A Different Kind of Wealth Management Guides Us Now

by Renée Louzon-Benn, President, Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce As we near the holiday season and look forward to the new year, it is both a time of endings and beginnings. It’s often been said that the holidays should not be about spending money on gifts and receiving gifts, although both are true. It’s … Read More…

Wealth Management Isn’t Just for the 1%

The words “wealth management” imply that it’s a service or activity for people with high net worth — a lot of dough to spend or invest. But it’s the middle-class families and retirees on down who really need it, simply because they don’t have as much wealth to spare. There are many important steps you … Read More…

Leadership Found in All Corners of CG

by Renée Louzon-Benn, President, Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce The impact the pandemic has had on communities, business owners, employees and individuals has called on many to be leaders. Some are born or became leaders early in their lives while others take on the mantle of leadership in their own ways, even if they … Read More…

Not Business as Usual: Pandemic-Caused Breaches of Contract

By David A. Fitzgibbons III Force majeure, “acts of God” and the “doctrine of impossibility” are among the old or seldom-used legal concepts in modern times that can provide a defense for breach of contract – but the bar for those defenses is set very high. With the COVID-19 pandemic having forced many Arizona businesses … Read More…

Your Education and Renewal Never Have to End

by Renée Louzon-Benn, President, Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce Every day provides opportunities for us to learn something new. It may be learning a new program at work or from information shared at a meeting or even through a class we are taking. That’s the great thing about knowledge and understanding — they can … Read More…

Eloy Continues to Improve Airport, Streetscape

by Joel Belloc, Mayor, City of Eloy Now that we are solidly in the middle of another Arizona summer, I hope everyone is well and back to enjoying cookouts, sports, camping and whatever you and your family do to beat the heat, while staying safe and keeping healthy. I am pleased to have this opportunity … Read More…

Renting Can Be Hazardous to Your Wealth

by Rudy Benitez, Mortgage Loan Originator, AnnieMac Home Mortgage Renting an apartment or home is a smart short-term choice for many of us. Commitment is low, expenses are predictable, and with less maintenance to worry about, it can be an easier way to live. However, once you move out, you’re left with nothing, and all … Read More…

Last 12 Months Have Drawn More Investment to Pinal County

by Blake Herzog Our Golden Corridor is turning into an industrial hub as companies large and small discover its strategic location, talented workforce and tremendous year-round weather. A business-friendly- yet-laid-back climate adds to the region’s magnetic draw. Lucid’s and Nikola’s huge construction sites have been years in the making, but several more companies have acquired … Read More…

Coolidge Business Keeps Roaring Through Pandemic

by Jon Thompson, Mayor, City of Coolidge I want to take time this month to focus on how Coolidge is accelerating its economy despite the challenges of a worldwide pandemic. Recent events across the globe have made a significant impact on how people live, work and play. Fortunately for Coolidge, our lives are slowly returning … Read More…

Casa Grande Strongly Steps Up to Support Local Businesses

by Renée Louzon-Benn, President, Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce When reflecting on the many communities throughout Arizona, the United States and the world who are trying to ensure a healthy, well-functioning and stable business environment, I feel so grateful to be living in Casa Grande. The way our community has responded to our local businesses … Read More…