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  • Planning for retirement in the age of recession

    Some of the assumptions we've made for generations about the best way to save and plan for retirement may no longer be true. The decline in housing and stock prices beginning with the 2008 crash, and a decline in 401(k) matches from employers, has...
  • Financial elder abuse increases in a down economy

    World Elder Abuse Awareness Day recently occurred on June 15, and to mark the occasion, the recently created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is ramping up efforts to prevent scams targeted at the elderly. "The amount of money stolen from...
  • Calhoun In Charge From Day One, Then Got First Win In 1986

     Calhoun In Charge From Day One, Then Got First Win In 1986
    STORRS — UConn was looking for a basketball coach and Tim Tolokan, a member of the search committee, was doing what an old newspaper man does. He was making phone calls, taking notes. He kept them, too, and he recently re-read the note where...
  • Apopka's Martez Ivey, Chandler Cox to play in U.S. Army All-American Bowl

    Apopka's Martez Ivey, Chandler Cox to play in U.S. Army All-American Bowl
    Apopka juniors Martez Ivey and Chandler Cox have declared their intentions to play in the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Game in January. The annual event takes place in San Antonio, Texas, at the Alamodome. "It's definitely a big deal to me," said Cox,...
  • Orlando First Academy TE Garrett Williams earns rare scholarship offer from Stanford

    Orlando First Academy TE Garrett Williams earns rare scholarship offer from Stanford
    Scholarship offers to play football at Stanford University are rare. They don't hand them out to just anyone. That's why Thursday's offer from the Cardinal staff was met with such surprise and a certain amount of pride from Orlando First Academy tight...
  • Under the Radar | DBs: Winter Park's Cameron Gergley baffled by recruiting after breakout season

    Under the Radar | DBs: Winter Park's Cameron Gergley baffled by recruiting after breakout season
    Note: This is one in a series of stories about under-rated Central Florida senior college football prospects.   With players like Trent Harris and Gabe McClary on his team, Cameron Gergley is puzzled why he still sits without any major college...
  • Florida Gators offer scholarship to Apopka 2015 ATH Chandler Cox

    Florida Gators offer scholarship to Apopka 2015 ATH Chandler Cox
    Chandler Cox was pretty excited when he talked to Florida's Will Muschamp on Thursday morning and the Gators' head coach offered the Apopka athlete a scholarship. "I didn't even know what to say to him. He told me he'd like to offer me a full-ride...
  • Apopka junior Chandler Cox sees first UCF game and 'liked it a lot'

    Apopka junior Chandler Cox sees first UCF game and 'liked it a lot'
    Apopka’s jack-of-all-trades Chandler Cox got a taste of the UCF atmosphere Saturday night during the No. 15 Knights’ victory over Houston and he liked it ... a lot. “It was a lot of fun. That was my first UCF game and it was pretty...
  • West Orange DE Brandon Wilson gets first 2 offers Mississippi St., Charlotte

    West Orange DE Brandon Wilson gets first 2 offers Mississippi St., Charlotte
    West Orange defensive end Brandon Wilson finally received his first college football scholarship offers this week from Mississippi State and Charlotte, both coming on Super Bowl Sunday. Mississippi State came first for the 6-foot-3, 240-pound rush end,...
  • Paul J. Sally, mathematics professor at U. of C., 1933-2013

     Paul J. Sally, mathematics professor at U. of C., 1933-2013
    To some students, University of Chicago professor Paul J. Sally Jr. was "mathematics, personified," said Shmuel Weinberger, chairman of the school's mathematics department. Known for his contributions to the field of harmonic analysis, Mr. Sally had...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Jim Calhoun Photobombs Way Into Focus Of UConn's Tourney Snapshot

    Jeff Jacobs: Jim Calhoun Photobombs Way Into Focus Of UConn's Tourney Snapshot
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Satisfied, Jim? The attention is on you. There was Jay Bilas. There was Digger Phelps. There was Bruce Pearl. They were all talking about UConn so enthusiastically Friday on ESPN. Or rather they were talking how great it would be...
  • Does your company have a paltry 401(k) match? This could be why

    Does your company have a paltry 401(k) match? This could be why
    Is your company making a paltry contribution to your 401(k) retirement account? If so, this may be why. Companies that automatically place employees in 401(k) plans contribute less money to workers’ retirement accounts than companies that don't...