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Weston: Beware of advice from salespeople

February 22, 2020, 6:00am Business

A good rule of thumb when you’re trying to eat healthy is to beware of any food you see advertised. The most beneficial fare — whole grains, fruits, vegetables — tends not to have a marketing budget. Read story

Personal Finance: Millennials’ investments may be too risk-averse

February 21, 2020, 6:01am Business

An established line of psychological theory is that what we experience in late adolescence and early adulthood ends up having a large pull on our behavior throughout life. And economic gut punches pack a wallop. Read story

Reyer: Enjoy winter, spring is on the way

February 20, 2020, 6:05am Business

Full disclosure. It’s a really cold winter day and I’m looking for ways to make it until spring. Maybe you are, too! Read story

Brunell: American Legion’s focus on civics education notable

February 18, 2020, 6:05am Business

The 2020 race for the White House is heating up. It’s shaping up to be a referendum on America’s market-based economic system. The central question: is government or the private sector going to provide our basic products and services? Read story

Personal Finance: Near retirement? An income strategy to help

February 16, 2020, 6:01am Business

Just before retirement, there’s a huge job to tackle: figuring out how to create a stream of income that will make for an enjoyable retirement, without worries that your money will run out before you do. Read story

Weston: Navigating your most dangerous decade

February 15, 2020, 6:04am Business

Losing a job is almost always traumatic. In your 50s, job loss can be devastating — and devastatingly common. Read story

Personal Finance: Charitable giving is in for change this year

February 14, 2020, 6:00am Business

As the philanthropic landscape continues to evolve in 2020, expect these meaningful developments. Read story

Reyer: Indecision can undermine role at work

February 13, 2020, 6:05am Business

I’m struggling with making decisions. Even on small matters, I freeze. Read story

Brunell: Landfill no place for wind blades

February 11, 2020, 6:00am Business

While wind farms generate “greenhouse gas free” electricity, there is increasing concern over the rapidly growing number of worn out blades ending up in landfills. Read story

Weston: It pays to use those travel rewards

February 8, 2020, 6:05am Business

Amtrak’s “buy one, get one” spring sale got me started. Read story