Socialism, capitalism named 2012 ‘Words of the Year’
News Billy Rennison 12/06/2012 at 2:47PM

The ideological battle between socialism and capitalism continues, this time atop Merriam-Webster’s Words of the Year list. The terms shared the top spot on the annual list featuring the year’s most searched words on and a search of one often led to users looking up the other, said the dictionary’s editor-at-large, Peter Sokolowski. Searches [...]

The marriage merge: Practical tips for combining your lives
News ARA 9/29/2012 at 5:12AM

Your wedding is sure to be the happiest day of your life, but marriage stretches well beyond those 24 hours. Merging your lives as husband and wife starts even before you say your “I do’s” and will require some effort and patience – which will be good practice for your future life together. The technical [...]

How to start your married life free of wedding debt
News ARA 9/29/2012 at 12:30AM

The average wedding now costs more than $25,000, multiple studies show. Few couples starting their lives together have that kind of cash, and many will fund their weddings – wholly or in part – with credit. While it’s normal to want the wedding of your dreams, your special day shouldn’t lead to years of unmanageable [...]