Friday, October 24, 2014 Tishri 30, 5775
Wired with Michael Trantas
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Michael Trantas
Microsoft just rolled out a new program last month requiring customers to verify that they're running legitimate copies of the Windows operating system before they could use Windows Update Services provided on their Web site. The Windows Genuine Advantage 1.0 program is Microsoft's latest effort to stop people from pirating its software. When users log on to Windows Update, Microsoft...
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Neil B. Kauffman, JE Feature
Welcome to our new column! While my wife and business partner Barbara Drebing and I - we've run a fee-only financial advisory firm the past 23 years - have done an occasional article before, this is the beginning of "Mutually Yours," focusing on the mutual-fund industry. We will be alternating bylines in this space on a somewhat regular basis. First,...
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Money Maven with Craig G. Langweler
As a retiree, I am overweighted in bonds because of my need for income. Because I've been told bond prices go down when interest rises, how can I protect my principal from eroding? R.C. Philadelphia Not long ago, many investors were concerned with rising interest rates. In fact, the No. 1 perception in the market has been that rising interest...
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Clifford D. Schlesinger, JE Feature
Do you remember those advertisements from sunny Florida, where the spokesperson said, "Orange juice - it isn't just for breakfast anymore." The sponsors identified that it was a myth that a person could only drink orange juice in the morning and dispelled it with a catchy slogan. Another such myth is that endowment giving is only for the very wealthy...
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Investing with Fred D. Snitzer
A demographic tidal wave of aging baby-boomers, fast approaching age 65, is set to dive headfirst into retirement. A majority of them have worked hard for the past 40 years and, through diligent savings and some luck, have accumulated a modest but sizable nest egg. Having enjoyed their lives so far, they plan on enjoying their retirement as well, and...
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