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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...
  • Florida teacher pay not competitive in big districts, study says

    Florida teacher pay not competitive in big districts, study says
    (This has been updated and corrected to note that Hillsborough County schools had the best salary plan among large Florida school districts). The Orange County school district, and Florida's other large school systems, rank poorly on a new teacher pay...
  • Fast-food protests: March in downtown Los Angeles, cities nationwide

    Fast-food protests: March in downtown Los Angeles, cities nationwide
    Fast-food workers and their supporters rallied in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday as part of a wave of protests planned in 160 cities around the nation advocating for $15-an-hour pay. In downtown L.A., protesters gathered for a late morning rally...
  • New city health commissioner to lead campaign against substance abuse

    New city health commissioner to lead campaign against substance abuse
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has tapped a high-profile emergency room physician and former Rhodes scholar to be Baltimore's new health commissioner and guide the city in addressing the root causes of substance abuse. The appointment of Dr. Leana S....
  • Driven by a meaningful culture

    Driven by a meaningful culture
    Bill Cannon left a large wealth management firm to join much smaller Glass Jacobson less than a year ago. His reason: "Opportunity for advancement," the 47-year-old said. "I wanted a seat at the table." And that's what he got with his new job as...
  • In 2019, Chicago's minimum wage of $13 may not seem such a big deal

    In 2019, Chicago's minimum wage of $13 may not seem such a big deal
    Chicago is raising its minimum hourly wage to $13 … by the middle of 2019. You can mark your calendar for July 2019 precisely. That's more than four years from now and one of the few certainties in all of this. Because you know what can happen in...
  • With three key players to replace, Orioles have work to do at Winter Meetings

    With three key players to replace, Orioles have work to do at Winter Meetings
    The Orioles will have much more work to do at next week's Winter Meetings in San Diego than they did at the beginning of this week, one that saw the club lose three key pieces of its 2014 playoff team. The latest was the loss of left-handed reliever...
  • How to invest with a social conscience: Some popular options

    How to invest with a social conscience: Some popular options
    If you want to invest for the social good — or at least, how some professional money managers define the social good — there are plenty of options. But the No.1 rule of socially responsible investing is the same as for any investing: Do your...
  • Illinois small firms will need to set up IRAs to aid retirement savings

    Illinois small firms will need to set up IRAs to aid retirement savings
    The Illinois legislature has thrown a life preserver to about 2.5 million workers in danger of discovering in retirement that they are going to be far short of money. Gov. Pat Quinn is expected to sign a retirement savings measure that was passed by the...
  • Orlando Health buys 5 radiology centers

    Orlando Health and a radiology practice group have teamed up to purchase Boston Diagnostic Imaging, an Orlando-based outpatient diagnostic center with five locations in Central Florida. The hospital system and Medical Center Radiology Group, which is...
  • How millennials can overcome savings hurdles

    Those in their 20s or early 30s probably know saving for retirement is important to do. They just may not have the means to do it. Recent studies show millennials have a strong desire to save. A survey by Fidelity Investments, for example, found 52...