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  • Cash in on Your Life

    Cash in on Your Life
    Kenneth Sahs, 71, faced a once-in-a-lifetime decision last year. His $500,000 convertible term life insurance policy would soon expire. Sahs could drop it and get nothing or convert it to universal life, a form of cash-value insurance, and take on $12,000...
  • UFL franchise introduces ex-CEO Joe Moglia as head coach

    UFL franchise introduces ex-CEO Joe Moglia as head coach
    Head football coaches are often referred to figuratively as CEOs of a program or franchise. Virginia's fledgling United Football League franchise took the unusual step of hiring a CEO as its first head coach. Joe Moglia, who gave up a promsing coaching...
  • Buying a house: 5 reasons to do it now, and 5 reasons to wait

    Buying a house: 5 reasons to do it now, and 5 reasons to wait
    Housing students, which of the following is correct? Buy a home now -- you'll get a great deal. Don't buy now -- house prices are dropping like a rock, and you'll do better later. Umm, both? Neither? For consumers, this is a push-pull moment:...
  • Court decision targets mystery closing fees

    A federal district court has handed down a ruling in a class action that could have a direct effect on the fees you pay to the real estate company at closing, whether as a buyer or seller. The decision targets one of the most common practices adopted...
  • 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...