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Concerns about inflation are, well, inflated, advisers say

As inflation becomes a growing concern for the U.S. economy, some wealth management advisers here say it shouldn’t be a threat for most investors. In October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said the consumer price index for all consumers increased...


Many boomers expect to carry debt into retirement, observers say

A large share—46%—of American consumers say they expect to retire in debt, according to a recent...


D.A. Davidson promotes wealth management for all

Wealth management isn’t just for the wealthy, says Michael Jackson, senior vice president and ...

Sentiments of hope, worry are ever present in stock market

Worry is real. So are reasons to be hopeful. One of the hardest parts about dealing with worry is ...


Cd’A makerspace boasts new director, mobile lab

Coeur d’Alene nonprofit makerspace Gizmo-cda Inc. has a new mobile makerspace, as well as a new executive director to lead the organization. On the Coeur d’Alene campus of North Idaho College, Gizmo’s 11,000-square-foot space in the Hedlund ...


INW colleges focus on cybersecurity education

For every three cybersecurity professionals working in the Spokane and Spokane Valley metro area, there is one additional job opening, according to CyberSeek, a U.S.-based platform providing insight into the national and local cybersecurity job markets. ...


SCC aviation school trains new age of aircraft technicians

As a generation of aviation maintenance professionals retires, demand for new employees with those skill sets has surged, says Andy Dodson, chair of Spokane Community College’s aviation department and full-time faculty member....


Idaho Forest Group apprenticeships help to expand skilled workforce

Millwrights, industrial electricians, and heavy-duty mechanics are in high demand at Idaho Forest Group’s sawmills right now, says Marie Price, the lumber company’s director of training and development....

Professional development opportunities are available

The past 19 months have had most of us spending our professional energy focused on stability and not necessarily growth. Given this particular focus, it is possible that professional growth and development for us as individuals, and perhaps ...

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