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Your Mind on Money With F. Marc Ruiz

YOUR MIND ON MONEY: A few last-minute tax savings tips

I talk to people about money every week, and in April many of the conversations I’m having are about taxes. Long story short, people are not v…

April 10, 2014 10:33 am

YOUR MIND ON MONEY: Don't be scared by rigged market claims

Last Sunday following the NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament games the high profile news magazine show "60 Minutes" aired a segment proclaiming …

April 03, 2014 9:28 am

Bits & Bytes With April Miller Cripliver

BITS & BYTES: Free classes, software for seniors at Ivy Tech

Q: I am a senior citizen and would like to learn more about computers. I would like to take a beginning college class, but college can be expe…

April 02, 2014 10:38 am

BITS & BYTES: Is that email safe to open?

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!

March 19, 2014 10:37 am

Inside Indiana Business With Gerry Dick

INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: City unveils new cultural district

The city of Indianapolis has announced a new cultural district focusing on the area around the former Market Square Arena. Landmarks such as t…

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Co-Ops: EPA Proposals Could Close Plants

April 15, 2014 1:24 pm

Business Law With James Jorgensen

BUSINESS LAW: Misuse of company time

It’s Wednesday afternoon. I have my telephone calls on hold and I’m trying to figure out how I have done so poorly on my NCAA tournament brack…

April 05, 2014 10:15 am

BUSINESS LAW: Law protects employees in military service

In the past, we have discussed the Uniformed Services and Reemployment Rights Act, also known as USERRA.

March 20, 2014 5:37 pm

Consumer Affairs With Joseph Pellicciotti

CONSUMER AFFAIRS: Financial crimes against older Americans

The U.S. Department of Justice maintains the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) community policing topics series on its website. One …

April 11, 2014 9:45 am

CONSUMER AFFAIRS: Treasury Direct Tools

If you own or are thinking of owning U.S. Savings Bonds or other U.S. Treasury securities, you may want to check out tools available through t…

April 04, 2014 12:52 pm

Business Marketing With Larry Galler


Last week I had the pleasure of sitting in the audience at the Society of Innovators Leader Luncheon where a number of innovative community le…

April 12, 2014 11:01 am

BUSINESS MARKETING: Right place, right time, right offer

The other day I heard a faint warbling sound in the sky. Looking up, I was able to spy a flight of sandhill cranes making their way north on t…

March 25, 2014 5:35 pm

Eye On The Pie With Morton Marcus

EYE ON THE PIE: Reality not built on news releases

John Quill made his annual spring appearance last week and may stick around for another few weeks. As we enjoyed a relatively warm afternoon o…

April 12, 2014 9:49 am

EYE ON THE PIE: If Noah had been a Hoosier

The new movie about Noah and his ark, combined with the antics of the Indiana General Assembly, led me to setting the fabled story here in the…

April 05, 2014 12:47 pm

Drive Times With Jim Jackson

Volvo launches ‘Drive-E’ powertrains

Volvo launches ‘Drive-E’ powertrains

Not to be confused with electric power, “Drive-E” is a new wave of 4-cylinder powertrains that maximize ‘Drive Efficiency’ and fuel economy wi…

April 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos


CX-5 suits compact market

CX-5 suits compact market

Mazda’s “zoom-zoom” tag line has long touted the brand’s fun-to-drive product line.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Workwise Interactive With Mildred Culp

Never give up on where you want to be

Q: I’m one of the long-term unemployed, or I was until I took this job. My gut told me not to take it, but my need to get out of the house eve…

March 09, 2014 3:46 pm

Creativity gets results in the business world


March 02, 2014 3:46 pm

Estate Planning With Christopher Yugo

ESTATE PLANNING: Planning for a pet

In last week's column I wrote about the importance of including your pet in your estate plan. Well, maybe importance is a bit or an overstatem…

April 12, 2014 3:58 pm

CONSUMER AFFAIRS: Death of a flamingo

 While surfing the web I found an article about a flamingo that recently passed away.

April 05, 2014 9:38 am

Futures File With Walt Breitinger

FUTURES FILE: Chilly start for corn planting

Winter’s grasp continues to linger across much of the Midwest, forcing some farmers to wait for a thaw. Before they can plant corn, soil tempe…

April 11, 2014 12:12 pm

FUTURES FILE: Precious Metals Shine

Gold, silver, and platinum rallied sharply all week, trading Friday at one-week highs.

April 04, 2014 2:42 pm
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