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Women and Personal Finances: Things to Consider at Every Life Stage

By Robbin Narike Preciado Regional President Union Bank In recent decades, women have made incredible strides, both professionally and personally. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, ...

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The Alemian File: Episode 10-The Death of a Breadwinner

By David Alemian The death of a breadwinner is one of the Seven Retirement Killers™.  Protection from this retirement killer is very simple; it’s called life insurance.   The ...

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The Riehl World: Carlsbad City Hall No Place For Apologies

By Richard Riehl Mayor Matt Hall called for peace in the city at the Carlsbad City Council’s March 8 meeting, days after Measure A was defeated. After enduring ...

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The Alemian File: Episode 9-How to Pay for College

By David Alemian College tuition for your children is one of the Seven Retirement Killers™. Just when you should be really focusing on saving for retirement, along comes ...

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Carlsbad City Council “Very Unfamiliar” with Lagoon Mall Review Process

Time for Mayor Hall to Step Down? By Richard Riehl Three days after the San Diego Registrar of Voters announced the defeat of Carlsbad’s Measure A, Mayor Matt ...

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How the Little People Crushed a Corporate Bully

Preserving Carlsbad’s Future the Right Way By Richard Riehl Citizen activism triumphed over corporate greed last week when Carlsbad voters defeated Measure A. If approved it would have ...

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The Alemian File: Episode 8-Late Start to Saving

By David Alemian Are you a business owner in your forties, or fifties and feel you’re behind in your retirement savings? You can’t turn back the clock, but ...

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The Alemian File; Episode 7- Major Illness

By David Alemian Major medical illness is one of the seven retirement killers because it can absolutely kill your retirement plans. During your working years a critical illness ...

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The Riehl World: Following Caruso Affiliated’s Money Trail

Billionaire Developer Pays Off County GOP for Backing Carlsbad’s Measure A By Richard Riehl When I got an email a few days ago from an unrecognizable sender with ...

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The Alemian File Episode 6- Market Losses

By David Alemian Market losses are one of the biggest reasons that so many people are not prepared for retirement. Is there a place for stocks and mutual ...

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The Riehl World: Carlsbad Lagoon Foundation No Friend of Nature

Backs Caruso Mall By Richard Riehl A billionaire L.A. developer came to town planning to transform one of Carlsbad’s three lagoons into a magnet for tourist dollars. After ...

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The Alemian File Episode 5- Inflation

By David Alemian Do you know what it will cost you to live 20, 30 or 40 years from now?   If you don’t know what it will cost ...

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The Riehl World: Ten Reasons to Vote “No on A” in Carlsbad’s Special Election

By Richard Riehl A guy carrying a clipboard appeared at our front door June 25th last year. He said he was a member of a citizens group on ...

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The Alemian File: Episode 4- Taxes

By David Alemian In our last episode I introduced you to the seven retirement killers: Taxes, inflation, market losses, major medical illness, a late start to saving, college ...

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Caruso Overstates Lagoon Mall Benefits- Part 2

Consultants Agree on Inflated Lagoon Mall Benefits- Retail Demand and Revenue Overstated By Richard Riehl The Westfield Corporation donated $75,000 to the opponents of Carlsbad’s Measure A, which, ...

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