I haven’t read the new tax law yet but I suspect very few of those who voted on it have either.
Tis the season when people’s thoughts turn to evaluating how the year went and what they might want to do differently during the next.
Downsizing to a smaller home is one of the choices available to ‘empty nesters’. As I reflected on the concept, I thought a more appropriate title for this article might be rightsizing. It’s a word (and spin) that some companies use as they reduce their workforces.
Several of my friends will be delighted, I’m sure, that I’ve returned to the world of rock music for the title of an article. Probably best known as a musician, David Bowie studied music and dance, enjoying success as a musician, writer and actor during his working life.
It’s been a couple of weeks since I wrote a note about the Equifax security breach using a favorite Andy Rooney quote as my title.
Journalist and TV commentator Andy Rooney took an acerbic view of much of American life.
I recently read a Time Magazine article which helps answer a question you may have asked yourself after discussing weight loss with friends. Chances are you’ve found that one person was able to lose weight by avoiding between meal snacks, another by eating smaller portions, a third, through regular exercise.
How mature is the average eight-year old? Thinking about myself, the answer was ‘not very’ but the stock market (as measured by the Standard and Poors 500 index) has been climbing since reaching bottom on March 8th, 2009.
I think most college students will agree that going off to school may involve some fun but it's basically going to be their job for at least a few years. That said, borrowing today's title from the Disney movie Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs seems appropriate since it's the song the dwarfs sing as they head out to work at the mine.
This article was first published May, 2013
Fortune magazine recently published an excerpt from a new Bernie Madoff book.