Business & Finance

H. Wayne Huizenga, Jr. Discovers True Wealth

“Pop has accomplished incredible things,” said H. Wayne Huizenga, Jr., the son of local businessman Harry Wayne Huizenga, who grew Waste Management, Inc., Blockbuster Video and AutoNation into successful companies and previously owned the Miami Dolphins, Florida Panthers and Florida Marlins teams. “But when they started, they were so poor that Pop sold his... -Read More


Depend on Paradise Service Technologies for Plumbing and AC Service

When it comes to plumbing and air conditioning services, Matt Rich, owner of Paradise Services Technologies, has been providing quality service with experience and integrity for more than 25 years. By demonstrating consistent reliability, his ultimate goal is to satisfy customers with competitive pricing and service second to none. A loyal advertiser for 16... -Read More


Avoid Mistakes with Life Insurance

Life insurance may be one of the most important purchases an individual will ever make. An August 2010 study by LIMRA, an insurance research organization, revealed that ownership of individual life insurance has fallen to a 50-year low in the United States: 30 percent of households (35 million) have no life insurance coverage at... -Read More


Networking the Church

We have all experienced a time when someone from your church or the Christian community eagerly wants to get to know you, or is insincerely nice to you for some underlying motive of a “business opportunity” or to present directly or indirectly their product or service. We agree to see them because they go to our church... -Read More


Why Most People Never Accumulate Surplus

For years now, Americans have been among the world’s worst savers. This is most astonishing since we live in one of the most prosperous nations in the world. The 2013 Bureau of Economic Analysis reported that Americans on average saved only 3.8 percent of their disposable income. Compare this to the 13.3 percent saved... -Read More


At the Wheel of John Herbeck’s Auto

Drew Ciba, owner and president of John Herbeck’s Auto Repair since 2002, has built a reputation for doing great work and charging honest prices. A longtime resident of South Florida, he was brought up in Margate, later moved to North Carolina, but was drawn right back to settle in Pompano. Ciba and his wife,... -Read More


Investor Bad Behavior

When it comes to money and investing, we’re not always as rational as we think we are, which is why there’s a whole field of study that explains our sometimes strange investment behavior. It is important to control your emotions and avoid self-destructive investor behavior. We call the gap between general market returns and... -Read More


Effects of the Student Loan Bubble

Americans owe $1.2 trillion in student loan debt, a number that has tripled in the last decade, according to a recent NY Daily news article. Student debt now exceeds the total of auto loans, credit cards, and home-equity debt balances, making student loans the second largest debt of U.S. households only following mortgage debt.... -Read More


Preparing For Loss of the Family Provider

We all manage our budgets, plan for our major purchases, have financial plan for paying for our children’s college and our own retirement, but we seldom consider end-of-life planning. In reality, 2.4 million Americans die each year — and that number grows every year. Losing a loved one is an unfortunate event. More often... -Read More