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Safely Give Your Time and Money to Charities This New Year

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
Safely Give Your Time and Money to Charities This New Year

By Brent Wakefield, President and CEO, Meals on Wheels San Diego County This new year, charitable giving and volunteering will look a lot different, thanks to COVID-19. The need for volunteers and donations is greater than ever as millions more people than usual struggle amid the pandemic’s economic disruption. Unfortunately, many who usually volunteer may […]

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Hedging Your Investment Bets

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Wall Street consensus is that 2021 should be a pretty good year. With the vaccine rollout under way, the expectation is that consumers will begin to feel more comfortable doing things they’ve put off over the past few months. Travel, entertainment, dining out and other activities should see a boom as consumers return. When […]

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The San Diego Foundation Hires a New Chief Innovation Officer

| November 15, 2020 | 0 Comments
The San Diego Foundation Hires a New Chief Innovation Officer

The San Diego Foundation announced that Susan Guinn has been hired as chief innovation officer. With a passion for and a deep understanding of cross-sector partnerships and San Diego’s nonprofit sector, Guinn will seek new funding opportunities and cross-sector initiatives that will allow The San Diego Foundation and its partners to better address community needs […]

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City Council Unanimously Approves New City Auditor

| November 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
City Council Unanimously Approves New City Auditor

In a historic vote, The San Diego City Council unanimously approved Interim Assistant City Auditor Andy Hanau to become San Diego’s second ever City Auditor and the first City Auditor to take office since Measure D was overwhelmingly implemented by voters in March.  The appointment of Hanau marks the end of a years-long endeavor by Audit Committee Chairman Scott Sherman to reform the process of how the City Auditor […]

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Ingenious and Resilient and Reopening

| September 9, 2020 | 0 Comments
Ingenious and Resilient and Reopening

By Daniel Geddis, President Mission Hills BID and partner Team D&B at One Mission Realty Baseball season is in full swing and at The Regal Beagle a loyal following knows the drill for tailgating in the India and Chalmers Streets parking lot: “Bring your own chair or tailgate, respect social distancing, and never apologize for […]

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Six Mistakes People Make with Annuities

| September 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Ask some financial advisors what they think about annuities, and their first thought is likely to be “Commissions.” They won’t say that, of course, but the reality is that annuity sales generate huge revenues for brokers and insurance agents. So it’s no surprise that they sell a lot of them. But are they good for […]

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A Tale of Two Decisions

| August 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

The stock market drop in February and March was the fastest drop of that magnitude on record. The recovery since late March has been equally breathtaking. In fact, many people we speak with are surprised that the broad stock market has completely recovered its losses for the year. During turbulent markets like these, investors face […]

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What Now?

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Captain Kaplan, Sir!  By Laura Walcher In 2018, attorney Michael A. Kaplan, Esq. received the Martindale-Hubble Peer Review Rating award for his Personal Injury services. Annually, to the present, San Diego Magazine has noted brother Michael Kaplan as a “Top Attorney” in Personal Injury Law.  As a captain in the U.S. Army, doing duty in Viet […]

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Cherishing Freedom and Embracing Re-opening

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

By J. Daniel Geddis, President, Mission Hills BID and Owner Team D&B at One Mission Realty Freedom comes in many forms. We may even forget we have until it is taken or altered in some way. Wearing a mask, the limitations placed on businesses, and altering our daily lives, can feel like an assault on […]

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Investing in an Election Year

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

You’re going to be hearing a lot of people talking about how to ‘prepare your portfolio’ for the election results. I could make a case for lots of different possible outcomes, regardless of whom is ultimately elected. At the end of the day, though, the markets will have the final say, and it’s likely to […]

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