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  • Lois Frankel, representative, U.S. Congress

    Lois Frankel, representative, U.S. Congress
    Last week: A vote in Congress on military intervention in Syria got delayed because of a possible diplomatic resolution proposed by Russia. I have spent much of the week focused on the crisis in Syria. I had nearly 7,500 constituents on a listening...
  • Seniors on the Go: Looking for overseas retirement?

    Seniors on the Go: Looking for overseas retirement?
    Is one of your plans for 2013 to retire somewhere your retirement income will stretch the furthest? Or are you just beginning to scout out retirement options? In any case, you might well want to check out one or more of the most highly recommended...
  • Seniors on the Go: Look to April for best positioning cruise rates

    Seniors on the Go: Look to April for best positioning cruise rates
    Over the years, I've pitched "positioning cruises" as one of the top travel bargains you can find, and this year will be no exception. The best rates will be for sailings in April, with several starting in the range of $30 to $35 per person per night....
  • 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...
  • Think before raising a kid's credit limit

    My credit limit is too low. That plea can send your sweat glands into overdrive if it's coming from your college-age young adult, especially one who has a taste for beef tenderloin on his ramen noodles budget. It's common for many beginning card holders...
  • Cable competition finally heating up

    I was heading home from work several weeks ago when a call came from my wife. "Heads up," she said, explaining that an AT&T sales rep would be coming by the house that evening to pitch the company's triple-play package of cable television, Internet and...
  • Charitable giving can be as easy as a swipe and a click

    Kids use their smartphones to find the nearest pizza joint, stay connected with friends on Facebook, and keep up with their fantasy football team. So what about supporting a good cause during the holiday season? There are smartphone apps for that too....
  • PRS Guitars strikes a mid-market chord

    PRS Guitars strikes a mid-market chord
    — Until recently, Paul Reed Smith Guitars sold only American-made instruments for more than $2,000 and Korean-made guitars retailing for about $700. To fill the gap — and with something U.S.-made, no less — the Eastern Shore company...
  • How Netflix Uses Piracy to Pick Its Programming

    Netflix examines what's popular on Internet piracy sites as part of its content-development strategy, according to a company executive. In addition what's popular among TV viewers in a given country, "when purchasing series, we look at what does well...
  • Home pools produce more pleasure than profit

    Home pools produce more pleasure than profit
    Paul Folino created the swimming pool in his Coto de Caza backyard as a mini version of a Shangri La he admired in Maui. The resort-style pool includes cascading rocks and waterfalls, a shallow lounging area, grotto, waterslide and spa. Folino, who...
  • Underwriter Finds Productive Niche

    Underwriter Finds Productive Niche
    Karen O'Brien likes her job as a senior client administrator at Medical Risk Managers Inc., a big player in the medical stop-loss insurance business. Beyond the pay, the camaraderie with co-workers and perks, O'Brien feels appreciated. "I came from a...