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  • 7 questions you need to answer for a secure retirement

    There are many good personal finance writers, and in previous columns I have recommended many of them, and their books. One author who has not received a great deal of press in the United States, but who is well respected among financial experts and...
  • Man guilty in 2011 shooting near Social Security Administration

    Man guilty in 2011 shooting near Social Security Administration
    A Baltimore County man was convicted Wednesday in the nonfatal shooting of an employee outside the Social Security Administration in Woodlawn in 2011. Gary Stokes, 23, was found guilty by a Baltimore County jury in the shooting that caused the Social...
  • What do proposed Social Security changes mean to me?

    There's nothing like proposed changes to Social Security limits to get readers of this column going. After President Obama released his fiscal 2014 budget, a number of you wrote in asking, "What will this mean to me?" Well, let's start with a quick...
  • 14 Inland Empire residents indicted in federal sweep

    A federal grand jury has indicted 14 Inland Empire residents in a sweep of people accused of stealing government benefits or lying on passport applications, federal prosecutors said. Federal officials said Thursday that over the last two weeks, 13...
  • Trust assures grandkids get share

    Trust assures grandkids get share
    Q: I am leaving my estate to my daughters. But I also want my grandchildren to receive some benefits. How do I do this? — P.L., Sanford A: You will need to establish a trust and in it stipulate what you want your grandchildren to receive and when....
  • Elkhart community members call for immigration reform

    Elkhart community members call for immigration reform
    The controversial topic of immigration reform was front and center at a forum in Elkhart Sunday. Dara Marquez has lived in Elkhart practically all her life. Next year, she'll be a junior at St. Mary's College. "I've grown and been able to discover...
  • Day care shortage frustrates parents in Baltimore

    Day care shortage frustrates parents in Baltimore
    In five months, the downtown Baltimore day care attended by Celine Plachez's youngest son is slated to close, yet she's not looking for a backup. She can't stomach it. She searched before he was born, calling about a dozen places, some of which said...
  • How You Can Help: Info on donating to Salvation Army and Victory Mission back-to-school programs

    How You Can Help: Info on donating to Salvation Army and Victory Mission back-to-school programs
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Although summer has just begun, The Salvation Army is already gearing up for its 2013 Back-to-School Assistance Program.  Each year, The Salvation Army helps hundreds of local children by providing them with basic school supplies,...
  • Non-spouse inherits 401(k); What rules apply?

    Dear Liz: My partner passed away a little more than a year ago. I inherited his 401(k) and life insurance. I opened an IRA in which to place the amount of the 401(k), but the company told me that after a year (which is now), I have to withdraw the money...
  • Finding lost savings bonds and other unclaimed property

    According to the Department of the Treasury, 25,000 payments are returned to it every year as undeliverable. In addition, billions of dollars in savings bonds have stopped earning interest but haven't been cashed. Many bonds have been lost, stolen or...
  • China to consider complaints of alleged Beijing airport bomber

    BEIJING – With public sympathy mounting for a disabled man who allegedly set off a homemade explosive at Beijing's international airport, Chinese authorities say they will reexamine his complaints about being inadequately compensated after low-level...