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OFF THE PRESS

November 14, 2018

The new American Bar Association book, "The Best Lawyer You Can Be: A Guide to Physical Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Wellness," is a comprehensive toolkit for lawyers that addresses the stress and emotional challenges that often come with a career ...

TAKING STOCK: College education not worth it

November 14, 2018

Dear Mr. Berko: My husband and I are in our 30s and make about $87,000 a year. We have a 10-year-old son, and we want him to go to college and become a doctor and make a good living. We're told a bachelor's degree will cost at least $125,000 in 2027. That's ...

LEGAL PEOPLE

November 14, 2018

Potestivo & Associates PC announces that it has been selected by MReport magazine, one of the country’s leading sources for mortgage banking news, as one of the “Top 25 Companies to Work For” in the mortgage and housing industries. Published ...

MAY IT PLEASE THE PALATE: Dinner with Johnny Depp and John Wayne

November 14, 2018

All's fair in love and competition. When a restaurant boasts of its connection with celebrity, it's good marketing. Think of all the autographed photos you've seen on the walls of certain restaurants, whether they're real or not. "Loved your pizza! Kisses, ...

NERDWALLET: Tools and tactics to do your own financial planning

November 14, 2018

By Anna-Louise Jackson NerdWallet In one particular chicken-and-egg debate, what comes first is clear: It makes sense to hire a financial adviser only after you can afford one - not in the hopes of building wealth someday. Financial advisers often require ...

MY TURN: Former state legislator finds daily inspiration from longtime governor

November 14, 2018

On November 4, my wife and I spent a good chunk of the day walking up and down neighborhood streets in suburban Troy, performing a civic duty by encouraging residents to vote on midterm Election Day and to specifically support a state proposal to do away with ...