ISU Study: Marriage More Likely To End In Divorce When Wives Get Sick

According to a new study by Amelia Karraker, an assistant professor of human development and family studies at Iowa State University, marriage is more likely to end in divorce when wives get sick; however, a husband’s illness did not increase the rate of divorce according to the study. The study, published in the March issue of […]

Opinion: Hillary Clinton: Shades of Watergate

It’s become far too fashionable, over the decades since disgraced president Richard Nixon’s resignation, to tack the suffix “-gate” onto political scandals. The usage no longer conveys much useful information. In most cases, it’s mere cliche. Not so when it comes to the revelation that, as US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton essentially privatized her work email. This […]

Boone Selected For Iowa GOP Straw Poll In August

The Republican Party of Iowa will host its 2015 Straw Poll at the Central Iowa Expo in Boone, IA., on August 8, 2015. According to the Republican Party of Iowa, the decision was made on Thursday morning during a conference call meeting of the State Central Committee. The final vote was unanimous. “Iowa’s agricultural background has […]

Iowa Gas Tax Increase Funds New Road Construction

On Tuesday, at their meeting in Ames, the Iowa Transportation Commission approved an amendment to the fiscal year 2015 Iowa Transportation Improvement Program (Program) that will add several new highway and bridge construction projects to the program in FY 2015. According to the Iowa Transportation Commission, this amendment is possible due to the legislative passage […]

Judge Orders California Solicitor To Refund Iowans And Pay Fine

A Polk County judge today ordered a California company behind, what the Iowa Attorney General’s office called “government look-alike property record mailings,” to provide refunds to Iowans and to pay $25,000 to the state of Iowa. District Court Judge Karen A. Romano ordered Record Transfer Services LLC to stop soliciting Iowa residents for payment for property […]

Casey’s Posts Record Third Quarter And Opens 33 New Stores

On March 9, 2015, Casey’s General Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq symbol CASY) reported diluted earnings per share of $1.01 for the third quarter of fiscal 2015 ended January 31, 2015, compared to $0.33 per share for the same quarter a year ago.  Year to date, diluted earnings per share were $3.57 compared to $2.73 a year […]

Using Tax-Deferred Investments to Promote Long-Term Wealth Building

Using Tax-Deferred Investments to Promote Long-Term Wealth Building (379) (NewsUSA) – Tax season is in full swing, and many people are being reminded of the tax burden their investment returns carry. As a result, some are adopting a smarter strategy for maximizing long-term returns by deferring taxes and allowing gains to compound over time. This […]