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  • Rocky start, happy ending

    Rocky start, happy ending
    He was a late bloomer, confessed Chicagoan Rob Shindler, who lived with his parents until he was 30 and earned "an undergraduate degree in tequila." After meeting the right girl, though, he made up for lost time. A friend of Rob's tried to match him...
  • 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...
  • 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&...
  • The road to success goes through the salad bar

    My friend Dan and I were discussing the current job market. Like many large corporations which have resumed hiring, Dan's company has a slew of openings. I asked what he was looking for in the ideal candidate. "I just want someone who's creative, can...
  • Coalition continues to reach out to help seniors in need

    Coalition continues to reach out to help seniors in need
    Icicles were hanging in 60-year-old Oak Park resident Michael McKee's home after his furnace stopped working in late December and he could not afford to fix it. The Celebrating Seniors Coalition learned of McKee's situation and the nonprofit paid to fix...
  • Avon's Seymour Reitman Remembers Battle Of The Bulge, 70 Years Ago

    Avon's Seymour Reitman Remembers Battle Of The Bulge, 70 Years Ago
    Seymour Reitman remembers the start of the Battle of the Bulge as the time "when all hell broke loose." Reitman, 89, of Avon, was a private first class in the U.S. Army as Allied troops forged into Germany in late 1944. But the German army launched...