I decided to travel with my teen son. Not vacation, mind you, but travel. Travel takes patience and a fairly high degree of resilience from discomfort. Our first stop was Marrakech and you can read a sort of ‘what to...
If you’re a woman with a bit of life experience, you already know you’re the boss. You’re more likely to drive health care decisions in your family, control household spending, care for millennials and elders, start a business and initiate a divorce. You...

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I must start off being bluntly honest. Last night's scenario was not my first choice. A few months back, I bought Diana Krall concert tickets for my boyfriend as a Valentine's Day gift/experience. As luck would have it, he had...
#KuelWoman, Lori C. Ennis shared this Ted Talk with me and I am a complete believer. In part, my own need for social integration and close relationships has been a primary catalyst for birthing #KuelLife. Boozing.... well, that's another story. Cocktails with...
Could there be anything better than having your girl friend be your business partner? Launching a new venture can be daunting. Launching Kuel Life is taking its toll. A true labor of love, for us both. And, no kidding,...
I'm 53 and according to Duke University economist Peter Ubel, I'm at the bottom of the U-Bend curve of Life (Happiness). I guess the good news is, the name of this curve implies that, I have nowhere to go but...
"I guess I thought the three months he was away would change him and he would realize that I am the most important person in his life and that he missed the hell out of me and wanted to...
Think of it as a financial decision, not an emotional one. USNews reports that even though overall divorce rates are dropping in the US, the number of divorces for people over 50 is rising. Knowing, from personal experience, how traumatic divorce...
“Providing financial support to anyone, but especially to an adult child, can have tremendous consequences for retirement and estate planning,” said Chris Brown, a principal at Hearts & Wallets, in a statement. “Financial services firms would be wise to...
"There's no better time to address this pulled-in-every-direction generation. The "sandwich generation" is made up of the people who are both taking care of their children and helping their aging parents. Predictably, this causes a lot of stress. At...

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