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Millennials are more willing to help out parents than you might think

Are millennials as unwilling to help their parents and relatives as they age as popular conception would have you think? Not exactly.

July 06, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Uber changes pricing model and scheduling options

Uber, the popular ride-hailing service, is rethinking everything from pricing to when users can schedule a ride and what music they can listen to as they drive.

July 06, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Auto insurance rates rise by more than half for low-income families

For those already struggling to make a living, auto insurance doesn't make it any easier. A recent study found that its premiums are higher by 59 percent, or $681 per year, for those of lower income and economic status.

July 05, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Contrary to popular belief, millennials want to buy homes

The popular image of millennials is one of dedicated city lovers — a demographic disillusioned or unhappy with an earlier generation’s suburban living that isn’t about to give up city life any time soon.

July 04, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Kenny Alefs named to Coldwell Banker International Sterling Society

Kenny Alefs, sales associate with Coldwell Banker Sell Real Estate, has been honored as a member of the company's International Sterling Society. This distinguished membership was awarded to the TOP 17 percent of the approximately 85,000 sales associates in 51 countries worldwide that make up the Coldwell Banker® system.

July 02, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Telemarketer and robocall rules tightened by FTC

Annoying telemarketing and robocalling are now as American as Fourth of July fireworks. It's just as easy to get burned by them as well. According to Consumer Reports Magazine, $350 million is lost to telephone fraud each year by Americans. As in many scams, the elderly are often targeted. It's no longer just a landline problem either: three quarters of telemarketing scams in the U.S. are perpetrated over wireless devices.

July 02, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Sign up for IRS Summertime Tax Tips

The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers interested in receiving helpful consumer tips this summer to get a jump-start on this year's taxes by subscribing to the IRS Tax Tips email service.

July 02, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Great Bend Regional Hospital recognized by the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross recently recognized a number of organizations across the country that sponsored summer blood drives in their communities, and Great Bend Regional Hospital was among the short list of companies named in the Great Bend area. The recognition was awarded based on the local healthcare leader's success in reaching its blood drive goals, something that many events are not able to do.

July 02, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Assisted-living suites project almost complete at Cherry Village

Doris Ramsey's routine at Cherry Village Benevolence illustrates the many options available in her newly remodeled suite.

June 30, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Why people love or loathe the Tesla/SolarCity deal

Tesla Motors Inc. announced recently on its website its plan to acquire residential solar energy installer SolarCity as part of an effort to make the ultimate sustainable energy company.

June 30, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


The actual and predicted financial fallout of Brexit for America

So, it’s happened. Britain’s citizens have voted to leave the European Union in the so-called Brexit, with BBC reporting that about 52 percent voted in favor of it.

June 28, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


What to expect from Costco switch from American Express to Visa

Costco has switched from 16 years of only accepting American Express credit cards to now only accepting Visa-branded credit cards — any Visa card, not just the new one for Costco's 81 million cardholders.

June 26, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Dianne Morse named to Coldwell Banker® International Diamond Society

Dianne Morse, Associate Broker with Coldwell Banker Sell Real Estate, has earned membership in the company's International Diamond Society, a level achieved by only the TOP 12 percent of the approximately 85,000 sales associates and brokers worldwide in the Coldwell Banker® system.

June 25, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


BBB warns: Watch out for ticket fakery

This is the heart of the summer festival/concert season. Ticket prices are soaring these days, and anything that commands a high price is going to draw scammers like a magnet. Since most people now buy their tickets online, your Better Business Bureau cautions consumers: beware of fake tickets. Counterfeit tickets, tickets that are not in the advertised seats and even fake festivals are being reported. Craigslist, social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, as well as sham websites are all used by crooks to pedal their fake tickets to the unsuspecting. Color runs as well as festivals and ...

June 25, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Kylie Moritz new SLP at Sunflower’s Early Education Center

Kylie Moritz is combining her passion for helping others and her speech/language skills to serve children and families in her new position at Sunflower Diversified Services.

June 23, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


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It may be too hot to work outside by 2030, research predicts

By 2030, we may have a new reason to call in sick to work — research suggests that by then it will be too hot to ...

July 28, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Great Bend chosen for one of nine locations to host KANSASWORKS Statewide Job Fair

KANSASWORKS Statewide Job Fair is scheduled from 2:30-6:30 p.m. on Sept. 27, at nine locations across the state allowing employers to choose ...

July 26, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Why workers aren't taking vacation time, and why they should

Employees aren’t taking their vacation, according to recent polls and studies. And that impacts not just an employee’s health, but the country’s ...

July 26, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Do you go into work sick? You're not alone

Are workers taking the sick days they need? Recent studies suggest not, and it's not good for anyone.

July 25, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Straub International to close Marion location

Straub International leadership recently announced the impending consolidation of its Marion location into the agricultural equipment dealer's remaining locations.

July 23, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Schepmann named EKCC executive director

By Mark McCoy, Ellsworth County I-R

July 23, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Area woman now serves 4-H youth in Ellsworth, Russell counties

By Mark McCoy, Ellsworth County I-R

July 23, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Great Bend man wins access to suite at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City Royals Second-Chance Drawing

Eight Kansas Lottery players have each won access to a Kansas City Royals suite during a 2016 home game at Kauffman Stadium. The eight grand ...

July 23, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


OPI’s Schmidt receives special Canon copier training

Scottie Schmidt has taken the opportunity to fine-tune his knowledge about a popular item at Office Products Inc. (OPI) to better serve his customers.

July 21, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Where are all the millennial entrepreneurs?

While millennials may have the most entrepreneurial mindset of all generations, and certainly believe themselves to be entrepreneurial, it’s a belief that isn’t ...

July 20, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


How necessary is college for getting a job? Very!

It’s no secret how college-driven the job economy has become, but just how much may surprise you.

July 19, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Four ways Pokemon Go can impact the business world

Pokemon Go has caught on insanely well with consumers, as thousands of people roam their communities glued to their phones more than usual looking for ...

July 19, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Prime Day sends strong signal on strength and potential of e-commerce

This year’s Amazon Prime Day smashed its single-day sales record from a year ago, sending the clear message that online shopping is tracking to ...

July 19, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Do you eat lunch at your desk? Better question, should you?

About 62 percent of workers say they eat lunch at their desks, according to The New York Times earlier this year.

July 18, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Hostess snacks to be under new ownership; company goes public

That maker of cream-filled snack foods, Hostess Brands, will soon not only be under new corporate ownership, but its shares will be up for grabs ...

July 18, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


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