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Are you an “efficient” investor?

John Zezini

Generally speaking, if you’re efficient at a particular task, you’ll get good results without wasting effort. As you’ve already learned from your life experiences, it’s usually far better to be efficient at something than to be inefficient — and that’s certainly true with investing. So, what can you do to become a more efficient investor? […]

No Comment / September 15, 2013 | Posted in Business Columns | Read More »

What do new investors really need to know?

If you’re starting out as an investor, you might be feeling overwhelmed. After all, it seems like there’s just so much to know. How can you get enough of a handle on basic investment concepts so that you’re comfortable in making well-informed choices? Actually, you can get a good grip on the investment process by […]

No Comment / August 27, 2013 | Posted in Business Columns | Read More »

Can “excess” retirement dollars help your grandchildren?

John Zezini

National Grandparents Day is observed on Sept. 8. And although this “Day” is not as widely known as Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, it does remind us of the importance of grandparents. If you’re a grandparent yourself, you may be thinking of ways to help your grandchildren on their journey through life. One of the […]

No Comment / August 22, 2013 | Posted in Business Columns | Read More »

Francisco forms new company in El Dorado Hills

A high-tech industry public relations consultant announced the launch of Integrity Global Management, a new business management company focused on global business expansion, strategy and execution for its clients. Based in El Dorado Hills, Integrity Global is designed to help clients achieve their business growth objectives with a trio of expert services focused on sales development, marketing […]

No Comment / August 21, 2013 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Financial focus: Can you benefit from municipal bonds?

John Zezini

Over the past couple of years, the economic picture has brightened for many cities and states — but some of them are still facing potential financial problems. As a citizen, you may well have concerns about these issues. And as an investor, these financial woes may affect your thinking about one particular type of investment […]

No Comment / August 06, 2013 | Posted in Business Columns | Read More »

How can younger investors cope with tough times?

As Americans, we’re used to thinking that we will inevitably do better than our parents’ generation. But, for now at least, this type of progress may be facing some roadblocks — and this inability to gain ground, financially, can have real implications for today’s younger people and their approach to investing. Before we get to […]

No Comment / July 30, 2013 | Posted in Business Columns | Read More »

MarketPlace Veterinary Hospital provides total care

Tim Long, Registered Veterinary Technician, comforts Toby, a Japanese Chin, who had 10 abscessed teeth. Long is a licensed animal dentist. Photo by Roberta Long

A  healthy, happy pet adds enjoyment to any family or individual. In addition to the usual maladies pets are subject to, animals in the foothills can be exposed to rattlesnakes, ticks, heat stroke and diseases such as West Nile virus and Lyme disease. The veterinary staff at MarketPlace Veterinary Hospital is dedicated to maintaining healthy pets […]

No Comment / July 21, 2013 | Posted in Business | Read More »