Lifestyle

7 Personal Finance Apps to Better Manage Your Money

July 11, 2019

Money is kind of like a toddler. If you’re not keeping a close eye on it, it’s going to sneak away. Lucky for us, mobile technology makes it comparatively easy to mind our money these days. Personal finance apps abound that sync to our credit card and bank accounts, keep an eye on our cash […]

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Smart Ways To Invest

July 1, 2019

1. Invest in your kids’ college education. Every parent wants their kids to be successful in life. One path to success is college. But, there’s a problem. Can you guess what it is? College is expensive and is showing no sign of slowing down.  Forbes contributor, Mike Patton, points out that college tuition has been increasing by […]

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Are your stories actually worth the time?

June 21, 2019

It’s 8 a.m., and you step on to the subway to get to work. You automatically look down at your phone, and your scrolling thumb takes over, zooming through Instagram and going down the proverbial rabbit hole of everything from videos of your best friend’s Miami vacation to soul-shaking quotes about optimism. The next thing […]

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Shortlist: two of the best trips to take before you die

June 21, 2019

These are the trips to add your bucket list “Nasty, brutish and short” is how some might feel about the day-to-day – but it doesn’t have to be like that. We’ve picked some of the world’s best trips to fuel your travel fantasies and tickle those itchy feet. See you on the next flight out… Trek […]

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Take the plunge in these swimming holes to keep your cool

June 21, 2019

Need to chill? California’s coastline and beaches typically get all the attention, but consider an old-fashioned swimming hole to cool off on a hot summer day. Be mindful of fast-moving water and make sure to pack out all of your trash. Southern Californians don’t have to travel far to visit a picture-perfect swimming hole: the […]

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How to reclaim your weekend and feel rested

June 21, 2019

As modern life seems to fill every day of the week, our precious free time is being lost to chores and ‘to-do’ lists. For our own wellbeing, it’s time to return to the ritual of the weekend, says Katrina Onstad.   With his quilt chin-high on a Sunday night, by the light of his bedside […]

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Living The Dream Its What We All Want, What Are You Dreaming Of?

April 3, 2019

SOTHEBY’S UNVEILED JAGUAR D-TYPE RM Sotheby’s third Manhattan ICONS “A Life of Luxury” exhibit became available to the public on Nov 30 at Sotheby’s York Avenue headquarters ahead of the auction held on Dec 6. A large showcase of thirty-two cars and a selection of high-value collectibles will go on public sale. The inaugural Life […]

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10 Things Bankruptcy Has Taught Me

January 10, 2019

My husband and I just filed bankruptcy for the second time…because we didn’t get it right the first time around.  We were constantly playing catch-up and eventually just let our first bankruptcy get dismissed.  So we filed again. Bankruptcy is not a fun place to be in.  It’s rather embarrassing to be honest.  It announces […]

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1 in 75

September 4, 2018

https://www.rivkin.org/just-diagnosed/ 1 in 75 women develop ovarian cancer during their lifetime.  I was one of them. https://lisamjukesmd.com/ovarian-cancer-is-the-most-deadly-gynecologic-cancer/ I was 25 when I was diagnosed with stage 1 Ovarian Cancer.  I had never had children (or sex for that matter), and I was in the third semester of graduate school.  The symptoms that I had were […]

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If I’m Being Honest….

August 30, 2018

I’ve spent the past several years in a crisis of faith. These days it’s common for me to say “I’m in limbo” when referring to my faith and membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It’s still weird for me. Since I was 13 and started going back to church (can you […]

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