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  • Why your 401(k) isn't likely to offer a 'longevity annuity'

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Longevity risk - that is, the risk of outliving your retirement savings - is among retirees' biggest worries these days. The Obama administration is trying to nudge employers to add a special type of annuity to their investment menus...
  • 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...
  • Sony Promotes Columbia Pictures President Doug Belgrad to Motion Picture Group President

    Columbia Pictures president Doug Belgrad has been promoted to president of Sony Pictures Entertainment Group president, becoming studio co-chairman Amy Pascal's No. 2, the studio announced Wednesday. In his elevated role, Belgrad will be responsible...
  • Community college gets accreditation warning

    Golden West College must address concerns related to academic success and financial planning in order to remain an accredited community college, a regional agency announced this month. Golden West, located in Huntington Beach, is one of three schools in...
  • 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...
  • Mandatory 'divorce class' is divorced from reality

    Mandatory 'divorce class' is divorced from reality
    I wish I had higher hopes for the mandatory class Oklahoma is now requiring couples to take before the state will grant them a divorce. On the one hand: "The program will cover resources available for families on subjects that include substance abuse,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Business profile: My College Planning Team

    Business profile: My College Planning Team
    Name of owners: Jack Schacht and Stephanie Kennedy Hometown: Wheaton Name of business: My College Planning Team Describe what you do/sell/serve: We help families protect their retirement funds, reduce college costs, and increase financial awards,...
  • 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...
  • 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...