SPRINGFIELD | An Illinois agency manager might have to delay retirement. A former university secretary wonders if she'll have to cancel vacations. A state office assistant fears he won't be able to afford the medical care his wife needs.
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.
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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.
How can you make sure that you keep your promise to take control of your finances and make your money work for you?
The three-legged stool of retirement planning is collapsing.
LOS ANGELES | The start of a new year inspires many of us to commit to get fit and live healthier.
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.
Achieving your financial goals can sound like a daunting New Year’s resolution if you aren't organized when it comes to your money. But by planning ahead, you can more easily improve your financial situation.
WASHINGTON | America's historic health care overhaul, certain now to touch virtually every citizen's life, narrowly survived an election-year battle at the Supreme Court on Thursday with the improbable help of conservative Chief Justice John Roberts.
INDIANAPOLIS | A major online stock brokerage has agreed to repay Hoosier investors misled about the safety of the auction-rate securities market.
The selection of an administrator to manage a $25 billion national settlement reached with five large mortgage servicers earlier this year could bring many Indiana and Illinois borrowers relief on their mortgages.
This is the latest in artist Mitch Markovitz's series of Short Shore Line illustrations done exclusively for The Times.
Many teenagers in today's society are more then willing to ask mom and dad if they can borrow the debit card to go to the movies, go to the mall, fill up their gas tank, or whatever else they might need to spend money on to have a good time.
BERKELEY, Calif. | Last year, California catcher Chadd Krist turned down close to $50,000 to return for his senior season in college rather than sign with the White Sox as a 13th-round draft pick.
The economy may be healing, but banks are still suffering from a housing hangover. JPMorgan Chase spent $3.2 billion last year to fight lawsuits, almost all of them over poorly written mortgages.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage fell to a record 3.91 percent this week, the third time this year that rates have hit new lows.
Dexter's social calendar this holiday season is chock-full of travel plans, party invites, new clothes, special meals and trips to see Santa Claus.
Salty and sweet. Savory and rich. It's the treat for chocolate fans who think they've tried it all. It's caramel bacon peanut bark.
Small Bundt cakes are an easy and elegant gift to give.
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