Stress in Retirement
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Retirement Stress Is Increasing

Posted June 8, 2017 by Jerri Hemsworth

Many California workers today are feeling stressed about retirement, and a new study indicated that many Americans are not taking steps to prepare for it. Those feeling stressed have lower levels of retirement confidence and are less likely to feel financially secure, according to the recent Retirement Confidence Survey by the Employee Benefit Research Institute […]

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News and Views: Pot Economy in California
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Pot Economy Projected At More Than $7 Billion In California. But…

Posted June 6, 2017 by Jerri Hemsworth

The cannabis culture is quickly becoming the cannabis economy here in California. The November 2016 vote that legalized pot here is scratching the surface of popular knowledge, but those in the know are seeing huge investment in weed business. The AP released a story earlier this year that projects more than $7 billion in value […]

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Social Media info graphic
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The 5 Social Media Platforms You Can’t Ignore

Posted June 1, 2017 by Brenda Hill

With social media, there is no “one size” fits all. In fact, it’s less important what you like, but rather what your customers and clients like, trust, and value. Here are five social media platforms no business can leave behind! “A professional service firm without a website is one that will be out of business […]

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Eliminating Negativity At Work
Business

Eliminating Negativity At Work

Posted June 1, 2017 by Stephen Frueh, PhD

Here are four hidden psychological factors that corrupt performance. Business consulting often focuses on the most tangible challenges: cash flow, supply chain, work flow, job descriptions, salaries and bonuses. In my work with companies and corporate teams, I often take an “inside out” approach. “Inside out” focuses on that which is not so easily seen […]

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Six Networking Myths & Mistakes
Business

6 Networking Myths & Mistakes

Posted June 1, 2017 by Davis Blaine

An exclusive excerpt from the new book Naked Without A Network! During my many years of learning about networking and fostering relationships, I have probably heard every networking myth (i.e., excuse for not putting forth the effort to network). Let me dispel at least some of them. One More Contact “I have enough contacts. I […]

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The Path To Partner, Yi Sun Kim
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The Path To Partner

Posted June 1, 2017 by Jerri Hemsworth

How Yi Sun Kim, the newest partner at Greenberg & Bass, parlayed a bad economy, hard work and philanthropy into a burgeoning practice and a happy life. When you have a conversation with Yi Sun Kim, you quickly get the idea of what she is truly passionate about: her family, her pro-bono work, helping people, […]

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Taking Millennials Mainstream
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Taking Millennials Mainstream

Posted May 31, 2017 by Brian Hemsworth

What one marketing professional and part-time university professor has learned about millennials may surprise you! They are not who mainstream media thinks they are! They are lazy. They are loners. They are narcissistic. That’s the millennial stereotype. Always on their smartphones, probably Snapchat or Instagram, or the social media du jour. But is it true? […]

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Drew Grey of SRG
Accounting

Grey Matters

Posted May 31, 2017 by Brian Hemsworth

One of Southern California’s leading financial advisor/CFO/CPA’s speaks out on current trends. Don’t call Drew Grey an accountant. He hates that. It’s not that he isn’t a CPA (he is), or that he is ashamed of it (he’s not). Quite the contrary, Grey is proud of his financial service background. But being a certified public […]

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Losing Your Concentration
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Losing Your Concentration

Posted May 18, 2017 by Juan Ros

Using philanthropy to diversify and generate income is easier than you think. Do you own too much of a good thing? One of the keys to successful long-term investing is diversification—owning enough of different kinds of investments so that your entire portfolio doesn’t move in the same direction (up or down) at the same time. […]

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Is Now The Time To Sell Your Business
Business

Is Now The Time To Sell Your Business?

Posted May 12, 2017 by Matt Coletta

The economy is improving and business is up, but is now the time to sell? You might be surprised! Knowing that you want to sell is easy. You decide that. Knowing when to sell, well now that’s a bit tougher. Will the market go up, or down? Is your business packaged properly for sale? Can […]

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