INVESTING IN DISCIPLINE: Strategic planning and follow-through is a must in finance by Ron Copley LOL contributing writer

Is it even possible to think of one example of success where the person did not possess discipline? One athlete who overcame incredible difficulties to win an event without a large dosage of focus and training? One accomplished musician who could play a Mozart concerto who did not overcome laziness to practice when the body […]

ABOUT PROTEIN POWDERS: Choosing the right one makes all the difference to greater health by Lindy Ford, RD, LDN, LOL contributor

Protein powder supplements are everywhere, and choosing a high quality, beneficial one can be confusing and mind-boggling. They are vastly different because of the sources of ingredients, as well as manufacturers’ practices. I personally love protein smoothies and shakes (I’m drinking one as I write), and I consume one almost every day. You just can’t […]

Top Home Tech to Improve Everyday Life

By Courtni Wisenbaker-Scheel – Contributor,  Tech50+ (   Life is complicated enough on its own, and all of us can use as much help as we can get. Home automation has boomed in recent years for just that reason, with installations almost doubling between 2011 to 2012 alone. It’s estimated that by next year more […]

Acer Chromebook 14 – A Good Everyday Laptop

By Bill Stoller, Contributing Editor, Tech50+ ( What Is It? When it comes to choosing a laptop, you probably first think: Windows or Mac?  But there’s a good third choice: a Chromebook. Laptops with Google’s Chrome operating system first came out about 5 years ago, and their sales have largely between to schools, as inexpensive […]

Summer Outdoor Gear Guide – Softwear

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer, Tech50+ ( There are still enough weeks of summer left to get out and enjoy.  And summer gear isn’t just things like yard tools and camping gear.  Here’s some of our favorite outdoor clothing and accessories The Clothes Make the Man – and the Woman  Sweatshirt – Ibex Hooded […]