurry. But not paying attention to details of your post-working life can undermine or even undo some of the hard work you've done, he says. Check your math and your risk First, you'...
Is freezing your credit really enough to prevent identity theft?

Is freezing your credit really enough to prevent identity theft?

Finance
You can now add credit-report freezes to the list of best things in life that are free. As of Friday, consumers won't have to pay a fee to credit-reporting firms when they want to use a freeze to help protect themselves from identity theft. They would, however, need to contact each of the big three bureaus — Equifax, TransUnion and Experian — to cover all their bases. "I think this is a good partial step," said John Ulzheimer, a credit expert and president of The Ulzheimer Group in Atlanta. "You don't want to have people paying something t...
Is It Really That Bad to Eat Non-Organic Produce?

Is It Really That Bad to Eat Non-Organic Produce?

Health
Are non-organic fruits and veggies really so bad? Here's what Health's contributing medical editor thinks. Yes, they are bad, but it’s way more important to include a wide variety of fruits and vegetables in your diet than to avoid them because of pesticide concerns. Here’s a tip: If you thoroughly wash your produce with cold water and throw away the outer leaves of leafy vegetables (like romaine), you will remove most of the pesticide residue. If you’re still worried about ingesting chemicals, buy organic varieties of the produce on the Environmental Working Group’s “Dirty Dozen” list, which highlights the conventionally grown foods that tend to have the most pesticide contam...
Here’s the question you really want to ask your financial advisor

Here’s the question you really want to ask your financial advisor

Finance
If you’re working with a financial advisor, you want to make sure you have "the talk." And that conversation should be around exactly how you are paying them. “A great question to ask your financial advisor is, How are you compensated for us working together?” said certified financial planner Sophia Bera, founder of Gen Y Planning. “’Do I pay you directly as the client, or do you receive commissions based on the products or services you provide?’” You also want to find out what kind of financial advisor you are working with, as not all investment professionals have the same standards....
Jamie Redknapp's 'girlfriend' shares gushing 'love' tribute: 'All that really matters'

Jamie Redknapp's 'girlfriend' shares gushing 'love' tribute: 'All that really matters'

Entertainment
Instagram JAMIE REDKNAPP GIRLFRIEND? Julia Restoin Roitfeld has been linked to the former footballer The French model, who is the daughter of former Vogue Paris editor-in-chief Carine Roitfeld, 63, is rumoured to be dating former footballer Jamie Redknapp, 45.Jamie and his wife of 19 years, Louise Redknapp, 43, were granted a decree nisi in late 2017, and reached a divorce settlement last week.Julia Restoin Roitfeld and Jamie were first linked in March, but both parties have yet to comment on reports they are an item.But while Julia may be keeping schtum on her romantic life, she is most definitely a fan of embracing love. Instagram J'ADORE: The model posed in f...