Part of Man’s Coin Collection Fetches $23 Million

Posted on 11/20/2013 by | General News | Comments

Bulletin TodayFrom The Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — A rare St. Louis coin collection that sold for more than $23 million at a two-day New York City auction can be traced to when the collection’s 102-year-old owner received an 1859 one-cent piece more than nine decades ago from his grandfather.   Retired St. Louis lawyer Eric P. Newman only paid about $7,500 for the 1,800 piece collection of early American coins that sold for much more at the auction. Most …

What Happens in Vegas May Not Be Staying There This Time

Posted on 05/31/2013 by | Who's News | Comments

Bulletin Today | Money & SavingsWhen you think about gangsters with ostentatious tastes, you tend to think of guys like Tony Montana, the fictional drug lord portrayed by Al Pacino in the 1983 film Scarface. Remember him sitting in an ornate mansion with gold chains dangling out of an open-necked black silk shirt and diamond rings decorating his hands that clutched a grenade launcher? Well, the scam artists who make millions ripping off older Americans apparently spend their ill-gotten proceeds getting gaudy as well. Take, …

Auction of 2013 Corvette Collector Edition to Benefit Drive to End Hunger

Posted on 01/19/2012 by | Volunteering | Comments

Your LifeUPDATED:   The first Corvette 427 Convertible offered to the public went to the highest bidder at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale collector car auction, on Sat., Jan. 21 for $600,000. An additional $100,000 was donated to AARP Foundation by another bidder for an extraordinary grand total of $700,000. “AARP Foundation is appreciative of the generosity of Rick Hendrick and Hendrick Motorsports’ donation of the special edition Corvette 427 for the auction. The $700,000 raised will go directly to support efforts to combat …