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Workweek works past 40 hours

September 30, 2014

Edward Poll, The Daily Record Newswire It seems that the more that Americans strive for a work-life balance, the more that such a goal becomes, well, out of balance. In the effort to excel, made more intense by the pressure of economics, trying too hard to ...

A primer on Medicare, from A to D

September 30, 2014

Stuart Paap, The Daily Record Newswire Here's some important information about keeping your clients' financial house in order. Today (drumroll please), it's a Medicare primer. Before we begin, two key facts: 1) To be eligible for Medicare, one must be 65 (unless ...

Police say forensic evidence links 2 cases

September 30, 2014

Former FBI profiler was struck by similarities between disappearances By Larry O'Dell Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - They both were walking alone, separated from their friends late at night on or near the University of Virginia campus. One was found ...

Alternatives to non-compete agreements

September 30, 2014

Richard Hunt, The Daily Record Newswire Historically, many employers required executives, managers, sales personnel, technical staffers, and other important employees to execute a non-compete agreement restricting them from working for a competitor. However, ...

Lower dividend yield but a better stock

September 30, 2014

Dear Mr. Berko:  I’m considering the purchase of 500 shares of TECO Energy because I’m attracted to its 5 percent payout and its potential growth in prosperous Florida. But my broker tells me that United Technologies, which pays only 2 percent, ...

The illusion of the always-available lawyer

September 30, 2014

Sybil Dunlop, The Daily Record Newswire As a relatively new lawyer, I've gone to some (perhaps silly) lengths to hide any evidence of my personal life from colleagues and clients. My office phone rolls over to my cell phone, creating the illusion that I am ...