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Your Mind on Money With F. Marc Ruiz

YOUR MIND ON MONEY: Fed shows confidence in recovery with policy changes

Investors got a peek this week at the mindset of the Federal Reserve when the Fed released its June meeting minutes for public review.

July 10, 2014 12:03 pm

YOUR MIND ON MONEY: Financial, estate planning a topic for all couples

Northwest Indiana news is the focus of national news this week involving the legal battle regarding same sex marriage.

July 03, 2014 5:45 pm

Bits & Bytes With April Miller Cripliver

BITS & BYTES: When an email isn't safe to open, part II

Q: Last time you started a list to help me decide whether an email message is safe to open. I can’t wait to hear the rest of the list.

July 02, 2014 4:39 pm

BITS & BYTES: Is that email safe to open?

Q: How do I know whether an email message is safe to open?

June 18, 2014 8:03 am

Inside Indiana Business With Gerry Dick

INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Indiana banks merging

Muncie-based First Merchants Corp. has reached a more than $46 million agreement to acquire Community Bancshares Inc. in Noblesville. The deal…

22 minutes ago

INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Indy nails Lowe's deal

The world's second-largest home improvement retailer is planning hundreds of jobs in central Indiana. Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard and Indi…

23 hours ago

Business Law With James Jorgensen

BUSINESS LAW: Pretext for discrimination not found

In prior articles, we have noted that when an employee raises a discrimination claim (age, race, national origin, etc.), the employer can defe…

July 19, 2014 12:26 pm

BUSINESS LAW: Consistency in discipline

Employers face two potentially inconsistent requirements. First, they are mandated to consider each employment decision by doing an individual…

June 28, 2014 4:37 pm

Consumer Affairs With Joseph Pellicciotti

CONSUMER AFFAIRS: Preparing for retirement

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), working with other organizations, has developed a retirement …

July 04, 2014 8:11 am

CONSUMER AFFAIRS: Credit muling expliots people who need money fast

Have you heard of credit muling? According to the Federal Trade Commission’s consumer education specialist, Colleen Tressler, this is yet anot…

June 27, 2014 11:15 am

Business Marketing With Larry Galler

BUSINESS MARKETING: Ask management questions and solve problems forever

Problems. Every business has some problems of one kind or another. Sales problems, quality problems, employee problems, production problems, i…

July 19, 2014 10:32 am

BUSINESS MARKETING: Say it like a frefly

I was sitting outdoors a little after dusk on a warm summer night mesmerized by the magical glow of fireflies flickering, illuminating, buildi…

July 12, 2014 10:27 am

Eye On The Pie With Morton Marcus

EYE ON THE PIE: Private sector option for safer streets

We were in Edinburgh at the Pixy Theater waiting to hear the Wright Brothers play. For reasons I cannot explain, I began to think of the growi…

July 19, 2014 9:39 am

EYE ON THE PIE: Indiana’s small-business friendliness

It must be the season. Another ranking of the states crossed my desk this week. That’s the second in two weeks. This time it’s from the Kauffm…

July 12, 2014 9:59 am

Drive Times With Jim Jackson

Jeep Cherokee returns to 40-year trail

Jeep Cherokee returns to 40-year trail

Jeep is the Swiss Army Knife of Fiat’s Chrysler Group.

July 06, 2014 5:02 pm Photos


Estate Planning With Christopher Yugo

ESTATE PLANNING: Medical power of attorney for your children

Q: My brother and sister-in-law are going to watch our kids while we take a trip. Our estate plan is in place, but now I'm worried what will h…

July 19, 2014 11:12 am

ESTATE PLANNING: Catching up on readers' questions

Q: Is there a way to give a power of attorney to my children without giving up the authority to do things for myself? I don't mind them helpin…

July 12, 2014 4:27 pm

Futures File With Walt Breitinger

FUTURES FILE: Downed jet fuels commodities rise

Midday Thursday, a Malaysia Airlines flight crashed in Eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people aboard. Initial fears that the plane had been s…

July 18, 2014 11:48 am

FUTURES FILE: Cattle market slaughtered

After making an all-time high early Monday morning, cattle prices reversed sharply lower as cattlemen began bringing cattle to the market to c…

July 11, 2014 3:01 pm
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