If you are one of the millions of Americans receiving a refund this year, following are several ways to put your refund to work.
I don't do it as often as I should, but one of my favorite tools is asking thought-provoking questions of my clients.
When it comes to buying or renting a home, bias too often still appears in all shapes and sizes - because of religion, age, race, sexual orientation, a handicap, a partner from a different race, a different nationality, or simply the presence of kids.
Baseball is a leading sport in America and it is a significant business. The thirty teams in Major League Baseball are valued in the hundreds of millions and annual combined revenues are in the billions of dollars.
The blue/red strobe lights flashed against the sides of the seemingly quiet single family home in upscale Valencia.
Many people I know enjoy at least one television reality show that they will admit as being a guilty pleasure. Mine happens to be "Bar Rescue."
Together, the SCV Economic Development Corporation (SCVEDC), Valley Industrial Association (VIA) and the SCV Chamber of Commerce have set an achievable goal to visit with one hundred companies in May 2014.
In a dispute dating back more than a decade, the Federal Housing Administration on March 13 proposed eliminating a rule that has had sellers paying interest on a loan for days or weeks after the principal had been paid in full.
It is Spring break; time off from school for students of all ages. This time of year is when students bring home progress reports from school and conversations are held at home about grades earned in the classroom.
Union Bank recently announced the results of its annual Small Business Economic Survey, reporting that an increasing number of respondents believe the small business climate will continue to improve in the next two years.
In my opinion, companies that under-perform almost always lack enough "A" players to become a breakthrough organization.
The United States Senate recently approved the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, the next to final step needed to restrain rising flood insurance premiums that delayed or killed an estimated 40,000 home sales nationwide.
In partnership with the County of Los Angeles, $200,000 has been made available to support an Industry Cluster Attraction Incentive (ICAI). The goal of ICAI is to attract new businesses to the Santa Clarita Valley in targeted industries. These industries include Aerospace & Defense, Medical Devices & Biotech, Manufacturing, Digital Media & Entertainment, and Information Technology.
In sports, winning is clearly defined. In order to win, the performance gap has to close between potential and results.
You and your wife decide, after much heated discussion, to let your eighteen year-old, Mary, have a graduation party at your home for 25 kids. You figure one concession and she should be happy.
Even in a state with hundreds of miles of beautiful, sandy beaches, luxury home buyers in California preferred hilltop homes over ocean-front properties by a margin of four to one.
I've always liked watching team sports. Sometimes you don't even have to be watching a game to know how things are going. You simply have to listen. You can hear the winners.
Not yet using LinkedIn to help you find qualified professionals? You should be.
When we moved into our home, a row of six tall and bushy pine trees provided ample shade and privacy for our back yard.
Forbes reported that millions of employed Americans are switching employers each month.
Spring is here and many of us are busy cleaning out closets and dusting the cobwebs that may have accumulated during the winter. While you are taking on spring cleaning projects, consider taking a fresh look at your finances.
If there is one thing that makes me angry, it is the statement stuffed into my cable television bill telling me that the price I have to pay has gone up.
This past week I watched Brian Tracy's video "Success is a Journey" a total of five times as I facilitated client orientations.