More Americans are facing rising caregiver costs. The financial challenge of caring for an aging parent can also create caregiver stress. Don’t allow caring for an aging parent or spouse to become a crisis.
The chief attorney for the city of Tucson is telling a judge that national security could be compromised if it is forced to disclose some documents about how it uses equipment it has purchased to track cell phone users.
The Clean Elections Commission concluded Thursday there's enough evidence to suggest that Attorney General Tom Horne violated campaign finance laws to force his agency to respond to subpoenas and compel employees there to testify under oath.
Are you ready for this? September is National Preparedness Month. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Preparedness Month seeks to educate Americans on preparing for natural disasters and other types of emergencies. But you’ll also need to prepare for unexpected events in many other areas of your life — particularly those events related to the financial security of you and your family.
In an effort to stem widespread confusion about changes in health care coverage, Phoenix Children’s Hospital has introduced Family Financial Services, a team within the hospital dedicated to helping parents understand their health care coverage options. The hospital created the team in response to rapid changes in insurance coverage that are often overlooked or misunderstood by parents.
Aaron J. Nelson, born June 2, 1982 in Lake Preston, S.D, passed away in the early morning of Aug. 21 after battling a near death hospitalization a year prior. Aaron attended elementary schools in Sturgis and Rapid City, S.D., and after moving to Ahwatukee he attended Kyrene Centennial Middle School and graduated in 2000 from Mountain Pointe High School. He was employed by the Ahwatukee Target for four years as a supervisor and in 2004 he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. Aaron flew on AWACS reconnaissance and surveillance missions around the world and achieved the rank of senior airman. Two years ago, he married Shauna Myers of Montana, who also enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and outranked him (“at work only”).
On Sept. 8, we observe National Grandparents Day. If you have grandchildren, they will hopefully mark this occasion by sending a card, making a call or, best of all, paying a visit. But however your grandchildren express their feelings for you, you undoubtedly have a very big place in your heart for them. In fact, you may well be planning on including your grandchildren in your estate plan. If that’s the case, you’ll want to do the best you can to preserve the size of your estate — without sacrificing the ability to enjoy life during your retirement years.
Local companies are looking for ways to efficiently connect to increasingly fragmented audiences and recapture customers that are being diverted by a host of new competitors. Many of these businesses are diving into digital marketing.
It’s back-to-school time again. If you have young children, you might be hustling them to the store for backpacks and binders. But if you fast-forward a few years, you can envision driving your kids a little farther — to their college dorms. And when that day comes, you’ll want to be financially prepared. So you’ll want to avoid making costly mistakes when preparing for, and paying, those big bills. Here are some of the most common of these errors:
The state's jobless rate ticked up a tenth of a point last month, to 7.0 percent amid lackluster overall growth of jobs in the private sector and sharp but seasonally expected declines in employment in public education.
Regardless of whether you’re a man or a woman, Social Security will not — and was never designed to — provide all of the income you’ll need to live comfortably during retirement. At best, your income from Social Security will supplement your other sources.
In a small community hospital in the East Valley a group of nurse-midwives is rocking the birth world. “When women are offered the evidence based midwifery model of care and appropriate collaborative practice, this is the face of hospital-based midwifery,” said Belinda Hodder, certified nurse-midwife of Valley Women for Women, a British-trained midwife (certified nurse-midwives are advanced practice registered nurses, most with master’s degrees in nursing).
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation announced that five Valley-area high school students have been selected to take part in the 2014 Student Leaders program, which awards a total of 220 community-minded high school juniors and seniors from around the country with paid eight-week summer internships at local branches of the Boys & Girls Club.
If you’re a baby boomer, you’re at the point in life where, if you haven’t actually entered retirement, you’re at least approaching the outskirts. But if you’re like many of your fellow boomers, you may be experiencing more than a little trepidation over your financial prospects as a retiree. That’s why it’s so important for you to determine what steps to take to help improve your chances of enjoying a comfortable retirement.
It’s been a long road back from the depths of the recession, but there are signs that the state’s economic engine is revving up and the Arizona Automobile Dealers Association is proud to be playing an important leadership role.
Having access to affordable health care is critical for many seniors. That’s why it’s important that those approaching age 65, or already 65 or older understand the four parts of the Medicare health insurance program.
The Thunder look to return to their winning ways behind a talented junior class and a group of committed seniors in 2014.Produced by David JolkovskiNarration by Jason P. SkodaInterviews (in order of appearance):Cade van RaaphorstTJ RobertsAlex FarinaDrew McIntyreCoach Dan HindsAdrian PerezAndrew MacnairSaxon McDonald