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  • Firms reap millions in fees from swap deals

    On a spring night in 2005, Stanley J. Majewski Jr. dazzled the Bethlehem Area School Board with a budget presentation that highlighted how a rise in home sales was triggering "a vibrant local economy" not seen since the fall of Bethlehem Steel a decade...
  • Bethlehem Area School District loses chance to make money on swaps

    It was the summer of 2007 and the Bethlehem Area School District was in the midst of renovating Liberty High School, the most expensive project in the district's 18-year plan to remake its schools into state-of-the-art facilities. As workers breathed new...
  • A Few Real Estate Deals Among Friends

    On a bright day in the late 1980s, a weary Sen. Christopher Dodd stepped off a plane at Shannon Airport, picked up a rental car and drove into the rolling Irish countryside to clear his head of the pressures of Connecticut politics. He rumbled through the...
  • Get a reprieve for distributions from retirement accounts

    Older savers get a one-year reprieve in 2009 from having to take distributions from retirement accounts because of the recent stock market turmoil. This helps if you don't need to dip into a traditional IRA, 401(k), 403(b) and 457 plans to live on. You...
  • High anxiety for 401(k) investors

    Like many Americans, Steve Kriegsfeld has been watching his life savings bounce up and down each time the stock market takes a dramatic turn. Lately, it's the drops that have grabbed his attention. In just one day last week, the Dow Jones industrial...
  • Tune out hysteria to build your wealth

    Tune out hysteria to build your wealth
    5 tips on recession investing 1. Cut spending, boost saving. 2. Avoid stocks if you need cash within five years. 3. Stay the course with retirement savings. 4. Still too nervous? Invest an IRA in CDs. 5. Younger? Be more aggressive. Now what?...
  • Fund a Roth IRA for the grandkids

    Fund a Roth IRA for the grandkids
    Perhaps your 12-year-old granddaughter earns money babysitting for the neighbor's children. You can help her open a Roth IRA. She can put her earnings into the Roth -- or she can keep the cash and you can make contributions for her. Thanks to the power of...
  • Frugality among consumers is outliving recession

    Frugality among consumers is outliving recession
    Even as the economic recovery plods ahead, many American consumers are refusing to come along. They're not spending freely — and they have no plans to. Many of them have steady income. They aren't saddled by high debts. They don't fear losing...
  • How to use the stock market to get a cruise discount

    DES MOINES, Iowa -- A Web site that sells cruises is promoting a little-known way to get a discount on your next trip at sea: Using the stock market. If you own stock in a cruise company, you may qualify for an onboard credit. For example, says Bob...
  • Where are they now?

    Mark and Jessica Stone Then: Renters in February 2008, the Stones wanted to buy their first home and save for their retirement. That was a stretch on Mark's $68,000 public teacher's salary (now $69,000) with two children at home and another child on...
  • Mortgage industry changes throw new hurdles in borrowers' way

    Mortgage industry changes throw new hurdles in borrowers' way
    Mortgage rates and house prices are down -- which sounds great for buyers and refinancers. But mortgage industry underwriting and appraisal changes taking effect this month are putting new hurdles in the way of borrowers and loan officers. Take Fannie...