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Family Financial Cents: Fiscal Fitness

Family Financial Cents: Fiscal Fitness

It’s that time of year when so many families are “catching up from Christmas” spending. It’s also that time of year when many people realize they didn’t just spend too much, they also ate too much over the holidays. On this month’s segment of “Family Financial Cents“, I share some simple but effective tips on how to get fiscally fit with personal finances and the family budget... Read More

Venture Design and the Business Model Canvas

Venture Design and the Business Model Canvas

Guest post by Alex Cowan, author of Starting A Tech Business. Alex is the presenter at SARTA’s January 22 workshop on The Business Model Canvas.

Have you ever asked a fit person how they stay in shape? Many of them will identify a silver bullet: “dumbbells”, “lay off the carbs”, “stop drinking” (sadly, this last one works wonders). But the reality is that if you limit your calories and exercise regularly, you’ll get fit in no time. It doesn’t matter that much exactly what you do.

While I’m in the business of teaching a specific curriculum on entrepreneurship, I’ll freely admit to you that the specifics are less important than the diligent application of structured best practices... Read More

The Gift that Gives All Year Long

The Gift that Gives All Year Long

Lauren Evans

This holiday season, you can save money on your favorite shopping staples and help support women entrepreneurs around the globe by purchasing a Whole Planet Foundation® 2014 calendar. In it, you’ll find $44 in coupons from 37 supplier partners. Check out the amazing coupon offers. Because of the generosity of supplier sponsorships, 100% of funds raised will support Whole Planet Foundation’s 89 microlending programs in 58 countries... Read More

Four Tech Company Founders Join 40 Under 40 Family

Four Tech Company Founders Join 40 Under 40 Family

I was very pleased to see four tech company founders recognized in the Sacramento Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 awards. This is a clear indication that tech startups are having an impact on our economy and in our community. Check out the profiles of CJ Alvarado, Jeff Gray, Eric Knopf and Rob Winkler below. What I liked best about their interviews was that they all said they are currently working in their fantasy job! How many of us can say that?

CJ Alvarado, founder and CEO, Bamboo Creative and Snippet App

Jeff Gray, co-founder and CEO, Glue Networks... Read More

Sheri Del Torchio Joins Community 1st Bank as Assistant Vice President/Credit Analyst

Sheri Del Torchio Joins Community 1st Bank as Assistant Vice President/Credit Analyst

Community 1st Bank announced today that Sheri Del Torchio has been named Assistant Vice President, Credit Analyst. She has 12 years of experience in multiple roles in banking within the Sacramento region. Del Torchio comes to Community 1st Bank after working the past three years with Umpqua Bank in Roseville as an Assistant Relationship Manager for the real estate owned (REO) department. Community 1st Bank has branches in downtown Auburn at 649 Lincoln Way, and in Roseville at 2250 Douglas Boulevard.

As a credit analyst at Community 1st Bank, Del Torchio will be responsible for gathering and analyzing credit information on current and potential borrowers; determine the advisability of granting credit, and assist loan officers in writing loan requests.

Keaton Raphael Memorial Announces New Look With Same Mission

Keaton Raphael Memorial Announces New Look With Same Mission

Immediate Release                                                                        

 

SAME MISSION, NEW LOOK

HOPE, STRENGTH, HEALING FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCER

Keaton Raphael Memorial, Local Childhood Cancer Organization, Released a New Logo Representing Evolvement over the Years Providing Comprehensive Services and Assistance for Children with Cancer and Their families, Along With Their Drive Toward Funding Research to Find a Cure

‘Follow’ ‘Like’ and ‘Pin’ are key to non-profit awareness and success!

‘Follow’ ‘Like’ and ‘Pin’ are key to non-profit awareness and success!

@WindFarmOnline Joins the Fight as Social Marketing Partner for Local Childhood Cancer Organization  @KeatonRaphael

The Keaton Raphael Memorial , a local non-profit helping children battling cancer and their families, joins online forces with social marketing  gurus at Windfarm Marketing.  The goal is to strategically establish and build KRM's brand and online presence as two companies coming together to join in the fight as one. A strategic online presence is especially important for KRM as a free outlet to communicate and build awareness, stay in touch with past and present families, donors, and supporters, along with capturing attention of the new.