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Avoid problems by updating beneficiary designations

Like many people, you might not particularly enjoy thinking about your estate plans, but such planning is necessary to make sure your assets go where you want them to go. And it’s just as important to regularly review your plans with your tax, legal and financial professionals in case any changes are needed. For instance, […]

May 21, 2014 | Posted in Business Columns | Tagged ,

Prepare for health care costs in retirement

As you save and invest for retirement, what are your ultimate goals? Do you plan on traveling the world? Purchasing a vacation home? Pursuing your hobbies? People often think and plan for these costs. Yet, too often, many of us overlook what potentially could be a major expense during our retirement years: health care. By […]

May 06, 2014 | Posted in Business Columns | Tagged ,

Prepare for Health Care Costs in Retirement

As you save and invest for retirement, what are your ultimate goals? Do you plan on traveling the world? Purchasing a vacation home? Pursuing your hobbies? People often think and plan for these costs. Yet, too often, many of us overlook what potentially could be a major expense during our retirement years: health care. By […]

April 02, 2014 | Posted in Business Columns | Tagged ,

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

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 […]

April 01, 2014 | Posted in Business Columns | Tagged ,

Financial focus: Take steps to protect your family business

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 […]

March 05, 2014 | Posted in Business Columns | Tagged ,

Saving is good … but it’s not investing

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: […]

March 04, 2014 | Posted in Business Columns | Tagged ,

Marshall opens EDH pediatric office with integrative focus

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 […]

April 02, 2014 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,
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