After spending most of her adult life as a homemaker and mother of four, Lisa Poston had trouble finding a job after moving to Oklahoma City. Needing to support her family, she made the decision to go back to school with the assistance of the BEST (Basic Education Skills Training) program at the Department of Human Services. Lisa enrolled in…
When it comes to a quick and easy update that makes a dramatic difference in the style of your kitchen, hardware ranks right at the top. Hardware like cabinet handles, sinks and faucets can be changed out in just a few hours and transforms the entire appearance and feel of a space. As Gene Goforth of Architectural Hardware Design says, "Hardware is…
In the magazine world, the September issue is the most anticipated arrival of the year. It’s the unofficial first look at this season’s fashion trends and predictions for the upcoming year. It’s the issue fashionistas can’t wait to get their hands on. So it is with much excitement that we present you, dear reader, with … Continued
OKC Zoo Promotes ‘Plastic-Free’ Challenge The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden fought against the single-use plastic habit as part of a global “Plastic-Free July” challenge. Plastic items like grocery bags, straws and coffee cups are creating huge ecological harm, especially in oceans and other aquatic habitats. This includes streams, rivers and lakes in Oklahoma where … Continued
Gun Izakaya, a new concept specializing in Japanese street food, opened in the Paseo District in July. From the team that brought Goro Ramen and Empire Slice House to Oklahoma City, Gun Izakaya is OKC’s newest spin on a Japanese Izakaya. Jeff Chanchaleune and Rachel Cope opened the restaurant to showcase Japanese cuisine.
Amanda Kirkpatrick Lawler with Metro Mark Realtors hosted a Client Appreciation Fiesta in celebration of her fifth year working in real estate and obtaining her broker's license. Partners Kyle McCord of AMC Mortgage, Melissa Coon of Inspection Connection, Amanda Kirkpatrick-Lawler of Metro Mark Realtors, Jeremy Baldwin of Stockton Financial, Ryan Johnson of Norwalk Furniture and Matthew Shepherd … Continued
Many people are taking advantage of the opportunity to reduce taxes by funding a Traditional IRA. While that makes sense for some Americans, others may benefit by contributing to a Roth IRA that offers no immediate tax break but has other tax advantages, such as tax-free growth potential and tax-free income during retirement. Consider the advantages of Roth IRAs, including: