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  • Explore your options to cover long-term care costs

    Baby boomers face a dilemma: At a time when long-term-care insurers are shrinking coverage, more boomers than ever are recognizing the need to protect their retirement savings from potentially devastating costs. Big players have withdrawn from the market,...
  • Explore all options to pay for your parents' care

    Your parents fed you, clothed you and forgave you when you wrecked the car, so lending them a helping hand in their final years seems like the least you can do. But you also have your own retirement security to worry about--and maybe college bills for...
  • Council members seek tighter state regulation of ride-sharing firms

    Three members of the Los Angeles City Council called Tuesday for state lawmakers to back tighter state regulation of ride-sharing companies such as Lyft and Uber, arguing that existing rules leave passengers using the firms' smartphone apps vulnerable and...
  • Buyers, sellers seeing benefits of auction process

    Buyers, sellers seeing benefits of auction process
    Auctions are perhaps most identified with either the very low end of the housing market or its upper echelons. Thousands of homes in the Chicago area have been the subject of foreclosure-related auctions that have taken place in courthouse lobbies or...
  • Rachel Marsden: Trans-Pacific Partnership a bad deal for America

    PARIS -- The good news is that the Obama administration plans to create a lot of new jobs. The bad news is that those jobs will mostly be in Asia. President Obama's recent trip to Asia revived debate about the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement,...
  • Insurance Regulators Warn Drivers About Ride Networking Mobile Apps

    Insurance regulators in at least 10 states have cautioned consumers about new mobile apps that connect people in need of a car ride with local drivers who want to earn some cash. Ride networking mobile applications, such as Lyft and Uber, have recently...
  • 3 L.A. City Council members back new rules for ride-share services

    3 L.A. City Council members back new rules for ride-share services
    Three members of the Los Angeles City Council called Tuesday for state lawmakers to back tighter state regulation of ride-sharing companies, such as Lyft and Uber, arguing that existing rules leave passengers using the firms' smartphone apps vulnerable...
  • Insurance company cancels policy for home being rehabbed

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: My son bought a house in December across the street from my home in the Greater Atlanta area. He is currently living in California. He had planned to move here in January, but his wife is pregnant and, due to...
  • Are home warranties worth the cost?

    Are home warranties worth the cost?
    Homes that come with warranties sell 11 days quicker and for an average of $2,300 more than those without, according to a recent survey by one of the country's largest warranty providers. But one consumer organization says such warranties aren't worth...
  • Law-And-Lobbying Firm Of Ritter And Cafero Sparks More Controversy

     Law-And-Lobbying Firm Of Ritter And Cafero Sparks More Controversy
    When House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero, R-Norwalk, argued strenuously last Tuesday against a bill requiring increased financial disclosures by for-profit nursing homes, he took the same position as a lobbying firm hired by the Connecticut...
  • Health insurance dropped after company closes

     Health insurance dropped after company closes
    It was a gut-wrenching decision to close Dunn Safety Products. The West Loop business was founded by Rebecca Cain's grandfather 72 years ago and remained a family-run company throughout its life. As the economy changed, with less emphasis on...