Reasons to Meditate

People all over the world, for thousands of years, have been meditating. It is not necessary to pay anyone to learn to meditate. Even though they tell you their meditation is different, it’s not. Meditation is meditation. It’s just a way for them to charge for their “course.” There is really nothing difficult to learn […]

Money and Your Relationship

Money is consistently the most common reason for conflict in a relationship. Couples with financial problems and debt have higher levels of stress and are less happy in their relationship than those who don’t. You must be honest about your spending. It’s surprising how common it is for two people in a relationship to lie […]

Seniors Are Not Remarrying

Although Seniors can be committed in a new relationship, they are deciding not to remarry. Living together like remarriage brings companionship and wider social circles, not to mention sexual intimacy, at a time when seniors may otherwise face isolation. And financially pooling resources in a single household often improves senior’s economic stability, especially for women […]

Prenuptial Agreement

No one should get married without a Prenuptial Agreement in place! It doesn’t matter how much or how little you have, you always have to protect yourself! And second and sometimes third marriages—and the extended families that sometimes come with them—require financial and estate planning. Forty percent of new marriages include at least one spouse […]

Facebook and your Marriage

Instead of communicating face to face, couples are sharing their feelings and marriage on Facebook. This could doom a relationship. Too much emphasis on social media can indicate that a couple is less concerned with how they feel and more concerned how their relationship looks to outsiders. There is a growing trend, and not a […]

Divorce and Social Security

Married couples have an advantage when it comes to Social Security. It’s called the “spousal benefit.” It allows the lower-earning spouse to collect up to 50% of the higher-earning spouse’s benefit at full retirement age. Even if you are divorced, you still have the ability to collect Social Security spousal benefits based on your former […]

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Do Exist!

A recent report from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention found a recent spike in STIs such as chlamydia (up nearly 6 % since 2014), gonorrhea (up nearly 13%) and syphilis (up 19%) amount young people. The CDC says that almost 20 million new STIs occur every year, over half of them afflicting young […]

The “Least Free” States in the United States

According to a study released in August 2016, by the Cato Institute, the “least free” states based on personal and economic freedoms are: Top Five (“free”) : New Hampshire, Alaska, Oklahoma, Indiana, South Dakota Bottom Five (“least free”) : Maryland, New Jersey, Hawaii, California, New York (ranked #50). New York is the “least free” state […]