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Shoppers skip turkey for a shot at Thanksgiving Day savings

Shoppers skip or postpone Thanksgiving dinner to line up for deals at Utah's biggest retailers. Read more »

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Adults expect to spend $720 on gifts. Here's some expert advice on avoiding after-sale remorse

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A new Gallup poll says American adults expect to average about $720 spent on gifts this holiday season. Experts say that buyer's remorse is not hard to avoid if you follow some advice. Read more »

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5 ways to talk about money with your family this Thanksgiving

There are some money-related topics families can broach at Thanksgiving that have the potential to bring them closer together, not split them across the city trying to score the best deals. Read more »

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Millions expected to shop on Thanksgiving

Millions of Americans are expected to head to the stores for holiday gift shopping on Thanksgiving in what's quickly becoming a new holiday tradition. Read more »

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These two things are helping California's oldest college wipe out poverty

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Founded by Jesuits and located in the heart of Silicon Valley, California's oldest college is uniquely situated to use start-up culture to wipe out poverty. Read more »

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3 Reasons holiday shoppers will spend cautiously

Falling gas prices. Soaring stock market. Unemployment at a six-year-low. Read more »

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Salt Lake City opens door for rideshare services

The Salt Lake City Council has passed guidelines that pave the way for ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft to operate in the city legally, but the companies say the rules are burdensome and... Read more »

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Review: 4 shopping apps that will save you money

Want to save some cash while holiday shopping? The best tool can be a smartphone packed with the right apps. Read more »

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Facing health law hikes, consumers mull options

Consumers across most of America will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Barack Obama's health care law. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Consumer optimism at record high in Utah, report says

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index climbed above the 110 mark for the first time this month, rising to 116.8 in November due to flourishing business conditions and job growth. A score... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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UDOT tow plow drivers train for winter

To prepare for winter, Utah Department of Transportation held its annual tow plow training, in which the state’s 16 tow plow operators received one hour of instruction before getting behind... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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More-confident US households step up borrowing

Americans are slowly but steadily borrowing more money, bringing to an end a five-year effort to cut household debt that has slowed consumer spending and the economy. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Sony settles with gov't over gaming console ads

Sony is settling government charges that it misled consumers about its PlayStation Vita hand-held gaming console. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Google's latest: A spoon that steadies tremors

Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Black Friday shopping catches on in UK

Halloween and Mother's Day have become staples of the U.K. shopping calendar. Now Black Friday looks as though it may be the next big retail import from the United States. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for deals

Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Home Depot faces dozens of breach-related lawsuits

Home Depot faces at least 44 lawsuits in the United States and Canada over a massive data breach earlier this year that affected 56 million debit and credit cards. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Review: 'Smash Bros.' makes brutality adorable

Every few years, Nintendo rounds up its most popular characters, like Mario, Donkey Kong and Pikachu, and has them beat the daylights out of each other. It's not exactly blood sport — there... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Pope to Europe: Accept immigrants, create jobs

Pope Francis demanded Tuesday that Europe craft a unified and fair immigration policy, saying the tens of thousands of refugees coming ashore each year need acceptance and assistance, not... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Activision delivers best game of Skylanders series with 'Trap Team'

Activision's Skylanders returns with a fresh army of plastic toy figures and another gimmick to capture kids' interest. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Seasonal hiring ongoing as holidays approach

With the holiday season fast approaching, retail businesses have expanded their workforce to handle a greater volume of products and customers. But the temporary hiring process isn't quite over for... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Why the ugly sweater business is booming

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There's no excuse not to own (and wear) an ugly Christmas sweater this season. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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US stocks inch further into record territory

The U.S. stock market held at record levels in early afternoon trading Monday. Renewed confidence that stimulus measures from global central banks will help spur economic growth is supporting... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Judge denies bid to halt Illinois fracking rules

A southwestern Illinois judge has denied a bid by a landowners group to suspend the state's new rules for high-volume oil and gas drilling, ruling that the plaintiffs failed to show they would... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Health care M&A leads global deal surge

Large drugmakers are buying and selling businesses to control costs and deploy surplus cash. A rising stock market, tax strategies and low interest rates are also fueling the mergers and acquisitions. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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