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  • District 303 might ask taxpayers for more money for 2015-16 year

    The St. Charles District 303 Board of Education faces a difficult choice of whether to stick to its agreed tax abatement for the 2015-16 year, or to ask homeowners for an additional half percent tax increase. The funds would thwart up to $3 million in...
  • Millennials jump into the mortgage market

    Call them the prodigal millennials: Statistical measures and anecdotal reports suggest that young couples and singles in their late 20s and early 30s have begun making a belated entry into the home buying market, pushed by mortgage rates in the mid-3...
  • FTC clamps down on two auto title lenders

    DETROIT The Federal Trade Commission has taken action for the first time against two car title lenders, reaching settlements that will require them to stop their use of deceptive advertising to market title loans. A car title loan is typically a high...
  • Bond Premiums Best Used On Capital Projects

    Bond Premiums Best Used On Capital Projects
    As state treasurer, I am charged with managing the state's bonding programs in a manner that minimizes the cost of the borrowing we undertake. And where there are opportunities to get more bang for our buck, so to speak, then I will fight for it. I am...
  • Greece, EU creditors in open dispute over demands to forgive debt, ease reforms

    Greece and its European bailout creditors were in open dispute Friday, with Germany bluntly rejecting suggestions the heavily-indebted country should be forgiven part of its rescue loans and warning against "blackmail" from Athens. Greece's five-day-...
  • Berlin's Audit Committee Recommends Fiscal Policy Study

    BERLIN — Recent cases in which employees stole from municipal governments underscore why the town should proceed with a study of fiscal policies, the town's audit committee decided. "We will recommend to the town council that they consider having...
  • Glenview again wins financial reporting, budgeting awards

    Glenview has been recognized in two Government Finance Officers Association awards programs for financial reporting and budget presentation. For the 32nd consecutive year, the village received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial...
  • St. Luke's bonds to finance new hospital

    St. Luke's bonds to finance new hospital
    St. Luke's University Health Network announced Friday it will issue $75 million in bonds to finance construction of its new hospital in Stroud Township. St. Luke's bonds will be issued through the Pocono Mountains Industrial Park Authority in the next...
  • Upbeat 'Goldilocks Economy' Forecast At Hartford Financial Analyst Event

    The investment climate, in some ways, returned to normal in 2014: a healthy but not gaudy 14 percent rise in the Standard & Poor's index of 500 large companies, supported by moderate economic growth with somewhat stable interest rates. It's a climate...
  • Emanuel's donors respond

    Emanuel's donors respond
    Here are responses to questions about campaign contributions from some of those on the list of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's top political donors. JMB companies "In 2010, I, Neil Bluhm, joined many other business and civic leaders in financially supporting...
  • Wealth managers move into real estate development

    Wealth managers move into real estate development
    A blighted site of a former tuberculosis hospital is slated this year to become a sparkling new retail complex with residences, generating new tax income for Lantana. The new mixed-use development, on Lantana Road east off Interstate 95, stems from an...