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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

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

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 is awarded to the TOP 1 percent of the approximately 85,000 sales associates worldwide in the Coldwell Banker® system.

March 15, 2015 | | Business

Despite low returns, traditional savings accounts still popular

Here’s a little math experiment. You have $1,000 you don’t need for the next year and you sock it away in an investment earning a modest .95 percent return. A year passes and you pocket $9.50 in earnings.

March 15, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business

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Milligan brings varied background to St. Rose Therapy Services

Holly Milligan, the new physical therapist at St. Rose Health Center, brings to the job almost a decade of experience in a variety of settings.

October 26, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business

Cherry Village reports successful flu vaccine campaign

As a long-time nurse, Donna Marbut knows the flu vaccine is especially important to the elderly and is gratified Cherry Village Benevolence reports 90 percent ...

October 26, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business

Vendors sought for holiday market benefiting Girl Scouts

SALINA - Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland is inviting vendors to participate in the 50th annual See & Sell Holiday Market, a popular arts and crafts show ...

October 23, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business

Horse Riders Shine In 12th Annual Rosewood Rodeo

More than 40 equine therapy riders from Rosewood Ranch had the opportunity to show their horsemanship skills and abilities during the 12thAnnual Rosewood Rodeo, held ...

October 23, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business

Radio station seeks best Thanksgiving turkey

NESS CITY - Post Rock Radio LLC – which is Kiss 104.7 and My Country 93.5 - along with John Deere dealer BTI of Ness City ...

October 23, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business

KBI laboratory manager receives international award

Carl Anderson, a laboratory quality assurance manager for the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), recently earned the Association of Forensic Quality Assurance Managers' (AFQAM) 2016 ...

October 22, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business

Russell area retailers invited to [articipate in Plaid Friday

The Friday after Thanksgiving means Black Friday to most, but Encore Antiques & Collectables in Russell and other locally-owned, independent businesses across the country are urging ...

October 22, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business

Team Dillons comes through for United Way

When Dillons reached out to United Way of Central Kansas about a volunteer opportunity, UWCK knew exactly what they needed help with. The Literacy Kit ...

October 22, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business

Micah Johnston joins Head Quarters

Micha Johnston has joined Head Quarters, 1104 Main, as a stylist.

October 18, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business

Hurts Donut coming to GB

Hurts Donut is coming to Great Bend at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, at Sutherlands parking lot. They are bringing their most popular ...

October 18, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business

Cherry Village resident, aide share passion for crocheting

A fine sense of touch and decades of experience are two reasons Dorothy Reif is able to create multi-colored afghans. The other reason is Judith ...

October 17, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business

2016 Kansas Optometric Association Fall Eyecare Conference in Wichita

More than 230 optometrists and 155 optometric assistants attended the 2016 Kansas Optometric Association Fall Eyecare Conference in Wichita. Optometrists attending were able to receive ...

October 15, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business

Eakin named second quarter employee

Eakin Enterprises Inc. has selected Betty Delaney as employee of the second quarter for 2016. Betty was selected from factors based on job performance and ...

October 15, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business

BBB tips for avoiding Halloween shopping scares

Consumer spending during the 2016 Halloween season is expected to average $82.93 per household. That means a total of $8.4 billion nationally will ...

October 15, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


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