Denise Wright, right, of Junior Achievement, teaches a group of girls about budgeting at the Money Smart Resource Fair at Indiana University Northwest on Saturday.
Family Nutrition Adviser Maria Turpin, of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service, discusses healthy eating on a budget at the Money Smart Resource Fair at Indiana University Northwest on Saturday.
In response to Mark Leyva's April 5 letter: Capitalism is materialistic and money-oriented in nature, corrupting the minds of people. Both morally and spiritually, it is like a poison.
Elnisha McIntyre, a a sixth-grader at Frankie McCullough Academy for Girls in Gary, speaks Thursday during a news conference at Indiana University Northwest. She won first place in the Money Smart Kid Essay Contest for her essay about converting vacant property in Gary to homeless shelter.
Indiana University Northwest Chancellor William Lowe, left, talks to Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and Ivy Tech Community College Chancellor Thomas Cooley during a news conference at IUN School of Business lobby to announce the winners of the Money Smart Kid Essay Contest on Thursday morning.
Point 1: Lake County needed to borrow $15 million. The income tax is to raise between $90 million and $135 million (1 percent and 1.5 percent respectively). Do they really need this amount of tax, or is this an attempt to revert to the status when the steel mills paid the bills and nobody cared?
President Barack Obama giving 5 percent of his salary to reduce the deficit is hilarious, given the enshrinement of his political organization into a tax-exempt not-for-profit entity called Organizing For Action, which receives the same tax treatment as St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.…
How can you make sure that you keep your promise to take control of your finances and make your money work for you?
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.
You may have heard (over and over) we can solve all woes by taxing the rich. The personal tax rate is more than 30 percent. All we ask is to increase your taxes, highest corporate taxes on Earth, and for you to create more jobs. Easy!
The recent presidential election process has certainly made us aware of one thing, if nothing else. We simply must do something to get big money out of the process! The spending for this election was obscene!
When I was a lad in the 1930s and 40s large scale gambling was illegal. There was a small handful of places that paid off the the right people so they could operate; the Big House in the Harbor, a place on Washington Street in Gary, and another on Ridge Road just west of Grant Street. And, o…
Reportedly, $8 billion will be spent on the 2012 election. Since the January 2010 “Citizens United” Supreme Court decision, far more money is involved, and by “dark money” conservative nonprofits (Crossroads GPS, Americans for Prosperity, American Energy Alliance).
I was born and grew up in Lansing. We always heard of people who hid money in Swiss bank accounts. We thought they were not very honest people.
Protesters are tearing down the American flag in various Middle East countries -- Egypt, Libya, Yemen, etc.
MERRILLVILLE | A local man's search for arrowheads turned up something much different.
Comedienne Phyllis Diller loved the idea of garage sales as a way to "turn trash into cash."
Here it is 2012 and we still have an archaic government and religious organizations with stockpiles of money, enough to end world hunger. One says tithe; the other says all members of Congress must pledge not to raise their taxes since the 1990s. If they do they vote for a tax increase, they…
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