| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:11 AM
Financial Tips for a Healthy New Year
When we clearly define and articulate the financial accomplishments we would like to achieve, we are more focused and motivated to achieve them.
Develop a Budget
This will help you...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 9:56 AM
Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. The shooter's mother was also killed Friday. Stories of the adult heroes of this tragedy and tributes to the children who lost their...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:14 AM
NEW YORK -- Citigroup announced it will cut 11,000 jobs as part of plan to trim costs, the first major initiative from the bank's new CEO, Michael Corbat.
The bank will also take a $1 billion pre-tax charge during the fourth quarter, and approximately...
| May 17, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Tesla Motors shares are trading at about $90 and could easily top $100, buoyed by its ability to tap capital markets for about $1 billion through its announced sale of stock and convertible notes.
It is an impressive performance that will help the...
| May 17, 2013
| 5:45 PM
No one ever said the economic recovery would be pretty.
California eked out more growth in April as employers added 10,400 jobs, bringing the net total added over the year to 273,000. The state's unemployment rate dropped to 9% from 9.4% the month...
| May 11, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Even if death and taxes are the only things certain in life, state legislators say they can never be certain about death taxes.
With no crystal ball and no idea when spectacularly wealthy Connecticut residents might die, state officials make an educated...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 8:17 PM
The trial of two people accused in the brutal beating of Natasha McShane three years ago is set to begin Sept. 9.
The date was settled at a court hearing Monday, just a day short of the third anniversary of the morning when McShane and her friend...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 10:59 AM
ING U.S. Inc., a unit of Dutch financial services group ING Groep NV, filed to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering as its parent complies with a European Union mandate to split its businesses.
ING Groep is splitting its banking and...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 4:28 PM
While uncorking a pitch in June for the Lansing Lugnuts, Bryan Longpre felt a pain shoot through his right elbow.
Longpre, a 2005 Crescenta Valley High graduate, had an idea that he damaged a ligament in his elbow. He continued to pitch, though the...
| Apr 1, 2013
In 1972, Jim Reynolds was less than two months shy of graduating from Chicago Vocational High School, with plans of becoming a television repairman.
Raised in Englewood on the city's South Side, he had been studying the trade for two years when his...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 9:42 AM
NEW YORK -- In the days since Superstorm Sandy pummeled much of the Northeast with severe winds and torrential flooding, donations to the American Red Cross have been pouring in.
The agency received nearly $35 million through early Friday morning, said...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 7:13 AM
U.S. stocks fell sharply at the open Wednesday, as investors focused on how President Obama plans to avoid the fiscal cliff after he won re-election Tuesday night.
Worries about the European economy also resurfaced, putting more pressure on global...