Reassessing Personal Finances

If you’re thinking of switching careers, starting your own business or making some other major life change, there may be a financial cost, at least in the short term. At a minimum, “you should have a spreadsheet with the bills and things you need to have covered regardless of how the business or side hustle…

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Books to Read This Summer

The definition of a summer read evolves with the times, and even more so this year. As the weather warms and the pandemic wanes in the United States, what readers are looking for on the page will vary dramatically. Some might be in the mood for a whodunit, and others might feel pulled toward something…

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Reassessing Boundaries

Consider your comfort levels. Some people have preferred not to put their private lives on screens. “This sense of being exposed has been a challenge for people who do not have an environment that they feel comfortable showing to whoever is on the other side of the line,” said Munmun De Choudhury, an associate professor…

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At Home Says Goodbye

Dear Readers, A little more than a year ago, I was asked to lead a team to create a new section for The New York Times in response to the sudden and drastic changes to our domestic lives brought about by the pandemic. The first issue of At Home landed on readers’ doorsteps just a…

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