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  • Fee-only financial advisers are different from fee-based

    After a recent column on questions to ask a new financial adviser, I heard from several readers. Some had questions about where to find a fee-based adviser of their own. And one was a fee-based adviser herself, who gave me a little free advice: Draw...
  • Budget impasse remains as lawmakers reconvene in Juneau

    Alaska lawmakers finished their annual legislative session just over two weeks ago, but that meant passing a partially funded state budget and putting off a decision on expanding Medicaid, a priority of Gov. Bill Walker. An impasse remained halfway...
  • Regents Chief Says Budget Cuts Hurt Public Higher Education

    Regents Chief Says Budget Cuts Hurt Public Higher Education
    HARTFORD — Leaders of the state colleges and universities system worry about the academic integrity of their institutions if budget cuts proposed for the next fiscal year take effect, according to Gregory W. Gray, president of the state Board of...
  • Lawmakers push health care needs before heading back to Tallahassee

    Lawmakers push health care needs before heading back to Tallahassee
    With the regular legislative session over, Florida lawmakers have a brief window before heading back to Tallahassee to get their message across to constituents. For Democrats who support federal health care programs, that message is: Hospitals are in...
  • Pension ruling also undercuts Rauner budget, raises pressure for tax hike

    Pension ruling also undercuts Rauner budget, raises pressure for tax hike
    The Illinois Supreme Court's decision to strike down a landmark pension law also blew up Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's budget plan and put pressure on him and the Democratic-led legislature to swiftly increase taxes to resolve state government's...
  • Farmer's Fridge expanding healthy-food vending business

     Farmer's Fridge expanding healthy-food vending business
    Where better than a hospital complex to test demand for healthier fare? Farmer's Fridge is bringing three of its salad-filled vending machines to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. It is the Chicago company's latest effort to reach local diners looking...
  • City school board considers new charters

    City school board considers new charters
    The Baltimore city school board is considering applications to open or expand charter schools, even as questions are debated about funding levels for the ones it currently has. Five programs, including three new schools, were reviewed by the school board...
  • Gloucester boards wait for answers for decision on local funding

    Superintendent of Schools Walter Clemons gave the Gloucester County School Board a tentative date Tuesday night to officially adopt a final version of the division's fiscal year 2016 spending plan next week. By that time, the division is hoping to have an...
  • Moody's downgrades Chicago credit rating to junk bond status

    Moody's Investors Service announced Tuesday it has lowered Chicago credit rating to junk bond status, citing unfunded pension obligations and lagging tax revenue, in a move Mayor Rahm Emanuel called irresponsible. Moody's downgraded the city's debt...
  • Stocks whipsawed by rising bond yields

    Stocks whipsawed by rising bond yields
    Most people don't attend dress rehearsals so they can figure out how a play might be enacted later. But in these unusual times, the sharp volatility of the stock market lately may be helpful to observe if you want to make sense of the wild swings that...
  • McCrory, legislators talk incentives, budget with NC Chamber

    Gov. Pat McCrory says the legislature must pass his proposed economic incentives so it can stay competitive with surrounding states for jobs and extend prosperity. House Speaker Tim Moore wants to help rural counties experience the economic recovery, too....