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Flint Stephens, Writer for Brandforge

  • The tax credit most small businesses overlook

    This article is Sponsored by BeachFleishman.   Running your business is hard enough without having to keep up on constant tax updates. Unfortunately, there’s plenty of room for error, not to mention missing out on a possible tax break along the way. Research and Development Tax Credits are available to a wide variety of industries […]
  • Breakfast recipes to help you fuel up for the day

    This article is Sponsored by Dairy Council of Arizona. Research indicates  children who don’t eat right and exercise are not accessing their full potential. One study found children who regularly missed breakfast scored lower on IQ tests than children who usually ate breakfast. To help kids reach their highest potential, the Arizona Milk Producers are teaming up with […]
  • Women or men, young or old: Who really watches the most TV?

    This article is Sponsored by CenturyLink. A generation or so ago, watching television involved sitting in front of a square box and manually flipping through a dozen channels. Many households had a single set, which could create contention as family members competed to see who got to choose the program. Obviously, the current situation is […]
  • 5 reasons your check engine light is on

    If you are like many vehicle owners, when the “Check Engine” light comes on your heart skips a beat. It could be something as simple as a loose gas cap or it could signal that the vehicle’s engine or transmission is malfunctioning, and you are looking at a repair costing thousands of dollars. With modern […]
  • Finding the best school for children with Autism

    Autism can be difficult to diagnose because it’s often a challenge to define. For example, just two years ago in May 2013, “All Autism disorders were merged into one umbrella diagnosis of Autism spectrum disorder,” reports The keyword is spectrum. Autism takes many distinct forms, including Autistic Disorder, Childhood Disintegrative Disorder, Pervasive Developmental Disorder-not […]
  • Testing for genetic cancer is now more available in Phoenix

    Actress Christina Applegate made headlines in 2008 when she opted for a double mastectomy after she was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer. In 2013, there were more headlines when Angelina Jolie had a preventive double mastectomy. Both women made their decisions based on advice and recommendation from genetic counselors. Each had a specific gene mutation […]
  • 7 ways to choose a checking account that pays

    With mobile and online banking on the rise, actual checks might seem a bit nostalgic. But choosing where to keep your hard earned money should be a decision you don’t take lightly. Choosing where to keep your hard earned money should be a decision you don’t take lightly. In fact, one expert advised that you […]
  • More clinical trials bring Valley cancer patients fresh hope

    More than 16 million people visit Arizona each year to relax and escape cold weather. But starting August 24, The University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center will give people even more reason to love the Valley of the Sun. The date marks the opening of the new University of Arizona […]
  • 9 secrets to know when buying a used car

    This article is Sponsored by AZ Auto King. For some people, the thought of buying a used car brings up a bit of panic and anxiety. How do you know if you’re over-paying? What if it breaks down when you drive it off the lot? The process can be much easier if you follow a […]
  • 4 smart TV tips for parents

    This article is Sponsored by CenturyLink Prism TV. Contrary to popular opinion, a lot of scientific research shows watching television might be good for children. And with the technological options available, parents have more control than ever over the types of programming their children view. In most instances, parents can set content controls. With the CenturyLink […]