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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Abraham Shakespeare could barely read, only write his name in block letters and had given away most of his $17 million in lottery winnings when he became friends with Dorice "Dee Dee" Moore, a calculating woman who later became...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterMore than 200 people, many of them age 20 to 30, lined up at Barnes & Noble in the U.P. Mall. And it was still a good 40 minutes before Dave Ramsey was to arrive Thursday. Sitting in his touring bus a few minutes later, a gracious Ramsey seemed genuinely...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican congressman who has organized controversial hearings into radical Islam called Muslims "part of the mosaic" of America Wednesday and said they shouldn't feel threatened or intimidated by his inquiry. "If there is...
SOUTH BEND – While the stock market continued its downward trend, gold prices hit an all-time high Monday. Many people see that precious metal as a safer way to invest their money, but is it a smart one? And is now the time to sell any old jewelry...
Paul ReasonerI am 55 years old and plan on retiring in 7 years. My wife and I both work and have saved religiously in our IRAs. Together we have a little more than $500,000 in those plans. I understand that since all the money invested in those plans were pre-tax...
Paul ReasonerRecently my mother passed away and left my sister and me her $300,000 IRA. We met with her advisor and she suggested that we should divide the IRA into two equal portions and roll them over to my sister and me. She explained that neither of us would owe...
Paul ReasonerMy wife and I have always wanted to have a Roth IRA but were never eligible because of our income. As you know under the new law it is possible to convert our regular IRAs to the Roth’s. Most of our retirement assets are in 401-Ks and they cannot be...
Paul ReasonerI've got myself in quite a jam and I could really use some advice. About 5 years ago I took out a home equity laon to fix up the house. It was paid off but my wife and I agreed that we wanted to re-do the kitchen and bathrooms as well as adding a sun...
The WatcherOn my May visit to the "Sons of Anarchy" set in Los Angeles, I spoke with creator Kurt Sutter and four cast members. For Sutter's thoughts on where the Sons are heading in Season 3, look here and here. My interview with Ron Perlman, who plays the...
WASHINGTON — Here's a heads-up for the growing ranks of seniors whose post-retirement monthly incomes aren't sufficient to qualify for a mortgage under today's tough underwriting standards: Thanks to a rule change by the largest players in the...
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The quest by states and mutual fund companies to capture the $179 billion that people are saving for college in 529 plans has led to improved investments and more reasonable fees for college savers. In a study of the plans offered by states throughout...
Q: I'm 24, married with a child and in medical school. Thanks to my wonderful parents I will graduate with no debt. I'd like to start saving for retirement now. I don't have a job, so I can't use a 401(k) or Roth IRA. Is there another account I could...
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