Health care and life sciences account for around 150,000 jobs in the Sacramento region, making the sector the largest private employer. Experts suggest that the public sector and health care may expand locally, even as the coronavirus pandemic contracts the global economy.
The global pandemic notwithstanding, most California owners are still on the hook to pay their property taxes next week — thus far, the state isn’t granting any reprieves. And if you don’t like it, take it up with Gov. Gavin Newsom.
As millions of Americans lose jobs, shifts and other sources of income during the coronavirus health crisis, financial experts worry that people will be preyed upon by loan sharks who stand to profit. Experts have advice on how to get help without falling into a debt trap.
One state lawmaker says cash-free stores are discriminating against low-income customers, who often don’t have bank accounts.
SAFE Credit Union embraces the mission of people helping people.
The end of the year is a popular time to give to charity, but no matter what time of year it is, donors want help deciding which charity to support.
Pensions put the risk on employers, who are on the hook to pay retirees an agreed amount no matter what happens to the underlying investment.
Five Star Bank celebrated its 20th anniversary at The Sutter Club in downtown Sacramento Oct. 3. The event included wine and hors d’oeuvres. A large donation was given to The Sutter Club Foundation by Five Star Bank, Buzz Oates and Frank Ramos.
Stockton is halfway through an 18-month program that provides $500 a month to 125 people from low-income ZIP codes. Proponents say the program is a step toward economic equality; opponents say it’s unrealistic and enabling.
Hayley Hodson’s volleyball career took off when she was still in high school, with an invitation to compete on the U.S. Women’s National Team. As she traveled the world winning medals, the Newport Beach student took care not to run afoul of NCAA eligibility rules barring prospective college athletes from accepting financial compensation, her sights still set on playing for a top school.