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  • Retirement planning steps for Generation X

    Welcome to 50, Generation X. As the first wave of slackers hits the half-century milestone this year, it's a good time to start getting serious about retirement planning. Hey, it's more fun than that first colonoscopy, right? Maybe, but workers in...
  • Caribbean leaders in Washington today for energy talks

    With global crude prices falling and their biggest oil supplier PetroCaribe on life support in Venezuela's tough economic times, Caribbean leaders will participate in closed talks Monday in Washington with Vice President Joe Biden and other U.S. officials...
  • Big Ten sanctions continue to hurt Penn State

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. It's become a game of sorts as Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour sits in her office on the ground floor of Bryce Jordan Center, plugging in sources of revenue and trying to figure out what Penn State's athletic budget can...
  • Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil

    Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil
    A radical left-wing party vowing to end Greece's painful austerity program won a historic victory in Sunday's parliamentary elections, setting up a showdown with the country's international creditors that could shake the eurozone. Alexis Tsipras, leader...
  • Bethlehem Controller David DiGiacinto dies, former councilman was 61

    Bethlehem Controller David DiGiacinto dies, former councilman was 61
    David T. DiGiacinto, a business executive who developed a reputation for being a fiscal watchdog over a dozen years in Bethlehem government and won election in 2013 as the city's controller, died Sunday in his home. He was 61. One year into his first...
  • Save the dates for these galas and benefits

    ALLENTOWN SYMPHONY BALL: The Allentown Symphony Association will hold is 65th annual Symphony Ball, "Cirque du Soiree," Feb. 7 at Lehigh Country Club. The black-tie evening begins with cocktails at 6 p.m. and dinner and music at 7:30 p.m. Back2Life will...
  • Five years after Citizens United ruling, big money reigns

    Five years after Citizens United ruling, big money reigns
    If you're wondering why issues favored by a majority of Americans such as raising the minimum wage, gun control and net neutrality get scarcely any attention in the halls of Congress, the Citizens United case is the reason. The Supreme Court's 2010...
  • Retirement: Investing for discretionary expenses

    Once you've applied an asset-allocation approach to your retirement nest egg -- that is, you've matched your fixed expenses with fixed sources of income -- you may be able to devote a hefty portion of the rest of your savings to stocks. That's partly...
  • Investing: Mutual funds you can count on

    Slow and steady wins the race in the world of mutual funds, which translates into consistently good performance. Below are our three picks of top-notch, low-minimum, no-load funds that score high on the consistency meter. -- Homestead Small-Company Stock...
  • Abolish West Point--and the other service academies, too

    Most Americans are familiar with the prestige that surrounds the United States military service academies. Various names and phrases, spoken like solemn incantations, attest to their sacrosanct status: the Point, the Long Gray Line, Annapolis, cadets....
  • Opa! After radical left-wing win in Greece, eurozone leaders open to dialogue on debt issues

    For a man long seen as the eurozone's worst nightmare, Alexis Tsipras has had a smooth first day as prime minister of Greece. The firebrand left-winger wants fellow eurozone nations to forgive some of his country's bailout loans, something many...