While many retail shops in Grass Valley have come and gone over the past 13 years, Ragtime remains. When asked the reason for her store’s longevity, owner Darlene Sanders says, “One of the main reasons we are still here is that women have so much fun …Read More »
International Monetary Fund (IMF) representatives have given China strong signals that the yuan is likely to soon join the fund’s basket of reserve currencies, known as Special Drawing Rights (SDR), Chinese officials with knowledge of the matter told …Read More »
Be thankful for what you have. Count your blessings. Think positive thoughts. Did you get your fill last week? It may appear easy to do when you seemingly already have what you want. Don’t be fooled.It may be easier, when it’s your nature, to always …Read More »
When Paul Jorgensen was in his late 20s, he set out on a month-long trip through India with his mom.He couldn’t have guessed that he would come back ready to change the course of his life. His sister-in-law, an interior designer, had asked Jorgensen …Read More »
As a kid growing up in Nevada County, Dan Fletcher was fascinated with old cars. For his eighth-grade graduation, his parents gave him a beat up 1956 Ford pick-up truck.He was too young to drive it, but that was the plan all along.“They told me to ge …Read More »
When Robert Coleman quotes the proverb, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” it rings true.“I find things on the side of the road, from scrap wood to broken furniture. I take things people don’t want and turn them into useful and beautiful th …Read More »
Interest rates worldwide have been ultra-low and at self-professed “emergency levels” for more than half a decade and are purposely set there by the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank and indeed most central banks worldwide.The thinking is that ultra-low inte …Read More »
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