Sleep and Other Surprising Economic Factors

Share List As a result of all modern society’s demands, researchers say people are sleeping less than ever. Common sleep inhibitors include stress, alcohol consumption, smoking, lack of physical activity and excessive electronic media use.1 Sleep deprivation may be detrimental to one’s health, but there’s an economic toll as well. One recent study found that […]

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For the Health of Marriage

Share List Turns out marriage can do more for your heart than fill it with love. A recent study found that, among other health benefits, married people have a higher probability of surviving a stroke.1 They are also more likely to survive major surgery, have fewer heart attacks, be less likely to have advanced cancer […]

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Looking Through the Glass Ceiling

Share List The Women’s Rights Movement began in 1848 to enable women to have representation in decisions impacting their social, civil and religious rights.1 While Hillary Clinton, the first female presidential candidate from a major party, was not elected this year, women take their right to vote very seriously. In every presidential election since 1964 […]

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What it Means to be Disenfranchised

Share List Disenfranchised people are those who feel deprived of a legal right or privilege. The number of people disenfranchised within the United States is part of the reason Donald Trump, a candidate without a history in politics, was elected to office. While much of the country is recovering from the Great Recession, there continues […]

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Possible Perks and Perils of Buying Coastal Property

Share List All over the world, from Miami to the Maldives, rising sea levels threaten coastal real estate. Scientists say the daily high-water mark has been rising by nearly an inch a year in places like South Florida. During extraordinary high tides, saltwater even sneaks up the driveways of some multi-million dollar coastal homes.1  While […]

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Tips for the Modern Traveler

Share List Traditional vacation prep used to entail choosing a budget destination, buying some traveler’s checks and heading to the airport just in time for your flight. For many, that list of things to do has changed drastically.  “Wellness travel” has become a big draw for vacationers who are willing to spend around 140 percent […]

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Looking Through the Glass Ceiling

Share List The Women’s Rights Movement began in 1848 to enable women to have representation in decisions impacting their social, civil and religious rights.1  While Hillary Clinton, the first female presidential candidate from a major party, was not elected this year, women take their right to vote very seriously. In every presidential election since 1964 […]

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The State of Real Estate

Share List Thanks to price and sales growth, the U.S. housing market outperformed the U.S. economy in the first six months of 2016. Part of that success is demographic driven: Older millennials are looking to grow their families and buy their first home at the same time that some baby boomers are downsizing in preparation […]

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The 60-Year Career

Share List Now that people are living longer, many are also working longer. Just imagine, if you start working regularly at age 20 and don’t retire until age 80, that’s a 60-year career. While it’s not as common today, traditionally, many workers would spend their entire career working for the same employer Take, for example, […]

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The 60-Year Career

Share List Now that people are living longer, many are also working longer. Just imagine, if you start working regularly at age 20 and don’t retire until age 80, that’s a 60-year career. While it’s not as common today, traditionally, many workers would spend their entire career working for the same employer Take, for example, […]

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