We need to look beyond the ugly surface manifestations of young black men being shot in the back and consider the deeper socioeconomic plight of this demographic in this country in 2015. The truth of the matter is that people…
By Jonathan D. Pond
Everything you do in your financial life throughout your working years is geared toward one goal: Being able to retire comfortably. Here are 7 ideas that could help you achieve that goal.
By Kerry Mills
People with dementia, more often than not, do not receive appropriate care. But we can establish care practices that maintain dignity, stimulate independence and cultivate consideration for the person within.
By Philip Moeller
Generic drugs are supposed to be the cheap ones, right? So, what do you do when prices of generics soar? Send us your horror stories about generic drug prices and we’ll shine a spotlight on them.
By Denise Cummins
Women are capable of doing well in STEM fields traditionally dominated by men, and they should not be hindered from pursuing careers in such fields. But women, argues psychologist Denise Cummins, also should not be ashamed if their interests differ…
By Alan Benson, Raimundo Esteva and Frank Levy
It's that time of year again. If they haven't already, high school seniors are preparing to settle on their college choices by May 1. But then again, should they even go to college? Here to encourage them to go, with…
By Terry Burnham
You might think of economist Terry Burnham as the "Chicken Little of Finance." That's because he's repeatedly argued that the Dow will hit 5,000 before it hits 20,000. Since he first made that forecast in the summer of 2013, the…
By Vikram Mansharamani
Between steadily rising home prices and plummeting oil prices, Canada is an economy on the edge. And there's a risk the country's credit-binge will push it over, argues Harvard Kennedy School fellow Vikram Mansharamani in today's Making Sen$e column.
By Mariana Mazzucato
Europe still hasn't learned its lesson, argues author and economist Mariana Mazzucato in today's Making Sen$e column. National governments continue to focus on cutting spending instead of investing in the kinds of public sector spending that have bolstered Europe's strongest…
By John Komlos
For months, the thorn in the side of otherwise sunny jobs reports has been sluggish wage growth. As unemployment falls, wages are supposed to rise. Those expectations will likely play a role in the Fed's policy deliberations this week. But…
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