1. We all know that saving money is the best way to gain financial independence. But knowing what’s good for us doesn’t always mean that we’ll follow, as recent data on Americans’ savings habits shows. According to a 2017 GoBanking Rates survey, 57% of Americans had less than $1,000 in a savings account, while 39% had no […]
  2. Vantage West member Tony Terry Jr.—founder of the Gaslight Theatre and its family of sister companies—built an efficient operation designed for family fun. Here’s how he grew his business and why he still loves every second of it. Most people wouldn’t move to a remote Alaskan town to establish a live theater company. But Tony […]
  3. It’s a clear, sunny, typical Saturday in Tucson, Arizona, as vendors set up their tents along 4th Avenue. The Street Fair doesn’t begin for another hour, so the crowds haven’t formed quite yet. A lanky man with long dreadlocks stands along the side of the scene, reciting a poem to himself. The words are rhythmic, […]
  4. Welcome back to our salute to some of Arizona’s black leaders who are creating positive change in the state and beyond. If you missed it, check out our last post about Arizona Informant Publisher Cloves Campbell Jr. Our final installment focuses on a figure you might know well. For 30 years, Kim Covington served as […]
  5. Welcome back to our salute to some of Arizona’s black leaders who are creating positive change in the state and beyond. If you missed it, check out our last post about former Maricopa Community College Chancellor Rufus Glasper. For this post, we’re going to pivot to a figure who plays an important role in the […]