February 10th, 2020

Thoughtful Living: One writer’s key to a happier life

I remember my mom asking me several years ago why I liked a minimalist lifestyle. She loves to surround herself with beautiful antiques and glassware, beautifully crafted baskets, interesting knickknacks, and wonderful quilts that…

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February 4th, 2020

Consumer Resources

RAGE AGAINST SCAMS UPCOMING PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS:   Rage Against Scams -For Teens  1:30 - 2:30 @Willcox Public Library Rage Against Scams -For Small Businesses  1:00 - 2:30  @Small Business Development Center in Sierra Vista…

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February 3rd, 2020

401k Programs for the Self Employed

Did you know that if you are self-employed you can set up a solo 401k program for yourself? Yes, that’s right!  You don’t have to be employed by an employer who has set up…

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January 23rd, 2020

Should I Buy a Car or Keep the Old One

Automobiles are a constant drain on our resources but most people consider an auto a necessity, unless you live in a large metro area with a lot of public transportation options.  As our cars…

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January 22nd, 2020

Small Business Development

Did you have an idea for a business but don’t know where to start?   Right in Cochise County we have a wealth of information and resources for the self-employed, small business owners, and entrepreneurs. …

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January 16th, 2020

Social Media Calendar Tips for the Small Business Owner

As a small business owner, I know it is overwhelming to do everything.  Advertising and marketing, accounting, product development, selling, taxes, payroll,employee training and HR issues, customer service, shop clean-up and maintenance, computer repairs…

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January 15th, 2020


More and more scammers are out there with a story to trick you.  Be aware of the latest scams and what to do about them.  Check on the Arizona Attorney General's Office website for…

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January 15th, 2020

Curbing the Impulse Buy

Have you ever come home from a needed shopping excursion only to find that you didn’t come home with the things you set out to buy?  Or worse yet, you bought something that doesn’t…

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January 13th, 2020

Talking Finances with Teens

Money Talk with Teens Have you ever wondered how to teach your kids financial responsibility?  How do we prepare our kids to save for the future and to budget, without scaring them with our…

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