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How to raise financially responsible kids

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It is never too early to start raising financially responsible kids by teaching them about how money works, to better prepare them for adulthood. Eric Palmer, a financial educator with Outlook Advisors, recommends and gives tips that will help parents start incorporating their child in the life of finances as early as they can. Tip 1:… Read More →

Boys & Girls Clubs plan ‘The Big Event’

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The Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix’s (BGCMP) Connect volunteer group invites the public to its seventh annual charity gala – “The Big Event” – which will take place on at 6:00p.m. on Saturday, May 7 at the Arizona Historical Society Museum at Papago Park. Guests can enjoy an evening full of fine cuisine,… Read More →

VCA donates $189K to Phoenix Children’s Hospital

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At the beginning of December, the Phoenix Children’s Hospital received over $189,000 worth of toys from Value Card Alliance, a no-cash marketplace for more than 36,000 businesses. Each month VCA picks a local charity to fundraise for, and this month Phoenix Children’s Hospital was picked. In the last five years, more than half a million… Read More →

Arizona Central Credit Union Launches Kids’ Website

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Arizona Central Credit Union is launching a new initiative to encourage financial literacy among children. Designed for children between the ages of 8 and 12, this program is intended to encourage sound financial habits and further an awareness of positive saving and spending practices. Molly and Moe are the official mascots of the Monkey Money… Read More →

Closing the digital divide for Arizona students

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by in Lifestyle | Trending

Arizona students are back in class and in addition to notebooks and lunch boxes, some parents are packing smartphones or tablets in their kid’s backpacks. Some school districts are even requesting that kids bring their own technology to school to enhance their learning. A recent Pew Internet & American Life study found that more than… Read More →

Closing the digital divide for Arizona students

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by in Education | Featured | Tech

Arizona students are back in class and in addition to notebooks and lunch boxes, some parents are packing smartphones or tablets in their kid’s backpacks. Some school districts are even requesting that kids bring their own technology to school to enhance their learning. A recent Pew Internet & American Life study found that more than… Read More →

Scottsdale Film Festival Intoduces New Children's Programs

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The annual Scottsdale International Film Festival returns for the 13th time on October 4 at Harkins Shea 14 Theaters. The entertainment will continue until October 8. The festival will showcase local and foreign films, which have not been announced yet. The festival will also introduce a new children’s program that is sponsored by Republic Charities… Read More →

Wissink Elected to Childplay’s Board of Trustees

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Susan Wissink, a shareholder at Fennemore Craig in Phoenix, has been elected to Childsplay’s Board of Trustees. Wissink chairs the firm’s business and finance practice group and provides legal counsel in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securities, general corporate law and commercial real estate leasing. She received her J.D. from Arizona State University and… Read More →

New COPPA Regulations: Are You Ready?

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by in Featured | Legal | Tech

Less than two weeks remain before the effective date of amended regulations for the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”). With the new and expanded definitions under the amended regulations, COPPA may have an impact on you now, even if it didn’t previously. If you haven’t already done so, now is the time to review… Read More →

Ryan House announces new leadership

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by in Business News | Nonprofit

Ryan House, a Phoenix-based nonprofit that provides respite and palliative care to Arizona children facing life-threatening conditions and, as needed, end-of-life care, is pleased to announce a new Executive Director and Chairman of their Board of Directors.   The nonprofit recently selected Julie Bank as their new Executive Director and Matthew Winter has been appointed as… Read More →