money Archives

Can SRP’s ‘Time-of-Day’ plans save money?
by in Creative Designer

Salt River Project has implemented a study to determine whether customers on a specific time-of-use program can save even more energy each month with a smart thermostat. Customers who are on the EZ3 program save money by reducing their energy use during SRP’s peak hours. As part of the study, SRP is currently installing smart… Read More →

Rosalinda Apartments sells in Phoenix for $545K

Rosalinda Court Apartments_9-Units_Globe Street
by in AZRE Magazine | Economy | Featured

Cooper, Cardinal and Company LLC, a boutique multi-family investment brokerage firm with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona, recently closed the transaction for Rosalinda Apartments, a 9-unit turn-key multi-family community located in Phoenix, Arizona. The sale price of $545,000 equates to $60,556 per unit or $61.44 per square foot. Jack A. Cardinal, a Managing Director of the… Read More →

Cassidy Turley Completes 69,471 SF Lease for 1st United Door Technologies

by in In The Spotlight | Newsmakers

Cassidy Turley announced it completed a lease for 69,471 square feet for 1st United Door Technologies, LLC at Geneva Industrial, 1016 W. Geneva Drive in Tempe. Senior Vice President Bruce Calfee and Vice President Josh Wyss, of Cassidy Turley’s Industrial Group, represented the Tenant while Executive Vice Presidents Steve Sayre and Pat Harlan represented the… Read More →

Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc. Announces Tender Offer

by in Business News

Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc., (NYSE: COLE), formerly known as Cole Credit Property Trust III, Inc., announced today that it has commenced a modified “Dutch auction” tender offer to purchase for cash up to $250 million in value of its shares of common stock on the terms and subject to the conditions described in its… Read More →

Millennials: Burdened by Debt Today

Increase Cash Flow, Reduct Debt
by in Banking | Featured

In a new Wells Fargo study on the attitudes and behaviors of millennials on money and saving,  more than half  (54%) say their top financial concern is debt. That’s right, primarily student loan debt. And 42% say their debt is “overwhelming” — twice the rate of boomers who were also surveyed. Other key findings: ·… Read More →

How To Teach Teens Money Management Skills

money management

While personal finance curriculums are expanding in schools nationwide, much of a teen’s money savvy is learned in the home. According to Mike Sullivan, director of education for Take Charge America, a non-profit credit counseling agency in Phoenix, all teens need some financial home-schooling before entering the “real world.” “It takes a lot of time and effort… Read More →

Companies Devote Time To Black History Month

black history month 2011
by in Blogs | Contests | Education | Events

As we kick off Black History Month, Arizona companies devote time for sharing, caring and supporting ethnic communities. Employers understand the importance of spreading the love and have done so with educational scholarships, funding for schools and free entertainment. USAA United Services Automobile Association (USAA), an investment and insurance company, offers specific educational opportunities during… Read More →

Many Arizona Small Businesses And Banks Say A Federal Loan Program Isn’t Needed

Many Arizona Small Businesses And Banks Say A Federal Loan Program Isn’t Needed - AZ Business Magazine Nov/Dec 2010
by in AZ Business Magazine | Economy | Featured | Finance

President Barack Obama has signed a bill that aims to increase small business lending. But it’s not exactly popular among Arizona’s small companies and community banks. They question whether a multibillion-dollar loan fund created by the legislation will achieve its goal. The Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010 will establish a $30 billion… Read More →

Cool Gadgets For The Cool Executive

Executive gadgets

  Getting a shiny new toy for the office doesn’t always have to be justified by how much money it will save or how much more productive it will make you (unless you’ve got one of those CFOs). Sometimes you just want cool gear. Here are some fun gadgets just out that get business execs… Read More →

Microsoft Needs To Get Moving Or It Could Get Lost

close up of broken control key on keyboard
by in Columnist Spotlight | Tech

If you’ve been following the chatter among the techno-literati, it’s become almost fashionable to predict Microsoft’s demise. We see headlines like: “The Odds are Increasing that Microsoft’s Business Will Collapse.” At first blush that seems ludicrous to me. But could there be some truth to it? Not so long ago, Microsoft seemed unassailable. Even now,… Read More →

CEO Series: Benito Almanza

Benito Almanza Arizona State President Company: Bank of America - AZ Business Magazine Sept/Oct 2010

Benito Almanza Title: Arizona State President Company: Bank of America How would you assess the banking industry’s reactions to the new financial reform law? What are the industry’s biggest concerns, particularly in regards to derivatives and less onerous regulation on small banks? Bank of America has generally supported reforms, including the formation of a new… Read More →

Executive Of The Year: Alan Mullaly, Ford Motor Company

alan mulally ford
by in Economy | Finance | Podcasts

Alan Mulally, president and chief executive officer of Ford Motor Company, was honored recently as Executive of the Year by the Dean’s Council of 100, a group of prominent business executives who advise the W. P. Carey School of Business. In presenting the award, W. P. Carey School Dean Robert Mittelstaedt noted Mulally’s exceptional leadership… Read More →

Money Reigns Supreme In The Arizona Primaries

by in Columnist Spotlight | Politics

The primaries are over and we are on to the general election. Because primary elections only decide who will represent political parties going into the general election, they are sometimes seen as less-important races. Many times, the primaries are the toughest battles. In a district that is considered Republican or Democrat “safe,” the primary is… Read More →

Green News Roundup- Helping The Environment From The B Side

by in Blogs | Green

What do “I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor, “Pink Cadillac” by Bruce Springsteen and “Maggie May” by Rod Stewart all have in common? These classic tunes all came from the B-side. When an artist released a single, there were two sides: the A-side, the assumed hit, and the B-side, the filler track(s). And even though… Read More →