“Half a truth is often a great lie.” – Benjamin Franklin The other morning I got up at 6 a.m., but my children were way ahead of me. Stealthily quiet, they greeted me in the kitchen with surprised and not-so-innocent smiles. A stool was placed suspiciously close to the out-of-reach cabinet of special treats. I figured I’d come in just in time before one of them fell, or … [Read more...] about Truthiness and Other Dilemmas
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At a recent school fair - you know, the type with a moon bounce, funnel cakes, and kids running around tipsy with glee to be off-leash for a few hours -- my nine-year-old daughter strutted around with a puzzling pink cell phone sticking out of her front pocket. The phone looked familiar, I realized, because it was my old cell, dead for at least three years. She’d snitched … [Read more...] about Too Young For A Cell Phone?
Earlier this month, several major entertainment outlets reported that Scarlett Johansson was expecting her first child with fiance Romain Dauriac.The notoriously private actress never confirmed the news and at the Captain America: The Winter Soldier press conference on Wednesday, she carefully avoided any questions about pregnancy or motherhood. Mainly … [Read more...] about Scarlett Johansson Dodges Pregnancy Questions That Shouldn’t Have Been Asked, Anyway
The following is a guest post by Clare Levison, CPA and Author of Frugal Isn’t Cheap: Spend Less, Save More, Live Better. It is sponsored by Western International University.For working adults wondering if they should go back to school for a degree - or to upgrade their bachelor’s degree to a master’s - affordability is, today, more important than ever. “How can I afford … [Read more...] about Can You Afford a College Degree?
The excitement of finally landing a job can quickly fade when you realize that job security doesn't exist in a fluctuating economy. You can't control cutbacks and mass layoffs and organizational restructuring. Fortunately, you can control other factors that affect whether or not you keep your job. Find out how to decrease your odds of losing the job you've worked so hard to … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Keep a Job