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New best interest rule for investment brokers draws concerns

The Securities and Exchange Commission adopted a new rule that went into effect Sept. 10 intended to require investment broker-dealers to act in the best interests of their client when making recommendations. ...

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Financial Trex targets Generation X, millennial clients

Though it wasn’t her intention at the start, a Spokane-based financial planner says her young firm...

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Self-employed professionals see more retirement flexibility

With Spokane’s booming entrepreneurial ecosystem, more people are stepping away from the tradition...

Rosauers to open first store in western Washington

Spokane-based Rosauers Supermarkets Inc. is expanding its reach geographically with the planned ...

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Worksource’s Talent Solutions team evolve

In an ongoing shift to modernize, Spokane’s longtime employment and worker retraining agency ...

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Is #MeToo movement hurting attractive women?

Few could dispute that the #MeToo movement brought with it a tidal wave of empowerment and validation for women. Originally created by Tarana Burke in 2006, it eventually reached its media peak in 2017 with the sexual abuse allegations ...

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Kindergarten readiness worsens in Spokane area

Both locally and statewide, the majority of kids aren’t entering public schools “kindergarten ready,” state data show, and the problem appears to be getting worse. ...

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Clarifying roles enhances employee engagement

When studying highly successful companies, a common priority observed is the importance of building a highly functioning team of engaged employees. Clarifying the employee’s role and the expectations of each position or role is a key precipitating fact...

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Whitworth’s continuing studies program adapts over 100 years

This year, the School of Continuing Studies at Whitworth University turns 100 years old. The university’s catalogue from the school’s founding year describes the program as tailored “for those whose college career has been interrupted, and who now ...

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Putting the tech in architecture

The flood of technology over the past 10 years has changed the day-to-day operations of Inland Northwest architecture firms, and up-and-coming technology advances have the potential to change the industry even more, experts say. ...

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