By David Levine
It has been said that homebuyers make their decision — based entirely on emotion - during the first five minutes in a home. They spend the rest of the time trying to justify their decision based on facts and figures.
Since its creation in 1965, Medicaid – a joint federal and state program – has provided low-cost health insurance to Ohio's most vulnerable, including the elderly, physically disabled, and children. Beginning in 2014, the health law...
By Traci BrucknerContributing columnist
During my senior year of college I held an executive chair position on the Campus Program Board, the event planning organization that was in charge of creating and executing anything and everything fun for students.
By Allison C. Gallagheragallagher@civitasmedia.com
By Rob PortmanContributining columnist
By David BeseckerGuest Columnis
Right around this time last year, I was contacted by a national publishing company about writing a book detailing the 116-year rivalry between the Troy and Piqua football teams.
There has been a great deal of attention regarding the cost of higher education and student debt. College debt on the average is over $28,000 for a four-year degree in Ohio's universities. That would not be true of a community college student...
Little else hurts as much as bad timing. I'm sitting here toiling away at my computer when I should be rolling in dough. I'm not rolling in dough because it never occurred to me that I could realize enormous economic success from writing...
By Jim McGuireContributing columnist
Are you aware that over 2 million people in the United States have real estate licenses? With that many agents, the seed quickly separates from the chaff, with a small percentage rising to the top in quality service to buyers and sellers.
In my last article, I wrote that I thought Obamacare architect Jonathan H. Gruber was just stating the obvious when he said that creators of the health care law relied on the stupidity of the American voter to get the law enacted. I also suggested...
As nerdy as this is to admit, words are the most fascinating things to me.
Ohioans – many of whom work multiple jobs while taking care of their children – deserve tax relief. And workers who lose their jobs or their pensions due to no fault of their own deserve help with health bills.
By Traci BrucknerCenter for Rural Affairs
By Rob PortmanContributining columnist
Up until this past weekend, it had been about five years since I had last entered into the fun-filled world of traveling via airplane.Truthfully, it's not nearly as bad as I remember … it's much, much worse.
By The Rev. Dr. Christopher benekContributing columnist
Steve BuehrerContributing columist
Have you ever noticed clothing sales that advertise “seconds” at greatly reduced prices? The “second” quality merchandise may exhibit flaws like uneven seams and pulled stitches, and capitalizes on the slightly lower quality in...
By David T. DanielsContributing columnist
By David BeseckerGuest Columnist
If I had known that joining the 21st century was going to be this much fun, I would have done it 15 years ago.
By Jim McGuireContributing columnistTHE JOURNEY BEGINS
Apparently, many people were shocked and outraged by comments recently uttered by MIT economics professor Jonathan H. Gruber, who is being called a key Obamacare architect, in which he called American voters “stupid” and attributed the...
So 2014 has been over for three days now. In true party-animal style, Mom, Stepdad Bill and I stayed in New Year's Eve and decided to watch a couple of “Godzilla” movies we bought at Walmart.
By Jerry Newcombe
The greatest Christmas gift I ever received didn't break four seconds after I took it out of the box (unlike every Transformer toy I ever got — I still hate those things), has never gone out of style (unlike every sweater my mother has...
What did President Barack Obama mean when he declared that Washington will normalize relations with Cuba?