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  • Attorney charged with misusing $2.3 million of couple's savings

    Attorney charged with misusing $2.3 million of couple's savings
    An Oak Brook attorney was arrested Thursday at her law firm on federal fraud charges that accuse her of bilking more than $2.3 million from a couple who entrusted her with their life savings. During a brief court appearance, Kathleen Niew listened...
  • 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...
  • S. Floridians cut credit card debt by 17%

    S. Floridians cut credit card debt by 17%
    Possibly preparing for this year’s holiday shopping binge, South Floridians have been whittling away at their credit-card debt. The average credit-card balance of Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade County consumers fell 17 percent in September, to...
  • Investors wary and weary, but not panicked over debt ceiling standoff

    Investors wary and weary, but not panicked over debt ceiling standoff
    After plunging early in the week over fears that the United States might default on its debts, stocks rallied Thursday and Friday after House Republicans showed a willingness to temporarily extend the debt ceiling for six weeks. Investors clearly were...
  • Cómo salir a flote tras perder el empleo

    Cómo salir a flote tras perder el empleo
    Muchas personas que han perdido sus empleos en el sur de Florida han encontrado nuevos trabajos después de la Gran Recesión a medida que baja la tasa de desempleo—registrada en a 5.7 por ciento en Broward y 7 por ciento en Palm Beach en mayo. Pero...
  • Now in Sarasota County, former Broward Republican chief runs for state representative

    Now in Sarasota County, former Broward Republican chief runs for state representative
    Original post | 12:50 p.m. Update w/ DeNapoli press release | 1:13 p.m. Less than eight months after he moved to Sarasota County, former Broward Republican chairman Richard DeNapoli is seeking to represent his new home in the Florida House of...
  • Baltimore County Savings Bank joins downtown Bel Air

    Baltimore County Savings Bank celebrated joining Downtown Bel Air May 18 with the grand opening event of a new Bel Air branch. As a community bank serving Harford County since 1975, the bank renewed its commitment to the Bel Air community with its new...
  • Program approaches suburban homelessness as fixable condition [Editorial]

    To be without a roof over one's head — homelessness — is usually considered the nadir of poverty in America. To many, it implies not only a lack of money, but the exhaustion of options, the end of the rope, dereliction. But there's another...
  • South Austin pastor lives lavishly while West Side projects languish

    South Austin pastor lives lavishly while West Side projects languish
    Hoping to create 40 jobs and spark economic activity on a downtrodden corner, city officials helped pastor John Abercrombie build a fast-food restaurant a decade ago in South Austin. All that remains of those hopes today is a vacant cinder-block shell...
  • Complaint says hedge fund managers bilked investors

    Complaint says hedge fund managers bilked investors
    When their brokerage statements arrived, the wealthy investors thought their holdings were going gangbusters with profits. Soon, they ponied up another $4 million for the Orlando-based hedge funds managed by their brokers. The problem? It was all a...
  • Howard Saltz: Announcing Sun Sentinel's enhanced content in print

    On June 5, 2013, we launched several initiatives to make the Sun Sentinel print edition a more enhanced experience for you. Additional pages of national and international news, offering in-depth pieces with perspective and insight, similar to a news...