Before dismissing a man who made a mistake five years ago, women should look at the total record and the whole person before deciding if Eliot Spitzer is a candidate worth supporting.
Whether coming with suitcases or loading a container, people relocating abroad fret about what to bring along on their new adventure. Precious keepsakes, favorite books and photos... there's only so much room. Well, I can recommend eliminating one thing.
Bottom line, be prepared, at some time during your first year in your new home, perhaps even during the first month or two, to wonder what in the world you've done. No, this wasn't crazy, and it wasn't a mistake. Wait it out. The panic will pass. Just on the other side is the life you came to find.
Retirement is a 20th century concept that is going the way of dowries and corsets. And, just like a corset, we have a 21st century version called Spanx.
Living in Latin America can be a challenge. And if you're up for the challenge and adventure of it all, you're the perfect candidate for the wonderful lifestyle it affords. If you love the Latin lifestyle, but your lifestyle needs lean toward more of the 'First World' amenities you may be used to in the U.S. or Canada, we have a suggestion for you...
While we may not voice these thoughts to friends and family, when we dream of how our life could be better, many of us have a list in our heads of what we think it would take to make us truly happy. And most of us are wrong.
Moving forward, Social Security must evolve to address the needs of lower-earning workers. However, future retirees can also take steps to ensure they have the resources to maintain their standard of living through old age.
As a true Olympian, weightlifter Jim Stovall, said, "You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins."
When you ask employees at nonprofit organizations about job satisfaction, more often than not they will give you a positive response; for these mission-oriented workers, purpose is paramount. When asked about their plans for retirement, however, nonprofit employees express insecurity and uncertainty about the future.
"Are we old yet?" my husband asked the other night when neither of us could remember the name of a man we'd met recently. "Are we old yet?" I asked ...
A Roth is a post-tax retirement account, meaning the money you put in does not allow you to deduct it from your tax returns. That can be a bummer when you need income tax deductions!
Six years into my expat life, I look forward to downsizing. In fact, last year I bought a small, manageable, lock-and-leave property in Guanajuato, in the Colonial Highlands. It's a far cry from what I thought I wanted when I first moved to Mexico...
There's been a noticeable reversal since my husband has retired and I continue to reduce my formal work life and separate from my long career. What used to be background has jumped to the foreground of our daily existence. Time, that valuable commodity, previously carved and assigned in calendared bits, has been wondrously unleashed. Here's what I've begun to notice.
Thinking about retiring overseas but concerned you might make a less-than-worthy choice because you can't afford to visit all the places on your wish list before you make your final decision?
For 100 years, the Labor Department has been central to safeguarding and expanding the American dream for working families. As the first secretary of the department's second century, I will focus every day on creating more opportunity for more people.
The Red franchise (for this is number two) is an adaptation of a D.C. Comics product. And yes, on the surface, it does the usual fast-paced, guns-fighting-martial-arts and multiple locations type show. Which is no bad thing.