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Treating sport as a model for business is no slam dunk

November 4, 2012 |

Cambridge educator Mark de Rond analyzes how formulas for success in sports can apply to business management in his intriguing book “There is an I in Team.”

When basketball legend Michael Jordan scored 20 straight points for the Chicago Bulls, he is reported to have been told by one of his coaches, “There is no ‘I’ in team.” Jordan replied coolly, “There is an ‘I’ in win.”



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Potential borrowers eager to find lenders with superior service

November 4, 2012 |

More than a third of potential home-loan applicants would pay a higher rate if the mortgage came with superior service, a survey says.

More than a third of potential borrowers would be willing to pay a higher rate if the mortgage came with superior service, according to a new survey.



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Home of the Week: Space for big gatherings in Beverly Hills

November 4, 2012 |

With a grand terrace, gazebo and large motorcourt, this Beverly Hills estate is designed for entertaining guests. It is listed at $ 18.95 million.

Set behind 12-foot-tall wrought-iron gates, this Beverly Hills estate centers on a renovated traditional-style house polished to reflect the elegance and glamour of its early days. With a grand terrace for entertaining and a large motorcourt, the compound is designed for events and large-scale gatherings.



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Protect yourself from medical identity theft

November 4, 2012 |

An impostor who steals your medical information and uses your identity to get healthcare could pose more than one type of problem. Here are some precautions and strategies.

An identity thief who gains access to your credit card or bank account could harm you financially, but one who steals your medical information could also endanger your health. Here are key things to know about medical identity theft:



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Public service workers may qualify for loan forgiveness

November 4, 2012 |

The program, which was created in 2007, is ideal for those who have big federal student loan debts and small incomes.

Dear Liz: I am the single mother of four daughters, including one who has a serious heart condition that causes $ 10,000 to $ 30,000 in out-of-pocket medical expenses each year. These medical bills have caused me to file bankruptcy twice, but the bankruptcies have not wiped out my student loans.



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African American churches protest foreclosures by black-run bank

November 4, 2012 |

A coalition of African American ministers is protesting foreclosures on their churches — by Broadway Federal Bank , a savings bank established in the 1940s to serve Los Angeles’ then-segregated black community.



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Merkel: Euro debt crisis will last 5 years or more

November 3, 2012 |

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Europe’s sovereign debt crisis will last at least five more years.



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O.C. hang glider maker is still soaring after 40 years

November 3, 2012 |

Wills Wing, founded in the early 1970s when the sport was just taking off, is the world’s biggest manufacturer of hang gliders. Its executives emphasize quality.

Once a week, Steven Pearson and Michael Meier strap on helmets, jump off a mountain and try to fly like birds.



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Wall Street donors opening their checkbooks for Mitt Romney

November 3, 2012 |

The financial industry’s support for the Republican nominee marks a sharp reversal from four years ago, when the industry supported Barack Obama over John McCain.

NEW YORK — Looking back, the end of Wall Street’s love affair with President Obama came at a meeting in the Oval Office.



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Kristen Stewart buys house with view of twilight

November 3, 2012 |

The actress pays $ 2.195 million for a 3,361-square-foot house in gated Laughlin Park with downtown L.A. and ocean views.

Actress Kristen Stewart’s new view home is not far from “Twilight” costar and on-again boyfriend Robert Pattinson’s place in Los Feliz.



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