Now Open: Phoenix Funds RISE Microbusiness Grant Program for Hardest Hit

City of Phoenix

​Small, neighborhood businesses are the backbone of our community, but they have been hit hard by COVID-19. The city of Phoenix is mobilizing $2 million of federal funds to be distributed to some of the hardest hit of the small neighborhood businesses. The newly announced funds for the Phoenix RISE Microbusiness Grant are reserved for business owners in low-and moderate-income … [More]

WEBINAR – Nov 10: Debunking Office 365 Backup and Security Misconceptions


With 285 million corporate users, Microsoft's Office 365 has become a popular target for cybercriminals. Ransomware attackers only need one set of valid credentials to begin a spear-phishing campaign. Once in, phishers can acquire additional Office 365 usernames and passwords, ultimately encrypting all your confidential data. While Microsoft's primary responsibility is … [More]

JPMorgan Chase

Scott McQuistan was named the new Regional Director of Wealth for the Southwest Region for JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s branch-based advisors. Based in Phoenix, Scott will be leading the Eastern AZ, Southern AZ, Scottsdale AZ, Central AZ, North/East AZ and Western AZ markets. He’ll oversee 141 advisors across the 214 Chase branches in Arizona. He reports to Nikki Atkins Hartung, … [More]

National Telehealth Co. Solving Primary Care Shortage, Reducing Employers’ Costs


When COVID-19 hit the United States, telehealth quickly became the frontline solution for medical care. Not only did it stem the flow of patients to emergency rooms, but it provided a safe option for accessing care without risking exposure to a highly contagious virus. Seven months later, telehealth has become an indispensable part of the nation’s healthcare system. A new … [More]

Cactus Bowl Has New Name, New Sponsor

Fiesta Bowl Organization

With college football Bowl Season coming soon, Guaranteed Rate has joined with the Fiesta Bowl Organization to become title sponsor of the newly-named Guaranteed Rate Bowl. Formerly known as the Cactus Bowl, this is the only postseason matchup between members of the Big Ten and Big 12 Conferences. Guaranteed Rate, one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the United … [More]

Generational Businesses Fail and What to Do about Them

by Kate Zabriskie

Anyone in a family business knows that, according to many statistics, the chance of the business surviving declines with each handoff to the next generation. What causes the drop-off? Among the myriad of reasons: times change, dedication levels vary and talent isn’t always genetic. If you’re in a family business, do any of the following sound familiar? Granddaddy toiled … [More]

Tips for Beginning Entrepreneurs

by Chad Nikkel

This year has definitely been one of change, challenge and adversity for business owners and employees alike. With the hardships for COVID-19, many have changed their entire outlook on employment — some out of choice and many out of necessity. One positive take-away from 2020 is that people have gotten extraordinarily creative where it comes to how they have pivoted their … [More]

Smart & Final Hosts Fundraising Campaign to Support Local Community Nonprofits

Smart & Final Charitable Foundation

Smart & Final, the smaller, faster grocery warehouse store for household and business customers, announces a new campaign to support the Smart & Final Charitable Foundation. The fundraiser will benefit thousands of local organizations in California, Arizona and Nevada that fall within the Foundation’s five pillars of focus: Health & Wellness, Education, Hunger … [More]

Hyatt Introduces Digital Platform ‘Hyatt Together’ to Inspire Wellbeing at Home or While Traveling

Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Guided by its purpose of care, Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced Hyatt Together – a digital platform for guests, members and customers featuring curated wellbeing experiences created by Hyatt colleagues from around the world. Aligned with Hyatt’s holistic approach to wellbeing, Hyatt Together content is focused on three pillars: Feel (emotional and mental … [More]

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Fall Below 800K, Sign of Leveling Off

U.S. Department of Labor

In the week ending October 17, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 787,000, a decrease of 55,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised down by 56,000 from 898,000 to 842,000. The 4-week moving average was 811,250, a decrease of 21,500 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was … [More]

More Than Half of Workers Say Their Company Has Failed at Creating a Diverse Workplace, But New Data Shows How Diversity Affects People of Color’s Ability to Succeed at Work


More than half (54%) of American employees do not believe that their company has successfully created diversity in 2020, according to new data from Clutch, the leading B2B ratings and reviews firm. Changes in public opinion regarding workplace diversity are causing businesses to respond to employees' expectations and take action to improve diversity. Currently, … [More]

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