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  • To afford a typical L.A.-area home, you must earn $96,513, study says

    To afford a typical L.A.-area home, you must earn $96,513, study says
    Want to comfortably own a home in Los Angeles? You’ll need a pretty hefty paycheck. That’s according to a report from mortgage research firm HSH.com, which analyzed the required salary to afford a median-priced home, if the buyer puts down...
  • Rauner says Chicago minimum wage hike could make city less competitive

    Rauner says Chicago minimum wage hike could make city less competitive
    Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner warned Tuesday that approving minimum wage hikes without enacting business reforms could hurt Chicago's competitiveness and worsen unemployment. As he sought to draw a dark picture of the state's finances before he takes...
  • Choir director's career a musical journey

    MILWAUKEE His voice a beautiful, clear soprano attracted an audience. He was just a boy, a treble, as choirboys are called. But Richard Hynson's voice carried him through opera premieres, national broadcasts and many church services. He sang with the...
  • Emanuel to introduce slower minimum wage increase

    Emanuel to introduce slower minimum wage increase
    Aldermen could vote next week on a revised measure from Mayor Rahm Emanuel that would raise the minimum wage while also slowing the rate at which the floor for pay tops out. Emanuel introduced a plan in July that would hike the minimum hourly wage in...
  • Jim Blankenship: Ten tips for your financial future

    However much you make or save now doesn't promise you a bright financial future. Life is unpredictable. Follow these 10 tips to prevent you and your family from money troubles. 1. See a lawyer and make a will. If you have a will, make sure it is...
  • Retirement account owners decrease

    The share of American families that have IRAs or 401(k) retirement plans has spiraled down in the past decade, while the amount of assets in those accounts has been on an upward climb during that time. The Washington, D.C.-based Employee Benefit Research...
  • It's in Isle of Wight's budget: $29 million for schools employee salaries

    The Isle of Wight School Board approved a 2 percent pay bump for all employees earlier this year, which went into effect with the current budget that started in July. The school system now spends more than $29.1 million on salaries for employees,...
  • Ace Hardware: Building healthy bodies and a healthy culture

     Ace Hardware: Building healthy bodies and a healthy culture
    Ace is the place for a healthy Brian Mayer, an information technology manager at Ace Hardware Corp. in Oak Brook. Besides bowling in a company-sponsored league, Mayer takes advantage of the free on-site flu shots and appreciates the annual biometric...
  • Tech firms wired into economic incentives

    Tech firms wired into economic incentives
    Metro Orlando software consultants, online retailers, and digital-media firms are in line to get millions of dollars worth of tax breaks if they can create hundreds of jobs — and fill them — in upcoming years. Agile Thought Inc., Comtech...
  • Bears Brain Teaser answer: Cutler vs. McCown edition

    Bears Brain Teaser answer: Cutler vs. McCown edition
    Your Bears Brain Teaser takes a break for Thanksgiving next week, so we're talking turkey this week. Since former teammate and this week's quarterback opponent, Josh McCown, isn't much of a bettor (Jay told reporters that this week), we won't see the...
  • Filling factory jobs through temporary-staffing agencies the new normal

    Filling factory jobs through temporary-staffing agencies the new normal
    Sara Rangel was making more than $11 an hour working in a stockroom when the recession hit and she was laid off. Afterward, she began applying for temporary jobs through staffing agencies with the goal of landing a permanent position. Five years later,...