More Older Couples Are ‘Shacking Up’

Paula Span reports on the sharp rise in unmarried partners over the age of 50 in recent years. This trend partly reflects the sheer size of the baby boom cohort, as well as its rising divorce rate. But attitudes have shifted, too. “People who’ve divorced have a more expansive view of what … Continue reading

Taxes will go up. Here’s why.

Robert J. Samuelson reports on the gap between Americans wants and needs from the government versus our willingness to be taxed. This is especially relevant now because the number of older Americans, who are the largest beneficiaries of federal spending, is rising rapidly. Unless we’re prepared to make sizable spending … Continue reading

Crack In Your Assets?

Alexander Bove Jr. reports on the challenges of proper asset protection, particularly for married couples and families. Often times even the most brilliant and successful businessmen and women do little or nothing to protect their billions. The two most plausible explanations for this are that one, the advice from their family … Continue reading

What I Wish I’d Known Before Moving in Together

Anna Goldfarb reports on the necessity of planning before moving in with a partner; however, it is often overlooked by couples.  Most couples don’t take the time to walk through the financial and legal implications of cohabitation beforehand, which according to leading legal and financial experts, is a major mistake and a … Continue reading

Meet the People Who Train the Robots (to Do Their Own Jobs)

Daisuke Wakabayashi reports on the creators behind artificial intelligence programming in a diverse set of professions. Some companies are  deploying artificial intelligence in the workplace and asking their employees to train the A.I. to be more human. Wakabayashi spoke with five professionals who understand the strengths (and weaknesses) of artificial intelligence … Continue reading