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  • Community news for Vernon edition

    Correction VERNON -The photo in the story "Mike Wendus: Spearheading Santa House return to Rockville" on Page 5 of the April 2 edition of the Vernon ReminderNews should be credited to Patricia A. Schlag. Music, creativity, dating and high finance at...
  • Mortgage rates fall; 30-year averaging 3.66%, Freddie Mac says

    Mortgage rates fall; 30-year averaging 3.66%, Freddie Mac says
    Fixed mortgage rates moved lower this week on news of weakness in the labor markets, with Freddie Mac saying lenders were offering conventional 30-year loans at an average of 3.66%, down from last week’s 3.7% The average offering rate for 15-...
  • Changes offer more protection on reverse mortgages

    Changes offer more protection on reverse mortgages
    I can see why reverse mortgages may sound attractive to cash-poor senior citizens. A bank pays you the value of the equity in your home and you continue to live there without making payments. For seniors struggling to make ends meet in retirement, it'...
  • The Hartford's Former CEO Received $24.75 Million Last Year

    Liam McGee, former chairman and CEO of The Hartford Financial Services Group, who died earlier this year, received $24.75 million in compensation last year, according to a filing Wednesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In 2013, he...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    MICHAEL MAGEE has joined LifeAire Systems as vice president of Sales and Business Development – Life Sciences and Health Care Division. A leader in in vitro fertilization programs and laboratories, Magee will be responsible for expanding...
  • Tegeler named to Masters Council

    Harvey Tegeler, co-owner of Interstate Financial Services, in Westminster, was honored as a member of the Prudential Annuities' Masters Council, an exclusive program recognizing achievements of financial professionals within the area of retirement...
  • U.S. agency wants brokers held to higher standards

     U.S. agency wants brokers held to higher standards
    In September 2008, as the financial crisis emerged, a retirement account of Al and Karin Betz slumped in value to $130,000 from about $160,000. "I got a cold call saying, 'Would you have some money to invest?'" Al Betz, 66, recalled. "I said, 'If you...
  • Small Financial Services Firm Finds Niche in IRS Compliance

    Small Financial Services Firm Finds Niche in IRS Compliance
    AVON — AMTEC, a small financial services firm that employs 11 people, has a business built on regulations you've never heard of for investments you may have never bought. But, those investments — tax-exempt bonds — are sure to have...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Family keeps hope alive for Boca man who vanished at sea

    Family keeps hope alive for Boca man who vanished at sea
    The disappearance at sea of Palm Beach County financial adviser Richard Ohrn is a mystery that both his family members and investigators are trying to figure out. The boat that the 44-year-old Boca Raton man was operating was found abandoned miles off...