• By Philly   -   Dec 14, 2018

    'STAY THE COURSE': JOHN BOGLE'S COMMONSENSE, PLAINSPOKEN INVESTMENT WISDOM

    The longtime head of Malvern-based Vanguard Group has written his 12th book, full of the pointed, direct advice he's known for, plus...

    Investment, Investments, Companies, Future, Invest, Company, Futures
  • By Philly   -   Dec 11, 2018

    NORTH PHILLY'S JUNIOR BARBER ACADEMY TEACHES KIDS THE BASICS OF BARBERING AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

    P. Michael Boone learned to cut his own hair out of necessity. Now he teaches kids the trade in his North Philly shop. But students...

    Trading, Entrepreneurship
  • By Philly   -   Dec 11, 2018

    QUEEN OF CANNABIS: PA.'S BIGGEST WEED DEALER IS A BRASH AND BOLD ENTREPRENEUR

    Chris Visco taught serial killers how to make lamps, ran several political campaigns, and was a protegee of department store king Al...

  • By Philly   -   Dec 8, 2018

    HOW MASTERING YOUR THERMOSTAT COULD SAVE YOU A BUNDLE THIS WINTER

    According to the EPA, proper use of a programmable thermostat helps the average household save about $180 a year in energy costs.

    Savings, Energy, Energies
  • By Philly   -   Dec 7, 2018

    BATTLE OF THE ECONOBOXES: 2019 HYUNDAI ACCENT DELETES HATCHBACK FROM THE REDESIGN | SCOTT STURGIS

    Hatchbacks don't win love from American buyers, but they make the smallest of the small far more versatile. Still, Hyundai has punched...

  • By Philly   -   Dec 6, 2018

    BERNIE MADOFF'S CRIME LASTED 45 YEARS, FBI REVEALS 10 YEARS LATER

    It's been a decade since Madoff was arrested. Now, FBI agents reveal the detailed forensic investigation of Wall Street's notorious...

  • By Philly   -   Dec 5, 2018

    REPORTS OF FLAWED RECORDS AND IMPROPER SALES TRIGGER CALL FOR INVESTIGATION OF CITY LAND DEALS

    The Philadelphia Coalition for Affordable Communities is calling on City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart to investigate public land sales,...

    Sale, Land
  • By Philly   -   Dec 5, 2018

    HOW A FISHTOWN CONVENT WAS TURNED INTO APARTMENTS

    The convent associated with Holy Name of Jesus Church originally included 16 tiny rooms with sinks and twin beds for the nuns. Now...

  • By Philly   -   Dec 5, 2018

    TIP OR NO HOLIDAY TIP? ETIQUETTE FOR LETTER CARRIERS, DOG WALKERS, AND OTHER VIPS

    Every holiday season, in households across the region, families debate best gift-giving practices. The conversations center not only...

    Services, Service, Region
  • By Philly   -   Dec 4, 2018

    HOW TWO BROTHERS ARE USING THE LAND BANK TO BUILD HOMES WORKING PHILADELPHIANS CAN AFFORD

    The project in fast-changing West Poplar - which will cap home prices at $229,999 - is the latest to come out of the Philadelphia Land...

    Land, Bank, Banks, Building
  • By Philly   -   Dec 4, 2018

    PHILLY EMPLOYERS ARE LEERY ABOUT ASKING APPLICANTS ABOUT THEIR WAGE HISTORY

    The ordinance is meant to protect against wage discrimination, but it puts "a stranglehold on small business owners trying to determine...

    Market, Jobs, Business, Employment, Marketing, Consulting, Job
  • By Philly   -   Dec 3, 2018

    CLOSING SALES SPREAD TO ALL PERFORMANCE BICYCLE STORES; PHILLY WAREHOUSE LAYOFF WARNING; BUYERS SOUGHT

    "We are working to stabilize" an import business strained by high debt, a slow off-season, and Trump tariffs, said Patrick Cunnane,...

    Sale, Business
  • By Philly   -   Dec 3, 2018

    SUSQUEHANNA GROWTH EQUITY FUND BACKS PHILLY TECH SCENE

    SGE has invested about $1 billion in 50 private companies over the past 12 years, including Credit Karma, Outbrain, and Buildout.

    Credits, Companies, Company, Credit, Invest, Fund, Investments, Investment, Tech
  • By Philly   -   Dec 3, 2018

    PHILADELPHIA FUSION MAKES ITS PHILLY OVERWATCH DEBUT IN CENTER CITY

    The Philadelphia Fusion, owned by Comcast Spectacor, sold out its homecoming grudge match against the Wilpon-owned New York Excelsior,...

    New York
  • By Philly   -   Dec 3, 2018

    PA.'S FIRST SPORTS-BETTING CASINO ATTRACTS A YOUNGER CROWD

    Hollywood Casino was first out of the gate of the five Pennsylvania casinos licensed to offer sports betting because it quickly converted...

    Sports, Sport
  • By Philly   -   Dec 3, 2018

    ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA CLOSES THREE FORMER PARISH SITES

    Archbishop Chaput approved the closure of two Philadelphia worship sites and one in Coatesville, as of Jan. 7.

  • By Philly   -   Dec 3, 2018

    PENNSBURY SCHOOLS WILL REOPEN MONDAY, BUT BOIL-WATER ALERT REMAINS IN FORCE

    Pennsbury School District says bottled water will be supplied to eight schools served by Pennsylvania American's tainted treatment...

  • By Philly   -   Dec 2, 2018

    HOUSING HAS PEAKED. HERE ARE THE REASONS THE MARKET HAS COOLED

    There are three segments of affordability: Income, housing price, and mortgage costs. All have made it more difficult to buy a home.

    Marketing, Buy, House, Market, Housing
  • By Philly   -   Dec 2, 2018

    FIVE TIPS FOR FINANCING FOR INVESTMENT PROPERTY

    While interest rates remain low, the days of quick, easy financing are over, and the tightened credit market can make it tough to secure...

    Property, Rate, Security, Financing, Marketing, Credits, Credit, Invest, Market, Investments, Finance, Investment
  • By Philly   -   Dec 1, 2018

    MORE 'ERRORS' FOUND IN RECORDS OF CITY LAND SALES TO POINT BREEZE DEVELOPER

    City officials recently blamed a clerical error, in part, for allowing a friend of Councilman Kenyatta Johnson to secure two city-owned...

    Security, Land, Sale