There's no guidebook for taking care of your mental health during a pandemic. Being stuck at home with limited access to other human beings can be stressful for most people, especially if this is going to be a long-term reality. Fortunately, there ar...

The art world is getting even busier. I recently attended one of the most popular art fairs, Frieze, which debuted contemporary works in Los Angeles recently. The best pieces were bought by local celebs, collectors, and gallerists on the first night,...

You wouldn’t know it by going to a coffee shop but coffee prices are actually freefalling. In the L.A. coffee shop that I frequent, an espresso costs $4.11, including taxes. I have it in mind to explain to them that the wholesale cost of their coffee...

The World Bank’s 2019 annual report summarizes the continued struggle with its mission on ending extreme poverty while remaining optimistic and diligent in a few key areas. Their mission is “to advance shared prosperity and end extreme poverty” and t...

If you're facing retirement, the only thing worse than the risk of being bored in retirement is the lack of funds keeping you from doing the things you want to do. Fortunately, as the saying goes, "you're not dead yet," and there are plenty of ways t...

If you're in search of art for your home or collection it may be helpful to take the viewpoint of the gallerist, who struggles to operate in a hugely competitive art market that's actively shifting online. The book, "Management of Art Galleries" by M...

If you’re in the market to buy a house, you may have noticed the skyrocketing high prices and the enormous barrier to entry. Buying a house in a major U.S. city has become unaffordable for most people, especially if it’s a first purchase. What’s the...

With the news consisting mainly of looming tariffs and movement toward a possible presidential impeachment, what was less apparent but something equally perilous was the European Union parliamentary elections taking place during the rise of populism...

To a new expat, life abroad is colorful and exotic. This can also mean shock as you find yourself outside your comfort zone; facing new challenges that you were aware but didn’t fully come to realize until after the move. Expats face barriers not fou...

If you're interested in starting your venture abroad, there is no better option than Berlin. Besides being an amazing, international city with easy access to markets in Europe, the city also aims to be the most popular destination for startups. Sound...

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