Reno’s Housing Future Hangs in the Balance

Reno’s Housing Future Hangs in the Balance

Directly southwest of Reno lies a cautionary tale for Northern Nevada. California is in the throes of a deep, and seemingly unsolvable, housing crisis. Home prices have skyrocketed so far out of reach of the middle class that 138,000 people fled the state in between July 2016 and July 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau…

Ameriprise - Steve Self

Is a Business Retirement Plan in Your Future?

 By Steve Self, special to bizNEVADA As a business owner, it’s exciting to reflect on the past year and prepare for all that’s ahead in 2019. Yet, with the calendar change comes the realization that the tax filing deadline may be just around the corner.  “Have I done all that I could to minimize my…

Book Review:

Reno Rising: You Have to Fall Before You Rise

Compiled by Susan Ackerman Follow It Through Publishing, $14.95, paperback, 180 pages A love letter to Reno By Eric Lincoln Miller “There are 8 million stories in the naked city, some ice cold some without pity.” —Kurtis Blow “In the city there’s a thousand things I want to say to you.” —The Jam Reno, Nevada…

Reno Re-imagined

Reno Re-Imagined

     by Corrine Casanova   Reno has a rich history of reinventing itself. Reno was born in 1868 as a railroad town—it became a city when the transcontinental railroad reached town. Shortly thereafter, the University of Nevada was founded in 1885. In the early 1900s, Reno turned divorce into a big business and became…

Protect Your Bottom Line from the Flu

Protect Your Bottom Line from the Flu

by Immunize Nevada As a good manager, you’re always looking for ways to cut costs and raise revenue, but there’s a good chance you’ve overlooked an obvious drain on your resources. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that “the flu costs the United States more than $87 billion annually and is responsible for the…

Blockchain 101

Blockchain 101

    by Craig A. Ruark   When you talk about mining to most people, the image of house-size earth moving equipment and gigantic craters, or long dark tunnels are generally what come to mind.   However, a new mining industry has been evolving since 2009, and it involves what is called cryptocurrency. Perhaps you…