5 Points Plaza: Surf City’s Signature Shopping & Dining Destination

One of the best pieces of advice I was ever given is this: when traveling or looking for amazing shopping and dining hotspots, always ask the locals where they go. Nothing beats a great local reputation - and few retail developments in Huntington Beach have enjoyed such a long history of success as Surf City’s iconic shopping center: 5 Points Plaza, located on Main Street at Beach Blvd. A neighborhood fixture since 1961, 5 Points Plaza … [Read More...]

Everyone loves a winner.

If an investment is successful, most people naturally want to stick with it. But is that the best approach? It may sound counter intuitive, but it may be possible to have too much of a good thing. Over time, the performance of different investments can shift a portfolio’s intent — and its risk profile. It’s a phenomenon sometimes referred to as “risk creep,” and it happens when a portfolio has its risk profile shift over … [Read More...]

Systematic Withdrawals In Retirement

Many of us grew up with the concept that making regular, periodic contributions to our retirement account was a sound investment strategy. The idea was that, in a fluctuating market, regularly investing a set amount would enable an individual to buy more shares when prices were low and fewer shares when prices were high.¹ Does this mean that taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement makes similar good sense? Actually, it … [Read More...]

Help An Adult Read Better

Do you remember the moment you could read? Do you remember struggling with sounds or reading over and over your favorite story and practicing words you had just learned?  For most of us, reading was a gradual process, introduced in elementary school, fine-tuned in high school, and critically important in adulthood. However, for many adults right here in the city of Orange, literacy has eluded them. They struggle with text the reader takes for … [Read More...]

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Health & Wellness

Seven Causes that Lead to Obesity & How to Avoid Them

In 2013, the American Medical Association (AMA) officially recognized obesity as a disease. A … [Read More...]

PROSTATE CANCER…MY STORY

I have just been treated for prostate cancer.  This is my personal story.  My prostate cancer was … [Read More...]

Business Showcase

Wild Birds Unlimited Bringing Birding into the Backyard

I went bird watching for the first time recently with a friend who is utterly obsessed with the Snowy Plover. A pretty inconspicuous, pale bird, the Plover is what the birding world calls a ‘wader’. Darting … [Read More...]

Gorilla Grass

Owning your own home is a huge part of the American dream – but it’s not just owning a home … it’s the pride of ownership that extends to the care you put into the way the property looks – inside and … [Read More...]

Skin Cancer + Cosmetics. Kristy Fleming, MD, FAAD. Changing the Face of Dermatology

It takes a trained eye to note the subtle shading needed to contour a surfboard. To taper the rails just so. To send the airbrush lightly over the fin box and trace the shape perfectly, symmetrically, … [Read More...]

Experimac – a one of a kind “Everything Apple” store serving Huntington Beach

Buy, Sell, Trade, Repair, Upgrade Pre-Owned Apple products If you own an Apple product (phone, tablet, laptop or desktop) – or ever thought about leaving the “dark side” and switching to Apple, then … [Read More...]