Columns

THE ECONOMIC BLUEPRINT: Leave no trace v2.0: Millennials and money

August 16, 2019

Sunshine filling the tent to start the day. Cool mountain air. The sounds of birds chirping and the running river. I’ve had the pleasure of taking backcountry hiking trips in some of the country’s most beautiful national parks: Rocky Mountain, ...

COMMENTARY: How should Americans engage globally?

August 16, 2019

By Lee H. Hamilton I've been struck recently by news coverage of climate change and humans' degradation of the planet. Two opposing themes keep appearing. One is the sense that, as individuals, there's little we can do; the forces are too large. The other ...

COMMENTARY: Such a deal indeed for Lou Anna Simon

August 16, 2019

By Bill Donohue Imagine the following scenario. A cardinal in the Catholic Church knows that for 20 years a priest in his archdiocese has sexually abused hundreds of young persons, yet he never once reported his crimes to the authorities. When this is disclosed ...

COMMENTARY: Examining the stats of sexual assault

August 16, 2019

By Manvir (Mick) Grewal Sr. Few acts are more heinous and devastating than sexual assault. Countless individuals fall victim to these acts and are unaware of the rights they have outside of criminal proceedings. It is time for all survivors to know the actions ...

COMMENTARY: Keep your eyes open to prevent financial scams against seniors

August 16, 2019

By Nicolas Camargo While it is important to make sure our parents are well taken care of and healthy as they age, it is just as important to make sure that their financial affairs are in order. This also includes being on the lookout for and preventing any ...

NERDWALLET: Is your debt 'good' or 'bad'? It depends

August 16, 2019

By Sean Pyles NerdWallet Are student loans good debt that can open the door to a career or an insurmountable burden? Is all credit card debt a sign of reckless spending, or can it be a smart way to cover an expense? In general, no form of debt is inherently ...