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Walmart Changes Procedures for Shopping

By Editor | April 4, 2020 |

Dacona Smith Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Walmart U.S. Starting Saturday, we will limit the number of customers who can be in a store at once. Stores will now allow no more than five customers for each 1,000 square feet at a given time, roughly 20 percent of a store’s capacity. To manage…

Watch Out for Financial Scams Related to Virus

By The Publisher | April 3, 2020 |

On one hand, the coronavirus has brought out the best in us. People across the country are pitching in to help others, from providing protective masks to health care workers to holding video chats with confined residents of assisted living homes to simply buying gift cards to support local businesses. On the other hand, a…

Help for Small Businesses Hit by COVID-19 Directives

By Editor | April 1, 2020 |

By Rachel Dahl —  Small business are suffering at the hands of emergency directives levied by governors across the country. Both “essential” and “non-essential” business owners have been hit by an economy devoid of consumers as Americans, Nevadans, and Fallonites are ordered to stay at home to slow the spread of COVID-19. There is help…

City Plans to Enforce Business Closures

By The Publisher | March 24, 2020 |

Staff report —  The City of Fallon issued a statement today saying they intend to enforce a goal of “full voluntary compliance with Governor Sisolak’s Declaration” of Emergency last week. The statement issued by the Legal and Administrative Director at the City, Robert Erquiaga, says “the City will consider enforcement measures as appropriate which might…

Local Grocery Stores Offer Special Hours

By The Publisher | March 23, 2020 |

Both Walmart and Safeway grocery stores in Fallon are offering special hours of operations for seniors. Walmart has reserved Tuesday mornings from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. for seniors. Safeway has set aside Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. for seniors, expecting mothers, and immune compromised individuals only. Regular hours for both…

What’s the Difference Between Short- and Long-term Investing?

By The Publisher | March 23, 2020 |

As you go through life, you’ll have many financial goals. Fortunately, you don’t need to achieve them all at the same time. But when you have a mix of short- and long-term goals, you will need to pursue some different investment strategies simultaneously. Your short-term goals may depend somewhat on your stage in life. For…

Help for Small Business from SBA and GOED

By The Publisher | March 17, 2020 |

The State of Nevada has received an SBA Declaration of Disaster that will allow the SBA to begin processing online Economic Injury Disaster Loan applications for small businesses throughout the State of Nevada.  Economic Injury Worksheet Form  The Economic Injury Worksheet Form available at diversifynevada.com is being used to track the economic impact to businesses…

Will Your Money Last as Long as You Do?

By The Publisher | March 12, 2020 |

What do your fellow citizens fear most? Almost half of them – 49% –  are most afraid of running out of money during retirement, a higher percentage than the 44% whose chief concern is failing health, according to a recent survey by Aegon Center for Longevity and other groups. What steps can you take to…

Don’t Let Coronavirus Infect Your Investment Strategy

By The Publisher | March 3, 2020 |

As you know, the coronavirus has become a major health concern, not just in China, but in other parts of the world, too – and it’s also shaken up the financial markets. As an individual investor, how concerned should you be? The impact of the coronavirus on the markets isn’t surprising. China is the world’s…

Successful Legislative Workshop at Nevada Farm Conference

By The Publisher | March 1, 2020 |

by Leanna Lehman —  Local residents and farmers from across the state gathered last week in Fallon to attend the annual Nevada Farm Conference. Among a plethora of other workshops and speakers, the farm conference featured a Legislative Workshop led by Sarah Adler, former State Director for the United States Department of Agriculture, and Robin…