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  • Intoxicating Run Boy Run Bringing Its Progressive Bluegrass To CT

    Intoxicating Run Boy Run Bringing Its Progressive Bluegrass To CT
    As part of its whirlwind CD release tour, Run Boy Run, a rapidly rising, progressive bluegrass, folk and old-timey American vernacular band, presents its seductive syncopated sounds at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, at First Church of Christ Congregational in...
  • Ask Carrie: Generosity doesn't always come with a high price tag

    Dear Readers: Last week, I talked about Giving Tuesday and ways to increase your charitable giving. This week, I’d like to talk a bit about how to creatively extend that spirit of generosity to friends and family. Giving traditional gifts is fun,...
  • Investment strategies to take during market volatility

    Another volatile, spooky October in the financial markets has forced gut checks at all three stages of the retirement spectrum, but there are ways to mitigate that sick feeling. Of course, having already anticipated the long-awaited downdraft would...
  • U.S. tackles long-term unemployment with $170 million in grants

    The U.S. Labor Department is taking on long-term unemployment – which last month affected 3 million Americans – by issuing nearly $170 million in grants to help train, counsel and place job seekers. Returning workers to long-jobs is “...
  • Schwab dumps Pimco Total Return Fund from target-date retirement funds

    Schwab dumps Pimco Total Return Fund from target-date retirement funds
    Charles Schwab Corp. said Thursday it would no longer include Pacific Investment Management Co.’s Total Return Fund among the holdings of Schwab’s target-date retirement funds now that bond-trading superstar Bill Gross has left Pimco. The...
  • 401(k) funds studied for far less time than car purchases, survey says

    401(k) funds studied for far less time than car purchases, survey says
    Americans know that 401(k) retirement plans are important, but they spend only a moderate time researching investments and are often confused about how to pick the best funds, according to a new survey. Nearly nine in 10 workers view 401(k) plans as...
  • Heirs fail to inform lender of mother's death

    Dear Liz: My mother passed away unexpectedly in late 2008. She had a mortgage, and the house was under her name only. She didn't leave a will. My family is still paying the loan, and the company does not know my mother passed away. We don't have a lot...
  • Tribune Publishing begins new era with new leaders

    Tribune Publishing begins new era with new leaders
    On Monday, Tribune Publishing spins off from Tribune Co. and starts a new chapter as a stand-alone company. Its stock begins regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TPUB on Tuesday, which is also when its board of directors...
  • Cablevision Hires Ex-Yahoo Tech Exec David Dibble as CTO

    Cablevision Systems named David Dibble, who had until last year oversaw Yahoo's global infrastructure, as chief technology officer. Dibble, 54, will start at the Bethpage, N.Y.-based cable company in September 2014, reporting to Cablevision CEO James L....
  • Family finances: smarter ways to give

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance A lot of people scramble to make charitable contributions before the end of each year to get a tax break. But last-minute gifts may not be the best way to make the most impact. You could work with the charity to designate a...
  • Retirement: How to set a nest-egg goal

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Less than one-third of middle-class Americans age 40 to 59 have a written retirement plan, according to a recent study by Wells Fargo. "People are saving blindly. There's no sense of how they're doing or where they are trying...