Owning a dog is a lot like playing golf. By this I mean there are rules and appropriate behaviors/etiquette that correspond to dog ownership. Dogs are natural followers and want to please. With the right leadership and guidance, you can establish an amazing bond with your dog. To find this connection, it’s necessary to establish a routine to let your dog know the rules.
The more evidence pours in that their dire warnings are doubtful, the louder environmental scare mongers insist that the “science is settled.” “We should not allow a tiny minority of shoddy scientists and extreme ideologues to compete with scientific facts,” Secretary of State John Kerry said. “The science is unequivocal.” Barack Obama agreed that “the debate is settled.”
In a major victory for the legislative minority, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that lawmakers on the losing end of last year's Medicaid expansion have a constitutional right to challenge the law and the levy it imposes.
In honor of Earth Day, Sprinkles Cupcakes is teaming up with local tree planting and environmental care organizations. From April 21-25, 100 percent of proceeds from Sprinkles tree-adorned vanilla cupcakes sold in Scottsdale will be donated to Desert Botanical Garden.
It may not be all that much fun to file your taxes, but you do get to eagerly anticipate that one big question: Will I or won’t I get a tax refund? If you receive a refund, you’ll have to answer another question: What should I do with it?
More than 200,000 Arizonans who have permits to carry concealed weapons would be able to bring them into most public buildings under terms of a bill given preliminary Senate approval Tuesday, ignoring “no guns” signs at the door.
A foolish question? In the world of today’s politics, probably not. There are times when the patriotism of some of our legislators is questionable. Then, one must ask why would a legislator not be a patriot? Possibly because of a lack of understanding of our founding principles as set forth in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.
With tax season here, it’s time to focus on your tax return, which is due on April 15. As you work on your return, you may see some areas in which you’d like to make some changes for 2014 and beyond — and one of these areas may be your investments. Specifically, can you find ways to become a more “tax-smart” investor?
Bethany Christian School in Tempe, 6304 S. Price Road, will be hosting an open house specifically for those interested in kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school year on Tuesday, April 15, at 5:30 p.m. Kids are encouraged to attend. Guests will learn about kindergarten at Bethany Christian School, meet the kindergarten teacher, enjoy treats and activities.
The benefits of Roth IRAs are undeniable: no required minimum distributions (RMDs) for an owner and, perhaps best of all, no income tax on qualified distributions. For those investors who meet the income requirements to fund a Roth, choosing one is simple. Investors who exceed those limits but still want to access a Roth account can do so — if they prepare to manage the up-front costs.
In a state full of wonderful and beautiful topography, Arizona also boasts a number of places to see nature from a different perspective — underground. The most famous of these sites is Kartchner Caverns, about 9 miles south of Benson.