| Apr 3, 2013
Chartered in 1936, the Zonta Club of Burbank Area has a 77-year history of advancing the status of women. Along with its advocacy work, the organization brings together local business executives and professionals who work to raise funds and provide direct...
| Apr 6, 2013
Mental health professionals are increasingly pointing to early intervention and increased services for children as one of the keys to successful treatment for mental illnesses.
Colonial Behavioral Health, the community services board responsible for...
| Apr 21, 2013
As a senior financial planner with Baltimore money manager T. Rowe Price, Stuart Ritter spends much of his time on the job — and off — educating people about personal finance.
April is Financial Literacy Month, and as many surveys show...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:31 PM
Chicago-based TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau has made a fortune marketing himself as a truth teller who reveals secrets that the rich and powerful want to keep from the public.
Hawking everything from financial advice to weight-loss solutions, the smooth-...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 6:22 PM
A cautious Costa Mesa council is urging that the city not spend all of a $7.1-million budget surplus and instead shore up its reserves.
Three of the five council members met Tuesday — Mayor Jim Righeimer and Councilman Gary Monahan were absent...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Most of the federal workers calling financial planner Stephen Zelcer have an observation and a question.
They're worried Congress will kick off a shutdown sequel in January — and they want to know what, financially speaking, they should do to...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Q: Will I receive Medicaid if I am receiving monthly income from an annuity and have equity in my house? – No name given
A: To qualify for Medicaid for 2013, the monthly income cap is $2,130. The equity in your home, up to $525,000 in 2013, can...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As the hardiest of shoppers prepare for the annual Black Friday consumption frenzy, many are convinced it's their one shot at a great deal.
But "that's not even close to the truth," said Matthew Ong, senior retail analyst at online personal finance...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 9:47 PM
The end of the college football season occurs this weekend for some teams which means that the first group of athletes eligible for the draft can sign with agents.
Securing new clients is the critical rite of passage for agents. There are many qualified...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 4:04 AM
Twice this year, the city has awarded no-bid energy consulting contracts to a Baltimore company recommended by the head of the city's energy office, who was once listed as a "special partner" in the firm.
Bovaro Partners LLC has received renewable-...
| Dec 4, 2013
Last week the Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department published draft regulations for tax-exempt "social welfare" organizations that increasingly have become banks for anonymous political donations. But the regulations stop short of...