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Ask Guido — Common Cents: How much does it cost to raise a child?

By EVAN GUIDO Parrish resident; Financial Advisor at Baird Wealth Management Children are special. There’s nothing like them. They can be our sweetest blessing, as well as our biggest frustration.…

Faith in Fitness: Healthy fat keeps you skinny fat!

By ROSIE KORFANT Parrish resident; Activities Coordinator JSA Medical Group, a Division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. Americans’ fear of fat harkens back to the U.S. Senate in July, 1976,…

Observations: America in the laundromat

Observations: America in the laundromat

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN You give up any expectation of privacy in the laundromat. You are left to fold your underwear in plain view of everyone else washing their clothes. It…

Faith in Fitness: What’s all the fuss about GMOs?

By ROSIE KORFANT Parrish resident; Activities Coordinator JSA Medical Group, a Division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. Sometimes I feel as if I’ve been born on top of a Christmas…

Faith in Fitness: Let’s talk turkey

By ROSIE KORFANT Parrish resident; Activities Coordinator JSA Medical Group, a Division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. Yep, right in the beginning of summer we’re gonna talk about our favorite…

Common Cents: Is my financial advisor a fiduciary?

By EVAN GUIDO Parrish resident; Financial Advisor at Baird Wealth Management On April 6, 2016, the Department of Labor issued new “conflict of interest” rules regarding financial advice as it…

Observations: Things changed and so did I

Observations: Things changed and so did I

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN The view from the haul-out well at the St. Petersburg marina offered a near-perfect dichotomy. Looking down the water were Palm trees and restaurants with tiki bars.…

Faith in Fitness: Some like it hot

By ROSIE KORFANT Parrish resident; Activities Coordinator JSA Medical Group, a Division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. Sounds like a great title for a movie starring a legendary blonde, right?…

Faith in Fitness: Who’s for hummus?

By ROSIE KORFANT Parrish resident; Activities Coordinator JSA Medical Group, a Division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. Who’s for hummus? Me! Me! Me! I am! I am! Me too! I…

Common Cents — Can I work while collecting Social Security?

By EVAN GUIDO Parrish resident; Financial Advisor at Baird Wealth Management You have finally reached your long-awaited retirement. If you have saved and planned properly, this will be a time…

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