VALPARAISO | The city will feel the first impact of the new fire protection territory next month when, in addition to borrowing to pay the bills for the general operating expenses of the government, it also has to borrow to pay the bills for the fire territory.
MERRILLVILLE │ The Annual Meeting of the Regional Development Co. was a little more special Thursday as it was also a celebration of 20 years of serving the small business community of Northwest Indiana.
MERRILLVILE | Centier Bank reported $6.8 million earnings for the third quarter, which is down from the $7.2 million in profits the privately owned bank announced during the same period last year.
The banking sector has been improving gradually over the last couple years, and should continue to make positive gains, a Northwest Indiana banker said.
The first group completed a new broker/developer certification program that offers training on how to help 504 loan-eligible businesses get started up.
A South Bend-based bank with a big retail presence in Porter County plans to extend loans to federal employees who have been furloughed and businesses that are not getting paid during the government shutdown.
Conventional loans may be more tough on credit requirements. Home buyers should consider Federal Housing Authority loans.
INDIANAPOLIS | Be sure to take a close look at the "old" Indianapolis Motor Speedway during Sunday's race, because it soon will get some pricey upgrades, courtesy of Hoosier taxpayers and race fans.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has agreed to loan the Indianapolis Motor Speedway $100 million in state funds to pay for renovations, video boards and other improvements to the home of the Indianapolis 500 auto race.
INDIANAPOLIS | Lawmakers have replaced a Senate-approved plan giving $100 million in state funds to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a $200 million loan program fueled by slot-machine revenue from central Indiana's casinos.
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.
If you're considering buying a home, some experts think you should get a move on it.
Often misunderstood, reverse mortgage provides income for borrowers during retirement.
Like any sudden in-flow of cash, your tax refund presents an opportunity to spend your money wisely or foolishly.
Porter County loans to Lake County schools and municipalities are, we're told, “shaping up to be a profitable investment move." Really?
Porter County Treasurer Mike Bucko should know, but apparently does not, that when you get a return on investment over three times greater, you are taking at least three times more risk.
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