| Aug 7, 2009
| 1:45 PM
Today's topic: How much of a fiscal hazard to California does the state's pension system present? Won't CalPERS recover most of the money it has lost this year once the economy recovers?
Without reform, get ready for fiscal disaster Point: Marcia...
| Aug 17, 2009
Charlie Fitzgerald, 48, is a financial planner and principal in Maitland-based Moisand, Fitzgerald & Tamayo. He recently received a distinguished service award from the national Financial Planning Association for his work with the Florida chapter. He...
| Aug 19, 2009
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...
| Aug 22, 2009
Actress and Playboy model Bridget Marquardt has become a first-time home buyer with the purchase of a contemporary Mediterranean in Sherman Oaks for $1,725,000.
Update: This version has been updated to include the names of the...
| Sep 8, 2009
| 3:42 PM
A Brooklyn money manager was arraigned in court Tuesday after authorities charged him with operating a 30-year $45 million Ponzi scheme that allegedly pumped investors' money into a pornography mail order business.
Philip Barry, 52, of Bay Ridge, is...
| Feb 18, 2010
Here's a conclusion we can't argue with: Many rewards in life require taking risks, and the decision to take such risks often must be made under stressful circumstances - whether you're a stockbroker, a surgeon or a commuter in rush-hour traffic.
| Feb 14, 2010
About 100 miles southeast of Tucson is the historic gold and copper mining town of Bisbee.
The once-bustling city has been transformed into an artisan community, with an almost cult-like following among returning tourists. In a town historically...
| Oct 8, 2009
| 3:14 PM
Today's topic: When should we start caring about federal deficits? When should we start doing something about them? Dean Baker and Maya MacGuineas continue their debate on the relationship between unemployment rates and economic recovery, and how much...
| Feb 15, 2009
Originally known as a farming community, eastern Baltimore County's Rosedale is recognized today for its comfortable housing, strong sense of community and great accessibility.
"At one time, everyone knew one another, and I think that base is still here,...
| Feb 21, 2009
The trustee in charge of untangling the mess left behind by Bernard Madoff told a packed auditorium Friday that there was no indication the disgraced money manager had bought securities for his clients for more than a decade.
"We have no evidence to...
| Feb 27, 2009
| 12:03 PM
Fairfield First Selectman Ken Flatto shared the town's story of shock and frustration during a forum for lawmakers today after losing what the town believed was $40 million in pension money in the massive Ponzi scheme masterminded by New York investor...