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A retirement planner, 69, lays out her own exit strategy

April 23, 2014

After 18 years with an investment firm and a banking career before that, Christine Fahlund is finally getting a chance to practise the preaching. As senior financial planner for T. Rowe Price, Fahlund, 69, has been the company’s public face for retirement planning services and has collaborated on its retirement services offerings as about...
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Ukraine government resumes offensive, hopes for more U.S. help

April 23, 2014
Ukraine government resumes offensive, hopes for more U.S. help

KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s government has formally ended an Easter truce and is relaunching the “active phase” of an “anti-terrorist operation” to eliminate armed pro-Russian separatist groups in the east, First Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Yarema said on Wednesday. Reuters: Top News
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Which Superhero Are You, When It Comes to Saving?

April 22, 2014
Which Superhero Are You, When It Comes to Saving?

Mintlife Learn about Mint.com or Sign Up | Log in Categories Apr 22, 2014 / By Mary Hiers Are you a superhero with your money? You are? Great! But here’s the thing — there are so many superheroes, and so many different ways to handle funds, that considering yourself a monetary superhero might actually...
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Canada’s middle class better off than U.S. counterparts: study

April 22, 2014

Canada’s middle class appears to have pulled ahead of their working counterparts in the United States, according to survey analysis conducted by a Luxembourg data centre and The Upshot, the New York Times politics and policy website. “After-tax middle-class incomes in Canada — substantially behind in 2000 — now appear to be higher than...
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Latest American Entertainment 2014 News

April 22, 2014

MLB Predictions 2014: American League MVP Award The American League MVP discussion in 2014 will come down to two guys. I know it. You know it. Every talking head, regardless of their typical interest in Major League Baseball, knows it. It is Miguel Cabrera and it is Mike Trout. It is the faux debate...
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6 things Jim Flaherty taught me about personal finance

April 22, 2014

Jim Flaherty’s picture has hung above my desk for as long as I can remember. That’s because we were both law students in Osgoode Hall Law School’s class of 1973 and his headshot is third row centre in the class composite. There were over 240 graduates in our year. Many have had stellar careers...
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Supreme Court Upholds Michigan’s Affirmative Action Ban

April 22, 2014

Photo Bill Schuette, Michigan’s attorney general, spoke at a press conference outside the Supreme Court in October. Credit Andrew Burton/Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a Michigan voter initiative that banned racial preferences in admissions to the state’s public universities. In earlier cases, including one from June concerning the University of...
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Inuit society conflicted over sale of hunted animals

April 21, 2014

IQALUIT, NUNAVUT—The hunter grabs one of his delicacies by its furry, frozen ear and waves it in the air. “Caribou heads for sale!” he cries. “Caribou heads for sale!” Eager for the makings of a tasty soup, customers flock to his table at an open-air market in Iqaluit, where fresh-from-the-land food has been on...
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Salem on TV: Too much toil and trouble

April 21, 2014

It’s hard to think of a better way to get rid of a bunch of bad witches than by throwing them into the current, hotly competitive Sunday night television schedule, where they’re almost certain to drown — or more likely be ignored to death. Salem, the first original series from basic-cable rerun stalwart WGN...
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Court orders U.S. to release memo on drones, al-Awlaki killing

April 21, 2014
Court orders U.S. to release memo on drones, al-Awlaki killing

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal appeals court ordered the U.S. Department of Justice to turn over key portions of a memorandum justifying the government’s targeted killing of people linked to terrorism, including Americans. Reuters: Top News
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