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Midwest Energy purchases City of Seward electric system

Residents of the city of Seward recently voted by a 3-to-1 margin to sell their city's electric system to Midwest Energy, Inc. On Mar. 25, Stafford County Commissioners certified the results of the mail-in ballot, making the vote official.

April 01, 2015 | | Business


Waters True Value Spring Sweep

April 01, 2015 | | Business


American AgCredit reports increased loan volume in 2014

SANTA ROSA, Calif. - American AgCredit, a farmer-owned financial cooperative, recently announced net income of $98.9 million for the 2014 calendar year along with a cash dividend distribution of $39 million to its shareholders. This compares to net income of $111 million and a cash dividend of $37 million in 2013. American AgCredit has returned over $250 million to its customer-owners since 2005.

March 31, 2015 | | Business


Political polarization is a driving force in income inequality

Once again, researchers have found that political polarization is a driving force in income inequality.

March 31, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


“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


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Scamming the millennials

Everyone is familiar with this stereotype: The naïve and vulnerable aging citizen who sadly loses a huge chunk of their savings to an Internet ...

September 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


HaysMed welcomes new physicians

HaysMed Medical recently welcomed three new physicians to their medical staff. Dr. David Lerner, Dr. Elizabeth Snyder and Dr. Wally Walstrom have all recently begun ...

September 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Local independent business woman earns coveted Mary Kay pink Cadillac in recognition of outstanding

Mary Kay Independent Sales Director Jil Johnson of Great Bend has earned the use of the exclusive Mary Kay pink Cadillac, an iconic symbol of ...

September 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Doctor’s referral not necessary for St. Rose physical therapy

Melanie Schroeter has been providing physical therapy services at St. Rose Health Center for only a short time but she has noticed that many people ...

September 15, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


How fantasy football can be a cost and a benefit at the office

Fantasy football can drain a company’s productivity, costing employers an estimated $16.8 billion over the course of the season. But could factors such ...

September 15, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


The importance of credit scores and how they work

If you don’t know a lot (or even anything) about credit scores, you’re not alone. About half of consumers surveyed by Experian, a ...

September 15, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


How to identify and prevent job burnout

A mismatch between your work and your personality may have more to do with job burnout than your boss or co-workers, according a CBS News ...

September 14, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Why a redefinition of retirement may be in order

With older workers staying on creating a stigma against those workers who don't stick around, a redefinition of the term "retirement" may be in ...

September 14, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


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