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Local wealth managers earn recognitions

Two employees from Grunden Financial Advisory in Denton won the 2014 Five Star Wealth Manager award from Texas Monthly for the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Ricky Grunden, president and CEO of the company, and Dave Ragan, senior financial planning specialist, were both named to the list.

The awards are presented by Five Star Profession and Texas Monthly, which work together for the annual honors. This is Grunden’s sixth year to win the award, and Ragan’s second.

 

Apple entrepreneur coming to UNT

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computer, will speak at the University of North Texas next month.

Wozniak will give a lecture as part of the UNT Distinguished Lecture Series, which brings high profile speakers to campus.

Tickets for the event go on sale Friday, Aug. 1 and are $10 for staff and alumni and $15 for the general public, and are available at http://studentaffairs.unt.edu/distinguished-lecture-series.

The event will be Monday, Aug. 18 at the UNT Coliseum, with doors at 6 p.m. and Wozniak’s lecture at 7 p.m.

 

New app to help people find medical resources

A new United Healthcare app will help Texans find the most convenient and affordable healthcare for a variety of issues.

The app, called Health4Me, allows Texans to find physicians, urgent care facilities and specialists nearby. Additionally, the app provides cost estimates for different medical services based on the user’s location.

This portion of the app is free to everyone and works regardless of what health care provider the user has. For those with United Healthcare, users can download their ID cards, have access to a registered nurse through a chat and have better medical cost estimates. The app is available for download on iPhone and Android devices.

Contact Jenna Duncan at jduncan@dentonrc.com or 940-566-6889.


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