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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...
  • 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...
  • Park Ridge looks for new finance director

    Park Ridge looks for new finance director
    Park Ridge is looking for a new finance director after the Monday resignation of Kent Oliven, who nursed the city's fiscal health through a year and a half of budget battles, revenue woes and warnings from bond rating agencies. City Manager Shawn...
  • Commentary: Golden West College remains fully accredited and open for business

    I am proud to be the president of Golden West College and to see the positive effect that the institution has had on thousands of people in the community. Recent articles have focused on Golden West College's accreditation status. Rest assured that...
  • State Ranks High On Long-Term Elder Care, But Caregivers' Needs Not Met

    Connecticut outperforms most states in addressing elder long-term care, but needs to improve support for family caregivers, transitions between hospitals and other settings and affordability of nursing homes, according to a national report card. The...
  • New Year's financial resolution: Do something

    Who wants to remember bad milestones? Do we really need to go back five years, when the S&P 500 closed out the disastrous 2008 at 903.25? Most of us would prefer to focus on the fact that the index has more than doubled since those dark days. Still, it...
  • Retirement: How to set a nest-egg goal

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Less than one-third of middle-class Americans age 40 to 59 have a written retirement plan, according to a recent study by Wells Fargo. "People are saving blindly. There's no sense of how they're doing or where they are trying...
  • Retirement: starting over in a new job

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance When a new company took over the packaging company where Pat Baines was vice-president and asked him to transfer from Charlotte, N.C., to California, he chose early retirement, at age 62. That early retirement, plus paying...
  • 14 money tips for 2014

    I gave you an adequate re-entry period from the holidays. Now, it's time to get back to business and start the new year off on the right foot. 1. Track your expenses. Almost every financial plan starts with this most dreaded task. The good news is that...