| Aug 9, 2013
We now interrupt our regular coverage of the serious real estate world (because, trust us, little happens in August anyway) to focus on the industry's silly season, which seems to have manifested itself — with a vengeance — in my inbox.
| Jun 28, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Kids these days — they're just not as healthy as we are, or our parents were.
That's generally the sentiment of about 1,800 people surveyed this spring by Harris Interactive for a study commissioned by Aetna. The Hartford-based health insurance...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 3:57 PM
A new manufacturing documentary that will get an advance screening in Baltimore this week suggests that average Americans aren't powerless to stop job loss in the sector.
It's a simple and surprisingly old message that has seen a resurgence since the...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:41 AM
We already know many people are addicted to their smartphones, but a study released Thursday gives a clearer idea of just how much users can get attached to their device.
Nearly three in four American smartphone users surveyed said they are within...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 12:55 PM
That’s it -- I am now officially out of step with modern life.
What else can I say after reading this: “Most adults always have smartphone close by, 1 in 10 use it during sex.”
Which gives a whole new meaning to the old-timey term...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Two new surveys – one by Gallup and one by Harris Interactive – have found that many Americans aren't particularly happy with their jobs and would chuck it all if financially feasible.
In other news, researchers have concluded most people...
| Apr 8, 2013
Hiring is expected to remain on a steady course over the next three months, according to CareerBuilder’s latest job forecast. Twenty-six percent of employers plan to increase full-time, permanent headcount in Q2, on par with the previous two...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 3:51 PM
If it seems the cruise industry has had a rough year, it has. And plenty of people agree.
In a poll released by Harris Interactive last month, more than half of the 2,230 U.S. adults surveyed — 53 percent — said they were less likely to take...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 12:30 PM
What's for dinner?
No, we're not scrambling on a weeknight after getting home from work. We're on a gondola in Colorado Ski Country (http://www.coloradoski.com) admiring the spectacular scenery on a bluebird day while having a spirited conversation about...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 2:27 PM
From hot-chocolate stands to dog walking to helping people with computers, kids can start their own businesses — and learn about the value of money along the way.
On a chilly day last November, 5-year-old Sylvia Fordham caught the business bug....
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:38 AM
A new public opinion poll from Harris Interactive finds that the American public is getting increasingly distrustful of vacation cruises, following the recent series of fires, power failures, overflowing toilets and other mishaps.
Many of the most...