Diversions

Trick or Treat

As anyone who has kids – or who lives in a neighborhood that has kids (or lives in one in which kids can enter) can attest - Halloween arrives next Wednesday.

Past Tense?

We frequently tell investors that the past is not a reliable portent of future performance – but it does have a bearing on how we worry.

Labor Dazed

While Labor Day has been celebrated as a national holiday for more than 100 years, it wasn’t easy.

Generation Gaps

They have never rolled down a car window, never known a time when the Berlin Wall stood, and never seen anyone but Jay Leno host the Tonight Show.

Dollar Bill?

They say that money talks – and the US Mint is certainly hoping that is the case, as it “rolls″ out the new Thomas Jefferson $1 coin today.

The Prestige

Financial advisers frequently view their role as helping others—but that role appears to be unappreciated, at least relative to other professions.

Wild About Harry?

If you’re a parent, a grandparent, an uncle or aunt, or if you’re just nice to kids, chances are you know something about the Harry Potter phenomena.

Blue Moon

Tonight – depending on where you live – you’ll be treated to a “blue moon.″

Is It Hip to Double-Dip?

Many of us will be firing up the grills this weekend and gathering with friends and/or family for the long Memorial Day weekend.

A Stitch in Time

This weekend most of the nation will “spring forward″, thanks to an extended period of daylight saving time.

Time for a Change?

You may have noticed that the days are getting longer – but are you ready to spring forward?