Sun04202014

Hip Hop’s ‘mother’ deserves a salute

A lot of young people – I mean those who are still in their 20’s – have been asking me the same questions: Who was Sylvia Robinson? And why was she referred to as the “Mother of Hip Hop?”

Read more

While dieting, you may drop lbs. and ‘eating buddies’ – stay the course

Dear Lucy: Recently, I went on a serious diet and lost a lot of weight. ... But, I have also lost my friends that I used to hang out with. I had to stop going out to eat with them.

Read more

Tax-deferred investments, withdrawals and age

Withdrawing funds from a tax-deferred retirement account before the age of 59½ generally triggers a 10 percent federal income tax penalty.

Read more

Real estate professionals: The Investor

A successful real estate investor at a young age, Mike McGee’s focus is buying, selling and holding of properties.

Read more

Pay now or roll over? Choose wisely to sleep easy

If you receive a distribution from a qualified retirement plan, such as a 401(k), you need to consider whether to pay taxes now or to roll over the account to another tax-deferred plan.

Read more