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Michelle Singletary: Making personal finance personal

Programs like what LISC offers realize that people need somebody they can regularly call for guidance or when they hit a financial snag — they benefit from someone who will hold them... Read more »

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Dave Ramsey says: Make changes to save money

Spending money on a bunch of stuff you don’t need, and probably don’t really want, isn’t going to bring you contentment. Read more »

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Eurozone looks for dialogue after stunning Greece elections

The election in Greece of a radical party that wants to overhaul the country's bailout program raises new uncertainties for the eurozone. But several European creditor nations hinted they will seek... Read more »

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NFL, YouTube partner to post official clips to video site

Searching for Super Bowl highlights next week after the big game? They'll be available, legally, straight from the source. Read more »

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Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil

A radical left-wing party vowing to end Greece's painful austerity program won a historic victory in Sunday's parliamentary elections, setting up a showdown with the country's international... Read more »

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Lawmakers looking to pump up gas tax this session

Pumping up Utah's 24.5-cent per gallon gas tax for the first time in nearly two decades is on the agenda for the 2015 Legislature, but just what direction lawmakers take with the increase remains... Read more »

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British Airways parent makes 3rd takeover bid for Aer Lingus

Officials say the parent company of British Airways has made a third, improved takeover approach to Irish airline Aer Lingus and an announcement of the offer is expected Monday. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Kia recalling nearly 87,000 Fortes because of fire risk

Kia Motors America is recalling nearly 87,000 of its 2014 Forte sedans because of faulty equipment that could cause the cars to catch fire. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Global economy hopes raised after European stimulus

The global economic outlook just got brighter after this week's big stimulus from the European Central Bank, leading policymakers from around the world said Saturday. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Fueled by oil, agriculture sector welcomes low diesel prices

The recent plunge in fuel prices have been a welcome relief across the agricultural sector, helping ease the pain of low grain prices for growers and boosting profits for cattle ranchers. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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What's in a name? At Grand Canyon, history, possible profits

A major concessionaire at Grand Canyon National Park wants the exclusive right to names like El Tovar and Phantom Ranch. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Faith leaders: your secret weapon in the fight against payday lending

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A growing trend in payday lending has caused churches to help their members by fighting for new legislation, offering financial education and, in some cases, opening lending services within the... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Construction industry booming but facing worker shortage

The construction industry is on the rebound in Utah and across the country, but contractors are having a hard time finding qualified workers for the good-paying jobs. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Concerns over release of personal data from health care website prompt reversal

Bowing to privacy concerns, the Obama administration reversed itself Friday, scaling back the release of consumers' personal information from the government's health insurance website to private... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Rocky Mountain Power offers energy-saving kits to customers

Rocky Mountain Power is offering a free kit to customers seeking to save on energy costs. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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American Express to cut 4,000 jobs from global workforce

American Express announced Friday that the company will eliminate approximately 4,000 positions from is worldwide workforce in a restructuring effort. The company declined to comment on how many... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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GE earnings rise despite headwinds from low oil prices

General Electric Co. posted higher revenue and net income for the fourth quarter, but was held back from even better results by a sputtering performance from its expanding oil and gas division. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Utah jobless rate at 3.5 percent

Utah's nonfarm payroll employment for December 2014 grew by an estimated 3.9 percent, adding 50,700 jobs to the economy as compared to December 2013. Utah's current employment level registers... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Garden gnome fans fret: SkyMall files for bankruptcy

Apparently, airline passengers aren't buying enough garden gnomes, superhero pajamas and heated cat shelters. SkyMall has filed for bankruptcy. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Online storage provider Box soars in Wall Street debut

Box's shares soared 66 percent in their stock market debut Friday despite the online storage provider's decade-long history of losses, a showing that may encourage more unprofitable technology... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Photographer sues Nike over Michael Jordan photo copyright

A photographer is accusing Nike of violating the copyright of his 1984 image of Michael Jordan soaring toward a basketball hoop by continuing to use the image to market shoes and clothes. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Technology improves avalanche gear for backcountry skiers

As outdoor recreation companies increasingly cater to skiers and snowboarders who like to venture beyond the groomed slopes at ski resorts and tackle backcountry terrain, they've put a special... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Ford to take $800M 4Q charge due to Venezuela currency woes

Ford says it will take an $800 million charge in the fourth quarter because of exchange rate problems between the Venezuelan bolivar and the U.S. dollar. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Expedia buys Travelocity for $280 million in cash

Online travel agency Expedia Inc. has purchased competitor Travelocity from Sabre Corp. in a $280 million cash deal, the companies said Friday. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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$2 gasoline: Good times keep rolling at the pump

At some point this will end, perhaps even soon. The price of gasoline will not fall to zero. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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