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10 Best Places for Military Families to Retire

Wisconsin is Veteran friendly
Posted by Ryan Olson on December 10, 2010 in No Category
10 Best Places for Military Families to Retire Military.com examined 379 major U.S. metropolitan areas to identify the 10 best places for service members to retire. There were approximately 2 million military retirees as of 2009. The average of retirement age for enlisted service members is 42 and 46 for officers. Factors that make a retirement locale appealing include: · Proximity to a military base with good amenities and a VA hospital. · How the state taxes a military pension. · Educ... read more
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2011 Military Friendly Schools List Released

Local Universities and College make the list
Posted by Ryan Olson on December 17, 2010 in No Category
G.I. Jobs has placed both UW - La Crosse, Viterbo University, and Western Technical College on its 2011 list of Military Friendly Schools, which honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities, and trade schools embracing America's veterans as students.  The list was compiled through exhaustive research last spring in which G.I. Jobs polled more than 7,000 institutions nationwide.  For the complete report, click here.... read more
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AOL: Is It Finally a Good Time to Buy a House Again?

Posted by Ryan Olson on April 02, 2011 in No Category
REALTORS are bullish on home ownership, so we tend to say it's always a good time to buy - provided you plan to live in your home for a while.  But if you take that advice with a grain of salt, listen to what some others have to say about the current climate for home buying.  Even Warren Buffett has found home ownership to be a good investment. AOL Daily Finance: Is It Finally a Good Time to Buy a House Again? "...independent analysts are now saying that the sweet spot ... read more
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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater La Crosse appoint Ryan Olson to board of directors

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater La Crosse appoint Ryan Olson to board of directors
Posted by Sarah Smith on June 02, 2014 in No Category
LA CROSSE, Wis.—The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater La Crosse have elected Ryan Olson, vice president and broker manager of Coldwell Banker River Valley, Realtors, to its board of directors. Olson began serving earlier this year.  The clubs exist to inspire and empower all young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. The La Crosse area clubs operate seven sites, serving more than 500 children each day.   Olson is well acquainted with the clubs. He... read more
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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater La Crosse honored Coldwell Banker River Valley, Realtors, with its Corporate Award at its annual Hall of Fame Banquet this year.  For the past eight years, Coldwell Banker River Valley has offered a matching donation program which has resulted in thousands of dollars contributed to the Boys & Girls Clubs. Each time a home is bought or sold with the help of a Coldwell Banker River Valley agent, the company makes a donation to the Boys & Girls Clubs. The agents who ma... read more
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