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What exactly is an “inadequate” health insurance policy? It turns out that the answer to a seemingly innocuous question is key to our health care future, to what happens when Obamacare goes down.
A local company’s toys have won several awards this year including “Best Tech Toy” from Consumer Report but this toy isn’t something loud and battery operated — it’s a book, puzzle or wall poster.
While Black Friday and Cyber Monday are gone, that doesn’t mean our holiday shopping is done.
Credit scores are made up of a complex algorithm that can, at times, seem inexplicable. Often things that seem financially responsible can in fact lower your credit score. Answer the few questions below to test your credit IQ — the answers may surprise you.
By now, you’ve probably heard that Arizona, like other recovering states, is in short supply of new homes. While it’s true that inventory remains tight as builders push to keep up with rising consumer demand, plenty of options exist in the marketplace for people looking to purchase a new vs. a resale home.
Those of you with a passing knowledge of college basketball may remember the name Bob Knight. He was fired as Indiana University basketball coach in 2000 and took a job at Texas Tech in 2001.
Have Americans lost hope? The trust-deficit between them and their policymakers is distressingly large, with only 19 percent, according to an October Pew poll, who say that they have faith that the government will do what is right just about always or most of the time.
According to a recent survey by financial services firm Edward Jones, some Americans are planning to hold on to their wallets this holiday season.
My assignment: In 700 words or less, I’m supposed to keep you and your money safe while you’re out buying for the holidays. How about I do it in 17 words and two punctuation points: do not buy gift cards, do not shop online, and do not get talked into extended warranties!
Black Friday used to be the one day where you could find bargain-basement deals on computers, TVs, game consoles, home goods, clothes, toys, and the list goes on.
Whether on Facebook or Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn, we are plastering snapshots of our lives all over the Internet.
Ahwatukee Girl Scout troops are in the middle of preparations for hosting their own fashion fair event for the Ahwatukee public.
According to a recent survey by financial services firm Edward Jones, some Americans are planning to hold on to their wallets this holiday season. In fact, 37 percent say they plan to spend less on holiday shopping in 2013 than they spent in 2012, contrary to what Edward Jones’ retail analyst is anticipating: holiday sales to increase by about 2.8 percent.
Here’s another reason to be thankful this holiday season — the cost of putting Thanksgiving dinner on the table is down slightly from last year.
Arizona’s economy continues to mend, spurred largely by people buying cars and parts. Newly released figures from the Department of Revenue show retail sales reported to the state in September topped $4.2 billion. That reflects purchases made in August.
Two events this weekend will make kids in Ahwatukee Foothills a little safer.
While racing fans are in the Valley for NASCAR this weekend, one fan says he’s frustrated with his racing experience.
Comic book movies are increasingly, like Sandra Bullock in "Gravity," lost in space.
Earlier this year, Senate Finance chairman Max Baucus and House Ways and Means chairman Dave Camp embarked upon a “tax road trip.” Their goal being to rewrite the tax code for the first time in a quarter century.
The National Confectioners Association (NCA) reports chocolate is America’s favorite candy for Halloween this year. The National Retail Federation (NRF) estimates $2.08 billion will be spent on Halloween candy this year; as per NCA, 72 percent of this will be some type of chocolate. Fortunately for Americans, chocolate has some properties that are actually beneficial for the teeth, gums, and cardiovascular health.
There are three killer insults on the body: oxidation, autoimmunity and inflammation. We need some level of inflammation to stay healthy so tissue and wounds heal from infections and injuries, however, when the inflammatory response becomes chronic problems occur. Chronic inflammation is unseen by the eye and a silent killer that accelerates aging, prevents fat loss and increases risk of disease.
A desire by consumers for healthier alternatives to beef is turning around and hitting them in the wallets.
Attorney General Tom Horne is warning consumers, especially seniors on Medicare, to be cautious of scams related to the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as “Obamacare.”
Thousands of doctors who’ve been practicing in Arizona need to have their licenses reviewed by the state.
In Arizona, Jan. 1, 2014 marks a historic moment in health care choice. Obamacare, which takes effect then, includes a little noticed provision whose long-term impact is likely to be vast.