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Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

'Black swans' in your financial plan

A black swan is something rare and unusual. In economic terms, it is defined as an unpredictable or unforeseen event, typically one with extreme consequences. Investors spend a lot of time and worry …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Getting motivated when we have become demotivated

Here we are, several weeks into the New Year. But where exactly are we? Are we on track with our goals and resolutions? Are we still headed to the gym? Is our personal time being preserved? Have we …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Noticing what we notice and looking for the good

Have you ever noticed what it is that you are actually paying attention to? For me, I recently realized that I was focusing on what was right in front of me and had lost a little of my peripheral …
Living and Aging Well

Reading has profound, positive health benefits

Many readers prefer reading books printed on paper. We like the smell of the book, the feel of the weight of the book, and the shhh sound as we run our fingers across the pages. We feel engaged in …

Michael Norton
Winning Words

Amazing amateur talent shows outcome of encouragement

Although I do not spend a whole lot of time watching television, occasionally I will come across a segment of a show where there is a singing, dancing, baking, cooking or other type of show where …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: A vote against bill

A vote against bill If Mike Foote’s bill in the Colorado Legislature to make the popular vote count becomes law it will have exactly the opposite effect. Your vote won’t count, instead it will …

Letter to the editor: Letter writer off base

Letter writer off base My name is Kyle Lewis, and among other things, I am a high school student in Douglas County. I was dismayed to read Smith Young’s Jan. 31 letter to the editor, in which he …

Letter to the editor: Give here at home

Give here at home Do you know where your Colorado Gives Day, Dec. 4, donation is going? Not “where” as to which nonprofit, but “where” as to whether it’s staying local in Douglas County. …

Letter to the editor: Time to pay it forward

Time to pay it forward There’s a myth floating around that DougCo doesn’t vote for school funding, but it’s incorrect. DougCo voters used to vote regularly for school funding. Taxpayers voted …

Letter to the editor: Vote for McCormick

Vote for McCormick I noticed that Ken Buck was the only candidate that couldn’t be bothered to return the questionnaire for your elections 2018 guide in the Oct. 18 paper. That’s exactly the …
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