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CPAs offer financial advice for the new year

NEW YORK —The first few weeks of the new year are a perfect time for Americans to ensure their financial house is in good order and set themselves up to achieve their monetary goals. To help Americans best position themselves for the year ahead, members of the American Institute of ...

There’s a brief window to save some cash in 2019

Most financial to-do lists focus on what you need to get done by Dec. 31, but there’s also a brief window early in the new year to save yourself some significant cash. Here are three tasks to consider doing now: AVOID TAX PENALTIES If you live in a high-tax area, have a bunch of ...

Erickson Jewelers gives ring kits to IM, Kingsford Public Safety

IRON MOUNTAIN —Erickson Jewelers in downtown Iron Mountain has joined with Jewelry Innovations to help first responders stay safe while wearing jewelry on the job. The company is providing free silicone rings for police, firefighters and paramedics, along with ring removal tools, ...

Perks and pitfalls: Four things to consider when changing jobs

The days of staying at one job for your entire adult life are largely gone. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average worker stays at each of his or her jobs for about 4 1/2 years, with young employees staying in their jobs about half that amount of time. Not all job changes ...

Farm offices to offer services

WASHINGTON D.C. — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that many Farm Service Agency offices will reopen temporarily in the coming days to perform certain limited services for farmers and ranchers. About 2,500 FSA employees will open offices today, Friday and Tuesday, ...