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You can cope with turbulence … as a passenger and an investor

Iain Marshall

If you’re like many travelers, you get a little nervous when your airplane goes through some turbulence. And if you’re like a lot of investors, you may get somewhat jumpy when the financial markets are volatile. Yet flight turbulence probably isn’t as scary as it seems, and the same may be true for market volatility […]

No Comment / March 26, 2014 | Posted in Business Columns | Read More »

Financial focus: Take steps to protect your family business

John Zezini

There’s nothing more important in the world to you than your family. However, your family-owned business probably comes in second. So when it comes to protecting both your family and your business, you need to carefully consider your moves. As you know, you face plenty of challenges to keep your business running smoothly — but […]

No Comment / March 02, 2014 | Posted in Business Columns | Read More »

Saving is good … but it’s not investing

Iain Marshall

It’s a good thing to have some savings. When you put the money in a low-risk account, you can be pretty sure it will be readily available when you need it. Nonetheless, “saving” is not “investing” — and knowing the difference could pay off for you far into the future. Think about it this way: […]

No Comment / February 25, 2014 | Posted in Business Columns | Read More »

Marshall opens EDH pediatric office with integrative focus

Nicole Shorrock, MD

Marshall Medical Center has expanded pediatric care offerings to El Dorado Hills recently with the addition of Marshall Whole Child Health. Nicole Shorrock MD has been providing pediatric care with an integrative/functional medicine focus at Marshall Pediatrics in Placerville for 10 years. Her new practice in El Dorado Hills more distinctly aligns with her focus […]

1 Comment / February 19, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Dennis Amatulli creates big smiles

Dennis Amatulli recently opened Infusion Dental Arts in El Dorado Hills where he creates crowns and bridges, implants, veneers, porcelain restorations and more. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

For Dennis Amatulli, CDT, being a dental technician isn’t about producing beautiful smiles, it’s about creating them. “To me, making dental restorations is an art. It’s something you create with your hands,” Amatulli said. Amatulli graduated with his German Dental Certification from Otto-Umfried School in Nürtingen, Germany, in 1995. After graduation, he worked with many […]

No Comment / February 13, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

How will your investments affect your child’s financial aid prospects?

John Zezini

Even though it’s only February, college financial aid officers are already gathering documents, crunching numbers and otherwise working to determine grants for the school year that starts this coming fall. If you have children you plan on sending to college, how will your own savings and investments affect their chances of getting financial aid? The […]

No Comment / February 11, 2014 | Posted in Business Columns | Read More »

Bicycle Guys expands shop

Bicycle Guys Casey and Corbin specialize in mountain bike sales, maintenance and service at 2201 Francisco Drive, Suite 130, in El Dorado Hills. Photo by Roberta Long

Casey McConachie (pronounced “Mick-Con-a-key”) loves everything about bicycles­ — riding them, working on them, selling them to customers and sharing his world. Casey is a Bicycle Guy, always has been. At age 14, Casey got his work permit and went to work in an Orange County bicycle shop. Over time, he worked in customer service, […]

No Comment / February 03, 2014 | Posted in Business,Feature Photos | Read More »