| Mar 7, 2013
| 10:52 AM
The CEFM Network, formerly the Catonsville Emergency Food Ministries, celebrated its second annual St. Valentine Day dinner/dance Feb. 9 at the Rolling Road Golf Club.
More than 150 guests attended the delicious surf and turf dinner and danced to the...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Like all parents, John and Tammy Carver face daily challenges in trying to raise a large brood.
But for the Manchester couple, who have adopted six youngsters from orphanages in Russia and Belarus between 1997 and 2004, those challenges also include...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Dear Liz: I just finished paying off my last credit card and checked my credit report as I am now separated from my wife. I found we had one joint account that she had not been paying. There are two stretches of five months each of no payment.
| Apr 8, 2013
| 9:21 AM
As couples near retirement age together they often joke about their hopes not to drive each other crazy.
But there is some truth behind the jest. After decades of being married and having separate careers and sometimes different schedules, the reality...
| Mar 19, 2013
The economy is improving and so is employment, but workers' optimism about a comfortable retirement has fallen to a new low, according to the annual Retirement Confidence Survey released Tuesday.
Just over half of workers say they are either very...
| May 1, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Is 15 percent becoming the new 10 percent for retirement savings?
Maybe so - but that doesn't mean many South Floridians will be able to save that much.
"I think everyone wants to save 15 percent a year. It's just a question of how we can do it,"...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Baby Boomers don't always get a fair shake, often being portrayed as indulgent and selfish. But a new MetLife study explodes that stereotype. The study, "The MetLife Study of Caregiving Costs to Working Caregivers: Double Jeopardy for Baby Boomers...
| Aug 17, 2010
Only about 1 in 6,000 people will live past 100.
So at 102, West Palm Beach, Florida, retiree Lillian Horowitz has become accustomed to answering the question, "What's the secret to long life?"
"I tell them, 'The important things in life are love and...
| Jul 19, 2010
| 9:57 AM
Work in retirement? It might sound like a contradiction in terms, but we're looking for ways to achieve financial security over a retirement that could last 20 years or more.
One of the best ways to do that is to work just a little longer than you...
| Sep 7, 2010
| 10:48 AM
"Shoptimism: Why the American Consumer Will Keep on Buying No Matter What"
By Lee Eisenberg
Free Press, 334 pages, $26
It’s appropriate that Lee Eisenberg’s new book, “Shoptimism: Why the American Consumer Will Keep on Buying No...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 8:51 PM
Orange Coast College is hosting a retirement planning workshop from 9 a.m. to noon, Aug. 20 and Aug. 27, in Social Science, Room 104.
The workshop is $59 and includes a 226-page illustrated textbook. Parking is free.
The college is located at 2701...