• Protecting Your Retirement Funds Before Medicare Kicks In

    For all the hazards that come to mind when trying to determine whether you can afford retirement, there’s one that opens an associated can of worms, the details of which are difficult to fully account – healthcare expense. It’s what…

  • The 10-Step Sugar Detox Plan For You And Your Children

    For adults who crave candy and ice cream almost as much as their children, the bad news on sugar continues to pour in. Earlier this year, research into sugar’s deleterious effects showed a connection to cancer, heart disease and diabetes.…

  • The Right Questions To Ask For Financial Advice You Can Trust

    Many people looking for good investments or hoping to save for retirement are wary of the very financial professionals who can help them reach their goals. That was illustrated once again recently by the 2016 Harris Poll Reputation Quotient Report,…

  • How To Build Authentic Character In Youth Sports

    Not everyone deserves a trophy. In fact, unearned rewards can be harmful, because artificially inflating a child’s self-esteem merely for participation in sport sends the wrong message, warns psychologist Jason Richardson. “There are plenty of incarcerated felons with an inflated…

  • How To Prepare Your Teen To Succeed In A Complex World

    When a bright, happy preteen evolves into a self-absorbed or anxious teenager, apprehensive parents can’t help but wonder, “What’s wrong with my child?” The answer could be “nothing,” other than the typical struggles adolescents have always faced, says Jeffrey Leiken,…

  • How Women Can Help Women Heal In April

    Vice President Joe Biden recently introduced pop star Lady Gaga at the Oscars to spotlight the issue of campus sexual assault, which is part of a White House campaign against domestic and sexual violence. Gaga’s performance, which included sexual-assault survivors…

  • How To Easily Add A Foreign Flair To Home Cooking

    International cuisine can seem intimidating to anyone who’s not a top chef. But in reality, it’s not difficult to add a pinch of foreign flavor to your kitchen, says Blakely Trettenero, a chef, world traveler and host of Cooking for…