1. 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 […]
    Apr 14, 2018
    4 min read
  2. 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 […]
  3. Spring has arrived and with that comes peak home buying season. It’s the busiest time for homebuyers, as people come out of their winter hibernation and start exploring what’s available on the market. Prices are climbing, inventory is moving quickly Since spring is such a magnet for interested homebuyers, competition is fierce. Inventory, or the […]
  4. How do certificates (CDs) grow? A well-planned CD strategy can be an effective savings tool. CDs can generate benefits and preserve wealth. Here are tips to make it work for you. Diversify You can diversify your CD portfolio just like your other investment portfolios, such as stocks. You can invest in multiple CDs with various terms. […]
  5. Thrive Tucson is a 5 to 10 minute conversation series that spotlights unique and innovative locally-owned businesses in Southern Arizona. The series has a wide reach through Vantage West’s social media and website. We want to reward local businesses with guest spots on the show. If you’re a business owner, sign up below for a […]
    Mar 11, 2018
    1 min read