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A LOT OF people made the same bad joke on Twitter when Senator John McCain seemed confused during former FBI Director James Comey’s senate testimony last week. 1,266 more words


Millennials Use Public Libraries More Than Other Generations

Survey results released by Pew this week show that millennials are substantially more likely than Gen Xers or Baby Boomers to use public libraries.

Fifty-three percent of millenials, defined as those between 18 and 35 when the survey was conducted last fall, told Pew that they had visited a public library in the prior 12 months. 123 more words


The Importance of Home Equity in Retirement Planning

We often discuss the difference in family wealth between homeowner households and renter households. Much of that difference is the result of the equity buildup… 360 more words

Real Estate

Who will tell their story?

In January 2016 I published a tribute to my gay brother and his partner and their journey with terminal cancer, entitled Goodnight Doll.

My motivation was to share with others their love story and dedication to each other through the good and the bad days. 652 more words

Reciprocal Mentoring: A Win-Win

I’ve always thought workplace mentoring programs, both formal and informal, were crucial to companies developing and retaining successful employees. I was fortunate to have had an incredible mentor early in my career. 469 more words

Gen X'ers

Big Social Security COLA will be offset by Medicare premium rollercoaster

Retirees can look forward to the largest Social Security cost-of-living adjustment next year since 2012 – but don’t break out the champagne just yet. For many, higher Medicare premiums will take a big bite out of their raise. 250 more words

Baby Boomers

Baby boomers make over-50 the new normal in several Oregon counties

In nearly every county, Oregon is skewing older than it did 15 years ago, particularly in rural parts of the state.

For the first time, the median age topped 50 in six of Oregon’s 36 counties, according to 2016 population data the Census Bureau released Thursday. 27 more words

The Oregonian