View Mobile Site

Archive By Section - Business Columns


Oscar Dominguez: Start saving while paying your bills

As tough times abound in this economy, many of our Santa Clarita Valley bankers are hearing this familiar question: "How can I start saving if most of my money goes toward bills?"

January 22, 2009 | By Oscar Dominguez | Business Columns


Alan J. Lyon: Get your tax season over and done with

As we enter the fifth season of the year, tax season, getting yourself organized and prepared now will save a lot of agony later.

January 22, 2009 | By Alan J. Lyon It’s Your Money | Business Columns


Find ‘the main thing' for your business

The sign on the window said it all: "Gone out of business - we forgot what business we were in!"

January 20, 2009 | Kenneth W. Keller Inside Business | Business Columns


Jim Lentini: Our most challenging year in business

The year 2008 was one of the most challenging years I have witnessed during my 46 years in the insurance and investment business.

January 20, 2009 | Signal Staff | Business Columns


Maureen Stephenson: Strategies for unemployment survival

There are three stages people go through when they lose their job: anger, resentment and finally determination. These are the same feelings that a person goes through with any loss such as divorce, separation and death of a loved. The point is, "How do I move on?"

January 17, 2009 | By Maureen Stephenson Know the Score | Business Columns


Michael S. Little: E-mail is helpful, but there are rules to follow

In today's world, e-mail has become the preferred method of communication, not only between friends and family, but also between businesspeople, educators, administrators, lawyers and other professionals.

January 16, 2009 | By Michael S. Little It's The Law | Business Columns


Now might be the best time to invest

With the real estate and stock markets in meltdown mode for the past year, there is real financial panic and despair permeating the air right now.

January 15, 2009 | D. Frank Norton It's Your Money | Business Columns


Kenneth W. Keller: Good employees are highly valuable

Jack Welch, the former head of GE, co-writes a weekly column for Business Week magazine. Sometimes the "Dear Abby" format is used, when someone sends in a question and Welch, together with his wife Suzy, provides answers and thought-provoking perspective.

January 14, 2009 | By Kenneth W. Keller | Business Columns


Jim Lentini: Retirement planning challenges seniors

Today Americans are living longer and more vivacious lives.

January 13, 2009 | Signal Staff | Business Columns


Oscar Dominguez: Expense management can help save small businesses

Our small business bankers, like those at other banks, are hearing two main concerns from customers these days: They want to know what it takes to obtain loans, and they want help managing expenses and cash flow.

January 10, 2009 | Signal Staff | Business Columns


Teresa Todd: Auto dealers hoping things will get better

As most business owners are acutely aware, 2008 witnessed unprecedented freefall dips in the global economy.

January 09, 2009 | Teresa Todd | Business Columns


Kevin Yeam: Know your insurance rights

One of the biggest myths offered by the California insurance industry to justify its eliminating your legal right is the need to control the "litigation explosion" under which we are supposedly burdened. It is simply not true.

January 09, 2009 | By Kevin Yeam | Business Columns


Jim Lentini: Health care financing

If you are concerned about the rising cost of health care and what its escalating cost will do to your retirement plans, you are not alone.

January 06, 2009 | Signal Staff | Business Columns


Don’t make common retirement mistakes

Everyone makes mistakes. If we are smart, we can learn from our mistakes. With luck, we can learn from other people's mistakes too. In the current financial problems affecting our retirement assets, and our hesitancy to be in the market, following are some common pitfalls to avoid with your retirement savings plan at work.

January 05, 2009 | By Jim Lentini | Business Columns


You can rise above natural disasters

Floods, droughts, hurricanes, severe storms, landslides, ice, snow and wildfires are all natural disasters that can cause devastation when it comes to your business. What do you do if your business is destroyed by a natural disaster? Who do you turn to? How can you prepare now to prevent hardship later?

January 02, 2009 | By Maureen Stephenson | Business Columns


« First  « Prev  68 69 70 71 72  Next »  Last »

Page 70 of 82

Articles by Section - Business Columns


Ken Keller: Are you having fun?

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.

June 01, 2014 | By Ken Keller Brain Food For Business Owners | Business Columns


Kari Aaver: Employment resources

Not yet using LinkedIn to help you find qualified professionals? You should be.

May 28, 2014 | By Kari Aaver Business Column | Business Columns


Ken Keller: My trees, your people and lessons learned

When we moved into our home, a row of six tall and bushy pine trees provided ample shade and privacy for our back yard.

May 25, 2014 | By Ken Keller Brain Food For Business Owners | Business Columns


Ken Keller: Why employees leave for greener pastures

Forbes reported that millions of employed Americans are switching employers each month.

May 18, 2014 | By Ken Keller Brain Food For Business Owners | Business Columns


Janice France-Pettit: Financial spring cleaning

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.

May 14, 2014 | By Janice France-Pettit Union Bank | Business Columns


Time to revisit your pricing

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.

May 12, 2014 | By Ken Keller Brain Food for Business Owners | Business Columns


Ken Keller: We should all be so lucky

This past week I watched Brian Tracy's video "Success is a Journey" a total of five times as I facilitated client orientations.

May 03, 2014 | By Ken Keller Brain Food For Business Owners | Business Columns


Janice France-Pettit:Use your tax refund wisely

If you are one of the millions of Americans receiving a refund this year, following are several ways to put your refund to work.

April 30, 2014 | By Janice France-Pettit Union Bank | Business Columns


1 2

Page 2 of 2


Powered By
Morris Technology
Please wait ...