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When it comes time to apply for a mortgage in 2014, you might be surprised at how much documentation you’ll need when applying for a home loan. Especially if you are a first-time home buyer or someone who has not been through the process since before all the new rules and regulations implemented in the past few years.
Over the week, members at Mountain Park Senior Living celebrated resident Faye Bali’s 100th birthday.
WASHINGTON — Despite the long, snowy winter in the Mid-Atlantic region, Washington's famous cherry blossom trees are expected to bring the first sure sign of spring between April 8-12, when they're predicted to reach peak bloom, the National Park Service said Tuesday.
There’s something very powerful, profound, and cathartic about the 40 days of Lent. Even at times in my life when I felt alienated from the body of Christ, wanted nothing to do with “organized” religion, or pushed faithful living to the edges of my being, Lent has always been important in my life. On Ash Wednesday (March 5 this year), the church calls us all to the observance of a holy Lent. It’s a strange and compelling invitation.
The Kyrene School District will be hosting its fourth annual Taste of Kyrene and will be open to all community members in efforts to support the Kyrene Foundation.
Nearly a quarter of all 18- to 34-year-olds report they have moved back in with their parents after living on their own. This may not be every parent’s dream, but those who find their once-empty nest a little more crowded can take heart: Your new housemates may provide you with some sizable tax benefits.
A couple hundred high school students from across Arizona are competing against one another to create a mobile app to benefit Gilbert’s public safety department.
Ready for the February frenzy? Grab a camera and post your best boys and girls basketball state tournament photos to our Facebook page at Facebook.com/EVTvarsityxtra. Or send your photos to us on Twitter to @varsityxtra. We’ll pick our favorite and one winner will receive a $100 Visa gift card.
Your next dinner out could support academic excellence at a Gilbert high school. The fifth annual Taste of Higley is slated for 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, in the cafeteria at Higley High School, 4068 E. Pecos Road.
“Revitalization” has become a buzzword for cities plagued with malnourished downtowns, a classification that fit Chandler more than a decade ago. Now, a little more than three years after it finished several construction projects and recruited businesses, the city is starting to see its efforts come to fruition.
Even though it’s only February, college financial aid officers are already gathering documents, crunching numbers and otherwise working to determine grants for the school year that starts this coming fall. If you have children you plan on sending to college, how will your own savings and investments affect their chances of getting financial aid?
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Ben Baldanza, the CEO of Spirit Airlines, leans over his kitchen table, takes another look at the board and plots out his strategy.
George Bruck, in all of his 80 years, has never had much. And he’s never asked for much.
I love my job. Yes, I’m only three months into my new role in church communications, but I’m beginning to scratch the surface of passions I began exploring not too long ago in video production, storytelling, and helping churches communicate their message clearly and effectively. I’m finding purpose and freedom to learn, grow,and be creative in my new role. But, the longer I live in the “real world” of jobs, careers, and long workweeks, I’m finding find that more and more people just don’t relate to the lyrics of a well-known country song, “Doin’ what I love and lovin’ what I do.”
Harkins Theatres and the Town of Queen Creek Arizona will hold an official ground breaking celebration 10 a.m. Feb. 15 at the site of the new Harkins Queen Creek 14 theatre. The new 14-screen megaplex, expected to open spring of 2015 on the southwest corner of Rittenhouse and Ellsworth roads, will include signature Harkins’ amenities such as the Harkins Ultimate Lounger reclining seats, wall-to-wall screens, pristine digital projection, crisp digital sound, stadium seating and a gourmet concession stand.
Arizona non-profit organization Devin’s Gift expanded its gifting and delivered 20 hygiene kits to Banner Cardon Children’s Medical Center.
Christina (del Castillo) Terry, a 2000 graduate of Mountain Pointe High School, recently received recognition as one of the Arizona Cardinals and University of Phoenix “MVP’s of the Classroom.”
The holidays are over, the calendar has turned a new page and, like many people, you find yourself with a renewed enthusiasm for self-improvement. According to statistics from the University of Scranton, nearly half of Americans regularly make New Year’s resolutions, with weight loss, organization and improved finances ranking among their top three goals.
The government is making it difficult for small business owners to make money, said members of the National Federation of Independent Business and guests at the 2014 Arizona Small Business Day at the Arizona Capitol on Tuesday.
Lauro Garcia has worked at Kyrene Altadeña Middle School as the building manager since the school opened in 1994.
Building Manager of Kyrene Altadeña Middle School Lauro Garcia holds an assortment of gift cards that were donated from the school's community. The school was able to raise upwards of $1,800 in gift cards.
Ahwatukee Foothills resident Dwayne Baker has never been much of a cat person so when he moved in with his new wife and stepson and 14 cats he knew he had to figure out some way to get rid of the smell coming from the litter box.
Ever since I was young, whenever my brother and I earned money from cleaning the cars or weeding the yard, we had to deposit a portion into a big “flower money” jug my mom made. Then every year when spring came to town, we would purchase flowers and plants for the garden. I loved the bugs our garden attracted and my brother the worms, so we bought into the system with little resistance. Little did I know this would be my first lesson in managing my finances: to save a little bit of all you earn.
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State lawmakers took the first steps Thursday to keep them from accepting free tickets from lobbyists to sporting events and concerts.