Posted: 10:08 PM One of the great moments of my life was sitting next to legendary Louisville attorney Frank Haddad at a luncheon when he found that he had received the first Peter Perlman Outstanding Trial Lawyer award from the Kentucky Academy of Trial Lawyers.
Posted: 10:28 PM When my childhood neighbor, Mark Buerger, Director of Communications for the Kentucky Special Olympics, asked if I would like to co-anchor the television broadcast for the finals of the Special Olympics basketball tournament, he picked the right guy.
Posted: 10:24 PM Internal Revenue Code section 401(k) is the only section of the US tax code that the average people can cite. They know it has something, and often everything, to do with whether or not they can retire with dignity.
Posted: 1:17 AM I know a wealthy, self-made man who made most of his money before age 45. I looked at his financial information and told him, "You are not going to stop working until you drop over dead. If you wanted to retire, you could have done that a long time ago. You like what you do and will never stop."
Posted: 11:29 PM One of the first things that I tell lottery winners or those who come into big money is to find a top notch team of advisors. My rule of thumb is to find someone who has handled more money than what you are bringing them.
Posted: 4:01 PM Abraham Shakespeare did not have much luck finding a financial adviser. The dead body of the Florida lottery winner was found in 2009 in the backyard of Dee Dee Moore's boyfriend's house. Under a slab of concrete.
Posted: 7:53 PM Mother's day has normally been melancholy for me. My mother and sister died in 2006, the same year my marriage ended. After they died, my nephew moved to Kentucky to live with me while he attended college at Eastern Kentucky University.
Updated: 6:41 PM
- A day after she refused to answer questions at a congressional hearing, Lois Lerner has been replaced as director the Internal Revenue Service division that oversaw agents who targeted tea party groups.