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  • Use the "bucket" approach to protect your retirement nest egg

    Use the "bucket" approach to protect your retirement nest egg
    We live in an uncertain world so how can we live securely in retirement? Consider the "bucket" approach, recommends Plantation certified financial planner Ben Tobias. You put some of your retirement savings in a "bucket" for emergencies such as when the...
  • U.S. savings bonds rate fall

    The Bureau of Public Debt on Tuesday released the new rates for savings bonds purchased between November and the end of April. The Series I bond rate for the next six months will be 3.06 percent, down from 4.60 percent for the previous six-month period....
  • Would-be casino operators unveil ideas for Rocky Gap

    Would-be casino operators unveil ideas for Rocky Gap
    — One group that wants to open a casino at the Rocky Gap Lodge and Resort envisions amenities including five restaurants, a spa, a golf and tennis academy and an automobile museum. The other promises to invest $62 million to build a 50,000-square-...
  • City's portfolio shortchanged by low interest, weak economy

    At the beginning of the fiscal year, City Treasurer Ron Borucki had questioned the market’s ability to recover, but was hopeful that despite two-year lows, interest rates would rise. His hopes didn’t last long. “Would this third year...
  • Germany's Weber says Eurozone's debt issues to worsen and need crisis management

    As the Eurozone debt crisis threatens banks and potentially the global economy, former German central banker Axel Weber said he “fears” financial conditions will have to deteriorate more in Europe before leaders take “drastic action.&...
  • City's portfolio value shrinks

    When Mayor Laura Friedman called City Treasurer Ron Borucki to the podium during this week’s City Council meeting Tuesday to give his quarterly investment report, she asked for good news. “One of these days,” Borucki said. “We...
  • Americans Elect seeks to upend primary system

    Americans Elect seeks to upend primary system
    County registrar offices across California on Thursday will begin receiving the product of an audacious enterprise — nearly 1.6 million signatures collected by Americans Elect, a group attempting to ride exasperation with the nation's political...
  • Credit downgrade: State, city and counties wait and see on local effects

    As the United States coped with the fallout of its first-ever credit downgrade, officials in Maryland were taking a wait-and-see approach Monday on the possible trickle-down effects on local governments' finances. Standard & Poor's has not cut the credit...
  • How will the S&P downgrade affect you?

    How will the S&P downgrade affect you?
    How will Standard & Poor’s downgrade of the United States’ credit rating affect you? Well, that depends on which "you" you are.   • If you happen to be a rich stock investor, it means you can expect a period of market volatility....
  • Ted Forstmann dies at 71; Wall Street financier, philanthropist

    Ted Forstmann dies at 71; Wall Street financier, philanthropist
    Ted Forstmann, a longtime Wall Street financier and philanthropist who was a major player during the wave of corporate takeovers in the 1980s, including the battle for RJR Nabisco in 1988, died Sunday. He was 71. The cause was brain cancer, according...
  • Tribune Co. bankruptcy case haunting former shareholders

    Tribune Co. bankruptcy case haunting former shareholders
    On Nov. 8, a two-page letter appeared on Tribune Co.'s bankruptcy court docket, wedged between the usual stream of motions and lawyer fee applications. It was written to the judge by an angry and bewildered Colorado investor named Mark Lies, who had...