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  • Social Security: broken, but not broke

    Just in time for the 79th anniversary of Social Security, the trustees of the plan released "The 2014 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Federal Disability Insurance Trust Funds," with the current and...
  • FHLB Atlanta joins mortgage finance program

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta said on Thursday it has joined a program that allows its banks, credit unions and other members to sell fixed-rate, conforming mortgages on the secondary market. The FHLB Atlanta became the...
  • Retirement: Should I pay off my mortgage before I retire?

    Paying off your mortgage before you stop working could help provide you with something every retiree seeks: peace of mind. But there may be better uses for your money, at least in the short term. If you have credit card or other high-interest debt, pay it...
  • Hollywood Democrats Fear Loss of Senate Majority

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - One of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's online ads attacking Democratic opponent Alison Grimes featured her picture lined up next to President Obama, Woody Allen and Barbra Streisand. Get it? Unpopular president +...
  • O'Bannon decision affects area schools but won't alone revolutionize college sports

    Ed O’Bannon is the only player in the last quarter-century to score at least 30 points and grab at least 15 rebounds in the NCAA tournament title game. His 30-and-17 performance in 1995 led UCLA past defending champion Arkansas, giving the Bruins...
  • U.S. consumer agency workers pan poor managers, unclear priorities

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The new U.S. financial consumer agency will improve managers' training and in-house communications, its director said on Tuesday after an internal report found employees were concerned about inexperienced supervisors and confused...
  • Afghanistan running out of cash as poll deadlock drags on

    KABUL (Reuters) - The Afghan government is running out of funds despite an influx of millions of dollars in aid as a deadlock over who won the election drives a sharp decline in revenues, already suffering from the drawdown of thousands of foreign troops....
  • L.A. weighs plan to press banks to renegotiate rate swaps

    Los Angeles could become the nation's biggest city seeking to jettison financial deals crafted on the eve of the Great Recession that union and community activists contend are draining funds from city services. The City Council will vote Wednesday on...
  • Ackman files second lawsuit against U.S. government

    (Reuters) - Activist Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management LP filed its second lawsuit in two days against the U.S. government over bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, court documents show. In Friday's complaint with the U.S. District...
  • School board details $800 million bond budget

    School board details $800 million bond budget
    Broward County school officials want a $800 million voter-approved subsidy from county taxpayers. Tuesday, those taxpayers got a preview of where much of that money will go: To fix leaky roofs and sputtering air conditioners and improve fire safety....
  • Detroit discussed vacant land sale with Sam Zell, Blackstone

    The investment banker representing the City of Detroit had talks with billionaire real estate investor Sam Zell and investment firm the Blackstone Group about selling them the city's vacant property, but the investors weren't interested, the Free Press...