Arizona Leads the West in Income Growth

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Arizona’s median household income rose by 15.2% over the latest three-year recording period, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. That was the highest growth among western and mountain states, and higher than Texas and Florida. The Census data, which compares income growth averaged between 2014-2016 and 2017-2019, indicates that the median household income in … [More]

Arizona Historical Society Announces Fall Reopening Plans

Arizona Historical Society

The Arizona Historical Society is pleased to announce its reopening timeline for the Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park in Tempe. The reopening includes policies and procedures for guests, visitors, and staff based on current guidelines from the Arizona Department of Health Services and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Arizona Heritage Center at Papago … [More]

How to Have a Profitable Business in Any Economy

by Terry Monroe

People start and buy businesses for many different reasons. Some people do it as an extension of their passion for a certain thing such as flowers, woodworking, machinery or serving people. Some people do it for the thrill of winning, but ultimately everyone who goes into business does it to make money. There are thousands of books that have been written about business … [More]

Embracing Freelancers Could Be the Key to Success in the COVID-19 Era

by Santiago Jaramillo

In the context of an economy reeling from COVID-19, freelancing and the gig economy now mean something quite different to many people. Millions of people have lost their jobs, which has resulted in a surge of individuals looking to part-time and gig work to make ends meet. The future of remote work is now one of the most discussed topics as businesses are being forced to … [More]

Workplace Culture Co. Launches Work-From-Anywhere Employee Wellness Benefit

Treo Wellness

Treo Wellness, a division of Johnson Health Tech North America, has announced the launch of a work-from-anywhere employee wellness benefit. Treo Wellness is now offering an affordable turnkey program that enhances the health culture and wellness resources for small to mid-sized employers no matter where their employees are working. "Digital technology is reshaping every … [More]

Technology Startups Raised a Total of $89.9B Worth Investments, a 32% Jump in a Year

BuyShares

While undoubtedly catastrophic, the COVID-19 pandemic also accelerated new technology trends in many areas, providing innovative tech companies with an opportunity to expand their business. The surge in consumer spending on online ordering options and digital entertainment along with a massive increase in the adoption of digital services and remote working technologies, … [More]

Local Credit Union Streamlines Member Authentication to Contactless Process

Desert Financial Credit Union

MemberPass™, the flagship contactless identity solution powered by credit union service organization (CUSO) CULedger, has officially been deployed in Desert Financial Credit Union to provide a contactless, secure method for authenticating member identity in all of their contact centers MemberPass, which allows credit unions to automate the authentication process … [More]

Sellers Still Direct a Hot Housing Market But Fall Cooling Approaches

Zillow

Sellers still hold the reins of the U.S. housing market as prices reach record year-over-year gains and low inventory further erodes, according to the Zillow Weekly Market Report1. However, tapering pending sales and minimal recent growth in list prices point to an overdue seasonal market slowdown that may finally be coming. Pending sales slow as short time-on-market stays … [More]

Get Out the Vote Campaign Targets Latino Electorate

Chicanos Por La Causa

Chicanos Por La Causa Action Fund and UnidosUS Action Fund are teaming up for a Get Out the Vote campaign, with an October 6 livestream kickoff featuring Latino voters and leaders. CPLC President & CEO David Adame and UnidosUS President & CEO Janet Murguia will open the 10 a.m. event on Tuesday, which will be streamed live on CPLC YouTube channel. A panel discussion … [More]

DES Issues Fraud Alert, Announces Law Enforcement Task Force to Combat Criminal Activity

Arizona Department of Economic Security

The Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) is warning consumers of a new fraud scheme targeting unemployment benefits and announced a new joint task force with law enforcement to combat high levels of unemployment fraud. These are the latest steps in DES’s aggressive approach to preventing fraud and protecting taxpayer dollars while ensuring Arizonans in need can access … [More]