Applications now open for PNW’s Leadership Institute

    The Leadership Institute at Purdue Northwest is looking for people who want to accept the leadership challenge and grow the skills that will help them become better leaders. ... Continue Reading →

Taking control of finances when illness strikes

Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. In light of the coronavirus pandemic, virtually all of us have considered health-related issues. ... Continue Reading →

How can you help lower your longevity risk?

Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. The investment world contains different types of risk. Your stocks or stock-based mutual funds ... Continue Reading →

Tradition of honoring small business owners will continue

  The tradition of celebrating small business owners will carry on, with the Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center going forward with its Entrepreneurial Excellence ... Continue Reading →

So what should you do with an inheritance?

  Jennie Girton, CRPC,  is a financial  advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte.             If you were to inherit a large sum of money, what would you do with ... Continue Reading →

Governor keeps state at Stage 4.5 of re-opening plan at least through July

    Indiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb has announced the majority of the state will remain in Stage 4.5 of the Back On Track Indiana plan through at least July 31. Elkhart County ... Continue Reading →

City seeks input on program spending

La Porte will be applying for nearly half of a million dollars in federal Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and wants your input on ways to spend it. Two public meetings, one ... Continue Reading →

Demystifying business finance — or, Happy Income Tax Day today

Column by Jeff Bernel Business financial reporting can be confusing.  All business accounting reporting follows the rules set out by FASB,  the Financial Accounting Standards Board, ... Continue Reading →

State offers online service to connect vets with jobs

Ind. State Rep. Jim Pressel has announced that INvets has expanded its resources to assist job-seeking veterans. The INvets website connects directly with Hoosier companies looking ... Continue Reading →

How to protect yourself against financial scammers

Jennie Girton, CRPC,  is a financial  advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. It’s unfortunate, but true: During this period of economic uncertainty, one of the busiest ... Continue Reading →