| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Maybe Capital One should take a course in remedial English. The credit card issuer seems to be having a tough time communicating relatively simple ideas.
Betty Rome, for example, would be thousands of dollars wealthier now had Cap One expressed itself...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Dear Liz: My friend and I are widowed and really not money-wise. What is the best form of money to use in Europe, including Budapest, Vienna and various small towns? I've heard small-town merchants (and maybe even those in cities) don't take credit cards,...
| May 29, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Newport Beach golf enthusiasts will need to wait a little longer to watch their favorite players in action at the Champions Tour's Toshiba Classic.
The 21st annual Toshiba Classic, which is traditionally held in March, won't tee off until Oct. 19, 2015,...
| Mar 11, 2012
Most of us know some basics about Social Security.
We understand retirees can start taking retirement benefits at age 62. We realize we'll get a bigger monthly check if we wait a few years more until our normal retirement age to tap benefits. And who...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 9:00 PM
Apple made headlines again last week, but this time they weren't entirely about the new iPad.
The tech behemoth announced that it would start paying a quarterly dividend worth $2.65 per share beginning in July. That amounts to nearly $10 billion to be...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 2:52 PM
You're likely part of the largest financial scandal in the world today if you have an adjustable-rate mortgage or a private student loan.
Or live in Baltimore.
The city is suing more than a dozen major banks, claiming the institutions conspired to...
| Dec 31, 2011
If you had slept Rip Van Winkle-style through 2011, you'd be awakening now to find that your stock portfolio was much the same as you left it.
Presuming you stayed awake, you endured a volatile year for equities. Market swings were so violent that by the...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 11:47 AM
President Barack Obama signaled on election night that he's willing to work with leaders in both parties on deficit reduction and tax reform. And House Speaker John A. Boehner said a day later that Republicans were open to new revenue.
| Mar 7, 2012
| 6:37 AM
More South Floridians are going back to work yet there are troubling signs, such as the United States enduring the lowest rate of worker participation in nearly 30 years, according to a new University of Central Florida study.
With some discouraged...
| May 11, 2012
| 7:16 AM
Mom always knows best right, right.
After all she told us that "Money doesn't grow on trees" and to give to those in need.
As thousands of us will honor our moms this Sunday on Mother's Day, here are three "Mom" tips to help kids become financially...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 7:21 AM
Congressional gridlock, the state's high unemployment rate and the gyrating stock market has made many nervous in South Florida.
Financial planners recommend three strategies to help calm nerves -- and keep your net worth intact in these turbulent times,...