July 2019 Friday’s e-links: From How We Spend Our Time to the American Dream and Designated Survivor

Friday’s e-links: This week i recommend a book that focuses on the many sides of time at work, at home, in different countries, and through the life cycle.

A New Kind of College Report Card

Barely recognized by U.S. News ranking, colleges where graduates achieve income mobility prove that the American Dream remains a viable goal.

How Your Lawn is About More Than Grass

Nothing but grass, lawns began as conspicuous consumption from the English and French aristocracy and now are a middle class manicured status symbol.

The Reason It Can Be Tough to Cross the Street

Called the American Dream, the income mobility that lifts a child beyond a parent’s poverty can depend on a community’s characteristics.

Is Fannie Mae Your Friend?

I was surprised to hear that when Fannie Mae was created in 1938 as a federal agency, a part of her mission was to move money. At the time, because of the 1927 McFadden Act, interstate banking was prohibited. As…