Category: Opinion

Practical Money Matters – April 16, 2014

By Jason Alderman Demystifying Credit Scores One of the few positive outcomes of the 2008 financial crisis was that it […]

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Simply Put – April 16, 2014

By Mike Whittlesey If you’re reading this in the Print Edition of The Progress Review and have not yet filed […]

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Practical Money Matters – April 9, 2014

By Jason Alderman Spend Your Tax Refund Wisely Last year the IRS doled out over 110 million income tax refunds […]

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Letter to the Editor – Pat Sass

To the Editor: Recently there has been a lot of controversy surrounding remarks made by Congressman Braley. As someone who […]

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Letter to the Editor – Agatha Fenech

Dear Editor, I am writing as a member of the State of Iowa Youth Advisory Council (SIYAC) in regards to […]

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Practical Money Matters – April 2, 2014

By Jason Alderman Resist the Urge to Tap Retirement Plans Early I have yet to meet anyone who thinks they’re […]

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Letter to Editor – Merle Wilson

To the Editor: According to recent articles, Waterloo and Cedar Falls are considering laying off police and fire personnel, their […]

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Practical Money Matters – March 26, 2014

By Jason Alderman New Mortgage Rules Protect Against Risky Loans Good news for people shopping for a mortgage – and […]

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View Point – On the Road Again! – March 19, 2014

By Gerald F. Schnepf Executive Director, Keep Iowa Beautiful Spring is close and thoughts of travel come to mind. At […]

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Practical Money Matters – March 19, 2014

By Jason Alderman Don’t Forfeit Past Tax Refunds Does this sound familiar? A few years back your yearly earnings were […]

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