I’ve always trusted Suze Orman’s financial planning advice. She’s sensible and realistic, and those qualities come through stronger than ever in her latest book, The Money Class: Learn to Create Your New American Dream (Spiegel & Grau, $26), which came out last month. The American Dream is over, she argues. Get over it and start planning with this new reality in mind. The entire book is well worth reading by people of any age, with the retirement planning segments (she breaks them down by age categories) particularly strong and relevant to our current financial environment. No nonsense advice, with links to recommended websites, provided in an understandable way.
A Peek at Life Is Beautiful 2017
Gorillaz are coming to Las Vegas for the first time ever. 2016’s Grammy winner for best new artist, Chance the Rapper, will return. English rockers Muse will bring their dizzying live show to the streets of Downtown. And that’s just the top of an eclectic bill that features more than 70 acts, along with comedy, interactive art installations, a group art exhibit featuring the work of Mark Ryden, Tara McPherson and Shepard Fairey and much more. Last year saw more than 137,000 attendees trod the festival footprint. Who’s ready for more?
Best of the City 2016
Our seventh annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best place to fix your speeding ticket to the best Bloody Mary.