Telling it like it is

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Anyone who cares about business in the state of Connecticut should read the lead editorial in Saturday’s (8/29) Wall Street Journal. According to the well-researched and written piece, since the enactment of the state income tax in 1991 by then-Gov. Lowell Weicker, the Connecticut has seen zero net job creation, and a population outflow of […] [Read More]
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Julie Jason book signing

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Hearst Connecticut personal finance columnist Julie Jason brought highlights of her new book, The AARP Retirement Survival Guide: How to Make Smart Financial Decisions in Good Times and Bad, to a standing-room-only crowd Wednesday afternoon at Barnes & Noble at the Stamford Town Centre.  There will be video if I can ever figure it out… [Read More]
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Cash for doing the wrong thing

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A few years ago I traded in an SUV for a Pontiac Vibe, and upped my fuel efficiency from about 18 MPG to 28.5 MPG.  I got $1,500 for the trade in because my Blazer had pretty high mileage and with gas prices going up the value of a gas hog was going down. But […] [Read More]
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