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Making a list and checking it twice, as you manage home, family, friends and business during the holiday season? Do you feel sometimes like you are not giving enough? Do you feel you need more time, energy or money? You are not alone! Think about what you can do that serves family, friends and business.
Every day of our lives, we make assumptions. We assume that the people we encounter regularly will behave in the manner to which we are accustomed. We assume that if we take care of our cars, they will get us to where we want to go. In fact, we need to make assumptions to bring order to our world. But in some parts of our life — such as investing — assumptions can prove dangerous.
Each of us at some point in our life will be faced with a life limiting illness, either personally or facing the death of a loved one. There is an incredible resource in this community that provides comfort, dignity and respect to all those coping with a serious or life-limiting illness. It’s Hospice of the Southwest.
Two events this weekend will make kids in Ahwatukee Foothills a little safer.
November is Long-term Care Awareness Month. And when it comes to long-term care — such as a stay in a nursing home or the services provided by a home health aide — you’ll want to plan for the potential costs involved.
When it was time for Ahwatukee Foothills resident Michelle Milich to get a new dog she figured an American Bulldog, known for no major health problems and low grooming, would be a good choice. She had a family member looking to get rid of an American Bulldog and the timing seemed like fate, but looking back Milich had no idea what fate had in store.
How can you save $5,000 when you close on your new home and continue the savings for the life of the loan? It is very easy. FHA loans have become more and more expensive, so lenders have come up with conventional options to FHA financing. FHA continues to increase the cost of mortgage insurance premiums, which adds hundreds of dollars to the monthly mortgage payment pricing some buyers out of the market for a new home. Lenders are now offering 3 percent down conventional loans, which do not require 1.75 percent of the loan amount up front.
Rates are down and values are up, which most of us know is generally a good sign that it might be time to consider a refinance. However, there are several less obvious factors to consider that may also indicate that it’s a great time to refinance. Here are just a few:
Ahwatukee Foothills resident Mark Minkowitz said his wife, Aida, is paranoid about scorpions.
In life, when situations become difficult and unbearable to handle, it seems that a family’s love is a way to keep all the pieces together.
Siblings Ashley and Peanut are 5-year-old Terrier/Pit Bull females. We would love for them to go home together and are offering an adoption special in hopes that they will. Together their adoption fee is $200 with free leash and collar sets. They both are spayed, microchipped, vaccinated, and have 30 days of free pet insurance.
Gov. Jan Brewer asked President Obama on Wednesday to overrule a decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that the Yarnell Hill Fire does not qualify as a disaster.
Making the decision to purchase or refinance a home is one of those major decisions most of us only make a few times in our life. With so many mortgage options available to you, choosing the right lender can be agonizing.
SAN DIEGO - Mission Hills coach Chris Hauser likes to start the season with a big game against a tough opponent.
Almost everyone would agree: Moving is a hassle. In addition to selling your current home and finding a new one, you may need to deal with a new school for your kids, a new doctor, a new dentist — the list goes on and on. But you’ll also need to consider the financial aspects of your move — specifically, your investments, insurance, taxes and even your estate plans.
A bad experience with her car insurance company years ago after an accident on Interstate 17 planted the seed for Cecilia Khor to become an insurance agent some day.
A judge has ruled that assessments collected by one group of homeowners must only be used for those particular homes and not for common area maintenance in The Pointe South Mountain Community.
Q: My mom will be moving in with us and I will be her main caregiver. How can I best prepare for this transition in our lives?
The city of Phoenix, Arizona Commerce Authority, Maricopa Workforce Connections and Maricopa Community Colleges recently met with more than 35 health care businesses to launch a Health Care Sector Partnership.
While school is back in session teachers across Ahwatukee are stressing that academics are key components that should be instilled in each student while on campus.
Purchasing a home is one of the largest investments you will make, and yet there are times people are not sufficiently insured when they list or buy their home. I want to share some information that I hope will keep you out of trouble, save you some money and frustration.
In the past month, there were only 162 new homes up for sale in Ahwatukee. Compared to 180 homes that came on the market in July of 2012, that is a 10 percent reduction in the number for homes priced up to $599,999.