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Restaurant celebrates anniversary of bringing Monterrey flavor to KC

By Chara A Kansas City area, Monterrey-style Mexican restaurant chain is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year.In 2018, Lino Perez and his wife, who had a long history of working in the restaurant industry, opened the first location of their chain, Patron Pollo N Beef, in Olathe, Kansas. Since then, the chain has expanded with […]

Dave says, Finance Column: It’s Not a Good Long-Term Plan

Dear Dave,My girlfriend’s parents are divorced, and they’re both in their early seventies. We talked the other night, and she’s thinking about buying them each life insurance policies. The only coverage her dad has is through his employer. Her mom has remarried, and she doesn’t have any life insurance at all. On top of this, […]

Demands for certain jobs expected in coming years, decades

Commentary by Tere Siqueira The landscape of work is undergoing a rapid transformation. Technological evolution, societal shifts and increasing environmental consciousness are redefining the nature of jobs, creating new opportunities and amplifying the demand for particular skills. Some of the areas expected to have job demands include the following: *Health and wellness: Recent global health […]

Valle Multiservice and Insurance hosts grand opening in Olathe

By Chara On June 8, Valle Multiservice and Insurance celebrated the grand opening of its Olathe, Kansas, location.Established by California-born Rachel Valle, the company has ties to J.C Harmon High School. It was while attending the Kansas City, Kansas, high school that Valle developed her skills and nurtured her desire to help people, she said.“I […]

How to support small businesses

Commentary by Tere Siqueira Small businesses form the backbone of our nation’s economy – and our communities.They provide unique goods and services. They create jobs. They foster innovation. But they also face unique challenges, especially in an increasingly digital, globalized world.It’s crucial that we consumers support small businesses to maintain the diversity and vibrancy of […]

Beware: 8 Red-Hot Frauds

By Sari Harrar, AARP,Part 2 Cryptocurrency ATM Payments Those ATMs cropping up in convenience stores, gas stations and big retailers are scammers’ newest payment method. Pretending to be government officials, utility agents or sweepstakes representatives, they direct you to pay a purported fee, bill or handling charge by sending cryptocurrency bought at these ATMs to […]

How Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs Should Market to Current Customers

By Jessica Larson – SolopreneurJournal.com   Customer retention is essential. Not only does it cost five times more to secure a new customer, but the successful sales rate for an existing customer is as high as 70%. On the other hand, it’s a lowly 5% to 20% for new customers. The importance is clear: you must […]

How to improve your financial health

Commentary by Chara With a new year underway, many people are pursuing their new year’s resolutions. Many of those resolutions concern financial health.If you have made finance-related resolutions, here are some tips to help you achieve a healthy financial lifestyle:*Create a budget: Once you have a budget, you can plan for expenses, reduce or eliminate […]

The Ultimate Guide to Help You Find and Manage Your Second Home

Guest Post by Inspection Support Network If you’re looking for a great investment, a private vacation space, or just a place you plan to retire to in the future, purchasing a second home can be a wise financial move. Before you dive into this facet of real estate, it’s essential to understand the pros and […]

SBA announces restaurant-, food service-oriented grant program

By Angie Baldelomar The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced details on the application for Restaurant Revitalization Funds (RRF) grants.Part of the American Rescue Plan Act, signed into law by President Biden, the RRF aims to provide funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses remain open. The program will provide restaurants and other […]