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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Big blues

    Big blues
    When Ginni Rometty addresses restless shareholders today at IBM’s annual investor day, it will be with the practised air of someone used to handling the regular upheavals of the industry. “This company reinvents itself every decade. It&...
  • Life insurance doesn't have to be a mystery

    The topic of life insurance doesn't have much going for it. First, it's about insurance, which many people find boring and complicated. Second, it can involve paying money for something you may never use. And, it's about death. Those are difficult...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • The student loan crisis: How middle-class kids get hammered

    The student loan crisis: How middle-class kids get hammered
    Last October, in between arguments over the debt ceiling, the federal government somehow found time to send me an email. My student loan payment was 70 days past due, the message read, so the government had negatively reported me to each major credit...
  • Dist. 86 hires its first CFO

     Dist. 86 hires its first CFO
    Hinsdale Township High School District 86 has hired a chief financial officer despite critics' claims the district is already spending too much money for administrator salaries and other expenses not directly tied to education. William Eagan of...
  • 'Polar vortex' wallops fliers' wallets

    'Polar vortex' wallops fliers' wallets
    Flights canceled in January's "polar vortex" inflicted $2.5 billion in costs on stranded travelers, according to a new analysis. The 49,000 flights canceled last month more than doubled the number halted by Superstorm Sandy in 2012. Snow, sleet and...