‘Step-by-step’ approach can ease estate-planning process

Like many people, you may enjoy investing.

Find security with a solid retirement plan

Achieving financial independence is key to enjoying a satisfying retirement. Social Security has many tools to help you plan for your future.

Central Washington State Fair staff recognized

YAKIMA – The Central Washington State Fair has added two new staff members and its assistant manager recently was named a top fair executive.

How women are planning their financial futures

Women are taking action to approach retirement with greater confidence. Some recent, intriguing survey data indicates that women are planning their financial futures with some degree of pragmatism, but also with considerable motivation.

Goodbye, child care costs... hello, college savings opportunities

If you’re a working parent, you know firsthand about the difficulties of finding quality, affordable care for your children.

Different benefits for different family situations

National Family Month takes place each year from Mother’s Day in May to Father’s Day in June, and coincides with the end of the school year when families are able to spend even more time together.

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BBQ and chainsaws big hit in Grandview

The aromas of barbecue and wood shavings hung in the air at the second annual Stihl and BBQ Demonstration Day held last Saturday at the ACE Hardware Store in downtown Grandview.

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Changes afoot for FSI’s next 50 years

True Value, Just Ask Rental to close end of May

This year not only marks the 50th anniversary of FSI Fabrication in Sunnyside under one family’s ownership, but 2015 also sets up as a time of major transition for the company.

Admin assistant promoted at Pacific Alliance Title

Pacific Alliance Title has promoted Jamie Carbery to the position of title assistant.

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New Safeway manager integrating with community

The Sunnyside Safeway store has a new manager, and Octavio Zarate is looking forward to helping the store become more involved in the community.

How can you become a ‘healthy’ investor?

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. This “month” is designed to encourage people to follow a healthy, active lifestyle. You can take steps toward this goal, of course, but why not carry the concept of improving health to other areas of your life — such as your investments?

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Dad’s dream now a reality

Sandra Perez’s late father dreamed of opening a bakery for her.

Can’t work due to disability? Maybe Social Security can help

Disability is something most people don’t like to discuss.

The market is up & I am not...why?

The S&P 500 is up about 10% YTD, why aren’t I?