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Charles Marsala Discusses Employee Stock Option Plans

Charles Marsala Discusses Employee Stock Option Plans

Charles Marsala January 11, 2015 0

Employee Stock Ownership Plans, ESOPs, can offer advantages to business owners, companies, and employees. An ESOP is a retirement plan designed to provide employees with an ownership interest in the company by investing primarily

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Charles Marsala Explains Medicare Part D

Charles Marsala Explains Medicare Part D

Charles Marsala January 11, 2015 0

Individuals on Medicare are eligible for prescription drug coverage under a Part D plan if they are signed up for benefits under Medicare Part A and/or Part B. Beneficiaries obtain the Part D drug

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Charles Marsala Discusses: “The Basics of Hedge Funds”

Charles Marsala Discusses: “The Basics of Hedge Funds”

Charles Marsala January 11, 2015 0

The first hedge funds were designed to hedge against the downside risk by shorting stock – selling securities an investor doesn’t own hoping that it will decline in price so it can be purchased

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Miss Elanea’s Notions brings specialties to Covington

Miss Elanea’s Notions brings specialties to Covington

chrissycsmith December 28, 2014 Comments Off on Miss Elanea’s Notions brings specialties to Covington

By DAVID FOLSE II Tammany West news COVINGTON — The City of Covington is quickly becoming the home of numerous small businesses of all shapes and sizes. This past September, Anne Giovingo decided to

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Charles Marsala discusses: Strategies for High Net Worth Clients

Charles Marsala discusses: Strategies for High Net Worth Clients

Charles Marsala December 15, 2014 0

Charles Marsala discusses: Strategies for High Net Worth Clients Tracking #1-335935 Financial Planning for High Net Worth clients requires consulting, resources, intellectual capital, practice management, technology, and personalized reporting. Each of these areas has

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Covingon-branch library making changes as times evolve, still community facility

Covingon-branch library making changes as times evolve, still community facility

chrissycsmith December 14, 2014 Comments Off on Covingon-branch library making changes as times evolve, still community facility

By DAVID FOLSE II Tammany West news COVINGTON—For many citizens growing up, the public library was a place that you were told you were going to have to go. Fast forward to 2014 and

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Charles Marsala Explains the Basics of Dynasty Trusts

Charles Marsala Explains the Basics of Dynasty Trusts

Charles Marsala December 8, 2014 0

Approved: Charles Marsala Explains the Basics of Dynasty Trusts #1-331511 A dynasty trust is a trust designed to avoid or minimize estate taxes being applied to great family wealth with each transfer to subsequent

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Charles Marsala Explains: Risks and Strategies for Concentrated Positions

Charles Marsala Explains: Risks and Strategies for Concentrated Positions

Charles Marsala December 8, 2014 0

Approved Charles Marsala Explains: Risks and Strategies for Concentrated Positions Tracking # 1-331474 A concentrated position is a single stock that compromises more than 20% of an investor’s net worth. It may have been

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Local gym owners met while working out

Local gym owners met while working out

chrissycsmith November 27, 2014 Comments Off on Local gym owners met while working out

By DAVID FOLSE II Tammany West news MANDEVILLE — Sandy and Ronald Franco got in on the ground floor of The City of Mandeville back in 1988. Now the owners of Franco’s Athletic Club,

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Royal coming up on two-year anniversary of Covington business

Royal coming up on two-year anniversary of Covington business

chrissycsmith November 20, 2014 Comments Off on Royal coming up on two-year anniversary of Covington business

By DAVID FOLSE II Tammany West news COVINGTON — For anyone growing up, they will tell you the kitchen table was an important place, for not just eating. Just ask Jessica Royal. She started

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Petition to Congress to make ‘racketeering activity’

Petition to Congress to make ‘racketeering activity’

Charles Marsala November 16, 2014 0

Dear Editor, Illegal Wildlife Trafficking is now estimated at a $7Billion a year business funding terrorism. It is time for Congress to add Wildlife Trafficking as a Racketeering Activity to RICO Laws- 18USC1961. This

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Covington Art & Frame owner offers one-stop shop for customers

Covington Art & Frame owner offers one-stop shop for customers

chrissycsmith November 16, 2014 Comments Off on Covington Art & Frame owner offers one-stop shop for customers

By DAVID FOLSE II Tammany West news COVINGTON—One thing you can’t accuse Gail Gullang, owner of Covington Art & Frame, of is not loving her adopted home of Louisiana. Moving down from Algonquin, Illinois

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Whimmsey Shoppe opens with love of South in mind

Whimmsey Shoppe opens with love of South in mind

chrissycsmith November 5, 2014 Comments Off on Whimmsey Shoppe opens with love of South in mind

By DAVID FOLSE II Tammany West news COVINGTON — For a newcomer who fell in love with South Louisiana not too long ago, Kathleen Peterson is living out her dream with her store The

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‘Oil and Vinegar’ brings special products to area

‘Oil and Vinegar’ brings special products to area

chrissycsmith October 17, 2014 Comments Off on ‘Oil and Vinegar’ brings special products to area

By DAVID FOLSE II Tammany West news COVINGTON—The holiday season is quickly approaching, and many shoppers will soon find themselves faced with a familiar dilemma — finding unique and thoughtful gifts for the people

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St. Tammany Parish Hospital’s new emergency room now open

St. Tammany Parish Hospital’s new emergency room now open

chrissycsmith October 12, 2014 Comments Off on St. Tammany Parish Hospital’s new emergency room now open

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Teaching pro-active personal care and creating a healthier country are the long term goals for our nation’s new mandated health care plan for all Americans. But

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Charles Marsala Explains: Planning for the future

Charles Marsala Explains: Planning for the future

Charles Marsala October 9, 2014 0

  Planning for the Future — What Motivates You? The truth is there is ample motivation to make the most of retirement planning opportunities. Reality Check It used to be that Americans could count

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Charles Marsala Explains: Long term care insurance

Charles Marsala Explains: Long term care insurance

Charles Marsala October 9, 2014 0

Tracking #1-310880   The Basics of Long-Term Care Insurance: With America aging at a rapid pace — and with the average cost of nursing home care continuing to skyrocket — long-term care insurance can

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Charles Marsala Explains: Home Refinancing Basics

Charles Marsala Explains: Home Refinancing Basics

Charles Marsala October 9, 2014 0

Home Refinancing Basics Even though more than half of all new mortgages issued in recent years have been for homeowners refinancing their existing home loans, the decision to refinance isn’t necessarily the wisest strategy

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Charles Marsala Explains: Creating a plan for effective wealth transfer

Charles Marsala Explains: Creating a plan for effective wealth transfer

Charles Marsala October 9, 2014 0

Creating a Plan for Effective Wealth Transfer Investors often concentrate on accumulating assets, but how much time and energy is spent on preserving those hard-earned assets for future generations? Not nearly enough. Have you

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Charles Marsala Explains: Protect your assets with a trust

Charles Marsala Explains: Protect your assets with a trust

Charles Marsala October 9, 2014 0

Protect Your Assets With a Trust A trust is a legal entity that is central to a three-part agreement in which an individual — the trust’s “grantor” — transfers the legal title to an

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