Here's an article worth reading today from USAToday.com on a recent Pew study about how much time consumers are spending on news these days. (The fact that I got this story perusing USA Today's website just furthers the point of the study!)
We can't hide from the scary statistic in the story from the ABC affiliate in Houston below: about half of American workers don't have any retirement savings at all.
I ran across this little roundup of an interesting study on book buying habits in America on EW.com. The study was done by consumer marketing firm Bowker and is called the 2009 U.S. Book Consumer Demographics and Buying Behaviors Annual Report - and some of the findings surprised me, and some did…
Believe it or not, this little guilty pleasure can actually help your heart. A new Swedish studies shows that eating a little bit of a high-quality chocolate every week can potentially have benefits on you heart's health -- but beware, too much of it will not:
Does your home not feel "right" to you anymore? The layout, the size, the rooms -- are they not working for your lifestyle as you undergo life's many transitions? I love this AARP piece that helps you figure out not how to downsize, but "rightsize" your house into something that better fits you:
AARP released a report today that finds that prices of widely used brand name prescription drugs skyrocketed last year - "skyrocketed" meaning climbed more than eight percent (8%) even while general inflation remained negative. The New York Times covered the findings here.
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