1. 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. […]
  2. 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
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  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. The Federal Reserve raised the federal funds interest rate three times in 2017 from 1.00% to 1.50%, signaling an environment where some believe rates will continue to rise. This is potentially good news for investors who may feel uneasy with the volatility of the stock market. An investment in a Certificate (CD) can deliver liquidity, […]
    Mar 5, 2018
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  6. 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 […]
  7. 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 Resilient Me founder Naketa Ross. This post focuses on one of the most influential figures of Arizona’s higher education system. For over 10 years, […]
  8. 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 Representative Reginald Bolding. For this post, we’ll focus on Naketa Ross, a woman who turned a tragic childhood into a triumphant adulthood. Naketa […]