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Tips for Hiking in the Valley

With the cooler temperatures and desert wildflowers in bloom, springtime is the perfect time of year to go hiking in Phoenix.
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How to Become a Golf Enthusiast Without Going Broke

In Arizona, Golf is a popular pastime. Our beautiful weather means you can enjoy this 18-hole game with your friends practically year round. The only catch, it takes a little more money than it would to pick up a basketball and head to the b-ball court at the park. In fact, cost is one of the main reasons more people don’t continue to play (other than the frustration of trying to hit a 1-inch ball into a hole located 200 or more yards away).

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6 Apps to Download for Summer

Summer 2020 will be different from any other. Check out these apps to download for a fun summer!
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8 Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day Under Lockdown

While many of us are staying at home and social distancing, here are some fun ways to celebrate Father's Day.
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Food Delivery Trends: Comparing the Top Apps

Take a look at how popular food delivery service apps like Uber Eats, DoorDash and Grubhub stack up.
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Discover the Phoenix Public Market

If you’ve had a chance to visit downtown Phoenix on Saturday mornings over the past few years, chances are you’ve caught a glimpse of a large outdoor market ...
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Staff Picks: Fall Festivals

Everyone loves a good festival. Here at Arizona Federal, we’re no different. We asked our employees what their favorite festivals are, and here are the ones they picked.
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Summer Travel on a Budget

We all see their Facebook and Instagram posts, the summer traveler. That person or family member who is always up to exciting summer adventures, and we often wonder, “How do they afford that?” The reality is that traveling on a budget is its own art. Mastering it takes an investment in research and time, but you don’t have to be a travel expert to find adventure. With these best practices you’ll be sure to go far with your money, pun intended.

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Summer Nights at Disneyland

When you’re ready to escape the Arizona heat this summer, consider heading to Disneyland where the summer nights are what dreams are made of.
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How to Build an Emergency Preparedness Kit

Whether it’s the zombie apocalypse or a monsoon storm that knocks out the power for three days, it’s always smart to have an emergency preparedness kit.