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Planning for more planners: Whitworth to launch financial planning master’s program

Wealth managers are recruiting new financial advisers here and across the country to maintain service levels and replenish an aging workforce, industry representatives and educators say....

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More older workers expected to delay retirement, INW observers say

The number of people who have decided to delay retirement in the past few years has risen and is ...

Women maintain 401(k)s as inflation concerns mount

In general, Spokane-area women participating in 401(k) retirement plans are either maintaining or ...

Income-to-asset ratio can guide retirement timing

Whether you’re already retired or it’s moving closer to reality for you, there are some things ...

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Cybersecurity becomes boutique industry cluster in Spokane

The Inland Northwest has become a minor hub for cybersecurity and is poised for further growth and ...

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Standardized test scores decline, but so does colleges’ emphasis

Although average standardized test scores for the high school class of 2022 declined nationwide, some university representatives here say those test results mean little for admissions teams, as many Washington state schools are dropping requirements for ...

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Homebuilders job-training initiative gets big funding boost

The Spokane Home Builders Association recently received a big boost for its Frame Your Future initiative, when Spokane County commissioners awarded Frame Your Future $1 million in federal American Rescue Plan funds to enhance its job-training programs. ...

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SCC launches one-year transfer degree program

Spokane Community College is launching a one-year transfer degree which will allow students to complete a conventional two-year associate of arts degree in half of the time. ...

Offering wellness tools can help retain employees

As labor shortages continue to impact companies across industries, businesses are shifting their focus to employee retention. According to Bank of America’s recent Workplace Benefits Report, 46% of ...

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Uptic Studios launches interior design company

Matthew and Julie Collins, principals of quickly growing Spokane architecture company Uptic Studios Inc., are starting a new interior design company. And soon, Uptic plans to move to a larger location and expand its team of architects and designers....

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