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How people on welfare spend their money

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How people on welfare spend their money can be as contentious an issue as the welfare programs themselves. Read more »

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How much money should you be saving from each paycheck? More than you think

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One third of Americans who bring home $75,000 or more annually are struggling to put any money away in savings and are living paycheck to paycheck, according to a report released last week by... Read more »

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Are you ready to start using a digital wallet?

A digital wallet is an electronic device that allows individuals to make electronic consumer transactions using a computer or smartphone to purchase goods or services at retail locations. Read more »

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Introducing the "Bill of Rights for the Homeless"

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A new bill in Colorado wants to give the homeless certain protections under a new bill of rights. Read more »

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Cirque du Soleil sells majority stake to private equity

The founder of the Cirque Du Soleil said Monday he is giving up the majority stake in his circus troupe that has wowed audiences worldwide for 30 years and propelled him from street performer to... Read more »

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One of the biggest issues of 2016 just landed on the Capitol lawn in a gyrocopter

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A little stunt las week involving a gyrocopter and a mailman has people talking about money in politics like its 2012 again. Read more »

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End economic migration, EU border chief says

Recent tragedies involving migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean show that Europe must do more to stop migration by people seeking to escape poverty, the head of the European Union's border... Read more »

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Global, Chinese automakers debut new car models

Ford showed off its new Taurus and Nissan unveiled a midsize sedan designed for China on Monday at a Shanghai Auto Show that highlighted the commercial resurgence of lower-priced Chinese auto brands. Read more »

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Happiness research inspired one business owner to implement a minimum salary

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Dan Price, who owns Gravity Payments, will make $70,000 the base salary at his company. Read more »

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Should you tell your friends how much money you make?

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Telling your friend how much money you make may open up a conversation about income inequality, which could lead you both towards better paychecks. Read more »

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University of Utah commits to buying more local food

University of Utah students could soon be eating more burgers made with grass-fed beef topped with cheese from local creameries. The school has committed to spending more of its food dollars on... Read more »

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Finance officials see rising risks to economic recovery

World finance officials said Saturday they see a number of threats on the horizon for a global economy still clawing back from the deepest recession in seven decades, and a potential Greek debt... Read more »

April 18, 2015

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BMW recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix air bag problem

BMW is recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix a defect that may prevent the air bag on the front passenger side of the cars from deploying in a crash. Read more »

April 18, 2015

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In NYC, debate over saving small shops amid chains' rise

Looking for a "Seinfeld"-style coffee shop? It's sharing the city with 280 Starbucks and more than 530 Dunkin Donuts. A good neighborhood deli? It's competing with some 460 Subways. And the corner... Read more »

April 18, 2015

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Global finance leaders see economy strengthening

Financial officials from the world's major economies on Friday welcomed modest improvements in the global economy while side-stepping fears rattling global financial markets that Greece will... Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Leadership touted at governor's economic summit

Strategic vision and prudent guidance have helped propel Utah to its status as one the nation’s most robust economies, according to Gov. Gary Herbert. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Google shaking up search recommendations on smartphones

Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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U. appoints former state budget director to business school post

The University of Utah's David Eccles School of Business has appointed Juliette Tennert as director of economic and public policy research. She has been serving as budget director and chief... Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Utah unemployment rate down to 3.4 percent

March’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from the prior two months of 2015 at 3.4 percent. Approximately 49,200 Utahns were unemployed in the month and actively... Read more »

April 17, 2015

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SpaceX shipment arrives at space station: 1st espresso maker

The SpaceX supply ship arrived at the International Space Station on Monday morning, delivering the world's first espresso machine designed exclusively for astronauts. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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President of Emirates air denies US accusations of state aid

The president of Emirates airline pledged Friday to combat suggestions that the company received subsidies from the United Arab Emirates, even as his ever-expanding airline placed a whopping $9.2... Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Why do only half of Americans invest in stocks?

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Roughly half of all Americans do not invest in the stock market. Millennials invest in stock at half that rate. Here are some of the reasons why they choose not to invest in stock. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Balancing act: Better balance is top desire of career-changers, survey says

It's not surprising — at least to me — that 59 percent of respondents to a recent survey said a desire for better work-life balance was the primary reason that they would consider... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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RC Willey opens new store at University Place in Orem

It’s no secret that’s something’s happening at the site of the old University Mall in Orem. One of the major players has just opened a new store there this week: RC Willey. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Where does 'cool' come from?

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In 2001, journalist and researcher Douglas Rushkoff decided to dive deep into the heart of how marketers target teens. The result was a Frontline PBS special titled “The Merchants of... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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