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1 hr ago | Journal Gazette

Children's advocate retiring from the fray

Rex McFarren had planned to buy a bar before he applied for a job that led to directing the Court Appointed Special Advocate program in Allen County.


Related Topix: Allen County, IN, Retirement, Fort Wayne, IN, Criminal Defense Law, Law

5 hrs ago | Eastwood Advertiser

Town's house prices surge

House prices in Belper have increased by eight per cent in the space of a year, according to latest figures.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Derbyshire County, England, Home, Mortgage

10 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

Engagement: Melissa Casner & Chad Tirpak

Mr. Tirpack is the son of Al and Donna Tirpack, Wall. Ms. Casner is a 2004 graduate of Wall High School.


Related Topix: Belmar, NJ, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, Mortgage, Sea Girt, NJ

14 hrs ago | National Public Radio

How Private Colleges Are Like Cheap Sushi

In New York City's East Village, there are a number of hole-in-the-wall spots that advertise sushi at 50 percent off.


Related Topix: Non-Profit, Marketing, University of Minnesota, Social Security

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Matlock Mercury

Derbyshire reserve fire crews praised during strike

Derbyshire Deputy Chief Fire Officer Terry McDermott praised reserve fire crews who dealt with several incidents during the Fire Brigade Union's strike over planned changes to terms and conditions affecting pensions, length of service and retirement ages.


Related Topix: Pension, Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News,

Nelson Mail

Retirees put pressure on rent market

Retired people in Nelson are contributing to the demand on home rentals, with more people choosing to rent than buy after selling their family homes, some property rental firms in Nelson say.


Related Topix: Retirement

ABC News

Business Highlights

Would-be home sellers across the country are grappling with a once-in-a-lifetime problem: They have mortgage rates so absurdly low it would hurt them financially to sell.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Housing, Smoking, Medicine, Health, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

PE Hub

Ex-CalPERS CEO pleads guilty in federal conspiracy case

A former chief executive of the largest U.S. public pension fund pleaded guilty to bribery and fraud as part of a federal conspiracy case on Friday.


Related Topix: Pension, California Public Employees Retirement System, Financial Services, Investment Services, Retirement

The Globe and Mail

At midday: Weak energy sector pulls TSX lower

The Toronto stock market fell Friday amid a disappointing jobs report that showed the Canadian economy lost an unexpected 9,400 jobs in June.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mortgage

Fri Jul 11, 2014


Stocks close out bad week

Stocks ended a volatile week with modest gains Friday, but the S&P 500 had its worst week in three months.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mortgage

Bellingham Herald

$900K in debt, Nienow files for bankruptcy

Sen. Sean Nienow, of Cambridge, and his wife, Cynthia, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy last month, according to court records.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Small Business



House Republicans, who fervently pound the podium against the deficit, didn't blink Friday at passing a whopping $287 billion business tax cut measure with no effort to pay for or offset that amount.


Related Topix: US News, Small Business, George Bush, US Politics, Lloyd Doggett, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin

Asbury Park Press

US records $71 billion budget surplus in JuneUS records $71 billion...

US records $71 billion budget surplus in June The U.S. ran a monthly surplus in June, lowest annual deficit since 2008.


Related Topix: Mortgage, US News

Former CalPERS CEO pleads guilty to bribery, fraud

A former head of the nation's largest public pension fund has pleaded guilty to bribery and fraud in California.


Related Topix: Pension, California Public Employees Retirement System, Financial Services, Investment Services, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Bellingham Herald

Downside of low US mortgage rates? Less selling

In this July 2, 2014 photo, Ryan Carson, right, poses for a photo with his wife, Jenny Roraback-Carson, and their daughter Clara, 3, in the entry to their home in Seattle.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Home Listing, Housing, Real Estate


Should you raid your retirement savings to slash debt?

If dipping into your retirement savings to finally pay off that pesky credit card bill sounds like a good idea, you should probably think twice.


Related Topix: Retirement, Home, Mortgage, Credit Card Debt

Bellingham Herald

Wells Fargo 2Q profit rises, helped by loan growth

In this Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, file photo, a man walks past a Wells Fargo location in Philadelphia.


Related Topix: Wells Fargo , Banking, Financial Services, Home, Mortgage

National Public Radio

Obama Asking Companies To Pay Suppliers Faster

Dozens of companies, including Apple, Honda and Coca-Cola, have agreed to pay their suppliers more quickly in a bid to boost small businesses, the White House announced Friday.


Related Topix: Small Business

The Modesto Bee

A new challenge to HUD's reverse-mortgage program

The United States faces a retirement funds crisis: a rapidly growing number of people who retire without the financial capacity to support themselves during ever-increasing life spans.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Retirement, Health, AARP, Business News

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Salisbury Journal

OBR warning on ageing population

A fresh wave of tax hikes or spending cuts will be needed to meet the growing cost of Britain's ageing population, the financial watchdog has warned.


Related Topix: Pension, Long Term Care, Health