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  • Venezuelan Hedge Fund Manager Gets 13 Years In Prison

    BRIDGEPORT (AP) — A Venezuelan-American hedge fund manager was sentenced Thursday to 13 years in prison for running a Connecticut fraud scheme involving hundreds of millions of dollars from Venezuela's state oil company. Francisco Illarramendi...
  • As Romney weighs '16 bid, some past donors in Chicago commit to Jeb Bush

    Closing in on a decision about whether to again run for president, Mitt Romney is finding that several past major fundraisers and donors in key states like Illinois have defected to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. The donors, in interviews with The...
  • Rental property offers attractive yield for retirees up to responsibilities

    Q: I am 65 years old. I have no debt on my residence or the one rental property I own. I have $225,000 in non-retirement funds in an account earning less than $100.00 per month. At my age, should I buy an additional rental property with about $50,000 of...
  • Giuseppina's Italian Bakery to open in South Windsor

    An open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 5 p.m. for Giuseppina's Italian Bakery, at 946 Sullivan Ave. in South Windsor. Members of the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce will be on hand to welcome the new...
  • More shakeups in schools leadership

    We’ve said before that Isle of Wight County Schools’ administration will look a lot different next year. As announcements of departures mount, it looks like the next superintendent will have a large hand in shaping the county’s school...
  • Sheri Iannetta Cupo: Your investment policy statement

    A written statement that outlines your goals and investment strategy is a must for all investors. When market risks arise for real, an investment policy statement helps you stay committed to your plan. New York Times columnist Paul Sullivan says an...
  • The Mortgage Professor: How to write a letter to a lender

    Q: I am downsizing by purchasing a smaller home that will be my primary residence. Because I do not have my existing house on the market, the lender I approached to finance the purchase has asked me for a letter describing my reasons for the purchase. I...
  • Proposed Glastonbury Budget Would Boost Taxes By 1.8 Percent

     Proposed Glastonbury Budget Would Boost Taxes By 1.8 Percent
    GLASTONBURY — Town Manager Richard J. Johnson presented a $153.6 million budget proposal for 2015-16, an increase of 2.62 percent, during the annual town meeting Wednesday. The budget, if approved by the town council in March, would require a 1.82...
  • S&P close to $1.37B settlement with US, states over pre-crisis ratings of risky mortgage bonds

    Standard & Poor's is close to a $1.37 billion settlement with the Obama administration and U.S. states over allegations it knowingly inflated its ratings of risky mortgage investments that helped trigger the financial crisis. The credit rating agency...
  • Mayor neglects school funding, too

    Mayor neglects school funding, too
    The recent article highlighting Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's concern over the latest proposed budget cuts to city schools seems genuine on the surface. However, after closer consideration, it's clear that the mayor has not led by example ("Aid cuts...
  • Kadner: Plan B in Springfield needs to be a miracle

    So what happens if the Illinois Supreme Court strikes down the pension reform deal passed by the legislature? Is there a Plan B? “Not that I’m aware of,” said Steve Brown, spokesman for House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago. “...