posted about 21 hours ago on lifehacker
It's scary that once we retire we're supposed to live decades—maybe even 40 years or so—without a paycheck. The Department of Labor, Social Security Admininistration, and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid want to help you plan for the kind of retirement you want.Read more...

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Food tends to be one of our biggest budget items , but even with a limited income you can still eat well. Software developer (and avid runner) Erik August Johnson is sharing his $35 a week food experiment to show us how to frugally shop and eat.Read more...

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Whether you're in a hotel on vacation or staying with friends, sleeping in an unfamiliar bed takes a little getting used to. You usually manage, but that first night or two can be rough. We sat down with a sleep expert to come up with some tips for a great night's sleep, no matter where you are or what bed you're in.Read more...

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We've mentioned that a few regular emails can cut down your workload , but they can also cut down on the time wasted in meetings spent "getting everyone up to speed." You can go a step further and automate those emails too, thanks to Teamreporter. Read more...

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Windows/Mac/Linux: If you're looking for a great audio editor, our favorite is Audacity . If you're looking for something a little faster and trimmer that's a little more approachable, Ocenaudio is worth checking out. It's free, flexible, and cross platform, and if light editing is all you need, it gets the job done.Read more...

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Living in a rental means you don't always have the luxury of bookshelves or built-ins. Every inch counts in a small space. If you're considering room dividers to break up your space, consider ones that double as storage—they define your spaces and give you room to put books, memorabilia, or other useful things. Read more...

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Closets can quickly get cluttered with clothes and then it's time to clean. But what do you keep and what do you throw out? Owltastic Adventures designed a neat infographic that you can print and hang up to make quick decisions about what to keep, trash and donate.Read more...

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Android/iOS: Most messenger apps depend on both parties installing it on their phones. Blab is an exception. You can record a quick video message and send it to any contact via SMS, who can open it in a regular browser. Those who have the app can also reply.Read more...

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Workout clothes stink. Literally. It helps to know how to clean them properly , but it's also a good idea to assign one or two colors from your wardrobe exclusively for gym wear and nothing else. You'll always know which clothes to keep separate.Read more...

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Services like Amazon's Subscribe and Save or Target Subscriptions are great for busy people who'd prefer grocery items automatically appear at their door to having to go shopping for them. But exactly what's worth ordering from these services isn't always transparent. Let's make a list of the best stuff to get.Read more...

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There's always something to be said for simplicity. That's certainly the case with this home screen design. This one features a small overview of your day's events alongside the current date and time, and a few notification badges to let you know how many emails or missed calls you need to tend to.Read more...

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If you're like me and rarely take the time to bake anything, a rolling pin is probably not something you have in your kitchen. In the event the baking bug bites, you can use an empty glass bottle in a pinch to roll out your dough.Read more...

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Video games can be expensive, especially when you're taking a chance with something you haven't tried or seen much of. The eBay Deals team has put together a way to see a game's ROI (return on investment) so you can see what games—and DLC—may have the best value per your dollar.Read more...

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A new model of the Raspberry Pi was released this month that comes packed with more ports and uses less power. While the price has remained the same, a few things have changed that make external hardware work differently. Ladyada has a breakdown of everything that matters.Read more...

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Switching between OS X partitions usually requires you to either manually change your startup disk or hold down the Option key when you boot, but iDownloadBlog reader Antony Verros shares a simple AppleScript that makes rebooting a bit simpler. Read more...

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At any given time, I have a side project running. It's often a new blog or a book or a newsletter. Sometimes I try to design WordPress themes. Other times I try photography. And there's good news: side projects improve other areas of your life.Read more...

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Instagram is quietly launching a new Snapchat-style app called Bolt, in which users can send photos or videos that expire upon viewing. The app is currently only available in certain regions—New Zealand, Singapore, and South Africa—in preparation for a wider launch. Read more on The Verge.Read more...

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The idea that opposites attract is pretty old, but it's still something that people wrestle with every day. We're attracted to someone's opposite, positive qualities, but then quickly get annoyed with them over time. Speaking with The Wall Street Journal, Dr. Diane Felmlee calls this phenomenon "fatal attraction."Read more...

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Android: One of the coolest things about Android is that you can choose which default app you use to open certain types of links. However, this can also get convoluted if you want to have choice in the future, or don't like the extra step. Better Open With improves this experience.Read more...

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It's not always easy to gauge someone's age (particularly online), and it's also not always polite to ask. While it's no guarantee, it may be possible to get an age range from someone with just their first name.Read more...

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Android: Sometimes upgrading an app means losing features you love, or getting a slower app in the process. AppDowner makes it simple to install old versions of your favorite apps, as long as you have the APK handy.Read more...

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It might seem like Dropbox (or other online file syncing and sharing services, like Google Drive or OneDrive), are an ideal backup solution, but this one horror story of someone losing all their photos on Dropbox is an excellent reminder: You can't rely on just one backup method .Read more...

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Intro to Linux is normally a $2,400 course from the Linux Foundation, but it's being offered for free now on edX. If you've ever wanted to learn how to use the open source operating system, there's no better time than now.Read more...

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