Lani Blazer

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Apple Updates iWork Apps On All Platforms With Major New Features

Apple has been relatively quiet with Pages, Numbers and Keynote in the past few months. But the company just released a major update for these three apps on all its platforms — iOS, OS X and iCloud.com. The apps now support the last features in iOS and OS X, but also bring long-awaited …

Apps

Obama came up with a new retirement plan inspired by behavioral economics

One unexpected idea on US President Barack Obama’s to-do list is a new public pension powered by behavioral economics.<p>Obama touted the MyRA, a “new savings bond” for private-sector workers who don’t have pensions (which is most or them) or tax-advantaged retirement investments like 401ks and IRAs …

Retirement

Obama’s Speech Was Missing Shared Goals for America’s Future

One of the best presidential orators in history, Obama was reduced to the lowly ambition of executive orders. What we really need is a set of common …

Associated Press News

How the State of the Union Impacts Your Finances

President Barack Obama introduced a new retirement savings plan Tuesday night that would be backed by the government to help more Americans gain financial security in their golden years.<p>In his State of the Union address, the president said he will direct the Treasury Department to create MyRA, a …

I Heart My City: Beth’s Hong Kong

Native Chicagoan <b>Beth Williams</b> caught the travel bug after spending half a year in Japan during college. After graduation, she missed Asia so much she just had to go back. A gig teaching English brought her to <b>Hong Kong</b>, where she’s lived for the past two years. Armed with her camera and …

How Drive Across the U.S. for Free

Doing Amsterdam the Dutch way

From a cycle tour leader to a bartender at a brown cafe, the people behind classic Amsterdam experiences share the lesser-known places that they love, far from the tourist crowds.<p>From a cycle tour leader to a bartender at a brown cafe, the people behind classic Amsterdam experiences share the …

European Travel

7 Things Not to Miss in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is the world's most vertical city, with two hundred and ninety-three buildings higher than five hundred feet -- sixty more than second-place New York City. Here are our tips on getting the most out of this remarkable destination.<p><b>Bask in A Symphony of Lights</b><p><i>A traditional Chinese junk sets</i> …

Hong Kong