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Here’s the dish on Nutrition by Nancy

Summer is here and most people overload on calories from barbecues, pool parties and simply being on the go during the warm weekends. Nutrition by Nancy offers a cutting edge meal planning software program that makes keeping your diet on track an easy thing to do. The program not only allows you to plug in […]

August 08, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Are you a “hands-on” investor?

The investment world can be complex — so you may not want to navigate it alone. But when it comes to getting professional advice, you certainly have an abundance of choices. How can you know which approach is right for you? The answer depends, to a large extent, on how you choose to work with […]

August 07, 2012 | Posted in Business Columns | Tagged ,

Should you take a pension buyout?

Have you recently received a pension buyout offer? If so, you need to decide if you should take the buyout, which could provide you with a potentially large lump sum, or continue accepting your regular pension payments for the rest of your life. It’s a big decision. Clearly, there’s no “one size fits all” answer […]

August 01, 2012 | Posted in Business Columns | Tagged ,

Are you a “hands-on” investor?

The investment world can be complex — so you may not want to navigate it alone. But when it comes to getting professional advice, you certainly have an abundance of choices. How can you know which approach is right for you? The answer depends, to a large extent, on how you choose to work with […]

July 18, 2012 | Posted in Business Columns | Tagged ,

Nail Palazzo offers affordable service in elegant atmosphere

As elegant as a palace, Nail Palazzo opened in June next to Chicago Fire in Palladio at Broadstone in Folsom. Custom-designed in a contemporary style, the pale taupe, gray and black motif invites both women and men to relax and enjoy a professional manicure, pedicure or waxing. Owner Tommy Le grew up in Stockton. He […]

July 11, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Work toward your own financial Independence Day

Once again, Independence Day is here, bringing fireworks and barbecues. Of course, the 4th of July is more than hoopla — it’s a time to reflect on the many freedoms we enjoy in this country. Yet, for many people, one important type of freedom — financial freedom — is still elusive. So you may want […]

July 04, 2012 | Posted in Business Columns | Tagged ,

Don’t fall victim to investment ‘biases’

If you’re like most people, you go through many complex thoughts and emotions when choosing investments. In fact, a field of study called “behavioral finance” is devoted to understanding why people make their investment decisions. As part of their work, behavioral finance researchers examine “biases” that affect people’s investment selections. And as an individual investor, […]

July 03, 2012 | Posted in Business Columns | Tagged ,
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