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World events 100 years ago

on Tuesday, 23 January 2018. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Events during the year 1918: Jan. 26 – Herbert Hoover, US Food Administrator, calls for “wheatless” and “meatless” days for war effort Jan. 27 – “Tarzan of the Apes”, first Tarzan film, premieres at Broadway Theater Feb. 6 – Great Britain grants women (30

Oh how we love snow

on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in Columns, Opinions

The recent snowfall in these parts was a reminder of how beautiful nature’s winter gift can be. Here are some comments which show how others feel about snow.

The many benefits of a Roth IRA

on Tuesday, 09 January 2018. Posted in Opinions

The Roth IRA changed the whole retirement savings perspective. Since its introduction, it has become a fixture in many retirement planning strategies

Historical events from January past

on Tuesday, 09 January 2018. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Following are anniversaries and birth dates of famous events and people that have happened in January past:

Remembering 2017, the good and bad

on Tuesday, 02 January 2018. Posted in Columns, Opinions

As we embark on a new year, let’s recap some of the good and bad things that happened in 2017.

The worth of waiting

on Monday, 18 December 2017. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

Most of us can identify with the anxiety of the Christmas season. I remember being so excited the last day of school before the winter break, I could hardly contain myself. The expectation of the possibility of seeing Santa and finding my toys had “appear

‘Love Came Down at Christmas’

on Monday, 18 December 2017. Posted in Columns, Opinions

My grandmother loved the poet, Christina Georgina Rossetti. She obviously favored her name as well because she named my mother Christina Rossetti. Recently, I was reminded of Rossetti’s poem, “Love Came Down at Christmas,” which she penned in 1885. Below

Should we reconsider what “retirement” means?

on Monday, 11 December 2017. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

An executive transitions into a consulting role at age 62 and stops working altogether at 65; then, he becomes a buyer for a church network at 69. A corporate IT professional decides to conclude her career at age 58; she serves as a city council member in

Christmas trivia for holiday fun

on Monday, 11 December 2017. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Here’s some Christmas trivia to wow your friends and family during the upcoming holidays. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was created by Robert L. May in 1939, when he wrote a Christmas-themed story-poem to attract customers to his Montgomery-Ward departme

Ingenious items for your Christmas list

on Tuesday, 05 December 2017. Posted in Columns, Opinions

While looking for some unusual, but practical, Christmas gifts, I came across some interesting products. Following is a list of items that are pretty ingenious, but are they really needed?

Year-end charitable gifting

on Tuesday, 28 November 2017. Posted in Editorials, Opinions

Are you making charitable donations this holiday season? If so, you should know about some of the financial “fine print” involved, as the right moves could potentially bring more of a benefit to the charity and to you.

Wise old sayings on people and life

on Tuesday, 28 November 2017. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Join me in counting our blessings

on Tuesday, 21 November 2017. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Yep, I can relate to that...

on Wednesday, 15 November 2017. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Most of us can probably relate to some of the following comments and quotes found on coffee mugs, t-shirts and canvases:

Retirement plan contribution limits rise for 2018

on Wednesday, 15 November 2017. Posted in Opinions

You will able to put a little more into your workplace retirement account in 2018. The federal government has boosted the annual contribution limit on some of the popular qualified retirement plans thanks to inflation and made other adjustments worth
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