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  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 04/25/14 for 04/25/14

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Melonie Diaz was born in New York City today in 1984. This birthday gal is known for her work in such Indy films as "Fruitvale Station," "A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints" and "Lords of Dogtown." She played a recurring role on...
  • Explore your options to cover long-term care costs

    Baby boomers face a dilemma: At a time when long-term-care insurers are shrinking coverage, more boomers than ever are recognizing the need to protect their retirement savings from potentially devastating costs. Big players have withdrawn from the market,...
  • Report HSA contributions and withdrawals on your tax return

    Q: Last year was my first with a high-deductible health plan combined with a health savings account at work. What do I need to report concerning the HSA when I file my taxes? A: When you file, you'll need to include Form 8889 to report all...
  • Beware pitfalls of health care subsidy: Spike in income could spell big tax bill

    Individuals receiving monthly premium subsidies to pay for health coverage purchased on the new exchanges should keep their eye out for Uncle Sam. You could owe a big tax bill on your 2014 return next spring if your income rises during the year and you...
  • Money-smart kids: when to say yes

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance My previous column on how to say no to your kids prompted one of my colleagues, Stacy Rapacon, to suggest that I follow up with a column on when to say yes to your kids. Here are seven occasions when it's fine to say yes...
  • Spending: what you need to know about tech cleanup

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance While you're spring cleaning, don't forget to spruce up current devices and discard outmoded electronics. 1. Do a thorough sweep. This is the perfect time to dispose of unused and unneeded tech. Plus, take time to give...
  • How to evaluate 'go-anywhere' mutual funds

    Why bother with a "go-anywhere" mutual fund? For many investors the answer may be that there's no need. If you have a well-diversified portfolio and a truly long-term focus, your asset mix may suit you just fine. Older investors who are more fearful...
  • State-Run Retirement Plan Rightfully Shelved

    Far too many workers don't save for retirement. Democratic lawmakers want to fix that, to their credit. But their proposed fix needs more work and a much better sales job. A Senate bill entitled "An Act Promoting Retirement Savings" would have...
  • Howard County mom gave flight to seven Eagles

    Howard County mom gave flight to seven Eagles
    When Mary Agnes McCarville and Fred Lewis met as students at the University of Delaware in 1949, they naturally had no way of knowing where their courtship would lead. Today, after 63 years of marriage, the Clarksville parents of 10 recently had...
  • Investing: when to sell a stock

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Knowing when to cut ties to a stock can be tough, especially in a bull market. One common piece of advice is to sell when the reason you invested in a company is no longer valid. Beyond that, the sell decision depends, in...
  • Avoid these mistakes on Social Security and selling investments

    Dear Liz: My wife and I, 63 and 62, plan to continue working till at least 65. We will begin collecting Social Security benefits in September. Our combined income is $58,000, we own our home outright, and we have no debt, no children, $84,000 in a...