Two sisters sacrifice for one another in Mia Chung’s hauntingly lovely play “You for Me for You.” Junhee (Jordan Clark) and Minjee (Giselle Ty) are alone in the world, having lost their parents and family. Living at subsistence level in North Korea, the sisters fight for survival and for each other. Continue reading
Losing a spouse can be one of the worst things that can happen in someone’s life. Along with the grief, and reality of a different way of life, the issue of losing a spouse also raises financial issues, which can add to the already overwhelming traumatic experience. More often than not, it is a woman who is taking them on. Continue reading
In my last article, I wrote about ways to keep your New Year’s financial resolutions. But unfortunately, three weeks or so into the New Year, many of you have probably already broken them. Well, Happy Lunar New Year! Here is your second chance to make and stick with some new New Year’s Resolutions.
Here are my top 5 Financial Resolutions for the Lunar New Year: Continue reading
Happy New Year! This is the time of New Year’s Eve parties, watching the ball drop, buying new 2012 wall calendars and of course New Year Resolutions. One of the most common resolutions to make is to go to the gym regularly. Of course most of us know how long that resolution lasts: about two weeks. Continue reading
The 79 million Baby Boomers in the United States have started to retire. Without that regular paycheck coming in every week, many boomers will hope to lessen that blow by applying for social security benefits. However knowing your options and withdrawal strategies regarding your benefits can have a major impact on your income during retirement. Here are some withdrawal strategies that may be right for you. Continue reading
In a ceremony that included speeches from recently re-elected Quincy Mayor Thomas P. Koch and Asian Community Development Corporation Board President Michael Tow, thirty-four new affordable housing units were opened in Quincy at 6 Fort Street.
The complex, which has been restored from a predominantly vacant and disinvested building, features some 42,000 square feet of residential space and roughly 1,000 square feet of community space. The building includes 63 parking spaces and incorporates around 8,000 square feet of outdoor recreational space. Continue reading