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Get Married by Your Late 20s If You’d Rather Not Get Divorced—Melissa Dahl
You are aware, presumably, that couples who are in their teens or very early 20s when they get married have the odds stacked against them, as younger couples have the highest risk of divorce. So it follows that the older you are when you get hitched, the better off your marriage will be – after all, by your 30s, you have a more solid sense of who you are, and you’re likely to be better off financially, too, both of which can help a relationship succeed.
Brit Hume Delivers the Best 1.5 Minute Commentary on Abortion Ever Heard on the Network News—Justin Taylor
Powerful take on abortion on network TV (albeit Fox News, which I am not a huge fan of).
Why colleges ask young alumni for money even when they have student loans—Jill Berman
I must say, I love my school, but it is a bit off-putting when Susie and I get donation requests from our university while we’re still paying for our time there.
Seven months after graduating college during the depths of the Great Recession in 2009 Kathleen Garvin was still adjusting to post-college life the first time her alma-mater called asking her for money.
Garvin was “making money here and there” by doing some freelance writing and working a retail job. She was living at home in order to save it up. The post-graduation grace period for paying back her student loans had just come to an end and so she started making $400 monthly payments to put a dent in her $50,000 debt.
As a Cubs fan, this was painful. I was listening to this on the radio. It wasn’t as pretty on the radio.