Mutual fund trends: Give stock pickers a chance?

NEW YORK - Bad news keeps piling up for stock pickers, but not everyone is giving up on them.

Of Mutual Interest: Taxes matter in fund investing, even when there's no bill

...the market, but that is extremely difficult to do persistently," says Clemens Sialm, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin. "Often, it's much easier to create value by managing your trading costs and managing taxes."Sialm...

Online resources cater to high schoolers studying college options

WASHINGTON - For many high school seniors, fall means deciding where to apply for college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. Data crunchers hope to help.

Intentionally 'left' out

The mainstream media worked overtime in 2008 to paper over President Obama's radical leftist past, and it will surely do the same for Hillary Clinton if she officially makes a bid for the White House in 2016.

Lady Bird's Texas wildflower center draws visitors by the thousands

AUSTIN, Texas - The center is the embodiment of the vision of its founder and namesake, the late first lady with a passion for native plants.

Newly published Williams story tells of college love

Before his mother became the model for Blanche DuBois and his sister the inspiration for Laura Wingfield, Tennessee Williams drew upon a college girlfriend to tell a story of desire.

Will surge of older workers take jobs from young?

CHICAGO - It's an assertion that has been accepted by droves of the unemployed: Older people remaining on the job later in life are stealing jobs from young people. One problem: ther's no basis in fact.

Richard Benjamin

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Richard Walter Benjamin, beloved husband of Sally C. Benjamin passed away peacefully at home on Monday, December 9, 2013. The family will receive friends on Sunday, Dec. 15, from 3 until 5 at Posey Funeral Directors. Funeral

On the move

David Eubank is a new vice president and financial adviser at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC's office in Augusta.

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Ramblin' Rhodes: 60 years ago, stars were caught shining in Augusta

It must have been an interesting week for local residents 60 years ago with Jayne Mansfield, Ernest Tubb and Lash LaRue making appearances.