<![CDATA[Personal Finance News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/ en-us Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:00:17 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:00:17 CDT Personal Finance 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com State reaches settlement with foster parents over stipends http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98768617.html#storylink=rss The state Department of Human Services has reached an agreement with Hawaii foster parents to increase the amount it gives to families to cover the costs of rearing a foster child.

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 07:16:23 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98768617.html
Iowa at center of debate over 'shadow insurance' deals http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98759597.html#storylink=rss For cash-strapped life insurance companies, the deal sounds almost too good to be true: A state law allows them to create complex financial instruments to transfer liabilities to new subsidiaries, instantly wiping huge debts off their balance sheets.

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 01:22:01 CDT By RYAN J. FOLEY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98759597.html
Concerns arise about retirement savings in New Mexico http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98540392.html#storylink=rss New Mexico lawmakers have begun studying how to provide more private-sector workers with access to retirement programs.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 20:02:07 CDT By MORGAN LEE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98540392.html
Mylan launching cheaper, generic version of EpiPen http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/health-care/article98541602.html#storylink=rss The maker of EpiPens will start selling a cheaper, generic version of the emergency allergy shots as the furor over repeated U.S. price hikes continues — and looming competition threatens its near-monopoly.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 16:27:02 CDT By LINDA A. JOHNSON and TOM MURPHY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/health-care/article98541602.html
A strong market for financial advisors http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article98539522.html#storylink=rss SAN DIEGO - For LPL Financial Chief Executive Mark Casady, one key to success is not losing sight of your game plan in the midst of distractions.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By MIKE FREEMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article98539522.html
Rauner vetoes $15 wage for caregivers, expanded child care http://www.kansascity.com/news/article98587907.html#storylink=rss Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed measures that would increase wages for workers who care for those with developmental disabilities and expand a child care program for low-income families.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 16:57:11 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article98587907.html
Young updating filings to reflect farm stake, lease income http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98653487.html#storylink=rss U.S. Rep. Don Young is updating his financial disclosures to show ownership in a family farm dating to the 1990s and income from oil and gas leases, omissions that a Young spokesman called inadvertent but that Young's Democratic rival in this year's election characterized as a betrayal of trust.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 16:47:11 CDT By BECKY BOHRER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98653487.html
ITT Educational Services stops enrolling new students http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98653472.html#storylink=rss The for-profit college chain ITT Educational Services has stopped enrolling new students.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 16:37:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98653472.html
McCain challenged, battles for House top Arizona primary http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98681502.html#storylink=rss Longtime Republican Sen. John McCain made one last campaign stop Monday as he seeks his party's nomination against two primary election opponents ahead of what is shaping up to be a strong general election challenge.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 16:26:27 CDT By BOB CHRISTIE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98681502.html
Osawatomie State Hospital readies for recertification review http://www.kansascity.com/news/article98615397.html#storylink=rss Kansas officials say the conditions at Osawatomie State Hospital have improved since it lost its Medicare certification last year and that its psychiatric facility is ready for a federal inspection.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:27:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article98615397.html
Liz Weston: 5 money myths you probably believe http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98569867.html#storylink=rss Managing money can be complicated, and myths are often born from people's struggles to make it simpler. But simplistic solutions can cost you instead of saving you money.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:16:34 CDT By LIZ WESTON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98569867.html
California investors buy up Eugene apartment complexes http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98558387.html#storylink=rss A large apartment complex in Oregon has sold to a group of California investors for $31 million.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 09:01:25 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98558387.html
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98551397.html#storylink=rss The Detroit News. August 25, 2016

