Avoid These Financial Traps

They May Be Hazardous to Your Wealth. Managing finances responsibly takes a lot of time — and experience. Learn from your mistakes and try to avoid the traps described here. Money. It’s hard to get and easy to lose. It doesn’t take long for the wealth you’ve accumulated to disappear if you don’t manage your […]

Australian Swim School Celebrating 40 Years of Swim Safety in Orange County!

I’m going to be honest: It is my dream to see my daughters swim in the Olympics. When running through the list of activities that they would do as children, swimming was at the top of my list – way above dance class, soccer practice and piano lessons. So, when we found Australian Swim School’s […]

Reverse Mortgage Update – Q & A with Howard Platte, Golden Empire Mortgage

The reverse mortgage products offered today have gone through a major makeover of sorts in recent years in the pursuit of consumer protection. The overwhelming majority of the reverse mortgages originated in recent years are the FHA Insured Reverse Mortgage product known as the HECM, an acronym for Home Equity Conversion Mortgage. These are some […]

Preferred Kitchen and Bath – Different by Design

Beautiful, affordable kitchens and baths from people you can trust by Ann Laurence • photography by Melisa Chandler, Chandler Photography As women, we care. It’s in our nature. We tirelessly look after the countless details of raising our children, maintaining our homes and furthering our careers. The women at Preferred Kitchen and Bath take this […]

Don’t Wish for It, Work for It

By Paul and Carolyn Fetters Where do you want to be 12 months from now health-wise? God willing that year will come anyway whether you are taking care of yourself or not. Would you like to be 20, 30, even 50 or 100 lbs lighter and 100% stronger? I think that most people who start […]