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September is College Savings Month. Therefore, today let's focus on Section 529 College Savings Plans. There are several good vehicles for this, but these get the most press. We will discuss others in the near future.Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code was enacted by Congress in 1996 to allow state sponsored savings accounts to help citizens save for higher education. It also allows for pre-paid costs in a particular state university system, but that is obviously not too...

Posted at 11:00 AM

The fundraiser, “Neighbors 4 Neighbors”, will begin at 6 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Armacost Museum, 4200 E. 135th St., Grandview. In addition to dinner, there will be a silent auction, museum tour and entertainment by the Nace...

Posted at 10:28 AM

To share your favorite photos, email to sheila.davis@examiner.net  , post to us at 410 S. Liberty St., Independence, MO 64050 or bring by our office just south of the Square.

Posted at 10:28 AM

You know, for an old bag, I’m not too cretinous when it comes to things under the technology tab.I can drive a computer, I know about Excel and Word, I can vaguely struggle my way through Powerpoint and I’m a self-confessed...

Updated at 10:04 AM

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) is clearly taking the high road in her mission to further expose the mistreatment of women in the workplace.

Updated at 9:55 AM

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Class is in session on The Vampire Diaries — except this is one awkward...

Posted at 10:05 AM

Former NFL player Scott Mitchell, a contestant on 

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Finally, we have an authoritative viewpoint on the issue of Scottish independence: from The...

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Joan Rivers' doctor took a selfie while performing an unauthorized procedure on the comedienne's...

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