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  • The Search for Guaranteed Income

    Heard the word “annuity”? There isn’t a good working knowledge of the different ones that exist today nor is there enough unbiased information to hel ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:23 am
  • Bates: Strong chamber board ensures quality service

    I am very fortunate to have a quality board of directors. Not only are they representative of the bu ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • Home State Bank’s Senior Class Club Will Discover Croatia And The Adriatic Coast!

    Well-earned retirement benefits, world class health care, and stringent savings plans are allowing many retirees to spend their golden years doing a v ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 2:48 pm
  • Haisler: What happened to the real estate market?

    Sure, it’s December and that often brings a slowdown in the real estate market, whether it’s because buyers and sellers have other things on their min ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • McHenry County microbreweries giving spent grains to farmers

    At Scorched Earth Brewing in Algonquin, grain is warmed and broken up during the brewing process, and it is coarsely ground. This allows the brewers t ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Professional geologist joins Baxter & Woodman

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Donald Palmer has joined Crystal Lake-based engineering firm Baxter & Woodman Inc. as professional geologist in the firm’s transportati ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Woodstock real estate agent earns green designation

    WOODSTOCK – Becky Kirchner with Re/Max Plaza’s Team Open Doors has been awarded the National Association of Realtors Green Designation, the only green ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Crystal Lake attorney to lead practice group

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Chicago-based law firm Much Shelist recently announced that Adam Sacharoff, principal, has been elevated to chair of the firm’s Intelle ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 6:19 pm
  • SCA Hair Salon & Soleil Dance Studio open in McHenry

    The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for SCA Hair Salon & Soleil Dance Studio, 3710 W. Elm Street, Unit C, M ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • McHENRY – A McHenry native with a long history of service to the community has joined the sales staff at Next Auto, 3706 W. Elm St., McHenry.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Unless asked, don’t offer any financial advice

    Dear Dave,My brother and I recently received an inheritance after our mom died. He’s never been very ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Warehouse workers only entitled to "work time" pay

    Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court handed down a decision holding that the time spent by employees waiting to go and going through security scr ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Gift guide: Small, smart techie stocking stuffers

    If you were naughty this year, you might end up with something big and boring, like a vacuum cleaner. If you were good, you might ask for one of these ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • French court says Uber may infringe on taxi law

    PARIS — A French court has ruled that Uber's ride-hailing service may infringe French law and ordered the company to make changes to its popular mobil ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Have hope and get help with Family Law

    Many people say that their wedding day was the happiest, or at least one of the happiest days of their lives. Unfortunately, often times the ensuing m ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:02 am
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