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My approach toward wealth changed in 1992 when I went to a Vanderbilt University alumni meeting and heard William Spitz, the college’s treasurer, give a talk about his book, “Get Rich Slowly: Building Your Financial Future Through Common...
The United States isn’t the only government that’s had its credit rating lowered. Two agencies also recently downgraded Kentucky’s bond rating. In reducing the commonwealth’s rating, Moody’s Investors Service pointed to...
You may not see it posted on your calendar, but Oct. 16 – 22 is National Save for Retirement Week. This annual event, endorsed by Congress, is designed to raise awareness about the importance of saving for retirement — so you may want to take...
“Fairness” apparently becomes hip only when it benefits the “Occupy Wall Street” crowd, which promotes a philosophy of wealth distribution while shunning gainful employment, respect for property and proper hygiene. What if the OWS...
The Winchester SunThe city Policemen and Firemen’s Pension Board improved its pension fund’s negative projected net income for 2012 by $27,600 compared to the 2011 projected amount of minus $100,500. The projected amount for fiscal year 2012 is minus $72,900....
Changing the focus in Frankfort is a challenge. But it’s possible when a compelling argument is made based on documented research reinforced with recommendations for practical solutions. That, in brief, has been the impact of “Leaky Bucket,&...
BOYLE DISTRICT COURT Cases handled recently in Boyle District Court, listed by name, charge, fine and jail sentence, where applicable, include the following. Court costs also were assessed in most cases. Ages and addresses are listed if available. Judge...
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One of my pet peeves as an editor is having to remember the plethora of name changes for programs that are part of the bureaucratic morass known as the federal government. It may be a misperception, but it seems to me that in the past 20 years, there have...
Henderson awarded scholarship Joshua Henderson has received a Kentucky Grocers Association/Kentucky Association of Convenience Stores scholarship in participation with The Kroger Co. and the Kentucky Grocers Education Foundation. Henderson is a 2010...
Tags: Economy, Human Interest, Health, Food Industry, Politics
Oh, the indignation at HB 208! Horrors! Horrors! We have a nation of makers and takers. Oh, there is a small percentage who need a hand up (not a handout), but if you do the research, you will find that it’s a perpetual and generational blight...
One of the oldest canards in existence today is that U.S. corporations pay staggeringly high corporate income taxes, and that we must therefore cut the corporate income tax rate to keep America “competitive.” While the statutory corporate...
Contributing columnistKentucky politics never lacks a rough-and-tumble side. In one sense, that’s good. I want policymakers to argue from the strength of their convictions, not just apply rubber stamps. But they must keep the heated debate centered on the issues....
Tags: Think Tanks, Executive Branch, Health, Radio, Kentucky
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