Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Legal Column – Divorcing Couples and Retirement Accounts

August 2013 Britt T. Wiseman is a partner in the law firm of Mulford & Wiseman, LLC located at 462 Second Avenue, Suite B, Gallipolis, Ohio 45631. Divorce actions involve many contested issues that we have...

How Will Your Investments Affect Your Child’s Financial Aid Prospects?

Even though it’s only February, college financial aid officers are already gathering documents, crunching numbers and otherwise working to determine grants for the school year that starts this coming fall. If you have children...

The conversation begins…

I’ve spent three days trying to write this article. I transcribed the quotes. I started the first paragraph. I deleted it. Started it again. Deleted it. Moved to the middle. Started it. Deleted it...

Letter to the Editor: Observing American Education Week

Dear Editor, The week of November 13-17 is American Education Week. The first observance of American Education Week was December 4-10, 1921, with the National Education Association and American Legion as the cosponsors. Since that...

A personal story about tic disorders

More than once in my career, I have sat down with a parent, listened as they told their story and recounted that story to the public in an attempt to raise awareness about a...

Telephone Assistance Keeps Ohioans Connected

The Area Agency on Aging District 7, Inc. (AAA7) provides a number of services that give older adults and those with disabilities the option of in-home and community-based long-term care programs that allow them...

Financial Focus: Is your Portfolio Truly Diversified?

Submitted by your local Edward Jones advisor, Isaac Mills Life is full of ups and downs — and the financial markets are no different. As an investor, you’re no doubt happy to see the “ups”...

Letter to the Editor: Rio Police Chief addresses levy confusion

  I just wanted to take a moment and discuss the Police and Fire levy for the Village of Rio Grande and to clarify some confusion.  The University of Rio Grande is running a Levy...

Assumptions Can Be Dangerous to Investors

Every day of our lives, we make assumptions. We assume that the people we encounter regularly will behave in the manner to which we are accustomed. We assume that if we take care of...

Letter to the Editor: October is National Bullying Prevention Month

October is National Bullying Prevention Month.  Hazing, Harassment, Intimidation or Bullying (HHIB) can affect everyone and can cause many negative outcomes including impacts on mental health, substance use and suicide. Jon Gordon is a positive speaker...