How To Protect Against Identity Theft

It is estimated that someone’s identity is stolen every two seconds. Security expert Frank Abagnale offers some suggestions on how to prevent it from happening to you. • Lock your mailbox. If your mailbox doesn’t lock, you can buy one that does for about $40 • Don’t leave valuables in your car, particularly your laptop,… Read More »


Brain Health: Myths Versus Reality

You’ve no doubt heard plenty of stories about how to keep your brain healthy and boost memory. A recent article on AARP’s website explored this subject and distinguished between myth and fact. Here are some the highlights. Myth: Brain aging is inevitable. Although the brain does shrink with age, exercise has been shown to increase… Read More »

Purpose Prize Winners

For the last 10 years (formerly Civic Ventures) has honored hundreds of people from around the world for their work in second careers. Encore, which is based in San Francisco and New York, is dedicated to encouraging, promoting and, in some cases, financing what it calls, “seconds acts for the greater good.”  They focus… Read More »