Strides in Pay Equality a Step in Right Direction

Lilly Ledbetter was hired in 1979 as a supervisor at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and worked there for the next 20+ years. When she retired in 1998, she sued the company for paying her significantly less than her male […]

Spare Time

We all have spare time. However, it’s possible to be so busy, to have such a long list of things to do, that you actually feel guilty taking a bit of time to flake out in front of the television […]

Few Benefit Financially from College’s Big Money Sport

As entertaining as college football is, the truth is it’s a multimillion-dollar business. In some high-profile programs, coaches make seven-figure salaries rivaled only by university administrators at the nation’s most elite schools. All the money flowing to officials at the […]

Ditch Multitasking, Embrace Interstitial Time and Get Productive!

For years, multitasking has been a valued skill — one that many folks have become quite adept at and proud of — but scientific analysis is showing more and more that it amounts to being a jack of all trades, […]

New Year a Good Time for New Approach

We frequently resolve to reinvent ourselves in the new year — exercise more, eat healthier, read more or save more. This concept of reinvention carries over to several aspects of the financial world as well, both personally and in businesses. […]

No Matter the Age, There’s No Place Like Home

For many, — hopefully most — “home” represents security and acceptance. A place to retreat when things don’t go your way; a place to celebrate when they do. Not long ago, the holidays were the one time of the year […]

Digital Evolution Changes Way We Shop, Interact

The Internet, much like radio and television before it, has changed modern society and the way we interact with each other. It’s even changed the way companies market products to consumers. Social media has essentially redistributed power from brands to […]

Making the Most of Life After Work

Most working folks go through the daily grind week after week, counting down the years to retirement. But before you get too excited about walking away from your 9 to 5, consider the alternative lifestyle that comes with not going […]

Indefatigable Solutions

Some people put off looking into long-term care, either because they think it’s too far down the road or they may not need it altogether. Despite research showing people are living longer than ever, only 22 percent of respondents to […]

What could your future look like? How today’s societal trends are shaping tomorrow’s retirements

If your picture of the typical retirement consists of a retiree spending her days strolling the grounds of her pricey assisted living complex with her spouse of forty years, today’s picture of the modern retirement may surprise you. While many […]