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  • Financial planning advice for the year ahead

    Larry Swedroe, principal and director of research for Buckingham Asset Management, LLC, holds an investment philosophy similar to my own. He maintains an investment blog, "On Seeking Alpha," and at last year's end, Swedroe presented a series of three...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Stalling of tax overhaul bill is both good and bad for homeowners

    WASHINGTON — For one of the least productive congressional sessions in modern history, the final word about tax overhaul was entirely in character: Nothing's happening. But is that good or bad news for homeowners, buyers and small-scale real...
  • Year-end tax planning important for upper income households

    Year-end tax planning important for upper income households
    A year ago, it was difficult for taxpayers to do last-minute tax planning because of uncertainty surrounding expiring tax breaks from the Bush era. Lawmakers were at loggerheads on which, if any, deductions and credits to keep and whether to let tax...
  • Great gifts for college grads that won't break the Bank of Mom and Dad

    A ticket to paradise may be just what your new college graduate has in mind before starting the 9-to-5 grind. But you're thinking of something more affordable and a wee-bit more practical. I have just what you're looking for -- gifts that could help your...
  • A wake-up call from Detroit

    A judge's ruling Tuesday that the city of Detroit's bankruptcy case may go forward — and that its pension obligations are not entitled to special protection but can be reduced, along with other debts — sends a chilly message to workers in...
  • How Delaying 'Fast and Furious 7′ Could Hurt Universal's Bottom Line

    With production on "Fast and Furious 7" now halted indefinitely, it seems increasingly unlikely that Universal will be able to make its July 11, 2014, release date -- a potential blow for the Comcast-owned studio, which was relying on the franchise...
  • WWE Changes Up its Executive Roster as Company Looks to Future

    The faces look the same, their titles are now much different. WWE on Wednesday announced a significant change in its ranks, promoting three key executives who have helped grow the company over the last several years. Michelle Wilson, who had served as...
  • 501(c)(4) rules without teeth

    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...
  • A thoughtful gift can bring financial know-how

    Money gifts for your kids needn't be limited to a few crisp George Washingtons or chocolate coins wrapped in gold foil. If you're interested in shaping money-smart children so they'll grow into money-smart adults, there are many gifts that can help...