Saving a nice $1 million for retirement used to be the goal for most people, but now it may not be enough depending on where you plan to live out your days. Andrew DePietro, a research and data analyst at personal finance site GoBankingRates, comments that inflation, real estate prices, and cost of living causes that once “golden standard” of a million to go a bit less each year. States like Mississippi, Oklahoma and Arkansas appear to have the greatest … Continued

Ginsburg hopes to stay at least 5 more years on the Supreme Court

OR AT LEAST UNTIL TRUMP IS OUT OF OFFICE Fans of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg were buoyed by a comment she made Sunday after a performance in New York of The Originalist, a play about the views of the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Ginsburg said she hopes to stay on the Supreme Court at least five more years, CNN reports. “I’m now 85,” Ginsburg said. “My senior colleague, Justice John Paul Stevens, he stepped down when he was 90, so … Continued

Supreme Court refuses stay in youths’ climate change suit, while offering advice to trial court

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay a lawsuit filed on behalf of 21 youths who claim a right to a climate capable of sustaining human life. The high court’s order said the government’s request for relief is premature, report Courthouse News Service, the Hill, the Register-Guard, Reuters and SCOTUSblog. The suit, filed in 2015, claims the federal government violated rights to due process by ignoring science and creating policies that spurred growth of the climate-destroying fossil fuel … Continued