Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Saving Money, Energy Through Home Weatherization

September 13, 2022 by  
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As autumn approaches, now is the best time to plan ahead and prepare your home for the cooler weather. Weatherizing your home is a simple — and sensible — way to reduce your energy bills. ENERGY STAR estimates that you can save up to 20 percent on heating and cooling costs just by insulating and […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | Putting in the work

September 13, 2022 by  
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Recognizing Faye Todd & Jackie Brantley BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE Although we have not yet arrived at the final destination, there are so many people who deserve recognition for their roles in Las Vegas’ long march toward justice. Two of them are Faye Todd and Jackie Brantley. Todd migrated to Las Vegas in 1964 and […]

Women, Know Your Worth!

September 13, 2022 by  
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BY CRAIG KIRKLAND, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank Should women earn the same or more than men? Absolutely.  Should women be given the same leadership and growth opportunities as their male counterparts? Without a doubt.  I have two daughters, an incredible mom who raised me after the early passing of my father, and […]

PEACE: I’m HERE

September 13, 2022 by  
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Feelings of stress and anxiety can be overwhelming. Thinking about what happened yesterday or may happen tomorrow can remove us from the NOW. Staying in the moment can bring relief from life’s pressures. Take account of what is surrounding you at this very moment — what you see, feel, and touch. Staying in the RIGHT […]

Make the grass greener on your side of the fence

August 9, 2022 by  
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BY CRAIG KIRKLAND, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank There has been a lot of talk about “The Great Resignation” of 2021 — the spike in employees quitting their jobs during the pandemic.  However, this was followed by what was dubbed “The Great Regret.” In one study, nearly half the people who switched jobs […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | Understanding Critical Race Theory

August 9, 2022 by  
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Understanding Critical Race Theory BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE What is it? What is all the fuss about? Where did it come from? I can’t always understand what Kimberle Crenshaw and other originators and explainers of this theory are talking about and I think that along the way, Critical Race Theory has gotten overly complicated. It […]

Southwest Gas makes big investments in employees

August 9, 2022 by  
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Southwest Gas is committed to attracting and growing the careers of a diverse group of top talent — and offering more than the average 9-to-5 job. Along with other programs aimed at quality of life, Southwest Gas provides employees with opportunities to expand their skill set and knowledge.  One of the many ways Southwest Gas […]

PEACE: Peace in a Crazy Time

August 9, 2022 by  
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When all around us is going left and off kilter — it is especially important, as Nipsey Hussle once said, to have all “ten toes on the ground.” Be unshakable in the midst of confused instability, because it’s really interesting how crazy follows crazy. Don’t be delusional about your individual steps towards right. Numbers don’t […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | Juneteenth Reflections

July 8, 2022 by  
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Juneteenth Reflections BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE Food for thought: Maybe Texas was last only because other federal troops traveled faster than General Granger. Now that the Juneteenth 2022 celebrations are over for 2022, let’s reflect by looking at some pivotal dates and then let us declare Juneteenth as “the” official day of liberation for all […]

HSAs are amazing!

July 8, 2022 by  
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BY CRAIG KIRKLAND, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank The low unemployment rate has a silver lining for many workers. It has driven up wages as companies compete for limited labor. And it has prompted some employers to revisit and increase existing perks and benefits in order to attract and retain more workers.  Among […]

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