Category: Features

Dollars and Sense: Don’t Let Fears Drive Your Investment Choices

Jeff LeFave First, the coronavirus rocked the financial markets. Then, oil prices dropped more than 20 percent after a breakdown in OPEC production discussions. Not surprisingly, the markets took another nosedive. Yet, despite these events, this recent market volatility may well be attributed more to fear, than the forces that usually drive the markets. Ultimately,…

Word of the Month: Pismire

David Zapatka Reader Diane DeCarlo writes, “I enjoyed your article ‘Word’ in our January paper. I just wanted to share with you a favorite word of mine which is ‘pismere,’ another word for ‘ant.’ But I use the word for an annoying person.” Thank you for your suggestion Diane. I discovered you’re not the only…

2 Your Health: Is Genetic Testing for Cancer Prevention Right for Me?

Genetic testing is becoming an increasingly important tool in medicine. It aims to identify inherited gene mutations known to increase a person’s risk of developing cancer. Potential benefits With genetic testing, you and your primary care physician can: • Understand your risk for certain cancers. • Develop prevention strategies. • Create a more personalized treatment…

2020 Arizona Diamondbacks Bus Trips to Chase Field

Get your tickets for the Arizona Diamondbacks Bus Trips to Chase Field. Please note: games are subject to change. Sunday, May 3, vs. Chicago Cubs; 1:10 p.m.; tickets $80 Wednesday, June 7, vs. San Diego Padres; 1:10 p.m.; tickets $54 Sunday, Aug. 2, vs. Los Angeles Dodgers; 1:10 p.m.; tickets $80 Sunday, Sept. 6, vs. St Louis Cardinals; 1:10 p.m.;…

Happy Birthday to you!

Social Distancing Does Not Equal Socially Distant! Some things have changed because of the coronavirus. However, one thing that has not changed is Quail Creek’s spirit of friendliness. Now is a good time to send a friendly hello to your friends and neighbors—with a phone call, email, text, or tweet, even if it’s not their birthday.…

Dollars and Sense: Reverse Mortgage (Part 2)

Melanie Sedam One of the strengths of the home equity conversion mortgage (HECM) loan program is that there are not overly restrictive requirements, making these loans easier to qualify for than other financial products such as a mortgage refinance, home equity loan, or home equity line of credit (HELOC). You are eligible for a reverse…