Secure Act 2.0: How new legislation could affect your retirement security

SECURE Act 2.0, an update to the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019, was recently passed...
Joe Molvik, 86, of Kennewick opened his own art gallery, Atelier JM – A Norwegian Artistic Journey, in the former office of his metalworking shop at 1218 S. Lincoln St. in Kennewick. He paints landscape and still-life scenes, carves wooden figures and handcrafts cutting boards and Norwegian tine bentwood boxes. The shop is open by appointment. (Photo by Laura Kostad)

86-year-old retiree opens art gallery in Kennewick

Joe Molvik of Kennewick is proving the old axiom you’re never too old to try something new. At 86, he...
Kristi Thien, nutrition services director for Mid-Columbia Meals on Wheels, visits with diners at the nonprofit’s Richland cafe shortly before she retired in early February. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Meals on Wheels adds breakfast, extends cafe hours

Kristi Thien retired on a high note as nutrition services director for Mid-Columbia Meals on Wheels, the free senior meals...
Grand Knight Bill Murray, left, and Bob Zinsli, a past Grand Knight, seek to reach their goal of raising $100,000 in a yearlong effort to help Ukrainian refugees. They are members of the Richland Knights of Columbus Council 3307, which has raised the most in the national campaign. (Photo by Kristina Lord)

Richland Knights are tops in nation for helping Ukrainian refugees

When the Richland Knights of Columbus launched its fundraiser to help Ukrainian refugees nearly a year ago, it didn’t expect...

Adjust your finances to navigate rough waters of economic uncertainty

Depending on your age, you may have lived through a few different economic cycles in your lifetime – you know...

Be prepared to take Beneficiary IRA distributions in 2023

In 2019, The SECURE Act changed the rules concerning distributions from pre-tax Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) inherited through beneficiary designation...
2047 Productions films a scene from “Black’s Treasure,” a short film produced in the Tri-Cities. The local production company is seeking a permanent home to make films. (Courtesy 2047 Productions)

Moviemakers aim their cameras at the Tri-Cities

A Tri-City film company is making a name for itself producing short movies featuring local actors, crews and scenes. The...

Q&A with Matt Sweezea

Matt Sweezea Regional vice president Sweezea Financial Group / Primerica Matt Sweezea Team size: 7 Brief background of your business:...

Hedging inflation long term: gold vs. stocks?

  There’s no lack of financial press reporting on the effect of inflation on our day-to-day lives. We don’t need to...

Retirement Briefs- February 2022

How to keep experienced older workers from retiring Experienced older workers will retire eventually, but a recent study suggests how...

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