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In the Good Old Summertime - or Overtime?

Kathleen Weldon | Posted 05.27.2015 | Travel
Kathleen Weldon

As the summer begins, Americans plan to enjoy their traditional summer vacations, a time for swimming, sunning, relaxing and - checking work emails? What polling tells us about vacation in America from the 1940s to today, from the Roper Center for Public Opinion archive:

Trading Flowers for Funded Family Leave Is Good for Moms, Family and Business

Michael Coates | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Michael Coates

Providing supportive parental policies benefits business as well as families. Parents, especially mothers, often leave the office for an extended period of time to care for their families.

Social Security New Rules Explained By Financial Expert

Buck Wargo | Posted 04.20.2015 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

The Social Security Administration allowed people to repay any Social Security benefits they were paid without interest until the rules were changed in 2010. Now, people only have 12 months to change their mind and repay Social Security as part of a one-time option.

Love and Need: What's the Difference?

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

In a long-term relationship in which one partner becomes chronically ill, the other person tends for the loved one in spite of having few of his own needs met. In the absence of love, a partner is more likely to abandon his mate.

Sweeping Military Pay and Benefit Changes Coming

Jeremy Hilton | Posted 03.29.2015 | Politics
Jeremy Hilton

Senator Graham's question is about to be pondered in a way that has not happened since the draft ended 42 years ago. This will be a game changing debate.

5 Companies With Part-Time Jobs And Benefits, Too

Next Avenue | Clair Jones | Posted 12.27.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Clair Jones More and more people want to work part-time in retirement to bring in income and to remain engaged. Prob...

Dana Liebelson

Millions of Immigrants Are Asked To Pay Taxes, But Won't Receive Federal Benefits | Dana Liebelson | Posted 11.21.2014 | Politics

On Thursday, President Barack Obama granted millions of undocumented immigrants who are parents of U.S. citizens or permanent residents and have lived...

About Yesterday

Jim Worth | Posted 01.12.2015 | Politics
Jim Worth

Veterans should be honored everyday, not just one day set aside so Americans can feel patriotic, do a little flag-waving, and go back to their lives never thinking about the plight of veterans until they're forced to do it all over again next year.

The Secret Work-Family Issue Nobody's Talking About

Chris Duchesne | Posted 01.03.2015 | Business
Chris Duchesne

For the U.S. to remain competitive as a global economic leader, American business leaders need to recognize and respond to the caregiving needs of all our working families - not just the ones with young children.

Open Enrollment: The 411 on 401(k)s

Catherine Golladay | Posted 12.23.2014 | Money
Catherine Golladay

As we head into late October, we're about to "fall" into open enrollment season - when employees get a first look at what benefits they'll be offered next year and potentially have the opportunity to change their current coverage selections.

What Does It Mean if I Don't Have Money Dreams?

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Sullivan Walden

Now, if you do dream about actual money, that doesn't necessarily mean that you are coming into financial wealth (sorry -- don't shoot the messenger). Remember, our dreams speak in the language of symbols.

Why I Wear My Baby: A Dad's Perspective

R.C. Liley | Posted 12.09.2014 | Parents
R.C. Liley

As a dad, I will never be able to duplicate what my wife shares maternally with Avery, so I depend on babywearing to get as close as I can.

WATCH: Crappy Benefits

Brad Yates | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Perhaps you've heard this: Human beings do what works. Every action we take is because we believe it benefits us in some way -- as illogical as that ...

Long Live the King

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 11.03.2014 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

One of the tenets of direct-response marketing is to target the sales effort to qualified prospects: people who have already demonstrated an interest in buying products and services similar to those you are selling.

4 Forgotten Fall Financial Tips

David A. Dedman | Posted 11.02.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

Fall is my favorite time of the year! I love the weather and the change of seasons. Fall also is a busy time for me as a financial advisor. I have ...

Sudden Wealth From a Job Change?

David A. Dedman | Posted 09.28.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

Every Life Event, including a job change, comes with questions. You'll have some big decisions to make.

What Does It Mean When You Dream of a Celebrity?

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 09.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Sullivan Walden

Do you ever dream of celebrities? Do you dream of becoming a celebrity? Have you ever considered that you are more like the celebrities in your dr...

Paul Sandoval's Enduring Legacy and Cause

Wayne Trujillo | Posted 07.12.2014 | Denver
Wayne Trujillo

Kingpin. Denver icon. Politco powerhouse. Capital Hill connoisseur. Tamale maker. Assorted titles and descriptions of Paul Sandoval's legend and influence chart the man's professional and personal oeuvre.

Suze Orman: 4 Financial Benefits Of Tying The Knot

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

Suze Orman reminds all couples about the financial benefits of wedded bliss. By Suze Orman My life changed forever when I met Kathy Travis. ...

Risk-Taking for Your Children: How Much Is Enough?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.18.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

We look to strike the right balance that will enable our children to experience life fully -- which means taking some risks -- and protecting them from experiences in which the potential costs outweigh the potential benefits.

Know Your Worth

Amy Oraefo | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Oraefo

What do you want your legacy to be? Loaded question... I know. What mark have you left on your family or within your community? What beneficial relationships -- personal or professional -- have you established? What do you have to offer this world?

Workplace Trends to Watch in 2014

Amanda Schneider | Posted 03.30.2014 | Business
Amanda Schneider

While younger generations entering the workforce are pushing the envelope even further on work life balance, they are often sacrificing pay for said balance. This is causing a shift.

5 More Ways VA Is Helping Out Vets

Craig Newmark | Posted 03.18.2014 | Impact
Craig Newmark

The Department of Veterans Affairs is doing some really good stuff for vets that no one hears about, catching up since 2009. I've helped, in a very minor way for several years, now I gotta do more, for VA, military families, and vets.

Help! I Have No Idea How Benefits Work!

Erin Daruszka | Posted 03.10.2014 | Business
Erin Daruszka

As our healthcare system continues to become more complex, here are some handy tips based on the most common issues HR professionals encounter.

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, winter storm Hercules got 2014 off to a frigid start for the roughly 100 million people in its path. Things were equally chilly for the 1.3 million people whose unemployment benefits expired on December 28th -- a frosty "gift" from Congress, which was clearly unmoved by the fact that long-term unemployment is at its highest point since World War II. Congress should renew the emergency aid as soon as it reconvenes this week; if not, another 3.6 million Americans who've been out of work longer than 26 weeks will shortly find themselves out in the no-more-benefits-cold -- and prey to the health consequences, damaged relationships and increased rates of suicide often associated with long-term unemployment. Maybe the New Year -- and the coming midterm elections -- will help melt the GOP's frostbitten heart.