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BBB Tip of the Week: Scam risk decreases with age

Grandparents Day was Sep., and it has been shown recently that older consumers have the lowest risk of being scammed. However, that does not mean scammers are not targeting this demographic.

Business Beat

Banking Stefani Daley has been promoted to operations officer at Idaho Independent Bank’s Hayden branch. Daley will oversee employee training related to customer service and banking procedure as well as operational and administrative duties at the branch.

Motley Fool: Prescription for profit

Shares of CVS Health have had a tough year, dropping in large part due to fears about Amazon’s potential entry into the pharmacy business.

Week Ahead

Tuesday Free Tax Workshop for Small Business Owners - Participants will learn about Washington excise taxes, reporting classifications, deductions, tax incentives, sales tax collection and record-keeping requirements. Attendees receive a workbook and reference guide to related rules and regulations. Presented by the Washington state Department of Revenue. To register, call (509) 327-0200. Tuesday, 9-11:45 a.m., Rock Pointe III, third-floor conference room A, 1330 N. Washington St., free.

Car owners say these brands have the fewest tech headaches

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 7:05 p.m.

While voice recognition remains the top complaint among car owners these days, overall complaints about high-tech audio systems, entertainment, navigation and communication declined for the third year in a row, according to J.D. Power.

Older homeowners resist downsizing

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 7:05 p.m.

That’s in part because seniors are working longer, so they don’t feel as pressed to dramatically reduce expenses, and because more seniors are housing their adult children compared with a decade ago.