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  • Naperville declines major changes to mayor salary

    Naperville declines major changes to mayor salary
    Naperville's next mayor shouldn't expect a salary much different than the current mayor. The City Council on Monday gave informal approval to rolling the current cell phone and Internet stipend into the mayor's salary starting next year, but otherwise...
  • Local Voices South: April 3

    Local Voices South: April 3
    Letters to the editor from Palos Park, Tinley Park, Orland Park, Joliet, Lemont, Oak Lawn and Palos Heights. Rauner's wealth I often read about people complaining about how rich Bruce Rauner is. When did it become a crime to be rich and successful?...
  • Average Wall Street bonus up 15% in 2013, stands at $164,530

    Average Wall Street bonus up 15% in 2013, stands at $164,530
    Wall Street bonuses grew an estimated 15% in 2013, swelling to an average $164,530, the third-highest amount on record, the New York comptroller's office reported Wednesday. Firms will pay out an estimated $26.7 billion in bonuses to their employees for...
  • Obama on a higher minimum wage: 'It's just common sense'

    Obama on a higher minimum wage: 'It's just common sense'
    WASHINGTON -- Raising the minimum wage makes sense to anybody who has ever worked an hourly job, President Obama said in a freewheeling and highly personal argument he debuted on Wednesday. Speaking to a crowd in New Britain, Conn., Obama praised a...
  • Do airlines face a pilot shortage or a salary problem?

    Hundreds of airline pilots are set to retire soon and new federal rules require existing pilots to get more rest between flights. Does that signal a pilot shortage for the airline industry? It depends on who you talk to. The effect of a pilot...
  • Obama issues orders seeking equal pay for women

    WASHINGTON — President Obama used his executive power and a hot-button issue to try to stoke support from a key election-year constituency Tuesday, as he issued two directives aimed at ensuring federal contractors pay women as much as men for...
  • Stocks lift 401(k)s, but many Americans are unprepared for retirement

    Stocks lift 401(k)s, but many Americans are unprepared for retirement
    Last year’s stock-market surge boosted 401(k) accounts, but millions of Americans are still likely to run short of money in retirement, according to a pair of studies released Thursday. The average 401(k) balance reached a new record of $89,300 in...
  • Pau Gasol has leverage — but sure, he'd listen to a Lakers offer

    Pau Gasol has leverage — but sure, he'd listen to a Lakers offer
    Pau Gasol survived so many trade rumors over the years, including the one that really wasn't fabricated (David Stern, December 2011). Now he has all the leverage, becoming a free agent in July and enduring questions about his final days ever with the...
  • Billy Donovan signed to coach Gators through 2019

    Billy Donovan signed to coach Gators through 2019
    Billy Donovan signed a three-year contract extension in February expected to keep him coaching the Gators through the 2018-19 season. Donovan agreed to the contract last June and signed it in February, according to a UF spokesman. The deal will pay...
  • Engineering majors continue to earn highest starting salaries

    Brazen Careerist Want to be sure you land an awesome starting salary right out of college? Major in engineering. Of the top 10 best-paying college majors, seven are in areas of engineering, according to a report issued recently by the National...
  • Why MyRA?

    Just in case you thought that there were not enough retirement accounts out there, along comes President Obama's latest entry in the crowded category. "MyRA" (rhymes with IRA and looks like a misspelled woman's name) is supposed to be a "starter"...