Tag: psychology

older couple with advisor discussing finances

Sheila Taymore could not afford the $2,200 mortgage and home equity loan payments, the enormous heating bills, and the repairs – so many repairs – on the home she’d owned for decades. Sheila Taymore, 60, of Salem, Mass. But selling it was emotional: she and her first husband had raised two sons in that hous…

Photo: healthcare reform

Getting or keeping health insurance is central to many of the major decisions that working Americans make. Canadian and European governments provide universal health care to their citizens, but this country has relied heavily on employers for health insurance, and only about two-thirds of them provide it. It’ll be fascinating to see how health car…