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  • 401(k) Conversion

    Question: Dave explains to Byron why converting a 401(k), which has $6,300 in it, to a Roth IRA is a good plan. Answer: You don’t cash it out. Do a direct transfer rollover with the broker that has your Roth IRA to a traditional IRA. If you have an extra couple thousand dollars, I would […]
  • Should We Ever Buy a House?

    Question: Janelle in Dayton and her husband are on Baby Step 2. They move every two or three years due to their jobs, and Janelle wonders if it ever makes sense to buy a house in that case. Dave says not usually. Answer: Very seldom, especially when you’re in a lethargic real estate market. Some […]
  • Blake’s Bumps for 08.16.12

    Silversun Pickups Panic Switch Spoon The Underdog DC Talk Between You and Me Joy Division Love Will Tear Us Apart The Jesus and Mary Chain Head On Grizzly Bear Two Weeks Rogue Wave Lake Michigan Phoenix 1901 My Morning Jacket Thank You Too! Follow Blake’s Bumps on Twitter or Tumblr. Follow @KTAR923
  • Reality show seeks to help struggling Valley eateries

    Reality TV is a scourge to many, but it could it be the savior to a struggling restaurant.
  • Arizona Cardinals’ parking gets makeover

    As the Arizona Cardinals prepare for another season, the city of Glendale is making fans aware that there were some changes made in the parking areas near the stadium during the offseason.
  • ‘We’re NASA And We Know It’ parody

    The latest NASA rover, Curiosity, has become the topic of several funny videos, Twitter accounts and even a celebrity.
  • Tim Tebow goes ‘sexy Jesus’ for GQ

    We'd like to be able to say New York jets quarterback Tim Tebow is back in the news, but let's face it, he never left.
  • Gaydos’ Political Poetry – Vice President Goofballs

  • Valley hospital celebrates expansion groundbreaking

    Banner Estrella Medical Center near the Loop 101 and Thomas Road is expanding.
  • Scripture of the Day 08.16.12

    Proverbs 3:12 — The Lord disciplines those He loves, as a father the son he delights in. Follow @KTAR923
  • Pregnant man may not be granted Arizona divorce

    A transgender man may not be granted a divorce in Arizona, because the state does not recognize gay marriages.
  • Second cancer donation jar stolen from Walgreens

    Two cancer donation jars have been stolen from two separate Walgreens locations that are in the same area, police said.
  • Young hopefuls protest Brewer’s executive order

    About two dozen young illegal immigrants spent the night at the Capitol to protest Gov. Brewer's decision that the immigrants will not get state benefits.
  • Faith-based groups respond to Brewer’s foster-care call

    When Gov. Brewer created the Arizona SERVES Task force in 2010, one of the goals was to get the faith-based community involved in improving Arizona's foster care system.
  • Despite rising unemployment, Yuma population grows

    In Detroit, where unemployment reached 16.1 percent in 2009, a quarter of the population left between 2000 and 2010.
  • ASU, Cubs to meet over new stadium issues

    Representatives from Arizona State University and the Chicago Cubs will meet next week to try to iron out their differences over a new stadium that they both want to use, Mesa Mayor Scott Smith said.
  • Work, TV combining to create new disease

    Fighting heart disease may be as easy as standing up to take the next phone call.
  • Sales of doggie treadmills are on a roll

    Shepherds are shaping up. The sales of doggie treadmills are through the roof.
  • ASU freshmen begin moving in Friday

    Thousands of students are ready to move into the Arizona State University dorms and for many of them it's the first time away from home.
  • Tips for move-in day at ASU

    Valley freeways are expected to get their share of trucks hauling stuff for students moving in to ASU campuses this weekend. Kelly Taft with the Don't Trash Arizona campaign warns that not securing your vehicles properly could cost you big.