If you are anticipating retiring within the next few years, you may need to do some careful re-planning.
Today, as in any recession, there is one thing you can count on and that is "change." As companies tighten their belts, reorganize and merge, preparing yourself for transition is crucial to your career.
As this is the beginning of the new year, one of your tasks should be to make sure your plan beneficiary choices are up to date.
The recent Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Arizona Cardinals was an excellent example of how executing will win or lose a game.
These days, with the markets experiencing such wide swings on a daily basis, it is hard feeling the strain and the urge to panic.
The S&P 500 dropped 52.98 percent from its all-time high on Oct. 9, 2007, to its Nov.21, 2008 low.
We have some interesting numbers that will affect all of us as those in charge attempt to correct and replace what we have lost through this financial crisis.
In the past few months, four Union Bank branches in the Santa Clarita Valley have received numerous inquiries about refinancing, a topic especially relevant as the economic climate continues to trend downward, and mortgage interest rates plummet to record lows.
I bet that got your attention. It's something that every business owner knows, but it seems to get lost in the shuffle of our day-to-day doing business. These days, when everyone is in a pinch, we all can use a reminder about little things that might have gotten lost in the high times. I'm not going to give you a lot of rhetoric on the subject. Instead I'm going to simply give you a list ...
Employers looking to reduce overhead in 2009 by terminating employees due to the impacts of the bad economy should not assume that such decisions are free of the risk that a wrongful termination action could be filed by the terminated employee.
Did you know that if you are an American buying your first home between April 9, 2008, and July 1, 2009, the U.S. government will give you up to $7,500 in the form of a federal tax credit?
There is tremendous uncertainty among business owners these days. The confidence of many is shattered and for many others, it is wavering, on the verge of being broken.
There are not many individuals and businesses that haven't seen their incomes and retirement plans shrinking due to our current crisis.
Author Michael Jeffreys personally interviewed 15 top motivational gurus in 1997 for his book.
It used to be, when a person died and the will was read, it was the last word. The kids could rave about how unfair it is, the spouse could be indignant that restrictions were put on his or her bequest and the lawyer could revel in the control he or she would have over the estate - not to mention the fees to be collected through the probate. But a testator could at least ...
It's the start of the final quarter of the calendar year. Your company is falling behind the plan you set at the beginning of the year and even though you revised the numbers at midyear, the company is still falling short.
Businesses, like people and products, go through what is called the life cycle. The four stages are birth, growth, maturity and decline.
M ost people are familiar with the term "Cottage Industry". It came from the 16th century phenomena of distributed production where workers produced and sold individual products (or portions of products) from their homes.
The decade ending on Dec. 31, 2009 was considered by many in the media as "The Lost Decade."