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Your Mind on Money With F. Marc Ruiz

YOUR MIND ON MONEY: REIT sectory recovery another positive sign

A Real Estate Investment Trust, or REIT, is a specific type of company created and operated to manage income-producing real estate on behalf o…

July 24, 2014 10:35 am

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

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: Women's fund launches multi-million dollar effort

An Indianapolis-based organization is conducting a nationwide search for entrepreneurs who can help bring economic stability to an age-group t…

July 25, 2014 12:57 pm

INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: GE, IU announce partnership

General Electric Co. is continuing to expand its presence in Indiana. Months after subsidiary, GE Aviation, announced major investments in Sou…

July 24, 2014 1:31 pm

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: Consumer buying checklist provides consumers with a checklist for planning major purchases (“Tips for Being a Savvy Consumer,” available online at…

July 25, 2014 9:02 am

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

Business Marketing With Larry Galler

BUSINESS MARKETING: Problems, symptoms, causes and then solutions

I got a number of emails after last week’s column about asking “management auestions” to solve problems forever, so I thought I would expand o…

July 26, 2014 2:32 pm

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

Eye On The Pie With Morton Marcus

EYE ON THE PIE: Tax simplification is no simple matter

The governor and his select invitees to his closed tax conference last month praised simplifying Indiana’s tax code. It is an idea better love…

July 26, 2014 9:22 am

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

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


This weekend we are holding my dad's memorial service.

July 26, 2014 3:35 pm

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

Futures File With Walt Breitinger

FUTURES FILE: Cattle stampede higher

Cattle futures shot into all-time highs again this week, reaching $1.58 per pound Thursday. Prices continue to rise because of a shortage of a…

July 25, 2014 9:57 am

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
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