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Credit Collection Partners earns prestigious honor
TAYLORVILLE — Credit Collection Partners (CCP) is proud to announce it was recently selected as one of the Best Call Centers to Work For in 2018.
Saturday, June 16, 2018


College-money lessons you didn't learn in high school
High school may have prepared you for college academically, but you may be less ready to handle your money, especially if you need student loans.
Saturday, June 16, 2018

Chart a course for a low-hassle destination wedding
(NerdWallet via AP) Planning an overseas destination wedding is no day at the beach — even if that’s exactly your vision for your big day. 
Saturday, June 16, 2018

Many factors determine value of GAP insurance
DEAR BRUCE: Is it smart to have GAP insurance on my new vehicle, or do you think it's a waste of money? Also, if I am in an accident, does the credit union pay the whole balance of my loan or a certain portion? I heard they only pay up to $20,000. -- John
Saturday, June 16, 2018

Farmhouse Signs & Co. now open on the square
TAYLORVILLE — Farmhouse Signs & Co. is Taylorville’s newest boutique, but it certainly isn’t just an average boutique.
Saturday, June 16, 2018

Country Home Set Up For Horses Or Livestock
MORRISONVILLE — This two bedroom, 1 1/2 bath ranch is situated on five acres with mature trees and a large pasture.
Friday, June 15, 2018

Worried about Social Security and Medicare?
An unexpected weakening in the finances of Social Security and Medicare has raised concern about the bedrock programs for the middle class. The problems may only keep getting worse in a time of political tension and deep partisan divisions.
Saturday, June 9, 2018

Nerd Wallet
The doorbell rings. Your dog barks up a storm as the delivery person drops off a package. But unlike the other times your loyal companion watched as you received a delivery, this time the box is for her.
Saturday, June 9, 2018

Keep an open mind when house-hunting
My grandson and his wife want to purchase a house in a subdivision with homeowners association fees. I feel they should move farther out of town and buy some property with a house already on it. Could you please give me your opinion? -- S.V.
Saturday, June 9, 2018

Taylorville Community Credit Union's 'Freedom Tree' food drive begins June 5
TAYLORVILLE — Taylorville Community Credit Union will conduct its 4th Annual Freedom Tree community food drive, beginning Monday, June 4. The program, which runs through Friday, July 13, encourages area residents to donate boxed and canned food items, as well as cash donations, to benefit local food pantries.
Saturday, June 2, 2018

Name was taken off mortgage during refinancing
DEAR BRUCE: To make a long story short, I had to quit my job to raise my newborn son. My husband refinanced our home, and unknown to me for years, my name was taken off the mortgage, but my name is on the deed. I cannot afford and don't want to refinance again. Is there any way to get my name back on the mortgage? My husband is seven years older than I am, and I don't want a mess when he passes away. -- C.S.
Saturday, June 2, 2018

Name was taken off mortgage during refinancing
DEAR BRUCE: To make a long story short, I had to quit my job to raise my newborn son. My husband refinanced our home, and unknown to me for years, my name was taken off the mortgage, but my name is on the deed. I cannot afford and don't want to refinance again. Is there any way to get my name back on the mortgage? My husband is seven years older than I am, and I don't want a mess when he passes away. -- C.S.
Saturday, June 2, 2018

Don't get taken for a ride this summer at the theme park
(NerdWallet via AP) — The best way to save money at theme parks this summer is simple. Don’t go.
Saturday, June 2, 2018

McClure - 500 W. Poplar Street Taylorville
In town on corner lot for this brick ranch style home. Three bedrooms, two baths, living room, dining room.
Saturday, June 2, 2018

Kennedy - 2380 East 1900 North Road Moweaqua
Nestled within two acres of a park like setting is this three bedroom/three bath one and one-half story home down the road from the Moweaqua golf course. Open floor concept with cathedral ceilings in the dining area and living room. 
Saturday, June 2, 2018

Curvey - 2308 Eastwood Drive Taylorville
Creating an environment that is rich in style, the formal foyer is flanked by the dining and living room with fireplace. The galley kitchen is centrally located and provides lots of storage to stash kitchen essentials the snack bar counter.
Saturday, June 2, 2018

Craggs - 404 Woodbine Taylorville
Looking for country living with all the conveniences of town, then search no more . Immaculately kept, this three bedroom ranch on 1.6 acres with basement and a three car attached garage has all the extras you could want.
Saturday, June 2, 2018

