Clyde Companies Named Top Workplace

Top Workplaces Utah, Best Place to work in Utah

OREM, Utah, Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Clyde Companies, a leading construction services organization and one of Utah’s largest suppliers of ready-mix concrete, is pleased to announce it has been selected as one of The Wasatch Front Top Workplaces in 2014. “Clyde Companies is thrilled to be recognized as a Top Workplace. This honor reflects the camaraderie, respect and passion …

The Hottest Thing out there for Retirement Income

Need Retirement Income? Here is the Hottest Thing out There. The above title is not mine; it’s a headline from a TIME Magazine article dated June 16, 2014 by Dan Kadlec. I’d like to use this retirement income article as a basis for our discussion today. Secure Your Retirement Income It’s 2014, and the decision to self-manage your retirement wealth …

Rideshare Liability

Are you seeing the fuzzy pink mustaches around town? The ones on the cars? Yep, we are too. It’s all part of a new ridesharing movement that matches local drivers (aka ordinary people with cars) with individuals who need a ride. The transportation network or rideshare company, Lyft, has found the pink mustache to be a catchy way to mark a vehicle operated by one …

Understanding Fixed Indexed Annuities

What is a Fixed Indexed Annuity? Fixed indexed annuities are secure investment vehicles issued only by life insurance companies. Fixed index annuities offer the guarantee of principal and the potential of market-linked growth, with no risk of losing principal due to market swings. The fixed index annuities have the same features, benefits and guarantees as traditional fixed annuities plus the …

Nearing Retirement: Are you Prepared?

Nearing Retirement Financial Planning

A client and his wife – both in their 60’s – recently came in to my office. They are nearing retirement and were preparing for this event by reviewing their financial reserves. Knowing they had just three to five years before retirement, they were uneasy about the total they’d accumulated. They couldn’t get one thing off their mind. Will we …

Top Ten Backyard Safety Tips

Backyard Safety, Backyard Safety Tips, Pool Safety, Grill Safety

It’s here! Tomorrow is the Fourth of July. We hope you are set to grill up some steaks, make a splash in the pool, celebrate your freedoms and enjoy a well-deserved day off of work with your family. What would make it even better? Doing it safely. Before you fire up the grill or put on your swimming trunks, take …

Car Accident Prevention: Utah Texting Laws

In 2012, nearly 50,000 automobile crashes were reported in the state of Utah. Of those crashes, distracted driving caused 20 fatalities, 125 serious injuries and 4,667 crashes. These numbers are saddening. Like those behind the ‘Zero Fatalities’ campaign, we believe even one fatality is one too many. Since the 1970’s, groups have been working toward improving the safety of our …

10 Tips for Yard Work Safety

Have you looked out your window lately? Blue skies, birds chirping and seventy degrees — looks like Spring to us. It’s the perfect time and perfect weather to spend outside getting your yard and outdoor spaces in tip-top shape. But before you head outside, we want to remind you that simple precautions can ensure your spring-spruce up is disaster free. …

The Umbrella Policy: Cause when it Rains, It Often Pours

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Didn’t think an umbrella policy applied to you? Think again. If you own a home or car, or even have an average amount of money in your bank account, we’d suggest looking into an umbrella policy that protects your present and future finances from expensive lawsuits. Umbrella policies used to be popular among the wealthiest of individuals, but with increasing …

Auto Liability: When your Friend Crashes your Car

You let your friend or family member borrow your car. Most of us have done it, probably even recently. Problem is, this time they got in an accident. So where does that put you? In terms of insurance, the answer is most often: at fault. To better help you understand the ins and outs of auto liability as it applies …