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2012-03-15 23:23:34

A new national study suggests that adults who receive an inheritance save only about half of what they receive, while spending, donating or losing the rest. The results are good news for retailers, restaurant owners and people in the service industry who will receive that windfall. But it is bad news for those who are concerned about the low U.S. savings rate, said Jay Zagorsky, author of the study and research scientist at Ohio State University´s Center for Human Resource...

2012-03-15 22:40:17

Young adults less interested in community issues, politics and environment, finds new research The times are changing, and not necessarily for the better when it comes to giving back to society, according to 40 years of research on 9 million young adults. Since the baby boomer generation, there has been a significant decline among young Americans in political participation, concern for others and interest in saving the environment, according to a new study published by the American...

2012-02-06 09:00:00

BUILDER, the leading media brand for the residential construction industry, launches the 14th annual BUILDER Concept Home on February 8 as both a live and online experience for housing professionals and consumers. Three Homes for Three Generations: Baby Boomers, Gen X and Gen Y will be open for free guided tours to attendees of the 2012 International Builders´ Show. A virtual tour is also online at http://www.builderconcepthome2012.com. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 06, 2012...

2012-02-03 13:00:00

With retirement resources often riding on the successful sale of a business, American Fortune releases tips Baby Boomers should consider before selling a business. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 With retirement resources often riding on the successful sale of a business, American Fortune releases tips Baby Boomers should consider before selling a business. Nearly every business owner has heard that to sell a business, timing is important. In fact, when and how to sell a business...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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