Monthly archives: March 2013
TEACH OUR CHILDREN—AND OUR SENIORS—WELL
OVER THE LAST FEW MONTHS the economy has been recovering as the stock market—somewhat surprisingly—soared to record levels.But many families are still struggling to make ends meet and young people are having a tough time landing jobs.They’re worri[...]
SEPARATING PERSONAL ‘TREASURES’ FROM JUNK
THERE ARE ALWAYS LOTS OF EXCUSES for not clamping down on clutter.
Mostly, we’re “too busy” doing other things to find the time to reorganize or jettison stuff we’ll probably never use again. Oh sure, we occasionally commit to a fitful day[...]
VARIETY IS THE SPICE OF EXERCISE
PERHAPS YOU'LL WANT TO STAND while you read this article. Too much sitting is bad. You know what they say, “You rest, you rust.” So regard this as a healthy booster shot for those on the fence or needing a pinch of inspiration.
Regular exercise prev[...]
THE BASICS OF GIFTING AND GIFT TAXES
Linda M. Toga
Whether it’s better to give or receive depends on the person—and the circumstances. And although circumstances vary, there are some basic facts that can assist you when considering the upside of gifting.
Under current federal law, everybody[...]
EMBRACING UNCERTAINTY FOR A MORE CREATIVE LIFE
J. Michael Dolan
“There’s a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.”
—“Salmon Fishing in the Yemen”
I’M DONE WITH GRANDPA’S WORN-OUT MOTTO: “Go with the flow.” The only thing that goes with the flow are dead fi[...]
SIMPLE EXERCISES CAN BEAT THE TRAVEL BLAHS
Michael S. Horney
TRAVELING TO FAR PLACES can be a life-expanding experience, but getting there is not always fun. And the older you get, the less fun it can be. Here are some tips to make long flights more manageable:
Combating Jet Lag
THE CONSEQUENCES OF ‘SIMPLE CONVENIENCE’
RECENTLY, A CLIENT ASKED ME TO REVIEW HER WILL to make sure that her two children would inherit equally from her estate. She has two children: Jim, who lives locally and is the “go-to” person when she needs help; and Susan, who lives out [...]
EXERCISING—AND NEUROFEEDBACK—FOR A BETTER BRAIN
WHAT DOES THE "NEW 40" LOOK LIKE? How about the “new 50”? The “new 60”?
As life expectancy continues to climb, there’s more and more emphasis on fitness, staying in shape as we get older with exercise, taking supplements to en[...]