Industry Focus: Bankers

As the state bounces back from the recession, Nevada bankers agree that the outlook for their industry has improved in recent years.

As the state bounces back from the recession, Nevada bankers agree that the outlook for their industry has improved in recent years. However, healthier industries have their own challenges such as new regulations and ambitious competition. Recently, decision-makers in the banking industry met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss these challenges to their … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Bankers

Nevada banking executives recently met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the challenges in their industry.

Enduring a slow economic recovery, the banking industry stays focused on getting businesses back on their feet in the midst of increasing regulations and legislative uncertainty. Nevada banking executives recently met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the challenges in their industry. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business Magazine, served as … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Investment Firms

A group of Nevada’s Investment Firms executives recently met at the offices of City National Bank to discuss the trends and obstacles facing their industry.

The actions of some have caused investment firms as a whole to be painted with the same brush. For the past few years, Nevada investment firms have struggled to assure the community of their ethical practices while managing client expectations and working in a down economy. Recently, executives representing investment firms across the state met at the Las Vegas offices of City … [Read more...]

A Primer on Estate Planning: Be Prepared

Estate planning is one of those tasks everyone knows is important, staring the Grim Reaper in the face to figure out how to distribute assets isn’t fun.

Estate planning is one of those tasks everyone knows is important, but few do eagerly. After all, staring the Grim Reaper in the face to figure out how to distribute assets isn’t fun. However, postponing the decisions is a mistake. Jeffrey Burr, an attorney specializing in estate planning, explained many of the threats that lurk. “Just being unprepared” tops the list, he … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Bankers

Nevada bankers met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss what the future of banking looks like and the lessons learned from the past.

The past several years have brought many changes to the banking industry including new security threats, a distressed market and changing customer expectations. Nevertheless, the industry works to push through these issues and carry on into the future. Recently, executives representing banking met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss what the future of … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Bankers

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The banking industry plays a vital role in the success or failure of companies and individuals that rely on banks for their financial needs. Over the last few years, the industry has experienced a myriad of challenges including government regulations, foreclosures, finding qualified borrowers, low interest rates and image issues. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business … [Read more...]

Wealth Management: Tending to Retirement

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When the boat is rocking people naturally cling more tightly to the rail – which, given today’s economy, says much of what one needs to know about investing for retirement. “Individuals are scared, and rightly so,” says Tony DePasquale, founder and President of Elysien Private Wealth & Real Property in Henderson. “They want safe, and they want to know that the people … [Read more...]