Taking Time to Expand Minds

It’s been a long summer for most parents, starting with school closing before the actual end of the school year. Keeping children occupied has been a struggle for many. They can’t see their friends in person, and they need to let out that social energy somehow. Teachers have held classes online, which is harder for some ages to pay attention to. And in Arizona, outside fun is already limited thanks to the summer heat, but now kids can’t even go to public pools, malls, bowling, or any other air-conditioned gathering place. Being stuck at home has parents and children alike getting frustrated. Never fear – there are many ways you can keep your kids engaged and learning at home.

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What’s the Scoop?

We have all had our lives upturned by the COVID-19 pandemic, but small businesses have been hit harder than most. Even if their products and services could be sold online, their customers were likely unable to make their usual purchases due to their own financial hardships. In response, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was created.

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Creating A Sense of Community

Spending more of your time at home than you’re used to can be both boring and stressful. Whether or not you’re living alone, you probably miss friends and family you don’t get to meet up with like you used to. It can also be taxing to not be able to spend time at big events, malls, or even grocery stores in the same way as before. Luckily, there are a myriad of ways to spend your time without spending a lot of money.

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Together, We Are Stronger

Hard times can happen to anyone, but this year it feels like they’re happening to everyone we know. Thanks to the far-reaching effects of the coronavirus, many businesses have had to lay off employees. Whether it’s temporary or permanent, help is needed now. If you’re out of work or struggling to make ends meet in…

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Economic Impact Payments

Good news! The Internal Revenue Service has sent out the first wave of economic impact payments. The direct deposits are expected to hit accounts on April 15th for those who already filed taxes for 2019 and have their bank account information on file with the IRS. This is great news and welcome assistance for many,…

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Refi For A Reason – COVID-19 Relief

Our Refinance for a Reason program has become a staple in our community and something our staff looks forward to every year. We enjoy supporting local organizations that better our community and know how much of an impact we can make in just a few short months. Our comprehensive refinance program has enabled us to give back to incredible organizations such as Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Special Olympics of Arizona, the Arizona Animal Welfare League, and others. This year, our donations are more important than ever.

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All I Want For Christmas Is…

The holiday season is in full swing – preparations for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and even New Year’s are already underway for many. Many stores have started playing Christmas music, decorations are being sold, coffee cups have holiday wishes on them. We at SunWest associate this time of year with a tradition close to our hearts: our toy drive.

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Being the Change We Want to See in AZ

Giving back to our community isn’t just some ploy to attract your attention—it’s ingrained in who we are. Here at SunWest, we have made it part of our mission to help those who need it most. And what better way to do that than through volunteering with organizations that directly affect our Arizonan community?

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