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  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 05/21/14

    Today's Birthday (05/21/14). Talk about brilliant ideas and solutions this year. Discipline towards health and fitness comes easier (and pays). Play full out with dear companions. Your income gets a boost through July 16, when communications take off...
  • How we make retirement decisions

    Sweeping generalizations about how men and women think about money have always rubbed me the wrong way. Obviously, these are deeply personal and unique feelings. Still, I like to rely on quantifiable evidence when possible, at the very least to help...
  • 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...
  • Why and how should you start saving for retirement before you hit 35

    Brazen Careerist The news is full of articles about how few baby boomers are prepared financially for retirement. Yet many retirees have plenty of money to get through their golden years. Why are some baby boomers financially prepared for retirement...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 05/08/14

    Today's Birthday (05/08/14). You're on a talkative roll as your year begins. To grow your career, income and status, take good care of networks and partnerships. Take a stand on a matter of the heart after May 20. Clever communications propel you into...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 04/24/14

    Today's Birthday (04/24/14). Plan multiple routes to adventure this year. Revise writing, make repairs, and reconsider feelings before presenting. Past issues can resolve easily. Grow collaboration, partnership and community with communication (benefiting...
  • Illinois Medicaid moves to managed care

     Illinois Medicaid moves to managed care
    Sherry Loveless can see the promise of managed care right through her bedroom door. Saddled with multiple disabilities, Loveless, 61, has been stuck in her Rockford bedroom for months because the doorway is too narrow for her wheelchair to squeeze...
  • Retirement: the benefits of staying on the job

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Working a few years past full retirement age can make the difference between living in relative comfort during retirement and scrimping to pay the bills. Some employers are eager to hang on to employees with senior-level...