A winning formula


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A winning formula

In 2008, on occasion of Public Bank's 40th anniversary, Datuk Paddy Bowie wrote an autobiography Teh Hong Piow: A Banking Thoroughbred . That book gave some insights into how founder and chairman Tan Sri Teh Hong Piow rose from being a clerk in Ove…

Money Smart Weekhelps Iowans managepersonal finances

COUNTY — Shelby Countians have a chance to brush up on money management skills during the sixth annual Money Smart Week taking place across the state of Iowa April 21?28.

Springfield Police for April 23

ID Theft A 34-year-old Brooklyn, N.Y. man was charged with access device fraud, identity theft, forgery, receiving stolen property, theft by deception and theft by unlawful taking following an incident at the Springfield Mall, 3:27 p.m., April 16, said…

A winning formula

In 2008, on occasion of Public Bank’s 40th anniversary, Datuk Paddy Bowie wrote an autobiography Teh Hong Piow: A Banking Thoroughbred . That book gave some insights into how founder and chairman Tan Sri Teh Hong Piow rose from being a clerk in Oversea…

Internet of Things? shares data without you; can be helpful, but there are privacy concerns

Smart vehicles, home security systems and web-connected appliances are becoming part of what’s known as the Internet of Things,? a growing network of objects creating and exchanging data without people directly involved.

Dial Up For Savings

If time is money then taking the time to call companies to see if you can get a lower rate or save some dough may be well worth it.

Audit finds College Illinois deficit remains

CHAMPAIGN — A state audit has found that the troubled College Illinois prepaid tuition plan continues to run a deficit as the agency that runs the program searches for a way get it back on track.

Robert Powell's Your Portfolio: Inflation or deflation? Be ready for either

Neither an inflationist nor a deflationist be. That, to mangle one well-known quote, sums up the view of some investment professionals who are struggling to make sense of current market conditions.

Ex-employee of White's Performance and Automotive indicted on theft charge

BLOUNTVILLE A former employee of a high-performance engine shop in Kingsport has been indicted for alleged embezzlement. A Sullivan County grand jury on Tuesday indicted James Charles Wood, 44, 4109 Sullivan Gardens Drive, Kingsport, on a single count…

Weekly Mortgage Applications Fall as Refinancings Slump

Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week, dragged lower by a slump in refinancings, but demand for new purchases improved, an industry group said on Wednesday.