With stock prices at all-time highs and growing unease filtering out of the nation’s capital, investors will want to have cash on hand to take advantage of any opportunities that may emerge. Enter Ray Dalio One such investor is Ray Dalio, the chairman and CEO of Bridgewater...

Maria Merce Martin helps Fortune 500 clients improve sales By Kevin Gale | Makeup and Hair: Julie Soubielle | Photo: Lynn Parks Optime Consulting CEO Maria Merce Martin has one key goal for clients: converting human behavior into sales growth. Evidently, she is succeeding, given Optime’s list...

Homes along golf courses continue to command a premium This is the second installment of SFBW’s “Inside the Gates” series, a closer look at golf and country club living. By Martin Lenkowsky Provide them with great amenities and they will come—and keep coming, say those associated with country...

By Julie Neitzel Family trusts have been around longer than most people realize. The very first trusts date to the Roman Empire around A.D. 800. In that society, only citizens of Rome could own property. When faced with deployment, soldiers would transfer ownership of their property...