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  • Study: Small Businesses Still Risk Averse, But Hiring Improves

    — Small business owners and entrepreneurs are still risk averse, with the recession fresh in their minds, though those in Greater Hartford are hiring at a greater rate than counterparts in the rest of the nation, according to a study by The Hartford...
  • Financial planners help take the mystery out of saving, investing

    There's plenty of advice out there on money management. Pundits hold forth on TV, radio and online. Websites churn out tips, and you can troll for more in blogs, books, magazines and newsletters. Classes are available, or you can catch that seminar at...
  • Short-sellers in limbo waiting for mortgage forgiveness tax relief

    Short-sellers in limbo waiting for mortgage forgiveness tax relief
    David Foster, who sold his condo in Chicago last month, isn't plugged in to Capitol Hill's political games. But he has banked the financial future of his family on Congress accomplishing at least one thing during the post-election session: renewing the...
  • 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...
  • Should I Sell My Home Now or Wait Until the Spring?

    Should I Sell My Home Now or Wait Until the Spring?
    There are many questions homeowners ask themselves during the selling process. "How much will my home sell for?"  "How much should I list my home for?"  "Who should I select as a real estate agent to sell my home?"  "What if the real estate agent...
  • Suit asks why U.S. bailout of AIG wasn't more generous

    The trial pitting a fallen financial titan against an array of former high government luminaries provides a through-the-looking-glass view of the financial credit crisis of 2008 — a view that only makes sense on Wall Street. In the U.S. Court of...
  • Founders of KEL law firm to receive public reprimand

    Founders of KEL law firm to receive public reprimand
    The Florida Supreme Court has ordered a public reprimand for the founders of the K.E.L. law firm: Jeffrey S. Kaufman, Craig R. Lynd and Matthew S. Englett. All three founders acknowledged that they violated the state’s attorney regulations when...
  • Chicago banks, investment firms join forces to boost minority hiring

    Chicago banks, investment firms join forces to boost minority hiring
    As the nation gets more diverse, 13 financial services firms with operations in the Chicago area have joined together to look for ways to get more black and Latino workers into their industry. The group, called the Financial Services Pipeline, will hold...
  • Two Lehigh County financial services firms merge

    Two Lehigh County financial services firms merge
    Two financial services firms in Lehigh County have announced a merger. Michael J. Fischer, president and CEO of Client 1st Financial LLC, and Drew Maron, president of Maron Financial Solutions have announced the two firms have become one. The merged...
  • 6 major banks fined $4.3 billion for attempted currency manipulation

    6 major banks fined $4.3 billion for attempted currency manipulation
    In another black eye for the financial industry, U.S., British and Swiss regulators on Wednesday fined JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citigroup, Bank of America Corp. and three other global banks a total of about $4.3 billion to settle investigations into...
  • Home sales jump but distressed properties drag down Baltimore area prices

    Home sales jump but distressed properties drag down Baltimore area prices
    Sales of distressed properties in the Baltimore region continued to distort the area's real estate market in October, inflating overall sales but acting as a drag on home prices, according to the monthly report from the regional multiple listing service....