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 08:06:19 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98551397.html
German plan would make mothers reveal child's biological dad http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98541222.html#storylink=rss Germany's Justice Ministry is proposing that mothers should be required to help identify their child's biological father to settle disputes over support payments.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 05:26:15 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98541222.html
Susan Tompor: October to bring new FAFSA headaches: What do you do next? http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article98539542.html#storylink=rss College students and their parents might feel like they've barely finished unpacking the U-Haul this school year when suddenly they face the unexpected chore of tackling the mind-boggling paperwork for financial aid for the 2017-18 academic year.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By SUSAN TOMPOR ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article98539542.html
How to keep your clueless student out of hock http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article98539527.html#storylink=rss ST. LOUIS - Lots of new high school graduates will soon be heading off to college. It will be their first time managing money on their own, and most will do just fine.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By JIM GALLAGHER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article98539527.html
Military families going with safer investments http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article98539537.html#storylink=rss Military families cope with all types of risk, including wartime deployment, the dangers of combat, frequent relocation and post traumatic stress.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By TIM GRANT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article98539537.html
Kids and Money: Scammers turn to iTunes gift cards to steal from college students http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article98539532.html#storylink=rss The latest scammer tool to pry money from unsuspecting college students? Try iTunes gift cards.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By STEVE ROSEN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article98539532.html
Pros and cons of online trading http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article98539417.html#storylink=rss Online trading continues to grow in popularity. More than 14 million households in the U.S. are signed up with an online trading service, according to data from Statista, a statistics company. Online trading offers access to almost any stock, bond or other type of security. It's a viable alternative to traditional brick-and-mortar brokerage firms.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By NATALIE CAMPISI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article98539417.html
The Journey: Will Uber drivers embrace new savings plan? http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article98539327.html#storylink=rss Ride-hailing platform Uber is test-driving retirement accounts in four cities, the latest in a series of government and private efforts to get workers left out of 401(k)s to save.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By JANET KIDD STEWART ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article98539327.html
Clinton could face mounting problem with health overhaul http://www.kansascity.com/news/article98538387.html#storylink=rss With the hourglass running out for his administration, President Barack Obama's health care law is struggling in many parts of the country. Double-digit premium increases and exits by big-name insurers have caused some to wonder whether "Obamacare" will go down as a failed experiment.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 02:21:21 CDT By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article98538387.html
Gail MarksJarvis: Pushing back retirement age to 70 would be harder on low-income workers http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article98431667.html#storylink=rss It sounds like a simple fix to the nation's immense problem of funding Social Security and Medicare for an aging country - just get everyone to work to 70 and the math works out a lot better.

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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By GAIL MARKSJARVIS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article98431667.html
In varied ways, costs of New Jersey bridge scandal add up http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98450742.html#storylink=rss With soaring approval ratings and prospects of a landslide re-election in the fall of 2013, it appeared little could slow New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's political ascension.

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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:07:10 CDT By DAVID PORTER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98450742.html
Can Clinton save health overhaul from its mounting problems? http://www.kansascity.com/news/article98434642.html#storylink=rss With the hourglass running out for his administration, President Barack Obama's health care law is struggling in many parts of the country. Double-digit premium increases and exits by big-name insurers have caused some to wonder whether "Obamacare" will go down as a failed experiment.

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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 09:32:05 CDT By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article98434642.html
Big costs for little ones http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98448702.html#storylink=rss Child care is a major expense for many American families and can be difficult to manage.

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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:02:08 CDT By SARAH SKIDMORE SELL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98448702.html
Ohio releases 2nd report card on Medicaid managed care plans http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98442522.html#storylink=rss A state report card has found that health plans serving most Ohioans in the Medicaid program are doing average or better when it comes to how their doctors communicate with them.

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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 10:37:07 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98442522.html
Studies: Illinois' fixed-tuition law drives up others' costs http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98440792.html#storylink=rss The Illinois law that locks in tuition rates for in-state students appears to have the unintended effect of driving up tuition for out-of-state students and fees for all, according to a pair of studies from University of Illinois researchers.

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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 09:16:17 CDT By DAVID MERCER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98440792.html
Filing, payment extensions for those affected by flooding http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98432727.html#storylink=rss State tax extensions are available to Louisiana taxpayers whose homes, business and critical tax records are located in 20 parishes designated as federal disaster areas following recent flooding.

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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 03:36:14 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98432727.html
Owner of Vermont ski resorts seeks assets to pay legal fees http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98329647.html#storylink=rss The owner of two Vermont ski resorts who's accused of defrauding foreign investors of more than $200 million through a visa program is asking a judge to release some of his frozen assets to pay his legal fees.

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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 12:41:18 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98329647.html
Haleys' income and charitable giving falls over last 2 years http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98083322.html#storylink=rss South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and her husband earned a combined $171,000 in 2015, a steep drop from two years ago and the couple's lowest income of her tenure, according to 2014 and 2015 tax returns she allowed reporters to view Friday.

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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:22:03 CDT By SEANNA ADCOX ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98083322.html