Tag: lifestyle

The April jobs report reveals two very different Americas

So who was left out of the less-than-stellar jobs recovery? Getty Images The official U.S. unemployment rate rose again in April to 6.1% from 6% the previous month, and the U.S. added just 266,000 new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Labor Department said Friday, figures that some economists described as a “huge disappointment.” […]

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My wife inherited $800K. She put $300K toward our mortgage and $500K in her own bank account — after 35 years of marriage

Dear Quentin, I’ve been married 35 years. My wife is going to inherit $800,000 and told me she will use $300,000 to pay off our mortgage. The house is worth $450,000. But she will put the remaining $500,000 into her own personal checking account. I’m 65 and still work. I earn $130,000 a year and […]

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New rules about eating, exercising and sleeping as you age

Aging is a natural process that involves direct damage to cells and an accumulation of cellular waste, says Dr. Frank Lipman. Our ability to repair this damage decreases over time, but the extent and speed of that decline varies — a lot. Diet, activity, rest and stress all play a role in aging, Lipman says. […]

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