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AB Sep 16, 2014

Sleep: You’re Doing It Wrong

It seems that once we pass age ten or eleven the days of sleeping well are behind us. First we have the teen years where early mornings and late nights are thrust upon us without our permission. Next, during the young adult years, we choose late nights with friends over sleep. Finally we face the parenting years - that blur of sleepless nights that begins with fussy infants and closes out with new teen drivers. read more…

A Sep 15, 2014

Would Mini-Retirements Beat A Single Big One?

In 2008, Wired magazine asked its readers, “Who is the world’s greatest self promoter?”  Winning by a landslide was Tim Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour Workweek.Ferriss said he had made his fortune as a serial entrepreneur.  He spoke six languages.  He was a world record holder in tango.  He had won a national championship in Chinese kickboxing.  He was a cage fighter who defeated six world champions.  He was an actor in a hit television series.  He was a guest lecturer at Princeton University; a political asylum researcher; a T.V. host in Thailand and China; a motorcycle racer and shark diver.   read more…

S Sep 10, 2014

Social Security: It’s Not an All-Or-None Thing

Q.  My husband and I are in our late forties. We are saving for retirement with the assumption that social security will be bankrupt by the time we retire. We are not planning on receiving anything. We don’t feel we should rely on Social Security benefits to support ourselves. We hope to be happily surprised if we are wrong. Your financial calculations in a recent column rely on Social Security providing a large portion of retirement income for most people, yet I thought you have said in other columns that this is a tenuous source of future support. Can you clarify this for me? —A.S., Austin, TX  read more…

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