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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


Marriage isn't the only relationship that's in trouble for 20-somethings

It's well known that millennials are the most unmarried generation in American history, but a new report by Gallup suggests that tying the knot isn't the only union youngsters are avoiding.

June 10, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


One way to pay back your student loans that you should avoid at all costs

The New York Times recently published an op-ed that offered defaulting on your loans as a viable way of escaping student debt. Pretty much everyone disagrees with that.

June 10, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Danceography new class

Danceography has recently added couples classes instructed by Matt and Jaimie Fehr to the studio. These classes focus on classic country dances including 2 step, 10 step, 20 step, waltz, and western swing, but when time allows, they also throw in several other fun numbers such as the electric slide and cotton eyed joe. Matt and Jaimie have been dancing together for over 16 years, learning a multitude of dances through both formal and informal classes. They enjoy teaching others in a fun, laid back atmosphere, helping couples to learn at their own pace.

June 10, 2015 | | Business


Doonan Specialized Trailer LLC announces hire of manager of Marketing and Inside Sales

Doonan Specialized Trailer LLC, a leading manufacturer of platform trailers, including custom flatbeds, drop decks, oilfield trailers, extendibles, RGN lowbeds and double drops, announced today that Michael Hinton has joined the company as Manager of Marketing & Inside Sales.

June 10, 2015 | | Business


The promise and pitfalls of timeshares

If you’re in the mood to get away from it all, $1 might seem more than a fair price to pay for a vacation in a resort destination.

June 09, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


The key ingredient to a more fulfilling life

What's the key ingredient to a more fulfilling life? According to a new poll by YouGov, the answer might be marriage.

June 09, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Can free college really be done in America?

Bernie Sanders, the self-proclaimed socialist senator from Vermont (or, more appropriately, the democratic socialist from Vermont), doesn't seem to mind that very few pundits believe he has a shot at the presidency, despite the fact that he's one of only two declared candidates for the Democratic ticket in 2016.

June 09, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Harvard is the richest college in America, and it was just promised $400 million more

Hedge fund manager John A. Paulson is donating $400 million to Harvard University's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, according the Wall Street Journal, and there are those who think that may not have been the best use of a couple hundred million dollars.

June 07, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Not everyone's thrilled about breast-feeding mania

Australian fashion model Nicole Trunfio caused a stir late last month when she appeared on the cover of Elle Australia breast-feeding her son, Zion.

June 07, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


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The backlash against the open office floor plan

The concept of open office space has had its share of critics for decades, and yet the floor plan remains popular.

September 28, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Why multitasking is a myth that causes more harm than good

Multitasking is a myth that drains energy, decreases performance, prevents absorbing new information and may be related to brain damage, experts say.

September 28, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


New private debt collection program to begin next spring; IRS to contract with four agencies; taxpay

The Internal Revenue Service announced today that it plans to begin private collection of certain overdue federal tax debts next spring and has selected four ...

September 27, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


You just got a raise! Now what?

Congratulations all around! You’ve just earned a big promotion, which means a significant boost in your salary.

September 27, 2016 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


Do women make better investors than men?

While there are more men than women in the investment industry, studies suggest that women are the better investors.

September 27, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


What managers say college grads lack in entering the job market

There’s a disconnect between how prepared recent college graduates feel they are for a job versus how prepared hiring managers think they are, data ...

September 25, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


National, state flooding concerns prompt look at insurance issues

Ken Selzer, CPA, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance.

September 24, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Students of Farmers Bank & Trust employees receive $4,500 in scholarships

Farmers Bank and Trust awarded employees and their families with scholarships for their college students for the 2016-2017 school year. Nine students received a $500 ...

September 24, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Cherry Village teams up with KACE for specialized training

Since Cherry Village Benevolence administrators actively pursue continuing education, they didn't hesitate to enroll in a comprehensive statewide program, said Jeremy Lewis, chief financial ...

September 21, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


How to handle criticism in the workplace

Criticism in the workplace is inevitable.

September 21, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Wornkey earns state honor

September 20, 2016 | Dale Hogg | Business


KHA Leadership Institute graduates 32

The Kansas Hospital Association Leadership Institute graduated its 15th class of 32 students on Sept. 8, at the KHA Annual Convention and Trade Show in ...

September 20, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Celebrate Fall with family and friends at Granny Mae’s Pumpkin Patch

Granny Mae's Pumpkin Patch, located off I-70 at the Dorrance exit 199, will be open weekends throughout the month of October beginning Sept. 24 ...

September 20, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Clara Barton Hospital acquires Nanosphere

Clara Barton Hospital recently acquired a new diagnostic instrument that will allow doctors to receive results of a variety of in-house tests much faster. For ...

September 20, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Amazon's 30-hour workweek not just about saving money

Amazon's experiment with a 30-hour workweek could have far-reaching impact on the job market if it fails or succeeds, according to reports that speculate ...

September 20, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


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