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  • Agency should adopt rule to protect those with IRAs

    Agency should adopt rule to protect those with IRAs
    The U.S. Supreme Court struck a blow for investors last week when it revived a lawsuit accusing the managers of a company retirement plan of picking investments that were too costly. Meanwhile, the Department of Labor is trying to provide a similar...
  • President Taft descendant aims to grow RBC Wealth Management

     President Taft descendant aims to grow RBC Wealth Management
    He's the great-grandson of a U.S. president, the grandson of a former U.S. senator and presidential hopeful, and the cousin of a two-term Ohio governor. But John Taft, 60, has no desire himself to sustain another political dynasty. "My legacy is...
  • Durbin seeks debt relief for former Everest College students

    Durbin seeks debt relief for former Everest College students
    Students who attended Corinthian colleges, including Everest College in Merrionette Park, should get "meaningful federal debt relief" in the wake of Corinthian's collapse "under the weight of its own wrongdoing," U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said Monday in a...
  • 'SNL' alum Hammond plays Colonel Sanders in new KFC ads

    'SNL' alum Hammond plays Colonel Sanders in new KFC ads
    Darrell Hammond, an alum of "Saturday Night Live," has been hired to portray Colonel Sanders, the white-haired white-suited founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken, in TV commercials that debut Monday. KFC said it was resurrecting the Colonel, who died in...
  • What the Supreme Court 401(k) ruling means for you

    What the Supreme Court 401(k) ruling means for you
    The U.S. Supreme Court broadened protections of workers' retirements with an important decision that increased the responsibilities of the overseers of corporate 401(k)s,  particularly regarding fees charged by mutual fund companies.  The court opened the...
  • Consider limitations of online investment tools, regulators say

    Consider limitations of online investment tools, regulators say
    Just as investment industry behemoth Vanguard Group Inc. this month rolled out its new investment platform combining an automated and live-adviser experience with $17 billion in client money under management, regulators were rolling out a warning about...
  • Irvine campus instructor puts the pressure on business students

     Irvine campus instructor puts the pressure on business students
    Business instructor April Morris is getting her Cal State Fullerton students ready for the real world by throwing them to the sharks. For her Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation class held on the school's Irvine campus, Morris has recreated the...
  • ITT Educational faces SEC charges of student loan cover-up

    ITT Educational Services is facing charges that it duped investors by concealing huge losses on loans made to students attending the company's for-profit colleges scattered across the country, including three in Illinois. The alleged scheme outlined in a...
  • Dov Charney accuses American Apparel of defamation in new lawsuit

    Dov Charney accuses American Apparel of defamation in new lawsuit
    The lawsuits against American Apparel just keep coming: This time, ousted CEO Dov Charney is suing the Los Angeles company and its chairwoman for more than $20 million. Charney is accusing American Apparel and Colleen Brown, the chairwoman, of...
  • SEC says for-profit ITT college executives engaged in fraud

    SEC says for-profit ITT college executives engaged in fraud
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission levied fraud allegations Tuesday against a major for-profit college company, accusing ITT Educational Services Inc. of hiding the “extraordinary failure” of two student loan programs from investors....
  • Ariel Investments' Mareile Cusack: Always running toward the next challenge

     Ariel Investments' Mareile Cusack: Always running toward the next challenge
    Some kids watch sports on television and want to be an athlete. Mareile Cusack used to watch "Perry Mason" and decided to become a lawyer. Not the flashy attorney of TV courtroom dramas; she wanted something more cerebral. Today, she's senior vice...