Annoying telemarketing and robocalling are now as American as Fourth of July fireworks. It's just as easy to get burned by them as well. According to Consumer Reports Magazine, $350 million is lost to telephone fraud each year by Americans. As in many scams, the elderly are often targeted. It's no longer just a landline problem either: three quarters of telemarketing scams in the U.S. are perpetrated over wireless devices.
The American Red Cross recently recognized a number of organizations across the country that sponsored summer blood drives in their communities, and Great Bend Regional Hospital was among the short list of companies named in the Great Bend area. The recognition was awarded based on the local healthcare leader's success in reaching its blood drive goals, something that many events are not able to do.
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 the new one for Costco's 81 million cardholders.
June 26, 2016|
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 the TOP 12 percent of the approximately 85,000 sales associates and brokers worldwide in the Coldwell Banker® system.
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 to draw scammers like a magnet. Since most people now buy their tickets online, your Better Business Bureau cautions consumers: beware of fake tickets. Counterfeit tickets, tickets that are not in the advertised seats and even fake festivals are being reported. Craigslist, social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, as well as sham websites are all used by crooks to pedal their fake tickets to the unsuspecting. Color runs as well as festivals and ...
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 and consumers in the United States, according to news reports analyzing the issue.
June 23, 2016|
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 Psychiatry Maintenance of Certification examination on April 18. In maintaining Board certification, Dr. Stang has achieved the gold standard in each of the six core competencies of patient care, medical knowledge, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, systems-based practice, and practice-based learning and improvement to practice quality specialized medicine in Geriatric Psychiatry.