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Interactive report on Kansas City's downtown development boom

Downtown Kansas City’s rejuvenation is now rolling into a new era, with the start of the $100 million streetcar line on Main Street and 70 projects in areas that include Crown Center, the Crossroads Arts District, the Downtown Loop and River Market. We map the changes in an interactive report.

Development

Building activity climbs in KC area

Dodge Data & Analytics reported Thursday that $464.3 million in nonresidential and residential building contracts were issued last month in the 15-county area. That’s up from $111.3 million in Feburary 2014.

Building activity climbs in KC area

Dodge Data & Analytics reported Thursday that $464.3 million in nonresidential and residential building contracts were issued last month in the 15-county area. That’s up from $111.3 million in Feburary 2014.

Today's Market

Guest column: Five investment myths

There are many items to consider when determining your retirement goals and objectives. From timelines to investment amounts to portfolio construction, there is no silver bullet—however, there are plenty of myths..

280 Kansas City employees fall for fake hack

A test by city auditors lured log-in credentials out of 280 employees who gave up passwords after clicking on a link inside an email that was part of the test. City auditors also watched to see how well the information technology teams would pick up on what was happening. “Not bad,” is how city auditor Douglas Jones said everyone did.

Guest column: Five investment myths

There are many items to consider when determining your retirement goals and objectives. From timelines to investment amounts to portfolio construction, there is no silver bullet—however, there are plenty of myths..

280 Kansas City employees fall for fake hack

A test by city auditors lured log-in credentials out of 280 employees who gave up passwords after clicking on a link inside an email that was part of the test. City auditors also watched to see how well the information technology teams would pick up on what was happening. “Not bad,” is how city auditor Douglas Jones said everyone did.

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Enter to Win Unlimited Green Fees & Cart Rental for 12 Months Courtesy of Paradise Pointe Golf Complex

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Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

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Visit KC celebrates Kansas City on #IgniteKC

Kansas City is getting a lot of national attention on “best of” lists these days but can’t rest on its laurels. Visit KC used its annual meeting Wednesday to encourage more collaboration and individual efforts to promote the city as a vibrant, multi-faceted destination.

Personal Finance

Money Smart Month kicks off Saturday

The eighth annual event is aimed at helping consumers better manage their finances. Programs will cover topics such as budgeting, savings strategies, credit and debit card usage, tips on how to maximize insurance and health benefits and money management tips for small businesses.