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  • Padding the nest egg

    June 30, 2015 | 9:15 am

    Diana Deene is 74 years old, but she doesn’t consider herself retired. She runs a marketing business, which she started after her previous job as a psychotherapist stopped paying the bills. She also plans to live until she’s 100, which could be a problem because, she admits, she...

  • The roadmap to freedom from debt

    By Julie Bien

    March 12, 2014 | 1:38 pm

    JoAnneh Nagler and her husband know firsthand how destructive financial debt can be to a relationship.

    “Our first marriage wasn’t able to withstand the financial pressure of [nearly $20,000 of] debt, so we divorced,” said Nagler, author of the book “The Debt-Free Spending Plan.” ...

  • Personal Touch Can Tame Parties, Trim Expenses

    By Beth Levine

    August 10, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Not too long ago, some Jewish mothers and I were discussing our kids' upcoming b'nai mitzvah. We were wondering how to tame the ever-escalating, three-ring circus that the parties have become.

    We are commanded to celebrate this important day in our children's lives as if it were a...

  • The Nation and The World

    January 6, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    New Anti-Semitism Report

    The U.S. State Department praised the work of European governments against anti-Semitism, but said law enforcement must do more to respond to anti-Semitic crimes. The State Department�(tm)s report addressing anti-Semitic incidents around the...

  • For Richer or Poorer

    By Rebecca R. Kahlenberg

    July 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Money has always been a divisive issue in Christina and John Barton's 19-year marriage. John "nearly broke out in a sweat" when he saw the $60 dinner bill. "I call him the original tightwad," says Christina, 47, describing herself as more free-spending than her husband.


  • Bonding Over Bonds

    By Beverly Gray

    November 18, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Monique Maas Gibbons believes that in the 21st century women will be more in charge of their finances than ever before.

    "Now we have to start thinking about how to save and how to make our money grow," Gibbons told the Journal.

    So Gibbons herself started thinking. The result was "Women...

  • Israel: Land of Sustainable Growth?

    By Avi Machlis

    November 18, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    The captains of Israel's economy told world economic leaders at the annual conference of the International Monetary Fund last month that Israel's sluggish economy is set for a revival after a three-year slowdown.

    Rosy government forecasts have been backed by a series of recent...