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  • Lower debt is good politics and policy

    There is nothing progressive about red ink. This year, progressives will run on strengthening the economic recovery, reducing inequality, improving college affordability, promoting broad-based wage growth and making sure the most vulnerable among us...
  • More lenders are offering student-loan consolidations

    Dear Liz: I have four private student loans that I would love to consolidate so that I can have one medium-size monthly payment instead of four large ones. How do I go about finding a company that will consolidate them? Answer: If you have good credit...
  • Delray Walgreens employee faces fraud charges

    Delray Walgreens employee faces fraud charges
    An employee at a West Atlantic Avenue Walgreens told police he fraudulently used customers' credit cards because he was homeless and needed food and shelter, a police report shows. Arrested on one grand theft and 23 fraud charges, Yves Bertrand, 19,...
  • Reinsurers flock to Monte Carlo as market storm brews

    MONACO (Reuters) - For a financial sector posting a double-digit rise in earnings and boasting large cash piles, reinsurers sure see a lot of storm clouds on the horizon. That's because they are facing what many see as an unprecedented problem: an...
  • Barn advocates try to save symbol of heartland

     Barn advocates try to save symbol of heartland
    For years Pat Huth came home from vacation with photos she'd taken of barns she admired on her journeys, but she never thought to take any of the ones around her central Illinois home. "I never realized how pretty the barns are right here around us,"...
  • Problem Solver: Six months later, couple still waiting for furniture

    Problem Solver: Six months later, couple still waiting for furniture
    Their first set of Lane Furniture was so durable, Bev and Wayne Laechelt did not hesitate when the time came to replace it earlier this year. The couple picked out a new Lane sofa and love seat at Nick's Furniture of Sugar Grove, paying $2,426 upfront...
  • Schools Must Teach Financial Literacy

    Schools Must Teach Financial Literacy
    Americans are in debt. You hear it any time you watch CBS or Fox. You read about it whenever you open the newspaper or your Internet browser. It's a consistent topic of conversation. Debt comes in a variety of ways: credit cards, student loans, mortgage...
  • How Apple's New Products Matter to Hollywood

    Apple unveiled the worst kept secrets in the technology industry -- larger iPhones and a smartwatch -- Tuesday with much fanfare. But once the buzz of the launches die down, how the products will impact businesses and consumers' lives could start to...
  • Desert dust-up over demolition of tribe's Spa Resort in Palm Springs

    Desert dust-up over demolition of tribe's Spa Resort in Palm Springs
    Tribal rights bumped up against historic preservation in Palm Springs this week, when the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians started tearing down a 1959 spa and casino in a city that is passionate about midcentury modern architecture. The downtown...
  • Gear: Cover protects your tablet, credit cards and more

    Gear: Cover protects your tablet, credit cards and more
    My tablet’s newest mobile home is PureGear’s Universal Tablet Folio, which opens like a book and folds closed securely via an integrated magnetic flap. The folio’s right side has four flexible corner bands that grip the tablet...
  • Blotter: More than $1,000 worth of items stolen from purses in Lake Zurich

    Blotter: More than $1,000 worth of items stolen from purses in Lake Zurich
    The following items were taken from Lake Zurich police reports. In three different incidents on Aug. 5 at a business in the 700 block of Church Street, several wallets and individual items were stolen from purses while their owners were working. Among...