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  • 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...
  • Job growth in March slows sharply, reflecting cold weather, cooling economy

    Job growth in March slows sharply, reflecting cold weather, cooling economy
    After months of strong job growth, hiring in March slowed sharply to its weakest level in over a year. Employers added 126,000 net new jobs last month, just half of what economists had forecast and ending a yearlong streak of 200,000-plus job gains a...
  • Florida offers small-business loan programs

    Florida offers small-business loan programs
    Small business alert: Applications are being accepted for two loan programs, according to Florida's Department of Economic Opportunity. Eligibility for the Microfinance Loan and Microfinance Guarantee programs is limited to businesses and...
  • Entrepreneurs: Florida kicks off micro loans for businesses

    Entrepreneurs: Florida kicks off micro loans for businesses
    Florida’s new microfinance program is kicking off this week, with loan administrators accepting applications as of April 2. The loans are generally matching loans under $50,000, meaning the state will match dollars an entrepreneur is sinking...
  • Garcia rips Emanuel on borrowing for preschool

    Garcia rips Emanuel on borrowing for preschool
    Challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia said Thursday that an expanded pre-kindergarten program touted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel hasn't met the needs of working parents and criticized the potential for large financial institutions to profit off underwriting the...
  • 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...
  • What to ask a new financial adviser

    A reader wrote recently about a common conundrum. At 65, he and his wife are nearing retirement and had plans to meet with a financial consultant to discuss how to make their investments last. "I wish you could be there with us," he wrote, "but since...
  • Short sales need a tax break

    Short sales need a tax break
    Despite the recovery of the economy since 2008, there are still many homeowners who owe more than their property is worth. A bill pending in the U.S. Senate would extend the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act through 2016, curtailing tax penalties for...