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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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Why people love or loathe the Tesla/SolarCity deal

Tesla Motors Inc. announced recently on its website its plan to acquire residential solar energy installer SolarCity as part of an effort to make the ...

June 30, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


The actual and predicted financial fallout of Brexit for America

So, it’s happened. Britain’s citizens have voted to leave the European Union in the so-called Brexit, with BBC reporting that about 52 percent ...

June 28, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


What to expect from Costco switch from American Express to Visa

Costco has switched from 16 years of only accepting American Express credit cards to now only accepting Visa-branded credit cards — any Visa card, not just ...

June 26, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Dianne Morse named to Coldwell Banker® International Diamond Society

Dianne Morse, Associate Broker with Coldwell Banker Sell Real Estate, has earned membership in the company's International Diamond Society, a level achieved by only ...

June 25, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


BBB warns: Watch out for ticket fakery

This is the heart of the summer festival/concert season. Ticket prices are soaring these days, and anything that commands a high price is going ...

June 25, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Kylie Moritz new SLP at Sunflower’s Early Education Center

Kylie Moritz is combining her passion for helping others and her speech/language skills to serve children and families in her new position at Sunflower ...

June 23, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Kristin Steele new St. Rose health coach

Heart and stroke patients can rely on a new resource at St. Rose Health Center that is designed to prevent further problems and provide a ...

June 23, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


How the Brexit could affect U.S. businesses and consumers

As United Kingdom voters Thursday choose if their country stays or leaves the European Union, their decision will be felt across the ocean by businesses ...

June 23, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Why LinkedIn is worth $26.2 billion and how to make it work for you

When Microsoft announced last week that it would purchase LinkedIn for more than $26 billion, some observers were confused.

June 22, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Business


Intake Studios’ Balderston named Wichita marketer of the year

Heath Balderston has been named the American Marketing Association Wichita chapter marketer of the year.

June 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Dr. Stang passes Geriatric Psychiatry Maintenance of Certification examination

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc., (ABPN) announces an ABPN diplomate in Geriatric Psychiatry. Patrick William Stang, M.D. successfully passed the Geriatric ...

June 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


The financial and emotional rewards of downsizing

Not very long ago, living with less implied money problems or a lack of professional success.

June 21, 2016 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


How to choose between setting aside savings or paying down debt

The question might be the financial equivalent to “heat versus humidity:”

June 20, 2016 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


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

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 ...

June 18, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


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