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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
Holiday Lights City Tour starts December 13, 2013
Five Star Tours spreads Holiday cheer family and friends visiting Christmas Circle and Jingle Hill neighborhoods from December 13th to 31st San Diego, CA.
San Diego, CA November 27, 2013- Five Star Tours invites you to the most beautiful Christmas illuminations and light shows in San Diego with their tour…Continue
Added by Alfonso Hernandez on November 27, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Come and explore North County's top breweries as we go on an exciting brew cruise! Join us as we travel on our luxury motor coach and go brew tasting and chat with fellow brewers about the basics of brew tactics.
We will start our journey at your departure point of choice and continue up the Interstate 15 to our first brewery which is Stone. Stone Brewery is known for the aggressive Arrogant Bastard Ale, although the brewery considers Stone Pale Ale and…Continue
Added by Alfonso Hernandez on November 27, 2013 at 2:28pm — No Comments
Providing care to those in need of assistance often falls to adult older children as their parents age. Just as divorce affects many other aspects of family life, going through a divorce or caring for divorced parents can have a dramatic impact on caregiving.
According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, National Center on Caregiving, over 65 million…Continue
Added by Julia M. Garwood, CFLS on November 26, 2013 at 11:35am — No Comments