Some refunds delayed as IRS battles fraud

The Internal Revenue Service’s battle against fraud and identity theft is intensifying as the tax filing season opens, and some of the neediest taxpayers...

Use tax breaks you’re entitled to

Donald Trump’s acknowledgement last fall that he had not paid federal income tax in years left some questioning why they should have to pay...

Focus on Credit Factors, not Credit Scores

You should want to know your credit score. After all, your credit can be incredibly important to your financial future. It could impact your...

As tax season approaches, so do scammers

Last summer, Cindy Hockenberry decided she’d had it with threatening phone calls claiming she was behind on her taxes.“One day — I’m not kidding...

Health and Wealth in One

How to make money while working outThe beginning of the year is a perennial period of self-reflection, and I enjoy partaking in setting a...

Resolve to Replace Your Bad Financial Habits in 2017

Most people have at least one bad financial habit. Whether it’s impulse shopping, forgetting to pay bills on time or putting off building that...

The way she lived

Additional content and links on the News-Banner series about Christy Landrigan's life and how her family remembers her a year after her death. Read the...

N-B Slideshow: 2016 — A year in photos

Present and former News-Banner editorial staff voted on the top local stories for 2016. We recap the Top 10 in the Saturday, Dec. 31, News-Banner ...

N-B Video: Fireworks wrap up bicentennial celebrations

(Video by Jessica Williams)

N-B Slideshow: Ossian Hometown Christmas 2016

(Photos by Glen Werling)