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  • Law school grad learns how to pay off a heavy debt

     Law school grad learns how to pay off a heavy debt
    Andrew Carmichael Post is used to fast-tracking his way through life. At 13, when most boys are fretting about the perils of girls and middle school, Post was attending Cal State Los Angeles, working on degrees in computer science and applied...
  • Chow's travels benefit city water system

     Chow's travels benefit city water system
    There have been at least two articles recently in The Sun that referred to the active speaking and conference schedule of Rudy Chow, the operations director of Baltimore's water and wastewater utilities ("Extensive travels of city water chief outlined...
  • 50+ workers should emphasize advantages

    50+ workers should emphasize advantages
    Whether you’ve lost your job after years of loyal service, see the writing on the wall at your struggling company or are looking to make a move to improve your situation, you’ll face an increasingly uphill battle for secure and satisfying...
  • Coping With Kids' Expensive Extracurricular Activities

    When budgeting for back-to-school expenses, parents generally include routine fare like clothes, school supplies and maybe a new backpack. But if your kids participate in extracurricular activities, whether it's sports, music lessons or art classes, you...
  • On the Town: Women at Work welcomes new executive director; third annual Heart of Business Expo and Luncheon; "Let Your Light So Shine" musical fireside

    On the Town: Women at Work welcomes new executive director;  third annual Heart of Business Expo and Luncheon; "Let Your Light So Shine" musical fireside
    Not only is Women at Work celebrating its 35th anniversary, it's also welcoming its new executive director, Camille Levee, who is the former executive director of Glendale Healthy Kids. At a recent welcome reception at the Women at Work's Pasadena...
  • Keep credit cards active without slipping into debt

    Dear Liz: Recently I've paid off almost $20,000 in credit card debt and am determined not to go down that path again. Because I haven't used these cards in a while, though, I'm starting to get notifications from the credit card companies that they're...
  • $50 a week for allowance?

    $50 a week for allowance?
    There's been a big jump in the number of parents who are giving their children allowances bigger than $10 or $20 a week, according to numbers crunched for Reuters by Baltimore-based money managers T. Rowe Price, which are derived from its annual Parents,...
  • This one's for the ladies

    This one's for the ladies
    When Georgette Sleeth became a mother, she figured she needed to learn how to scrapbook. One craft led to another and, soon enough, Sleeth found herself facing her biggest project yet: creating the Girl Cave. An ever-evolving concept, the Girl Cave...
  • Occidental Petroleum's former chairman gets $14 million in severance

    Occidental Petroleum Corp. will pay $14 million to its former chairman Ray Irani as part of a severance agreement, ending a year of turmoil and drama at the oil giant. Irani was ousted by shareholders from Occidental's board in a dramatic annual meeting...
  • Ray Irani to get $14-million lump sum after Occidental ouster

    Ray Irani to get $14-million lump sum after Occidental ouster
    Ray Irani, once the highest paid executive in the oil industry, is getting a $14-million lump sum as part of a $26-million settlement after being ousted as chairman of Occidental Petroleum Corp. Irani, who joined the Los Angeles oil company in 1983...
  • Giving the poor more choices sounds good, unless they make poor choices [Letter]

    The problem with giving poor people the choice to "cash out" of the welfare system is the number of opportunities it affords for even more abuses ("Escaping the rat maze of the welfare state," Jan. 13). If recipients choose to take the cash, then lose...