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  • California to hike film tax credits

    California to hike film tax credits
    It's been a slow summer at the box office, but Hollywood got a genuine blockbuster Wednesday — a $330-million deal that will help subsidize film and TV production in California for the next five years. In a last-minute compromise reached...
  • Cash-out refi to pay credit card bills is risky

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: We would like to get a lower interest rate on our mortgage, and we are hoping to get money out when we refinance. We're going to use the cash to pay off our credit card debt, which is why we would like to get...
  • Money-smart kids: what you can teach your kids about money

    At a recent conference at George Washington University on financial literacy among teens, one student at GW, Andrew Bent, gave full credit to his grandmother for piquing his interest in finance when she bought him 100 shares of General Electric stock....
  • Compromise reached to extend, raise funding for film and television tax credit program

    Compromise reached to extend, raise funding for film and television tax credit program
    A compromise was reached Wednesday between Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers on a bill that would extend and more than triple funding for a program designed to keep film and television jobs in California, clearing the way for state Senate consideration of...
  • More than 1,000 businesses affected by same malware as Target

    The Secret Service estimates more than 1,000 businesses have been affected by the same kind of cyberattack that scraped Target's cash register system for consumer credit card information, the Department of Homeland Security said in an advisory Friday...
  • Glastonbury's Elderly Residents Taking Advantage Of Tax Breaks

    GLASTONBURY — Four hundred sixty four residents used the town's tax credit program for older homeowners this year, according to Town Manager Richard J. Johnson. Johnson said the cumulative total benefit for those applying for the program on the...
  • What you need to know when a debt collector threatens to sue

    Heidi says she took out a payday loan in 2010 and then forgot about it. Now she's getting calls from someone claiming to be a lawyer threatening to take her to court unless she pays $250 right away and makes additional payments every two weeks. Heidi...
  • California Incentives Bill Urges Trade Action to Curb Flight of VFX Jobs

    An amendment to proposed legislation to expand California's film and TV tax credit urges trade action as a response to countries that have lured visual effects firms away with the promise of generous subsidies. The amendment calls call for a strategy...
  • Scam of the day: phone call cons woman out of her credit card number

    Scam of the day: phone call cons woman out of her credit card number
    If your phone rings and you're asked to verify your credit card number to resolve a supposed problem with your account, don't do what a local woman did and reveal your number. This scam is among several the Watchdog has run across in recent weeks. I'...
  • Restaurant review: New Shanty on 19th familiar yet very different

    Restaurant review: New Shanty on 19th familiar yet very different
    While there are threads of familiarity between the old Shanty and the new Shanty on 19th, the incarnation is not a rebirth.   The Shanty on 19th, which opened about two months ago, certainly calls up memories of the longtime Allentown landmark that...
  • Restaurant review: New Shanty on 19th familiar yet very different

    While there are threads of familiarity between the old Shanty and the new Shanty on 19th, the incarnation is not a rebirth. The Shanty on 19th, which opened about two months ago, certainly calls up memories of the longtime Allentown landmark that closed...