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USDA Invests $2.5 Billion In Electric Infrastructure

on November 3, 2017 - 9:51am
USDA News:
 
WASHNGTON, D.C.  Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced Thursday that USDA is investing $2.5 billion in rural electric infrastructure improvements to help create jobs and support economic development in 27 states.
 
“These significant investments will help develop and maintain modern, reliable electric infrastructure that businesses and rural communities need in a 21st Century economy,” Perdue said.

World Futures: Money, Trade, Value And Time Part 4

on November 3, 2017 - 7:33am
World Futures: What Do We Need?
By ANDY ANDREWS
Los Alamos World Futures Institute
 
In the previous articles of this series we looked at Uruk 5,000 years ago and saw the creation of tokens used for correspondence counting as well as making impressions in clay tablets. It was related to trade. A city of 50 to 80 thousand people, the inhabitants did different things and had to exchange goods – trade. 

Then we jumped forward to 1394 A.D. and saw banks and the exchange of goods and services over much greater distances.

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on November 2, 2017 - 9:31pm

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BOUMAN: What To Do About My Old 401(K)?

on November 2, 2017 - 8:49pm

By BEN BOUMAN
Alpine Financial Partners

Changing jobs can be a tumultuous experience. Even under the best of circumstances, making a career move requires a series of tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your old employer-sponsored retirement plan.

Some people choose to roll over these funds into an Individual Retirement Account, and for good reason. About 42 percent of all retirement assets in the U.S. are held in IRAs, and 85 percent of traditional IRA owners funded all or part of their IRAs with a rollover.

Generally, you have four choices when it comes

Sirphey Acquires UnQuarked

on November 2, 2017 - 10:50am

Prashant Jain, the new owner of UnQuarked at 145 Central Park Square welcomes the community to experience his new establishment. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Prashant Jain relaxes in the front patio sitting area at UnQuarked with Cortni Nucklos, Sirphey's communications director. She oversees everything that goes out to the public, whether it be press releases, advertisements, customer inquiries, menus or other concerns. For Unquarked, she is developing new menus and managing the transition. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

Meet New Owners At Finishing Touch Grand Opening

on November 2, 2017 - 10:15am

From left, Marcelo Ruano, Cheryl Sowder and Julio Gaytan at work at the Finishing Touch. After more than 38 years operating the Finishing Touch, Sowder is turning ownership over to Ruano and Gaytan. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY

Los Alamos Daily Post 

kirsten@ladailypost.com 

 

Julio Gaytan and Marcelo Ruano are officially the new owners of Finishing Touch; they took over the business Wednesday from Cheryl Sowder who operated the flooring and window covering business for more than 38 years.

 

The community is invited to meet the new owners at 2 p.m.

New Mexico Tourism Industry Enjoys Boom

on November 2, 2017 - 10:01am

Regional Tourism Economy Panel members from left, Los Alamos County Community Services Department Director Brian Brogan, Assistant to the County Manager Linda Matteson, Bandelier Superintendent Jason Lott, Bradbury Science Museum Director Linda Deck and Cynthia Delgado of TOURISM in Santa Fe. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com  

New Mexico Hospitality Association President Jen Schroer speaks during the summit. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY

Los Alamos Daily Post

kirsten@ladailypostcom

 

The tourism industry is gaining more and more traction

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