The current issue of Golf Digest has an article by Dr. Bob Rotella titled, "10 Rules for how to win your major (golf tournament)."
The forecast for the cost of a retiree's health care may rise again. A 65-year-old couple retiring in 2008 may need about $240,000 to cover medical costs in retirement.
Being an entrepreneur is not for the weak in spirit, but it is a rewarding adventure. If you've decided you're going to begin your own business, you've probably already had your share of friendly advice from well-meaning friends.
The terms for using Web sites, which often take on a form of legalese few users pay attention to, are more important than they are interesting to read.
One of the primary reasons people establish a revocable living trust is to avoid probate - the costly, time-consuming court procedure that would otherwise be necessary in most cases to transfer assets at death.
After many years of working, most people plan, and work, toward that special date in the future - the date when they can put their working lives behind them.
In these revenue-tight times, small-business entrepreneurs are cutting corners where ever they can.
If there is any one question I get over and over again, it is people stuck in an unaffordable mortgage asking me how to force Big Mortgage Company, Inc. to change their home loan to something they can afford.
Whether your small business is thriving or simply trying to survive these tough economic times, Santa Clarita Valley business owners may be asking whether it's time to sell their businesses. There is no simple answer to this question, since each business owner's situation is unique. But there are a few factors to consider when making this decision.
Every business can do better. Research suggests that there are 12 areas where a company might make slight changes and see dramatic improvement in a very short period of time. In no special order, here is my list.
Under the most common pattern of employee benefits being offered today, workers accumulate substantial savings before retirement. They then gradually draw down those savings during retirement.
As a small-business owner in the Santa Clarita Valley, a tougher economy may provide an opportunity for you to increase your bottom line by carefully examining each expense and cutting out the extras.
People are living longer than ever. As a result, they are incurring more expenses related to their older years (nursing homes averaged about $5,500 per month per person).
Sergeant is a rank used in some form by most military and police forces around the world.
The personal saving rate in the U.S. has declined sharply in recent years.
Now that I have your interest, I'll try to let you down gently.
Last week marked the end of the first half of the calendar year. It seems like January was just last week.
Starting or growing a family can be an exciting milestone in one's life. But as most experienced parents will tell you, your priorities are likely to change, and along with these changes come new expenses and responsibilities,
Being a trusted advisor is a place of honor. When you reach a certain stage in life, you are compensated not for what you do but for what you know.
With student loan debt nationwide at an estimated $1.2 trillion, homeownership for many recent and past graduates is a distant dream.
Throughout the years at the Advisory Board meetings I facilitate, I've heard a fair amount of laughter and grumbling from the business people who participate.
Jim, president of the top local IT company, came by the other day. He was not happy. He'd just been served with a complaint, alleging that he'd breached a new employee's contract, had wrongfully terminated her, and was guilty of breach of promissory estoppel (whatever that is?).
The bottom line, the profitability of a company, should matter to every employee but many owners tend to keep this information private. Owners then complain when profits are thin.
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.