If you looked only at the big picture, you’d have to say we live in deeply troubled times. It seems we’ve never been more polarized. Political discourse feels more like a war zone than a thoughtful
I have been looking forward to doing the research for this column ever since Halloween. Here is your roundup of new Christmas movies streaming on Netflix for 2019.
Holiday in the Wild stars Kristin Daivs
Have you thought about your New Year’s resolutions for 2020? When many of us make these promises, we focus on ways we can improve some form of our health. We vow to get more physically healthy by
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood tells the story of beloved children’s television host Fred Rogers (Tom Hanks) through the eyes of Esquire Magazine writer Lloyd Vogel (Matthew Rhys). With his personal
For youngsters and teens, it’s any gizmo that’s electronic, especially if it’s a gadget fresh off
Living with Yourself stars Paul Rudd as Miles Elliott, an advertising talent who is in a serious rut in his personal and professional lives. On the advice of a friend, he visits a spa to try a treatment
In need of some extra cash? Examining your day-to-day spending may be all you need to free up some money to pay down debt or boost your emergency fund.
“Most of us don’t realize just how many small
As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s meaningful to reflect on the origin of the holiday –Native Americans and pilgrims sharing their bounty of food with each other. As you gather with your loved ones
Early in Jojo Rabbit, the title character is asked by a group of bullies to kill a rabbit in order to prove his courage. When he is unable to do so, they mock him, calling him Jojo Rabbit in a derisive
If you want to help pay for your children’s college educations, you might want to consider contributing to a 529 plan. With this plan, your earnings grow federally tax-free, as long as the withdrawals
If you spend a lot of time on the internet, you’re not just shopping or being entertained, or following the news or participating in an online community. You’re probably also dealing with accounts
My younger sister is a much tougher critic than I am. She also, however, does not really enjoy movies or TV. So, when she actually wanted to watch a show, Mom and I obliged. My sister’s pick was Good
I saw a headline about the new film, Hustlers announcing that not even J-Lo could save this joyless movie. Then, I heard that a friend of mine, who I generally think has good taste, saw it and really
When I was in the tenth grade, I fell a little in love with Lisa Loeb. I stole her CDs from my mom and I listened to them constantly. I wanted glasses like hers and to play songs on the guitar like
What’s going on with the financial markets? Specifically, what’s behind the price swings of the past several weeks? And, more important, how should you, as an individual investor, respond?
American Factory, a new Netflix Original documentary, follows a group of workers after a General Motors plant closes in Dayton, Ohio and a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in its place. As the
“Based on a true lie,” The Farewell is the story of a family concealing from its matriarch, Nai Nai (Shuzen Zhao), that she is dying from lung cancer. The story opens on Billi (Awkwafina) struggling
Over the years, you’ll experience many personal and professional milestones. Each of these can be satisfying, but they may also bring challenges – especially financial ones. That’s why you may
It might not be on your calendar, but Aug. 14 is Social Security Day. Since it was enacted on Aug. 14, 1935, Social Security has provided some financial support for millions of Americans during their
When Veronica Mars first came out on the CW in 2004, its premise felt radical and very fun. The show took the character of a hardboiled private detective and packaged it in a petite blond high school
Would you rather watch a really stupid movie that made you laugh or a well-made movie that moves slowly? This week, I had both experiences, and I think I personally would choose the stupid movie.