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Financial Planning

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  • Money-smart kids: finances for new grads

    A new bevy of graduates has burst out of the college cocoon. But how prepared are they to face financial challenges in the cold, cruel -- and expensive -- world outside? CNN recently interviewed me on the subject, and my answers reflect the advice that...
  • Richard Berkowitz, CEO, Berkowitz Pollack Brant

    Richard Berkowitz, CEO, Berkowitz Pollack Brant
    Richard A. Berkowitz is chief executive officer of Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors and Accountants, a role he has held since the firm’s inception in 1980. One of the largest independent accounting firms in Florida, Berkowitz Pollack Brant has...
  • Women planning retirement face challenges [Commentary]

    Women planning retirement face challenges  [Commentary]
    The working population is heading toward retirement like lemmings to the edge of the cliff — about 10,000 Americans turn 65 every day. And although that age is no longer the hard and fast stop date it was in the past, it is certainly a watershed...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 07/09/14

    Today's Birthday (07/09/14). Dedicate yourself to fun with beloved people this year. Long-term relationships thrive with attention. Release old baggage, and invent new games. With Jupiter in your sign, fortune follows you home. After Jupiter enters Leo...
  • 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. A civil engineering consulting firm in Aurora was...
  • Study: Harvey costliest Illinois town for speeding drivers

    Study: Harvey costliest Illinois town for speeding drivers
    There’s no good place to get a speeding ticket, but where an Illinois driver lives factors into how much more vehicle insurance will cost for up to five years after a conviction, according to a new study released Monday.   A first violation...
  • Larry Lakin, 1939-2014

    Larry Lakin, 1939-2014
    After retiring from a career in finance, Larry T. Lakin shared his financial and management skills with fledgling entrepreneurs as a volunteer with SCORE, a national not-for-profit organization affiliated with the Small Business Administration. SCORE...
  • The political calculation behind Hillary Clinton's poor-mouthing

    It’s “Poor, Poor Pitiful Me” time for Hillary Clinton. For the last few weeks she’s been busy laboriously explaining that even though she’s as rich as Croesus’ Chihuahua, she’s not rich rich. Here’s...
  • Life insurance doesn't have to be a mystery

    The topic of life insurance doesn't have much going for it. First, it's about insurance, which many people find boring and complicated. Second, it can involve paying money for something you may never use. And, it's about death. Those are difficult...
  • Father's Day financial advice

    This is my first Father's Day without a father. My father died last November and since then, I have missed talking to him about all of the everyday stuff that we both loved--markets, sports, or a rerun of a favorite "Odd Couple" episode. My father...
  • When caring for a loved one, too many caregivers go it alone

    Harvard Health Blog History is repeating itself in my family. My mother has Parkinson's disease, and my father is her caregiver. Forty years ago, my mom was the caregiver for her own mother, who had advanced Parkinson's disease and dementia. I didn't...