This week-long feature takes an in-depth look at the banking, financial and investment markets affecting local businesses, as well as San Diego’s community banks, credit unions and commercial lending institutions.

  • What to teach your kids about money before they go to college

    Many parents make the mistake of thinking their kids are ready for college after they've been accepted to the university of their choice and they've graduated from high school. They teach them the basics such as how to do laundry and live with a roommate, but that's about it. Soon after they leave home, students start calling Mom and Dad for money. That's when parents start to realize they forgot to teach their kids one of the most important lessons of all: How to manage money.

  • Financial planning for women: Who's in charge?

    Women today are better educated, earn higher salaries and own more businesses than ever before. Since the early 1980s, women have earned more bachelor's and master's degrees than men, and account for 49 percent of all law school students and 49 percent of all medical school students. The number of women-owned businesses with 500 or more employees grew by roughly 125 percent from 1997 to 2002. And wealthy women represent 39 percent of the "top wealth holders" in the U.S. -- those with gross assets of at least $625,000. Among that group, 1.1 million women had a net worth of at least $1 million.

  • Are your financial records a mess? Here's how to get organized

    How do you know whether you need to spend more time getting your financial affairs organized?

  • Fund firms lower bar for younger investors

    Mutual-fund firms have a new message for young investors: Stop whining and give us your money.

  • Don't throw your money down the drain

    When consumers are in a financial bind, you'd hope that businessmen wouldn't try to intentionally rip off the financially distressed. But, unfortunately, there are some bad seeds that will -- and oftentimes their task isn't a very difficult one. When a family has to live paycheck to paycheck and is strapped for cash, they can quickly get caught in a debt trap with creditors, payday lenders and other abusive organizations.

  • Financial basics for gaining control of your money

    The definition of "budget" is the amount of money that is available for, required for, or assigned to a particular purpose.

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  • Regents Bank CEO leads as consultant, not just lender

    Optimizing your business plan. Your child's choice for college. Dealing with the dynamics of a family-owned business. While typically reserved for discussion with your closest friends or colleagues, these topics are actually part of Regents Bank's business offerings, where clients are given personalized advice and attention than spans beyond financial forecasting.

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Banking, Finance, & Investing Week

This week-long feature takes an in-depth look at the banking, financial and investment markets affecting local businesses, as well as San Diego’s community banks, credit unions and commercial lending institutions.

Banking, Finance, & Investing Week

This week-long feature takes an in-depth look at the banking, financial and investment markets affecting local businesses, as well as San Diego’s community banks, credit unions and commercial lending institutions.

Banking, Finance, & Investing Week

This week-long feature takes an in-depth look at the banking, financial and investment markets affecting local businesses, as well as San Diego’s community banks, credit unions and commercial lending institutions.

Banking, Finance, & Investing Week - July 2006, Thursday

All week, The Daily Transcript will take a special look at banks, credit unions, lenders, financial advisors and investors.

Banking, Finance, & Investing Week - July 2006, Wednesday

All week, The Daily Transcript will take a special look at banks, credit unions, lenders, financial advisors and investors.

Banking, Finance, & Investing Week - July 2006, Tuesday

All week, The Daily Transcript will take a special look at banks, credit unions, lenders, financial advisors and investors.

Banking, Finance, & Investing Week - July 2006, Monday

All week, The Daily Transcript will take a special look at banks, credit unions, lenders, financial advisors and investors.

Banking, Finance, & Investing Week - 2005

All week long, The Daily Transcript will take a look at San Diego's community banks, credit unions and commercial lending institutions. We'll explore such finance topics as how to value your business and how to finance small businesses. Information on initial public offerings, available capital, and real estate and personal investing will also be featured.

Banking, Finance, & Investing Week - Friday, 2004

Throughout the week of Oct. 11, The Daily Transcript has been discussing how San Diego businesses are affected by banking, finance and investment markets. Today, Oct. 15, we culminate our week-long Banking, Finance & Investing feature with the Banking & Finance Quarterly Report.

Banking, Finance, & Investing Week - Thursday, 2004

Throughout the week of Oct. 11, The Daily Transcript will discuss how San Diego businesses are affected by banking, finance and investment markets. Today, Oct. 14, we will focus on investing.