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Robert Gignac: The Clock Is Ticking

I was having dinner in a Chinese restaurant this week and when I cracked open my fortune cookie after the meal it read – “Have you prepared for your worry free retirement with more money than you’ll need?” Ok, it didn’t actually say that, it said something more along the lines of – “May you […]

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It Doesn’t Cost a Dime to Give a Child a Brighter Future!

By: Elizabeth Dreckman It’s the time of year when Arizona’s children head back to school.  For some of them, future is looking much brighter thanks to scholarships from Arizona School Choice Trust. Founded in 1993, Arizona School Choice Trust (ASCT) is the oldest and most experienced School Tuition Organization in Arizona.  The mission of ASCT is […]

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Credit Cards and the College Student

  This month, thousands of students return to college campuses across the United States for another year of academic enrichment. If the phrase “academic enrichment” sounds like one that an “academic” would use, well, I’m “guilty as charged.” Having taught writing and literature at various colleges and universities for 16 years, I know firsthand that […]

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Every Child Deserves the Chance to Succeed!

By: Elizabeth Dreckman Did you know that companies that do business in Arizona are eligible to participate in Arizona’s Corporate Tax Credit Program?  This program allows a company to redirect its state tax liability to a School Tuition Organization, like Arizona School Choice Trust.  The company receives a dollar-for-dollar tax credit, and Arizona School Choice Trust […]

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Comparing Do-It-Yourself Debt Reduction Methods

By: Connie Solidad When you have too much unsecured credit card debt and your bills start to get out of control, you need to make a plan to reduce your credit card debt quickly and efficiently. While paying according to the minimum payment schedules set by your creditors will maintain your credit rating, it doesn’t actually […]

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7 EASY STEPS TO TAKING THE CORPORATE TAX CREDIT

  By: Elizabeth Dreckman Each year, companies that do business in Arizona are eligible to participate in the corporate tax credit program – it’s free to participate, as it’s simply a redirection of your state tax liability to a scholarship program. For doing so, your company can receive a dollar-for-dollar credit. This year’s new fiscal […]

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A Solution to the Education Crisis: Arizona Paving the Way

You’ve read the dismal facts and figures: only 76.1% of Arizona children graduate from high school. There are 90,000 students in Arizona at schools that receive D-grades – enough children to fill a stadium.  These facts and figures are not just heady factoids, they equate to a very real and urgent problem for employers – […]

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When the Unexpected Happens, Act

BOSTON (Reuters) – When the unexpected happens it can be easy to just freeze – but instead it is wise to take a smart step toward a goal as quickly as possible, and then reflect on what has been learned by taking that step, says Harvard Business School. The Management Tip of the Day offers […]

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