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  • The Carson monologue

    The Carson monologue
    Dr. Benjamin Carson, the eminent Johns Hopkins pediatric neurosurgeon, has received much attention over the years not only for his skills in the operating room but for what he has achieved beyond it. For many Baltimoreans, his story is a familiar one...
  • Would Ben Carson approve cutting research at Hopkins to balance the federal budget?

    Would Ben Carson approve cutting research at Hopkins to balance the federal budget?
    Having watched Dr. Ben Carson's speech at the National Prayer Breakfast on YouTube, I can accept his foray into politics because he has worked with people of all religions, and his scholarship fund has supported talented students regardless of race or...
  • California government gets B-minus in corruptibility report

     
    California does a poor job providing the public with access to government information but has a safeguard against corruption in aggressive auditors, good disclosure of lobbying activity and the way it redraws legislative districts, according to a survey...
  • History fail

     
    From Robert Borosage at the Campaign for America's Future: At the heart of the contrast Romney drew with Obama (during his Tuesday night speech) was the big lie. After the absurd charge that under Obama, we will have "effectively ceased......
  • 3 things to avoid when cutting health costs

    3 things to avoid when cutting health costs
    Everyone's looking for ways to trim expenses now, and I've been getting a lot of questions from readers about strategies for reducing health-insurance costs. But I've also seen people make big mistakes in an attempt to save money. Avoid the following...
  • Sign up for health savings accounts, flexible spending accounts for savings

    Employers are beginning to send out information to employees about signing up for 2010 health insurance. Last week, we offered some strategies for maximizing coverage and possibly reducing costs. This week, we have a few more ideas to share. Most...
  • Don't fail College Saving 101

    Don't fail College Saving 101
    OK, so the damage has been done to your college fund. Now what? Tough times are certainly good times to review strategies for your beaten-down 529 account, the Coverdell education savings account, or the stock portfolio that a year ago appeared to have...
  • Insurers see banking future

    Insurers see banking future
    *This piece originally ran on A1 on Wednesday, October 22, 2008.* WellPoint Inc., the nation's largest health insurance company, ran into a snag last year while pursuing an important new business initiative. Federal banking regulators insisted on...
  • I know you're not a marriage counselor, but...

    My husband and I are constantly at odds over how we spend and save our money. There always seems to be a difference of opinion. I wanted to participate in the 401(k) plan at work, but Tom says we are already saving too much. I am not secure about the...
  • City Council Meeting Wrap-Up

    The following is from the Laguna Beach City Council meeting of Oct. 5. * Investment policy online City Treasurer Laura Parisi announced that a draft of the proposed investment policy for 2011 was posted on the city's website in the Treasurer's...
  • GOP obliges Leece to vote 'no'

    COSTA MESA — Promising political consequences, the Republican Party of Orange County has warned Councilwoman Wendy Leece to vote along party lines Tuesday when the city employee contracts go before the council, she has stated. Costa Mesa council...