Survey Shows 95 Percent of U.S. Households Were Banked in 2019

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

A record 95 percent of U.S. households had a bank or credit union account in 2019, according to a new biennial survey and report released today by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).  How America Banks: Household Use of Banking and Financial Services also found that a record low 5.4 percent of U.S. households were unbanked in 2019. Since 2009, the FDIC has … [More]

$715,000 Allocated to Support Families, Communities in Need throughout Arizona

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

Governor Doug Ducey announced $715,000 from the AZ Coronavirus Relief Fund has been allocated to 19 organizations across the state that support individuals and families in need. The recipient organizations provide services including short-term housing, food and basic living assistance, employment support, education materials, health services and more. “Organizations across … [More]

Arizona Foundation for Women Announces SHE Leads!, New Local Women’s Leadership Program

Arizona Foundation for Women

Arizona Foundation for Women (AFW), a not-for-profit agency that advocates for Arizona women’s causes, is today launching  SHE Leads!, a women’s-centric leadership program dedicated to advancing Arizona’s women. Women interested in honing their personal, professional and organizational leadership skills by taking part in this inaugural program are encouraged to apply between … [More]

ASU Police Going Green with Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Grant

Arizona State University

The Arizona State University Police Department has received $46,871.08 in grant money from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety for the purchase of two Zero DSR electric motorcycles. This is the second GOHS grant the ASU Police Department has used to purchase an electric motorcycle. The department purchased another Zero DSR last year. “The Zeros are an ideal … [More]

Governor Paints Rosy Picture as Arizona Leads Nation in Homeownership Growth

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

Arizona is adding homeowners faster than any state in the nation, a sign of continued growing economic momentum in the state. The state’s quarter-over-quarter homeowner rate change increased by 7.7 percentage points in Q2 2020, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the best in the nation. “The American dream of owning a home is alive and well in Arizona,” said … [More]

WEBINAR – Oct 22: Creating a Stronger and Brighter Future Together with the League of Arizona Cities and Towns

Center for the Future of Arizona

Join the Center for the Future of Arizona (CFA) on October 22 for our free webinar: Creating a Stronger and Brighter Future Together. The webinar will be hosted by the League of Arizona Cities and Towns and will highlight The Arizona We Want, a shared vision of success that reflects what matters most to Arizonans. Attendees will learn about the latest updates made to The … [More]

Gilbert-Based Global Wellbeing Co. Makes Healthy Contributions to People, Communities and Planet

Isagenix International

By nourishing and uplifting hundreds of thousands of people and reducing its carbon footprint, global wellbeing company Isagenix International is making an impressive impact worldwide, as detailed in a new report. “Now more than ever, companies need to step up, give back, and champion sustainability so people around the world and our planet can thrive,” said Isagenix Chief … [More]

Greater Phoenix Economic Council Named Top Economic Development Organization in US

Greater Phoenix Economic Council

The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) has been named the top economic development organization in the U.S. (population 500k+) by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). This distinct recognition is tied to IEDC’s 2020 Excellence in Economic Development Awards and the announcement was made Thursday during IEDC’s Annual Conference. Awards are judged by a … [More]

5 Tips to Avoid ERP Failure and Turn 2020 Disruption into Success

inbusinessPHX.com

The trials of 2020 have put many businesses in a mode of transformation. For some, that can mean changing anything from their internal operations to the services and products they offer. Due to advancements in digital technology, massive change was well underway in numerous industries before the pandemic. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) has been a central part of those … [More]