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Thursday NewsMix: Depression-era depression fighter; Elizabeth Warren evaluates the bailout; Over-40 indie filmmakers honored; Foggy Bottom faux pas

By Womens Voices for Change
Split-pea soup for the soul: Diana Foote, food writer for the Treasure Coast Palm newspaper, says that anti-depressants are not what’s needed during the recession. Instead, she writes, “I suppose the erratic Dow has something to do with it, but I don’t feel safe anymore without a hambone in the freezer.”
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Money & Careers · Politics

Finance News Brief: $2 Trillion in Retirement Savings Gone; Suze Orman on What to Do Now; Female Execs Earn More, Pass Financial Savvy to Daughters

By Womens Voices for Change
First the newest bad news: If you were worried about the impact of this month's financial meltdown on you retirement, a new Congressional report gives hard numbers to those fears. "Americans' retirement plans have lost as much as $2 trillion in the past 15 months — about 20 percent of their value," reports the Associated Press: As Congress investigates the…
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Emotional Health

Dr. Cecilia Ford: On Finances and Depression

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
Cecilia Ford, Ph.D., is a clinical psychological is Manhattan who specializes in body image, weight control and eating disorders (and a member of WVFC’s Medical Advisory Board). She and we felt that this letter below, and Dr. Ford’s sage response. needed to be heard by all of us. Dear Dr. Ford, I am a 50 year old woman who just…
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