1. Anyone who’s experienced a summer in Tucson knows the seasonal exodus that occurs each year, leaving the city a virtual ghost town. While locals tend to enjoy the sudden shift to peace and quiet, the slow season isn’t ideal for members our local business community, who often suffer dips in the summer. As a result, […]
  2. The past decade has seen an explosion of growth among women-owned businesses both in Arizona and across the US, creating a more diverse and inclusive economy. According to the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, women-led firms in the US grew by 58%  since 2007, compared to businesses overall at 12%, while contributing over $3 trillion […]
  3. As the housing market heats up in Phoenix, it’s a great time to start exploring the city for the perfect spot to call home. Whether you’re looking for vibrant nightlife, world-class restaurants, or tranquil hikes, each of Phoenix’s hundreds of neighborhoods provide a unique character and culture. Sure, you could spend months exploring the city […]
  4. Over the past few years, shopping local has become a rallying cry for those looking to bolster their own communities. People have discovered that when spending remains in the community, more money is circulated throughout the local economy, creating more businesses, more jobs, and more prosperity. Even though the “shop local” trend has caught on with […]
  5. Within nine years, the majority of workers in the U.S. are expected to earn money as independent contractors. Freelance work is a trend that won’t stop anytime soon. Freelancing by the numbers 57 million Americans already earn money online and elsewhere as freelancers, according to Edelman Intelligence, a research firm commissioned by Upwork and Freelancers Union. Nearly 20 million […]