Jobless seniors staying jobless longer

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNS NEWS) — In the last four years, there was a 6-fold increase in the number of Americans over 55 who had been unemployed for 6 months or more…

'No' is a complete sentence

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I'm a single dad with two teenagers at home. My 15-year-old son wants to open a checking account of his own, but he doesn't want me more…

Warren Buffett buying 63 newspapers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OMAHA WORLD-TRIBUNE) Warren Buffett made good Thursday on his promise to buy more newspapers, agreeing to buy 63 daily and weekly newspapers in the Southeast for $142 million more…

Big payouts to public workers for unused leave

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TCPalm.com) Reports of public employees receiving massive payouts for accrued paid time off has stunned many taxpayers and prompted some elected officials to re-evaluate the perk. Since 2007, more…

More private colleges offering tuition discounts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (McClatchy Newspapers) The cost of a college education continues to increase faster than inflation; a phenomenon that's roiling family budgets and spurring calls for action on Capitol Hill. more…

Lazy city workers 'faked' water-meter readings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Baltimore Sun) Two city water meter readers turned in phony numbers in at least two neighborhoods in recent months, the Department of Public Works acknowledged Tuesday, leading to more…