Are comics the “gateway drug to literacy?” Here's how they can boost your child's literacy skills, and how their cartoony fonts and illustrations helped my young daughter, Olive, learn to read. From Born Reading: Bringing Up Bookworms in a Digital Age–From Picture Books to eBooks and Everything in Between.Continue Reading
"Mr. President, you can't say Dallas doesn't love you." Those fateful words were uttered by the wife of Texas Governor John Connelly just before gunfire rang out in Dealey Plaza and cut down President John F. Kennedy as he rode in an open motorcade through crowds of cheering Texans on Nov. 22, 1963.Continue Reading
The summer season is almost here, and it's time to get ready to hit the water. Whether you spend your days at the beach, local pool of on a lake, having and packing the right beach bag is essential. Try the tips below to make your days by the seashore (or lake, river, pool, or simply a shared sprinkler) a little easier.Continue Reading
Companies that match contributions to your retirement plans can make a difference of hundreds of thousands of dollars when it's time for you to retire. Consider this simple, eye-opening example from The Truth About Retirement Plans and IRAs.Continue Reading
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