Colleges should encourage a diversity of viewpoints
October 21, 2016 WASHINGTON — A specter is haunting academia, the specter of specters — ghosts, goblins and “cultural appropriation” through insensitive Halloween costumes. more »»
After Trump video: ‘This has become so personal for me’
October 19, 2016 Twenty-year-old Hana Barkowitz had never before had this reaction to a stranger’s T-shirt. “I really wanted to say something,” she told me Wednesday. “This has become so personal for me. more »»
It’s Only Too Late to Save for Retirement If You Don’t Start Now!
October 18, 2016 Does the dreaded question “How much money will I need for retirement?” tie your stomach in knots? Millions of your peers are in the same boat, having saved little, if anything at all, to supplement... more »»
Trump guy-talk controversy a distraction from what matters
October 18, 2016 If you’re among the more than 100 million people on this planet who purchased and was titillated by “Fifty Shades of Grey,” the best-selling novel about a sadomasochistic sexual relationship between... more »»
Mother is 95 years old; where should retirement go?
October 17, 2016 Dear Dave, My mom is 95 years old, and she’s in amazing health. Financially speaking, she has about $150,000 in Certificates of Deposit, money market accounts, and savings bonds. more »»
Overeaters Anonymous October 21, 2016
at the Marshalltown Public Librar... more »