Phoenix Tech Start-Up Supports Local with Gift Card Give-Away

CorkBird

CorkBird, a new start-up based in Phoenix, was originally created to better connect people to their community. Its mobile application was built not as a tool to engage the world through a screen but to help people discover, share and actually get out and engage in the things happening right around the corner. “Be with humans” was the motto. But that had to change with the onset … [More]

BBB Serving the Pacific Southwest Announces 2020 Torch Awards for Ethics Finalists

BBB Serving the Pacific Southwest

Better Business Bureau Serving the Pacific Southwest (BBB) announces 16 Arizona companies selected as finalists for the 2020 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics, sponsored by Desert Financial Credit Union. The program raises awareness in marketplace ethics and honors businesses who operate with integrity. BBB made the critical decision to pivot this year’s in-person event to a virtual … [More]

New Forecast Sees Home Sales Peak This Fall, Stay above Pre-Pandemic Levels through the Coming Year

Zillow

After a remarkably hot summer, home sales are expected to peak this fall then taper off in 2021 while staying above pre-pandemic levels, according to a forecast by Zillow's team of economists in this week's Market Report1. Key market stats from the week ending Sept. 19 show depleted inventory levels plumbing new depths and prices skyrocketing over 2019 figures. FORECAST: … [More]

Arizona Makes Top Ten Least Safe States for Children Traveling in Cars

Go Safe Labs

As part of Child Passenger Safety Week, Go Safe Labs today released a new national traffic safety study revealing the top ten least safe states for car accidents involving children. The non-profit transportation safety group’s report also concludes that across the nation, children are more likely to be involved in car accidents in rural versus urban areas – data that can inform … [More]

WEBINAR – Sep 30: How to Complete a PPP Forgiveness Application

NFIB

Presented by: Holly Wade, Executive Director, NFIB Research Center, Elizabeth Milito Senior Executive Counsel, Legal Foundation, NFIB REGISTER HERE In this 90-minute webinar, PPP experts Beth Milito and Holly Wade will instruct you on how to complete a PPP loan forgiveness request. We will walk you through the forgiveness applications and help you determine if you qualify … [More]

Is a Seasonal Business a Timely Fit for You? 4 Ways to Make It Work

inbusinessPHX.com

An ever-changing economy creates new opportunities for entrepreneurs, even during these rocky times that COVID-19 has caused. Whether people are looking for a better work-life balance, a new job after having lost one, or an extra source of income, opening a seasonal business is one strategy that fits those goals, says Chris Buitron, president of Mosquito Authority. “Many … [More]