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  • Report: Millions more needed for flood control in Downers Grove

    Report: Millions more needed for flood control in Downers Grove
    A recent study on flooding in Downers Grove estimates that millions of dollars of infrastructure upgrades are needed to improve the flow of stormwater and prevent flooding to area homes and businesses.
  • Park Ridge looks for new finance director

    Park Ridge looks for new finance director
    Park Ridge is looking for a new finance director after the Monday resignation of Kent Oliven, who nursed the city's fiscal health through a year and a half of budget battles, revenue woes and warnings from bond rating agencies. City Manager Shawn...

    Throw the book at these tax myths

    It's tax time, and that always puts me in mind of noted author and financial planning expert Mark Twain. We all are familiar with vital, life-changing secret to financial success included in his seminal financial planning tome, "Life On The Mississippi...

    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...

    Retirement: starting over in a new job

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance When a new company took over the packaging company where Pat Baines was vice-president and asked him to transfer from Charlotte, N.C., to California, he chose early retirement, at age 62. That early retirement, plus paying...