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What students should really look for in a college education

As tuition increases, more and more economists and public figures are calling for a more pragmatic approach to what it should mean to get a college degree. The president of the Association of American Universities, Hunter Rawlings, disagrees.

June 17, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


7 ways a small business can save on its taxes

One of the advantages to owning a small business is that you have additional tax deductions that are set up with business owners in mind. It’s hard to know which tax deductions are applicable to your individual situation, which is why you should work with an experienced tax accountant to maximize your write-offs.

June 17, 2015 | Troy Martin Deseret News | Business


Metro Real Estate group

Nicole Kennedy, a broker with Dave Neal & Associates, has bought the agency from Neal and is renaming it Metro Real Estate Group.

June 17, 2015 | | Business


Is this the greatest high school graduation ever? Maybe

Ever heard of Kahuku High School in Hawaii? If not, now you'll probably never forget it.

June 16, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Everyone is still struggling to know what to make of 'trigger warnings'

After discussing his "mild racism" during his opening monologue for Saturday Night on May 16, stand-up comedian Louis C.K. ruffled some feathers by joking about knowing a "neighborhood child molester" in his youth.

June 15, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Are family-oriented work policies bad for business?

The rise of mandatory paid leave for both men and women who have children has been meteoric, according to The New Republic's Lauren Sandler.

June 15, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Is your potential employee confident or arrogant?

There's a fine line between confidence and arrogance, and unfortunately in business, it can be the make-or-break quality of a successful leader. Arrogant leaders are prone to being disagreeable and aggressive; they tend to push down their employees, drain away motivation and loyalty and paralyze productivity. Erika Napoletano, in a recent Entrepreneur.com article, calls arrogance “the idiot cousin of the confident businessperson.” Motivational sales trainer Patrick Henry Hansen, who has advised my company on a number of issues over the years, puts it this way: Confidence is always attractive, and arrogance is always repulsive.

June 14, 2015 | Taylor Cotterell Deseret News | Business


'Jurassic World' and the maternal instinct

At the outset of the early 1990s, long before 3-D made an aggressive comeback and computer-generated imagery was still a rare novelty, Steven Spielberg released a film about dinosaurs that quickly became nothing short of a cultural phenomenon.

June 14, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Humble Beginnings

The Argonne Rebels Drum and Bugle Corps Reunion Weekend July 11 – July 14

June 14, 2015 | | Business


BBB advice on navigating through the timeshare jungle

Ever since the timeshare phenomenon began in this country, back in the early 70s, the industry has been plagued with accounts of dissatisfied customers, on both the buying and selling sides of the equation. Dubious marketing tactics like pushy, gimmicky sales pitches have contributed to the problem. Add outright fraud to the mix and you have plenty of incentive for consumers to take a dim view of timeshare vacations.

June 14, 2015 | | Business


Three area students earn scholarships from Sunflower Bank

Sunflower Bank has awarded three scholarships to local students that participated in the bank's Community Ambassadors Program. Rachel Doll from Ellinwood High School earned a $1,500 scholarship. Catherine Barrington and Kacee Kasselman from Great Bend High School each earned a $500 scholarship.

June 14, 2015 | | Business


Central Kansas Dream Center now enrolled in Thrivent Choice program

The Central Kansas Dream Center is now able to receive grant funding from Thrivent Financial through the Thrivent Choice® program.

June 14, 2015 | | Business


America's most famous college dropout thinks you should go to college

Bill Gates, who is still the richest man in the world according to Forbes, is a big fan of college.

June 12, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Eating locally is actually pretty easy, and that's good news for reducing food waste

Upwards of 80 percent of Americans could restrict their eating habits to food grown within 50 miles of where they live, according to a new study published by the Sierra Nevada Research Institute at the University of California, which means that if consumers want it, there's more than enough potential to buy food exclusively from local markets.

June 12, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Did Rick Perry's prayers end the Texas drought?

Glenn Beck recently went on record saying he thinks former Texas Gov. Rick Perry deserves a little credit for ending the Texas drought.

June 12, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


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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


Debi Sander Walker sings at Brookdale

Professional entertainer Debi Sander Walker sang for residents of Brookdale Senior Living, 1206 Patton Road, on Wednesday, Aug. 17.

August 19, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Why the decline in teenagers working summer jobs?

Things have changed in the past few decades when it comes to summer jobs and teens.

August 18, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


How to control souvenir spending and still come home with memories

Between standard summer travel and the upcoming Olympics, there are plenty of opportunities available for consumers to buy a souvenir. But is it something you ...

August 18, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


4 ways to find meaning in your job

We don’t always get the dream job we want. But that doesn't mean you can't find meaning in the work you are ...

August 18, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


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