- Created on Wednesday, 21 August 2013 23:12
For movies opening Aug. 23, 2013
BIG BUDGET FILMS
"The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" (PG-13 for intense violence and suggestive content) Lily Collins stars in this adaptation of the Cassandra Clare fantasy novel of the same name about a Brooklyn teenager who discovers that she's descended from a long line of half-angels locked for generations in battle with a host of demonic creatures. Cast includes Lena Headey, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Jamie Campbell Bower.
"The World's End" (R for sexual references and Pervasive profanity) Sci-fi comedy, set in England, about five friends (Simon Pegg, Eddie Marsan, Martin Freeman, Paddy Considine and Nick Frost) who unwittingly reunite for drinks for the first time in decades during an invasion of the planet by alien robots. With Bill Night, Pierce Brosnan and Rosamund Pike.
- Created on Tuesday, 20 August 2013 16:37
MONEY MATTERS Because of tax changes that take effect in 2013, some upper-income households are facing the prospect of higher tax rates on investment earnings.
The potential for taxes to claim a larger share of investment earnings means that many people might take advantage of opportunities to invest in tax-deferred retirement plans such as 401(k)s and IRAs. Of course, many factors other than taxes should influence investing decisions, including your investment goals, time horizon, and risk tolerance.
The following rate increases explain why you might consider the tax implications of investment decisions.
- Created on Tuesday, 20 August 2013 17:00
ON OUR WAY TO WEALTHY Breaking into retail is never easy, which is why Tiffany Greenlee tapped into her creativity and obtained a kiosk in the Wolfchase Galleria to give herself a leg up.
Rather than wait for her candles to be in every retail store, Greenlee decided to create her own retail opportunity and now envisions a chain of kiosks across the region.
Carlee McCullough: Tell us a little bit about yourself.
Tiffany Greenlee: I wear many hats! I am a mother of three boys, one of whom has autism. I am a wife, a published author and a nurse by profession. I am an advocate for autism and currently sit on the board of The Autism Lives Foundation. I am a very humble God-fearing woman.
CM: How and when did you begin your career in the candle making industry?
- Created on Tuesday, 20 August 2013 16:31
In the grand scheme of music, it's pretty safe to say that the average rapper has the career span of a housefly. That's not very long by the way.
Musical history screams out that anyone looking to get into the game of music in general should have a "Plan B" to fall back on. Those who are looking to get into the rap game should already be involved in their Plan B before they even get started. While some have a Plan B already in effect, others have sort of discovered their back-up plan in the process of carving out a career. And then there are those for whom it takes a little longer to bounce back.
Rapper Coolio has decided to take a different career route these days. He has chosen to auction off of the royalties of his music catalog to fund his new career. He released a cookbook in 2009 called "Cookin' With Coolio" and was featured on the Food Network series "Celebrity Chefs."
- Created on Tuesday, 20 August 2013 08:24
Born in Baton Rouge, La. on March 1, 1966, Don Lemon anchors CNN Newsroom during weekend prime-time and serves as a correspondent across CNN/U.S. programming. Based out of the network's New York bureau, Lemon joined CNN in September 2006.
An Emmy and Edward R. Murrow Award winner, Lemon recently caught a lot of flak from a number of African-American pundits for agreeing with Bill O'Reilly's criticisms of the African-American community, especially since he even suggested that the conservative talk show host hadn't gone far enough.
Here he talks about "We Were There: The March on Washington – An Oral History," which debuts on CNN on Friday, Aug. 23. The special is set to debut on CNN on Friday, Aug. 23.