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Credit Union of America offers first-time homebuyers access to federal grants up to $5,000

Eileen Phelps, Sr. vice president and chief services officer of Credit Union of America (CUA), announced this week that CUA has been approved and is ready to offer grants to first-time homebuyers through the Federal Home Loan Bank's Homeownership Set-aside Program. If ownership of the home is kept for at least five years the homeowner then has no responsibility to pay the funds back to the program. Not all financial institutions are approved for this program. Those approved, like CUA, are limited on how many grants are offered per month.

May 14, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


EDC competition dancing away with awards

The competition team at Euphoria Dance Center has been making heads turn from Wichita to Colorado Springs in the past three months. Starting with the Bravo Regional Dance Competition at Maize March 5-6, and returning for the Stage One National Dance Competition at Maize High School April 9 and 10, to Talent on Parade Regional Dance Competition April 22-23 at Colorado Springs, Colo., and finally the Talent on Parade Regional Dance Competition at Century II at Wichita, Great Bend dancers have been racking up trophies and awards at a frenetic pace. We have highlights from each competition:

May 13, 2016 | Veronica Coons | Business


How to make crowdfunding work for fundraiser and contributors

Apparently, the success of asking strangers for money all depends on how you’re doing the asking.

May 11, 2016 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


Nex-Tech brings Netflix content closer to home

More people than ever are turning to the Internet for video entertainment. The most popular option for Internet-accessed movies and TV shows is the streaming service Netflix.

May 10, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


How much it costs to be Captain America

The life of a superhero doesn't come cheap. It would cost more than $54 million to transform into Captain America, according to an analysis from Time Money.

May 09, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Business


Sunflower Bank’s ABC Program to raise money for education proves to be a success

Sunflower Bank raised $102,500 during its 2016 ABC campaign developed to support education in our communities. Over $7,450 of the total is being donated to schools and students in Great Bend and Ellinwood. The program began in 2001 and has generated over $1,036,700 throughout the past 15 years for schools and students in Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri.

May 07, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


GBRH Imaging Department Continues to Diversify and Cross-Train

More than a dozen people work in the Imaging Department at Great Bend Regional Hospital, serving thousands of patients each year. The physician-owned hospital offers six different modalities in Radiology, with each modality requiring the technologists to learn different physics, plus special anatomy features. While difficult, this doesn't stop the hospital's staff from pursuing continuing education whenever possible.

May 05, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


The U.S. hands over $5.28 billion a year to these 5 countries

Every year Americans pay anywhere between 10 and 39 percent of their paycheck in federal income tax. Where do those tax dollars end up? Most are used in the U.S. for government programs, but some are spread out across the globe.

May 05, 2016 | Sam Turner Deseret News | Business


Why millennials should rely on their own savings and not government retirement programs

The good news is that millennials are starting to save for retirement at a younger age than any previous generation.

May 04, 2016 | Sam Turner Deseret News | Business


Landmark National Bank ranked among top community banks

Landmark National Bank was recently named to American Banker's "Top 200 Publicly Traded Community Banks and Thrifts." The annual ranking

May 03, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business




Why volunteer work is good for businesses

Traditional resumes are often divided into subheads including "work experience" and "volunteer experience." In some cases the categories of paid work and unpaid work are overlapping.

May 02, 2016 | Sam Turner Deseret News | Business


6 ways to support your family financially after death

Following his unexpected death last week, Prince's sister revealed this week that that the pop icon had left no will.

May 01, 2016 | Sam Turner Deseret News | Business


Relay 5K Raises $2,700

May 01, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


GBRH Hosts GBHS Service Day

May 01, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


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Cherry Village’s Tina Mingenback earns dietary certification

Tina Mingenback has added a new credential to her formal education to better serve residents at Cherry Village Benevolence.

July 14, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Paid parental leave wanted for both genders, Americans say

Few people are able to take paid family leave, but many of both genders would like to. And it’s something for which Americans are ...

July 14, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Are millennials not taking stock in the stock market?

Perhaps it's not surprising that a generation that came of age during the recession isn't investing in the stock market, although those that ...

July 13, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Yager earns QuickBooks ProAdvisor certification

Holste & Bowers LLC in Great Bend recently recognized Sheri Yager for becoming a QuickBooks ProAdvisor to better serve the clients of the locally owned accounting ...

July 12, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Sunflower Financial launches a new investment firm focused on delivering better outcomes

Introducing Logia Portfolio Management, a new investment management firm that partners with advisors to meet the needs of today's investor. Logia, a subsidiary of ...

July 12, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


KDOT announces approved June bids

The Kansas Department of Transportation announces approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. The letting took place June 22, in Topeka ...

July 09, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


HaysMed offers new direct anterior approach hip replacement surgery

Dr. Sukchan Lee, Orthopedic Surgeon at HaysMed performed the first direct anterior approach (DAA) hip replacement surgery at HaysMed in June. The surgery offers patients ...

July 09, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Flame Engineering of LaCrosse recognition

July 09, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


IRS, partners warn tax preparers of data theft risks; launch new campaign to increase awareness

Leaders from the Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and tax preparation community today warned tax preparers that they increasingly are targets of cybercriminals and ...

July 09, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Kansas Corporation Commission announces weatherization grant

The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) announced today it will provide $350,000 in grant funds to the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) to provide weatherization ...

July 09, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


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