Time for a family meeting to discuss financial preparations?

During the holiday season, you no doubt have a lot going on in your life — work functions, gatherings with friends and neighbors, tracking down the elusive “perfect gift,” etc. But you may find it valuable to add one more event to your calendar: a family meeting to discuss those financial preparations that affect you and your loved ones.

Seek to balance ‘risk tolerance’ and ‘required risk’

Like everyone else, you have financial goals.

Client relationship expert joins Pacific Alliance Title

YAKIMA – Pacific Alliance Title, which maintains an office in Sunnyside, has added Meloney Rosen to its marketing team.

IRS advice is to keep track of charitable donations

It’s that time of year when the call to be generous tugs at a person’s purse strings.

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Fundraising success

Local businessman asks city council for marijuana decision

“This is my town, too,” David Rand told the Sunnyside City Council Monday night as he asked for a vote that would allow his retail marijuana business to move forward.

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Diners welcome

A Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting to mark the opening of Antojitos Michoacán, 418 S. Sixth St., was held in downtown Sunnyside this past Thursday.

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Shopping local helps the community

When people spend money in their own communities, those dollars tend to circulate several times over instead of heading out of town.

Check out this year-end financial checklist

As 2014 draws to a close, you may want to look back on the progress you’ve made this past year in various areas of your life — and that certainly includes progress toward your financial goals.

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‘Santa Paws’ being hosted by two local ag businesses

Dog lovers can capture the Christmas spirit with their animals again this year, during three special “Santa Paws” events in Sunnyside and Grandview.

Share your ‘bounty’ with your loved ones

It’s almost Thanksgiving, a holiday that once celebrated the harvest season.

Unemployment rate sees slight increase

Washington’s unemployment rate rose this month to 6 percent, despite an estimated gain of 5,600 jobs in October.