The first Mother’s Day celebrations were organized by Anna Jarvis on May 10, 1908 in Grafton, West Virginia, and Philadelphia. Jarvis became the leader for the Mother’s Day movement as the annual celebration became popular across the nation.
Equal Pay Day is on March 24 this year, a date that marks how far into the year women need to work to earn the same as men did in the previous year. It was originated by the National Committee on Pay Equity in 1996 as a public awareness event to illustrate the gap between men's and women's wages.
Friends provide such joy in life. I was really fortunate when I moved to the Seattle area years ago and joined the League of Women Voters. I met a group of wonderful women who have become my good friends.
Consumers reported losing $201 million to romance scams in 2019 – up nearly 40 percent since 2018. Romance scammers prey on consumers who are looking for love, converting what feels like a budding relationship into an ask for money to help the scammer get out of some manufactured crisis.
Shoppers plan to spend more than $27.4 billion on Valentine's Day this year. That makes Valentine’s Day the second most expensive holiday on the calendar for U.S. consumers. About 31 percent of people expect their Valentine to spend at least $50 on a gift.
Relations are complicated, and when things begin to get difficult in a marriage, people wonder whether they could continue to work on it or admit defeat. Here are five things which may show your marriage is over:
The FTC is suing online dating service Match Group, the owner of Match.com, Tinder, OKCupid, and other dating sites, alleging that the company used fake love interest ads to trick hundreds of thousands of consumers into buying subscriptions on Match.com.
Going on a cruise is quite an adventure, I learned as a first-time cruise goer in late March. It was a seven-day cruise to the Caribbean with stops in Jamaica, Grand Cayman Island, Costa Maya, Mexico, and Cozumel, Mexico. The purpose of the cruise was to celebrate my sister’s 80th...
It’s a good time during April’s Financial Literacy Month to take a look at how you handle your finances. What is financial literacy? It’s knowing how to manage your personal finances. How are Americans doing with financial literacy? In a survey of 1,500 people, respondents estimated that lacking knowledge about...
April is a great month. It starts with spring and April Fools’ Day, moves to National Beer Day, World Health Day, and National Empanada Day, rushes to Tax Day, then Earth Day, and ends with Easter and Arbor Day. Baby boomers are in a reflective mood as April begins: Tom...