Regular maintenance is essential to keeping your gutters flowing

Dear James: From the ground, the gutters don’t look dirty, but when it rains, water overflows and runs down the walls. I think it may discolor the siding. What is causing them to overflow and how can I fix it? – Karen J. Dear Karen: There are several causes of overflowing gutters. They are either […]

Hiring a good adviser is the best way to manage new portfolio

Dear Mr. Berko: Please don’t use my initials or city, because my comments might encourage the local school board to fire me. A dear aunt passed away last March, leaving me two pieces of property, which I sold for $620,000. I am in my 40s and finally have the means to quit my stinking teaching […]

New Year’s Resolutions for business owners to implement in 2019

New Year’s Resolutions for business owners to implement in 2019 Part I of a two-part series When you stop to think about it, New Year’s resolutions are all about habits, breaking some bad ones (smoking, drinking excessively, binging on fast food when you’ve had a bad day) and starting new ones (working out, eating more […]