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Alexander Eichler

Executives In Rehab Won't Quit This Habit

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.27.2012 | Business

When Natalie was in rehab last year, she noticed a lot of people on the phone. Many of the other patients at Passages Malibu -- the California trea...

On Their Own: More Workers Losing Health Benefits Along with Jobs

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 02.14.2012 | Business

More Americans went without health coverage last year as unemployment remained high and even those who kept their jobs lost health insurance benefits ...

The Impact of Parenting on Achievement

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 01.31.2012 | Parents
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

It's no secret that for a long time now there's been an increasing pressure from parents to push kids in the direction of achievement. In the past if ...

Debt Rating Isn't What's Sending Markets Down

AP | By CHIP CUTTER and PALLAVI GOGOI | Posted 10.07.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- U.S. investors will have their first chance Monday to react to Standard & Poor's decision to strip the U.S. government of its top credit r...

How to Get the Economy from its Vicious to a Virtuous Cycle -- But Radical Righties Won't Let it Happen

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

By restraining spending via pay-as-you-go, and taking in more revenues through higher taxes on the wealthy, Clinton and Bush Sr. caused interest rates to come down, and the economy took off.

Weak Economy Forces Elderly To Delay Retirement

Wall Street Journal | Jennifer Levitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As the falling real-estate and stock markets erode their savings, many aging Americans are delaying retirement, electing labor over leisure in uncerta...