Young Professionals

Age Discrimination in the Workplace

Age Discrimination in the Workplace

In California, employers may not use an employee’s or a job applicant’s age as a basis for employment decisions, such as hiring or firing. An individual must be 40 years old or older to be protected by age discrimination laws. California’s age discrimination laws do...
Five Tips for Finding That Special Someone

Five Tips for Finding That Special Someone

You like your job, finances are good, the social life’s pretty fun—now you’re looking to meet that special lady. Maybe you’ve already had a bad experience, or you are looking for tips before you dive into the dating pool. Either way, try to avoid these five common...
A Desi Who Makes a Difference in the World’s Hotspots: Anupma Sud

A Desi Who Makes a Difference in the World’s Hotspots: Anupma Sud

Nearly every day, news of humanitarian crises from all over the world hits our news feeds. These unending stories of loss make us not only plumb into despair, but we also feel that we cannot make any difference to the human cost of these tragedies. Meeting Anupma Sud...
Tax Strategies for Homeowners

Tax Strategies for Homeowners

Be aware that tax consequences are  associated with home ownership. Home purchase When purchasing a home, you may pay a portion of the mortgage interest in advance. This loan origination fee, or “points,” is a percentage of the total amount borrowed. If points are...
Betsy Devos At Helm: A Student Speaks

Betsy Devos At Helm: A Student Speaks

In early February, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the Secretary of Education, in a 51-50 vote. As a college student struggling with course workload, her confirmation frightens me. As a tutor to college students, her confirmation most definitely frightens me. And, with...
Divorce Litigation: Why Date of Separation Matters

Divorce Litigation: Why Date of Separation Matters

Date of separation appears on the first page of the petition for dissolution of the marriage. Asserting the right date plays a big role from a legal point of view, since it helps establish the length of a marriage. This, in turn, determines several important rights....