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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


Local woman competes in fitness show

Barb Gilmore Thorn of Great Bend competed in the 2015 NPC Midway USA Championship on May 16, in Wichita. She placed first in novice and second in masters classes.

June 07, 2015 | | Business


Dan Quilin joins Advanced Therapy

Dan Quilin, PT, DPT has recently joined Advanced Therapy & Sports Medicine's Physical Therapy Team. Dan is originally from Olathe. He attended Olathe South High School. He received a Bachelor's Degree in Athletic Training from Emporia State University, where he spent a lot of time with the football and men's basketball teams. During his undergraduate years he was a member of the Emporia State Hornets Track and Field team.

June 07, 2015 | | Business


C&V Home Improvement sponsors Lead Safe Certification Training for contractors and landlords

In 2010, Kansas enacted legislation requiring contractors and landlords to follow Lead Safe Work Practices (LSWP) when remodeling homes and certain commercial entities built prior to 1978. Contractors and landlords must assume lead is present in paint and stains for all pre-78 homes. Contractors are required to complete certification and to conduct their work in compliance with the LSWP. One struggle facing certification for contactors is the lack of local certification classes. The closest available training is in the Wichita area. "We are sponsoring this class so that all contractors and landlords can have convenient access to certification and recertification ...

June 07, 2015 | | Business


Kathleen Rippel retires from CKLS

Kathleen Rippel is retiring Aug. 1, after 17 years of service with the Central Kansas Library System. Rippel served as a Reference and Rural Services Consultant, Interlibrary Loan and Technical Services Consultant and worked with libraries and library patrons in 17 counties across central Kansas. Throughout her career with the Central Kansas Library System, Kathy Rippel staunchly supported resource sharing and shared her vision that all Kansans were entitled to equal access of information and library materials, no matter where they lived. Kathy served as the original cataloger for CKLS, cataloging library materials to include cake pans. Rippel is an ...

June 07, 2015 | | Business


Americans are growing more accepting of taboo behaviors — except for one

Americans are now more accepting of socially liberal attitudes than ever before, but there's one area where public opinion remains mostly unchanged: marital infidelity.

June 05, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


The best states in America for balancing work and family

In a recent survey of millennial-aged workers, 88 percent responded that "work-life integration" (which is slightly different from work-life balance) was one of the most valued attributes of a job.

June 05, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


The income gap for smokers

Just over 17 percent of all American adults smoke tobacco products, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

June 05, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


​Gilsdorf joins Sunflower Electric

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation announced that Derek Gilsdorf has joined the company as a line technician apprentice in Concordia.

June 05, 2015 | | Business


Nicholson installed as KFDA President

Bill Nicholson of Hoisington was recently installed as President of the Kansas Funeral Directors Association at the KFDA Convention held May 11-13, at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Topeka.

June 03, 2015 | | Business


Danceography celebrates grand opening with ribbon cutting

Laura Klima has been dancing since she was a little girl. But recently, she learned the fulfillment that comes from sharing her passion with others. Klima opened Danceography in time for fall enrollment in 2014, and has seen tremendous growth since then. "I've been dancing since I was 2 years old and could never get enough of it. It's my number one passion in life," Klima says. "After teaching dance to young girls for a few weeks for the Hoisington Recreation Commission, I quickly realized this was something I wanted to do full time."

June 03, 2015 | | 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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