I just added 20 years to my retired life without new meds, more doctor appointments or several servings of spinach.
“Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. America will never forget their sacrifices.” — President Harry S. Truman
Although I am a diehard fan of fiction — I love to totally escape into another world — I have recently felt the urge to start catching up on all those bits and pieces of history that I’ve missed along the way. It is always fascinating, and sobering to realize how much I don’t know.
We like to say that with the library’s integrated library system (ils) upgrade, we evolved from a “flip phone world” to a “smartphone world.” Knox County Public Library is always looking for ways to make it more convenient for patrons to use the library. With the recent software upgrade in A…
The number of young Americans watching online videos every day has more than doubled, according to survey findings released Tuesday. They're glued to them for nearly an hour a day, twice as long as they were four years ago.
We are living in incredible times. Right now, most of us can pick up a device that is only as large as our hand, and be able to instantly connect with nearly the full breadth of human knowledge. We can instantly see sights and cities from around the world filmed by others. We’re able to expe…
Fear can consume you. The anxiety of the unknown can drive you to pull the blanket over your head, whether you're worried about a rustling sound outside your bedroom window or that you won't have enough retirement savings.
The Social Security Administration will happily forecast your future monthly retirement check. Trouble is, it's often off the mark. Understanding the sometimes-flawed assumptions underlying the estimate can help you make smarter decisions about when to claim your benefit.
The prospect of paying too much for a new vehicle often fills shoppers with dread, which explains why so many invest hours researching prices, trade-in values and interest rates. But while getting a good deal is important, it does not guarantee immunity from making the costliest financial mi…
It’s getting closer to “that” time of year. You know! It’s the time when we start thinking about all of your favorite foods that will magically appear on the table during the holidays. These are the platters and serving bowls of deliciousness that a person could eat all year long, but for so…
Credit cards are daily payment tools for many Americans, but yours probably also has unintended tactical uses you never thought of, such as slicing open birthday card envelopes your grandparents send.
We all love getting kitchen tips, those little tricks we should be doing to make us better cooks. But sometimes it's the things we should stop doing that matter.
Many of my relatives and friends complain about the fluctuating gas prices in Vincennes and how the old hometown most of the time is on the higher end of the scale.
Imagine discovering that your newborn's brand new Social Security number has already been used to construct what Eva Velasquez, president and CEO of the Identity Theft Resource Center, calls a "Frankenstein monster of identity."
Generations will host a Caregiver Connection event on Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Vincennes University’s Robert E. Green Activities Center, 120 W. Harrison St. This is a day designed specifically for family caregivers (or those who care for friends, neighbors, etc).