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(NAPSI)—It is not surprising that most New Year’s resolutions revolve around health and financial matters, two areas that emerged as key priorities for Americans in Northwestern Mutual’s 2014 Planning and Progress Study. The study underscored the need for better decision making, with 60 percent of Americans stating that their financial planning needs improvement and more than half admitting that they do not feel financially secure. Moreover, with longevity and costs increasing at a steady pace, there is also likely heightened pressure to prepare for the future, especially considering that, per Bankrate research, one-third of American workers have no retirement savings whatsoever.
On Sunday, we honored our mothers. We thanked these women for making us who we are today, for sacrificing so much to help us succeed. It’s an important day that means so much more to me now in these last few years since becoming a mother.
Oro Valley, Ariz., resident Kelsey Burrous, a freshman pre-allied health and rehabilitation science major, was named to Oklahoma Baptist University’s President’s Honor Roll for the fall 2013 semester.
1. Senators renew debt talks after House scraps vote
In its annual “Best States for Business” report, Forbes has ranked Arizona first in the nation in terms of projected employment. Specifically, the report notes that Arizona is expected to have the fastest job growth at 3 percent annually over the next five years, according to Moody’s Analytics.
Among all public and private institutions in the U.S., Forbes has ranked the University of Arizona as one of the nation's best.
1. ISLAMISTS PROTEST AFTER MUBARAK LEAVES PRISON
1. BOOKER WINS NEW JERSEY SENATE PRIMARY
1. SFO RUNWAYS PARTIALLY REOPEN AFTER 777 CRASH LANDING Two runways have reopened at San Francisco International Airport, one day after an Asiana 777 aircraft crash landed at the airport, killing two passengers. The flight, which originated in Seoul, South Korea, was carrying several high-profile tech figures including Samsung executive David Eun and was originally Facebook CFO Sheryl Sandberg's flight back to the U.S. before she rescheduled her tickets. The two victims were teenagers from China. [USA Today, Huffington Post]
The numbers we should all be concerned about: 23% is the largest portion of our workforce in Pima County. This sector works in the service industry. Followed by Government sector at 19%.
A lot of money without discussion
Wallet lost, then found; his thanks eternal
Business news of interest for the week of Wednesday, May 14, to Wednesday, May 21.
Letters to the editor appearing in the April 30 issue
A former Amphitheater Public Schools administrator filed a lawsuit Oct. 18 against the district, the superintendent, its Governing Board members and a former president of the teachers' union for allegedly participaing in a conspiracy that led to her firing.