More children than adults can figure out which way this school bus is going
National Geographic poses a brain teaser that is easier to solve if you're under 10 years old: which direction is the bus going?
How to parent your adult child
Increasing numbers of young people in their late teens and early 20s are still living at home. It can be a tricky time for parents …
How to Thrift Picture Frames [tips for finding pieces for a Gallery Wall]
First, let me apologize for the, not one, but two random, incomplete posts that were blasted out earlier this week! Minor technical difficulties, my apologies! Now on to a post with some actual content 🙂 Today, I am dropping in to … Continue reading →
What exactly is a Jewish community center?
In the wake of the bomb hoaxes, a look at how JCCs serve Jews and non-Jews of all ages.
What Are the Most Common Retirement Questions You Receive about Social Security?
My husband wants to retire at 62 and start taking Social Security. Is that okay This typically comes up because husbands are often a few years older than their wives, and figure they want to “get their money’s worth” by taking Social Security as early as possible. I think that can be a bad move. Unless you have oodles of money to live on in retirement, you — as a couple — want to maximize your Social Security payout for the longest surviving spouse. It’s important to understand that when one spouse dies, the other spouse is entitled to just one Social Security payment. So you want the surviving spouse to have the biggest possible benefit. Here’s how: Whichever spouse is the higher earner (and thus eligible for a bigger Social Security benefit)…
You have options and keeping your loved one at home, where they want to be, might be the best one.
Caregiving runs through my veins. I've cared for my mom, my sister and my dad, all through the last days of their lives. I know the stress, the agony, th...
What Made Farmland Sales Jump?
Ag landowner services company Farmers National Company saw real estate sales volume of farms and ranches shoot up double digits during the first half of this fiscal year compared to the past two years. That prompted FNC to take a closer look at just what was happening.
Tips for Decorating Your Home With Thrift Store Finds
SOUTHPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — Charlotte Smith is fixing up her historic Connecticut home and documenting all of it on her blog ‘At Charlotte’s House.’ “We have five childr…