Among the many challenges that women entrepreneurs face, one of the most difficult, according to Nina Vaca, is access to capital. The female CEO of Pinnacle Group explores this and other hurdles women encounter in her interview with Marcus DiNitto. Ms. Vaca founded the Pinnacle Group in 1996 with just $300 and broke the billion-dollar mark in less than 20 years. Read more here.
In a business world of ever growing flexibility, video conferencing will come to be utilized more and more by businesses of all sizes. With the convenience will come some challenges. Here's an interesting piece on, not only video conferencing technology, but also proper etiquette when conducting virtual meetings.
From vendors to clients, allowing your business to depend on others' financial stability can be disastrous. Levi King shares four helpful tips for protecting your business from outsiders' financial issues.
According to national mortgage firm HSH.com, metro Phoenix is the 8th most affordable large city in the United States for purchasing a home. A salary of $44,000 per year will allow a buyer to purchase a $221,000 home.
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In agreement with other recent news, Michael Orr, housing expert with the Center for Real Estate Theory and Practice at Arizona State University, found that December 2015 was the best month for new home sales in the Phoenix region in over 7 years -- since May 2008. This doesn't mean that a large quantity of inexpensive homes were sold -- the median home sale price actually increased 9.2 percent from the December 2014 figures. Peoria, then Mesa and Gilbert lead the Valley in number of new home closings.