Job layoffs, plunging retirement accounts, home foreclosures… the ripples of the recession are affecting many of us, which is why money expert Suzie Orman says there is no better time to take control of your financial life. This is the year to pick up the pieces and deal with what happened last year in the [...]

Speaking of finding meaning and purpose, MetLife’s Mature Market Institute just released the results of an interesting study this week on the priorities of those of us at midlife and beyond. Called Discovering What Matters: Balancing Money, Medicine and Meaning, the study explored how people prioritize their time and their goals in planning for [...]

The Daily Reckoning offers a “uniquely refreshing” perspective on the global economy, investing and the ability to live well in uncertain times. Since 1999, New York Times best-selling authors, Bill Bonner and Addison Wiggin - along with a staff of experienced investors, writers and editors - have been crafting an “intelligently written” and often humorous [...]

I take care of my mother, who has Alzheimer’s, and I’ve been in serious need of a system to help me track the myriad activities, service providers, and expenditures involved in her care. I happened to come across an ad for a free tool kit for organizing health care expenses, so I checked out [...]

The quickest way to push for a more just and sustainable economy is by using our purchasing power to encourage social and environmental change. How we shop, where we bank, and the manner in which we invest our money, are key actions we can take every day to help establish new patterns of local and [...]

Do you want to know more simple natural healing techniques to help yourself, family or friends without having to reach for OTC drugs? Are you interested in expanding your holistic lifestyle in a way that earns you a little extra income as well? Maybe you’re a nurse and would like to [...]