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  • Blue Mountain manager gets 2 years for bilking investors

    Blue Mountain manager gets 2 years for bilking investors
    READING — Walter "Buddy" Lambert's crimes were devastating to the people who lent money to Blue Mountain Consumer Discount Co., a federal judge said Monday as he sentenced the company's former manager to two years in federal prison. "People who...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Obama still reading from same old script

    It's hard to believe that was only President Barack Obama's sixth State of the Union address. It feels like he's given so many more. Maybe that's because the man seems to be constantly talking. And talking. The talking is the background noise of much of...
  • Cost of transit commuting unpredictable for federal workers

    Cost of transit commuting unpredictable for federal workers
    When Dave Taylor decided to buy a new home in Aberdeen a couple of years ago, he made a quick calculation to determine the cost of his commute to Washington as a program specialist for the Department of Homeland Security. At the time, federal employees...
  • Why Greeks should dump the euro

    Why Greeks should dump the euro
    By electing left-wing Syriza party leader Alexis Tsipras to be premier, Greeks voted to end the draconian economic measures imposed by Germany and other international lenders. After the dust settles, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will either backpedal...
  • 01/26: New businesses

    01/26: New businesses
    Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa. Lake Twin Line Enterprises LLC,10123 U.S. Highway 441, Leesburg, 34788. Advanced...
  • 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...
  • Brooklyn Board of Finance reviews audit report

    The Brooklyn Board of Finance reviewed the draft of an audit report at their monthly meeting on Jan. 21. Thomas Marien and Soracha McGurran-Petersen of O'Connor and Davies led members through an exit conference for the year ending June 30, 2014. The...
  • Online maps will outline Chicago-area's transportation woes, need for money

     Online maps will outline Chicago-area's transportation woes, need for money
    A website launching Monday will turn wonkish government data into interactive maps on the quality of bridges, roads and rail transportation across Cook and six other counties with the intention of rousing the public to push for costly upgrades and...
  • As Fed meets this week, low inflation will likely keep it 'patient' about a rate increase

    The Federal Reserve ended 2014 with a pledge to be "patient" in raising interest rates from record lows. The way things are going, its patience may endure for a long while. Though the U.S. economy has steadily improved, inflation has dipped further below...
  • College 529 savings accounts make fine gifts - any time of year

    Chalk it up to New Year's resolutions. How else do you explain why the first quarter of the year is typically one of the biggest times for contributing to state-sponsored college savings plans known as 529s. In the first three months of 2010, 2011 and...
  • Some Hogan budget cuts stretch for years

    When Gov. Larry Hogan released his cost-cutting budget last week, he called it the "first step among many" to pare back state spending. His second step was already tucked into another document, which asks the legislature for many long-term, permanent...