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Smart Money by Bruce Williams

Saturday, May 21, 2016


Anderson Jewelers

Increasing monthly payments shortens debt retirement
Saturday, May 14, 2016

Enjoy strawberry season
Champagne and strawberries make the perfect pair, so with this season's best berries ripe and ready, there's no better way to celebrate than to eat as many as you can.  Try today's recipe for Strawberry Champagne Vinaigrette over a salad of field greens, dotted with more strawberries, walnuts and goat cheese.
Saturday, May 14, 2016

Charges pile up as tow company fails to notify car owner
Saturday, April 30, 2016

Extra bread crumbs add more crunch to salmon patties
If you're like me, you like salmon in your salmon patty -- a lot of it. The salmon patties (cakes or croquettes) I grew up with were a great way for my mom to stretch a protein to feed four. But they were more cake than fish and left me wondering: Where's the salmon?
Saturday, April 30, 2016

Smart Money
DEAR BRUCE: My 24-year-old daughter has a 529 plan that is worth about $25,000. Scholarships paid for her undergraduate degree, and she has an assistantship for her master's degree program. She's needed very little of the money. 
Saturday, April 23, 2016

Women are rightfully taking more important roles in business
Saturday, April 16, 2016

Kitchen Scoop: Quick one-pot meal
The days are longer and the weather is warmer, so who wants to be stuck in the kitchen at dinnertime? A one-pot pasta dinner made entirely on the stove is the perfect solution. It's quick-cooking, and cleanup is a snap.
Saturday, April 16, 2016

Smart Money by Bruce Williams
DEAR BRUCE: I have a question concerning a recent letter from a woman signed Lydia. She is 68 and has approximately $700,000 in retirement funds. She questioned the need for a financial planner. Your response was that with the amount of money she had, a financial planner charging in the 2 percent range wouldn't be a bad idea. 
Saturday, April 9, 2016

Kitchen Scoop: Cauliflower a great substitute for potatoes
Cauliflower is taking the stage as a flexible, healthy and delicious leading vegetable. When potatoes became a no-no in some diets, cauliflower was happy to stand in as a low-carb substitute. In the same way, cauliflower makes a passable gluten-free pizza crust alternative.
Saturday, April 2, 2016

Explaining Rubio's defeat
One of Marco Rubio's informal circle of advisers was nervously looking at his iPhone early Tuesday evening at Rubio's "Florida primary night celebration" at Florida International University. "The exit polls look brutal," he told me.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016

President Obama's Che moment
President Barack Obama inadvertently found the perfect photo-op for his Cuba visit at a wreath-laying ceremony at the Jose Marti Memorial in Havana. 
Tuesday, March 22, 2016

A sweet reminder of an old favorite

Do you remember cherry-vanilla ice cream? The kind with dark, sour cherries and just a hint of vanilla in the sweet, thick cream? It seems that this old-fashioned combo is nowhere to be found among the ice cream flavors in my little town. 


Saturday, March 19, 2016

Smart Money by Bruce Williams
DEAR BRUCE: In a recent column you responded to a 58-year-old woman on Social Security disability who said she lost a lot of money in the stock market in 2000.
Saturday, March 12, 2016

Kitchen Scoop: No more side dish slump
Sometimes I get into a "side dish slump." Gone is my creativity concerning what to serve with simple roasted chicken, baked fish or pork chops.
Saturday, March 5, 2016












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