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Reyer: Talks needn’t be boring

November 14, 2019, 6:00am Business

I often present to groups and have received feedback that my PowerPoint slides are dry (actually, the word “boring” was used). I agree but don’t know what to do to get more creative. Read story

Brunell: Greatest generation slipping into history

November 12, 2019, 6:00am Business

Just before Veterans Day, the last known Massachusetts survivor of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor died at age 98. With the passing of George Hursey, came the end of another chapter of World War II — the world’s most deadly conflict in which over 60 million people perished. Read story

Real Estate Advice: Is mortgage recasting for you?

November 11, 2019, 6:03am Business

Homeowners who want to shave off dollars from their monthly mortgage payment as well as save money on interest, might consider a mortgage recast. Read story

Social Security: Our lifetime commitment to you and yours

November 10, 2019, 6:02am Business

Social Security is here with information, tools, and benefits to help you secure today and tomorrow. Our journey together begins when you’re born and get your Social Security card. It continues when you get your first job and follows you through your entire career, marriage, and retirement. Our commitment is… Read story

Weston: D’oh! Why so slow on payments?

November 9, 2019, 6:02am Business

Here’s an illustration of the many ways slow payment systems can inconvenience you and cost you money. Read story

Personal Finance: Low interest rates may be here to stay; how to adjust

November 8, 2019, 6:05am Business

For the past year, interest rates have gone wildly off script, creating opportunity — and perhaps some problems — for your household finances. Read story

Reyer: A question about ‘just be yourself’

November 7, 2019, 6:02am Business

I hate it when people tell me to “just be yourself” when I’m uncomfortable. I’m just not sure what that means because I feel like I’m someone different in different parts of my life. How do I figure out who my authentic self is? Read story

Brunell: It’s time to work together

November 5, 2019, 6:02am Business

Now that President Trump’s impeachment process is formally underway, Democrats and Republicans need to avoid becoming completely absorbed by it. They must work together on other important issues such as immigration, health care, education, infrastructure, environment and trade agreements. Read story

Fried: 5 steps to saving up for a down payment

November 1, 2019, 6:05am Business

First-time homebuyer wannabes wrongly think they need to make a 20 percent down payment. In fact, there are plenty of ways to qualify for a mortgage with a down payment of less than 5 percent. Read story

Singletary: When a divorce leaves you broke, here’s how to find some financial balance

October 30, 2019, 6:03am Business

It’s hard enough when your marriage is broken, but what do you do when the breakup also leaves you broke? Read story