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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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Debi Sander Walker sings at Brookdale

Professional entertainer Debi Sander Walker sang for residents of Brookdale Senior Living, 1206 Patton Road, on Wednesday, Aug. 17.

August 19, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Why the decline in teenagers working summer jobs?

Things have changed in the past few decades when it comes to summer jobs and teens.

August 18, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


How to control souvenir spending and still come home with memories

Between standard summer travel and the upcoming Olympics, there are plenty of opportunities available for consumers to buy a souvenir. But is it something you ...

August 18, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


4 ways to find meaning in your job

We don’t always get the dream job we want. But that doesn't mean you can't find meaning in the work you are ...

August 18, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


How to bridge the workplace generation gap

With millennials coming to dominate the workforce and baby boomers refusing to retire, crossing the generational divide at work becomes ever more of an issue.

August 18, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Caitlin Owen joins Sunflower Electric

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation announces that Caitlin Owen has joined the company as an administrative assistant in Great Bend. She joined the company on Aug ...

August 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Roxanne Ibarra promoted at The Plains State Bank

The Plains State Bank announces the promotion of Roxanne Ibarra to operations officer. Ibarra works at the Great Bend Branch at 800 Coolidge St.

August 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Sixth-grader interacts with Cherry Village residents

Julie Stuhlsatz and her young son, Tyler, were looking for a way to enjoy the rewards of volunteer work when they hit upon the idea ...

August 17, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


St. Rose to relocate GBHH&H and physical therapy services

Two St. Rose Health Center services will relocate to the main building in the near future to increase efficiency, Site Manager Zena Jacobs announced.

August 17, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Doula Agency reaches families in rural Kansas

Nestled in your little piece of Kansas is a quiet rural hospital with just a few birthing suites. Unless there is cause for concern, or ...

August 16, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


How the president CAN'T affect the economy

Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, and their supporters, say they have what it takes to put the United States economy into high-growth mode.

August 16, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


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