The Investment Coach

George Kinder, financial planner, writer and trainer, is a pioneer in what began as a “life planning movement” in the financial planning community of the 1980s. Because financial advisers normally are not psychologists or credentialed therapists, “financial life planning” emerged as a more d…

It was an honor to meet Hilbert Margol, a World War II veteran who has lived in Dunwoody since 1984, thanks to a Zoom call arranged by Jan Slimming and the Churchill Society-Atlanta Chapter. He shared with the group the story of how he and his brother came to be at Dachau on April 29, 1945-l…

At the end of December 2020, I wrote about telephone party lines. A few Crier readers shared their memories of having a party line in the home.    

Scottish journalist, author, and poet, Charles Mackay (1814-1889), is best known for his study of crowd psychology and his tome, “Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds,” published in 1841.His descriptions of “delusions, follies, and bubbles” illustrate once again French w…

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I’m not sure what the big deal is about the cat in Mum’s cozy mysteries. I mean, she’s just a plain old black cat. Big deal. She may be sleek and pretty, but she can’t possibly be as stunning as I am. After all, I’m a calico, and that’s about the most special kind of cat there is. Just becau…

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Lewis Walker walks you through how to calculate what your "retirement number" should be.