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  • U.S. job market's lingering weak spot: Stagnant pay

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. job market has steadily improved by pretty much every gauge except the one Americans probably care about most: Pay.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 2:32 pm
  • A second layer of security online

    NEW YORK – Recent hacks exposing nude photographs of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities are prompting calls for people to fortify their online ac ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • About that raise… U.S. execs feeling tight-fisted

    WASHINGTON – The corporate executives who decide whether U.S. workers get meaningful raises have looked at the broader economy and have a message: Don ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 2:06 pm
  • Financial adviser marks 20-year anniversary

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Merrill Lynch financial adviser Paul Skowronski recently marked his 20-year anniversary with the firm.
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Mary Kay consultant from Cary earns honors

    CARY – Lisa Raupp of Cary recently joined more than 30,000 Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants at the company’s annual seminar from July 16 to Aug ...
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • New attorney joins Donahue & Walsh

    McHENRY – Donahue & Walsh P.C., 4310 Crystal Lake Road, Suite C-D, McHenry, recently announced that Daniel T. Hofmann has joined the law firm. 
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fabric Fiber & Finds opens in Crystal Lake

    Fabric Fiber & Finds, 5150 Route 14, Crystal Lake, recently opened its doors and celebrated with a Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting cer ...
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Inheritance choices: What will you leave behind?

    History is full with examples of parents taking actions they believe will improve the lives of future generations.
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hartland Veterinary Clinic opens in Woodstock

    Hartland Veterinary Clinic, 15015 Route 14, Woodstock, opened in June. It is owned by Shawn Costello and Shannon Moore. The clinic provides a full ran ...
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Caldwell earns health coach certification

    WOODSTOCK – Kathleen Caldwell, president of Caldwell Consulting Group, recently earned the Certified Health Coach designation from the Institute for I ...
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dave Says: Pay for nice, reasonable wedding with cash

    Dear Dave,I’m getting married soon, and my fiancée and I together have saved about $9,000 for our we ...
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Legal or not, marijuana business remains hazy

    NEW YORK – Legal or not, the business of selling weed in the U.S. is as wacky as ever.The tangle of ...
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Public House to lease Old Courthouse

    WOODSTOCK – A familiar eatery to Woodstock residents could occupy the vacant restaurant space at the Old Courthouse later this winter, after the City ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • McHenry County businesses use social media to boost sales

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Reclaimed owner Brent Hollenberg says nine out of 10 customers who make their way to his downtown Crystal Lake furniture store found it ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • New law nixes criminal question from job applications

    You’re filling out an application for a much-needed job when you come across The Box.“Have you ever ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
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