Youngren recognized for supporting veterans

FALLBROOK – At the Fallbrook Women’s Connection brunch held on July 21, Scott Youngren of Youngren Construction and former Marine Julian Torres were honored for their community service by several area officials. Youngren and his company have built 20 homes in southern California for wounded warriors in all branches of military service in partner with […]

ScareCrew prepares for Fallbrook Scarecrow Days

ScareCrew prepares for Fallbrook Scarecrow Days

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Scarecrow Days committee, also called the ScareCrew, has been meeting once a week all year, building new and interesting scarecrows that can be displayed around town during the annual Fallbrook Scarecrow Days event in October. The ScareCrew has tried to “up” the support and assistance of local merchants by organizing several […]

How to save money while welcoming a new pet to your home

Nathaniel Sillin Special to the Village News Whether it’s a dog, cat or another furry (or scaly) friend, many people have pets who are more than just animals – they’re part of the family. Pets can be friends, they can offer nonjudgmental companionship when you’re feeling down and they can put a smile on your […]

Save on your summer road trip adventure

Nathaniel Sillin Special to the Village News Are you packing up your car and hitting the road this summer? You’re not alone. According to a survey conducted by AAA, road trips are the most popular type of vacation for families in the U.S. this year. In fact, 10 percent more families are expected to take […]

Attorney Morrison helps clients with important task of estate planning

Attorney Morrison helps clients with important task of estate planning

Most parents want to do right by their children up to the day they die. Attorney Carl Morrison, an estate planning expert, can help people create a situation where they’ll be able to continue to help loved ones even after death. Proper estate planning eliminates problems that can occur after the death of a parent, […]

Customer-centered culture could eliminate reputation-ruining fiascos

Robin L. Lawton Special to the Village News Whatever happened to the attitude that “the customer is always right?” The airline industry has been taking hits lately thanks to several mishandled passenger interactions, which included pulling a doctor off an overbooked flight in Chicago, a dispute over a carried-on stroller in San Francisco, and a […]

Paradise Chevrolet Cadillac is a top performer for General Motors

Paradise Chevrolet Cadillac is a top performer for General Motors

TEMECULA – Paradise Chevrolet Cadillac announced that the dealership has been recognized by General Motors as a Business Elite Mark of Excellence Dealer. Mr. Mark Hogland, Regional Director GM Fleet–Western Region, presented the prestigious award. As rare as it is for a sports team to win three consecutive championships, or “three-peat,” Paradise has that feat […]

Could you turn your hobby into a career?

Nathaniel Sillin Special to the Village News You can break personal finance into three broad categories: income, expenses and savings. Your personal cash flow statement lists your income and expenses, and a common goal is to end each month with a positive balance – with money left over to put into savings. We often tend […]

How to purposefully and successfully transition to a single income

By Nathaniel Sillin Special to the Village News Many parents face the same difficult question when raising a child. Should one of you stay at home while the other works? It’s not a question to take lightly. The decision can have emotional and financial consequences and may have a long-term impact on the stay-at-home parent’s […]