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Hayden Dover, MFT and Kim Fleming, IMFT are currently forming men’s and women’s process groups and are seeking up to 9 participants for each group. These groups will offer a unique experience to encourage assertive communication, learning, and practice social skills in a supportive, caring community.
Hayden Dover, MFT is forming a men’s process group focused on supporting men in finding greater self understanding, enriching their lives and developing more satisfying personal…Continue
Added by Hayden Dover, MFT on March 27, 2014 at 1:39pm — No Comments
Whether you’re still digging out from the wake of the polar vortex on the East Coast, or feeling a bit guilty for the season’s strangely pleasant weather on the West, winter is slowly but surely coming to an end. With the return of the sun comes that perennial feeling of renewal and rebirth that inspires us to take inventory and tidy up our lives. Put simply: it’s time again for some spring cleaning.
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Added by Julia M. Garwood, CFLS on March 19, 2014 at 11:19am — No Comments
Happy Women’s History Month! March is the time of year when we celebrate the strength and accomplishments of the women throughout the ages. It was more than 100 years ago when the seed of Women’s History Month was first planted. In 1911, the first annual International Women’s Day was officially celebrated by more than a million people in Europe. After staking its annual claim on March 8 and spreading to countries…Continue
Added by Julia M. Garwood, CFLS on March 15, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Tax season is just around the corner, and divorce can make preparing and filing your taxes tricky. In particular, if you’re paying or receiving spousal support, there are a few things to keep in mind during this season of reported incomes and deductions.
Added by Julia M. Garwood, CFLS on March 6, 2014 at 11:15am — No Comments
When we think about aging, we usually think about wrinkles and sagging skin. But aging is a biological process that involves much more than that.
Despite what our birthdays say, science has proven that some of the most detrimental causes of aging have nothing to do with our age, but are closely linked to high insulin, excessive food consumption, poor quality diet, trans-fats, and processed foods. This is why we have vibrant 80 year olds and sick and tired 40 year olds. The foods that…Continue
Added by GSDBA on March 5, 2014 at 11:02am — No Comments
Whether you categorize yourself as a baby boomer or a millennial, chances are you already have had a personal experience or first-hand knowledge in caring for a loved one. The National Alliance for Caregiving estimates that 29% of the U.S. adult population is acting as informal caregivers, providing care to someone who is ill, disabled, or aged. Baby boomers are considered to be part of the “sandwich generation” since they continue to support their children while simultaneously playing…Continue
Added by GSDBA on March 5, 2014 at 10:37am — No Comments
Financial planning is a journey that requires continual monitoring and adjustments. As you move through different phases of your life, priorities and circumstances change that can alter your course. Being aware of changing needs and finding appropriate solutions can help you reach your financial goals.
The financial landscape for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans – and in particular, same-sex couples – includes a number of matters that are unique to the…Continue
Added by GSDBA on March 4, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments
The movie Groundhog Day is a comical rendition of déjà vu that features a cynical newscaster who is forced to repeat the same day (Groundhog Day) over and over again. Phil Conners is finally granted the ability to progress to February 3rd after he changes his outlook on life and decides to become a better person. The movie illustrates the importance of being…Continue
Added by Julia M. Garwood, CFLS on February 18, 2014 at 7:31am — No Comments
There is nothing more liberating than reaching the point after a divorce when you feel ready to start dating again. But just because you’ve committed yourself to taking the plunge back into the dating scene, doesn’t mean you’re ready to jump in with both feet. There are some things to keep in mind when you start dating after a divorce that will help you feel empowered. The first step is to make sure you are ready to move forward with dating after a divorce.
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Added by Julia M. Garwood, CFLS on February 4, 2014 at 8:05am — No Comments
Blake will take over the chamber on Feb. 3 as it heads into its 35th anniversary year.
Most recently, Blake was director of marketing and communications for the Rady…Continue
While most financial experts agree that saving should be a part of every household budget, many Americans admit that they aren’t prepared financially for life’s unexpected challenges and emergencies.
If your New Year’s resolution is to become more financially prepared for a “rainy day,” following are five tips to help you save. This is first article in a five-part financial planning series focused on Getting and Staying Prepared for Life’s Opportunities, Challenges and…Continue
Added by GSDBA on January 28, 2014 at 3:40pm — No Comments
Of primary importance in any divorce is the well being of the children. Therefore, drug and alcohol abuse by a parent, legal custodian, person seeking guardianship, or person seeking visitation in a guardianship, can certainly impact California child custody and visitation rights. It’s important that issues of substance abuse are addressed fully as grounds for limited custody and visitation rights. While the safety of the children is always a concern for the State, it doesn’t…Continue
Added by Julia M. Garwood, CFLS on January 22, 2014 at 8:13am — No Comments
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Added by Jacqueline A Leshko on January 22, 2014 at 7:49am — No Comments
Remember that lemonade stand you started when you were a kid?…
Added by GSDBA on January 10, 2014 at 9:27am — No Comments
Tis the season for getting engaged! According to aFairchild Bridal Group survey, November and December account for 26 percent of marriage proposals in the United States. This exciting occasion is filled with joy, life changes, and sometimes difficult subjects to broach – such as asking for a …Continue
Added by Julia M. Garwood, CFLS on January 6, 2014 at 11:38am — No Comments
When couples enter into a marriage there are very few that consider the implications of this binding contract coming to an end. A majority of future spouses don’t even consider a prenuptial agreement. This means that in the unfortunate event of a divorce, couples are left to decide the division of their property while…Continue
Added by Julia M. Garwood, CFLS on December 19, 2013 at 3:57pm — No Comments
For me, 2013 was a terribly costly year.
I knew that 2013 would be tough. GSDBA had asked me to lead it through some difficult decisions. The GSDBA Board needed to re-engage the membership, the direction of GSDBA needed review, and membership wanted a reason to stay.
With big years, there are terrible decisions that must be made. From the beginning, the only purpose of my being Chair of GSDBA was to reunite and reengage the membership with the direction of the organization. …Continue
Added by Eric D Brown on December 18, 2013 at 11:07am — No Comments
UNION BANK RECEIVES TOP SCORE ON HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN’S 2014 CORPORATE EQUALITY INDEX
Bank Named One of “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality”
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (December 9, 2013) – Union Bank, N.A., announced today that it earned a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human…Continue
Added by GSDBA on December 9, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
The winter holidays – from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day – are a time for celebration and holiday cheer. It’s when families come together and the spirit of the season makes us all shine a little brighter. Garwood Family Law and Mediation understands that the holidays can be challenging for divorcees, and that you might feel some apprehension as the end of the year approaches. No need to simply batten down the hatches and try to just survive them though.…Continue
Added by Julia M. Garwood, CFLS on December 6, 2013 at 9:39am — No Comments
Small business owners, especially new sole proprietors, can find a wealth of information covering their federal tax responsibilities on www.IRS.gov.
The SB/SE Tax Center is the “Go To” IRS.gov page for everything small…Continue
Added by GSDBA on December 3, 2013 at 10:42am — No Comments