Category: Work/Life Balance

Celebrating Juneteenth

Juneteenth (short for “June Nineteenth”) commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States, a celebration of the freedom granted to African-Americans that is focused on education and achievement. As with most federal holidays, the stock and bond markets will be closed in observance of the holiday, and since it falls on a Sunday this year, markets will be closed on Monday, June 20th.

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Managing Your Children’s Social Media Risks

Childhood is full of dangers, and every new generation of parents is faced with risks that weren’t present when they were growing up. Today, social media platforms have introduced a new set of risks for this generation of children, as well as heightened the risks faced by children of previous generations. While parents may be viewed by children as hopelessly out-of-touch with today’s social media technology, they remain the most important influence on a child’s understanding of appropriate and inappropriate behavior in the digital world.

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What Millennials Can Teach Us

All generations suffer from unfair generalizations and it’s no different for the Millennial generation. Yet, with the leading edge of this generation entering their 40s, many have already formed households and become homeowners. Which is to say that Millennials are full-grown adults with attributes and values that, while perhaps different than other generations, hold lessons for all, regardless of age.

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May is National Foster Care Month!

Foster care is a collective effort driven by each state and supported with federal funding. However, the real, on-the-ground work is done at a local level, with private non-profit organizations playing a key role in delivering foster care services and individuals serving as foster parents.

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Attracting and Retaining Employees Amid “The Great Resignation”

Throughout history, social upheaval has often been one consequence of pandemics, and this time is no different. The newfound leverage of today’s workers has left many employers struggling to find the right level and mix of incentives that will attract and retain employees during what is being coined “The Great Resignation.”

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