Possible to free yourself from some investment taxes?

April 24 has been designated Tax Freedom Day for 2015. Tax Freedom Day, calculated by the Tax Foundation, is the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay off its total tax bill for the year.

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Restoration business provides peace of mind

Anyone who has experienced the devastation of having water, fire or wind damage their home knows what it is like to wonder, “What now?”

How to be an ‘environmental’ investor

Next week, we observe the 45th anniversary of Earth Day.

Get into the act this May with Older Americans Month

In May, the United States recognizes Older Americans Month to acknowledge older Americans and their contributions to the nation.

New manager named at Sunnyside U.S. Cellular

U.S. Cellular has named Leonel Verduzco Parra manager of its Sunnyside store.

Four money blunders could leave you poorer

How are your money habits? Are you getting ahead financially, or does it feel like you are running in place?

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Eye clinic on the move

Dr. David Moon and staff members at Central Washington Eye Clinic in Sunnyside celebrated their move to 301 N. First St. last Tuesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Control your emotions in volatile markets

For the past few years, the stock market has moved up fairly steadily, with no major “corrections.” But thus far in 2015, we’ve already seen periods of volatility — enough, in fact, to make some investors jittery.

Women and Social Security

The Social Security program treats all workers – men and women – exactly the same in terms of the benefits they can receive.

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Get framed at new Sunnyside shop

Sunnyside-area folks with posters or artwork that need to be framed now have a local place to get the work done.

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Local businessman revives oil and lube operation

It’s been several years, practically since Alex Musbeh graduated from Sunnyside High School, since an oil and lube shop at 824 West Yakima Valley has sat vacant.

Spouses entitled to Social Security benefits

If you have a spouse who does not earn an income or who earns less than you do, your spouse (including a same-sex spouse) may be entitled to Social Security spouses’ benefits based on your record.

Protect seniors from financial abuse

It’s unfortunate but true: The elderly population is targeted for financial abuse or exploitation. In fact, by some estimates, this type of targeted abuse results in billions of dollars in losses each year.

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The wait is nearly over... Dollar Tree store to open next month

Residents of Grandview were told the news last year and have been waiting for the city’s newest retailer, Dollar Tree, to open.

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A fresh look offered at Grace Boutique

A new Sunnyside dress shop, Grace Boutique, has opened at 422 S. Seventh St. under the management of Nuri Bahana.