LAFF FEBRUARY ISSUE
FRIENDS TO LOVERS
I am one of those lucky guys who can say with certainty that I married my best friend. It seems like getting to know someone and courting them often get intermingled at the outset of a relationship. Not so with Julia and me. We were friends, then confidants, and finally lovers over our many years of knowing one ... CONTINUE READING
HAVE YOU PLANNED FOR LONG-TERM CARE?
The simple fact is, no one wants to talk about long-term care. Yet, with rising costs and higher demand, long-term care should be a topic at the forefront of everyone's retirement plan. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates that 70 percent of retirees will need some sort of long-term care in their life. When this is combined with the median annual cost of assisted ... CONTINUE READING
THE TANGLED HISTORY OF PRESIDENTS DAY
On the third Monday in February, the entire nation celebrates Presidents Day ... sort of. While the holiday is known colloquially as Presidents Day, its official federal name is still Washington's Birthday. If that wasn't confusing enough, different states officially know it as "Presidents Day," "Lincoln/Washington/Presidents Day," "Washington-Lincoln Day," "George Washington Day," and ... CONTINUE READING