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6 Ways to Secure Enough Money for a Happy Retirement

Ways to a Happy RetirementAs the song goes ‘You load sixteen tons and what do you get? Another day older and deeper in debt.’ Well, it doesn’t need to be that way.   In fact, having enough money for a happy retirement is not a mirage. It just takes some planning, hard work, and dedication to make it happen. With that in mind, here are six ways to turn that dream into a reality.

  • Start Investing Early

Don’t wait until your 50’s or early-60’s to start socking money away. Get into the habit of investing early on. Maybe all you can afford is $10 per week, but at the end of the year that is $520 and after 10 years, you will have $5,200 and that is not counting any returns on your investment. Continue Reading

Choosing the Right Payment Processor for Your Business

If you are looking at adding credit card processing to your small business, you know you need to choose carefully. After all, having the right processor means many things, all of them important. It means you have made a wise choice for your bottom line, one that reflects the best and most cost-effective combinations of… Continue Reading

Boost Your Productivity With Rebecca Howard

There are only so many hours in the day, so making the most of your time is key. As someone who’s been self-employed since the age of 23, Bella Bambino founder Rebecca Howard knows the ins and outs of fostering productivity. Inheriting her late husband’s business put her face to face with plenty of challenges, but with an eye… Continue Reading

The Real Pros & Cons of Small Business Loans

Borrowing money is always a tricky situation, because it’s not something anyone is looking forward to, especially in the world of business. Unfortunately, for many small business owners, an SBA is necessary to keep the business afloat. Small businesses are considered the backbone of the American economy, employing more than two-thirds of the workforce over… Continue Reading

Carmine’s New Restaurant to Open in Bellevue September 12th

Carmine’s is Coming to Bellevue Carmine’s Bellevue restaurant opening to the public on September 12th at 88 102nd Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004. Carmine’s will be the newest addition to Bellevue’s fine dining landscape situated against the south side of Downtown Park, just off Old Main. Carmine’s will be run by Carmine Jr. and Philip… Continue Reading

Transgender in the Workplace: Beyond the Bathroom

How to Work with Transgender People in a Respectful Way In our current political conversations about transgender rights, bathrooms and locker rooms are getting all of the attention but in the workplace, the respectful inclusion of transgender employees goes well beyond the bathroom. Working with employers who have had experiences with openly transgender employees in… Continue Reading

Mike Shea and Chanel Holman New Managers at Pearl Bellevue

PEARL Bellevue SEAFOOD & OYSTER BAR WELCOMES TWO NEW RESTAURANT MANAGERS Chanel Holman and Mike Shea join leadership at Pearl Bellevue seafood bar  PEARL Bellevue Seafood & Oyster Bar, a locally owned and operated restaurant in Bellevue which features a menu focused on fresh, seasonal seafood and local ingredients, is proud to welcome new restaurant… Continue Reading

Bloodworks Northwest Hosting Blood Drive at Whole Foods Market in Bellevue Thursday, July 14.

Bloodworks Northwest Blood Drive Thursday Bloodworks Northwest is hosting a blood drive in partnership with Whole Foods Market in Bellevue (888 116th Ave NE) on Thursday, July 14. Those who register to donate to Bloodworks Northwest at the Bellevue Whole Foods Market on Thursday will receive a complimentary pound of coffee. Continue Reading

Local Artists Taking Part in 2016 Bellevue Festival of the Arts July 29-31!

Bellevue Festival of the Arts Promotes its Artists This year’s Bellevue Festival of the Arts artist participants include acclaimed local names from across the Pacific Northwest, many of whom are also acclaimed artists on the national scale Bellevue, WA. As part of Bellevue’s annual, much-anticipated “Arts Fair Weekend” at the last full weekend every July,… Continue Reading

Microsoft Announces April 21st as Quarterly Earnings Release Date

Microsoft Corp. will publish fiscal year 2016 third-quarter financial results after the close of the market on Thursday, April 21, 2016, on the Microsoft Investor Relations website athttps://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Investor/. A live webcast of the earnings conference call will be made available at 2:30 p.m. PDT. Redmond-based Microsoft is striving to be the leading platform and productivity… Continue Reading