What to Do if You’ve Depleted Your Emergency Savings

Take Charge America, Inc.

The devastating economic effects of COVID-19 have forced millions to live off emergency savings. But as the pandemic continues to roil the financial lives of Americans, many have reached their limits and are wondering where to turn to next. Michael Sullivan, a personal financial consultant with Take Charge America, a national nonprofit credit counseling and debt … [More]

Local Entrepreneur Debuts Arizona AKT Studio in Gilbert on July 13

AKT

AKT, a new dance-cardio fitness concept featuring carefully curated playlists, high-energy music, disco ball bumping and a supportive community, will open in Gilbert on July 13. The new AKT studio, located at 2484 S Santan Village Parkway, will allow Gilbert residents to experience a full body workout that combines cardio dance intervals with strength and toning. AKT has … [More]

Boutique Pilates Studios Offering Re-Opening Specials, On Demand Classes

Club Pilates

Club Pilates, the nation’s largest premium Pilates franchise, has temporarily closed three of its Valley studios following the Governor’s recent executive order to fight the spread of COVID-19 in Arizona. Local franchise locations include Scottsdale Shea, Gainey Ranch and Arcadia. “Since reopening on Friday, May 15, we have taken every possible measure to not only meet, but … [More]

Prepare for a Cooldown: Report Says Home Prices Were Up in May, Could Slump over the Summer

CoreLogic HPI Forecasts

CoreLogic®, a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released the CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI™) and HPI Forecast™ for May 2020. Nationally, home prices increased by 4.8%, compared with May 2019. Home prices increased 0.7% in May 2020 compared with April of this year. Strong home purchase demand in the first quarter of … [More]

Phoenix Zoo Closes, Citing ‘Health and Safety of Our Community’ as Top Priority

Phoenix Zoo

The Phoenix Zoo has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 crisis in Arizona. Given the continued rapid increase in COVID-19 cases, and after much deliberation and careful consideration for the well-being of our staff, guests, animals and the community, we have made the difficult decision to close our doors once again to foot traffic effective immediately. While the safety … [More]

Virtual Event – July 10: Positively Powerful Success with Dr. Joel Martin

Positively Powerful Success

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WEBINAR – July 9: The Future of (Marijuana) Lab Testing in Arizona

Marijuana Industry Trade Association (MITA-AZ)

Industry experts from the Arizona cannabis industry gather online for a compelling conversation about The Future of Lab testing Cannabis. About this Event Professional lab experts from the Arizona's cannabis industry discuss The Future of Lab testing at the Marijuana Industry Trade Association (MITA-AZ) virtual town hall meeting slated from 4 - 6 p.m., … [More]

Scholarship Management Co. Acquires Social Enterprise to Help Colleges and Universities Enroll, Engage and Retain More Students

CampusLogic

CampusLogic, the category leader in student financial success, today announces that it has acquired RaiseMe, a social enterprise focused on expanding access to higher education, especially among low-income and first-generation students. This acquisition brings together two champions of student financial success, which will drive more integration and innovation in this … [More]

5 Reasons Why It’s a Good Idea to Create a Live Video Community

GetVokl

There is a good chance that most people reading this have tuned into at least one live video over the last week. It’s something that is becoming increasingly popular, and is expected to continue to increase in popularity going forward. There are many good reasons why more influencers and businesses alike are turning to creating a live video community, and harnessing the power … [More]

5 Signs That You Work for a Brilliant Jerk. Does the Drama and Tension Never Stop?

by Mike Hunter

Some business leaders who are bright and hard-working also can be extremely demanding and difficult to work for. Such that a leader’s behavior and its negative impact on others may reach the point where the business becomes dysfunctional. Dr. Katrina Burrus, author of Managing Brilliant Jerks: How Organizations and Coaches Can Transform Difficult Leaders into Powerful … [More]