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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • How to talk to kids/parents about money

    Friend: "My daughter is graduating from college, so I guess it's time for 'the talk.'" Jill: "Didn't you do that when she went away to school?" Friend: "Not THAT talk, the MONEY talk!" Why is it so hard for some families to have tough conversations...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bay Bank partners with Founders Financial

    Bay Bank partners with Founders Financial
    Bay Bank announced a partnership Wednesday with Founders Financial Securities LLC to provide the regional bank's customers with financial management and investment services. Towson-based Founders Financial will start working with the bank's investment...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 05/31/14

    Today's Birthday (05/31/14). Enjoy nice birthday surprises! It's a powerful year for finances (especially through July 16), and then for communications (until summer 2015). Enjoy taking a stand for freedom, justice and beauty. Entertaining, music and...
  • Suffolk man hits $125,000 jackpot with scratch off

    Suffolk man hits $125,000 jackpot with scratch off
    Daryle Halterman of Suffolk claimed a $125,000 jackpot with a $5 Virginia Lottery "Lucky Numbers" scratch-off ticket on Aug. 5. He bought the ticket at Gas N Go on Holland Road in Suffolk, where he scratched it in store. Upon realizing that he had a...