business and finance

Pessimism creeps in for Colorado businesses as confidence in national economy is shaken

A potentially telling economic indicator just turned negative for the first time since the Great Recession. A regular survey of state business leaders by the University of Colorado Boulder found...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Professional development series offered

The La Plata County Economic Development Alliance will offer its professional development series, “The Influential Manager,” for the fifth consecutive year. The series will offer workshops one...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

The Community Foundation to host nonprofit board training

The Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado will host two comprehensive, three-part training series on nonprofit board best practices. The training series for board members will be held...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

CU program workshop to teach entrepreneurship

The Demystifying Entrepreneurship workshop on Oct. 11 and 12 is a refresher to recharge innovation and find new growth for existing businesses, while providing a primer for new businesses...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

No-interest loans aim to develop agricultural economy

A new regional nonprofit, Four Corners Slow Money, wants to help develop the regional agricultural economy by providing small-scale farmers and food-focused entrepreneurs with no-interest loans. ...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

At C Squared Social, it’s all in the family

C Squared Social, recently ranked as one of the fastest-growing companies in the country by Inc. magazine, may be headquartered in San Diego, but the roots of the targeted social media marketing...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Get ready for a fabulous fall in downtown Durango

Fall is a great time to get back downtown. Now that the summer tourists have gone home, the Durango Business Improvement District has several things planned over the next month for the locals to...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

U.S. long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 3.64%

WASHINGTON – U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week following a sharp rise the week before, making September the most volatile month for the key 30-year loan since March. Mortgage rates have...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Region 9 receives funding through grant

The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado Inc. has received $500,000 of additional loan funds through a Community Development Block Grant contract between the Colorado Office...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

FredrickZink & Associates CPAs welcomes Elise Smedley

Elise Smedley has joined the FredrickZink & Associates team as a senior accountant, bringing eight years of experience to the audit and accounting services team. A native of New England, Smedley...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Sky Ute Casino Resort welcomes new assistant general manager

The Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council has selected Travis Garlick as the Assistant general manager of the Sky Ute Casino Resort. Since 1996, Garlick has dedicated his career to the Southern Ute...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Rachel Kuss has completed Certified Financial Planner

Rachel Kuss of Kennebec Wealth Management has completed the Certified Financial Planner process and has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards to use the Certified...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

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