Michael Wiley

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Lumosity vs. Elevate: Battle of the brain-training apps

Let's face it, Candy Crush probably isn't doing much to keep your brain sharp. If you can pry yourself away from it and other mindless games, your smartphone might actually be able to help you read better, react quicker, and remember people's names, all with the help of brain-training apps Lumosity …

No, You Can’t Teach Your Baby To Read

This week, in a courtroom in Carlsbad, California, a battle is waging between science and belief. The government is pushing back against a company that claims to teach babies to read at 10 months.<p>First, some background. Media that purports to teach babies skills like reading and language are …

New York University

Like to cook your own dog food? You’re not alone

Feeding the dog with Freshpet dog food is kind of like baking with a cake mix.<p>Dog owners “know they’re not quite cooking” when they mash the meat or …

Pets

Apple\’s product lineup the \’best in 25 years\’, says iTunes chief Eddy Cue

Why getting married can be a financial windfall

Forget the marriage penalty. If getting hitched has any financial effect, it’s likely to be a bonus.<p>In the 1990s, there was much discussion about how …

5 dividend stocks that offset inflation in retirement

Retirees need not only income, but also cost of living adjustments (known as COLA). Otherwise, inflation can erode their purchasing power as the …

Top 10 U.S. cities for new grads

Slide 1 of 12<p>A fresh group of college graduates eagerly seek to begin a new phase in life — trading student status for professional titles. The …

College & University

Too much of your retirement money in stocks?

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Recently, I was alarmed by new data showing how people in their 50s and 60s are investing …

The case against stay-at-home moms and dads

With just three months left until we welcome our first child, my husband and I have naturally been discussing how to best manage our future family, …

Why we should talk about work with our kids

Some of the most vivid childhood memories I have of my mom are of her talking about work, beaming and confident in her teal silk blouse and neck bow. …

Parenting

Lloyd Blankfein says Goldman Sachs’s crop of college grads acts like he did