| Sep 7, 2010
| 10:48 AM
"Shoptimism: Why the American Consumer Will Keep on Buying No Matter What"
By Lee Eisenberg
Free Press, 334 pages, $26
It’s appropriate that Lee Eisenberg’s new book, “Shoptimism: Why the American Consumer Will Keep on Buying No...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 11:23 AM
It is possible to have a happy and fulfilling retirement even when economic conditions look bleak. That's the view of Mark Miller, an expert on aging and the author of a new book, "The Hard Times Guide to Retirement Security" (Bloomberg). But reaching...
| Jun 18, 2010
| 10:36 AM
If you're one of the many Baby Boomers heading toward retirement (the Wall Street Journal recently reported eighty million boomers are approaching retirement) did you know that when you choose to file for Social Security greatly affects the amount of your...
| Aug 17, 2010
Only about 1 in 6,000 people will live past 100.
So at 102, West Palm Beach, Florida, retiree Lillian Horowitz has become accustomed to answering the question, "What's the secret to long life?"
"I tell them, 'The important things in life are love and...
| Oct 8, 2008
Newly-installed Fannie Mae CEO Herb Allison, Jr. was national finance chair of John McCain's Republican presidential bid in 2000 and as recently as 2006 he wrote a $5,000 check to McCain's Straight Talk America PAC. But a year later Allison switched his...
| Feb 14, 2010
She might be considered the Ryan Seacrest of the insurance world with all the hours she's putting in. The last remaining original housewife in the O.C. clan, Vicki Gunvalson has watched as a revolving door of ladies have picked up......