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Investment firm continues to see growth based on relationships


Larry Watts, CFP, CPM is the senior vice president and branch manager of Stifel’s Stockton office.

STOCKTON — Larry Watts has made a career based on relationships.

Business based on relationships is what drew Watts, a Branch Manager and Senior Vice President/Investments, to Stifel (pronounced stee-ful), a full-service wealth management and investment banking firm.

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Save Mart opens new store in Ceres

The Save Mart Companies opened a new 43,000-square-foot location in Ceres today. The store is the eighth location to feature the company’s updated branding.

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Shopping center secures $9.1 million refinancing

Vintner’s Square shopping center in Lodi has secured refinancing in the amount of $9.1 million through San Francisco-based New Realty Capital.

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Craft your keywords to yield better search results

Search engine optimization has undergone a great deal of change in recent years, but one thing that hasn’t changed is that keywords are still a core element. Although keyword optimization is neither as important nor effective as it once was, keyword research remains essential for increasing your visibility in the search engines.

Although relevant, high-quality content will market itself to a degree, targeting the right keywords can help boost relevancy and reach out to the right people. In fact, keyword research is all about relevancy, and not at all about trying to hijack a term you think is popular just to drive any old traffic to your website... Read More

Building Great Teams: Part I – Identifying Exceptional Team Players

Over the past several years, I have had the pleasure to work with numerous boards on their strategic plans. The problem is (has always been, and will always be) that no matter how great of a plan you have, how much funding you have at your disposal and how dynamic your leadership skills, success will always depend upon the quality of the team tasked with implementing the strategy.
Everywhere we turn these days we are part of a team, either formally or informally.

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How long should I keep my tax records?

With the conclusion of another tax season (well, at least for some people) a question often arises from our clients: how long are they required to retain their tax records?
One set of answers comes from the applicable statute of limitations for assessment. Another set of answers comes from exactly what tax records are we talking about and what do you need to be able to substantiate.

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Newport Beach company acquires 345 acres in Stockton

Newport Beach-based CT Realty recently acquired 345 acres of industrial-use land in Stockton, according to a press release issued by the company.

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