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Aiding sexual assault survivors through Spokane SANE

A sexual assault is committed in the U.S. every 98 seconds, according to the national anti-sexual violence organization Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, and a new effort, Spokane SANE Foundation...

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Pelvic PT

While most of us are familiar with the use of physical therapy to reduce muscle pain and improve ...

Nationwide contraception initiative arrives in Spokane

Multiyear initiative Upstream Washington is working to decrease the number of unwanted pregnancies ...

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Spokane advisers on the FIRE approach to investing, saving

While many of us have asked a financial adviser what steps might help us achieve an early retirement...

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Factoring illness, diseases into financial planning

When someone has or suspects they might develop a chronic, disabling health condition...

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Quantum Financial takes team approach to planning

Quantum Financial Planning Services Inc., founded here by Al Herman and Houston Scrudder in 1979, got on the financial planning train relatively early, says Eric Christiansen, certified financial planner and a managing member with the company. ...

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Manufacturing next-generation interest

When Spokane-based manufacturer Wagstaff Inc. landed a series of large contracts recently to produce custom machinery components, a quandary presented itself: the maker of aluminum-casting equipment didn’t have the skilled workforce needed ...

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KSPS develops new workforce development project

Broadcasters with KSPS Public Television say they’ve helped create a new workforce development and education project called Career Explore Northwest that’s designed to guide students and job seekers toward career opportunities in high-demand...

Prioritizing pursuit of professional development

I recently had the opportunity to attend an amazing Women’s Business Conference right here in our own gorgeous city of Spokane. It was three intense days filled with inspiring speakers, thought leaders, engaging breakout sessions, and a ton of fantastic...

Employers should map course to navigate leave law

The coming year will usher in a new era in how Washington state companies handle employee leave. Washington’s Paid Family and Medical Leave Act established a statewide insurance program, which will issue payments to workers who need to take time off to...

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