finances

U-M: Many Families Are Underwater With Debts

According to a new University of Michigan report, about one out of every five U.S. households owe more on credit cards, medical bills, student loans and other noncollateralized debts than they have in savings and other liquid assets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2012

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Tips For A Home Wedding In Detroit

Don’t let cost and poor planning ruin your big day.

02/29/2012

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Aging & Finances: Does Mom Or Dad Need Help?

People plan for retirement but they don’t plan for growing old. From AgingParents.com, click for “Ten Warning Signs Your Parent Needs Help Handling Money”.

01/06/2012

OFIR’s Top Ten Investor Traps

The Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation released its annual list of traps that cautious investors should avoid when seeking to jump-start their investment portfolios.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2011

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Detroit Public Schools Reports Progress On Fixing Finances

It’s some news of improvement for the Detroit Public Schools as the district has managed to reduce its financial deficit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/21/2011

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Survey: Women More Concerned Than Men About Monthly Expenses

Saving enough for retirement is the biggest financial worry for men, but women are far more concerned about just keeping up with monthly expenses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2011

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State Treasurer Reviewing Flint’s Finances

A review is under way by the state treasurer’s office into Flint’s troubled finances.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2011

Twelve Questions Every Investor Should Ask In 2012

If the stock market is making your knees weak, or if news about the European Union is making you lose sleep, knowledge and professional guidance could be the key to maintaining your peace of mind and your wealth in 2012.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/01/2011

Having the Conversation with Your Parent

Anne Osmer Reporting Finances. Wills. Long-term care. Housing preferences. End-of-life care. Death. Not exactly cocktail party conversation, right? When it comes to discussing these topics with a parent, they can be downright contentious. Small wonder most people avoid bringing them up.

06/01/2010

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