Six Arizona cities recently made the TopRetirements.com 2016 list of Most Popular Places to Retire. The Arizona cities on this year's list include Grand Valley, Prescott, Tucson, Flagstaff, Sedona, and Phoenix. How the List is Determined According to TopRetirements, while most of the “Best ... Continue Reading » about 6 Most Popular Arizona Retirement Cities
Is Arizona Tax-Friendly for Retirees?
According to Kiplinger.com, the answer is a resounding yes. In fact, Arizona is ranked as one of Kiplinger's Top Ten most tax-friendly states for retirees. Let's take a closer look at the reasons why. Arizona State Sales Tax Arizona's state sales tax is 5.6%, but many counties and ... Continue Reading » about Is Arizona Tax-Friendly for Retirees?
Spotlight on Phoenix
Did you know that Phoenix, Arizona is the sixth largest city in the United States? Most people are shocked by that, but spend a little time here and you will see exactly why that is! Located in the heart of the Arizona desert, the warm weather is what attracts many boomers to Phoenix. But the ... Continue Reading » about Spotlight on Phoenix
Pickleball Catching on with Arizona Boomers
Boomers Redefining Retirement Once upon a time, the dream of retirement was to collect a pension, travel and play golf. Today, boomers are redefining retirement right before our eyes. Many of today's retirees have neither the time nor the funds to spend on golf, so they're turning to activities ... Continue Reading » about Pickleball Catching on with Arizona Boomers
Three Cactus League Twists for 2015
MLB Spring Training Phoenix and the surrounding area is home to the Cactus League - a league of 15 major league baseball (MLB) teams that come to Arizona every March to play for about a month before the regular season begins. This year, there are a few exciting changes of which baseball fans should ... Continue Reading » about Three Cactus League Twists for 2015
Arizona Real Estate Recovery Continued in 2014
In 2014, Arizona home prices rebounded to near 2005 levels after falling dramatically in the housing bubble crash of 2008 to 2011. Phoenix and other cities in Arizona were hit hard during the Great Recession when the sub-prime mortgage crisis resulted in big declines in home values across the United ... Continue Reading » about Arizona Real Estate Recovery Continued in 2014