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  • Tighter standards on reverse mortgages

    Are reverse mortgages headed in reverse? Based on forthcoming federal rule changes for seniors who expect to apply for one, you might think so. But as a taxpayer, you might say, bravo: Toughening up qualification standards — including such basics as checking applicants' credit, income and cash flows — is a leap forward, long overdue.
  • California adds 41,500 jobs in October; unemployment rate holds at 7.3%

    California adds 41,500 jobs in October; unemployment rate holds at 7.3%
    California employers returned to hiring in October, adding 41,500 nonfarm payroll jobs after making unexpected cuts the previous month, according to official state numbers. California added more jobs than any other state, including Texas, which added...

    Avon Is Home To Good Schools, Boutiques And Restaurants

    Avon Is Home To Good Schools, Boutiques And Restaurants
    Though a farming community from its earliest days, the town of Avon has covered much of its rural feel with a generous relatively new layer of well-to-do suburbia. U.S. Route 44, once the main wagon road between Hartford and Albany, N.Y., passes through...

    Holocaust survivor threatened by banks

    As a Holocaust survivor, Abraham Maisner, 85, of Boca Raton, has endured enough agony for one lifetime. Born in 1929 in Warsaw, Poland, Maisner was removed from his family at 10 years old and was forced to live in the Warsaw ghetto. The rest of his...

    First-time buyers taking to the city

    First-time buyers taking to the city
    From the wall-length window in Tyler and Erin Matteau's rented fourth-floor apartment on North Calvert Street, there's a view to the south and, maybe, the young couple's immediate future. "Right there," said Tyler, pointing to a building within...