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DOE Needs Better Risk Management

An outside consultant hired by the White House to assess the Department of Energy’s hot-button green energy loan program suggests the agency hire a “chief risk officer” to better track companies backed by taxpayer-funded loans.

CPAC Panel: ‘Celebrate’ Citizens United Ruling

Anonymous political speech. Foreign money in U.S. elections. The proliferation of super PACs. How grave a threat do any of things pose to American democracy? Not much, according to a panel of conservative attorneys, who gathered Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C.

Financial Intervention For Your Parents?

Sometimes it’s hard enough just keeping track of your own finances. But, as many of us have learned, life gets even more complicated when your parents come to you for assistance with their money matters – or worse, when they don’t ask for help but really should.

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Menendez To Hold Field Hearing On “Saving Our Neighborhoods From Foreclosures”

PLAINFIELD — U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) will chair a field hearing of the Senate Banking Committee’s Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development on the topic of “Saving Our Neighborhoods from Foreclosures” at the Black United Fund Health and Human Services, 403 West 7th Street, Plainfield, beginning at 11 a.m. Friday.

Writer’s Block: Think Close Families Are a Thing of the Past? Read This.

Before I was ten years old, I learned a lot of things about life from my parents. At seven or eight, I could remember the sit-downs with mom and dad that I thought would be about one thing but ended up being about something else. No matter what the conversation was about, there was always a natural segue into a discussion about my parent’s general expectations for us as a family.