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Roth Conversions: More Important Than Ever Before

| June 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

A Roth Conversion is when you distribute money out of a regular IRA and “convert” it into a Roth IRA. Because you are taking a distribution from your IRA, this creates taxable income. If the funds are then left in the Roth IRA for five years or more (and you are over 59½), earnings in […]

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Unsuspecting Consumers Purchase Life Threatening Chemicals

| June 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

One of the most important responsibilities as a journalist is to inform the public of very serious situations, especially when it can be detrimental to your health and wellbeing. That’s why I am sharing this very important information about chemicals that are currently in the paint departments of your local retailers: Lowes, The Home Depot, […]

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Café Seating? A-Frame Signs?

| May 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
Café Seating?  A-Frame Signs?

Permits Available Now through the Mission Hills BID’s PROW Program Mission Hills BID What is “PROW” and how does it effect me? If you are a business owner in Mission Hills with a ground- level storefront we have information for you about how to take full advantage of your Mission Hills BID membership. If you […]

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Springtime Indulgences in Mission Hills

| April 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Springtime Indulgences in Mission Hills

Krista Lombardi, President, Mission Hills BID Lombardi Team at Scott & Quinn Real Estate Nothing says springtime like a walk around the neighborhood when everything is in full bloom. The flowers are freshly in bloom, fragrant, and filled with color. The foliage is at its peak. Welcome April! Mission Hills’ residential neighborhood is a perfect […]

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The Problem With Protectionism

| April 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

On balance, global trade makes everyone better off. Trade lowers prices for domestic consumers and increases the choice and variety of goods available. Sixty-inch flat screen TVs would not be selling for $600 today without the increased availability and lower costs of global trade. So how do tariffs affect trade, and why is the stock […]

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How to Successfully Get Started on Your Own Quest to Fitness and HealthBy

| April 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

You know that you want to be ____ (enter any number of positive adjectives that are plaguing your mind at the moment: healthy, fit, strong, confident, muscular, thinner). Yet, it can be so hard to get started. How many cycles of “tomorrow’s the day” or “I’ll start on Monday” or “next month when things aren’t […]

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Lizz Russell, Celebrity Designer and Patient Advocate

| April 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Lizz Russell, Celebrity Designer and Patient Advocate

Over the past seven years, I have had the pleasure of working with and getting to know celebrity designer Lizz Russell. In the process, I’ve gotten to know and understand her life and the challenges she has had to overcome because of serious health issues. She is inspiring. In honor of her annual May Cocktails […]

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Trust, But Verify

| March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hiring a bookkeeper is an excellent way to help keep your finances organized, especially if you’re not that into managing money and balancing a checkbook. A bookkeeper who can keep track of income and pay bills is a valuable resource for a busy entrepreneur, enabling a business owner focus on his or her business instead […]

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Mad for March in Mission Hills

| March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Mad for March in Mission Hills

By Krista Lombardi, President, Mission Hills BID If you are anything like me, the arrival of spring during the month of March feels like a new beginning. It happens to be my birthday month, which I share with Saint Patrick and all of the day’s revelers. I plan to keep it local and celebrate in […]

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Maria Menounos To Host Susan G. Komen® San Diego’s “Screens, Genes & The Choices We Make” Annual Fundraiser

| March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Maria Menounos To Host Susan G. Komen® San Diego’s “Screens, Genes & The Choices We Make” Annual Fundraiser

On March 14, Susan G. Komen® San Diego (Komen San Diego) will bring together leading cancer and wellness experts from around the globe to share the latest developments in breast cancer research, treatment and well-being at its much-anticipated fourth annual dinner symposium, “Screens, Genes & The Choices We Make” presented by Bank of America. The […]

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