Want to fix the #MeToo problem? Start with eliminating abstinence-only sex education

Want to fix the #MeToo problem? Start with eliminating abstinence-only sex education

The #MeToo movement has many people expressing confusion regarding what constitutes sexual assault, concern they will be targeted with accusations, and has left a question mark surrounding what can be done about the apparent epidemic of sexual assault and harassment. One step forward, health experts say, would be to start funding better sex education programs. → Read More

Outside the Box: Tesla needs to put a seat belt on Elon Musk

Outside the Box: Tesla needs to put a seat belt on Elon Musk

The past few months have been turbulent for Tesla CEO Elon Musk. From publicly accusing a Thai rescue diver of being a pedophile (without evidence) and conducting a radio interview while smoking marijuana to insulting equity analysts on one earnings call and threatening to take Tesla private — then reversing those statements, triggering a SEC → Read More

Outside the Box: Save the Supreme Court, not Kavanaugh

Outside the Box: Save the Supreme Court, not Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court is in serious question amid allegations by Christine Blasey Ford, a university professor, that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a house party when they were in high school in Maryland 36 years ago. But equally serious questions about this nomination surround the Republican Party and Senate Majority Leader → Read More

NerdWallet: How to choose a college major that won’t bury you in debt

NerdWallet: How to choose a college major that won’t bury you in debt

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. Dan Brandt still has $32,000 in student loan debt, after earning his bachelor’s degree in marketing, but he’s not worried about paying it back. That’s because Brandt chose a major and a career with that debt in mind. “Money is a big deal for a 17-year-old kid → Read More

Next Avenue: How to navigate the complexity of claiming Social Security

Next Avenue: How to navigate the complexity of claiming Social Security

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. On the bookshelf by my desk at work is “Get What’s Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security” by Philip Moeller, Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Paul Solman. The 324(!)-page book by a financial writer, an economist and the PBS NewsHour economics correspondent delivers on its promise → Read More

Grow: Your easy step-by-step guide to paying off all kinds of debt

Grow: Your easy step-by-step guide to paying off all kinds of debt

The average American household now carries more than $134,000 in debt (including mortgages). Let that sink in for a second. That’s 2.4 times the median household income of $55,322. In other words, many of us are literally drowning in debt. That kind of burden takes up a lot of head space, whether you’re thinking about making each monthly payment on time or → Read More

Asia Markets: Nikkei’s surge leads Asian-market gains

Asia Markets: Nikkei’s surge leads Asian-market gains

Asian stock markets rose in early trading Wednesday, as Japanese stocks jumped further amid added gains for dollar-yen and bond yields and Chinese stocks shrugged off new tariffs. Japan‘s Nikkei NIK, +1.52%   was up 1.4%, returning to late-January levels after having already bounced 3.6% the prior three trading days, finishing Tuesday at 7½-year highs. → Read More

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