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  • Sounding Off: More focus needs to be on treasurer's office

    Editor's note: This corrects how the city treasurer is selected, which will still be by election. Let's imagine you just won the lottery and you have $150 million in the bank. Would you (a) hire a full-time professional to manage your money, or (b) hire...
  • Uncertain year ahead for U.S. stocks

    Uncertain year ahead for U.S. stocks
    Investors had plenty to keep them jittery in 2011. There were the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, economic woes in Europe, and, here at home, politically tinged fiscal showdowns in Washington over deep government spending cuts. Still, the stock market...
  • Aunt's nursing home hinders exit

    Aunt's nursing home hinders exit
    My aunt is in a nursing home. They tell us she isn't allowed to leave unless she gets the doctor's permission. If she does, she has to sign a statement saying she doesn't hold them liable and will lose all her healthcare coverage. She is on Medicare....
  • Employees beware: Higher healthcare costs ahead

    Employees beware: Higher healthcare costs ahead
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Large employers expect big increases in healthcare costs in 2012, and say they'll pass more and more of those costs on to their workers. That's the result of a new survey by the National Business Group on Health, a trade group for...
  • Nonprofit seeks to provide financial education

    COSTA MESA — There's nothing Helen Olson likes to see more than a roomful of women with hands raised and tough-to-ask investment questions on their minds. The annual Women Investing in Security and Education (WISE) Signature Financial Event,...
  • U.S. firms to charge smokers, obese more for healthcare

    U.S. firms to charge smokers, obese more for healthcare
    Like a lot of companies, Veridian Credit Union wants its employees to be healthier. In January, the Waterloo, Iowa-company rolled out a wellness program and voluntary screenings. It also gave workers a mandate — quit smoking, curb obesity, or you'...
  • Jon B. Lovelace dies at 84; head of American Funds

    Jon B. Lovelace dies at 84; head of American Funds
    Jon B. Lovelace, who led the Los Angeles-based American Funds mutual fund company as it became one of the country's largest money management firms, has died. He was 84. His family said Lovelace died of natural causes at his home in Santa Barbara on...
  • California Government Gets B-minus in Corruptibility Report

    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...
  • Monitoring Your Portfolio

    Monitoring Your Portfolio
    IRA Solutions, Inc.   Jesse Lipscomb, Investment Advisor CA Insurance Agent License: 0D22050 4025 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 300 San Diego, CA 92108 Phone: 619-280-2700 Jesse@FinancialCPR.net www.FinancialCPR.net         ++++++++++++++++++++ || ++...
  • 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......