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Goals-based retirement planning key to strategizing for the future

Goals-based retirement planning key to strategizing for the future

It probably doesn’t come as a surprise to hear that planning for retirement is more complicated today than it was a generation ago – especially as companies steer away from…

Tips for reducing financial stress this holiday season

Tips for reducing financial stress this holiday season

Expenses tend to accompany the holiday season and add additional stress to an already demanding time of year. With holiday sales expected to increase 3.6 percent to $655.8 billion this…

Those hoping for Trump change will get their wish … for the worse

Those hoping for Trump change will get their wish … for the worse

So, this may be what it felt like to live in Bavaria during the rise of the National Socialist German Workers’ Party in the 1920s, if not Berlin in the…

No time like the present to start saving for retirement

No time like the present to start saving for retirement

Last month we celebrated National Save for Retirement Week, a national effort to bring awareness to saving for retirement. As the population ages, there are many realities to be aware…

Women in business, part 3: The power of networking

Women in business, part 3: The power of networking

As a female in a heavily male-dominated industry, I am always excited to see the impact we can make as a group by supporting and empowering one another. By building…

Elway, other Colorado leaders have an obligation to denounce Trump extremism

Elway, other Colorado leaders have an obligation to denounce Trump extremism

It’s a dark time in Broncos Country after Denver ventured into the Black Hole of Raiders Nation on Sunday and limped out defeated, bloodied and facing a dark, ugly Election…

Women in business, part 2: Minding the gender wage gap

Women in business, part 2: Minding the gender wage gap

Currently, women are earning an average of $11,000 less than their male counterparts – with the gender wage gap only increasing as we age. If we want to eliminate that…

Women in business, part 1: Investing in gender diversity

Women in business, part 1: Investing in gender diversity

Gender diversity in the workplace has always been a hot button issue among the media and public. Arguments for more female participation in the workplace and in senior positions are…

Eagle County’s Game of Homes

Eagle County’s Game of Homes

A few years ago there was an informal session in the Town of Vail council chambers regarding the Chamonix housing project. It was attended by a score or so of…

County commissioner candidate Dunahay lost Sleeper House in foreclosure

County commissioner candidate Dunahay lost Sleeper House in foreclosure

One of the roles of a blog like mine is to point out erroneous information, holes in coverage, necessary context or suggest potential future story lines to mainstream media publications,…