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Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

Why Indy must invest in early childhood education

September 20, 2014 12:00 am

Video blackouts impede baseball online

LAPORTE | Major League Baseball shows what can be done right when it comes to making its games available on the Internet. It also underscores frustrations fans have with online sports coverage in general: The business of sports is set up to feed TV sets, and Internet viewers are an afterthought.

August 20, 2014 1:57 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Help your children manage their money

GUEST COMMENTARY: Help your children manage their money

Sometimes lost in the myriad of news stories lamenting the rise in college student debt is how good ole mom and dad can play a helpful role that has nothing to do with their income.

August 14, 2014 9:21 pm

Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

'Rita's law' could curb corruption

August 09, 2014 12:00 am
US consumer credit increases at slower pace June

US consumer credit increases at slower pace June

FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2007 file photo, credit card decals adorn a store window in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. The Federal Reserve reports on consumer borrowing data for June 2014 on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

August 07, 2014 2:25 pm
Northwest Indiana unemployment plunged in April

Northwest Indiana unemployment plunged in April

In January, the state's unemployment rate dropped to the lowest level since 2008, but joblessness rose month-to-month in winter storm-battered Northwest Indiana.

May 16, 2014 12:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Finances often a drag on graduation rates

GUEST COMMENTARY: Finances often a drag on graduation rates

Purdue University Calumet will present its 50,000th degree this spring. Each year, the university awards more than 1,100 bachelor's and master's degrees to students who go on to successful careers or further their educations in graduate school.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am
Indiana unemployment rate falls under 6 percent

Indiana unemployment rate falls under 6 percent

In January, the state's unemployment rate dropped to the lowest level since 2008, but joblessness rose month-to-month in winter storm-battered Northwest Indiana.

April 21, 2014 12:30 pm
Indiana unemployment rate falls by 0.3 percent

Indiana unemployment rate falls by 0.3 percent

In January, the state's unemployment rate dropped to the lowest level since 2008, but joblessness rose month-to-month in winter storm-battered Northwest Indiana.

March 28, 2014 12:30 pm
Indiana unemployment rate plunges by 0.4 percent

Indiana unemployment rate plunges by 0.4 percent

In January, the state's unemployment rate dropped to the lowest level since 2008, but joblessness rose month-to-month in winter storm-battered Northwest Indiana.

March 17, 2014 12:30 pm

Centier to offer a free financial planning seminar

Centier Bank is offering a free financial planning seminar that will provide residents with tips on how to start or restart a personal financial plan.

January 25, 2014 12:00 pm

Insurers extend premium deadline under Affordable Care Act

WASHINGTON | Consumers worried that tight deadlines around the holidays and lingering computer problems could thwart their efforts to secure coverage under President Barack Obama's health overhaul will get extra time to pay, the health insurance industry said Wednesday.

December 18, 2013 12:50 pm
TWITTER IPO

TWITTER IPO

Twitter signage is draped on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday in New York.

November 07, 2013 2:40 pm

Pet owners buy organic, raid fridge to feed Fido

Organic kibble? All-natural chow? Fido and Fluffy don't know it, but their owners want them to eat better, and they are forking over big bucks to make it happen

October 29, 2013 11:40 am

EDITORIAL: Student loans shouldn't be school of hard knocks

The high load of student debt — almost 1 in 5 adults in the United States owes money on student loans — should concern everyone.

June 14, 2013 12:00 am
Review: Pinterest update cleaner, easier to manage

Review: Pinterest update cleaner, easier to manage

NEW YORK (AP) — Don't worry, Pinterest fans: Your sprawling virtual pegboards of wedding dresses, handmade jewelry, craft projects and food porn haven't changed dramatically. They're just easier to manage.

May 12, 2013 12:00 am

$20 in my pocket: Celebs also hit the thrift shops

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis aren't the only ones poppin' tags at thrift shops.

March 12, 2013 12:00 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
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
GUEST COMMENTARY: 6 percent annually in 401(k) isn't enough

GUEST COMMENTARY: 6 percent annually in 401(k) isn't enough

The three-legged stool of retirement planning is collapsing.

January 15, 2013 12:00 am
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