TECHNOLOGY THROUGH OUR EYES: Father’s Day gifts to consider come June 18 by Gary M. Kaye, LOL contributing writer, CCO,

Whether Dad is still active, traveling, hiking, biking, or just taking it easy with the occasional round of golf and lots of time at home or with friends, we’ve got some gifts we think he’ll enjoy: Father’s Day is June 18.Adirondack Firestone—At the beginning of summer it’s hard to think about the coming of winter. […]

CONTRASTING INVESTMENT STRATEGIES: The importance of finding the right financial adviser by Ron Copley, Ph.D, CFA, LOL contributing writer

Two investors at different stages in life with dissimilar financial pictures present a unique opportunity to study contrasting investment strategies. Most people, whether close to or in retirement, will identify with one of these investors to some extent. Our first investor is Ms. Smith. Ms. Smith is retired, in her 70s, has no debt, and […]

LIVING A QUALITY LIFE: Lower Cape Fear Hospice eases hard decisions on patients, family by Teresa McLamb, LOL contributor

According to the Center for Disease Control’s website, one in four Americans has multiple chronic conditions, such as heart failure, diabetes, COPD, cancer, dementia, renal failure, among others. For ages 65 and older, the statistic jumps to three out of four. In essence, out of approximately 550,836 residents of Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover and […]