BAE Systems made a $1.8 billion profit in 2007.Read More »
Dear Mr. Berko: My wife and I will be eligible for full Social Security benefits next month, and I will continue to work because we need the money. But I need to know how much of our Social Security income will be taxed when we begin receiving our checks, and I can't figure out all the stupid instructions on the tax form.Read More »
You're the leader of a large, profitable company that is ripe for expansion. You have operations in multiple states, and all of those states are lining up tempting offers to entice you to expand in their backyards.
If you're the leader of that company, what would you do? You'd probably sift through the offers and go with the best one, right?Read More »
Last week's question:
Manufacturer BAE Systems, which posted a $1.8 billion profit in 2007, received $4.3 million from Pennsylvania to expand its York County operations. Should this state and other states offer these types of incentives to large corporations?
NO 57 percent
YES 43 percentRead More »
For months, there has been hope that the economy could skirt a recession. Even while the data deteriorated, it was believed that job and income gains would allow consumers to continue to hold up their end of the bargain. But then we got the killer: a second month of U.S. job losses.Read More »
Midstate banks have largely avoided the turmoil on Wall Street, local financial observers said, after a weekend that saw the near collapse of a major financial firm and unusual interventions by the Federal Reserve System.Read More »