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The city of Phoenix has released a website to help Phoenix residents understand which school districts could use school tax credit contributions before the end of the year.
Seventh-grade science students at Kyrene Akimel A-al Middle School are inviting the Ahwatukee community to their Astronomy Night event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at Akimel A-al, 2720 E. Liberty Lane.
There will finally be as many people working in Arizona at the end of next year as there were employed here in 2005.
The Tempe Police Department is investigating a threatening note received at Fees Middle School early Tuesday morning.
Finding a job that brings joy to one’s life can be a tricky endeavor.
The housing market continues its bumpy ride toward full recovery with more lurches, twists and turns than a roller coaster at the state fair.
Halloween, the holiday built around the twin pleasures of playing dress-up and eating too much candy, is obviously a hit with children.
As you’re well aware, a partial government shutdown began Oct. 1. No matter what one’s views are on the political issues that led to this event, it’s probably fair to say that a shutdown is not particularly good news, on many fronts. Although essential services will continue, including Social Security and Medicare payments, other governmental functions will be disrupted, and hundreds of thousands of workers will be furloughed. So, as a citizen, you may well have concerns about the shutdown. But how will the shutdown affect you as an investor?
America’s middle class used to be the proud backbone of our economy. They made things, things of value that other people would pay for. Not only did the middle class prosper, they were the driver of America’s emergence as the world’s economic superpower.
Boulder City, Nev. -- It’s easy to trade the wild ways of Las Vegas for the wilds of the nearby Colorado River: All it takes is a call to a boating outfitter and a federally-approved form of ID.
Did you buy your home before 2005?
Americans’ confidence in the economy inched closer to a 5 1/2-year high on growing optimism that hiring and wages could pick up in coming months.
In a report issued recently by J.D. Power and Associates, Salt River Project (SRP) received the top score for residential electric service in the Large Utilities segment in the western United States for the 12th consecutive year and the highest total among the nation’s largest utilities for the fifth year in a row.
You might naturally assume that with the uptick in homebuilding activity across the country and the economy’s steady improvement, homebuilders everywhere would be jumping for joy. Not exactly.
Hundreds of bus drivers went on strike Thursday in several Phoenix suburbs, shutting down service to some 57,000 riders daily in the affected suburbs and on routes to other cities.
Issues related to Medicare and Social Security were the emphasis of a recent town hall hosted by CD 9 Rep. Kyrsten Sinema in Tempe.
Last month, the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a milestone, when, for the first time, it closed above 15,000. Of course, 15,000 is a nice, round number, and it sounds pretty big — but what does it mean to you, as an individual investor? Is it cause for celebration — or is it more of a “caution” flag?
Americans are more confident in the U.S. economy than at any point in the past five years, thanks to surging home values, a brighter job market and record-setting stock prices. Stock averages last month extended the year’s explosive rally. Further gains in consumer confidence could help the economy withstand the effects of higher taxes and federal spending cuts that kicked in this year. Spending by consumers drives about 70 percent of economic growth.
It's not a big breakthrough.
Here’s a sobering statistic: 46 percent of workers surveyed had little or no confidence that they will have enough money to live comfortably throughout their retirement years, according to the 2010 Retirement Confidence Survey, issued by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. So you may want to explore all possible retirement savings vehicles —including a variable annuity.
Harlem Globetrotter Buckets Blakes, left, and Reed Luter, 10, demonstrate how to spin a basketball on the index finger during the unveiling of the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book in Irving, Texas, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008. Playing with the Harlem Globetrotters in a game as a special guest in the 2008-09 season is one of the featured wow gifts in the Christmas Book. (AP Photo/Donna McWilliam)
You’re probably accustomed to measuring the progress of your investments, and the overall condition of the investment world, by checking on indexes such as the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500. And since these types of benchmarks focus almost exclusively on American companies, you might get the idea that the best investments are located right here in the United States. But that impression would be false — because there is, literally, a world of investment opportunities beyond the U.S. borders.
It may not be as mainstream a form of expression these days as, say, Instagram, but poetry, that old-fashioned art of arranging language to create an emotional response through meaning, sound and rhythm, is alive and well.
The Phoenix Symphony Association has named Jaime Daddona Brennan and Tim K. Schultz to its board of directors.