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When you’re older and you or your loved one needs assistance, it’s important to find the right assisted living home for them. You want to make sure they have the features you need, safety, and activities to enjoy. Here is a list of the top 4 assisted living facilities in Tucson, AZ.

1. Heatherwood Assisted Living Home

At HeatherWood, you know they will treat your family like their family. Their top priority is to treat people well with respect, trust, care, and a good sense of humor. They make sure that their home is filled with vibrancy and life to empower and care for elders.

They offer independent or assisted senior living, or memory and respite care, all of which offer your own one or two-bedroom apartment. You can expect social activities

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On par with having a root canal, interacting with the Internal Revenue Service is one of the most unpleasant experiences those in America encounter. The IRS is relentless, and you may be understandably worried if there is a federal tax lien on a residential or commercial property you own.  Here are a few key things to know about federal tax liens.

What is a Lien?

A federal tax lien is a legal claim by the government when one doesn’t pay a tax debt. This may happen when not making a payment on time or not making a full payment. The lien protects what the government is owed and shows that the government has a right to the property. This essentially puts the government at the front of the line ahead of many other creditors. The government does not take

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Fall is here and October fast on its heels. If you live in the Tucson, AZ area, you’re going to love the events coming up this October. Make sure you check out a few, or all, of them!

October 12th

Join this fundraising event, Siempre Con Nosotros – Always with Us, a homicide survivors event. Hosted at the Cafe A La C'Art from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, you can expect heavy hors-d'oeuvres and drinks. But don’t miss out on the fun with awards, raffle prizes, live music, free face painting, and an awesome photo booth!

October 13th

Another awesome fundraising event, Arizona Alpha Phi 2017 Red Dress Gala is raising money for the Alpha Phi Foundation. From 6:00 pm – 11:30 pm at JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, you’ll receive a delicious

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Is it time to move on? Selling your home can be stressful. It can also be expensive and it can be hard to find a balance between paying money to increase the price and sell speed and cutting into the funds you need to buy your new home. In some cases, you may need to do work on the house for it to sell at all. Here are the eight biggest expenses to worry about. Some are unavoidable, some are optional extras but may end up being needed.

1. Commission and closing costs. Expect to pay around 6 percent of the sale price in commission - this covers both your agent and the buyers. You will also have to pay transfer taxes, notary fees, and any outstanding property taxes - this can be substantial and if you can move after taxes have been paid it can be

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Buying your first home is exciting. Many young people view homeownership as the definitive mark of adulthood, the final milestone on a decades-long journey. And while becoming a homeowner is cause for celebration, you'll want to ensure you keep your enthusiasm in check just a little while longer.

Keep a level head and you'll easily avoid these common mistakes first-time buyers make.

Don't View Your Home As An Investment

First-time buyers commonly think that they can invest everything they've saved into a home, fix it up, and then sell it for a large profit in a few years. However, a home is a fixed asset that is hard to sell off quickly. Economics professor Art Carden says that for people looking to start an investment, a stock or bond is a better

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1. Identify the Underlying Problem That's Causing the Difficulties

The first step to overcoming financial problems is to identify the underlying issue that’s causing the financial difficulties. Financial problems are usually a symptom of a bigger issue. To come up with solutions that work in the long run, take the time to identify the real source of your financial troubles. Here are some common things to think about: 

Your problem may not be listed above or it may be more complex. However, the concept of identifying a specific problem is important because it is more likely to result in a lasting solution. Just like with a leaky faucet; placing a bucket below is temporary. Fix the tap and the leak will stop. Focus on solving the problem that’s

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