Erin Henkel

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Trump has started a brain drain back to India

Twelve years later, Sahay, now 50, is still a data architect, still working for the same firm, and still waiting for that green card. It's not clear when he'll clear the government backlog. He does know that his provisional status stalled his career — changing jobs would have required the company …

Immigration

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

Relationships

Surviving as an Old in the Tech World

<b>About 15 years ago,</b> I was inexplicably offered a job at Google—at age 52. At the time, my age reliably put me in the running for “oldest employee.” …

The Workplace

The One Question I Ask To Stop Negative Thoughts From Ruining My Day

No meditation needed.<p><i>This piece originally appeared on Shine, a free daily text service, and is reprinted with permission.</i><p>I like to think I’m an unofficial expert on negative thinking. It’s not unusual for me to start and finish the day ruminating on something that <i>could</i> go wrong–but most likely …

Self-help

The Meditation Cure

A basic practice of Buddhism turns out to be one of the best ways to deal with the anxieties and appetites bequeathed to us by our evolutionary history<p>Much of Buddhism can be boiled down to a bad-news/good-news story. The bad news is that life is full of suffering and we humans are full of …

Meditation

Your Camera Wants to Kill the Keyboard

Snapchat knew it from the start, but in recent months Google and Facebook have all but confirmed it: The keyboard, slowly but surely, is fading into …

The Case For Emotionally Intelligent AI

When you’re having a really bad day, chances are good your friends are going to notice, even if you don’t say a word. They’ll notice your facial expression … your sagging body language … a lack of energy or joy in your voice. Most of us prefer to be around people who notice these things — people …

Artificial Intelligence

Gigantic Wooden Megaphones Amplify the Quiet Sounds of a Natural Forest

On display in an Estonian forest near Tallinn is <i>ruup</i>, an installation of three gigantic wooden megaphones that amplify the typically-quiet sounds of nature. The project was created by interior architecture students at the Estonian Academy of the Arts, and it's intended as a site of relaxation. …

Sculpture

french onion soup

I’m firmly of the belief that no matter what ails you in the realm of the kitchen, onion soup can cure it. Never cooked before? Don’t think you’ll be …

Retirement: You're Richer Than You Think

The investment bank UBS made waves this week with a report that defines “wealthy” as having more than $5 million, and at least $1 million in cash.<p>Sounds crazy, but that’s really the wrong way to look at retirement. You don’t need $5 million to retire well. You might not even need $1 million. And …

The Retirement Gamble | FRONTLINE

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10 Ways to Increase Your Social Security Payments

Boost your payout.<p>The amount of your Social Security payments depends on your earnings history and the age you sign up for benefits. Try these …

National Institute on Retirement Security

9th Annual Policy Conference<p>Refocusing Retirement Feb. 26-27, 2018<p>Learn More Here<p>Pensions Are Critical Tool For Recruiting & Retaining …

Ballpark E$timate on the App Store

How Important Is Asset Allocation to Retirement Security? | Center for Retirement Research

• Financial planners often tout asset allocation to boost retirement preparedness.<br>• But the typical household nearing retirement has less than $100,000 …

Framing Effects and Expected Social Security Claiming Behavior

<b>NBER Working Paper No. 17018</b> <b><br>Issued in May 2011</b> <b><br>NBER Program(s):Aging, Public Economics</b><p>Eligible participants in the U.S. Social Security system may …

Great Recession-Induced Early Claimers: Who Are They? How Much Do They Lose? | Center for Retirement Research

Abstract<p>During the Great Recession, more older workers have claimed Social Security benefits early. This paper addresses two important policy …