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  • 'Lefty' Kreh recounts nearly 70 years of fishing for dorado, tarpon and one pterodactyl

    'Lefty' Kreh recounts nearly 70 years of fishing for dorado, tarpon and one pterodactyl
    There are few anglers more revered than Frederick native Bernard "Lefty" Kreh. Kreh, who turned 90 last month, has fished for nearly 70 years with everyone from Ted Williams to Fidel Castro, and from President Jimmy Carter to Ernest Hemingway. Enshrined...
  • CPS credit rating takes hit

    CPS credit rating takes hit
    Chicago’s bad week of financial news continued Friday, as a major rating agency downgraded Chicago Public Schools’ debt to just one level above junk status. Moody’s Investors Service downgraded $6.3 billion in CPS debt two notches to...
  • Sale ordered on stalled condo hotel south of Disney World

    Sale ordered on stalled condo hotel south of Disney World
    A stalled condo hotel project south of Disney World, formerly known as Reedy Creek Inn, has been cleared for sale after a three-year foreclosure battle. A sale is set for June 15 at the Osceola County courthouse, but a time was not provided yet in court...
  • SkyBridge Capital investment firm expanding to Palm Beach County

    SkyBridge Capital investment firm expanding to Palm Beach County
    An investment company that advises and manages $12.5 billion in assets announced Wednesday that it is joining other financial companies in setting up an office in Palm Beach County. SkyBridge Capital, a 10-year-old global investment firm with...
  • Man stole hundreds of thousands from Century Village retirees, police say

    Like many of the Century Village residents Ariel Luis Hernandez represented, Verna Munden said she was charmed by her smooth-talking financial planner. "I thought he was a nice guy. He never did anything to make me think otherwise," said Munden, 93....
  • Population rise around Orlando yields financial-services need

    Population rise around Orlando yields financial-services need
    Central Florida residents should probably get the welcome mats out for some new neighbors this year. Economists expect a surge in the state's population as more U.S. residents get finances back on track and retire to Florida's sunny skies. "The...
  • Chicago's single-family rental market going strong

    Chicago's single-family rental market going strong
    The single-family-home rental market remains on a tear that's expected to continue this year, despite low mortgage rates, slower home price growth and revised government-backed mortgage requirements that could drive more consumers into homeownership....
  • Time to stop fees from putting the 'broke' in 'broker'

    Time to stop fees from putting the 'broke' in 'broker'
    Fasten your Financial-Lingo Safety Belts, folks, because we're going to be wading hip-deep in technical terms this week, including repeated use of the word, "fiduciary." Wait -- come back here! This is serious business, and could mean the difference...
  • 'Boomerang' buyers poised for moves, report states

    'Boomerang' buyers poised for moves, report states
    Seven years after the housing crash, Orlando has been dubbed a "boomerang market" as former homeowners begin to restore their credit enough to purchase another house. More than almost anywhere in the country, Metro Orlando has the makings of a housing...
  • New Realtor Association Head Got Start At Age 16 In Family Office

    New Realtor Association Head Got Start At Age 16 In Family Office
    MERIDEN — Going off to college in the 1970s, Sandy Maier Schede was sure she'd be a teacher, even going so far as earning an education degree. But she wouldn't end up exposing students to new ideas. Instead, she would make a career of showing...
  • Citigroup to sell OneMain Financial to Springleaf Holdings

    Citigroup to sell OneMain Financial to Springleaf Holdings
    Baltimore will lose the headquarters of OneMain Financial Holdings after Citigroup agreed to sell the personal finance company to Springleaf Holdings in a $4.25 billion deal. The sale announced Tuesday would create one of the nation's largest consumer...