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Are retirees killing economic growth?

New research shows the aging of America may be one factor in the country's economic slowdown, and it may be only slightly mitigated by the growing number of retirement-age workers who are instead staying on at their jobs and younger workers not picking up the slack after they leave.

August 13, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Loss of business at restaurants - a sign of impeding recession?

Want to steer the economy from recession in 2017? Start eating out. That's the logical conclusion from the findings of one financial analyst who has predicted a widespread recession for 2017, based on a drop in restaurant sales.

August 13, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Share with care: Know the risks before you share a home, ride or more

The sharing economy is rapidly gaining popularity. Within the next eight years projections show that sharing rides, homes and equipment will be a $335 billion global industry.

August 13, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Hildebrand brings new health coaching practice to town

There is a new health coaching practice in Great Bend. Morgan Hildebrand is a nutritional therapy practitioner, certified by the Nutritional Therapy Association in Olympia, Wash. The training program is a nine-month course that teaches a holistic approach to nutrition - using whole foods to support and balance health. The training involved both nutrition and anatomy and physiology education.

August 13, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


New non-profit organization provides relief to grieving families

Losing a child during pregnancy and the first year of infancy is a feeling too many families are familiar with. In the United States, 10-25% of all clinically recognized pregnancies will end in miscarriage and there are 25,000 stillbirths a year. BirthWaves, a new local non profit organization, is hoping to ease the burden a little by offering birth and postpartum doulas to grieving fami-lies.

August 13, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Sales of meal kits are growing and changing the retail food industry

Meal kits, those packages of fresh ingredients and instructions delivered to a consumer's home ready to cook without any grocery shopping or meal planning, are still in their infancy, yet primed to disrupt the food industry.

August 11, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Cherry Village staff attends training in preventing problems

Since Cherry Village Benevolence staff members know that taking care of little problems before they become big problems is a top priority, they were eager to participate in specialized training recently, Administrator Pam Lewis said.

August 10, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Gentiva Hospice launches food drive to benefit the Community Food Bank of Barton County

Staff members from Gentiva Hospice will be blanketing the Barton County community throughout August, distributing food collection bags and gathering donations for the Community Food Bank as part of the company's 12th Annual Food Drive.

August 09, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


What politicians aren't saying about declining manufacturing jobs

Jobs are a major platform plank for both political parties this election, but neither side has addressed how automation has and will eliminate working-class jobs, observers have noted.

August 09, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


7 things about money your boss wants you to know

Being a highly productive and effective worker doesn’t always depend on what’s happening at the office. Sometimes it’s what’s going on in your personal life that has a direct impact on your output.

August 09, 2016 | Troy Martin Deseret News | Business


Online reviews: How consumers can separate the real from the phony

“This is the speaker I have been waiting for for years!”

August 08, 2016 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


Some ways to achieve that elusive work-life balance

“Work-life balance” is one of those terms that gets thrown around in workplace culture, but what does it really mean? And how can a person achieve it?

August 07, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Insurance Matters

Many Kansas families have students going to college this month. With the necessities of college life-clothing, electronic equipment, more clothing, more electronic equipment...remembering to pack everything is always a challenge. But in the rush to pack, don't forget to add "insurance" to the list of necessary items.

August 06, 2016 | Ken Selzer, CPA, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance | Business


OSHA finds hazards at two Kansas Dollar General Stores

Federal safety inspectors have again found blocked exits and other hazards at stores operated by national discount retailer, Dollar General - this time in Wichita and Clay Center.

August 06, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Newest additions to Danceography Team

Danceography announces their latest additions to their studio, Nikita Fischer and Sarah Burkhead.

August 06, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


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Articles by Section - Business


What Delta's tech troubles tell us about reliability of airline IT systems

The massive outage that recently forced Delta to cancel hundreds of flights was proof of how exposed airlines' aging technological systems are to disruptions and ...

August 27, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


MWWC recognizes Alliance employees

The Missouri Water and Wastewater Conference recognized several Alliance Water Resources employees at their annual state conference in early August. Evan Romo, Michael Shi, and ...

August 27, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


HaysMed Catheterization Lab celebrates 20 Year Anniversary

HaysMed recently celebrated 20 years of Cardiac Catheterizations in Western Kansas.

August 27, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


KDOT announces approved August bids

The Kansas Department of Transportation announces approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. The letting took place Aug. 17 in Topeka ...

August 27, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


MPIRE Properties opens new Great Bend office

MPIRE Properties (www.mpireproperties.com) announces the grand opening of its new office at 1015 McKinley St. in Great Bend. The newly renovated office has ...

August 23, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


MPIRE Properties opens new office location in Great Bend

MPIRE Properties announces the grand opening of their new office located at 1015 McKinley Street in Great Bend. The newly renovated office has undergone a ...

August 23, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Millennials avoid credit cards and their accompanying debt

Millennials are not as interested in using a credit card as older generations, and it’s a trend that could have a lasting impact on ...

August 23, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Why viewers choose video-streaming and how to make that decision yourself

Like thousands of other consumers, Matthew Blevins cut the cable four years ago and took the plunge into streaming his television entertainment.

August 23, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


What still needs to be done for true workforce diversity and equality

Apple recently joined other tech giants in announcing it pays employees the same amount for similar jobs and performances, regardless of gender or race, and ...

August 22, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Immigration truths and myths during the election season

Despite the heightened political rhetoric on the topic, higher rates of immigration are not tied to higher unemployment rates, according to an immigration policy analyst.

August 20, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


How changing your workspace can mean greater productivity

How much do your surroundings impact your ability to work? Lots of factors, including your office lighting, could be holding your productivity back.

August 20, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Kansas CPA firm named in INSIDE Public Accounting’s Annual Nation’s Top 200 Accounting Firms

Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered (ABBB) announces for a second year in a row that the firm made INSIDE Public Accounting's (IPA) annual ranking ...

August 20, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Thompson joins Waddell & Reed

Waddell & Reed announces that Richard Thompson has joined the firm as a Financial Advisor in the Great Bend area. Prior to joining Waddell & Reed Thompson ...

August 20, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


IRS warns of Back-to-School Scams; encourages students, parents, schools to stay alert

The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers against telephone scammers targeting students and parents during the back-to-school season and demanding payments for non-existent taxes, such ...

August 20, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


How to employ the secrets of Olympic success in everyday life

Who doesn’t admire an Olympic athlete with their feats of strength and agility gained from determination and hard work and wish they could imitate ...

August 19, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


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