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The Riehl World: Follow the Money in Carlsbad’s Pay to Play Politics

By Richard Riehl Carlsbad voters who wonder why their elected officials unanimously supported an L.A. developer’s failed attempt to bring a shopping mall to the city’s Agua Hedionda ...

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The Alemian File: Episode 27-Retirement In America – What’s Next?

By David Alemian Recently, I wrote about the pros and cons of how the “Greatest Generation” employees came back from WWII and spent their entire careers with the ...

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Making the Most of the Leap Second

Thank goodness for the leap second; a second outside of planning, outside of routine, outside of trials and concerns. At 3:59:59 local time on December 31st, we get ...

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The Alemian File: Episode 26-Retirement In America, The Present

By David Alemian Last time I talked about the pros and cons of how the “Greatest Generation” employees would spend their entire careers with the same company, because ...

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The Alemian File: Episode 25-Retirement In America, the Past

By David Alemian Years ago, “Greatest Generation” employees would spend their entire careers with the same company, because at retirement they would get a lifetime pension. There are ...

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The Riehl World: Hospital Attorneys Go 0 for 3

Tri-City’s Fired CEO Cleared Again of Wrongdoing By Richard Riehl When Tri-City Medical Center fired Larry Anderson three years ago they wanted to save the $650,000 in severance ...

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The Alemian File: Episode 24-Pay Yourself First

By David Alemian Have you heard the old saying “Pay Yourself First?” There is a lot of wisdom in those words. It means the first thing in your ...

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The Riehl World: Grading on the Curve

Carlsbad’s Intersection Circumspection By Richard Riehl Carlsbad’s elected officials took the city’s vision of “a small town feel and beach community character” and twisted it into a developer-friendly ...

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The Alemian File: Episode 23-Are You Ready for the Next Market Crash?

By David Alemian Are you ready for the next market crash?  Or is your money still in the market? If your money is still in the market, do ...

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The Riehl World: Carlsbad Land Use Plans Don’t Match Community Vision

Mayor Spins Results of City’s Public Opinion Survey By Richard Riehl At the California Coastal Commission’s May 11 meeting Carlsbad Mayor Matt Hall testified that the city’s General ...

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The Alemian File: Episode 22-Rural Healthcare

By David Alemian Earlier this week, I was a featured speaker at the annual conference for the California Association of Rural Health Clinics. My presentation was titled “Physician ...

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The Riehl World: Find the Hidden Mega Mall

Coastal Commission Halts Carlsbad Mayor’s Land Use Shell Game By Richard Riehl Thanks to the vigilance of California Coastal Commissioner Olga Diaz and the leadership of Carlsbad City ...

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The Alemian File: Episode 21-Time Proves the 401k is a Loser

By David Alemian The 401(k) started in the 1970s and by the mid-1980s it was the fastest growing retirement plan in America. It replaced pension plans everywhere, because ...

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The Alemian File: Episode 20-Pensions Lower the Cost of Healthcare

By David Alemian The problem of physician recruitment and retention keeps coming up.  I spoke about it last week at a conference in North Carolina.  Later this month, ...

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Three Ways New Grads Can Manage their Expenses this Summer

Paul Socia, CEO and president of Miramar Federal Credit Union has some advice on how to manage expenses for new grads. When it comes to your finances, sadly ...

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