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James Laughton: Going back to school: Tips on how to pay for it

Going back to school can help you advance in your job, re-enter the workforce, or support a second act as you chart a completely new career. But what are the right strategies adults should keep in mind to help manage education expenses?

Jim Valentine: Using a backup offer

In our current dynamic market there is a lot of competition such that no matter how quick or good your actions are, you can miss out on a property that you want to buy. When that happens all is not lost. Talk to your agent about making a backup offer.

Construction could begin soon on lithium-ion battery plant in Fernley

If permits are approved, American Battery Technology Company expects to begin construction by the end of May and have operations up and running by the end of this year.

Cortez Masto calls for tighter franchise industry oversight

U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto released a report from her office on Tuesday detailing corporate practices that she said treat franchise owners unfairly and sometimes leave them facing huge losses.

Marilyn Foster: Start packing! We’ll soon by traveling again

Those of us who love to travel know the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine shot so that we are able to safely travel once again. I got mine as soon as I could.

Brian Formisano: Do you have a plan in place for wildfire season?

As Carson City continues to deal with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to recognize that other emergencies, such as wildfires, can still occur throughout the year – often with little or no warning.

'Just makes sense': Plumas Bancorp moves corporate HQ to Reno

With Plumas Bancorp's earnings increasing 1,400% since 2010 and trading increasing from $2 a share to around $30 a share, Andrew Ryback, president/CEO, said moving corporate headquarters to Reno is a key step to building on that momentum.

Jim Valentine: Navigating multiple offers

The current dynamic real estate market in Northern Nevada is generating many multiple offer situations. In fact, it is rare to not have multiple offers on a listing right now. Multiple offers may seem exciting in concept, but they are really a nuisance for all parties involved, yes, even the sellers.

Kelly Bullis: Updated Child Tax Credit for 2021

It’s been quite a long time since Congress made any huge changes to the Child Tax Credit. Well, it looks like they’ve finally done it. Hold onto your hat, because its complicated, typical for Congress, can’t make anything simple!

Jim Valentine: CDC temporary eviction halt

The director for the Centers for Disease Control just signed an extension to the order Temporary Halt In Residential Evictions To Prevent The Further Spread Of COVID-19.

Kelly J. Bullis: Stopping fraud in your business

It’s one of the oldest frustrations of every business owner. Employees stealing from you. It is frustrating and costly. The employees who commit the crime are usually not the ones you would have thought the most likely.

Wynn Resorts paying $5.6M to settle 8-year dealer tips fight

Wynn Resorts Ltd. has settled an eight-year federal wage-and-tips dispute, agreeing to pay $5.6 million to settle a court fight with about 1,000 current and former table games dealers.

2 tech companies announce move to Reno, plan to fill 200 jobs

The companies are expected to create more than 200 combined biotech and fintech jobs over the next several years, according to EDAWN.

Saying goodbye to Gather in Carson City

Spring is the time for new beginnings. But it is with a heavy heart that I must first say goodbye to Gather, a restaurant I opened in July 2018.

Experts see optimism in Virgin Hotels opening in Las Vegas

Opening a new casino resort during a pandemic isn't ideal, but Virgin Hotels Las Vegas may have found a sweet spot with the timing of its launch.

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