A Short-Term Blow

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A Short-Term Blow

While losses in a 60/40 portfolio are not unusual, losses in stocks and bonds simultaneously are unusual (60% stocks, 40% bonds). Since 1928, with a track record of nearly 100 years, the 60/40 portfolio has never had a negative return in any 10-year period. Diversification benefits of a 60/40 portfolio are not dead, even if […]

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Enjoy Jolly Holidays with the Kids

While many Southern Californians equate winter holidays with sunny skies and sandy beaches, some of us still crave a bit of snow. Fortunately, we’re only an hour or two away from sharing festive holiday fun with our kids in the local mountains. SkyPark at Santa’s Village lies just two hours away at Skyforest near Lake […]

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Etiquette During the Holidays

We all know that the joy of the holiday season also brings with it high stress and plenty of anxiety-ridden moments. In times of holiday panic, we seem to see a trend where some people have forgotten basic common courtesy and etiquette. Emily Post would be shocked at some of the current behaviors. Even if […]

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Handling the Holidays

The shopping, the decorating, the diets to fit into that perfect outfit—it’s enough to overwhelm any of us. That’s why we’ve come up with a few ways to help you through the holidays stress-free and straight to holiday cheer. Get some sunlight: Sunshine stimulates serotonin, which makes you feel good. Take a whiff of citrus: […]

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OMG, It’s the Holidays Again

As Dolly Parton once said, “Here you come again.” That’s what we say as the years go by and it’s time for us to start thinking about our holiday gift giving again. Here are some fun tech goodies for you to consider… Everyone wants the best smartphone as a gift. The problem, of course, is […]

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Style Trends: Home for the Holidays

As the nights get chilly and the days fall below 80 degrees, we know another mild-weathered SoCal fall has arrived. This season ushers in the parade of holiday dinners and festivities—and the time to pick and color-coordinate the palette of your fall table is now. This year, I’m taking an “organic chic” angle, utilizing silvery […]

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People Want Certainty: Is Insurance Back?

With the recent volatility vin financial markets, there is a sudden rush to return to traditional—perhaps “safe”—investments. And it’s a good time to revisit your estate planning. Investment portfolios have dropped significantly in 2022, and for many of us, our confidence in the financial markets remains uncertain. We know historically that “markets” have performed and […]

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Busto and Sun Custom Hats

A Marriage of Italian Sensibilities and California Cowboy Chic At Busto and Sun Custom Hats in Topanga Canyon, Enrico Busto creates quality hats to satisfy the local community using a craft he learned in a land far away. “It all started in Italy years ago,” explains Busto. “Everything I do has an Italian influence. I […]

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9th Annual Calabasas Film Festival

From September 21st to 25th, the Calabasas Film Festival held its 9th annual five-day event. The festival premiered major motion pictures and showcased documentaries, student films, and top-quality film selections from all genres. The highly anticipated festival allowed the community the opportunity to share their incredible passion for film and television while showcasing all the […]

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These Are a Few of Our Favorite Beauty Things

This holiday jingle from a few years ago still rings true! …Skin that glows brightly and leaves your mate smitten; paraffin hand dip with warm, silky mittens; brown and pink packages tied up with strings, these are a few of our favorite things…Smooth hair and tight skin and full lips and one chin; creamy complexions […]

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Dr. Asal | Neuropsychology

Unlocking Each Child’s Potential Pediatric neuropsychologist and licensed clinical psychologistAsal Houshiarnejad, Psy.D., practices in the Calabasas area. She specializes in providing comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations, evidence-based therapy, and consultation for children, teens, and young adults with developmental, academic, cognitive, attentional, learning, behavioral and/or social-emotional challenges, as well as those with current medical conditions and complex medical […]

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Ask the Pharmacist: Nov/Dec 2022

I have been getting a lot of questions on the new bivalent COVID booster, so I wil answer them all in this column. Who can get the new booster? Everyone is eligible for the new booster as long as it has been two months since your last COVID vaccine. Moderna is currently approved for…

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