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BANKING: Interest rates remain low, but are bound to rise

BANKING: Interest rates remain low, but are bound to rise

Interest rates remain low, making it an ideal time for businesses to borrow money to expand or acquire other companies, said Horizon Bank executive vice president David Rose.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: After winning jackpot, how to invest it?

DOUG ROSS: After winning jackpot, how to invest it?

If you had won Tuesday's $400 million Mega Millions jackpot, how long would it take you to decide what to do with that money? I'm guessing it would take you a lot less time than for Porter County officials to reach a decision on the $140 million jackpot they received when they sold Porter Ho…

March 21, 2014 12:00 am Video
BANKING: Banks doing well despite decline in refinancing

BANKING: Banks doing well despite decline in refinancing

The banking sector remains strong despite in dip in mortgage activity and a wave of consolidations, a Northwest Indiana banker said.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
BANKING: Banks faring better, but consolidating more

BANKING: Banks faring better, but consolidating more

The banking sector has been improving gradually over the last couple years, and should continue to make positive gains, a Northwest Indiana banker said.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Porter County officials, start talking

The Porter County Council agreed last week to spend $1.1 million in interest from the county's nest egg to fund equipment and software upgrades for the E-911 system. That's understandable.

September 03, 2013 12:00 am
Freedom of choice

Freedom of choice

Freelancer using laptop computer

May 21, 2013 12:25 pm
Breaking the Bank

Breaking the Bank

February 26, 2013 11:31 am
Tips to Spring Clean Your Finances

Tips to Spring Clean Your Finances

Spring is a time of rejuvenation and fresh starts. And while spring cleaning closets, the garage and basement requires good old-fashioned work, new tools can help take the fuss out of sprucing up finances.

February 26, 2013 12:00 am
Tips for Buying a Home in Today's Market

Tips for Buying a Home in Today's Market

If you're considering buying a home, some experts think you should get a move on it.

February 26, 2013 12:00 am
How To Save More of Your Money

How To Save More of Your Money

How can you make sure that you keep your promise to take control of your finances and make your money work for you?

February 03, 2013 12:00 am
Resolve to Save More of Your Money in 2013

Resolve to Save More of Your Money in 2013

Two of the most commonly made and commonly broken New Year’s resolutions are saving money and paying off debt. These are promises we all seem to make to ourselves every year with every intention of seeing through. But somehow, we wind up in the same spot we were before. 

December 30, 2012 12:00 am
Former E.C. controller targeted in state audit

Former E.C. controller targeted in state audit

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's auditing agency is demanding East Chicago's former city controller personally reimburse $1,186.53 the city paid in late fees and interest while he managed the checkbook.

October 09, 2012 8:00 pm Related

Counties may get new options for unpaid property taxes

INDIANAPOLIS | Counties may be able to clear their backlogs of tax sale properties and get delinquent property owners back paying what they owe under legislation approved Tuesday by the Indiana Senate.

February 21, 2012 4:54 pm

Amnesty plan for unpaid property taxes clears Senate

INDIANAPOLIS | Homeowners delinquent on their property taxes are almost certain to get a chance to get current without paying fees or penalties.

January 31, 2012 5:58 pm

Ind. House approves amnesty plan for property tax penalties, interest

INDIANAPOLIS | Homeowners who owe penalties and interest on unpaid property taxes could get amnesty on those charges by getting current on their taxes.

January 27, 2012 2:20 pm

E.C. senator proposes interest, penalty amnesty for unpaid property taxes

INDIANAPOLIS | Homeowners delinquent on their property taxes could get a one-time waiver of interest and penalties under legislation approved by a Senate committee Thursday.

January 26, 2012 7:45 pm

Agency sending bills seeking unpaid Indiana income taxes

INDIANAPOLIS | Time to pay up.

July 13, 2011 5:45 pm
Economist: Don't play games with debt ceiling

Economist: Don't play games with debt ceiling

GARY | Believe it or not, the U.S. economy is in a period of expansion, an Indiana economist told an audience Monday.

July 11, 2011 6:00 pm Photos

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April 24, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Make amends to struggling governments

Porter County commissioners are moving forward with a plan to loan money to other units of local government that borrow for two years or less. On the face of it, it seems generous.

April 15, 2011 12:00 am
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