The glimmers of hope for 2021 are flickering in the gloaming. But before you set aside your dog-eared 2020 calendar, there are a few pieces of business to attend to when it comes to your financial health and wealth. Here are 10 moves to make before year-end.
At the entrance to the Rosemead, Calif., headquarters of Panda Restaurant Group, the parent company of Panda Express, Panda Inn and Hibachi-San, the artist Robert Indiana’s “LOVE” sculpture was recently unveiled. The 12-foot-high multi-million-dollar installation, with those four bright red letters made of aluminum, perches atop a fountain of flowing water. It was a private […]
THREE dollars can go a long way. Moviegoers 65 and older who bought tickets at the Bainbridge Cinemas or the Bainbridge Performing Arts center in Bainbridge Island, Wash., could pay full price for their ticket and have the $3 senior discount redirected to a local charity that provides child care to low-income families. The program, […]
STEPHANIE Cordes, a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara, has a present from her father, Ron, that she treasures. It’s a handmade pink scrapbook, titled, “5 Life Lessons From Dad.” Inside are whimsical photos of her with friends and family alongside typed pages containing his simple guidance. The chapters are: “Seek your passion.” […]
Recently, my inbox and mailbox have been flooded with requests for year-end donations. My alma maters are holding out the plate, as are the local shelter for abused and homeless women and children, the food bank, public radio and others. I don’t give away a lot of money, but I do feel a genuine loyalty […]