Aurora Business

US retail sales up strong 1.1 percent in March

US retail sales up strong 1.1 percent in March

"Rising wealth, shrinking debt burdens and improving labor markets are helping American shoppers shake off the winter blahs," said Sal Guatieri, senior economist at BMO Capital Markets.

Chances of getting audited by IRS lowest in years

Chances of getting audited by IRS lowest in years

"We keep going after the people who look like the worst of the bad guys," IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said in an interview.

A guide through the complexities of 401(k) fees

"Sorry to say there isn't an easy answer to where to find all expenses on retirement accounts, which is definitely part of the problem," says Jennifer Erickson, co-author of a new study of 401(k) fees by the Center for American Progress.

Cantaloupe or peaches? Lawmaker says, both

DENVER  | Cantaloupe or peaches? Alamosa Republican state Sen. Larry Crowder wants both to be Colorado’s official state fruits. Crowder said Friday that he will attempt to add Rocky Ford cantaloupe to a bill introduced in the Legislature to make …

Broadmoor buying waterfalls from Texas family

The Broadmoor is buying a series of waterfalls near the luxury hotel in Colorado Springs from a Texas family.

Savers beware: Fees may be shrinking your 401(k)

Savers beware: Fees may be shrinking your 401(k)

A new study finds that the typical 401(k) fees — adding up to a modest-sounding 1 percent a year — would erase $70,000 from an average worker's account over a four-decade career compared with lower-cost options. To compensate for the higher fees, someone would have to work an extra three years before retiring.

Aurora clinic hosts national conference for caregivers to work with adaptive technologies

Aurora clinic hosts national conference for caregivers to work with adaptive technologies

“Once they complete the online portion, they come to ‘Deep Dive,’ a day and a half of intensive, hands-on training,” said Mark Schmeler, assistant professor and director of continuing education at the University of Pittsburgh

Development group buys vacant building with aim to build hospital housing

Development group buys vacant building with aim to build hospital housing

At the Anschutz Campus alone, more than 40,000 patients were admitted for overnight stays last year — 26,000 at UCH, and another 17,000 at Children’s, according to those hospital

Take this, Aurora shoplifters — cops turn to Facebook

Take this, Aurora shoplifters — cops turn to Facebook

“It’s not meant to shame people,” said Aurora police Sgt. Mike Hanifin. “It’s meant to be a deterrent, to let people know you’re not just going to get a ticket for shoplifting in Aurora.”

Bill to regulate ridesharing companies advances

The House Transportation Committee approved the bill Wednesday on a 12-1 vote. It still needs to be voted on eventually by the full House. It has already cleared the Senate