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  • Judge deals blow to Chicago's vacant building ordinance

     Judge deals blow to Chicago's vacant building ordinance
    A federal court ruling has dealt a setback to Chicago's efforts, and to potentially those of municipalities around the country, to maintain some of the vacant properties caught in the limbo of the foreclosure process. Chicago's ordinance, which took...
  • Bank robbery suspect captured in a hurry

    Bank robbery suspect captured in a hurry
    SOUTH BEND -- A woman robbed a South Bend bank Monday afternoon, authorities said, but she didn’t get to enjoy her spoils for long. It took South Bend police only about 36 minutes from the first report of the robbery to take the alleged suspect...
  • Rosenthal: Jamie Dimon survives a scare

    Rosenthal: Jamie Dimon survives a scare
    Back when Jamie Dimon still lived in Chicago, before he had ascended to the top of New York-based JPMorgan Chase, his Gold Coast home earned a reputation each Halloween as a must-visit destination, drawing trick-or-treaters from well beyond the...
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is keeping banks in check

    Michael Barr served as the U.S. Treasury Department's assistant secretary for financial institutions in 2009 and 2010. He oversaw the Obama administration's dealings with Congress in creating the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. And he's still...
  • FBI agent Austin Berglas fights cyberattacks on corporate America

    NEW YORK — Corporate America has increasingly found itself under siege by hackers backed by organized criminals and foreign governments alike. A group called the Syrian Electronic Army claimed responsibility for knocking the New York Times'...
  • 3 unlearned lessons from the financial crisis

    3 unlearned lessons from the financial crisis
    There are three straightforward and rather obvious lessons from the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings five years ago: The financial crisis was devastating. We haven't ended the problems associated with "too big to fail" financial institutions. We...
  • Giving the gift of education

    With the holiday season in full swing, many grandparents and other relatives are wondering how to make gifts earmarked for education. There are a myriad of options, and selecting the best one for your family depends on your circumstances. Section 529...
  • Retirement reconsidered

    When it comes to retirement, most Americans aged 45 and older say that peace of mind is seven times more important than accumulating wealth. According to a new survey from Merrill Lynch, people are reconsidering what retirement means and how they are...
  • Beware: Debt cancellation can have income tax consequences

    Many people have lost their jobs during the current recession, and that, coupled with the large decreases in home values, has caused a great number of borrowers to default on their debts. When a person fails to pay their mortgage, car loan, credit card...
  • Pay attention to your electronic payments

    Paying bills electronically sounds so foolproof. You have no checks to write, no need for envelopes and stamps, and no late-night drives to an out-of-the-way post office to drop a bill in the mail to avoid late fees. But that doesn't mean the service...
  • Kids and Money: Advice for youngsters

    Bruce Palmer loves to share stories from his days in small-town radio and television in the 1960s, his experiences as a college basketball announcer in the old Big 8 Conference and his role running a video production company. Now he has a new venture...