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  • Hardworking teen can open Roth IRA

    Q: My 18-year-old son has saved $3,000 from his job. Can he open up a Roth IRA with that money? — B.R. Orlando A: Yes he can. Congratulations to you for helping him start to save and invest at such an early age. — Nancy Hecht Q; I have 5...
  • Dow rallies to a new high

    Dow rallies to a new high
    NEW YORK — The long-feared tapering of economic stimulus by the Federal Reserve powered the stock market to its latest record high as investors rejoiced at the prospect of stronger growth next year. The Dow Jones industrial average catapulted...
  • MarksJarvis: Investors won't have to go cold turkey

    MarksJarvis: Investors won't have to go cold turkey
    Even addicts know they can't keep overdosing without doing themselves horrible harm. And that's how investors responded Wednesday when they learned from the Federal Reserve that they eventually are going to have to kick the habit of relying on the Fed's...
  • Paying for L.A. County's transit future

     Paying for L.A. County's transit future
    The half-cent sales tax approved by L.A. County voters in 2008 has already changed the landscape of Los Angeles. The Orange Line busway extension to Chatsworth opened three years ahead of schedule. Construction is underway on two light-rail lines...
  • City to consider $35 million bond issue for Harbor Point

    City to consider $35 million bond issue for Harbor Point
    City officials on Monday will consider issuing $35 million in bonds for the massive Harbor Point development — among the final steps before construction can begin on the $1.8 billion waterfront project. Such bond issues by the city's Board of...
  • Winnetka issues $7.5 million in bonds for stormwater management project

    Winnetka issues $7.5 million in bonds for stormwater management project
    Just one month after Winnetka reaped the benefits of an investor bidding war, bond traders' enthusiasm appeared to have been dampened by a shaky market last week, leading to a slightly higher interest rate as the village issued $7.5 million in bonds to...
  • Use inheritance to pay off credit card debt, not mortgage

    Dear Liz: I will be inheriting around $300,000 over the next year. My instincts are to pay down debt with this money. I have two homes and for practical reasons need to keep them. One home has a $260,000 mortgage balance at 5%. The other has a $130,000...
  • Keep those EE savings bonds

    Q: My mother recently gave me about $5,000 worth of EE savings bonds she had purchased in the 1980s. My name is on them as co-owner. Her intention is for me to use the funds to care for her pets in the event she passes before they do. Should I cash them...
  • Shareholders in the dark about 'dark money'

    Shareholders in the dark about 'dark money'
    Anticipating the Securities and Exchange Commission's actions can feel like waiting for Godot. The SEC has been sitting on a petition for a new rule requiring publicly traded companies to disclose to shareholders what corporate funds are spent on...
  • As stimulus tab rises for Fed, worries grow it may require a bailout

    As stimulus tab rises for Fed, worries grow it may require a bailout
    WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve has taken unprecedented steps to stimulate the economic recovery from the Great Recession, but the tab has risen to such tremendous proportions — fast approaching $4 trillion — that some worry the central...
  • Bonds aren't the easiest gift to buy

    The federal health care marketplace isn't the only government website that can generate hair-yanking moments. Try buying U.S. savings bonds in the digital domain. The holiday season is a peak period for parents and grandparents to purchase bonds as gifts...