Charitable Giving

September 21, 2018 · Posted In: Finance, Omaha Magazine

The new tax law’s impact on charitable giving remains to be seen, but Omaha nonprofits expect the holidays will reveal whether the changes will discourage philanthropists from stepping up during the most popular time of […]

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 […]