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  • Janna Herron: What it takes to borrow from home equity

    Breaking into the home equity nest egg is becoming a very real possibility for more Americans as home prices rise. But raiding the house bank is not as easy as it was before the recession, and not everyone meets the requirements to borrow from home...
  • Allentown residents admit $700,000 IRS scam

    Three members of an Allentown group accused in an identity theft scam to steal more than $700,000 from the Internal Revenue Service appeared in federal court this week and two were sentenced to prison terms. Jose Peralta and Fayez Antonios were each...
  • Court rulings add urgency to state exchange decisions

    WASHINGTON As states ready their health insurance exchanges for a second open enrollment season in November, many have more to worry about than the computer glitches that plagued them last year. Last month's federal appeals court ruling that said...
  • The law clearly states it � words mean what they say

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. The Affordable Care Act gives the president's cabinet officers sweeping powers to implement the law, but the administration managed to overreach these powers by allowing people in 36 states to illegally access health insurance subsidies....
  • What is corporate tax inversion?

    What is corporate tax inversion?
    You might have heard the word “inversion” recently. Deerfield-based Walgreen considered it, but decided against it. North Chicago-based AbbVie is planning one. Even President Barack Obama has weighed in on the practice. Here's a primer on what...
  • Holly Fitzsimmons To Retire As U.S. Magistrate Judge

    Holly B. Fitzsimmons, a longtime U.S. Magistrate Judge in Bridgeport, has announced she will retire in April, opening a $183,000-a-year judicial position that is certain to generate wide interest among state lawyers. Fitzsimmons has presided over a...
  • Ad Watch: Pennsylvania governor's race

    THE RACE: Pennsylvania governor. THE CANDIDATES: Incumbent Republican Tom Corbett and Democratic candidate Tom Wolf. THE AD: "More and Less," a 30-second Corbett television commercial in which an actress accuses Wolf of threatening to raise the income...
  • Nothing to fear from phony email threats

    Nothing to fear from phony email threats
    Sometimes scammers try so hard to scare people into opening their wallets that they overdo it and lose their intended effect. The email Birdine Remaley Jr. of Whitehall Township got recently is a good example. It tried to be threatening and startled...
  • Voters tired of the state's Democrats should try someone new

    I just love the pre-election advertising Olympics. It fascinates me that anyone actually pays any attention to any of the ads, be they Democrat- or Republican-inspired.  For example, a lady tells us in an ad that because Bruce Rauner does not pay the...
  • Bartering adds new personal finance tool

    Kelly Athena, of Phoenix, has had her home remodeled, hair cut and car fixed, all without writing a check or swiping a credit card. Athena barters her services as a portrait photographer, then banks "barter bucks" with Value Card Alliance, a Phoenix-...
  • Walgreen feared IRS scrutiny if inversion OK'd

    Walgreen feared IRS scrutiny if inversion OK'd
    A seeming parade of U.S. companies has been marching across the Atlantic, reincorporating in Europe to take advantage of substantial corporate tax breaks. Despite a growing drumbeat of criticism from activists and politicians, threats from U.S....