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Looking Deeper -- Foreclosed Upon Property Sale

Donna Larner Lavery | Posted 05.23.2012 | Business
Donna Larner Lavery

I was contacted by a woman named Leslie this week, in hopes that I could assist her in resolving an issue she was experiencing in the purchase of a foreclosed upon property. This was an issue where transparency and authenticity really moved things along.

The Many Facets of Robert Davi: Actor, Singer, Writer, Director and Patriot

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.01.2012 | Celebrity
Ellen Sterling

Davi has one of those faces that cause people to walk up and point their finger as they try to recall how they know him. Then they realize they know him as Jake, the brother who sang opera in The Goonies, as villain Franz Sanchez in Bond film License To Kill or from any of his 100+ movies and TV shows.

No Public Education, No Democracy

Simone Harris | Posted 08.16.2012 | Education
Simone Harris

Vultures and their corporations are poised to supply the artificial heart of learning to a wounded public school system they fully intend to finish off. But they won't succeed because our communities are going to fight for our beloved schools.

Who Else But the Fed Will Rescue Real Estate?

Harlan Green | Posted 03.14.2012 | Business
Harlan Green

It is time for the banks holding all those vacant homes to get them off their books and back into the real economy. And who else can put their feet to the fire?

SLIDESHOW: #GoodSpotting Shares Random Acts Of Kindness With The World

Posted 12.12.2011 | Impact

Did you catch someone going out of their way for a neighbor, or meet some great volunteers at a food shelter? Share it via #GoodSpotting! The Case ...

Missouri Mom On Mission To Builds Playgrounds For Every Child

O'Fallon Patch | Posted 06.12.2012 | Impact

Natalie Blakemore used to hate playgrounds. The O’Fallon, Missouri mother dreaded the monkey bars, slides and brightly colored play areas that we...

Planned Layoffs Steeply Drop In October

Posted 01.02.2012 | Business

NEW YORK - The number of planned layoffs at U.S. firms dropped in October after hitting a more than 2-year high the month before, while seasonal posit...

"Standard" Credit Default Swaps on Greece Are a Sham and It's Not a Surprise

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

Anyone that bought sovereign credit protection on Greece after accepting ISDA "standard" documentation without modifying the language will now find that they are on the wrong side of an "arbitrage."

CO Springs Radio Host: If I Say Chewbacca, What Do You Think of? Michelle Obama?

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.03.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Colorado Springs talk-radio host Jimmy Lakey was sitting at a cigar club at some point, he didn't say when, and he heard someone refer to Michelle Obama as "Chewbacca."

Emergency Relief Funds Help Artists in Dire Need

Daniel Grant | Posted 11.20.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

A high percentage of artists and craftspeople have no health or studio insurance, creating a small margin for any type of sickness or accident that may occur.

Don't Blame Fannie and Freddie!

Harlan Green | Posted 09.19.2011 | Business
Harlan Green

Banks and other commercial lenders withdrew from financing the housing market, leaving government to clean up the mess. So the government subsidy is a very cheap price to pay to keep housing from collapsing completely.

Veteran Investors Share Their Top Pitch Pet Peeves

Angela Haines | Posted 09.10.2011 | Business
Angela Haines

Recently, two seasoned women investors shared their experience about why some pitches don't persuade investors to write checks.

California Versus the Valley of Death

Don C. Reed | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics
Don C. Reed

There is a place you will not find on any map. It has no physical location. But it is real nonetheless, and a danger to all mankind. It is the Valley of Death, where new medicines die.

M&A: Increasing Your Company's Sales Price With New Products

Larry MacDonald | Posted 05.30.2011 | Business
Larry MacDonald

In anticipation of selling a company, it may be advantageous to identify new market needs and have a number of attractive opportunities in the development pipeline to sweeten the deal.

Amazing Renderings Of BOOM!, A Luxe LGBT Retirement Community

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

BOOM, a $250 million community in Rancho Mirage near Palm Springs, is still in the early stages of development but set to break ground in 2012. The hi...

Jobs Lost to Deep Drilling Ban Less Than Predicted

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan Buchanan

The Gulf Coast remains banged up and broken from BP's spill. But worries that Louisiana workers would be hit hard by the federal drilling ban still haven't materialized.

Making Clicks Count -- A New Way To Shop Online

The Huffington Post | Abby Wendle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

This week, we're profiling the Young Global Leaders attending the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Shopaholic and do-g...

Violette Selzer, Nurse At A Free Clinic In Ohio

The Huffington Post | Abby Wendle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Violette Selzer retired from nursing when she was 66 -- her retirement lasted 6 months. "I was bored!" she exclaimed. So she called up her frien...

High Unemployment Could Kill Corporate Profits In 2011

The Huffington Post | Abby Wendle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Despite an extended period of growth and expectations of the most profitable fourth quarter ever, more than a few corporate giants are facing little t...

Fishermen Cling To Livelihoods During Spill Recovery

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan Buchanan

Louisiana's commercial fishermen are "disaster veterans," trying to hang on, while the local seafood industry struggles to recuperate from BP's oil sp...

Lunching For Longevity: Anti-Inflammatory Eating

Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

Advertisements are plentiful for all kinds of products and supplements that purport to improve longevity or fend off disease. What may be harder to find, however, are ways you can influence these yourself.

Norm Brodsky, CitiStorage: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.30.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Waxman and Markey's Hydraulic Fracking Smackdown

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

Looks like the US Congress is going to crack down on the natural gas industry over the nasty process of hydraulic fracturing.

US Military Funds Afghan Warlords, Congressional Investigation Confirms

The Nation | Aram Roston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Security for key US military supply routes in Afghanistan is in the hands of a small group of powerful Afghan warlords who run a massive protection ra...

The 10 Best Employee Perks: Inc. Magazine

inc.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

At some places, work can't be all that bad. Inc. offers a list of 10 perks that lucky employees get at their companies--like the outdoor apparel maker...