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  Two Swiss banks will this week outline their response to growing pressure from the U.S. to give up tax-evading American customers and the bankers who helped them.

Swiss banks to outline steps in US tax evasion row

Updated: 2/5/2012 04:06 PM

  Is work stressing you out? It may be other problems that only pros can detect. Anxiety disorders, stage-of-life crises or a wonky thyroid can overwhelm your coping mechanisms and turn every leisure moment into a giant red digital doomsday clock.

Let's talk about work stress, baby

Updated: 2/3/2012 11:37 AM

  Interest rates aren't budging anytime soon. That means it's time to rethink your financial strategy. For savers, the prospect of persisting low rates may mean it's finally time to consider alternatives to the savings accounts and certificates of...

Key moves for surviving low interest rates

Updated: 2/6/2012 07:13 AM

  Preparing for retirement is just part of the picture. You also have to prepare for the risk that, at some point, your thinking won't be as clear as it is today. Some of us will stay sharp (or sharp enough) into our 90s. Others will suffer declines...

Safeguards for aging investors

Updated: 2/3/2012 11:30 AM

  Banker Michael Jordaan is off duty and about to enjoy the fruits of his second job: wine farming. Jordaan, 43, head of FirstRand Ltd.'s retail banking unit, recently got the chance to buy back the family farm, Bartinney, which his father had sold.

Banker bets the family farm on winemaking

Updated: 2/3/2012 11:30 AM

  A recent study reveals the haves and have-nots of vacation time. Residents of France, Denmark, Spain and Brazil do vacation right: They got 30 days off a year and used them all, the study showed. The United States keeps company with the deprivation...

Global vacation habits and other travel news

Updated: 2/3/2012 11:29 AM

  A "for rent" sign once touted apartments at a neglected property in Naperville's historic district. When Jamie Berndt and Eric Wojeikiewicz saw that sign at 409 E. Chicago Ave., almost 15 years ago, they weren't looking to rent. They envisioned a...

Naperville house evolved from apartment complex

Updated: 2/3/2012 10:50 AM

  In the wake of the stabbing death at a Naperville bar over the weekend, one city council member is calling for tougher liquor laws for the downtown he says has gotten out of control.

Naperville council member wants tougher enforcement after stabbing

Updated: 2/6/2012 10:45 AM

  Given the state's financial predicament, lawmakers will need to consider every possible strategy for cutting the state's Medicaid budget this year, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services Director Julie Hamos says. Those strategies...

Illinois Medicaid official sees 'crisis'

Updated: 2/5/2012 01:03 AM

  Taxpayers looking to maximize their charitable deductions and save on taxes can replicate a strategy that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney uses. By donating stock directly to a foundation, Romney and his wife Ann eliminated taxes on...

Taxpayers channel Romney in gifting stock

Updated: 2/5/2012 07:55 AM

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