The New York Times is running an interesting piece right now on how divorce among the older long-marrieds is impacting their finances and especially their retirement security. “Gray” divorces are on the rise according to a study by the National Center for Family and Marriage Research at Bowling Green State University. Among folks 50 and […]
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The NY Times just published a lengthy piece on the increasing number of “boomerang kids” – the young adults who have moved back home to live with their parents, many for years. These young adults talk about how they can save money on rent while they make career and life plans. They also talk about […]
The New York Times contains a very interesting piece in the Op- Ed section today. It’s about the dress code in Berkeley, California that appears to be taking students back to the good old 1960’s and ‘70’s. Hem lengths are being measured, tank tops are required to have wide shoulders, covering more skin, inseams cannot […]
It’s the topic of many financial columns, blogs, articles, and even a couple of best selling books. The President of the U.S. wants to take action to help alleviate it. Student debt in this country now tops one trillion dollars and it’s owed by those who have completed college and graduate school as well as […]
Elliot Rodger’s rampage not only cut short six promising young lives, impacted a number of others who survived but will bear the physical and emotional scars, left families to deal with devastating and lifelong grief, and friends and neighbors to mourn and ask what might have been- it has also led to a renewed debate […]
Virtually everyone desires a connection with others. Relationships with family, friends, co-workers, neighbors and lovers contribute heavily to providing crucial emotional support, reducing stress, providing an outlet for feelings and a means of self-expression- and are considered key to one’s happiness. So what must it be like for those who are socially isolated and often […]
It appears that George Clooney is not a confirmed bachelor after all. He was just passing time with beautiful and sexy women until his Ms. Right came along. This may be sad new to all those men who were in awe of his lifestyle and freedom- who held him up as their ideal wannabe. But […]
We have all heard that low blood sugar can lead to anger, among other things. But how much do we actually focus on the role of food on our moods and relationships? According to findings just published in the Proceedings of the national Academy of Sciences, missing a meal can indeed be very bad for […]
April 15, 2013 was their wedding day- one they knew would be special and always remembered. Turns out, it would be seared into their memory as their day of love and happiness became a day of horror and great loss for so many of the people they had wanted to celebrate with.
Robert and Kelli Watling […]
Baby news is almost always good, exciting news- but when the expectant mother is the high profile daughter of a popular ex- President, it’s really NEWS.
For some time now her parents have been hinting at how much they would like to be grandparents- have to wonder why they didn’t have more than one to help […]