The uninvited virus has motivated painters, authors and musicians to pick up a paint brush, open a laptop, pick up an instrument and to make the most of the precious commodity of time.
Good to Know: New ways to experience dream destinations
Not quite ready to travel to insert-name-of-dream-destination just yet? Not a problem. Your dream destination can come to you by ...
Jill on Money: Taxes in July? Not quite like Christmas
As I prepare to write an article about filing taxes on a hot, humid day, I can't help but think ...
My Turn: I'll be missing my teacher identity in retirement
This June, when I retired from teaching, I also retired “Ms. Schmitt,” and for that, I grieve. The place where ...
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Ask the Expert: How to undo RMDs taken in January
The government waived 2020 required minimum distributions (RMDs) at the end of March, and people who had taken 2020 RMDs ...
Vehicles for bonding: Cars tell stories of LI families
At a smaller (pandemic size) car show on Father's Day weekend in Hicksville, car owners traded compliments and shared stories.
Ask the Expert: Filing status and Medicare premiums
Spouses pay Medicare premiums based on the Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) on their joint tax return. But why should ...
My Turn: At least there's dinner to look forward to
Now in our sixth year of home confinement — wait, it’s only been three months? — I have some time ...
The Column: Perils of pandemic extend into the kitchen
Honey, I baked my glasses! It was our anniversary — 57 years, another distinguished service cross for my wife, Wink ...
Ask the Expert: Medicare premium surcharges
I know that my Medicare premiums are based on my income. I also know the formula that determines income includes ...
Should you take the buyout? Experts weigh in
There are advantages to grabbing and going but experts caution that you need to be clear about your options for other employment or retirement.