Finding the right retirement strategy can be difficult amid a volatile stock market and inflation. But there are ways to safely save, Senior Retirement Planner Ken Moraif, at the Retirement Planners of America, told Yahoo Finance Live (video above).

First, Moraif said that workers close to retirement should just diversify a small amount of their portfolios to maximize returns and reach their retirement goals.

“Risk control is incredibly important in our view. We have a philosophy that says you should only take as much risk as is necessary to accomplish your financial goals. Ri…….

We on the Globe and Mail personal finance team have our favourite contacts – the people we like to talk to the most because they offer value for our readers in clarity, insight and integrity. One of these people is Shannon Lee Simmons, a certified financial planner (CFP) who has been quoted in stories and interviewed on the Stress Test personal finance podcast for Gen Z and millennials. Ms. Simmons has a new book out – No-Regret Decisions: Making Good Choices During Difficult Times. On the basis that we’re living in difficult times rig…….

Waitrose is canning the mini wine bottle in an effort to reduce the carbon footprint of takeaway drinks.

The supermarket plans to switch all of its 187ml glass wine bottles – except those containing champagne, prosecco, cava and rioja because of restrictions imposed by those particular appellations – to aluminium cans by next week. The cans will come in 187ml, 200ml and 250ml sizes.

The move to “vin in a tin” is expected to save more than 300 tonnes of glass packaging and will halve the carbon footprint per drink b…….

The chief executive of BrewDog has paid out almost £500,000 from his own pocket to winners of a bungled “solid gold” beer can promotion which he has admitted made the controversial brewer look “dishonest and disingenuous”.

James Watt said he got so personally carried away with the Willy Wonka-inspired promotion, which hid 50 gold cans in cases of beer, that he made some “costly mistakes” that misled treasure hunters.

He said he mistakenly believed the cans were made of solid gold – they were in fact made mos…….

‘Home Brewers of Greater Bangor’ has been around since 2009 as a bouncing-off spot for those interested in the craft.

BANGOR, Maine — Many Mainers have their favorite brewery to enjoy a craft beer every once in a while. But for those looking to take it a step further, The Home Brewers of Greater Bangor have been open arms to anyone interested. 

It started way back in 2009, with a group of like-minded folks looking to find a space to share some common ground. Over the years the passion has grown, with over two hu…….

Few things galvanise the appetite quite like a pre-breakfast walk on a winter’s morning. Returning home, newspaper and loaf of bread in hand, it is then that the hob is lit, the coffee is on and the kitchen table becomes the best place in the world. If there are guests around, there will be something more than a bacon sandwich on our plates. Sometimes, there may be the plump little fish cakes I made this week. Crisp golden cushions of smoked fish and mashed potato, good for breakfast or supper, eaten with a jar of zappy pickles on the side.

It is usual to let any ca…….

A maid of honor was uninvited from the wedding, so she canceled the wedding cake.

She asked Reddit’s “Am I the A******? (AITA)” forum to weigh in. The bride — her now-ex-best friend — kicked her out of the wedding party and uninvited her. The maid of honor didn’t go into detail but said it was due to a dispute over makeup, hair and her “disinterest in the wedding.”

When the maid of honor told their mutuals what happened, the bride uninvited her.

“I was responsible for the cake at the wedding, but cancelled the order because I was uninvited and wanted to b…….

Good news for those whose New Year’s resolution is to eat healthy — you’ve got options.

Researchers from Harvard University have identified four common healthy eating patterns that can help reduce the risk of an early death by up to 20%.

A new study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine aimed to find any links between the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, as outlined by the US Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services, and premature death from disease.

Dr. Frank Hu, professor and chair of Harvard’s Department of Nut…….

The diet may also have profound health benefits during pregnancy, said Dr. Anum Sohail Minhas, an assistant professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine. In a recent study of nearly 7,800 women published in December, researchers found that those who followed the Mediterranean diet most closely around the time they conceived and during early pregnancy had about a 21 percent reduced risk of any pregnancy complications, such as pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes or preterm birth.

“There definitely seems to be a protective effe…….