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“Free trial offers” may come with strings

Whether the product is a gym membership, a magazine, a weight-loss program or teeth whitener, low- or no-cost introductory offers are a frequently used marketing tactic for grabbing your attention, and your money. Astute consumers are should stay aware that there sometimes is a catch. Your Better Business Bureau offers this free advice regarding free trial offers. (But without the strings that accompany most things that are "free.")

March 29, 2015 | | Business


EDC shines at Starpower International

Attending their second comptetion of the year, students at Euphoria Dance Center earned several first overall in category awards in all three divisions of the Starpower International Dance Competition held March 13-15 at Century II, Mary Jane Teall Theater in Wichita.

March 29, 2015 | Veronica Coons | Business


Twitter uses venture capital to compete with Google's Android

Twitter is expanding beyond its 140 character tweets and is making a move into venture capital, investing in a company that wants to compete with Google's Android mobile operating system.

March 27, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


How the Federal Reserve reconciles low unemployment and stagnant wages

When the Federal Reserve was established in 1913, over 30,000 different currencies were in some type of use throughout the United States. The lack of a uniform currency contributed to systemic weaknesses in the monetary system, including bank runs, unstable interest rates and prices, and an overall lack of confidence in banking institutions. Thanks to its capacity to mitigate each of the aforementioned issues, along with many others, the Federal Reserve has played a key role in stabilizing the United States economy.

March 25, 2015 | Randy Shumway Deseret News | Business


The middle class has had a rough couple of years

According to a new study released by The Pew Charitable Trusts, the percentage of homes that can claim a “middle-class” income has shrunk significantly since the year 2000.

March 24, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


'Soft skills' are important at work, and in life

It's interesting living with a high school junior.

March 23, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


Renee Johnson retirement reception

A retirement reception honoring Renee Johnson, who is retiring from Keller Real Estate and Insurance Agency after many years of service, will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday at St. Patricks Parish Center, 4100 Broadway. The public is invited to attend.

March 22, 2015 | | Business


Why you should begin planning for retirement in your 30s

The merits of saving for retirement were instilled in Neeraj Joshi by his parents early.

March 22, 2015 | Chuck Green Deseret News | Business


​Augustine joins Sunflower Electric Power Corporation

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation announced that Joe Augustine has joined the company as a Substation Technician Apprentice II-1st 6 months in Great Bend.

March 21, 2015 | | Business


In business and elsewhere, somebody's always watching you

Growing up in the 1980s, I remember liking Rockwell’s "Somebody’s Watching" Me. As far as I know, he was a one-hit wonder, but I find I still like that song. I even have it on my iTunes. At the time it was different and kind of funny.

March 20, 2015 | Jeremy Kartchner Deseret News | Business


Take advantage of today's 'golden age' of investing on the cheap

An old conundrum holds that you can’t get a job without experience, but you can’t get experience without a job.

March 18, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


Glenna Achatz named to Coldwell Banker® International President’s Premier

Glenna Achatz, a sales associate with Coldwell Banker Sell Real Estate, has qualified to join the company's International President's Elite. This prestigious membership is awarded to the TOP 1 percent of the approximately 85,000 sales associates worldwide in the Coldwell Banker® system.

March 15, 2015 | | Business


Despite low returns, traditional savings accounts still popular

Here’s a little math experiment. You have $1,000 you don’t need for the next year and you sock it away in an investment earning a modest .95 percent return. A year passes and you pocket $9.50 in earnings.

March 15, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


If you make $50,000 a year, you can afford a home in these 10 cities

Where in the United States can you buy a home without breaking the bank? A new report from HSH.com, a mortgage resource company, may help you make your decision.

March 13, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Business


Local American Family Agency earns top honor

MADISON, Wis. –The Rhonda Knudson Agency, an American Family Insurance agent and her outstanding team in Great Bend, Kansas, has been recognized for providing outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program.

March 13, 2015 | | Business


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Team changes at Sunflower Bank in Great Bend and Ellinwood

Sunflower Bank has promoted Becca Maxwell to Assistant Vice President, Retail Service Manager II and hired Steven Swigart as Retail Service Manager I. "Recognizing and ...

May 24, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Nex-Tech Wireless expands to Pratt

Nex-Tech Wireless announces the expansion of their service area and addition of a retail store in Pratt. The new Pratt retail store is located at ...

May 24, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Can Donald Trump fix the U.S. economy? Or would he make things worse?

From the outset, Donald Trump has positioned himself as the brash outsider, the only person running for president who actually understands how the economy works ...

May 22, 2016 | Jesse Hyde Deseret News | Business


Brenda West Hagerman to join Larned law firm

LARNED - The law firm of Smith & Burnett LLC announced that Brenda West Hagerman will join the firm in late May.

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Sunflower Electric adds Relay Technician Apprentice

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation announced that Brandon Wagner has joined the company as a Relay Technician Apprentice in Great Bend. He joined the company on ...

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


HaysMed hosting Trauma Care After Resuscitation for health professionals

HaysMed will host Trauma Care After Resuscitation on June 29 and 30. The program will be held at the Hadley Rooms with registration beginning at ...

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Seniors continuously in the crosshairs of scammers

Telemarketing scams, "anti-aging" product scams, prescription drug scams, health insurance scams – the ways that fraudsters target the elderly are numerous and growing by the day ...

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Bieberle joins The 10th Street Eyecare Center

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Connell new financial advisor

Anna Connell of Larned, has joined Shirley Flick, Certified Financial Planner®, Professional of Great Bend, as a new financial advisor.

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


John Jaco Insurance & Financial Services celebrates 50th anniversary

The John Jaco Insurance & Financial Services will mark its 50th anniversary on Saturday, June 4.

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Why you could be an impulse shopper and how to control it

If you’ve ever left a store wondering how on earth a quick, one-item errand turned into a bona fide spending spree, you’ve got ...

May 18, 2016 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


Want to cut your health care bill? Speak up and negotiate with your providers

When it comes to the rising cost of medical care, Dr. Linda Girgis is quick to identify one of the most problematic symptoms: Patients who ...

May 18, 2016 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


St. Rose Health Center blood screenings set for May 21

St. Rose Health Center staff members and volunteers will be on hand from 6:30 to 9 a.m. Saturday, May 21 for the next ...

May 14, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


St. Rose physician assistant offers information about strokes

When Jeanne Habash talks about strokes, there is one bit of advice she emphasizes: Act quickly because timing is of the essence.

May 14, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Clara Barton Hospital Foundation to host 23rd Annual Golf Tournament, Dinner, and Auction

The 23rd Annual Benefit Golf Tournament, Dinner, and Auction will be held on June 17. The golf tournament will feature a four-man scramble at Lake ...

May 14, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


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