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Underwater no more and wanting to stay put

Jun 28, 2013
Not everyone wants to ditch their underwater mortgage once it resurfaces.
Posted In: Housing, underwater mortgage

Advice for your performance review: In five years...

Jun 5, 2013
Just in time for interview season, a writer takes a look at one of the classic job interview questions.
Posted In: job interview, Commentary

Protecting groundwater is important despite drought

May 27, 2013
Drought conditions from last year in the U.S. are likely to continue. Commentator Robert Glennon says that spells trouble for the nation's groundwater supply.
Posted In: drought, groundwater, water

When borrowing to pay for college, remember the Pilgrims

May 17, 2013
Paying off student loans can be a long and scary venture. But one way to get a handle on how to make it an affordable experience is to take a tip from the Pilgrims.
Posted In: college, student debt, student loan debt

Yearning for the days when we were all disengaged consumers

May 10, 2013
The quest for engaged consumers is relentless (and annoying) in the new advertising world.
Posted In: social media, advertising

Is immigration bad for the deficit?

May 8, 2013
Critics say immigration reform would cost the government trillions in safety net spending. Commentator Robert Reich says it would actually generate more revenue.
Posted In: Immigration

Does cutting taxes really shrink government?

Apr 25, 2013
Calvin Coolidge learned the hard way that cutting taxes doesn't necessarily shrink the size of government.
Posted In: Taxes

Boomers: Think twice before you get divorced

Apr 19, 2013
A word of caution for elderly couples thinking about signing divorce papers.
Posted In: divorce, elderly, baby boomers

Just say no to joint tax filing

Apr 12, 2013
The joint tax return may seem as inevitable as the income tax itself. But commentator Anne Alstott says the joint return is obsolete, and the nation would be better off without it.
Posted In: Marriage and money, marriage, Taxes

'Chained CPI' hurts seniors

Apr 10, 2013
Obama's proposal to recalculate the rate of inflation hurts seniors who spend more on health care than the rest of us.
Posted In: health care, senior citizen, Social Security, CPI

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