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The Real McCoy: Avoid lawsuits when selling

Dear Kari, My husband and I are in the midst of selling our home and our agent gave us a ridiculously huge stack of disclosure forms to fill out on our home. We have alw ...

Olga on Investments: Making the decision

Sometimes the hardest thing to do is actually make a choice. Often times we know what the issue is and where we want to be, but taking the dive and making changes is the hardest pa ...

From Where I Sit: Destructive museum trip

Like you, I am largely ignorant of all of the dynamics behind the goings on by what we now know as ISIS. All of us get our information second-hand, third-hand, or worse, through th ...

On the Town: Honoring our local students

My shows are back Last week I watched this season’s first episodes of “Survivor” and “The Amazing Race.” The “Survivor” episode was very ...

City Scene: An invitation to enjoy and maintain Folsom’s many cherished trails

As I sit down to write this column, I look out my window and see blue skies peeking out from behind the clouds, reminding us that sunnier days are right around the corner. Spring i ...

The Real McCoy: The truth about bridge loans

Dear Kari, My husband and I have been discussing moving into a bigger home for a while now and finally last night he said let’s do it! The next day I called a real estate of ...

Olga on Investments: How to navigate the Social Security website

As many have noticed, Social Security is no longer sending yearly notices that state what the retirement benefits are. Due to budget cuts, only the people nearing the Social Securi ...

From Where I Sit: How was your day? Your life?

Sometimes 400 words isn’t enough. If you will indulge me, let us continue the conversation begun last week. After all, we have had 168 more hours to live, so how did it go? ...

On the Town: Don’t snooze reading this column

Off the top of my head I read an interesting article in a local paper that made me laugh. Some local school districts are considering starting junior high and high school later by ...

Olga on Investments: Possible pre-retirement income stream

Retiring early and accessing retirement savings may be possible without having to wait until 59 ½. Currently there is a law that individuals may not take out premature distr ...