Eye Vibe

August 30, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Finance, Lifestyle

Twenty-six-year-old Omaha native Michael Garrett isn’t simply a photographer—he’s a visual communicator. “I’m a photographer, graphic designer, content creator, and  overall creative,” he says. The son of a hardworking single mother, the University of Nebraska-Omaha […]

Sarpy, Sarpy, Sarpy!

March 15, 2016 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Finance, Publications

In 1999, an online-banking company with a nonsensical name built a sprawling operation center next to the I-80 corridor on the edge of Papillion. Baffled passing commuters wondered how long a company named “PayPal” could […]

Out of the Red

July 7, 2015 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Finance, Leaders, Publications

This article appears in Summer 2015 B2B. Nuns get a bad rap in Hollywood. “The image is we’re fluffy and don’t have a brain in our head, like The Flying Nun,” says Maryanne Stevens, RSM, […]

Wading Through the Floodwaters

July 2, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Finance, Health, Publications

Article originally appears in July/August 2015 60-Plus. Commie Schaben’s 82-year-old father, Ed, is a Korean War veteran who served at Virginia Beach. He survived horrors untold, but last year, he almost died after his small intestine […]

Prep for College Now

October 28, 2013 · Posted In: Education, Finance, Finance & Real Estate, HerFamily

With college tuition seeing double-digit hikes and student loan debt at an all-time high, affording college is a big concern for many parents and students. But there are plenty of options that can make higher […]

Visitors Spend a Record $1 Billion

August 26, 2013 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Finance

Imagine Omaha hosting 40 College World Series events every year—in essence, that’s what actually happens in our city. New economic impact research shows 5 million out-of-town guests visited Omaha in 2012, the equivalent of holding […]

Strict Banking Requirements

May 25, 2013 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Finance, Finance & Real Estate

With interest rates having been at all-time lows for over a year and forecast to remain at record lows for the foreseeable future, it’s likely that either you or someone you know has refinanced their […]

Retirement Planning To-Do

December 25, 2012 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Finance, Lifestyle, Retirement

I know a doctor who is thinking about retirement. He’s not overly concerned about his future. But his retirement is five years away. The No. 1 factor, in my opinion, affecting anyone’s retirement savings is […]