From the monthly archives: September 2015


Are you a lifetime exerciser and competitor?

Are you an adult onset exerciser (AOE) investing in mobility for the first time in your life?

Or maybe you are a “once upon exerciser” who hasn’t stepped off the couch in 20 years.

Whichever of these describes you, your body is […]

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Be honest: How often do you really think about your retirement savings? Or maybe the better question is: How often do you actually do something to grow that nest egg?

If recent research is any indication, the answer is probably “not too often.” In fact, it seems like every other month a new study makes […]

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No one ever expects to lose money on an investment but the reality is that everyone’s portfolio will probably have losers at some point.

We diversify our investments to hedge ourselves with the goal of having enough winners to more than offset the positions that aren’t working out. One way to make the best […]

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Jeremy Sutton is a California-based portrait painter and expert in digital art practices. American Art was lucky enough to have this talented and engaging artist perform live iPad painting at the America Now! Innovation in Art program on June 27. Kara Fikse, public programs assistant, got a chance to talk with Jeremy about […]

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The Uniform Law Commission has released a new proposed act for enactment by the states called the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act (UFADAA). The theory behind the new uniform act is if the fiduciary would have access to a tangible or intangible asset, then the fiduciary will also have access to a similar […]

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One of my favorite readers told me about a great software program for organizing your passwords and other confidential information and keeping them secure. It’s called Password Plus from DataViz, Inc. and it is available for iPhone, iPad, Android phone, Android tablet, and Windows and Mac computers. Each user gets a free Samepage account which […]

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To pick up where we left off, here is part 2 of this 4 part series.

Provide for Access

We are often told never to write down our passwords and to make them secure by choosing ones with letters and numbers and special characters that no one will be able to guess. That is exactly the […]

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Tough Love for Bubbie

On September 3, 2015 By

It’s hard to say when dependence becomes an addiction, when an aversion to going outside becomes a phobia, when a person moves from set in her ways to obstinate and rigid. Looking back, none of us recalled a particular date.

We remembered instead a period of time over which a person we loved and enjoyed […]

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