Lake County News Sun Latest news from Lake County News Sun Online en-us (Editor) Lake County News Sun 84 34 30 Copyright 2014 <![CDATA[ Shear Paradise’s ‘Art of Dog’ to help humane society ]]> Lead story image

Claudia Eggen built a home for her dog grooming business in Mundelein, and is now revisiting her roots by hosting a fundraiser to benefit a local humane society. ]]> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:42:12 -0500 <![CDATA[ Set a good financial example for your kids ]]> Lead story image

ASK CARRIE: Dear Carrie: My dad was a great provider when we were growing up. He worked at the same company for more than 35 years and even has a pension. ]]> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 02:44:48 -0500 <![CDATA[ What financial steps should you take when a spouse dies? ]]> Lead story image

ASK CARRIE: Dear Carrie: I’m 65, and my husband just died suddenly. He handled our finances, and I’m feeling overwhelmed by this new responsibility. What should I do first? ]]> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 20:47:38 -0500 <![CDATA[ Business Briefs ]]>

North Chicago: Out of more than 5,000 submissions from 24 countries, Buster Creative was named a bronze winner for Healthcare/Medicine Marketing in the 2014 Summit Creative Award (SCA) competition. ]]> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 02:44:11 -0500 <![CDATA[ Business Calendar: Women’s Conference set for June 5 in Highland Park ]]>

Friday, May 30: Deerfield, Bannockburn, Riverwoods (DBR) Chamber of Commerce: The annual North Shore Women’s Conference will be held from 4 to 7:30 p.m. June 5 at Highland Park Country Club, 1201 Park Avenue West. ]]> Fri, 30 May 2014 09:13:32 -0500 <![CDATA[ Make a difference in financial literacy ]]> Lead story image

ASK CARRIE: Dear Readers: Every week I attempt to answer your questions so you can make the smartest financial decisions for yourself and your family. This week, though, I’d like to depart from the usual format to speak to you more broadly about — and to enlist your help in — the drive toward financial literacy. ]]> Fri, 30 May 2014 02:43:16 -0500 <![CDATA[ Waukegan business offers affordable luxury ]]> Lead story image

North Chicago resident Christell Ayers is the principal owner of A-List Limousine in Waukegan, which bills itself as providing “affordable luxury VIP service” for trips anywhere in the Chicago area. ]]> Wed, 28 May 2014 02:43:04 -0500 <![CDATA[ Should the new myRA replace the old IRA account? ]]> Lead story image

ASK CARRIE: My son, who is in his late 20s, has a job with a small company that doesn’t offer a retirement plan. He doesn’t make a lot, but even so, I’ve been trying to get him to start saving. What do you think of the new myRA? ]]> Mon, 26 May 2014 09:16:50 -0500 <![CDATA[ Business Calendar: State’s Attorney to speak at chamber luncheon ]]>

Tuesday, May 27: Lindenhurst-Lake Villa Chamber of Commerce annual Scholarship Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at Reflections Restaurant in Lake Villa. ]]> Thu, 22 May 2014 02:42:28 -0500 <![CDATA[ Business Brief: Zion Park District wins financial reporting award ]]> Lead story image

For the 21st consecutive year, the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the Zion Park District. Included in photo is Jesse Pye, Dave Suthard, Doug Congdon, Mike McDowell, Bill Hartmann, Sheryl Goodwin Magiera and Gibbie Buchholtz. ]]> Thu, 22 May 2014 02:42:19 -0500 <![CDATA[ Business Calendar ]]>

Tuesday, May 20: Greater Waukegan Development Coalition 7:15 a.m. at Ramada Inn, 200 N. Green Bay Road, Waukegan. ]]> Tue, 20 May 2014 12:08:30 -0500 <![CDATA[ Business Calendar ]]>

Tuesday, May 20: Greater Waukegan Development Coalition 7:15 a.m. at Ramada Inn, 200 N. Green Bay Road, Waukegan. ]]> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 14:25:59 -0500 <![CDATA[ Tactful way to help your mom (or dad) financially ]]> Lead story image

ASK CARRIE: Dear Carrie: My mom brought us up in a home filled with love but not a lot of money. Now that I’m in my 30s and she’s retired, I want to be able to help her out financially but in a way that also protects her sense of pride and independence. ]]> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 11:21:08 -0500 <![CDATA[ Samsung apologizes to sickened chip workers ]]> Lead story image

Samsung Electronics Co. apologized and promised compensation to chip factory workers who suffered cancers linked to chemical exposure, a rare win for families and activists seven years after the death of a 23-year-old employee from leukemia galvanized a movement to hold the company to account. ]]> Wed, 14 May 2014 07:44:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ Stocks fall back from record levels ]]> Lead story image

Stocks fell back from record levels on Wednesday as investors decided it was better to play it safe. ]]> Wed, 14 May 2014 16:03:38 -0500 <![CDATA[ GM recall reveals gaps in air bag knowledge ]]> Lead story image

General Motors’ recall of 2.6 million small cars has shed light on an unsettling fact: Air bags might not always deploy when drivers — and federal regulators — expect them to. ]]> Tue, 13 May 2014 10:46:00 -0500