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In the last installment on songwriting I wrote about how ‘Hooks & Phrases’ can be the foundation of making a great song. The next ..
We've all heard of 'Bragging Rights' where we pompously expound on what our personal skills have wrought. Well, I'd li..
HUD: Facebook Enabling Housing Discrimination
The Department of Housing and Urban Development late last week filed a formal housing discrimination complaint against Facebook, accusing t..
Inaugural Hall-of-Fame baseball Sells for record Amount
A baseball signed by 11 of the 12 members of the inaugural Baseball Hall of Fame class of 1939, including Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Cy Young, an..
$1M in Retirement Savings Can Disappear in 11 Years
Having at least $1 million in retirement savings is a common — if increasingly lofty — goal for American seniors, but a new breakdown shows..
Income Inequality Could Disrupt Retirement Savings for Generations
Over the past decades, the gap between high- and low-income Americans has grown substantially, and should those trends continue, a large s..
US Unemployment Near 18-yr Low
The U.S. added 157,000 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate fell below the 4 percent mark for just the third time in nearly 18 years.&nb..
GSEs Finance Fewer Loans in 2018
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac bankrolled fewer single-family loans through the first half of this year compared to the first six months of 20..
Owning vs Renting
Owning a home is generally viewed as a better deal than renting, but in cities with exploding home prices and relatively flat rents, that m..
Seniors Still Recovering from the Great Recession
The Great Recession may have officially ended in June 2009, but baby boomers and the “Greatest Generation” are still recovering, according ..
Goal Development: 4 questions for every Goal
1) Why/What’s the benefit? This may seem trivial, but if your goals are generic, then you won’t know the specific effect your goals may ha..
NY Times: 5-Yr Retirement Plan Should Consider Reverse Mortgage
A recent New York Times article offers a concise 5-year countdown-to-retirement plan, with the final year of the timeline being the time t..
Insurers Cashing in on Cryptocurrencies
Cryptocurrencies are providing a new line of business for insurers, according to Bloomberg. The cryptocurrency market has been a hotspot fo..
Drowning the Internet
By 2030, rising sea levels may put 4,000 miles of fiber optic cable along the U.S. coasts underwater, threatening to upend the nation’s in..
Rhetorical Devices in Speech
When we hear a speech, it can be easy or difficult to remember the topic and the content depending on the skill of the speaker. But remembe..
Cellphone Pricing Increasing
Prices of average American cellphone plans are going up for the first time in two years, as wireless providers cut promotions, according t..
AT&T Defiant on Time Warner Deal
AT&T’s chief executive called the chances of unwinding its purchase of Time Warner “remote,” saying the Trump administration’s decisio..
Should Face Recognition be Regulated?
Microsoft’s president is calling on the U.S. Government to regulate facial recognition technology, which is used for everything from unloc..
Coming Soon: Biological 'Fax Machines'
Researchers at biotech firm Synthetic Genomics have developed a device that can turn digitized DNA code — genetic blueprints — into biolog..
Trump Halts $10.4B in Health Payments
The Trump administration has stopped making billions of dollars in risk-adjustment payments to health insurers, claiming that a federal co..
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