The News-Herald : Personal Finance http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-news-herald en http://www.mainstreet.com/article/long-term-care-payouts-are-at-record-highs-meaning-you-pay-more-too Long-Term Care Payouts Are at Record Highs, Meaning You Pay More Too http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-news-herald/story/long-term-care-payouts-are-record-highs-meaning-you-pay-more-too/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Seniors are living longer, and that means a possible stay in a nursing home or other long-term care situation — along… Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:00:00 EST http://www.mainstreet.com/article/low-end-housing-boost-means-millennials-moving-out-of-the-basement Low-End Housing Boost Means Millennials Moving Out of the Basement http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-news-herald/story/low-end-housing-boost-means-millennials-moving-out-the-basement/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — You'd think homebuyers, given their druthers, would rather prices stayed low. But, in fact, a recovery in the low-end home market… Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:00:00 EST http://www.mainstreet.com/article/what-to-ask-a-potential-tax-preparer-before-you-start-a-working-relationship What to Ask a Potential Tax Preparer Before You Start a Working Relationship http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-news-herald/story/what-ask-potential-tax-preparer-you-start-working-relationship/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — When shopping for a professional tax preparer, here is a list of questions to ask candidates - 1. DO YOU HAVE… Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:35:00 EST http://www.mainstreet.com/article/seattle-sports-fans-top-survey-of-being-clumsiest-with-their-phones Seattle Sports Fans Top Survey — of Being Clumsiest With Their Phones http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-news-herald/story/seattle-sports-fans-top-survey-—-being-clumsiest-their-phones/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — New England Patriot fans may feel that "deflate-gate" has taken some of the air out of their Super Bowl fun, but… Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:00:00 EST http://www.mainstreet.com/article/2015-student-loan-outlook-regulators-may-regulate-but-the-lenders-will-still-lend 2015 Student Loan Outlook: Regulators May Regulate, But the Lenders Will Still Lend http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-news-herald/story/2015-student-loan-outlook-regulators-may-regulate-the-lenders-will-still-lend/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — As it drew to a close, student loan observers were saying 2014 would go down as the year of regulation. The… Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:00:00 EST http://www.mainstreet.com/article/headache-sufferers-a-simple-remedy-to-a-costly-problem Headache Sufferers: A Simple Remedy To a Costly Problem? http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-news-herald/story/headache-sufferers-simple-remedy-costly-problem/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Kerrie Smyres knows about headaches. She has chronic migraines and headaches daily. No wonder she writes about them. Scott Noren,… Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:00:00 EST http://www.mainstreet.com/article/why-summer-youth-employment-has-experienced-a-40-decline-over-the-past-12-years Why Summer Youth Employment Has Experienced a 40% Decline Over The Past 12 Years http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-news-herald/story/why-summer-youth-employment-has-experienced-40-decline-over-the-past-12-years/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Amy Domiano, now 23, worked an internship every summer while attending college. “I was able to discover what I… Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:56:00 EST http://www.mainstreet.com/article/cutting-out-the-job-cuts-2014-saw-fewest-planned-job-cuts-since-1997 Cutting Out the Job Cuts: 2014 Saw Fewest Planned Job Cuts Since 1997 http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-news-herald/story/cutting-out-the-job-cuts-2014-saw-fewest-planned-job-cuts-1997/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — While no job is ever completely safe, it seems like a good time to be at ease at the job. Job… Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:30:00 EST http://www.mainstreet.com/article/is-civil-forfeiture-legalized-theft-are-police-profiting-from-it Is Civil Forfeiture Legalized Theft? Are Police Profiting from It? http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-news-herald/story/civil-forfeiture-legalized-theft-are-police-profiting-it/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Under federal civil forfeiture laws, law enforcement agencies can seize property involved in criminal activity. Of late, civil forfeiture has increased… Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:29:00 EST http://www.mainstreet.com/article/federal-government-opens-new-unit-to-help-independent-inventors-get-patents Federal Government Opens New Unit To Help Independent Inventors Get Patents http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-news-herald/story/federal-government-opens-new-unit-help-independent-inventors-get-patents/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Jill Bong had an idea, one born of necessity. A big city girl who’s gone country, Bong, an engineer, lost her… Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:15:00 EST