• Sprint exercises at school can boost pupils' brain power suggests new study

    A new UK study has found further evidence to suggest that physical activity can boost academic performance in children. Published in the journal Preventive Medicine Reports, the research was carried out by sports scientists at at Nottingham Trent University and Loughborough University's School of Sport, Exercise and Health …

  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton (C) celebrates his victory on the podium with second-placed Nico Rosberg (L) and third-placed Daniel Ricciardo at the Hungaroring circuit in Budapest on July 24, 2016

    Defending champion Lewis Hamilton produced a trademark triumph of pace and panache to win Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix ahead of his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg and replace him as leader of this year’s world title race. Hamilton outpaced pole-sitter Rosberg at the start and then controlled the 70 laps with a mixture …

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump smiles as he addresses delegates during the final day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — During the primaries, Donald Trump threw red-meat rhetoric to supporters, pledging to build a wall on the Mexico border and to ban Muslim immigrants. He even told at least one crowd that he wanted to punch a demonstrator who disrupted an event.

  • Delaying retirement for as little as a year or two can significantly improve your retirement finances. Continuing to work can also qualify you for bigger Social Security payments when you sign up. A recent HSBC survey 18,207 people in 17 countries found that employees are planning to save for retirement for seven years …

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  • A Single Woman's Guide to Retirement Planning

    When it comes to retirement planning, women start out at a disadvantage thanks to an earnings gap that creates disparities in everything from Social Security to 401(k) balances. The result is that women are now 80 percent more likely than men to be impoverished at age 65 or older, according to a recent report by the National …

  • 6 Hard-core Steps to Take to Retire at 50

    Putting together the funds to retire early involves a lot of delayed gratification from your hard work. Are you up to it?

  • You can sign up for Social Security retirement benefits as early as age 62, and you do not actually have to be retired to get them. "The Social Security election point is one of the largest financial decisions you'll make in your life," says Larry Rosenthal, president of Rosenthal Wealth Management Group in Manassas,  …

  • Why black men fear that any police encounter could go awry

    Charles Kinsey held his hands in the air and shouted to police that the autistic man sitting on the street next to him wasn't dangerous. A few seconds later, he felt a bullet rip into his leg. The therapist, ...

  • Decoding the jargon-filled job ad for manager of Belgium’s national soccer team

    Last week, Belgium’s soccer team parted ways with manager Marc Wilmots after crashing out of Euro 2016 in the quarter-finals. The country’s soccer association is casting the net wide to find a replacement: it posted an ad for the job on its website. Do you have what it takes? Judging by the job ad, in…

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  • Manage expectations accordingly The post 3 Reasons Why Things You Learnt In School Don’t Apply To The Real World appeared first on DollarsAndSense.sg.

  • The quality of internships varies greatly. It doesn't really make a difference whether your internship is paid or unpaid. When an organization has a formal internship program, you may have opportunities that you wouldn't get in the absence of one.

  • The $75 Billion Back-to-School Spending Spree

    Americans are going to increase their budget for school supplies by more than 10 percent this year, according to the National Retail Federation, pushing total spending to more than $75 billion. The average family expected to spend another $204 on electronics, $126 on shoes and $107 on school supplies.

  • Adjusted for inflation, the federal minimum wage is worth less than 50 years ago

    Despite periodic increases, the buying power of the federal minimum wage hasn't kept up with inflation.

  • 15 Money Tips You Should Ignore U.S.News & World Report

    Of course you want to make the most money possible off your investments, but going for the highest return isn't always a smart strategy. "It may not necessarily suit your goals," says Michelle Hutchison, money expert for personal finance site Finder.com. The risk on these investments may be too high, or they could come …

  • That great salary offer might not be as valuable as you think

    Think you're well compensated? Think again. So-so employee benefits could be hurting your bottom line.

  • Traditional retirement planning calls for gradually reducing an investor’s equity allocation and increasing the allocation to safe bonds. Perhaps the most well-known example of this concept is the adage that your stock allocation should be equal to 100 minus your age (or with now-longer life expectancies, 110 minus your …

  • Aviva Pinto, certified divorce financial analyst at Bronfman E.L. Rothschild in New York, says because of divorce's emotional trauma, many women want it done quickly without thinking about the long-term ramifications. "That is financial suicide," Pinto says. Patty M. Estopinal, certified divorce financial analyst at Baird …

  • Mick Jagger’s changing diapers at 72. Do not try this at home.

    Boomers may be nearing retirement, yet some are taking a detour to late-in-life parenthood. Can their finances survive?

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