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  • Obama says budget reflects values with money for schools, job training

    Obama says budget reflects values with money for schools, job training
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama unveiled a budget proposal Tuesday that increases spending on early childhood education, job training, high-tech manufacturing and urban redevelopment in an effort to shrink the gap between rich and poor. “Our...
  • Obama's budget would shift tax benefits from wealthy to poor

    Obama's budget would shift tax benefits from wealthy to poor
    WASHINGTON – President Obama will propose a series of changes to the tax code in a budget plan Tuesday that would shift benefits from top earners to middle- and lower-income Americans, the White House said. In his 2015 budget plan, Obama will...
  • How safe is your credit card, and how safe should it be?

    How safe is your credit card, and how safe should it be?
    The blockbuster theft of credit card data from Target during the holiday shopping rush was just one example of the way outdated cards are leaving Americans more vulnerable to fraud and identity theft than shoppers are in other developed countries. The...
  • Counting assets before paying for college

    Dear Liz: We have a son who is a high school junior and who is planning on going to college. We met with a college financial planner who suggested we put money in a whole life insurance policy as a way to help get more financial aid. Is that a good idea?...
  • L.A. City Council moves toward fracking ban

    L.A. City Council moves toward fracking ban
    Amid an outcry from worried residents and environmental activists, Los Angeles is poised to ban hydraulic fracturing, acidizing and other technologies used to increase production from oil and gas wells. The City Council voted unanimously Friday to start...
  • Regulator urges banks to give consumers free monthly credit scores

    Regulator urges banks to give consumers free monthly credit scores
    WASHINGTON -- With few Americans checking their credit scores annually, a top financial regulator is urging banks to make the information more easily available by including it for free on monthly credit card bills. The request from Richard Cordray,...
  • 'Hollywood Exit': Milken Institute report shows big film job gains in New York

    'Hollywood Exit': Milken Institute report shows big film job gains in New York
    A new report by the Milken Institute could provide fresh ammunition to proponents of an expanded state film and TV tax credit. Set to be released Thursday, the study entitled "A Hollywood Exit: What California Must Do to Remain Competitive in...
  • Data theft at Target hurt sales, earnings during holidays

    Data theft at Target hurt sales, earnings during holidays
    The massive theft of Target Corp. customer data contributed to a huge drop in fourth-quarter profit as the retailer scrambled to win back the trust of consumers and shore up its hobbled payments system. The Minneapolis-based chain reported that profit...
  • With ice melting, U.S. pushes for limits on fishing in Arctic Ocean

    With ice melting, U.S. pushes for limits on fishing in Arctic Ocean
    SEATTLE — U.S. officials are heading to Greenland for a three-day meeting to persuade other Arctic nations to place a moratorium on high-seas fishing in the Arctic Ocean, where climate change is melting the permanent ice cap and allowing trawlers in...
  • Jonathan Gold | L.A. restaurant review: Guerrilla Tacos rolls up in high style

    Jonathan Gold | L.A. restaurant review: Guerrilla Tacos rolls up in high style
    If you are the guy who lifted my iPhone last year, you may have noticed that the camera roll was as rich in taco snapshots as it was lacking in selfies — my inner life tends to be measured out in radishes, meat and limes. If you peered closely at...
  • Keep credit cards active without slipping into debt

    Dear Liz: Recently I've paid off almost $20,000 in credit card debt and am determined not to go down that path again. Because I haven't used these cards in a while, though, I'm starting to get notifications from the credit card companies that they're...