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Making a Commitment to Myself

Mary Pritchard | Posted 07.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

A few weeks ago I posted a blog entry about "How to Be Your Own Prince Charming." You see, if I learned nothing else after 21 years with my ex-husband...

Start Planning for the Future

Mark Steber | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business
Mark Steber

It is time to start planning for the future and the future of your taxes is in about 240 days. That is when the IRS is expected to start processing 2014 tax returns (assuming no late tax legislation changes or other IRS delays) and you will be able to file your taxes and receive your refund.

The Inner Landscape of the Children Who Survived Typhoon Haiyan

William Spear | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
William Spear

The similarities are striking - we've been in this place before. The past echoes in my brain and I feel as if I am sitting in my living room the day after Christmas in 2004.

A Gift That Lasts a Lifetime

Stevanne Auerbach | Posted 01.30.2013 | Impact
Stevanne Auerbach

You can join a special holiday gift giving campaign (in cooperation with Save the Children) and purchase a One World Futbol.

Woman's Unexpected Million-Dollar Legacy

Carolyn Anderson | Posted 07.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Anderson

Although it is a morbid exercise, I want you to think about what your obituary will read one day. What words will people use to describe you and how will you remembered?

My Trip to England: The Ministry of Culture

Michael Kaiser | Posted 08.20.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Kaiser

The importance of cultural tourism in England is astonishing, the level of theater, opera, symphony and dance performance is extraordinary, the museums are crowded and the export of arts of all kinds is thriving.

My Trip to England

Michael Kaiser | Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

When I was running the Royal Opera House, private fundraising was considered distasteful, at best. Now the English reticence to talk about money, let alone ask for it, is beginning to evaporate.

401(k) Account Balances Back To Pre-Recession Levels

AP | DAVID PITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DES MOINES, Iowa — Americans who were afraid to open their 401(k) statements during the recession are finding good news inside the envelope now:...

Rich Americans Are Giving Less, Thanks To Recession

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Rich Americans are tightening their belts -- at least when it comes to giving to charities. A study released Tuesday shows that charitable giving decr...

Why Michael Bennet Will Win the Colorado Senate Race

Nancy Cronk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nancy Cronk

Andrew Romanoff will not win; newly appointed US Senator Michael Bennet will win his first race. Here's why.

Post Earthquake, Some Nasty Voices On Battered Haiti

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joseph B. Treaster

Most of the country's trees had long since been chopped down for firewood. Much of the topsoil had washed away and when the rain got heavy, the bare hills and mountains became launch pads for floods.

Obama's Health Summit Faces Transparency, Twitter

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

The Sunlight Foundation is airing its own interactive broadcast of the health summit today with information that many TV channels can't (or won't) share, including how much each participant receives in donations.

Fighting Back Against a Corporate Court Not a Left/Right Issue

Michael Keegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Keegan

The Court's ruling isn't a vindication of the First Amendment, it's a perversion. The free speech rights of individual Americans has been rendered meaningless by the speech of corporations.

Wall Street Stars Donating Little To Obama

The New York Times | DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Wall Street giants that received a financial lifeline from Washington may have no compunction about paying big bonuses to their dealmakers and tra...

Glenn Beck Isn't Blocking Health Care Reform

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

It is worth remembering that Glenn Beck is not blocking the passage of a good health care bill. The old and new carny acts of the right aren't undermining the energy legislation or frustrating financial reform. To focus on who and what is standing in the way -- follow the money.

Guest Post by Jacob Harold -- The Nonprofit Marketplace: Getting Social Impact Bang For Our Philanthropic Bucks

Paul Brest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Brest

The nonprofit marketplace doesn't exhibit the single most essential characteristic of a well-functioning market: open exchange of high-quality information that helps people make good decisions.