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TAKING STOCK: Differing philosophies

December 12, 2018

Dear Mr. Berko: This market frightens the heck out of me, and I’m scared my $263,000 individual retirement account will go up in smoke. I’m 42. Is there any way to avoid scary downturns? SS, Springfield, Ill. Dear SS: No! It concerns me, ...

'Angels' bring sleuthing skills to deadly disaster

December 12, 2018

By Jocelyn Gecker Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — They have become known as the Angels of Paradise. But there is nothing ethereal about them. They are online sleuths who know how to find people, and they have been putting their skills to use ...

Legal People ...

December 12, 2018

Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Jessica Busch has joined the firm's Troy office as Of Counsel. Busch focuses her practice on healthcare, corporate, mergers & acquisitions, administrative & regulatory, and corporate governance. ...

COMMENTARY: Among my biggest disappointments in politics

December 12, 2018

By Lee H. Hamilton The other day, a friend asked what surprised me most about politics. This may seem strange, but I’d never really thought about the question. My response was off-the-cuff but heartfelt. The biggest surprise is also among my biggest ...

TAKING STOCK: Investing in Mary Jane

December 12, 2018

Dear Mr. Berko: Three other people and I own a small company. We’ve been in business together for 14 years. We have a large 401(k) plan, in which we equally share, and I’ve been managing it since we took it over from an adviser in 2011. And ...

Legal People

December 12, 2018

Foster Swift attorneys Michael R. Blum, Lisa J. Hamameh, and Frank T. Mamat have been named to the 2019 Top Lawyers list by DBusiness magazine. All three attorneys practice from the firm’s Southfield office. Blum is listed in the area of Labor and Employment ...