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  • Five questions for financial gerontologist Cyndi Hutchins

     Five questions for financial gerontologist Cyndi Hutchins
    As baby boomers ebb out of the workforce and into retirement, financial advisers are helping wind down their clients' careers by preparing them for soon-to-be-reduced incomes. Meet Cyndi Hutchins, Bank of America Merrill Lynch's director of financial...
  • Department will offer free immunizations in August

    The Florida Department of Health in Lake County will offer free required immunizations for students in August. All children attending public or private school must have proof of immunizations — a Florida Certificate of Immunization (Form 680) &#...
  • Back-to-school sales tax holiday to save Floridians $40 million

    Back-to-school sales tax holiday to save Floridians $40 million
    The back-to-school sales tax holiday on Aug. 1-3 is expected to save Floridians at least $40 million, the Florida Retail Federation said Tuesday. That weekend, shoppers won't have to pay taxes on clothing, footwear and accessories that cost $100 or...
  • Wal-Mart calls for U.S.-made products

    Wal-Mart calls for U.S.-made products
    A Detroit artist-turned-businessman said he was "floating" Tuesday afternoon after his company, Trash-Ease, which makes portable trash-bag holders, landed its biggest order ever at Wal-Mart's "Made in the USA" open call to find American-made products....
  • Back to school means ... shots! Where to get yours

    Back to school means ... shots!  Where to get yours
    On the to-do list for families with kids heading back to school this fall is be sure vaccines are up to date. Families who have a regular doctor or a medical home, and private insurance should get their children’s vaccines at those offices, said...
  • Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Doesn't Scare Licensing Partners

    There are still plenty of moviegoers who don't know who Rocket Raccoon or Groot are yet, but that hasn't scared off licensing partners from turning the "Guardians of the Galaxy" characters into toys or plastering them on T-shirts. When signing on to...
  • Hurricane tax holiday doesn't blow me away

    Hurricane season is officially here. Long-range forecasters are calling for a tepid storm year, and that means one thing: Run for your lives, the Big One is coming!!!! Seriously, any time all the so-called experts agree on something (remember how the...
  • Price guide: When to buy back-to-school supplies

    Price guide: When to buy back-to-school supplies
    25 cents is a good sale price on Crayola crayons, but you should really stock up when they hit 15 cents a box. Composition notebooks are easy to find for 33 cents each during the back-to-school season, but 17 cents a piece is a really great deal....
  • Hump Day Deals: Fun and savings at local malls for back to school

    Just a reminder that this weekend is tax free shopping weekend.  Everyone is invited to The Florida Mall, Seminole Towne Center and Waterford Lakes Town Center for tax-free weekend and fun, family events to kick-off the school year. The Florida Mall...
  • School theme in August at Mardi Gras

    School theme in August at Mardi Gras
     Mardi Gras Casino has a back-to-school theme in August and awards cash, bonus play and prizes, including a Teacher's Pet promotion. Mondays Back to School Electronics Giveaway. Drawing at 9:30 p.m. Entry earning period 2 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. Earn 20...
  • Stafford Social Services and Safe Net collect school supplies

    When it comes to providing extra help for local residents in need, Stafford Social Services and Safe Net share a collaboration that serves the community well. The Stafford Social Services office, located in the Community Center at 3 Buckley Highway, is...