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Trying to Encourage Millennials to Save for Retirement? Three Key Factors to Consider

Jerry Patterson | Posted 08.26.2014 | Money
Jerry Patterson

Here are my top three things to consider if you're trying to encourage millennials to save for retirement.

Lump-Sum vs. Income Payments: Why Do So Many Retirees Take the Money and Run?

Jerry Patterson | Posted 08.13.2014 | Money
Jerry Patterson

The moment we're faced with deciding whether to take a lump sum often happens at the moment of retirement, which also means it's the moment our paycheck is turning off. Similar to a light switch turning off.

'Click': Are You Ready for the Big Switch?

Jerry Patterson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Money
Jerry Patterson

At the moment of retirement, our paycheck stops like a light switching off. (Click!) For many, Social Security checks are significantly lighter than a regular paycheck, and yet, most of us still do next to nothing to adjust to this new reality.

Spend It! You Earned It. 5 Great Ways to Begin Spending Your Kids' Inheritance Today

Jerry Patterson | Posted 08.12.2014 | Money
Jerry Patterson

Bucket lists do not just have to be the subject of movies. Write one. Make it ambitious. Start checking it off. Climb that mountain. Visit the seven wonders. Take those dance lessons. Buy that weekend car you always dreamed of driving

Astoria Characters: The Perpetual Principal

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.14.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Don't let the rocking chair fool you. Sure, Norm Sherman is sitting in it shoeless, but he has no real need of rest or relaxation.

Power to the Schools

Robert E. Slavin | Posted 06.03.2013 | Impact
Robert E. Slavin

Large urban districts face huge challenges in terms of funding, urban pathologies, and the indifference of people who do not live in them. However, there is a structural problem that inhibits their progress, I believe.

Teachers Lock Doors To Buy Time Against School Shooters

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 02.18.2013 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Robyn Gee School districts all over the country took a hard look at their school safety plans this week in the wake of the mass shooting at Sandy...

High School Principal Participates In Reddit AMAA

Posted 11.18.2012 | Education

The principal of a midwestern public high school participated in a Reddit "Ask me almost anything" last week, offering insight into the nature of his ...

Zach Carter

Wall Street Analyst: Obama Will Fire DeMarco In December

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

Bank of America analyst Ralph Axel said Friday that he expects President Barack Obama to fire acting Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Ed DeMarc...

22 Things Your Kid's Principal Won't Tell You (But Wants You To Know)

Reader's Digest | Posted 08.16.2012 | Parents

Before the first day of school, teachers and principals help parents to prepare for the year ahead -- they give you supply lists and make sure you kno...

Elementary School Principal Arrested For Molesting 7 Students

AP | SHEILA V KUMAR | Posted 11.07.2011 | Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The principal of a small private school in the suburbs of the state capital was arrested Wednesday on charges that he fondl...

School Closed After Teacher And Principal Smoked Meth, Cops

AP | By HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 08.15.2012 | Crime

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Associated Press) -- A West Virginia public vocational school has been shut down indefinitely after traces of methamphetamine were ...

School Sex Abuse Allegations At Primary School Shock Parents

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 09.18.2011 | Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The principal of a private school in Northern California remained out of sight Tuesday as additional details emerged about ...

Effective Leadership in the Age of Reform

Eric Sheninger | Posted 09.13.2011 | Education
Eric Sheninger

As the reform movement continues to swell across the country more eyes will be on the principal, as well as other district leaders, and their ability to ensure student learning and increase achievement.

5 Questions for an Exceptional Principal

Larry Ferlazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Larry Ferlazzo

People want school improvement to come from a simple fix. With variables as complex as society itself, there will be no simple solutions for all schools and all kids.

Being a Respected (and Effective) Principal From a Teacher's Perspective

Christal Watts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Christal Watts

Many would probably tell you that a respected and effective principal is one who looks at the reality of their school site and doesn't automatically blame the staff for the many ills that may plague it.

School Leaders: Making and Breaking Education

Meredith Ely | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Meredith Ely

Education seems to exist in a universe outside of traditional nonprofit and private sectors. As a result, we see people with passion, but without the business savvy to build super efficient environments.

Teachers Taking Charge Of School Administration

The New York Times | WINNIE HU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Newark teachers are part of a growing experiment around the country to allow teachers to step up from the classroom and lead efforts to turn aroun...

'100 Percent Protected' Isn't As Safe As It Sounds

New York Times | GRETCHEN MORGENSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Brokers selling complex securities that they once contended were safe and sound have saddled individual investors with billions in losses since the cr...

Bank Of America Foreclosure Plan: No Payments For Unemployed, If Approved

Posted: Sunday, Apr. 18, 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A new program from Bank of America could allow unemployed mortgage holders to go for up to nine months without making a house payment. In return, Ba...

Shahien Nasiripour

Obama To Order Lenders To Cut mortgage Payments For Unemployed

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This story has been updated More than one year after the Obama administration launched the most ambitious effort to help struggling homeowners since ...

Bank Of America To Start Reducing Principal On 'Underwater' Mortgages

AP | IEVA M. AUGSTUMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Bank of America Corp. is giving some of its most troubled mortgage borrowers relief from the threat of foreclosure. The bank,...

10 Things You Need to Know About Banks and Credit Cards

Francine Hardaway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Francine Hardaway

Even if they printed the disclosure in 18 point type, you wouldn't know what was going to hit you from behind. You will need to know what I've found out about banks and credit card companies.