July 18, 2020

Atlanta lowering flags indefinitely to honor Rep. John Lewis

ATLANTA — Atlanta will lower flags to half-staff indefinitely to honor Rep. John Lewis, who represented the city for more than 30 years in Congress […]
July 18, 2020

Minnesota House Democrats seek $168M to help businesses damaged in rioting

While the Trump administration turned down a request to help rebuild the Twin Cities after the riots sparked by the police killing of George Floyd, […]
July 18, 2020

Former U.S. Bank executive's run as CEO with a competitor ends

The former president of U.S. Bancorp’s wealth-management business for the ultrarich has resigned as boss of rival Cresset Capital Management. Michael Cole for several years […]
July 18, 2020

Fundamentals of saving for retirement

Most of us are not interested in holding down a job into our 80s, and nobody wants to be a financial burden on others, yet […]
July 18, 2020

Summer house hunting? Here are some key factors to consider

Summer is the priciest time to buy a home, but cost isn’t the only challenge in 2020. An uncertain economy and social distancing measures, both […]
July 18, 2020

How to plan for an unplanned retirement

When it comes to retirement, most of us can agree that sooner is better. Very few people commit 40-plus hours per week with the intention […]
July 18, 2020

It's worth the effort to weigh your options on long-term care costs

Q: The only area where my wife and I are financially vulnerable is long-term care. A health insurance broker let me know about a new […]
July 18, 2020

In writing, put precision first

How often must we hear the mantra of value in real estate? Location, location, location. Maybe not as often as we should hear the mantra […]
July 18, 2020

Lenders are slowly starting to offer jumbo mortgages again

Lenders are slowly and selectively starting to underwrite jumbo mortgages again after all but abandoning the market as the pandemic got underway. Since February 2020, […]
July 18, 2020

We might wear our masks yet if behavioral science is correct

Retailers like Best Buy Co. last week made shoppers’ lives better by requiring face coverings in their stores, and not just by making the stores […]