Plan, plan, plan — it’s never too early. This was the mantra at last week’s Senior Speaker Series event: Planning for your Family’s Future, sponsored by Senior Services of Alexandria and ACT for Alexandria. Temple Beth El Hebrew Congregation hosted a crowd or more than 100 for a panel discussion about the steps we all need to take to protect our assets and put our legal affairs in order.
TitleMax, LoanMax and Fast Auto Loans will be able to keep details about their business secret.
How many cars did TitleMax repossess last year? What was the average loan amount for LoanMax? How many judgments did Fast Auto Loans obtain against people who were so hard up for cash that they handed over the title to their automobiles? That’s all information that these companies handed over to state regulators last year. But according to a new ruling from the Supreme Court of Virginia, it’s also information that these companies can keep secret.
Brent Road house slips between county agencies.
Disrupted Projects Linger
Before the rush of the holiday season, local financial experts say it might be time for a money tune-up. What should one do and when? Three local money gurus offer their top tips for getting one’s financial house in order.
April is Financial Literacy Month.
Identity theft a growing problem.
Caregivers Scam Seniors at Leisure World
Annual financial reports say city and schools are operating judiciously.
Regardless of party lines, congratulations are in order for President Obama’s reelection as our 45th president of the United States.
News, issues and events that affected Reston last year
Looking Back at '06
Letter to the editor
Cold Spring’s Model U.N. teaches students science, current events, international affairs and plenty of diplomacy.
Resolve for a Resolution
Budget Woes Worse Than Feared
Keeping a home in order all year long.
There is no "why", just "how", at this event.
Be It Ever So Humble
Experts offer advice on raising financially savvy children.
“No matter how young a child is, they can always learn good money practices,” said Theresia Wansi, an associate professor of finance at Marymount University in Arlington, “What matters in life is not how much money you earn, but how you manage your finances. We hear stories all the time about people who make millions and end up broke.” Potomac, Md., resident Glen Buco, president of West Financial Services, says many financial advisers in his McLean office are also parents who are passing along penny-wise know-how to their children. “When their children receive money, the parents help them develop a budget using a “three bucket system,” said Buco. “One bucket is for saving, one is for spending and one for charity.”
Understanding credit freezes and other tools to protect your finances and identity.