The Wine Label and Your Finances

Columnist: Monty & Sara Preiser
Mar, 2018 Issue

Picture a leisurely trip to the wine store to purchase a bottle of WXYZ Zinfandel. Your clerk says he would be happy to get it for you, but asks whether you prefer the entry level, the Estate, a Reserve, or an Old Vines. Since the price of each category is higher than the last, your simple trip to buy a bottle for burger night is no longer so easy. Should you pay the extra money? Is each wine truly better than the one named before? And, maybe the most important question, “Even if each bottle is somewhat better, is the more expensive one worth the price differential?”

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The Art of Investing Today

Columnist: Tim Delaney
Jul, 2017 Issue

The investment industry has changed over the last few decades. Academic research regarding stocks and investment management has spurred on these changes. One of the implications from extensive research is that professional money managers cannot consistently outguess and beat the stock market. \JDH Wealth Management is now in its 18th year of business. When I look back over those years, I’m amazed at where we started and where we are today. I also think back to the many changes to our world during this time.

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8 Tips for Couples to Improve Financial Communication

Author: Ryan Mason
NB Persepective, Jan, 2017

8 Tips for Couples to Improve Fiancial Communication.

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Building is Back

Author: Cerissa Kim and Petter Westby
Sep, 2016 Issue

North Bay construction is on the rise after several slump years.      

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Guest Column: Measuring the Stock Market

Author: Ryan Mason
Jul, 2016 Issue

There are myriad market indices, and it may seem like they’re all measuring the same thing. However, each index evaluates the market in a different way.

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Making an Impact

Author: Gerald W. Haslam
Jan, 2016 Issue

Bonny Meyer is putting her money where her mouth is in an attempt to leave Earth a better place than it was when she arrived.

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Small Business Lending

Author: Paul Yeomans
Nov, 2015 Issue

Finding the right financial partner for your small business.

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The High Price of Higher Education

Author: Jane Hodges Young
Sep, 2015 Issue

Student loan debt isn’t only hurting recent graduates.

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Potholes vs. Politics

Author: Bonnie Durrance
Aug, 2015 Issue

Must safe roads complete with opposing spending philosophies?

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2015 BEST Company to Do Business with in Sonoma County: Redwood Credit Union

Author: Alexandra Russell
NBB Best Of, May, 2015

Redwood Credit Union has been voted Best Company to Do Business with in Sonoma County in the 2015 BEST Of the North Bay readers poll.

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In this Issue

If Old Vines Could Talk

When Edoardo Seghesio left Italy in 1886, little did he know that he was on his way to building an American winemaking legacy. Seghesio left his family’s vineyards in the Piedmont region to jo...


When the smoke cleared last fall in Wine Country after the most destructive firestorms in California history, the hospitality and wine industries quickly mobilized to bring back tourist dollars, esp...

The Arts

Travelers from around the world make Northern California’s Wine Country a coveted destination. Excellent wine is undeniably a powerful lure, but Sonoma and Napa counties have more to offer. Al...

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