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A Magician’s Best Trick: Revealing a Basic Human Bias

A Magician’s Best Trick: Revealing a Basic Human Bias

A Magician’s Best Trick: Revealing a Basic Human Bias – An encounter with a magician reveals a lesson: Think critically about whether you’re only intermittently thinking critically, as reported in the WS Journal. My family and I recently watched a magician perform. He was not of the sleight-of-hand ilk but, instead, had a stunning ability […]

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The 10 smartest cities in America

The 10 smartest cities in America

The 10 smartest cities in America, as reported in the WS Journal. The pursuit of higher education is more common in America today than in previous generations. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, roughly 41% of Americans aged 18 to 24 were enrolled in a two- or four-year degree-granting institution, far more than […]

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10 reasons to quit the U.S. for Europe

10 reasons to quit the U.S. for Europe

10 reasons to quit the U.S. for Europe, as reported in the WS Journal. The European economy may be limping along, but Americans living there say there are other reasons why they call Europe home — or maison, casa or zuhause. More Americans are moving overseas. The Social Security Administration currently sends 613,650 retirement-benefit payments […]

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The Money Conversation Americans Need to Have – For All Their Worry About It, Few Broach the Topic

The Money Conversation Americans Need to Have – For All Their Worry About It, Few Broach the Topic

The Money Conversation Americans Need to Have – For All Their Worry About It, Few Broach the Topic, as reported in the WS Journal. Americans are so reluctant to talk about money that even “the quiet company” is urging us to start yakking. A recent study by Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance, which long marketed itself […]

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10 things life coaches won’t tell you

10 things life coaches won’t tell you

10 things life coaches won’t tell you, as reported in the WS Journal. 1. We’re the wild, wild West of helping professions The concept of “life coaching” barely existed 30 years ago. But by 2012, it was a $707 million business in the U.S., according to the most recent figures from the International Coach Federation […]

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How to Plan for a Divorce – Getting Married Can Be Expensive, but Try Getting Unmarried

How to Plan for a Divorce – Getting Married Can Be Expensive, but Try Getting Unmarried

How to Plan for a Divorce – Getting Married Can Be Expensive, but Try Getting Unmarried, as reported in the WS Journal. Now that the vacation suitcases are put away and the children are back in school, it may be time to start planning for something that you may have been putting off—a divorce. Divorce […]

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How to Assess Your Financial Progress

How to Assess Your Financial Progress

Three Ways to Assess Your Financial Progress, as reported in the WS Journal. Are you on track financially? To assess where you stand, you could hire a financial planner or, alternatively, spend time plugging information into an online retirement calculator. Sound like a lot of work? For couch potatoes, here are three faster ways to […]

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Fertility Rate Hits a Low

Fertility Rate Hits a Low

Fertility Rate Hits a Low, as reported in the WS Journal. The U.S. economy, already struggling with stagnant wages and lackluster spending, faces another obstacle to growth: missing babies. The nation’s fertility rate edged down last year to a record low, the latest notch in a long decline made worse by the recent recession. For […]

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10 things your mother-in-law won’t tell you

10 things your mother-in-law won’t tell you

10 things your mother-in-law won’t tell you, as reported in the WS Journal. 1. Our relationship is hard for me, too The holidays are almost here, and that means lots of family togetherness. For some, it also means experiencing one of the most familiar scenarios in American culture—dinners with the in-laws, fraught with perceived disapproval […]

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An Easy Money Saver: the Flu Shot – Pharmacies Offer Them; Health Law Makes Them Affordable

An Easy Money Saver: the Flu Shot – Pharmacies Offer Them; Health Law Makes Them Affordable

An Easy Money Saver: the Flu Shot – Pharmacies Offer Them; Health Law Makes Them Affordable, as reported in the WS Journal. With illnesses from Ebola to enterovirus making headlines this fall, many health experts say one of the best ways to protect yourself–and your wallet–is to steer clear of an old holiday bug, the […]

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The Holiday Opening for Family Discussions – You Can Talk About Family Finances Without Ruining Dinner

The Holiday Opening for Family Discussions – You Can Talk About Family Finances Without Ruining Dinner

The Holiday Opening for Family Discussions – You Can Talk About Family Finances Without Ruining Dinner, as reported in the WS Journal. Yes, Virginia, it’s possible to talk family finances over the holidays and not ruin dinner. For many people, the holidays are a rare moment when multiple generations gather under one roof. While some […]

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10 things teens won’t tell you – The secret and costly life of the American teenager