A Hidden Gem
You must see this quality built home to fully appreciate it! Built in 2001 by the current owner with much thought and love, this three bedroom, 2.5 bath ranch is waiting to be your place of peace and quite. Open floor plan with the dining and living area boasting vaulted ceilings is very spaciousness.
Friday, June 1, 2018

Moving rentals to LLC is simple procedure
DEAR BRUCE: I have an LLC and need to confirm if I am able to add my rental properties under it. How can I get this accomplished? -- R.C.
Saturday, May 19, 2018

Prince Charles to walk Markle down the aisle
WINDSOR, England (AP) — Prince Charles will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle when she marries his son Prince Harry — a gesture of welcome to the American actress as she joins the royal family.
Friday, May 18, 2018

3508 Lake Drive Taylorville
TAYLORVILLE — You’ll be amazed when you walk inside this total renovation of a 1978 brick ranch in coveted south side Bertinetti sub-division! It’s a large three bedroom, two and a half bath home, with over 2200 square feet.
Friday, May 18, 2018

Late payment shows up on credit report for seven years
A major lending company reported to one of the credit bureaus that I was late on my April 2016 payment. The credit bureau said I will have a negative mark on my credit report for seven years. The Fair Credit Act says this is OK? This is not a judgment. The account was closed this past November when I paid the last payment. I'm beyond angry and outraged by this action against me.
Saturday, May 12, 2018

US, Emirates strike deal resolving airline spat
The United States and the United Arab Emirates signed a deal Friday to resolve a years-old spat over alleged Emirati government subsidies to its airlines and accusations of unfair competition in the U.S.
Saturday, May 12, 2018

Trump's prescription to reduce drug prices takes small steps
President Donald Trump’s long-promised plan to bring down drug prices would mostly spare the pharmaceutical industry he previously accused of “getting away with murder.” Instead he focuses on private competition and more openness to reduce America’s prescription pain.
Saturday, May 12, 2018

No credit score, not credit: Don't let your credit die of neglect
Certified financial planner David Rae says he used to think that “anyone who could draw breath” could get an auto loan. Then one of his millionaire clients tried to buy a car — and failed.
Saturday, May 12, 2018

China cutting US soybean purchases in face of tariffs threat
With the threat of tariffs and counter-tariffs between Washington and Beijing looming, Chinese buyers are canceling orders for U.S. soybeans, a trend that could deal a blow to American farmers if it continues.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Diamond Bros. donates to TPSF
TAYLORVILLE — Dimond Bros. Insurance in Taylorville recently presented a donation to Taylorville Public Schools Foundation in support of the Stem Lab project, as well as sponsorship towards the foundation’s continued efforts to improve the school district.
Saturday, May 5, 2018

Should you fix up or break up with your car?
(NerdWallet via AP) — You’re looking at a $1,200 repair estimate for your ailing car when an ad catches your eye: a brand new set of wheels for a mere $450 a month.
Saturday, May 5, 2018

Late payment shows up on credit report for seven years

DEAR BRUCE: A major lending company reported to one of the credit bureaus that I was late on my April 2016 payment. The credit bureau said I will have a negative mark on my credit report for seven years. The Fair Credit Act says this is OK? This is not a judgment. The account was closed this past November when I paid the last payment. I'm beyond angry and outraged by this action against me. -- Sue


Saturday, May 5, 2018

Kromphardt hired as president, People Bank Springfield location
PANA — David Kromphardt recently joined Peoples Bank & Trust as Community Bank President of the Springfield location. In his role with the bank, David will assume responsibilities in business banking in the Chatham/Springfield area with particular emphasis on attracting branch customers for business lending and deposits solutions. He is eager to begin his position and looks forward to meeting and serving many new clients.
Saturday, May 5, 2018

House of the Week
Friday, May 4, 2018

Nerd Wallet
Conventional wisdom about credit cards is often black and white, from whether you should use cards at all to which types deserve a slot in your wallet.
Saturday, April 28, 2018

TMH Foundation publishes Community Update
The Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation has published its 2017 Community Update celebrating its partnerships, great work and efforts that were made last year to further the hospital’s mission to improve the health of the community and people it serves.
Saturday, April 28, 2018

Children drag their feet on accepting generous offer
I am a very successful person in the real estate business. I asked my children to review and choose between a few REITs (real estate investment trusts). I don't supply them with money (except Christmas gifts). I am willing to buy $20,000 in REITs and split between the two of them. They won't get back to me! Any ideas?
Saturday, April 28, 2018

At hearings, EPA chief seeks to divert blame for ethics woes
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, yet another Trump administration official with his job on the line over ethical concerns, took heat from lawmakers over his profligate spending and lobbyist ties and tried to divert responsibility to underlings.
Saturday, April 28, 2018

Former local principal recommended for ISBE
SPRINGFIELD — A Carlinville woman’s appointment to the Illinois State Board of Education could be finalized as soon as next week after a Senate panel gave the nod to her nomination Thursday.
Saturday, April 21, 2018

Nokomis Public Library receives Walmart grant

NOKOMIS — The Nokomis Public Library is the recepient of a Walmart Community Grant. 

