Archives: August 2013

Your Dog May be Smarter Than You Are, and Insuring Cars at Replacement Cost Value

Keep Your New Teen Driver Safe With These Apps While your teenager is dreaming of the open road; you're just plain scared. But when D(rive) day arrives, nothing is more important than keeping your teen safe. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that the top cause of all teen deaths is vehicle crashes: Teens 16 to 19 years old are three times more...

How to ID and Deal with Jerks in the Workplace

MARKETING Viral Wannabe? Here's How and Why Things Catch on Why do some ideas, products, brands and people "go viral," attracting attention and gaining pop culture status while others don't? In his book, Contagious: Why Things Catch On, Jonah Berger, an assistant professor of marketing at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, examines the science of popularity and attempts to explain why things catch on....

Need Health Insurance? Here are Some Options

Seniors, the ACA and Medicare: For Most the News is Positive The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) affects every U.S. citizen, including seniors on Medicare. The changes it has brought and will bring are significant, but there remains a lot of confusion over the impact of the ACA on Medicare and seniors. The good news: Medicare benefits are not only secure, but the...

How to Survive a Changing Retirement Landscape

How to Survive a Changing Retirement Landscape There's no disputing the fact that retirement has changed over the years. Generations ago, you could expect to work for the same company for 40 years and retire with a pension plan that would provide adequate income for the remainder of your life, however long that might be. Today, the responsibility for saving for retirement has shifted away...