10 things teens won’t tell you – The secret and costly life of the American teenager

10 things teens won’t tell you – The secret and costly life of the American teenager, as reported in the WS Journal. 1. America will look a lot different when we grow up. Like every generation of adolescents, today’s teens have habits that are utterly unfamiliar to their parents. The roughly 25 million Americans between […]

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When Elderly Parents Lose Their Independence – Planning Can Make the Transition Easier

When Elderly Parents Lose Their Independence – Planning Can Make the Transition Easier

When Elderly Parents Lose Their Independence – Planning Can Make the Transition Easier, as reported in the news of the WS Journal. Moving is almost always stressful. But there are few transitions in life more difficult than when an older adult needs to give up his or her home and independence. Whether it’s a move […]

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Can You Really Afford a New Child? Many Parents Fail to Plan Fully for the Financial Impact of a Newborn

Can You Really Afford a New Child? Many Parents Fail to Plan Fully for the Financial Impact of a Newborn

Can You Really Afford a New Child? Many Parents Fail to Plan Fully for the Financial Impact of a Newborn, as reported in the WS Journal. Expecting a child this summer? Most births in the U.S. occur in August, with July a close second. If recent patterns hold, the country will welcome more than 700,000 […]

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For Richer or Poorer? Rich Families Face a Marriage Problem – Wealthy Families Devise Strategies for ‘Onboarding’ New Members; a Welcome Packet

For Richer or Poorer? Rich Families Face a Marriage Problem – Wealthy Families Devise Strategies for ‘Onboarding’ New Members; a Welcome Packet

For Richer or Poorer? Rich Families Face a Marriage Problem – Wealthy Families Devise Strategies for ‘Onboarding’ New Members; a Welcome Packet, as reported in the news of the WS Journal. Being born to the manor is one thing. Marrying one of its occupants is something else altogether. Just ask Steven Siig, a self-described “ski […]

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Financial Questions to Settle Before You Get Married – A Checklist to Cover Ahead of Nuptials

Financial Questions to Settle Before You Get Married – A Checklist to Cover Ahead of Nuptials

Financial Questions to Settle Before You Get Married – A Checklist to Cover Ahead of Nuptials, as reported in the WS Journal. There are only two kinds of people in this world, spenders and savers, and for better or worse they tend to marry each other. So says longtime financial writer Terry Savage, who has […]

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10 things your pets won’t tell you

10 things your pets won’t tell you

10 things your pets won’t tell you – owning a pet is a lot more than a walk in the park, as reported in the WS Journal. 1. You’ll spend a small fortune on me May marks National Pet Month, and it’s easy to see why consumers dedicate an entire month to their furry companions. […]

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How to Nurture a Child’s Special Abilities

How to Nurture a Child’s Special Abilities

How to Nurture a Child’s Special Abilities – It’s easy to turn athletic gifts into something negative, as reported in the WS Journal. I went into labor with my first child, Paul, during the 2006 World Cup. We watched two games as I waited to give birth, my husband, Alejandro, on the edge of my […]

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How Family Games Taught Our Kids Many Skills – A cutthroat attitude toward games has served our kids well

How Family Games Taught Our Kids Many Skills – A cutthroat attitude toward games has served our kids well

How Family Games Taught Our Kids Many Skills – A cutthroat attitude toward games has served our kids well, as reported in the news of the WS Journal. Isabella was taking a beating. Her uncle, 43 years her senior, had taken her for some 10 games of backgammon in a row. She was growing exasperated. […]

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Raising Children With an Attitude of Gratitude – Research Finds Real Benefits for Kids Who Say ‘Thank You’

Raising Children With an Attitude of Gratitude – Research Finds Real Benefits for Kids Who Say ‘Thank You’

Raising Children With an Attitude of Gratitude – Research Finds Real Benefits for Kids Who Say ‘Thank You’ – as reported in the WS Journal. At the Branstens’ modern white dining table, the family holds hands for their nightly ritual. Arielle, 8 years old, says she’s thankful for her late grandfather, Horace, and how funny […]

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Meet Paul Raymond

Meet Paul Raymond

Mr. Raymond is a sought after speaker in tax controversy law by many attorney, accountant, and business groups and at the request of the Internal Revenue Service, has presented programs at the IRS Nationwide Tax Forum, attended by tax professionals throughout the United States.

Additionally, he continues to be an active member in the Section of Taxation, American Bar Association, where he was the Past Chair of the Employment Taxes Committee.

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