You’ve landed that first job, now work to keep it

So, you landed your first job? Your next goal is to keep it. Here are some tips to make a good impression at work and not lose your job. They may soun...

August 11th, 2016 |  


Don’t let kids flounder about like an octopus on roller skates

The feistiness and character we have as parents is naturally passed onto our children. If we have children who act like an octopus on roller skates, c...

July 8th, 2016 |  


Double your pleasure with children and Doublemint Gum

Wise parents don’t put off until tomorrow what can be enjoyed today with children, because it can be enjoyed again tomorrow. Three decades ago, ...

July 7th, 2016 |  



Avoiding hidden risks

Ever since the first seemingly savvy saver stashed cash underneath a mattress, investors have turned toward safe harbors to help protect their hard-ea...

July 5th, 2016 |  


Help retirement savings last longer

A key question most pre-retirees wrestle with in deciding when to transition into retirement is, “How do I know if my retirement savings will la...

June 5th, 2016 |  


Keeping Ohio’s government open and transparent

Keeping Ohio’s government open and transparent

Since the passage of Ohio’s first open records law in 1963, our state legislature has gone to great lengths to open the doors of public building...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Our mental health: Care for the youths

May is Mental Health Month and nearly one in five, almost 20 percent, of Ohioans experience some type of mental illness or emotional disturbance each ...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Medical marijuana bill has problems

Medical marijuana bill has problems

While I am not against the use of Medical Marijuana if it is used, dispensed and administered the proper way, there are problems with this bill that c...

May 11th, 2016 |  


Challenges negative attitudes about aging

Ohio’s 60-plus population is growing more than 20 times faster than our overall population. Our growing and changing aging population underscore...

April 27th, 2016 |  


Consider the power of tax-deferred investing

As a result of the loss of corporate pensions and concerns about the long-term viability of Social Security, most Americans anticipate having to be pe...

April 4th, 2016 |