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  • Holiday shopping: Hidden interest could come back to bite you

    Holiday shopping: Hidden interest could come back to bite you
    This holiday shopping season, if a retailer offers you a financing deal that sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
  • District 64 proposes slight budget increase

    District 64 proposes slight budget increase
    The public will get a chance next month to weigh in a proposed Niles Park Ridge District 64 budget that is up almost 5 percent over 2013. The $66.9 million plan was unanimously approved by the school board at a recent meeting. A public hearing has...

    Des Plaines approves budget with big projects, no property tax increase

    Des Plaines approves budget with big projects, no property tax increase
    Des Plaines has approved a budget that holds the line on property taxes but provides for two large projects – a pumping station pipeline and reconstructing River Road. The 2015 budget totals $156.1 million. The plan drew no public comments...

    Qualifying for reverse mortgages will become harder

    Qualifying for reverse mortgages will become harder
    Are reverse mortgages headed in reverse? Based on forthcoming federal rule changes for seniors who expect to apply for one, you might think so. But as a taxpayer, you might say bravo: Toughening up qualification standards — including such basics...

    Tighter standards on reverse mortgages

    Are reverse mortgages headed in reverse? Based on forthcoming federal rule changes for seniors who expect to apply for one, you might think so. But as a taxpayer, you might say, bravo: Toughening up qualification standards — including such basics as...