Posts Categorized: Business Advice

Charitable Donations

When preparing tax returns, a frequent item of discussion with my clients revolves around charitable contributions. Some of my clients seem to believe that any transaction they have with a charity entitles them to a contribution deduction. This, of course, is not true so what follows is a primer of some of the actual rules regarding claiming charitable contributions. These types of donations generally do… Read more »

Garden Artistry

VICTOR LEVINE GARDEN ARTISTRY Victor Levine Garden Artistry has the experience, local knowledge and design skills to make you a great garden. I have over 30 years experience as a head estate gardener, garden designer and landscape contractor. My first 15 years I worked as a head estate gardener in Ross Ca. In that time I studied garden design at the historic Chelsea Physic Garden… Read more »

Why AAA Insurance?

Top 5 reasons to choose AAA Insurance: 1) Trusted Company~ AAA is an A+ rated insurance company. When you place your coverage with AAA you can be sure that we will be there when you need us. 2) Competitive Rates~ AAA has great rates for all types of insurance needs. Bundling your policies provides multi-policy discounts. Teen driver and Good Student discounts help with newer… Read more »

Tips for Better Site Content

When creating a website or adding content to a new site it is always a good practice to keep the search engines in mind. What I mean by that is the quality of your content is what gets you found on the web. When adding content to a page it is a good practice to make sure there is a theme, a few key words… Read more »

Amma Touch Tip to Health and Wellness

Amma Touch Tip for a Proactive Approach to Health and Wellness: One of the services I offer my clients as part of receiving regular massage from me is to teach them how to take better care of themselves. And one of the keys I have found that works so well is to bring ones self present to your own body. The way to do this… Read more »

CryptoLocker Virus

Recently, a dangerous new variant of an old scam has been making the internet rounds, and it is something you need to protect yourself against. Until recently, a piece of malware called Cryptolocker was a toothless threat, claiming to have encrypted your data and holding it hostage for ransom, usually anywhere from $100 to $500. In fact, it was not doing that, but was hoping… Read more »