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  • Vanity awards target businesses
    by nefeeder on July 17, 2018 at 4:00 am

    By JEREMY JOHNSON Better Business BureauEveryone wants to be the best, especially business owners who believe they run their company better than their competition. It can be pretty flattering when these business owners receive phone calls, emails or letters telling them […]

  • Yellowstone Park continues to improve cell service
    by nefeeder on July 16, 2018 at 4:31 pm

    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Cellular phone service in Yellowstone National Park will see improvements this summer despite criticism from some that argue increased connectivity takes away from the serenity of the country’s first national park. Park Superintendent Dan Wenk […]

  • Why traditional credit scores still matter
    by nefeeder on July 16, 2018 at 4:08 pm

    By LIZ WESTON NerdWalletResearchers and startups say all kinds of weird data can predict your creditworthiness. What kind of smartphone you have, who your friends are and how you answer survey questions may foretell how likely you are to pay back a loan. Don’t expect this […]

  • Prime time: A day of deals at Amazon, and at its rivals
    by nefeeder on July 16, 2018 at 3:45 pm

    NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is extending its annual “Prime Day” promotion to 36 hours this year and will try to lure more deal-seekers to the aisles of Whole Foods. Shoppers will have plenty of sales to choose from as other retailers offer promotions to try to take […]

  • 3 money tasks you shouldn’t tackle on your own
    by nefeeder on July 10, 2018 at 4:00 am

    By LIZ WESTON NerdWalletNo one cares as much about your money as you do, but never asking for help can be dangerous — and expensive. In a previous column , I detailed the hazards of trying to do your own estate plan and how problems often aren’t apparent until […]

  • Guidance to ensure charitable donations are legitimate and used appropriately
    by nefeeder on July 10, 2018 at 4:00 am

    By JEREMY JOHNSON Better Business BureauSeeing someone in need is often a trigger for people to jump in and help. Whether it is immigrant children and adults being detained near the Mexico/Texas border, people affected by natural disasters or even people in your community that […]

  • People in Business
    by nefeeder on July 10, 2018 at 4:00 am

    I.F. city attorney honored with state award Idaho Falls City Attorney Randy Fife was recognized recently by the Idaho Municipal Attorney’s Association with the Dale Storer Professionalism Award. Only two other attorneys have been recognized in the state since 2011 with the […]

  • Fall River CEO meets with Interior Secretary Zinke
    by nefeeder on July 10, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative’s CEO/General Manager Bryan Case met with U.S. Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke in late June in Washington, D.C. National Rural Electric Cooperative Association CEO Jim Matheson and two association board members, Case and Jeff […]