 

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Will High School Activism Hurt Or Help A Student's College Chances?
Saturday, April 21, 2018

Feature of the week

TAYLORVILLE — You'll think this three bedroom, two full bath ranch is new with all the updates!

 

Friday, April 20, 2018

MAI Donates To Animal Control
Saturday, April 14, 2018

Five-year-old medical bill is hard to verify
I don't understand how a physician's office can't go back in their records and tell me what ID was used for the payment billing. I don't have my records from back then, therefore I'm not able to verify the charges. What else can I possibly do?
Saturday, April 14, 2018

Indonesia credit rating upgraded by Moody's
Moody’s upgraded Indonesia’s credit rating on Friday due to increased confidence the government will maintain its recent track record of responsibly managing the national budget and interest rate policy.
Saturday, April 14, 2018

Nerd Wallet
Dreaming of a spring getaway with white-sand beaches and a cool drink in your hand?
Saturday, April 14, 2018

Jenner Ag wins All-Star Award nomination
Jenner Ag has been nominated for a Great Game of Business All-Star Award for the fourth consecutive time.
Saturday, April 14, 2018

Cape Air connects Central Illinois to the world
Cape Air provides reliable and affordable air service to residents and visitors of Central Illinois. From Decatur, Cape Air operates daily, with year-round flights to both Chicago O’Hare and St. Louis Lambert-International Airports.
Saturday, April 14, 2018

Ag, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Dean Kidwell visits local extension
University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Dean Kim Kidwell and interim associate dean and director of Illinois Extension, Shelly Nickols-Richardson, visited the Montgomery and Christian County Extension Offices on Friday, April 6. Dean Kidwell is taking field tours all around the state of Illinois to see local Extension in action. Kidwell is on a mission to learn more about University of Illinois Extension and communities each Extension unit serves.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

People First holds annual meeting

PANA — People First Bancshares, Inc. held its annual meeting of shareholders on March 28, 2018 at Peoples Bank & Trust in Pana, IL. During the meeting, Michael E. Beyers, John Gardner, and Michael M. Trexler were reelected to three year terms as directors of the Bank and Holding Company.


Saturday, April 7, 2018

By Focusing On Habits Schools Can Teach Kids To Be Smart Consumers

(NerdWallet via AP) — Most financial literacy efforts in schools don’t improve people’s behavior later in life. That could be because we’re focusing on the wrong things.


Saturday, April 7, 2018

Marketplace is best bet for making savings grow

DEAR BRUCE: I have $47,000 in savings. What is the best thing to do with this money? I am 57 years old, self-employed, and have no other savings. Also, I own my home outright. What is the way to make this money grow in value? -- Charles


Saturday, April 7, 2018

Taylorville native joins dental facility

DECATUR — Long Creek Dental Care is proud to announce that Dr. Jacob Coffey has joined Dr. Warren Jesek and his team of caring professionals.


Saturday, April 7, 2018

Beautiful Brick Ranch On Corner Lot In Town
TAYLORVILLE — This beautiful brick, ranch-style home has a wonderful, open and flowing floor plan.
Friday, April 6, 2018

Advanced Title Group, Inc.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Main Street Florist
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

BLH Computers, Inc.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Fly High Game Room And Bar
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Nerd Wallet
Car owners with poor credit can pay hundreds — if not thousands — more to drive than those with good credit. This plays out in two important ways: higher rates on car loans and, in most states, higher insurance premiums. In fact, having bad credit can raise your insurance quote even higher than if you’d had an accident.
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Manar and Hastings tour Kincaid Power Station
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Collection can remain on credit report indefinitely
How long does a collection from creditors stay on one's record? -- J.V.
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Big Beautiful Farm House In Local School District
OWANECO — Price reduced to $157,500. Have you always wanted a big beautiful farm house but lack of inventory had you thinking it would never happen? Here’s your chance, right in Taylorville school district! One road from the house takes you to Rt 29 to Taylorville.
Friday, March 23, 2018
















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